Compliance Officer

City of London
30 Oct 2019

Morgan McKinley are more than just a professional staffing and talent solutions company. With offices in 9 countries and three specialist sister brands, every one of our 800+ employees shares a belief in the power of helping others realise their goals. Every day we go beyond to improve the lives of our clients, our candidates and our colleagues, because their success, means our success.

This role is based at our flagship office in London. The main focus of this role is to provide Compliance screening support to all areas within our agency including Ireland and our Regional Offices. A rewarding role with a lot of development potential for the right person.
Office hours are 08:30 - 17:30 (flexible working hours also available as long as the desk is covered, and workload is fully complete)


  • Ensuring all right to work checks have been carried out on all candidates
  • Conducting reference checks on all candidates in line with the compliance requirements tailored per client
  • Conducting additional pre-employment screening checks via external Screening Partner's where required i.e. criminal and credit checks
  • Responsible for updating the internal compliance tracker on a regular basis
  • Liaising with Consultants, Clients and Candidates with regards to compliance updates and with regards to Service Level Agreements
  • Collating Pre-Employment Screening Packs ready for internal audit by Team Leader Scan the audited
  • pack to the internal secure drive and dispose of any hard copies in the confidential paper bin
  • Providing legislative advice to Clients, Candidates and Consultants on a range of recruitment legislation where required i.e. IR35 and right to work
  • Demonstrating excellent customer service at all times
  • Assisting with on-site or external Client Audits as required
  • Working effectively as part of a wider team with a multi-disciplined approach
  • Meeting Candidates where required to complete the compliance screening process
  • Adhering to the Team Internal Compliance processes and policies
  • Managing and responding promptly to external reference requests received to a dedicated mailbox within the agreed Service Level Agreement


  • IT literate and MS Office proficiency
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Experience of working in a pressurised sales environment
  • Experience of working for an international company

Person Profile

  • Committed to delivering excellent customer service to Clients, Candidates and Consultants
  • Alwaysseeking 'ways to improve' and going that extra mile
  • Ability to work in a professional manner, think outside the box and be a self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task, manage conflicting deadlines and work in a highly organised manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player - versatile and prepared to support other team members and colleagues across the business
  • Excellent attention to detail

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