AML Analyst - Top Tier US Firm

Location London
Discipline: Risk & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33775
Published: 13 days ago
Expiry date: 11 Jul 2025 00:59

Join an esteemed global law firm renowned for its integrity, ingenuity, agility, and ambition. This role offers the opportunity to work in an innovative environment with industry leaders and pioneers, influence compliance across multiple international offices, and enhance your expertise in anti-money laundering and compliance.


As an AML Analyst, you will work closely with the AML Director and Managing Directors of non-US Risk & Compliance. Your primary responsibility will be to conduct thorough client due diligence on new and existing clients to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory obligations in various global offices, including the UK, Frankfurt, Paris, Luxembourg, Singapore, and Hong Kong.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and verify clients, obtaining necessary information and documentation.

  • Conduct risk assessments and escalate high-risk clients as needed.

  • Liaise with partners, associates, clients, and the Conflicts team to complete new client/matter opening requirements.

  • Advise on the ongoing monitoring of clients/matters and review prospective clients for reputational or sanctions issues.

  • Assist in updating policies and procedures related to compliance topics.

  • Lead training sessions on AML legislation and processes, and support new joiner training and staff education on compliance matters.


This role suits someone who possesses a strong understanding of the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, EU Money Laundering Directives, and relevant Hong Kong regulations, or demonstrates a willingness to acquire such knowledge. The you will have exceptional attention to detail and the ability to handle high volumes of tasks in a fast-paced environment. They will communicate professionally and tactfully across all firm levels and be adaptable to new situations, processes, and technology.


With a salary of up to £55k, the ideal candidate will be confident in their ability to interact effectively with staff at all levels, possess strong persuasion skills, and demonstrate a keen interest in becoming an expert in anti-money laundering compliance. They should understand the operations of a multinational corporate law firm and exhibit an in-depth knowledge of its client base and market structure.


Apply now to be a part of this transformative journey in compliance and risk management.