Eden Scott
Contract Type
Practice Area
Compliance / Regulatory
This is a fantastic opportunity for an Analyst to join a large and very successful team.

Job Description

Eden Scott are working with their client, a legal firm based in the centre of Glasgow to source an analyst for their Business Support team. 

Purpose of role

To support the Manager and Global Head of Department in ensuring effective client and matter risk controls are followed in relation to financial crime and other regulatory obligations.

To contribute to ensuring that the firm complies with its regulatory obligations and appropriately manages and mitigates risk issues.

As an Analyst you will ideally be proficient in the following core compliance processes:

Client Due Diligence (CDD) Process

Assessment of AML, bribery, sanctions and reputational risks depending on the client's jurisdiction, legal, regulatory position and commercial activities

Client Care and Engagement Terms

Sanctions monitoring, including sanction updates

Matter management, including matter opening and assessing compliance with applicable regulations, rules and policies, including the SRA's and Law Society of Scotland's Codes of Conduct

Compliance auditing and non-compliance reporting


Conduct the client due diligence and assess new clients and matters for AML, bribery, sanctions and reputational risks

Take ownership of all stages of the matter opening process and escalate any issues as necessary

Review and assess the risks of all new clients and matters, including advising on AML obligations, bribery, basic sanctions, professional ethical obligations, matter and billing structure, engagement terms and inter-office working arrangements

Advising the firm on its AML, ABC and professional ethical compliance obligations and standards

Assists with the firm's internal audit processes

Reviews and updates internal compliance policies and procedures

More important than any particular skill, we are looking for dynamic and flexible team players with highly developed critical thinking who can assess legal and commercial risks presented to the firm and advise on appropriate mitigation strategies.  

You should have - 

Relevant University Degree

Legal or compliance experience working in a law firm or a professional services environment. 

Highly effective research skills 

A good knowledge of relevant compliance rules and regulations, including client care, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, anti-bribery and corruption, money laundering, sanctions

Able to assemble research and produce clear, accurate findings

PC literate with a good working knowledge of MS Office, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Able to keep all general administration up-to-date and under control

You should have - 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong problem solving and analytical skills; can clearly explain and present problems and issues to others

Excellent customer facing skills

Ability to make incisive decisions and remain calm under pressure

Able to effectively manage and prioritise tasks where appropriate

If this role is of interest to you send your CV today or call for further information - 0141 410 1028

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