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Compliance Manager

Location: 

London, GB

Job Function:  Legal & Compliance
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  5401

 

Legal and Compliance Department


The Legal and Compliance Department (LCD) manages the legal, regulatory and compliance risks of GIC. LCD partners with the business to ensure that such issues and risks are dealt with in a considered and timely manner. In the course of your work, you can expect to work with top international and local law firms.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Compliance team as a Compliance Manager with oversight responsibilities for GIC’s London office.

 

  • Advise and work with stakeholders to manage a broad spectrum of regulatory and compliance risk issues arising from GIC’s investments activities globally and in the public and private markets, and relating to policies in GIC’s Compliance Manual and Code of Ethics such as: information barrier, financial crime compliance, conflicts of interest, gifts and entertainment, external activities and personal investments of GIC employees. 
  • Monitor and keep abreast of global regulatory developments and industry practices.  
  • Update management and internal stakeholders of regulatory developments and the corresponding impact on GIC’s investment activities and operations.
  • Engage with legal counsels and regulators across the European jurisdictions to clarify regulatory requirements and implications on GIC’s investment activities when necessary.
  • Formulate, implement, review and update compliance policies and controls to ensure that they remain robust and in line with regulatory standards and industry best practices.  
  • Perform controls to ensure adherence to GIC’s Compliance policies, including the due diligence and risk assessment of relevant investment / business counterparties of GIC, and controls to maintain the robustness of the Chinese Wall in GIC.
  • Review & advise on regulatory and compliance implications as part of the New Product Approval process.
  • Conduct Compliance training on an ongoing basis to educate staff on the relevant regulatory developments and compliance policies and procedures.  
  • Collaborate with business units and other risk and control departments to address compliance issues and engender a culture of compliance within the business. 

 

Requirements

  • A strong undergraduate degree from a reputable university, preferably in law, accounting, business, finance or related discipline. 
  • We are looking for candidates with at least 4 years relevant experience in compliance advisory within the financial services sector.  Preference is for candidates in the fund management or investment banking sector.  The appropriate job grade (AVP/VP) will be dependent on the level of experience and competence of the identified candidate.
  • Strong knowledge of the investment management industry and/or financial products and financial market processes.
  • Strong analytical skills and clear thought process abilities.  Diligent with attention to details.
  • A proactive and highly-motivated person who is able to work both independently and as a member of the team. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

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