HedgeServ Ltd

Compliance Officer

Recruiter
HedgeServ Ltd
Location
Dublin, Ireland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
17 May 2024
Closes
17 Jun 2024
Ref
R4915
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

HedgeServ is a leading global fund administrator with more than $450 billion in assets under administration across all investment vehicles including Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, UCITS, Hybrid Credit Managers, Funds of Funds and Managed Account Platforms. We optimize our clients’ experience using unique proprietary technology coupled with robotic process automation, intuitive digital programs powered by machine learning, and enhanced by an extensive proprietary transaction data set. HedgeServ’s entrepreneurial and innovative spirit cultivates a productive and agile environment enabling its team to anticipate clients’ needs and consistently deliver solutions in real time. Led by the most experienced team of industry experts, HedgeServ with 1,500+ professionals around the globe expertly provides customizable solutions for their clients’ risk, portfolio management, middle office, investor relations, accounting, regulatory, compliance, and tax services. Since its inception in 2008, HedgeServ has received numerous accolades, including Top Overall Administrator and #1 rankings for Fund Accounting, Reporting & Reporting Technology, Client Service, Investor Services, Alternative Fund Expertise, and Regulatory Expertise.

HedgeServ is a progressive company with continuously evolving ways of working to ensure a future-focused mindset. Our employees benefit from a robust career development framework and clear learning paths which outline career trajectory, training and progression plans. HedgeServ supports employees through a variety of offerings, including remote and hybrid working arrangements, and fully paid comprehensive health and well-being benefits. HedgeServ was recognized as a Next Gen employer by RippleMatch on its list of 100 top workplaces for Generation Z for 2022. HedgeServ operates 13 offices in the United States, Grand Cayman, Ireland, Poland, Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Philippines and Australia.

Headquartered in New York with key operating hubs in Dublin, Grand Cayman, Sydney, Luxembourg, Poland, Bulgaria, Dallas, Manila and Cork, HedgeServ is a leading fund administration company that features a unique technology platform with one of the most experienced service teams in the industry. HedgeServ provides a service solution for front office, risk, valuations, middle office, fund accounting and fund administration that is customized to the needs of the individual hedge fund, fund of hedge funds and private equity funds.

HSV Fund Services Limited is an internal service provider to the HedgeServ Group, including Regulated Financial Services Providers in Luxembourg and Grand Cayman. The Compliance Department sits within HSV Fund Services and is responsible from providing Compliance and Risk services to Group entities.

Job Description

Regulatory and compliance reporting within the funds industry is constantly evolving with increasing requirements for transparency being its driving force. Reporting to the Head of Compliance, the Compliance Officer will interact and engage with a variety of business areas in encouraging collaborative ways to embed a strong culture that values risk and compliance management. The Compliance Officer will assist the Compliance Department in advising senior management on compliance matters and will design, develop, and enhance the Group’s compliance programs as the Group’s regulatory requirements grow and expand.

Key Accountabilities of the Role

The below list is not finite and may be added to. The combination of tasks required to be executed will vary, depending on department priorities and business needs.

  • Support the business in identifying and managing regulatory change including conducting gap analyses of new requirements against current practices.
  • Provide support and assistance to the business on financial crime related queries and concerns.
  • Assist in the response to supervisory engagements and requests for information.
  • Assist in the monitoring of upstream AML/CTF/FS related regulations and legislation and best practice.
  • Assist in the preparation of Compliance reports to the Board and Senior Management.
  • Assist with the implementation of the Company’s Compliance Monitoring Plan and assist in conducting compliance monitoring and testing as appropriate.
  • Support the Compliance function in the periodic review and update of compliance policies and procedures as required to ensure that they are effective and efficient.
  • The creation of reporting and presentations which simplify diverse and complex themes into understandable communications.
  • Collaborating closely with risk owners and risk functions, embedding a culture of effective risk management and assist in aligning business units and functions in their identification and management of risk.
  • Contribute to the development of a Compliance framework and culture.
  • Delivery of training programmes to HedgeServ employees.
  • Support other members of the Compliance team with compliance-related activities as required.

Pre-requisite knowledge, skills and experience

Technical Requirements

  • University degree and/ or professional/ post graduate qualification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within the financial services industry preferably within asset / fund management or administration.
  • Compliance, legal or regulatory qualification an advantage.

Skills

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and build consensus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong methodical and analytical skills.
  • Good initiative tempered with identifying when escalation is required.
  • Willingness to challenge current processes and practices with a view to improvement.
  • Excellent report writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to develop and maintain business relationships within the team and across the organization.

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