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Risk and Compliance Executive

  • Job reference: 916299
  • Location: Wimbledon, London
  • Salary: GBP30000 - GBP38000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Tax & Compliance
  • Date posted: 14/09/2017

My client, a large legal firm employing around 400 staff across the UK, is seeking a Risk & Compliance Executive based at their South West London Office. The company is enjoying an extended period of growth so this would be a great time to join.

The Risk & Compliance Executive will assist the Head of Risk and Compliance to achieve compliance with the requirements of the SRA and the ICO, and to maintain the firm's accreditations: ISO9001 (quality assurance), ISO27001 (information security) and Lexcel (practice management).

Key Responsibilities will be:

  • Providing support and clarity on processes in incident reporting and monitoring, (for example, complaints/information security breaches)
  • Proactively managing the risk and compliance registers
  • Handling individual queries on internal procedures (for example, maintaining confidentiality/new client AML checks/conflicts checks)
  • Coordinating internal and external audits, guiding lawyers when conducting their audits, and carrying out selected internal audits

To be successful you will ideally be:

  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a similar role / related area within a law firm or legal services
  • Previous experience of running an audit
  • Previous experience of ISO9001 and ideally Lexcel
  • Previous experience of handling AML queries and conflicts queries
  • Previous experience of handling information security/data protection monitoring or reporting
  • Excellent IT / Microsoft Office skills (in particular Excel and Power Point) (a working knowledge of Sharepoint is also desirable)

Please apply for more information


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