Legal Vacancies

Assistant Compliance Officer - Appleby

Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Law Firms
Salary: Market rate
Company: Appleby (Jersey) LLP
Availability: Immediate

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Assistant Compliance Officer

To provide compliance support to the MLRO/MLCO and firm


The Compliance team provides an essential service to Appleby by providing an advisory service to firm personnel and by monitoring firm activities to enable it to comply with the relevant laws, regulations and internal policies.

The Compliance team is required to work with the firm to identify and manage its risk exposure by ensuring that the systems and controls which exist are effective and relevant in order to protect the firm from both internal and external risk factors, whilst encouraging a culture of compliance and ethical standards.

The purpose of the Assistant Compliance Officer role is to provide support to the MLRO/MLCO and firm by conducting the allocated responsibilities in an accurate and timely manner.  The role will involve completing duties for the Jersey office.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all relevant internal policies and procedures
  • Assist with Customer Due Diligence (CDD) reviews including trigger events and Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), Sanctions and Liaison notices.
  • Undertake client screening and ongoing monitoring to include Conflict Checks, background or equivalent searches
  • Review the output generated by the screening and monitoring activities to decipher the information which should be communicated to the fee earners
  • Engage with key stakeholders of the firm, including other Appleby offices to build solid relationships, improve processes, share knowledge and develop a compliance culture
  • Assist with conducting Internal Monitoring (CMP) of adherence to internal policies
  • Continuous process improvement and sharing best practice
  • Support with regulatory, audit and similar inspections
  • Undertake Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
  • Maintain Compliance Registers
  • Perform ad hoc tasks as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 


  • Knowledge, understanding of the Jersey Financial Services Anti-Money Laundering Handbook
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with an appetite to learn
  • Effective communication skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Flexible, reliable, committed
  • Team player, efficient
  • Customer focused
  • Analytical
  • Assertive


  • Previous experience of processing client due diligence in a regulated or supervised environment
  • Previous experience of client screening and monitoring activities
  • Willingness to undertake a compliance qualification
  • Experience of Aderant, InTake, background searching software, Microsoft Office and Adex systems
  • General interest in the regulatory environment and current affairs

To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to Amanda Zunino, Practice Manager at

For further information or to discuss the role, please call Amanda Zunino on 01534 818229

Closing Date: Thursday 1 April 2021


For more information or to apply for this job please contact:

Amanda Zuzino

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