Job ID 10395

Head of AML

Required Skills

Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a leading law firm.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in implementing and maintaining an effective Customer Due Diligence control system;
  • Perform prescribed Customer Due Diligence and KYC checks based on established and updated protocols;
  • Support Customer Due Diligence processes for the Company and its clients;
  • Analyze clients' profiles for necessary risk assessments during onboarding and review stages;
  • Assist in processing, reconciling, and overseeing the Company's Customer Due Diligence Screening filing system;
  • Address internal and external requests related to Know Your Customer and Customer Due Diligence;
  • Stay informed about relevant developments in the field;
  • Attend courses, seminars, conferences, both domestically and internationally, as required by the company;
  • Conduct re-evaluations of clients to ensure alignment with the company's quality and risk management policies;
  • Perform compliance checks and collaborate with internal departments to ensure information complies with Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism procedures;
  • Maintain up-to-date and properly filed records in electronic files;
  • Implement and enforce policies and procedures;
  • Support the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) in day-to-day operational and strategic matters;
  • Contribute to the development and expansion of the Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Unit;
  • Undertake any additional tasks or duties as instructed by Management.


  • Have previous experience in a similar role;
  • Possess a degree or equivalent certification in any discipline (additional qualifications in risk management would be advantageous);
  • Prior experience in compliance and client-facing;
  • Possess established 3-4 years of expertise in the realms of risk management or Know Your Customer (KYC) activities.

Personal Skills

  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, particularly in English;
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive under tight deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, fostering effective collaboration with colleagues;
  • Proficient analytical skills combined with sound judgment;
  • Enthusiastic about continuous learning and professional growth in this field;
  • Proactive in building relationships with all team members, promoting collaborative problem-solving in a fast-paced environment.


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Sectors Finance, Legal & Compliance, Risk & Fraud


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