New York, United States

Sr. Compliance Associate

Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Level
Associate
Address
250 West 57th Street
New York
10107
United States

Job description

This position requires strong concern for quality and accuracy of work with a results-oriented focus. The work involves critical and technical thinking and problem solving based on detailed knowledge of all pertinent facts and thorough analysis of relevant details. There is an intense focus on complex, independent problem solving, self-direction and freedom of ideas. The individual in this position must maintain a professional demeanor and make sound, well thought-out decisions. This position requires little delegation of details or responsibilities, it is important that close, quick and critical follow up occur to recognize and correct mistakes. The work schedule of this position will be dictated by client needs, work flow and current deadlines. This hire will join the firm's compliance team in the assessment, development, implementation, and testing of compliance programs for our clients in the alternative and traditional investment sector, including private equity, hedge and venture capital fund managers, in addition to providing Regulatory Exam support and outsourced Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) functions.

Job Functions:

  • Advising clients on compliance with the Securities Act, Securities Exchange Act, Advisers Act and other applicable regulatory directives
  • Advising on and reviewing firm marketing and advertising materials for compliance with the Advisers Act and other applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Assist clients in the performance of compliance functions, such as oversight of personal trading, email review, the monitoring of firm trading activities and maintaining restricted lists
  • Preparation and filing of required regulatory filings, for US and international clients
  • Review of client and account documentation for anti-money laundering compliance
  • Review, assess, devise, and conduct training of our clients' employees and management, according to client needs, particularly regarding the Advisers Act, including training on insider trading, custody, conflicts of interest (i.e. allocations, Pay-to-Play, gifts and entertainment, and cross trades), and valuation
  • Design and monitor testing systems to insure the efficacy of controls and surveillance programs, including the consultation and implementation of relevant technology and technology infrastructure
  • Perform other compliance-related responsibilities and special projects as needed

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have many, if not all, of the attributes below:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • 3-6 years of relevant compliance experience at a registered investment adviser, law firm, or investment consulting firm, experience practicing law regarding registered investment companies preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of the IA Act of 1940 and the ICA of 1940
  • Knowledge of SEC Exam practices, experience with SEC exams and mock exams preferred
  • SEC, NFA, CFTC, FINRA exposure ++
  • JD Preferred

Additional information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Company description

Constellation Advisers is a premier investment management consultancy with a boutique firm approach. Drawing from decades of experience in investment management and financial services, our consultants provide expert advice and value-added service to a range of traditional and alternative investment management firms, their investors, and their service providers, including hedge funds, mutual funds, fund of funds, private wealth management firms, private equity and venture capital funds, global asset managers, foundations, fund administrators, prime brokers, and dispute litigators. Please see our website at https://www.constellationadvisers.com/

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