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Compliance Administrator – Southampton

We are looking for a talented Compliance Administrator for our client who is a regional private practice law firm based in Hampshire.

The jobholder will ideally have worked in a law firm or at least within professional services such as Accountancy or regulated industries and have dealt with Compliance matters. Working within a small team, the role reports into a Compliance Manager and is a great opportunity for someone ideally of Graduate calibre with admin experience looking to specialise in this area on a long term basis.

You will be responsible for assisting with compliance matters relating to professional standards (such as voluntary best practice) and internal standards. The role will involve:

Attending meetings with team and Partners

Keeping up to date with and monitor, relevant laws and regulations as well as internal policies

Ensuring that your findings are recorded and followed up with management so that issues can be rectified

Updating Office Manual with ammendments

Investigating irregularities and non-compliance issues

Reporting back to business functions on current risk and compliance performance

Contributing to robust and effective compliance controls within the organisation

Reviewing marketing materials, presentations, intranet and websites to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

Assisting in the gathering of internal information in response to regulatory requests

Performing various general administrative duties (such as file creation and maintenance of ongoing administrative projects) using Excel.

Collaborating with other departments to create a culture of compliance.

Skills and experience required:

Prior experience within Compliance, GDPR or exposure to compliance matters within a legal or practice management role would be ideal

A good understanding of how a law firm works

Good administration skills and IT skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Strong attention to detail

Organised and accurate

Ideally educated to graduate level or the equivalent

Confident with excellent interpersonal skills

Able to undertake project work and make presentations to staff

This is a superb opportunity to join a highly successful and well regarded law firm and assist in the development of this key business area, the role will offer a competitive market rate salary and excellent benefits as well as a good long term opportunity within the business.

All applications will be reviewed in 2 working days and short-listed candidates contacted within that time-frame.