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Compliance Officer

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    City of London

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    Alexia Brodie Cooper

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a renowned global asset management firm, is currently looking to hire a Compliance Officer on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract (FTC) for their London office. The successful candidate will be joining the firm's Compliance team, which currently has four members.

Main Duties

This is a generalist compliance position with a strong advisory component, where the Compliance Officer will be asked to oversee a vast array of core compliance duties. Main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Play an active role in compliance-related projects

  • Provide compliance training to members of staff in order to strengthen the compliance culture

  • Conduct and maintain the Compliance Monitoring Programme

  • Be aware of and analyse any new regulation, evaluate its impact on the firm and provide advice on how to initiate changes

  • Build and deliver reports to senior management and the board

Your Profile

  • About 5-7 years of generalist compliance experience in alternative investment management or consulting

  • Buy-side MiFID knowledge with detailed understanding of related regulatory requirements

  • Track record and understanding in AML/KYC requirements

  • Knowledge of insider dealing related issues

  • Understanding of Code of Ethics Compliance and experience in implementing or oversight in this area

  • Generalist compliance experience, from Regulations to Money Laundering Regulation

  • Experience in analysis and implementation of regulatory changes

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 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.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Compliance professionals from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim working from home basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.