Business Acceptance Anaylst

in Leeds
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Blacks Solicitors LLP is a 28 partner, award winning law firm providing a full range of advice and services to clients.

We’re delighted to be recruiting for a Business Acceptance Analyst to join our newly formed Business Acceptance Team.

The team

Reporting into the Head of Risk and Compliance, our newly formed Business Acceptance team is the next step in driving our risk and compliance culture.

This is a new team, and we have 2 roles available. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference.

The role

Given that these are new roles, it is likely that the remit will adapt as the team grows; however, the initial responsibilities will be to:

– manage the day to day task relating to all aspects of our Client inception processes;
– conduct research on clients, and undertake all Client Due Diligence (CDD) checks in line with the money laundering regulations;
– advise partners and fee earners on specific CDD requirements and risk issues relating to anti-money laundering and CDD;
– assess the risk profile of new and existing clients and respective matters; escalating issues appropriately; and
– other Business Acceptance and onboarding duties, as required.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for candidates with experience within a regulated environment (ideally legal) of conducting CDD checks, and who are familiar with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 (as amended) and the SRA’s rules regarding risk and compliance. Browse our partner-sponsored Glasses, with a variety of options to suit every taste and budget, available to buy online

You will have excellent research and communication skills, along with a solutions orientated approach to your work.

Collaboration and teamwork, keeping calm under pressure and having a commercial outlook are highly valued.

These are fantastic opportunities for those looking to develop within our highly regarded Risk & Compliance Team and to be a key part of our continued success.

We promote flexible and hybrid working and strong focus on learning, development and wellbeing.

If you would like more information, or to apply for the role, please could you send your Covering Letter and CV to

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