Risk & Compliance Administrator

Working in partnership with partners, colleagues and regulatory bodies in East Anglia

The Risk & Compliance Administrator role

You will be working as an integral part of the Risk and Compliance Team and will provide high quality compliance administrative support to ensure successful delivery of the Compliance function.  This is a great opportunity for someone that is looking to start their career in compliance in a varied administrative role.

The Day to Day:

Your day-to-day work will include:

  • Support with CQS administration including for new joiners, leavers, completion of training courses and collating certificate.
  • Support with Lexcel administration including the application, collating documents and helping to arrange meetings/interviews.
  • Provide administrative support to the lender panel requirements including: LMS and Lender Exchange; Applications to Lender Panels – new and update; New starters & removing leavers.
  • Support with Insurance administration including the administration of new solicitors, annual renewal application and documentation and stats. 
  • Provide administrative and coordination support to the File review and Supervision review process.
  • Provide administrative support to other Compliance activities such as training, newsletters and articles
  • Auditing and reviewing inactive matter listings, duplicate contacts on SOS  
  • Auditing files scanned for archive and supporting with file closing and prepping to archive.
  • Provide support with deeds enquires and unregistered titles.
  •  Act as a first line responder for basic queries/ requests and escalating to the Risk and Compliance Officer or the Risk and Compliance Officer.
  • Ensuring good standards of data quality and protection are adhered to at all times

What experience and qualifications do I need?

We are looking for a professional and motivated individual who has previous administrative experience in a law firm or other professional services organisation.  It would be an advantageous to have a legal qualification.

What skills and attributes should I have?

The successful candidate will have English and Maths GCSEs of at least C or above, or equivalent. You should also have the following skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail
  • Have excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook) and IT literacy skills
  • Enjoy a fast-paced environment
  • Be willing to be flexible
  • Be highly organised and able to manage priorities effectively
  • Confident communicator

What are we offering?

A competitive salary as well as a modern and agile working environment at the firm’s brand new regional head office, the A12 Commercial Hub, at Marks Tey, Colchester. The A12 commercial Hub offers colleagues free parking, agile working space, and easy access by road (being based on J25 of the A12) or train (500m from Marks Tey train station).

Who will I be working with?

You will be working within the growing Risk and Compliance Team at Holmes & Hills.

About the company

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is a large and growing regional law firm with its heart in East Anglia. From six offices across Essex and Suffolk - including the 14,000 sq ft A12 Commercial Hub at J25 of the A12 - our 140 legal industry professionals work in partnership with clients to provide truly proactive legal services through personal relationships. Acting as a trusted advisor to individuals, businesses and local authorities, the solicitors and support staff at Holmes & Hills take the time to understand clients’ objectives before delivering practical advice through a personal and accessible approach.

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