Risk and Compliance Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Belfast / Hybrid
  • up to £31,500 USD / Year
  • Salary: up to £31,500

Graduate Opportunity: Risk and Compliance Assistant – Client Onboarding – Law Firm – Belfast / Hybrid Working – £28k-£31,500k (DoE) + bonus & benefits 

  • Risk and Compliance Analyst – Law Firm
  • Fantastic Graduate opportunity 
  • Successful international law firm
  • Hybrid Working – 3 days at home / 2 days in the office
  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme and great benefits package

We are on the hunt for a graduate calibre Risk and Compliance Assistant to join a successful law firm in their Belfast office. Joining a market-leading organisation, the Risk and Compliance Assistant will support the day-to-day running of the firm’s client and matter onboarding procedures and other related tasks.


What’s on offer? 

Our client is extremely proud of their unique culture and fun, fast-paced environment; they truly value their employees, providing the support, management and training opportunities individuals need to reach their full potential and ambitions.

  • Great opportunity to join a successful organisation
  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working – 2-3 days at home
  • Discretionary bonus schemes
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension scheme
  • Gym subsidy

And much more!


Key responsibilities as the Risk and Compliance Assistant will include:

  • Providing effective support to the team 
  • Carrying out anti-money laundering checks on new and existing clients
  • Conducting PEP and sanction searches
  • Assisting with onboarding new clients and supporting with queries regarding onboarding 
  • Risk analysis on new and existing clients and matters
  • Reviewing conflict of interest searches
  • Collating and analysing new client and matter data statistics for monthly reporting

And more.

What we’re looking for:

  • Recent graduate with with excellent administration and analysis skills
  • Previous experience in a similar risk and compliance role within a law firm or SRA-authorised legal service provider is beneficial but not essential
  • Exceptional organisational skills with excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • High levels of discretion, sensitivity and confidentiality
  • Proactive approach to workload
  • Confident communication skills and the ability to line manage team members
  • Excellent IT skills with good MS Office; knowledge of document management systems is beneficial


Interested in this Graduate Risk and Compliance Assistant role? 

If this role sounds of interest and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, then we’d love to hear from you ASAP!

Please submit your CV, quoting ‘LO – Risk and Compliance Analyst – Belfast’

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Dawn Hamilton

Dawn is a tenacious, honest and gifted recruiter with almost 30 years of experience in the industry. Dawn has recruited for, and placed exceptional candidates in, organisations in sectors that include Oil and Gas, Property, Finance and Legal, as well as Charities and Non-profits. Dawn is passionate about talent sourcing and rises to the challenging task of finding suitable individuals for our clients.