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Head of Compliance (China/Hong Kong)

  • Location:

    Hong Kong S.A.R

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  • Contact:

    Jonathan Skerrett

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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​Our Client

Our client, an international global macro hedge fund, is seeking a Chief Compliance Officer to spearhead the build-out of their new office in China or Hong Kong.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Build and continually develop the Compliance Framework.

  • Review policies and procedures of the company, and timely promote the revision and effectively implement internal policies.

  • Advise the business and leadership team on compliance policies and regulatory requirements.

  • Marketing material review, investment scheme advice, suitability regular audit, as well as leading regulatory inspections.

  • Identify the inherent compliance risk and help to implement proper measure to re mediate risks.

  • Assist the COO in other ad-hoc projects related to compliance process & regulatory relationships.

Your Profile

  • Minimum 7 years of compliance or legal working experience in financial industry, ideally in funds management or asset management.

  • Strong commercial awareness, communication and coordination sills and independent & logical thinking capability.

  • Experienced in handling compliance issues in a confident and professional manner.

  • Regulatory coverage experience for both China and Hong Kong.

Role can be based in mainland China or Hong Kong.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jonathan Skerrett.

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the professional services sectors in the United Kingdom, New York and the APAC region. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.