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Risk and Compliance Manager (CDD)

London, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


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We're Norton Rose Fulbright - a global law firm with over 50 offices and 7,000 employees worldwide.

We are looking for a Risk & Compliance Manager (CDD) to join the Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (NRFLLP) Compliance Team, based in London. As well as the relevant skills and experience, we're looking for people who are innovative, commercial and value the work that they do. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view and believe diversity drives innovation,so we're building a culture where difference is valued.

The Team

The Global Compliance Team is led by a Global Head of Compliance (based in Australia) who is supported by compliance teams in each of the five Norton Rose Fulbright Member Firms. The NRFLLP Compliance teamis led by a Chief Compliance Officer (based in London) who is supported by a team of approximately 60 staff in our offices the UK, the Middle East and Asia.

The Role
The role is based in London and reports to the Head of Anti-Money Laundering.

While the majority of the work relates to carrying out Client Due Diligence and managing a team in relation to the same (as presented through the firm's new business acceptance processes), the role also involves assisting with broader financial crime matters (such as AML, sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption), as well as more general compliance and professional conduct issues and related project work to develop the team and its standing in the Firm.

In addition to being a CDD subject matter expert, you will take the lead on business acceptance processes (including the maintenance of the supporting policies and procedures and recommendations for system changes) and will be the principal training contact for these matters for the team and the wider business.

The successful candidate:

  • At least 5 years' experience in a compliance role in a professional services environment

  • At least 2 years' experience of leading/managing a team

  • Good knowledge of AML regulations and experience of applying them in an international context

  • An understanding of different, complex, transaction types (strongly desired)

  • Ability to critically evaluate a number of different information sources quickly, identify key risk issues and explain why the risks identified are problematic and what steps could be taken to mitigate/remove them

  • Uses initiative. Considers needs of clients, partners, and senior members of the

  • Compliance Team and proactively looks at ways to deliver effectively and efficiently, adding value wherever possible

  • Analytical thinker, with good communication skills and ability to articulate reasoning and arguments clearly and succinctly

  • Professional approach and a level of confidence to work successfully across the partnership and firm

  • Sufficiently confident to use own judgement and exercise risk-based decisions on a daily basis

  • An ability to make difficult decisions and to act as an escalation point for other members of the team

  • Motivated and flexible in approach to work based on business and client demands

  • Well organised and able to multitask and prioritise work when busy and to work accurately whilst under pressure

  • Discreet and professional approach

Our clients come first and whilst we have a high performance culture and work hard as a team, in return we offer range of competitive benefits including:

  • 25 days hols + Bank hols - Buy/sell
  • GP Service
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Flexible working

In addition, we are proud of our established health and wellbeing programme which supports our employees through mental, physical and lifestyle challenges.

Norton Rose Fulbright is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace where everyone can realise their full potential and career ambitions on the basis of merit and skill. We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks.

Norton Rose Fulbright is an equal opportunities employer. We will make reasonable adjustments to our application process to ensure that you have the best chance of success. We understand that there's not a "one size fits all" approach to adjustments so our team will work with you individually to understand more about your requirements

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London, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual