AML Conflicts Analyst

  • Job Reference: JO0000004269
  • Date Posted: 5 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Finance / Accounts
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a prestigious international law firm is seeking a Conflicts Analyst to assist their London Office.

The role offers hybrid working in the heart of London.

As an AML/Conflicts Analyst, your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for new business conflicts checks on a daily basis with exposure to lateral hire conflicts checks on as needed basis
  • Data entry, searching and analysis of conflicts data as supplied by secretaries, attorneys, marketing and other administrative support staff into the Firm's conflicts and new business intake system
  • Understanding the business intake and conflicts search process in accordance with Firm policies and procedures
  • Ensure that complete, documented conflict searches are performed for the clients of lateral hire candidates, and major organisational relationships of and investments made by Firm attorneys
  • Prepare and analyse reports and effectively summarise conflict check results in collaboration with the Conflicts Manager
  • Understand legal relationships and the nature of representation undertaken between companies and individuals and incorporate those relationships into the conflicts database and in report analysis
  • Maintain a working knowledge of technology relating to new business intake and conflicts and effectively create work flow changes in the system
  • Assign new client/matter numbers for new firm matters and ensure that all waivers, when needed, have been received
  • Client Due Diligence (CDD) Process, including managing high risk clients, and Business Acceptance Committee Processes
  • Sanctions monitoring, including sanction updates
  • Assessment of AML risk depending on client's jurisdictions, legal regulatory position and commercial activities
  • Assist in compliance auditing and non-compliance reporting
  • Assist in advising the firm on its AML and professional ethical compliance obligations and standards
  • Assume any other duties/special projects as assigned by manager

The ideal candidate will have 3 or more years experience in a Conflicts/compliance environment within a law firm.

If this sounds like a good fit for you then please don't hesitate to apply!