Day to day duties of an AML Analyst include, but are not limited to:

  • Management and prompt turnaround of requests for CDD checks made by matter teams
  • Liaising with our lawyers to obtain information about the client and matter
  • Carrying out necessary searches, via the internet and relevant databases (eg World Check One, Compliance Catalyst) to make a full assessment of the AML risk
  • Saving all the search results and documenting all step
  • Drafting CDD reports, cogently setting out your findings and conclusions
  • Escalating matters where required to the lawyer, Risk, or the MLRO
  • Managing own workload, chasing where needed to ensure CDD is progressing

AML Analysts are expected to contribute toward the development of the team by:

  • Delivering high quality and timely output to internal clients, ensuring high levels of client service and alignment with agreed working practices
  • Working to develop an environment of constant improvement: enthusiastically sharing with and helping others; and taking responsibility for aspects of team development, such as intranet pages, training, process improvement etc.
  • Capturing and collating required AML records and other MI in accordance with agreed practice for reporting, SLAs, performance management, and other purposes
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of the team’s service, support, processes, and procedures
  • Demonstrating the values and behaviours that build up the team and keep it client-focused

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Confident and able communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Well-organised and efficient, with good attention to detail
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic, and motivated
  • Collaborative and willing to turn a hand to whatever is needed to meet team aims
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change
  • Able to deal with difficult or demanding situations
  • Self-starting and able to self-manage effectively
  • Commercially aware, with an understanding of the need for efficient working


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification
  • Work experience in CDD, AML, or other regulatory field if not a graduate
  • Good knowledge and confident use of Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)