Head of Compliance
GBP100000 - 120000 / annum
6th February 2018
CF10 and CF11 providing oversight across the UK and Europe. You will manage the firm's European compliance program and drive compliance initiatives in support of European business.
Head of Compliance Cf10 Cf11
Tasks and Responsibilities
- Establish, enhance and enforce compliance policies and testing procedures for the UK and Europe.
- Monitor UK and Europe compliance initiatives as well as regulatory developments, identify and communicate relevant areas to management and ensure required changes are made to company policies and processes.
- Provide compliance input to UK and Europe due diligence questionnaires, KYC enquiries, AML customer due diligence checks, RFPs, etc.
- Prepare compliance manuals for UK and other European jurisdictions and coordinate, supervise and complete compliance ad hoc projects.
- Develop and manage periodic monitoring program; maintain compliance registers for UK and European business.
- Develop and maintain the AML programme for UK and Europe.
- Liaise with the FCA and assist in preparing for and responding to inquiries and audits from FCA and European regulatory authorities.
- Draft periodic management reports and required Gabriel data, regulatory reports and filings.
- Review UK and European marketing materials and provide cross-border marketing advice.
- Prepare training materials and provide in-person compliance training to staff in UK and Europe.
- Oversight of personal account dealing and gifts policies, identify and deal with approved persons registrations, and variation of permissions.
- Prepare and ensure the timely fulfilment/submission of compliance reports to senior management, the Board and regulatory bodies.
- Prepare the firm for GDPR and SM&C and other upcoming regulatory requirements.
Skills and Experience
- 6+ years experience in the regulatory or funds practice
- Experience as a compliance officer at a private equity/alternative assets AIFM required.
- Excellent knowledge of FCA regulations, AIFM Directives and FSMA.
- Familiarity and experience advising on cross-border AIF marketing and distribution.
- Proven ability to manage and lead all aspects of a compliance program, including setting policies, testing/monitoring, surveillance and reporting.
- Experience preparing UK and European regulatory filings and interacting with regulators.
- Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to set, organize and meet priorities.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with particular attention to detail; must be comfortable to communicate with senior management and the regulator.
- Risk and control focused individual with excellent judgment.
- Ability to work independently as well as with others in a small team environment.
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