Compliance Manager - Hedge Fund Compliance Manager - Hedge Fund …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
£100,000 basic salary + package
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
£100,000 basic salary + package
MERJE are currently representing a global macro US Hedge Fund Manager who are looking to bring in a dedicated Compliance Manager to provide regulatory oversight in the UK. The firm has a highly dynamic business and would therefore present a great opportunity for a motivated and ‘hands-on’ individual to put their own compliance blueprint down from the outset as well as participate in the firm’s Global Compliance programme. The role will be ideally suited for a Compliance professional from the hedge fund, investment banking or asset management space, who is keen to be instrumental in managing a UK Compliance programme.


Reporting into the General Counsel who his based in the US, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Interfacing with the firm’s CCO and all London staff on Compliance related issues
  • Overseeing the office’s compliance with all FCA and EU mandated requirements
  • Acting as the main contact for all FCA and other EU related filings and liaising with applicable service providers
  • Performing Compliance training sessions for existing and new staff
  • Undertaking Compliance reviews across the business
  • Review of staff Personal Dealing
  • Dealing with conflicts, including Chines Walls crossings and Restricted Trading lists
  • Keeping on top of relevant changes in UK and EU laws applicable to the firm
  • Looking for someone to take on CF10/CF11 responsibility

Key Requirements: 

  • Relevant Compliance experience, preferably gained in a Hedge Fund environment
  • Strong understanding of the FCA requirements that affect the Hedge Fund industry
  • Experience of trading surveillance – preferred but not essential
  • Do not need to have previously held CF10/CF11 in other roles
  • Excellent attention to detail/accuracy 
  • Able to recommend and implement improvements to processes, procedures and frameworks
  • Strong time management and work prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently and use good judgment in decision-making
  • Degree qualified (preferred)
  • Legal background – also of interest but not essential

To discuss the role in greater detail please contact Edward Manson on 0203 637 1601 or send your CV to