Anti-Money Laundering Manager

40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
02 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Anti-Money Laundering Manager

Permanent, Full Time

Leamington Spa

GBP40-GBP50k per annum plus benefits

Due to continued growth we are working with our client based in Leamington Spa to recruit and experienced Anti-Money Laundering Manager to join the Compliance team.

The successful candidate will focus on anti-money laundering but will also be involved in working with the Compliance team on a broad range of new business acceptance and compliance issues.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the firm's anti-money laundering policies and procedures
  • Complete new client checks including monitoring client data held, investigating company ownership and carrying out risk assessments.

  • Manage documentation obtained to verify clients and keep database up-to-date.

  • Proactively monitor status of anti-money laundering checks and assist the team to ensure all checks are completed in good time.

  • Assist with sanctions checks.

  • Assist with the execution of projects across the team.

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the firm's conflicts policy.

  • Assist the team in carrying out conflicts checks, reviewing activity reports and managing screening processes.

  • Analysing and resolving (or, where appropriate, facilitating resolution of) professional, legal, regulatory and commercial issues relating to business acceptance and client engagement.

  • Monitoring changes in practice, professional rules, regulations and the law as affects AML and Sanctions globally so that these can be reflected in the business acceptance process.

  • Assist and support the Director of Risk & Compliance in ensuring that the firm's policy and procedure are compatible with the Anti-Money Laundering Directive and other current and future applicable legislation.

  • Deal with queries or issues in relation to a new or current Matter which involve Sanctions or AML, relating to professional and legal conflicts issues, business conflicts and other commercial issues

  • Assisting in the design, implementation and delivery of training presentations and other development programmes for solicitors and support departments regarding Client Suitability, AML and Sanctions.

Candidate Specification:

  • Strong experience within legal compliance, legal conflicts management or risk team

  • A good understanding SRA Code of Conduct and Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Strong research skills

  • The ability to establish close working relationships

In return our client is offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days), pension, training and development, private medical insurance, life assurance, healthcare scheme, subsidised gym membership, on-site restaurant and an active social committee

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience click 'Apply' now immediate consideration.