Role summary / purpose of job
Part of the Global Business Acceptance Team, which manages the firm’s risk exposure and provides advice to the firm on a range of legal and compliance issues relating to business acceptance (including conflicts, confidentiality, client due diligence, sanctions, reputational and commercial risk).
The Business Acceptance Analyst (BAA) :
Is responsible for clearing the full range of conflict checks, and supporting colleagues in their roles; and
Is involved in the continuous improvement of processes and tools.
Key responsibilities and deliverables
Identifies process improvements and contributes to the wider Global Business Acceptance team for consideration; and
Contributes to an inclusive working environment where all colleagues are treated with fairness and respect, applying the Being Freshfields’ principles at all times.
Key requirements (Communication / skills / experience)
Be (or be ready to become) familiar with professional bar rules and anti-money laundering and sanctions regulations applicable to the firm’s activities across a number of jurisdictions.
Experience of working in an international professional services environment (preferably legal) with a geographically dispersed team.
Freshfields is an equal opportunities employer and all applications received by the firm will be considered by the firm on the basis of their merit alone and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of background.
All offers of employment will be conditional on the candidate having / securing the right to work in the UK and providing the firm with evidence of that right (as required by the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006) prior to employment commencing.
Please note that, in line with the requirements of the UK Border Agency, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA candidate can fill the position.
Freshfields is a Ban the Box employer. We ask applicants to disclose criminal convictions only when a conditional job offer is made.
A conviction does not automatically lead to withdrawal of the offer : we make