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Compliance Advisory Officer

  • Location:

    City of London

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  • Contact:

    Jack Merriott

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  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0846

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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​​Our Client

Our client, a leading private equity firm, is currently seeking a Compliance Advisory Officer based in their London office.

The successful candidate will be joining a small compliance team, reporting into the CCO and be responsible of a broad range of compliance matters.

Main Duties

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

  • Lead on the regulatory due diligence process comprising AML and financial crime risks associated with transactions.

  • Lead and support on KYC checks, as well as responding to requests.

  • Design and implement new policies and procedures around financial crime

  • Advise and train wider staff on Financial Crime, particularly AML, KYC and due diligence.

  • Support with maintaining compliance manuals, policies and procedures, and updating based on upcoming regulatory developments.

  • Assist the wider team with regulatory compliance responsibilities, including code of ethics.

Your Profile

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a broad compliance position.

  • Previous experience working in a compliance function, preferably within a Private Equity or Asset Management firm.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of UK and EMEA regulations.

  • Experience within AML & KYC checks preferred.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jack Merriott.
Phone: 020 3778 0846
Reference Code: 11463

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.