Client Take On Administrator

Location: Jersey

We have an opportunity for a Client Take On Administrator to assist with all aspects of the client due diligence process within the Client Take On team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Check relevant databases to ascertain whether a potential client is an existing client or whether there is a conflict of interest
  • Prepare client/matter files and open the new matter through the LIMO process
  • Undertake searches, appropriate checks and prepare internal and external documentation as applicable including an initial internet PEP searches as applicable
  • Liaise with clients as appropriate
  • Prioritise and track the progress of CDD documentation and matter opening and obtain progress updates from the client or fee earner as appropriate
  • In consultation with the relevant fee earner agree approach to obtaining additional information as necessary
  • Liaise with members of the Compliance team as required for guidance and advice and arrange sign off of client take on files
  • Escalating any issues/risks arising promptly to the fee earner, group partner or Compliance team where appropriate
  • Ensure an awareness and understanding of Regulatory requirements in the relevant jurisdictions


  • Educated to A-level or equivalent standard
  • Ideally have completed or be looking to undertake a relevant ICA qualification
  • Good understanding of company and trust structures
  • Ideally to have had prior experience in a professional services company
  • Previous experience within a CDD role is preferred
  • Ideally to have had exposure to a compliance or legal environment
  • Good technical knowledge with a willingness to develop an understanding of AML legislation


  • Strong IT skills
  • Good interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Strong prioritisation skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility, energy and enthusiasm
  • A solution driven attitude to problems
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to work methodically and accurately
  • Team spirited
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