Compliance-Investment Adviser Compliance-Investment Adviser …

ACA Compliance Group
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Sep 19
DOE
ACA Compliance Group
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Sep 19
DOE
ACA Compliance Group (ACA) is a leading provider of governance, risk, and compliance advisory services and technology solutions. We partner with our clients to help them mitigate the regulatory, operational, and reputational risks associated with their business functions. Our clients include leading investment advisers, private fund managers, commodity trading advisors, investment companies, broker-dealers, and domestic and international banks. ACA is based in New York City and has offices in London, Hong Kong, Malta, and other U.S. cities.

Overview:

The individual in this position is responsible for participating in mock regulatory examinations and compliance program reviews, assisting with policy and procedure reviews, drafting reports and manuals that promote compliance with regulatory requirements, and providing compliance assistance and advice to clients. The individual in this position is also responsible for the development of client relationships and development and oversight of ACA junior staff.

Responsiblities: 

• Assist in all aspects of mock regulatory examinations and compliance program reviews (e.g., reviewing documents, conducting interviews, and drafting reports)
• Provide regulatory consulting services to clients as needed (e.g., creating drafts of and submitting regulatory filings, conducting forensic testing, reviewing policies, procedures, and marketing materials and other compliance documents, and answering compliance-related questions from clients)
• Support or manage assigned client relationships, including addressing questions and needs
• Supervise, train, evaluate, oversee, and/or provide feedback to junior staff, as assigned
• Provide support for ACA special projects and internal initiatives (e.g., drafting articles for industry publications, participate in sales, conduct research on compliance issues, draft or assist with internal or client training and/or presentations)
• Perform other ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support ACA on various client and internal initiatives

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree required
• At least 4 years of industry experience. Alternatively, at least 2 years of experience that includes some combination of the following: (i) an examiner or attorney with the U.S. SEC, NFA, CFTC, FINRA or another regulatory authority or (ii) a compliance analyst or consultant with ACA or a consulting organization comparable to ACA
• General working knowledge of relevant federal securities laws and associated rules and regulatory positions thereunder (e.g., Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Investment Company Act of 1940, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Commodity Exchange Act of 1936, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of 1974)
• Ability to exercise discretion and make independent judgments on matters of significance

• Demonstrated professional integrity
• Dependable, flexible, and adaptable to new ACA initiatives and changing client needs
• Ability to work well in a fast-paced, small-team environment
• Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize effectively
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to exercise discretion and make independent judgments on matters of significance for ACA and/or ACA clients
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
• Highly motivated and goal oriented; proactive in one’s own education and career progression; volunteers for and shows initiative on both internal and external projects and tasks
• Dedicated to upholding ACA’s high quality standards and customer service focus
• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and the Internet
 

ACA is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against current or prospective employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, child birth, or a related medical condition, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status, citizenship, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.

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