Compliance Analyst

Recruiter
BCL Legal
Location
England, Greater Manchester, City Of Manchester
Salary
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
18 Nov 2021
Closes
16 Dec 2021
Ref
JMA/90279
Contact
Joanna Marklove
Practice Area
Compliance
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Business Analyst

Overview of the firm and function

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to join a major international law firm, providing business law advice of the highest quality.

The Firm:

The Firm has over 2,400 lawyers in 28 offices around the world, providing a comprehensive service to national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments.
The Legal Department supports the firm in pursuing the effective management of regulatory, legal, operational and information security risk so as to preserve and maximise the value of the firm over the long term.

The Business Acceptance Team manages the firm's risk exposure and provides advice to the firm on a range of legal and compliance issue relating to business acceptance (including conflicts, confidentiality, client due diligence, sanctions, reputational and commercial risk).

Role summary

Part of the Global Business Acceptance Team, which manages the firm's risk exposure and provides advice to the firm on a range of legal and compliance issues relating to business acceptance (including conflicts, confidentiality, client due diligence, sanctions, reputational and commercial risk). The Senior Business Acceptance Analyst (SBAA):
* Acts as a technical expert within the Manchester Business Acceptance Team;
* Is responsible for clearing more complex checks, and providing advice and guidance to colleagues;
* Is involved in the continuous improvement of processes and tools;
* Supports the Business Acceptance Lawyers in the management and leadership of the Manchester team.

Key responsibilities and deliverables
* Is the escalation point of contact for all work undertaken within the Business Acceptance Team, including conflicts of interests and financial crime and sanctions checks;
* Work alongside the Business Acceptance Analysts to assess business acceptance requests and facilitate the firm's global client and matter acceptance processes;
* Conducts analysis of potential client risks and collecting and analysing due diligence material required for client verification; analysing and identifying potential conflict (legal and commercial), confidential information, reputational risk and sanctions issues arising from potential and existing matters and, where appropriate, assist with drafting consent letters, erecting information barriers and other required steps;
* Carry out other discrete projects and auditing as necessary;

This is a rare opportunity to join this thriving and exciting team which offers brilliant progression opportunities.

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