New York NY
The Conflicts Analyst is responsible for running timely, accurate and thoughtful conflict searches daily for preliminary checks on potential matters, on formally submitted new business, new client and lateral hires.
- Responsible for vetting all information that comes into the department including; requests to the department to re-open matters, new business for new and/or existing clients and preliminary conflict check requests.
- Maintains and updates the restricted securities list.
- Coordinates with attorneys at all levels to obtain information on new clients and matters for conflicts clearance.
- Analyzes information provided in relation to new clients and accepting new clients in accordance with firm practice and guidelines.
- Fields questions raised by attorneys relating to issues of conflicts and client acceptance.
- Creates and maintains ethical walls.
- Works on special projects, such as software implementation.
- Provides operational support including updating various databases.
- Performs other job related duties as assigned.
- Train personnel on use of conflicts and new business intake products and processes.
- Work with personnel in other areas of Information Services to enhance the new business and conflicts business processes.
Bachelor's degree in related field of study or combination of related experience and education.
Experience and Skills Required:
- 1-3 years of experience working as a conflicts analyst.
- Knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word, Intapp and Elite.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to approach individuals at all levels within the firm by telephone, email correspondence or in person with confidence and clarity.
- Ability to solve problems in a methodical, practical way.
- Ability to multi-task, follow-up/follow through, be thorough, prioritize and pay close attention to detail are required.
- Must be able to function seamlessly in a time sensitive environment.
- Adheres to ABA mandates.
- Experience managing projects and meeting deadlines.
- The duties of the position may require extended and irregular hours to perform the essential duties of the position.