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Posted about 1 month ago

A well-regarded legal firm is looking for an experienced compliance professional to join their team on a 6 month contact, to investigate sanctions alerts.

Supporting the sanctions team which sits within the risk and compliance function, you will conduct sanctions screening, including investigating alerts and escalating as required.

If you have previous compliance experience, strong analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail, we would like to hear from you.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and processing screening alerts and escalating, as required  

  • Identifying sanctions risks using the screening software tool

  • Managing the group email imbox 

  • Working collaboratively to close any action items identified from risk incidents or audit findings  

  • Ensuring rules and standards relating to sanctions are met at all times 

Experience and skills required:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a risk or financial crime role 

  • Strong knowledge of global anti-money laundering and sanctions rules and negotiations 

  • Either hold or currently working towards a professional compliance qualification

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Good analytical and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise deadlines 

If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.