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Conflicts & AML Analyst - Sheffield - £25,000 - £40,000

Posted 24 January by Career Legal Ended

Are you interested in working in one of the top law firms? Do you need a change in your career for 2018?


A leading law firm is looking to hire a Conflicts & AML Analyst in their Sheffield office!


Key Responsibilities


In this role, the candidate will have the following responsibilities


• Perform conflict checks against the firm's client matter database and undertake false positive reduction analysis
 • Registering new clients and matters - using third party data supplier tools to effectively identify and verify clients and produce an AML checklist with supporting research.
 • Carrying sanction checks for new clients and matters where required.
 • Assist the Money Laundering Reporting Officer in managing the firm’s anti-money laundering compliance risks.
 • Handle administrative tasks linked to the client and matter opening process.
 • Be familiar and keep up to date with the firm’s relevant processes, policies and procedures.
 • Advise secretaries, fee earners and partners on best practice in relation to client matter opening procedures.
 • Work with Accounts, Cashiers, Marketing and Business Development, Financial Systems and IT departments.
 • Carry out ad hoc tasks and projects which may arise within the team to implement and develop risk led initiatives.
 • Contribute positively to the progression of the team by supporting improvements to systems and procedures


Candidate Requirements


Candidates for this role must have conflicts experience in a law firm.

They must also be able to demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:
 

• Good communicator and team player.
 • Attention to detail - someone who is able to spot inadequate or inaccurate information and approach internal clients for further documentation and clarification on matters.
 • A confident yet diplomatic manner - someone adept at explaining the rationale for our client due diligence procedures, engagement letters and billing the beneficiary of our advice.
 • Ability and enthusiasm to handle complex workflow by prioritising work effectively and identifying level of detail needed for each task.
 • Excellent command of written/spoken English, and the ability to tailor style as appropriate whilst maintaining a professional manner at all times. Ability to communicate with non-native English speakers is essential.
 • Willingness to learn and develop as the role itself develops. A self-starter who shows readiness to ask questions and verify information.
 • Conscientious and methodical approach and the ability to analyse.
 • Good organisational skills and the ability to work methodically and accurately. Experience in completing longer tasks or projects is preferable.
 • Excellent persuasion and reasoning skills, and the ability to recognise when to escalate an issue and to whom.
 • Essential applications experience: Word and Outlook.


This is a great opportunity and will move very quickly, so apply now!

Reference: 34312813

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