CDD Risk Analyst

  • Sector: LMA UK Finance & Accounting
  • Contact: Suzanne Renwick
  • Contact Email: Suzanne.renwick@lmarecruitment.com
  • Client: LMA
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: Up to £20500 per annum
  • Expiry Date: 10 October 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH403964_1662982560

Salary: £20,500
Location: Newcastle
Benefits include:
support for flexible working and career development, and you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.


Your key responsibilities
You will, as a CDD Analyst, be a key part of a Central CDD team of 30 members, performing client due diligence on potential and actual clients covering money laundering, terrorism and sanctions compliance. The work involves all first line financial crime client acceptance and continuance procedures for the UK and Ireland business. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform risk based client due diligence on actual and potential clients of the Firm
  • Navigate public databases and internal systems to identify & verify due diligence information
  • Conduct adverse screening checks on clients and undertake follow-up research as required
  • Manage personal workloads to ensure queues of work are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Encourage client facing staff to engage with the Central CDD Team
  • Other tasks, as directed by the Team manager and Central CDD Team Senior Manager


Skills and attributes for success

  • You will have good communication skills capable of dealing with wide range of stakeholders, including Partners
  • Ability to establish and maintain a high degree of confidentiality and credibility at all levels
  • Strong team player and proven ability to work with others
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Enthusiastic, positive and resilient
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Maintains high levels of accuracy and attention to detail


To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Experience of working in either a customer services or administrative role
  • Excellent verbal and numerical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive enthusiastic attitude and work on own initiative
  • Ability to build relationships with team members and key stakeholders


Ideally, you'll also have:

  • A basic understanding of Client Due Diligence/Anti Money Laundering
  • An awareness of recent global events linked to financial crime and sanctions
  • Previous experience within a regulatory or professional services environment
  • Education to degree standard will be an advantage