Senior Compliance Officer - Hedge Fund

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    £100,000 basic salary + package

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    Edward Manson

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

MERJE are currently representing a global macro US Hedge Fund Manager who are looking to bring in a dedicated Compliance Manager to provide regulatory oversight for their UK operations. The firm has a highly dynamic business and would therefore present a great opportunity for a motivated and ‘hands-on’ individual to put their own compliance blueprint down from the outset as well as participate in the firm’s Global Compliance programme. The role will be ideally suited for an established Compliance professional from the hedge fund, investment banking or asset management space, who is keen to enjoy more autonomy and be instrumental in managing a UK Compliance programme.
Reporting into the General Counsel who his based in the US, your main responsibilities will include:
• Interfacing with the firm’s CCO and all London staff on Compliance related issues
• Overseeing the office’s compliance with all FCA and EU mandated requirements
• Acting as the main contact for all FCA and other EU related filings and liaising with applicable service providers
• Performing Compliance training sessions for existing and new staff
• Undertaking Compliance reviews across the business
• Review of staff Personal Dealing
• Dealing with conflicts, including Chines Walls crossings and Restricted Trading lists
• Keeping on top of relevant changes in UK and EU laws applicable to the firm
• Looking for someone to take on CF10/CF11 responsibility
Key Requirements: 
• Relevant Compliance experience, preferably gained in a Hedge Fund environment
• Strong understanding of the FCA requirements that affect the Hedge Fund industry
• Experience of trading surveillance – preferred but not essential
• Do not need to have previously held CF10/CF11 function in other roles
• Excellent attention to detail/accuracy 
• Able to recommend and implement improvements to processes, procedures and frameworks
• Strong time management and work prioritization skills
• Ability to work independently and use good judgment in decision-making
• Degree qualified (preferred)
• Legal background – also of interest but not essential