Senior Compliance Officer

35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP45000/annum Benefits
08 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Compliance Officer

Senior Compliance Officer
Permanent: GBP35-45K DOE + benefits

The organisation, a well respected Tier 1 Legal Firm, seeks a Senior Compliance Officer to join their established compliance team and play a key role in their continued development.

The Senior Compliance Officers main responsibilities will be three fold: ensuring compliance with SRA codes of conduct, implementation of CDD procedures and finally, supporting the MLRO and being AML SME.

The role will see you dealing with colleagues throughout the business, from senior management through to ground-level advisors, advancing and empowering a risk aware culture based on ethics and integrity. From a legislative perspective you will ensure compliance with FCA due diligence (CDD)
guidelines in addition to regulations around AML.

SRA compliance will also be an important feature of the role - with reference to rules 3 and 4 specifically. As a further part of the role you will support the Nominated Officer/MLRO, ensuring that all SAR's are investigated without delay and action taken where appropriate.

Essential criteria:

- Experience implementing and managing CDD requirements of the Money Laundering Regulations Act
- Experience working within a risk and compliance function
- In depth knowledge of the Law Society AML practice note

Desirable knowledge, skills and experience:

- Experience working in a legal compliance environment
- Expertise around the Solicitors Regulatory Authority Code of Conduct
- Supervisory experience/ Team Leading experience

In addition to a highly competitive package, our client is able to offer you the opportunity to play a key role in the management and development of the firms compliance team in addition to excellent, genuine, future career opportunities.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Compliance Officer to make a step up in your career and help shape the compliance function of a large legal firm.

To apply for the role, send your CV to Alex in the Manchester office alongside a suitable time to talk.

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