Risk & Compliance Administrator

Risk & Compliance Administrator - Legal Firm, City of London

Client Details

Our client is an international law firm


Our client is an international law firm, looking to recruit a permanent Risk & Compliance Administrator. Duties include:

  • Familiarise/learn all the firm's Risk and Compliance policies and procedures.

  • Familiarise/learn all the firm's systems and processes which touch on matter inception, conflict checking, CDD checking, sanctions checking and monitoring

  • Run sanctions checks on all new clients of the firm, and enter their details into ComCat so they can be monitored on an on-going basis.

  • Provide guidance and assistance to the Cashiers in Finance and to the CDD paralegals in Bristol who also do sanctions checking and monitoring.

  • Familiarise/learn all the firm's sanctions checking policy, for the claims handling team and assist them when needed.

  • Provide guidance and assistance to the Data Management team.

  • Update the conflicts checking manual and, if requested to do so, assist Sue Poland with the data management manual.

  • Assist with various Risk and Compliance projects (e.g. Firm Wide AML Risk Assessment, AML approvals, PC renewals, GDPR, sanctions, etc).

  • Assist in organising Risk training and work with Learning and Development to ensure attendance records are kept.

  • Ensure the "Risk and Compliance Edge Pages" are kept up to date and that the links work.

  • Liaise with the relevant business services teams to ensure that we have a depository of all the firm's supplier contracts, and all client terms, including both current and (to the extent possible) historical ones (and split by jurisdiction).

  • Ensure documents are in one place and are filed/ labelled appropriately.

  • Liaise with the relevant business services teams to put in place a system whereby the correct people are notified in good time every time it is proposed that a new contract (whether with a client or a supplier) will be entered into.

  • Keep "Risk and Compliance BCDR" details up to date.

  • Assist in putting in place a system whereby we are able easily to identify our clients.

  • Develop strong ties with other business services departments.


The successful candidate will:

  • Have previously worked as a Compliance Administrator or had compliance administration duties or have worked as a Risk & Compliance Administrator or had risk & compliance administration duties
  • Have excellent organisation, multi tasking and time management skills
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the confidence to liaise at all levels
  • Be a good team player
  • Be able to meet deadlines set
  • Good IT skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Job Offer

On offer is a salary of £25,000 - £28,000 + fantastic benefits package including 25 days holiday, medical insurance, discretionary bonus etc.

Reference: 34643410

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