AML Analyst

This is an exciting role in London within the office of the general counsel of a globally respected firm. The position will entail managing the firm’s global AML policies and procedures, as well as prepare, maintain, and update CDD records for clients worldwide. This role is well suited for an experienced compliance professional who is competent in handling complex AML and other financial crime-related queries. This includes researching, analysing, and providing tailored solutions to AML and other financial crime-related issues.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducting research and preparing client due diligence (CDD) packs for new global clients, including assessments of reputational, ethical, and sanctions-related issues.
  • Collaborating with AML team members to prepare and update CDD packs worldwide, ensuring high standards and consistency.
  • Coordinating with colleagues across all firm offices to deliver exceptional professional service to internal clients.
  • Aiding AML team members in preparation for internal and external AML audits.
  • Providing general compliance support to AML team members.
  • Assisting senior management with training and developing other AML team members.
  • Contributing to senior team members’ efforts to enhance and improve the firm’s AML policies, processes, and systems.
  • Supporting senior management in the introduction and implementation of new software for processing and storing AML checks.

Key Attributes required:

  • Degree level education
  • A genuine desire to develop a career in AML, including an appetite to learn and develop knowledge in other areas of risk and compliance.
  • Experience of working in an international law firm or professional services environment.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of current AML regulations and applicable regulatory guidance in the UK.
  • Familiarity with MS Office, client intake software and financial crime focused databases.
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