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Head of Compliance

  • Location:

    City of London

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  • Contact:

    Alexia Brodie Cooper

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7183 0070

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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​Our Client

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 experienced 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 Duties

Key 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

Your Profile

  • 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: 020 7183 0070
Reference Code: 11277

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance, financial crime, legal and cyber security recruitment, 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.