Reference No. SHE-BUS-2017-012
Office :- Sheffield (UK)
Position Title :- Risk Analyst
Position Category :- Business Services
Shift Details :- 37.5 hours per week, 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday
Weekend Rotation :-
Holiday Rotation :-
Contact Person :-
Key Objective :-

Working within the firm's dedicated Risk team, analysts will be working closely with the firm's client and matter opening team offshore (CMO) and will report to the Risk Managers for CDD and Conflicts.

The role will help manage the administration of the client opening process (in particular anti-money laundering compliance and conflicts), information barriers, and the client data held on the firm's systems.

Position Objectives Expectations :-

• Review the output of the CMO team being sent to fee-earners and secretaries, and review them to ensure the required information (such as draft engagement letters and conflict search results) has been correctly recorded.

• Assess the risk profile of new and existing clients and help carry out client due diligence required for anti-money laundering compliance purposes including liaising with clients.

• Analyse and review the results of conflicts searches undertaken by the CMO team, identify where issues of conflict or confidentiality arise/may arise and advise fee earners on the most appropriate way forward. Escalate and discuss particular sensitive conflict issues with the Risk Manager (Conflicts).

• Deal with fee earner enquiries regarding client and matter acceptance.

• Run company searches and press searches as required by fee-earners and secretaries and obtain any additional client due diligence information which may be required.

• Support the Risk Manager (CDD) and Deputy MLRO on the administration of general anti-money laundering issues and client due diligence matters (such as audits) as required.

• Manage and administer information barriers.

• Assist the Head of Risk & Compliance and COLP in administering the firm's Register of Breaches of the SRA Code of Conduct.

• Undertake compliance audits to make sure that fee-earners and staff have complied with the firm's policies.

• Help administer the firm's Request to Deal in Listed Securities process.

• Assist the CMO Team to manage the client information held on the firm's finance system in order to ensure that the information held is accurate, and work with and support the firm's Finance Department in relation to the general administration of the system.

• Handle enquiries from fee earners and staff regarding new client forms and client data held on the firm's finance system, and general regulatory and compliance enquiries as required.

• Work with the CMO team to allocate client numbers where the client opening process has been correctly concluded.

• Assist in drafting and delivering risk and compliance training across the firm.

• Liaise with the SRA and Law Society on compliance and regulatory matters as required.

• Undertake legal research on a range of regulatory, compliance and anti-money Laundering issues.

• Assist members of the Risk team with research projects and day-to-day compliance and regulatory matters as they arise.

• Liaise with partners and lawyers throughout the Firm where appropriate.

• Assist the Head of Risk & Compliance in the preparation of lateral hire risk reports.

Personal Success Characteristics :-

• Able to meet the high standards of accuracy required.

• Able to work under time pressure demanded by tight deadlines.

• Desire to work in a team but also self-motivated.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills to provide direction to the delivery team as well as communicate directly with clients.

• Flexible, the ability to multi-task, and oversee multiple projects at any given time.

Corporate social responsibility :- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is part of Integreon’s DNA and Associates are encouraged to participate in our various CSR initiatives and opportunities. We have a long term association giving back to communities and an ongoing commitment to impact positively in areas such as education, healthcare, social awareness and the environment.
Educational Requirements :-

Degree is desirable.

Money laundering or managing company risk qualifications or courses.

Previous Experience Requirements :-

Experience of working in a professional services environment is desirable.

Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a similar capacity.

Reports To :- Head of Risk
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