Due to continued growth an opportunity has arisen for and experienced Anti-Money Laundering Manager to join our Compliance team.  The successful candidate will focus on anti-money laundering but will also be involved in working with the Compliance team on a broad range of new business acceptance and compliance issues.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the firm's anti-money laundering policies and procedures.
  • Complete new client checks including monitoring client data held, investigating company ownership and carrying out risk assessments.
  • Manage documentation obtained to verify clients and keep database up-to-date.
  • Proactively monitor status of anti-money laundering checks and assist the team to ensure all checks are completed in good time.
  • Assist with sanctions checks.
  • Assist with the execution of projects across the team.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the firm's conflicts policy.
  • Assist the team in carrying out conflicts checks, reviewing activity reports and managing screening processes.
  • Analysing and resolving (or, where appropriate, facilitating resolution of) professional, legal, regulatory and commercial issues relating to business acceptance and client engagement.
  • Monitoring changes in practice, professional rules, regulations and the law as affects AML and Sanctions globally so that these can be reflected in the business acceptance process.
  • Assist and support the Director of Risk & Compliance in ensuring that the firm’s policy and procedure are compatible with the Anti-Money Laundering Directive and other current and future applicable legislation.
  • Deal with queries or issues in relation to a new or current Matter which involve Sanctions or AML, relating to: professional and legal conflicts issues, business conflicts and other commercial issues
  • Assisting in the design, implementation and delivery of training presentations and other development programmes for solicitors and support departments regarding Client Suitability, AML and Sanctions.

Candidate Specification:

The ideal candidate for the Anti-Money Laundering Manager role will have strong experience within a compliance, legal conflicts management or risk team and a good understanding SRA Code of Conduct and Anti-Money Laundering Regulations. You must have excellent analytical and communication skills, strong research skills and the ability to establish close working relationships.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days), pension, training and development, private medical insurance, life assurance, healthcare scheme, subsidised gym membership, on-site restaurant and an active social committee.

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