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Trade Surveillance Analyst

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    City of London

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  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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​Our Client

Our client is a leading quantitative hedge fund. They are now looking for a Trade Surveillance Analyst to join their London office.

This role is a great opportunity for an individual to join a truly global organisation whilst gaining exposure to a fast-paced and dynamic environment within the surveillance team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the timely analysis of alerts leading to the detection and prevention of market or firm damaging misconduct

  • Conducting daily analysis of automated surveillance alerts through SMART

  • Identify potential concerns and escalate to relevant stakeholders

  • Contribute to design and development of models to enhance surveillance coverage

  • Compile analysis into meaningful summaries and make findings available to relevant stakeholders, such as Legal and Compliance

  • Active involvement in enhancing current surveillance controls and developing new surveillance tools, reports and procedures


  • Bachelor's degree from a Russell Group university with a minimum of a 2:1 in Mathematics, Economics or a related field is essential

  • The ideal candidate should be able to display an interest in technology and how it applies to financial services

  • The successful candidate should ideally have experience in Financial Services Compliance, within a surveillance team coupled with a good understanding of financial markets, products and services

  • Experience working in a complex work environment

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • A resourceful self-starter with an ability to overcome obstacles

  • Demonstrated high level of initiative and analytical skills

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 across the United Kingdom 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.