Compliance Manager

  • £60K-£70K
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Mainspring Fund Services
  • 13 Dec 17 2017-12-13

Mainspring is a vibrant growing Fund Administration business that provides back-office professional services to venture capital, private equity and managed account managers. The business has 25 staff, with its offices near Holborn/ChanceryLane/Farringdon.

The incumbent is leaving the business to embark on an extended travelling holiday with their family, which has necessitated our requirement to find a replacement.  In addition, as a result of continued growth of the business, we have taken the decision to move the Compliance Manager role to full-time.

The role has one full-time direct report.

Role Summary:

Reporting to the COO and a part-time Compliance Officer (ex Apax and FCA), the role will be responsible for:

  • Mainspring’s regulatory compliance and monitoring thereof,
  • Compliance service to Mainspring’s Clients, currently comprising AML/KYC, CoSec and Safeguarding, and
  • Payment services B/A signatory.

The role is primarily based in London but will require travel occasionally to client’s premises, also typically in London. 


Essential: At least 5 years’ experience in compliance in investment firms or equivalent to it.

Essential: Have solid knowledge compliance experience gained in either an Asset Manager or Private equity

Essential: Have solid knowledge of the CASS rules

Essential: Track record of innovation, continuous improvement.


Essential: Proficiency in MS Office software, i.e. Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel etc

Essential: Educated to Degree level.