Compliance Analyst, Client Monitoring Team

Maples Group
28 February 2024
Leeds, West Yorkshire


The Maples Group is a standard bearer in financial and legal services, trusted by many of the world’s largest hedge fund managers, private equity firms and international corporations. Our distinction flows from our carefully curated team: 2,500 professionals characterised by tenacity, ethics and exacting excellence. We hire smart and sharpen smarter, arming talent with best-in-class resources and skills. Operating in key financial centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, our international presence offers a unique springboard for career development and cross-cultural immersion. Our side-by-side financial and legal services are similarly ripe for interdisciplinary learning and growth. The Maples Group looks to add a Leeds based Compliance Analyst, Client Monitoring Team to our team and invites eager and qualified candidates to apply. We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity as we attract, retain and develop world-class talent. Who We Seek Our merit-based culture suits professionals in pursuit of boundless careers and lives. Beyond their acumen, team members are collaborative and conscientious, bringing a healthy sense of drive and purpose to each interaction and to all aspects of their work. About the Role The role includes reviewing client files under the supervision and direction of the Team Leader and Client Monitoring Manager in relation to MCS (Cayman and BVI) businesses and ensure that the Maples Group is at all times compliant with the provisions of relevant financial services legislation in the Cayman Islands and BVI. The Compliance Analyst for the Client Monitoring Team will: • Review client matters in line with their rotational risk review period or upon a triggering event to ensure that data, documents and information remain current and align to current regulatory requirements • Communicate with internal teams and clients to ensure required information is collected timely • Establish strong communication lines with lawyers and relevant staff in order to ensure that Know Your Customer (“KYC”) requests are dealt with efficiently and professionally • Ensure that Enhanced Due Diligence procedures are followed wherever high risk triggers are identified, escalating the matter in line with policies and procedures as required • Ensure that applicants for business, clients and related compliance parties are entered into relevant databases as required and that KYC approvals are accurately applied • Review changes to client profiles that may require refreshed KYC and/or updates to the system (e.g. director, shareholder changes) • Support ad hoc requests and projects as may be required from time to time EXPERIENCE In addition to indisputably high ethical standards and autonomy, the ideal candidate possesses the following: • 3 or more years of experience, working in legal services or professional services • An advanced understanding of KYC and AML regulatory obligations • Candidate must show strong attention to detail • Be comfortable working with time constraints and deadlines • Be able to work with minimal supervision • Be an effective communicator and confident in client interaction • Strong organisational skills • Bright, enthusiastic and quick learner • Proactive and solutions driven • Strong team player • Enthusiastic and committed to pursuing a career in compliance • Knowledge of offshore jurisdictions (Cayman and BVI) BENEFITS & REWARDS The most enduring professional relationships are reciprocal relationships. The Maples Group prioritises employee health and wellbeing. Depending on your location, we offer a range of benefits, including: • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental and optical) • Competitive vacation packages • Educational assistance and professional development programmes • Savings or pension plan • Life insurance • Travel insurance • Global mental wellness programme • Sports clubs and social events


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