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Compliance Associate – Funds/PE

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 basic + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 months ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Edward Manson
  • Contact Email: emanson@merje.com
  • Expiry Date: 04 November 2021
  • Job Ref: EM/16673 b

MERJE is currently supporting a highly reputable and well established global Alternative Funds/Private Equity firm in their search for a Compliance specialist to join their team in London.  The primary focus will be to support the Head of Compliance & MLRO both locally and globally to ensure the firm continues to manage their evolving regulatory requirements.

The Role

Taking on generalist remit, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing advice and guidance on marketing literature, white papers, financial promotions and RFQ’s

  • Supporting the global Compliance Monitoring Programme.

  • Assisting with the oversight of staff disclosures and Individual Accountability regime requirements (such as SMCR)

  • Providing advice and guidance on financial crime risks

  • Supporting the MLRO and the AML/KYC champion in the onboarding process.

  • Help to produce MI for Board Reporting and other governance

  • Maintenance of written policies and procedures

  • Delivering applicable training to the business and other colleagues.

  • The review of applicable regulatory developments that impact the business in Europe & Asia.

Key Requirements

  • 3-5 years of broad Compliance experienced gained in either a private equity / alternative investments or funds environment

  • Relevant Financial Promotions/Marketing experience

  • Good understanding of Financial Crime risks and knowledge of KYC & AML requirements

  • AIFMD/MIFID/FCA Handbook knowledge

  • Ideally some knowledge of regulatory requirements in other jurisdictions ie Luxembourg

  • A good degree is a must

  • Team Player - collaborative but also able to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Highly motivated, highly organised, strong work ethic.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.