Our UK law firm client is looking to recruit a Compliance Assistant to join their growing team in London. The Compliance Assistant will support the Chief Operating Officer, Senior Compliance Officer and the Head of Risk & Compliance with all the day-to-day tasks relating to the firms risk and compliance. As a firm, they are well known for providing generous benefits and a friendly culture.
Your duties as the Compliance Assistant will involve opening new client matters, carrying out KYC and risk analysis, dealing with queries, keeping accurate and up-to-date records, supporting the Senior Compliance Officer on day-to-day tasks and projects, maintaining excellent knowledge of client checking and money laundering procedures, assisting with annual high risk client reviews, assisting the COO, Compliance Officer and Head of Risk & Compliance with the development of the firms AML processes and procedures.
The ideal candidate for the Compliance Assistant position will be of graduate calibre with a 2:1, and ideally have some experience in a similar role within a law firm or professional services firm. You must have excellent communication / organisational skills and first-class attention to detail. You will be a good team player, enthusiastic, hard-working and eager to learn. An understanding of corporate structures, such as companies, trusts, and partnerships is desirable.