Our client, a specialist law firm, is looking to recruit a Compliance Executive to join their growing team in Cheltenham. The Compliance Executive will support the developing internal risk and compliance team with the day -to-day tasks relating to the firms' risk and compliance. As a firm, they are well known for providing fantastic career prospects and a friendly working culture.
You will be an integral part to the Business Management team and your duties will involve opening new client matters, carrying out KYC and risk analysis, dealing with queries, keeping accurate and up-to-date records, maintaining excellent knowledge of client checking and money laundering procedures, assisting with annual high risk client reviews, assisting the team with the development of the firms AML processes and procedures.
The ideal candidate for the Compliance Executive position will be degree qualified (preferably law or GDL equivalent) 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.