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Compliance / Risk Analyst (KYC)

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #400
  • Salary: $72,000

POSITION: Compliance / Risk Analyst (KYC)

ORGANIZATION: Elite International Law Firm

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Base salary up to $95K, plus generous paid overtime and performance-based bonus, benefits including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K; Life and AD&D Insurance; Savings Accounts; Corporate Gym Memberships; Travel Reimbursement; etc.

LOCATION: New York, New York | San Francisco, CA | Chicago, IL | Boston, MA | Washington, D.C.

SUMMARY: The Compliance / Risk Analyst provides direct support to the entire Risk & New Business Management Department. This role is responsible for analyzing documents and data, conducting complex research, meeting the Firm's compliance requirements and facilitating effective new and prospective client risk assessment.


  • Review and follow up on documentation and information to meet the Firm's compliance requirements
  • Identify and address non-compliance and risk assessment issues with management and partners
  • Update documentation and databases to keep current with compliance status of clients, the department and Firm's guidelines and procedures, as well as new regulations and requirements
  • Prepare formal responses to audit inquiry letters from clients, including entering, tracking, and assigning letters
  • Provide guidance and training to partners and staff regarding the Firm's compliance procedures and requirements
  • Monitor internal information to ensure compliance with IRS
  • Monitor and processes all Attorney Registration forms for domestic offices
  • File lobbying disclosure reports for the firm or attorneys functioning as lobbyists 
  • Research documents involving any new clients, and their Registered Agent
  • Assist clients and Firm with preparation of responses to formal requests for information from FINRA Compliance
  • Handle multiple complex client analysis projects
  • Understand and respond to inquiries from partners, other attorneys as well as staff and demonstrates this understanding through the use of effective communication 


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Prior experience in a law firm or related environment 
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow instructions; organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities; work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

TO APPLY: If your experience meets the requirements of this position, please submit your resume in Word format.