AML Analyst

Level:
Other
Job Term:
Permanent
Location:
London
Position/Type:
Legal Risk and compliance
Salary Description:
Up to circa £40k
Posted:
15/05/2019
Recruiter:
US Law Support
Job Ref:
USLS-AML19

This brand new vacancy represents a fantastic opportunity for an AML Analyst to work for a prestigious US and International law firm, in the heart of the City.
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced  professional to join this elite International law practice, on a full-time, permanent basis. The firm is paying a highly competitive salary of £35-40,000 per annum (dependent upon experience) + full firm benefits.

The Anti-Money Laundering Analyst will be part of the team responsible for maintaining and updating the firm’s anti-money laundering (AML) records and refreshing historic AML data. In addition, the Analyst will be responsible for ensuring that new clients, new matters and third party payers comply with the requirements of applicable AML legislation and the firm's AML policies. The Analyst will proactively ensure that appropriate client due diligence materials are held on file for all relevant parties and will report potentially suspicious activities to the firm's Money Laundering Reporting Officer.

 

Responsibilities:

 

·         Assess the risk profiles of new and existing clients and third party payers by conducting independent research and reviewing client due diligence materials.

·         Conduct due diligence searches using various third party and internal databases. This includes ascertaining the nature of an entity's role in a transaction and producing corporate trees to ascertain beneficial ownership and subsidiary holdings.

·         Work closely with the Finance Teams globally to ensure that adequate AML checks are conducted in connection with funds received into the firm's client accounts/escrow accounts/IOLTA accounts.

·         Review new client and matter intake forms submitted

Successful candidates will have prior experience of working in a similar position (circa 3 years +), possess a strong knowledge of AML regulations, a high proficiency in legal research and technical applications and ideally an international understanding of professional conduct.

Please do not delay in applying quoting ref: USLS-AML519, applications are being welcomed ASAP and all successful applicants will be contacted directly by US Law Support, whereby a full job description will be provided.

Closing Date:
15/06/2019

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