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Client Audit & Compliance Senior Manager

Reference: 21564


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

22 November, 2023

Job Title: Client Audit & Compliance Senior Manager

Location: Belfast

About Us:

A leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries is now seeking a Client Audit and Compliance Senior Manager to join their Belfast Office.

They pride themselves on working on some of the most challenging and important deals, delivering exceptional legal solutions that help their clients grow, innovate, and thrive. Committed to leading change in the legal industry, they prioritize their people, embrace new ways of thinking, and integrate technology into their everyday work.

Job Description:

As a Client Audit & Compliance Senior Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and managing the end-to-end client audit process within the firm. Your responsibilities will include developing and implementing policies and governance to enhance efficiency and support in client audit and compliance matters. Leading a team, you will facilitate complex and high-priority client audits, manage resources, and maintain a central repository of information.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the end-to-end client audit process for the firm, handling all related issues.
  • Develop and implement firm-wide policies, governance, and processes to enhance efficiency and support for client audit and compliance matters.
  • Manage and coordinate a “virtual” team of functional experts to facilitate complex client audits effectively.
  • Ensure efficient triage of all client requests and allocate resources optimally.
  • Develop and maintain a central repository of standardized information and data, utilizing technology to support client audit and compliance processes.
  • Raise awareness among partners, associates, and stakeholders regarding client audit policies and processes.
  • Advise firm management on key trends in client audit and compliance matters, providing recommendations for future developments.
  • Become a subject matter expert on client audit and compliance matters, serving as a central point of contact within the firm.

Key Requirements:

  • Experienced senior manager / high-performing manager ready to take the next career step.
  • Awareness of compliance and regulatory environment, preferably within the legal or professional services sectors.
  • Effective client relationship skills and experience in client relationship management.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), with excellent drafting skills.
  • Strong networking and influencing skills, with credibility with key stakeholders.
  • Analytical, innovative, and strategic thinker.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Experience in process improvement.

What They Offer:

A challenging and rewarding career with opportunities for professional and personal development.

Training, mentoring, and practical support.

The chance to work on meaningful projects of global significance.


If you are an experienced Compliance Senior Manager looking to make a significant impact in the legal sector, then apply now or reach out for a confidential chat now!

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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