Alter Domus

Senior Officer - Compliance and Investor Due Diligence

Recruiter
Alter Domus
Location
Guernsey, GG
Salary
Customised compensation structure
Posted
28 May 2024
Closes
28 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Us

We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries.

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take.

Find out more about life at Alter Domus at careers.alterdomus.com

The post holder will be focussed on compliance tasks related to anti money laundering (“AML”), countering the financing of terrorism (“CFT”) and countering proliferation financing (“CPF”), including monitoring of compliance with relevant investment industry regulations in respect of Alter Domus (Guernsey) Limited (“ADG”) and its clients in what is a rapidly developing business. The post holder will report to the Client Compliance Manager in Guernsey.

Job description:

  • Ensuring that client and investor due diligence is collected to the appropriate standard in order to comply with the Guernsey Financial Services Commission’s (“GFSC’s”) Countering Financial Crime Handbook and ADG’s internal policies and procedures;
  • Identifying areas of risk and ensuring such risks are documented and mitigated where possible, and assessing overall levels of risk posed by clients and investors;
  • Where files are found to be deficient, liaising with key stakeholders across the business to ensure all necessary information and documentation is obtained in a timely manner;
  • Monitoring the remediation of deficient files and maintaining schedules recording any findings from reviews;
  • Assisting the Compliance team in maintaining internal policies and procedures to ensure ADG’s compliance with international standards and local regulatory obligations;
  • Assisting with the monitoring of the output of ADG’s screening system, and conducting research on relevant parties where potential adverse matches are identified;
  • Providing day to day support and (where appropriate) training to the staff of ADG as required in respect of compliance and AML/CFT/CPF matters;
  • Assisting with compliance monitoring in accordance with the compliance monitoring programme, to ensure that ADG and its clients remain compliant with all applicable regulatory and AML/CFT/CPF requirements; and
  • Assisting with internal and external examinations of ADG from key stakeholders such as clients, auditors and regulators.
  • Supporting the Compliance Manager with day to day management activities including the supervision and development of junior staff within the team

Your profile:

  • You are analytical and have an inquisitive and questioning mind;
  • You have experience of compliance and/or financial crime matters preferably in the investment sector or you have an interest in moving into an investment sector focused compliance role;
  • You will have financial services industry experience, preferably in the investment sector, or transferable skills acquired in a related area (although full training will be provided where required);
  • You are ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment and an ability to manage multiple tasks;
  • You possess team spirit, a capacity to build strong relationships and take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate; and
  • You have a high level of IT literacy with good Excel and Word skills.

What we offer

We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you.

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning.

Our global benefits also include:

  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location

Equity in every sense of the word

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong.

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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