Senior Business Acceptance Analyst - Silver Circle Firm

Location Greater London
Discipline: Risk & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33245
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 16 Apr 2025 00:59

Are you ready to take the lead in transforming risk management practices at a top-tier law firm?We are delighted to offer an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Business Acceptance Analyst to join an esteemed risk management department at a prestigious London-based law firm. This role presents a unique opportunity to significantly influence the evolution and enhancement of the team and processes.


The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in managing the firm's risks associated with new clients and mandates. This includes conducting conflict checks, customer due diligence, risk assessments, and providing essential advice on legal and reputational risks to ensure compliance and uphold the firm's esteemed reputation. Reporting directly to the Head of Business Acceptance, who also serves as the Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer (DMLRO), this role is critical in supporting the firm's compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.


Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Conduct and resolve conflicts and confidentiality issues during client intake processes.

  • Perform detailed client due diligence to assess AML/CTF and sanctions risks.

  • Identify and analyse risks associated with politically exposed persons (PEPs) and other regulatory concerns.

  • Lead and mentor a team of analysts and junior analysts, fostering their development and ensuring high standards of compliance and risk management are maintained.

  • Collaborate on projects aimed at improving systems, policies, and procedures within the Business Acceptance team.


Key Requirements Include:


  • Minimum three years of experience in a compliance function within a law firm.

  • Strong understanding of SRA’s Codes of Conduct, AML regulations, and sanctions regimes.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with partners and other stakeholders, providing solution-focused advice under commercial pressures.


The law firm is recognised for its distinctive approach, combining top-tier legal expertise with a culture of agility and solidarity. Committed to fostering an inclusive environment, where every team member is encouraged to thrive and contribute to their collective success, this is an excellent opportunity for career growth in a supportive and dynamic setting.


This role offers up to £65K depending on experience.  Apply now to be part of a team that values professionalism, innovation, and inclusivity and gain the opportunity to make a substantial impact in a reputable risk management department.