Head of AML

Up to £150000
09-04-2024 09:21 AM
Our client - an international law firm - is seeking a Head of AML to join their team in Nottingham. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the firm’s senior management - and the wider business - acting as the Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer, designing new policies and procedures, implementing them across the business, and all in all, supporting the firm’s international expansion.

The responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to):
  • Leading, alongside the Governance & Compliance Team, the internal AML Function 
  • Ensuring that the firm is ready for audits in all jurisdictions in which it operates, working with the firm’s network of international MLROs to achieve that objective.
  • Supporting the MLRO on ad hoc AML queries/Issues, providing technical legal advice when needed
  • Delivering training on AML to domestic and international legal teams
  • Delivering training to the client opening team.
  • Acting as a point of escalation for the client opening team

To be considered for the role you will need some or all of the following competencies:
  • Qualified Solicitor (preferred) or Risk & Compliance professional specialising in AML and POCA, with years of experience practising in a law firm
  • Outstanding technical skills, with the ability to provide formal written legal advice to the firm’s partners and MLRO
  • The ability to advise and influence stakeholders at all levels 
  • The ability to confidently lead on projects, engaging with and influencing colleagues at all levels
  • Extensive knowledge of AML, POCA, and relevant case law
  • The ability to build trusted relationships with key stakeholders (both internal and external)
  • An energetic and lively personality, with enthusiasm for providing excellent client service

Please apply with a copy of your CV to be considered for this opportunity.
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