of the central inception team includes the entire file opening and closing process. They are a point of contact for the firm in relation to client and matter inception, providing training, assistance and guidance to users.
The team can have direct client contact if further information is required during this process. Main Duties Anti-money laundering (AML) and other checksAssessing AML and KYC (Know Your Client) checksLegal research Where standard searches do not provide sufficient information to complete AML checks for a particular client, undertake further detailed research using publically available sources where possible to locate the additional information required.
Conduct any required Controls of the central inception teams processes to include but not limited to; reviewing clients and matters with an override status and clients on the maintained trackLiaise with the risk & compliance team to ensure compliance with customer due diligence on a risk sensitive basis Skills, Knowledge and Experience Strong IT skills including knowledge of MS officeExcellent communication skills able to communicate effectively with all levels of staffGood analytical skillsClear written communication skillsAn awareness of anti-money laundering proceduresAn understanding of conflict checks and credit checks Disclosure and barring service check This post is also subject to a satisfactory response from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.