Our US law firm client is looking to recruit a Compliance Assistant to join their growing team in London. The Compliance Assistant will support the Risk Management Lawyer 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.
Duties for the Compliance Assistant will involve, keeping accurate and up-to-date records, carrying out research, data analysis and risk assessments for clients as part of the due diligence and verification process, arranging compliance related meetings, video-conferences and telephone conferences, updating existing internal policies and procedures; creating first drafts of new policies and procedures, carrying out KYC and risk analysis, dealing with queries as well as supporting the Risk Management Lawyer on day-to-day tasks and projects and maintaining excellent knowledge of client checking and money laundering procedures.
The ideal candidate for the Compliance Assistant position will be of graduate calibre, 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.
If you are interested in the above role, please send your CV for immediate consideration.