Anti-Money Laundering Manager - Elite US Firm

Discipline: Risk & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33642
Published: 2 days ago
Expiry date: 08 Jun 2025 00:59

A prestigious international law firm is seeking an experienced and proactive Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Manager to lead its AML compliance programme. Reporting to the Senior European Risk and Compliance Counsel, this role ensures compliance with UK regulatory standards and global best practices. Based in London, this prominent position significantly impacts the firm’s compliance and risk management, within a dynamic and supportive working environment.


Key Responsibilities

Develop and Manage AML Programme: Oversee the firm's AML compliance programme across multiple jurisdictions, focusing on onboarding, policy development, risk assessments, data maintenance, and control establishment.

Investigate Suspicious Activities: Lead investigations into suspicious activities and support mandatory reporting requirements.

Training and Team Management: Train and manage AML analysts, oversee team workflow, and design and deliver comprehensive AML training programmes to ensure firm-wide compliance.

Monitor Compliance: Conduct regular monitoring of AML compliance and prepare detailed reports for senior management and regulatory bodies.

Regulatory Updates: Stay abreast of regulatory developments in the UK, EU, and US, recommending and implementing policy and procedural changes as needed.


With a competitive salary of up to £100k, this role is ideal for an AML expert with at least five years of recent experience in AML compliance within an SRA regulated law firm. A proven track record in managing AML programmes and independent/SRA audits, coupled with experience in European AML compliance, is essential.

The firm is looking for an ambitious and driven individual with strong leadership skills, eager to make a significant impact in a leading international law firm. The ideal candidate will excel in handling complex situations, making sound decisions, and performing effectively under pressure. Proficiency in AML software, exceptional analytical, investigative, and leadership skills, along with excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, are crucial.

If you are passionate about AML compliance and ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role, they invite you to apply. Join them and play a vital role in shaping their compliance framework within a globally recognised firm.