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Algorithmic Trading Senior Compliance Officer

  • Location:

    New York

  • Sector:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Skerrett

  • Contact email:

    jonathan@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    0207 870 1019

  • Job ref:

    SKJ11213_2

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-09

​Our Client

Our client, a quantitative trading firm, is seeking a smart and motivated Algorithmic Trading Senior Compliance Officer for its New York office.


The successful candidate will join the firm’s Compliance team and assist with the US Compliance program. Reporting to the Global Head of Compliance, the appointee will have strong knowledge of US regulation and will understand its application to algorithmic trading.

Key Duties

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Development and maintenance of the firm’s compliance policies and procedures

  • Ongoing auditing of the compliance program

  • Proactive researching of new regulations which could be implemented in the firm’s compliance programs

  • Assistance in responding to inquiries from regulators

  • Providing compliance guidance as required

  • Conducting compliance risk assessments

Your Profile

  • A Bachelor’s degree or any other relevant work experience

  • Around 5-10 years of trading compliance experience

  • Solid knowledge of US regulation

  • FINRA Series 7/57/24 required

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 financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. 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.