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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Compliance Assistant

Bristol, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £27000 - £31000/annum

The Company:

Our client is an award-winning, full service, commercial law firm and they are rapidly developing a national reputation for its innovative approach to delivering legal services.  They operate in the financial services, leisure, retail & consumer goods, technology & media, renewables, housing and public sectors.  Their specialisms are real estate, banking and finance, commercial, corporate, employment, dispute resolution and litigation.

The Job:

On behalf of our client we are searching for a Compliance Analyst, to join them in their conflicts team.  Within this team they deal with all tasks associated with taking on new clients and matters, such as conflict checking, client due diligence, and source of funds checks. 

Your main responsibilities in this role will include:

Monitor and analyse matter risk assessments being completed at the start of each matter and prior to completion monies being sent. 

Follow business acceptance procedures for all clients take proactive steps to help ensure that fee earning teams understood those procedures and are compliant. 
To liaise with fee earners to make informed decisions about whether CDD requirements have been met and mitigate any risks that are identified in client or matter risk assessments

To review and analyse CDD documents to ensure compliance with anti-money laundering regulations, identifying what is missing, seeking enhanced information, necessary and referring where necessary.

To review company information databases, research organisations, and conduct electronic verification searches on clients and third parties using bespoke software.

Advise fee earners on complex CDD requirements including identifying layered beneficial ownership.
The Person:

For this role, our client is seeking someone who has gained some experience in conflict checking and KYC

Good research and analytical skills.

Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload & excellent communication skills

Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Accurate data inputting, attention to detail and accuracy.
The Benefits:

Contributory Pension, Group Life, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days holiday & a flexible benefits scheme.

The Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm, 35 hours per week

The Location:

Central Bristol, no car parking. (this is currently working from home so laptap or PC will be required, but will move back into their centrally based offices in Bristol once lockdown restrictions ease)

The Salary:

Up to £31,000
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