A top US law firm is looking to hire a new Compliance Assistant on a permanent basis to assist in providing administrative support to the Compliance Manager and Compliance Partner in London and to assist in achieving the firm’s compliance with its obligations under the anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing. The role is to work 4 days in the office, 1 from home, working the hours 9.30am – 5.30pm and a salary of up to £40,000 is on offer plus great benefits.
Responsibilities for the Compliance Assistant will include to develop and maintain an understanding of the Firm’s AML/CTF compliance policies, controls and procedures, undertake client due diligence (CDD) investigations in accordance with the Firm’s AML PC&Ps, assist with the on-going monitoring of active matters and, where required, updating of CDD records, advise and support lawyers and their assistants in complying with the Firm’s AML PC&P, assist with maintaining the Compliance Unit intranet page, general day-to-day support to the Compliance Manager and Compliance Partner. In addition, responsibilities related to maintaining firm and client information are to be adhered to by all employees, this includes complying with the firm’s information security policies, protecting 2 of 2 firm assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference, and reporting security events or potential events or other security risks to management.
The successful Compliance Assistant must have a minimum of 12 month experience working within a compliance team in a professional services organisation, preferably a law firm, excellent written, communication, organisational and Microsoft office skills. Standard hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm and a salary of up to £40,000 is on offer.