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12 months contract – Law Graduate with KYC Experience and Staff Supervision Experience Required

£60K + Benefits  | London
Ref: 3404P

UK & Ireland / Anti Money Laundering (inc CDD/KYC) / Contract

 
 
Our client, a leading International Law Firm, is seeking a one year Maternity Cover to lead their CDD team. Reporting to the firm’s General Counsel (‘GC’) and also the MLRO, duties will include;
 
• Manage the team responsible for:
- Reviewing incoming conflicts searches and, based on the information provided, specifying CDD requirements and (where relevant) seeking enhanced information; and
- Approving the CDD collated by fee earners and secretaries or identifying what is missing
• Consult on any CDD issues and high risk approvals with the MLRO
• Act as the firm’s CDD ‘guru’ in relation to CDD queries
• Prepare any first draft NCA disclosures for MLRO approval
• Willingness to engage with and learn other RM procedures including conflicts
• Assist the GC with a range of research requests and other projects
• Liaising with the MLRO on wider anti financial crime (‘AFC’) issues including ongoing monitoring and the filing of any National Crime Agency disclosures.
 
You should have at least a first degree in law, a minimum of 12 months paralegal experience in law firms (so can both relate to the cultural of partnership led organisations and understand conflicts) and several years KYC experience from Financial Services. Any knowledge of other European or Oriental languages useful, however more important is proven supervisory experience.
 
For further information or a confidential no obligation discussion, please feel free to call Paul Stanczyk on 020 7330 6960 or send your details to him at paul@compliancerecruitment.com

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