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Operations and Compliance Officer

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    City of London

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    Jonathan Skerrett

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a leading hedge fund based in Mayfair, is looking for an Operations and Compliance Officer to join their team in London.

This is a very rare opportunity to contribute to a successful and growing alternative asset manager in both their operations and regulatory context and gain fascinating and valuable experience in relation to hedge fund compliance.

Key Duties

Highly-varied responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Straddle operations and compliance requirements

  • Support and advise the business and senior management on meeting their operations and regulatory obligations

  • Support and monitor the full trade journey

  • Reconciliations and corporate actions

  • Assist in improvement and automation of reconciliations process

  • Enhance operations and compliance frameworks, controls, policies and procedures

  • Provision of regulatory advice

  • Support the running and development of the Compliance Monitoring Program

  • Significant exposure to senior management

  • Huge opportunity to grow and take on more responsibility with the business


  • Experience working in operations or capacity at a buy-side firm required (specifically asset managers, alternatives or buy-side consultancy)

  • Beneficial if have experience of VBA/Python, Daily and Monthly, Position, Cash and NAV calculations

  • Roll your sleeves up attitude

Please note that flexible working can be considered for this position (full-time or part-time).

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 specialists 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.