Conflicts & AML Specialist


  • Full Time

Do you have an in depth knowledge of UK Money Laundering Regulations? Are you confident in giving advice and guidance? Looking to take the next step in your career? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Client Intake Team as a Conflicts and AML Specialist.As our Conflicts and AML Specialist you will:Review new client and matter forms to ensure correct details are provided.Act as an escalation point, supporting the team with complex Customer Due Diligence / Know Your Client procedures.Undertake ongoing Anti-Money Laundering Sanctions and monitor high-risk clients.Advise and make recommendations on issues related to commercial and regulatory conflicts of interest for clearance in line with the firm’s Conflict Polices; and,Advise the Client Support Team, fee earners and partners on best practice in relation to client matter opening procedures.Our Client Intake Team are considered an essential part of the delivery of exceptional service, which Burges Salmon is so well known for.  We’re not going to lie this role will be busy and challenging, however at the same time, we believe, rewarding.To be successful in this role you will need:Proven experience dealing with Customer Due Diligence / Know Your Client procedures.In depth knowledge of UK Money Laundering Regulations and the EU Directives on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.To be familiar with complex company structures (e.g. Funds, Trusts, SPVs and International).Excellent communication skills, able to give clear guidance on complex AML Customer Due Diligence issues.Prior exposure to high risk clients, sanctions screening and PEPs.Beneficial but not essential, a good understanding of conflict checking and SRA Standards and RegulationsAbout Burges SalmonAt Burges Salmon, our core values of Ambition, Collaboration, Commitment, Fairness, Quality, and Respect are deeply ingrained in everything we do, shaping our unique culture. We go beyond offering exceptional work and exciting development opportunities; we provide our employees with a professional, friendly, and sociable working environment that fosters a strong sense of community.To explore the comprehensive range of benefits associated with working at Burges Salmon, please visit the ‘working at Burges Salmon’ section on our careers page.We take great pride in the accolades we have received, including being honoured as RollonFriday’s “Law Firm of the Year 2023” and being featured in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022. Furthermore, our unwavering commitment to excellence has earned us the prestigious Platinum certification for investment in people from the IIP.Diversity and inclusion are vital to us as an organization. We actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities, ensuring that our workforce represents the diverse communities we serve. As a Disability Confident employer, we are dedicated to providing a fully accessible recruitment process and guaranteeing interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria. We value finding the right candidate for this role and are open to discussing flexible working arrangements, whether full-time or part-time.For further details, please refer to the attached job description. If you have any questions regarding the role or the interview process, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Jenna Hazel (Resourcing Business Partner) on 0117 307 6060 or Jenna.Hazel@Burges-salmon.comThis job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If you are interested in applying, please submit an application as soon as you canINDBSDocumentsFirm Achievements 2021-2022.pdf (328.27 KB)Specialist Guidance Document.pdf (485.66 KB)Responsible Business performance highlights infographic 2022 v3.pdf (1.40 MB)Job Description – Conflicts and AML Specialist.pdf (60.04 KB)Further LinksHybrid WorkingBenefits & RewardsBusiness Professionals CareersApply nowThis employer is a corporate member ofmyGwork – LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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