Compliance Officer – Quant Hedge Fund – 12th November 2019
Our client is seeking a talented Compliance Officer to join its Legal and Compliance department in London. The successful candidate will be involved in the full range of regulatory and compliance issues that affect an investment firm regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and will have the opportunity to work in a highly rigorous but remarkably collegial environment that values collaboration, thoughtful problem solving, and attention to detail.
DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES
This individual will become part of a small, highly skilled team responsible for ensuring that the firm’s activities in Europe are conducted in strict accordance with regulatory requirements; developing, implementing, and maintaining compliance policies and procedures; and helping the firm adapt to United Kingdom and European Union regulatory change.
COMPETENCE REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE
- Candidates should be highly adaptable with an impressive record of academic achievement and at least three years of experience working at a law firm and/or alternative investment manager.
- Excellent communication and writing skills, exceptionally sound analytical abilities, keen attention to detail, and the ability to identify and analyze regulatory and compliance issues in a fast-paced and rapidly changing business environment are essential.
- In-house experience at an FCA-regulated alternative investment manager and/or familiarity with the FCA regulatory framework for investment firms is beneficial, but is not required.