Compliance Officer - Funds/PE

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    7 months ago

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 MLRO and the AML/KYC champion in the onboarding process.
  • Providing advice and guidance on financial crime risks (particularly AML and terrorist financing)
  • Supporting the global Compliance Monitoring Programme.
  • Assisting with the oversight of staff disclosures and Individual Accountability regime requirements (such as SMCR)
  • 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

  • 3-4 years of Compliance experienced gained in either a private equity / alternative investments or funds environment
  • Excellent understanding of Financial Crime risks and knowledge of KYC & AML requirements
  • Relevant experience dealing with Financial Promotions/Marketing
  • Ideally some knowledge of regulatory requirements in other jurisdictions ie Luxembourg
  • AIFMD/MIFID/FCA Handbook knowledge
  • A good degree is a must (from a Russell Group university is advantageous).
  • 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.