19th February 2019

Risk Analyst

Reference: NS15911

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 19/02/2019

Risk Analyst


  • Abacus Group are pleased to be recruiting for a Risk Analyst on behalf of an expanding global law firm who are considered one of the leading firms in the UK.


  • Taking responsibility for individual matter inception request submitted via business acceptance system and then monitoring the progress of such requests to finish.
  • Analysing the information submitted by fee-earners in matter inception requests.
  • Applying relevant laws, regulations and compliance policy to matter inception requests covering varied and wide-ranging work types.
  • Liaising with relevant fee-earners and with support departments such as Finance and Business Development at appropriate stages of the business acceptance process.
  • Applying judgement and decision-making in relation to individual matter inception requests and spotting and, if needed, then referring any issues further.
  • Helping to develop internal databases of information for use in conducting regulatory checks and searches during business acceptance process.
  • Providing reports and updates of items on work list as required.


  • Minimum of a 2:2 preferably in a business/law related degree
  • Strong analytical skills are essential.
  • Experience of working in a law firm, risk and compliance or a financial services environment is preferred.
  • Eye to detail, ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting deadlines at speed.
  • Flexibility regarding working hours may be an advantage


  • Excellent basic salary on offer and great reward package!!

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Nicky Strutt

Nicky Strutt

Senior Financial Services & Insurance Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 8048

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