Our client, a leading European real estate/investment management firm based in London, is currently looking for a Head of Compliance. They are seeking an experience compliance professional who is looking to take the next step up to Head of Compliance.
The successful candidate will report into the firm's Director and General Counsel.
Main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Be responsible for the firm's governance, risk and compliance
Oversee and implement FCA and EU regulations, whilst keeping abreast of any regulatory changes
Produce regular guidance on AML and ensuring the firm adheres to changes
Implement risk management frameworks
Advise and guide the business - and the Board - on any compliance issues and their resolution
Put in place a CMP (Compliance Monitoring Programme)
Write and implement policies, procedures and risk assessments
Responsible for SMCR
Prepare and work on SEC filings
Be a GDPR subject matter expert whilst ensuring the firm's adherence to GDPR
8+ years of experience working in a compliance role
Compliance management experience in a FCA-regulated organisation, preferably within the real estate or financial services sector
Compliance or financial crime qualified (ICA, CFA or CISI)
Proven track record in working with publicly listed entities
Sound knowledge of real estate fund management and money laundering risks
Experience in GDPR
Has held recently either CF10/CF11 or SMF16/SMF17 functions
Sound knowledge of the key areas of the FCA handbook
Proven track record in implementing risk management frameworks
Salary: £80K-£90K depending on experience
For more information about this position, please get in touch with Alexia Brodie Cooper.
Phone: 0207 183 0070
Reference Code: ABC11277
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