AML Analyst - Elite US Firm

Location Greater London
Discipline: Risk & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33278
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 18 Apr 2025 00:59

Are you looking to enhance your career in anti-money laundering and compliance at a top international law firm? We are excited to announce a career-defining opportunity for an AML Analyst to join the esteemed Office of General Counsel at a highly regarded US-based law firm in London.


The successful candidate will be instrumental in preparing, maintaining, and updating AML client due diligence records for the firm’s global client base. You will play a key role in ensuring that compliance standards are not only met but exceeded, thereby maintaining the firm's distinguished reputation in the legal industry.


Key Responsibilities Include:


- Researching and preparing Client Due Diligence (CDD) packs for new clients globally, including reputational, ethical, and sanctions considerations.

- Collaborating with AML team members across the firm to maintain consistency and high standards in CDD packs.

- Collaborating extensively with colleagues across the firm's global offices to ensure the delivery of exceptional professional services to internal clients.

- Assisting in preparing for internal and external AML audits.

- Providing general compliance support and contributing to the training and development of the AML team.

- Supporting the introduction and implementation of new compliance software and enhancements to existing AML policies and procedures.


Key Requirements Include:


- A university degree, preferably with a focus in legal or business studies.

- Proven experience of at least two years handling complex AML and other financial crime-related queries at an international law firm.

- Strong communication, research, and analytical skills, with the ability to manage a full workload under tight deadlines.

- Familiarity with MS Office, client intake software, and financial crime databases such as World Check.

- Knowledge of current AML regulations and applicable regulatory guidance in the UK.


Our client is renowned for its international reach and expert legal practices, fostering a culture of professional growth and collaboration. This role not only offers the opportunity to work with seasoned professionals in the field of risk and compliance but also provides a genuine pathway for career advancement in a professional setting committed to excellence and ethical practices as well as opportunities for travel.


Apply today to take the next step in your compliance career.