Business Acceptance Analyst

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  • Salary : £25,000

Leading law firm based is seeking a Business Acceptance Analyst to be part of their Business Acceptance team in their Liverpool based office on a permanent basis. This role will involve working to support the Business Acceptance Manager and Senior Business Acceptance Analysts in all aspects of new client and matter intake, working 50% in the office, 50% from home.


Duties will include being responsible for day-to-day tasks relating to all aspects of the firm’s Client and Matter Inception processes, undertaking client due diligence checks and determining the nature and level of due diligence required in order to comply with Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, carrying out conflict searches and identifying and resolving (and escalating as appropriate) any conflict issues arising out of searches undertaken or reviewed, using external and internal databases and conducting research as part of client due diligence, assessing the risk profile of new and existing clients and matters and escalating issues as appropriate, providing advice to partners, fee earners and secretaries on Anti-Money Laundering, general inception, and conflicts queries, ensuring appropriate information barriers are created, amended and maintained, whilst ensuring that any issues arising out of the information barrier process are flagged to the business as required, assisting the Business Acceptance Team in answering various ad hoc queries that come into the Risk Team’s inbox and actively participating in team and firm-wide projects to support the practice and our international offices.  Applicants ideally should have experience in conducting client due diligence and/or conflicts analysis and have worked in a large law firm however any legal compliance experience is allowed and essential, be able to demonstrate an understanding of the SRA’s rules regarding conflicts of interest and confidentiality, as well as commercial conflicts and exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal.  Hours are on a rota, 35 hours a week between 8.30am – 7pm and the salary on offer is up to £25,000.