• Permanent
  • Sheffield
  • 25000

AML Analyst
£25,000 per annum
Sheffield City Centre (hybrid working)
Full Time, Permanent

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Income protection insurance
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Heath care cash plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Voluntary critical illness cover (salary sacrifice)
  • Discounted gym
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • High street retail discounts
  • Employee recruitment referral scheme

If successful, you will perform the following role as a AML Analyst:

  • Ensure that data held for existing clients is correct and if necessary, amend and update the same.
  • Liaise with lawyers and secretaries throughout the International Firm in connection with queries arising from client identification and/or credit checking.
  • Establish identification requirements for existing clients in line with DLA Piper policy and the International standard of identification.
  • Research information (from the internet, relevant databases, other information sources) in relation to the identity of existing clients.
  • Request company searches and credit checks from external agencies.
  • Collate, record and store identity, credit and other information relevant to the client identification process.
  • Screen new and existing clients as well as any adverse/other parties against Sanctions lists and identifying links to Politically Exposed Persons.
  • Analyse client identification information, identify the existence of any potential anti-money laundering issues and escalate such issues to the relevant senior escalation point or Money Laundering Reporting Officer.
  • Maintain adequate records of the status of client identification throughout the identification process.
  • Deal with requests for amendments to existing client details on the Firm’s accounting database and use electronic and other systems designed for on-going monitoring of clients’ identity details.
  • Take ownership of building own technical competence to fulfil the role.
  • Work effectively as part of a team and assist with other client intake projects as allocated from time to time.

About the business:

Our client is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Their global reach ensures that they can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. They strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Their clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

About CRA Consultants:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

How to apply:

If this AML Analyst vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at www.craconsultants.com/jobs

Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This AML Analyst vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.

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