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Compliance Officer (12-month FTC)

  • Location:

    City of London

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  • Contact:

    Jonathan Skerrett

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7870 1019

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a leading and prestigious international law firm located in the heart of London, is currently seeking a Compliance Officer to join the firm for a 12-month fixed term contract (FTC).

Reporting into the firm's Compliance Services Manager, the successful candidate will be providing overall support, assistance and training to all members of staff across the firm, participating in projects, reviewing procedures and delivering constant training.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Running and sending conflict check searches for analysis

  • Ensuring that all new clients and matters comply with AML and CDD policies and procedures

  • Conducting client screening, sanctions screening and other searches as needed

  • Continuous dealing of queries about client and matter inception, security and record maintenance

  • Maintaining the T&C Register and Engagement Letter Register

  • Compiling statistics and assisting with compliance monitoring reviews

  • Developing and delivering compliance training across the firm

Your Profile

  • Educated to a degree level

  • 2+ years of professional or legal services experience

  • A strong interest in compliance technology solutions (Intapp Open or Conflicts would be beneficial, though not essential for this position)

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jonathan Skerrett.
Phone: 020 7870 1019
Reference Code: SKJ071

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London and New York. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.