Senior Compliance Officer

An international law firm is looking to hire a Senior Compliance Officer to join their small team in London.

The role involves advising and training fee-earners and support staff on all AML and risk assessment issues, opening matter files, and making sure necessary compliance checks are done.

The Senior Compliance Officer will carry out analysis and report writing, research into companies, and advise lawyers worldwide. They will also work closely with the credit control, billing, and cashiering team.

The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Carrying out conflicts checks
  • Carrying out PEP, Sanctions, and background checks
  • Dealing with the client and matter inbox
  • Liaising with fee earners to ensure outstanding information is requested
  • Training new staff members
  • Mentoring and training junior members of the compliance team
  • Various compliance projects such as insurance renewals and updating policies and procedures

The firm would like to speak to candidates who can demonstrate training and mentoring skills, analysis skills, and the use of your initiative.