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Compliance Officer - Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund

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    City of London

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    Tevia Kretzmer

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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​Our client

Our client, a multi-strategy hedge fund, is looking for a Compliance Officer to support its London Compliance team. The role will sit in a small team with a direct report into the Head of Compliance. This is a hands-on role and will require a strong technical background.


  • Providing advisory support to the front office across the different sales and trading desks

  • Responsible for real-time analysis of alerts leading to the detection and prevention of misconduct

  • Review and provide advice on regulatory change projects

  • Oversight and testing of the compliance monitoring program

  • Providing core compliance support (including outside business interests, PA dealing, counter party onboarding, vendor reviews, market soundings meetings)

  • Develop and maintain compliance policies, manuals, procedures, risk assessments

  • Filing position disclosures

  • Providing compliance training to the wider business


  • 3+ years of compliance experience, preferably within another alternative investment manager

  • Commercially minded, highly organised and capable of managing a diverse workload

  • Strong experience working with the FCA, European and Asian regulators

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.

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 WFH 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.