Description

The Analyst, Conflicts Management will assist in providing an efficient and effective service to the Firm's Partners and offices in identifying and analyzing potential conflicts of interest.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Provide all aspects of support to the Firm, Partners, and offices about conflicts management 
  • Assist and review all information submitted on Conflicts Management Requests (CMR) for accuracy and completeness, ensuring that all required information has been provided and is accurate
  • Identify and analyze all potential conflicts of interest and propose concise resolutions to Firm Attorneys to clear these conflicts per professional responsibility obligations and Firm policy
  • Advance the clearance of conflicts of interest by directly communicating with Firm Partners
  • Obtain waiver letters from Partners and clients when made necessary by jurisdictional guidelines, to facilitate New Business Intake (NBI) while protecting client relationships and the Firm's business interests
  • Maintain detailed records on all aspects of the conflicts management process for internal documentation and audit purposes
  • Adhere to all Firm policies regarding conflicts of interest and escalate issues to Management and the Director of Responsibility, when appropriate
  • Process CMRs within the agreed Service Level Agreement
  • Engage and collaborate with team members through the presentation of ideas and recommendations regarding best practice, continuous improvement, departmental processes, policies, and procedures
  • Provide support and assistance on important team projects and initiatives, when required

Experience Required

    • Undergraduate degree or work experience in this field
    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and online research tools
    • Ability to make effective, accurate decisions, judgement calls, and reliable recommendations with support from team members and Management, where necessary
    • Professionalism and the ability to influence in a positive manner
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive customer-service-oriented attitude
    • Ability to engage and collaborate with team members locally and across other Centers
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure, manage workloads, meet deadlines and prioritize efficiently
    • Ability to leverage consultant resources and utilize information appropriately
    • Exceptional problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills
    • Ability to contribute ideas for process improvements and adapt easily to procedural change
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills demonstrated in interactions with all colleagues throughout the Firm as well as Partners and Management
    • Positivity and the adoption of a solution-based approach in all aspects of work