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Job Title CMI Senior Analyst
Closing Date 15-Aug-2022
Position Full Time
Business Entity Gateley Legal
Department Risk and Compliance
Location Birmingham – United Kingdom
Job Type Experienced Hire

Do you want to flourish in a forward-thinking, straight-talking environment? Do you want a role in a successful team where you will be surrounded by passionate problem solvers? Why wouldn't you? Being part of Gateley is not just about the expertise that you bring; it's about attitude too.

The Role

This is an exciting time to join our growing Risk and Compliance function as we look to recruit a Senior AML & Conflict Analyst to be based in our Birmingham office. The successful individual will have responsibility for undertaking KYC and conflict checks (under supervision from the CMI team Manager) as part of the client onboarding process, as well as advising on other AML matters such as source of funds and effective risk assessments.

The role offers the opportunity for the successful individual to build on their existing knowledge and experience within legal compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collecting and reviewing KYC for high-risk clients.
  • Carrying out in depth research in respect of clients , making use of C ompanies H ouse and corporate databases .
  • Conducting and reviewing sanctions, PEP and adverse media checks.
  • Collecting and reviewing source of wealth and source of funds documents and providing matter managers with further advice.
  • Requesting further information from the business and communicating decisions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Reviewing risk assessments on Int A pp .
  • C onduct ing conflict check s and analysing results, providing direction to the business.
  • Assisting with training and queries within the team.
  • Identifying areas for improvement and following through with recommendations for change.
  • Assisting with the delivery of discrete technical, audit and training projects in respect of CMI. as required by Risk & Compliance / IT/ Audit function from time to time.

Key Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience within legal compliance at a law firm.
  • Ability to analyse documents and other information, with close attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and also independently.
  • Good prioritisation skills, with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Confidence - You may need to have difficult conversations with stakeholders within the business.
  • Experience of IntApp (desirable).

This job description is not an exhaustive list due to the requirements of the role. Therefore, the job holder may be required from time to time to carry out other ad hoc tasks as requested by Risk & Compliance.

The Benefits

With support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around our great development and progression opportunities will reward your commitment and loyalty. We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual performance with an opportunity to receive an annual bonus.

In our culture if the business does well, then our people do too. The Gateley Sharesave Scheme is a key part of delivering our incentivisation strategy and is consistent with the elements of the Gateley Team Spirit. We have therefore implemented a Sharesave Scheme which is open to all employees of Gateley so that everyone in the Gateley team has the opportunity to acquire shares through the scheme to participate in the future financial success of the business

In addition, we have a wide range of learning and development opportunities via our Learn platform to develop new skills and progress your career. Our My Flex comprehensive rewards package includes options covering annual leave (and the benefit of purchasing extra days), cycle to work, critical illness benefit, employee assistance programme, group personal pension, health care, season ticket loan and many more benefits (grade dependent). Finally, with Perks At Work/Home you can select a host of retail benefits that suit your needs alongside a Community Online Academy, free courses for all from fitness to coding to languages to hip hop dance.


Apply without delay and one of the team will be in touch

Diversity, inclusion and well being

We are a Responsible Business and diversity, inclusion and well-being is an important part of Gateley's culture and values. We recruit talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, providing equal opportunities for all to join our team regardless of age, sex, race, sexual orientation, disability, or culture.

We create an exciting and rewarding place to work that aims to fulfil everyone's potential and together to achieve personal and business goals. We offer flexible working patterns to help our staff achieve a good work/ life balance and we encourage candidates seeking flexibility in their next role to apply for any of our vacancies.

We are proud to have been recognised by The Law Society as gold standard for our Diversity and Inclusion Charter and to be Stonewall Diversity Champions.

Additional Information

If you are successful in receiving an offer of a role with our company a variety of pre-employment screening checks will be completed. Our screening checks can include but are not limited to your eligibility to work, professional and academic qualifications, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers. The screening that takes place will be relevant to your role and will vary from role to role.