Compliance Director Compliance Director …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Sep 19
Highly Competitive
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Sep 19
Highly Competitive
Company Overview: We are a well established Multi-billion dollar global hedge fund.

The role:

We are currently looking to hire a senior compliance leader in our London office to work within a global seven person Legal & Compliance team and report to the Global Chief Compliance Officer. The role is to work with the Legal & Compliance team to ensure we are running a best practice global compliance program.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Oversee the London and Singapore Compliance programme (with the aim of assuming the Compliance Oversight and Money Laundering Reporting Officer functions for the UK-regulated business, and the Chief Compliance Officer role for the Singapore-regulated business)
  • Provide strategic input into the Global compliance framework, including the structuring and automating of key processes and controls
  • Act as a first point of contact for compliance advisory to the investment and trading teams, and senior management as necessary
  • Maintain core compliance programme (PAD, Conflicts, Gifts and entertainment)
  • Oversee regulatory reporting including international long/ short disclosures and filings to regulators in the UK and Singapore
  • Oversee watch/ restricted list/ wall crossing protocols
  • Regulatory developments – identify and communicate relevant changes to the business as needed
  • Manage roll out of Compliance training
  • Act as SME for MiFID T+1 & Intraday reporting
  • Roll out the Compliance Monitoring Programme throughout UK and Singapore offices, and conduct regular surveillance activities
  • Implement, review and update policies and procedures as relevant
  • Review and approve marketing materials and activities
  • Collaborate with other members of the Compliance department in relation to compliance issues on a global basis;
  • Lend your skills to projects across the group when needed
  • Ensure that appropriate compliance-related management information is produced and reviewed at appropriate intervals;
  • Work closely with management to establish an appropriate compliance culture throughout the business units.

Experience Required:

  • Professional qualification as a compliance professional with significant experience of international Compliance work
  • Experience acting as a compliance generalist within an investment management / hedge fund / trading firm
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail, with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong understanding of FCA and international regulatory frameworks
  • Experience dealing with the SEC / MAS / Other jurisdictions would be highly beneficial
  • Proven judgement in understanding and managing regulatory risks
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills