Compliance Manager – Leading London Law Firm – Generous Salary + Hybrid Working

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  • Salary : Up To £64,000 + Benefits

Leading London law firm has created a new position of Compliance Manager, this is manage the department as well as overseeing two members of staff, reporting to the Compliance and Corporate Partner.  This role is a full-time hybrid position of 3 days in the office and 2 days remotely.  This role is suitable for both applicants currently working at Manager level or looking to undertake the step-up to a Manager position.  Salary is flexible, dependent upon experience paying between £50,000 to £64,000.

Compliance Manager Responsibilities:

• Acting as the interface between the COLP/MLRO, Management Partner and the business

• Direct line management of the Compliance Analysts and Administrators in the team

• Allocating work within the team to ensure that the CDD process and screening for PEPs, Sanctions, Adverse Media etc is conducted efficiently

• Checking all CDDs conducted by the team and approving on the system for time recording

• Providing training and support to the team, fee-earners and business service staff

• Undertaking appraisals for the team

• Managing all internal Compliance systems and e-verification tools

• Responding and dealing with escalated and high-risk queries from the team and escalating to senior management where appropriate

• Keeping up to date with all sanction regime updates

• Reviewing and assisting with client risk assessments and the firm wide risk assessment

• Reviewing and assisting with complicated client and beneficial owner identification

• Administering ongoing monitoring and enhanced due diligence procedures

• Working with the CLOP/MLRO, COO and Management Partner to help build a centralised risk function

Compliance Manager Criteria:

• A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a compliance role within a law firm

• Exposure to risk assessment is essential

• Ability to use own initiative, considering the needs of our clients, partners, and other stakeholders around the firm

• Professional approach and ability to manage own workload

• Confidence to respond and deal with general compliance queries from colleagues around the firm

• Strong attention to detail and an ability to handle confidential information in a professional and discreet manner

• Analytical thinker, with good communication skills and ability to articulate reasoning and arguments clearly and succinctly

• Ability and confidence to manage compliance team

If you are keen to hear more about this Compliance Manager position please apply asap