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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