Private Equity

Legal and Compliance Associate, New York, NY

Legal and Compliance Associate (New York, NY): Our client, a leading private equity firm with north of $30 billion in AUM, is looking to bring on a bright and motivated professional to join their Legal and Compliance department. This new hire will report to the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.


Key Points:

·       Opportunity to work in an autonomous role with a considerable amount of responsibility and career opportunity

·       Outstanding quality of life – people are expected to work hard, but are not expected to work nights or weekends

·       Firm prides itself on being flat and nimble, with very low turnover (most employees have been there for over 10+ years)

·       Firm has high volume deal flow and encourages a positive culture of compliance/collaboration


·       Assist with internal operational, financial, legal and compliance audits to determine whether controls are effectively maintained in accordance with the firm’s policies and procedures; assist with maintaining and revising policies and procedures for the general operation of the compliance program

·       Collaborate with various departments to direct legal and compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution; keep up-to-date of current issues and areas of risk while participating in necessary education and training to attain essential knowledge

·       Assist the Chief Compliance Officer with monitoring of personal trading activity and maintaining the online Compliance Science portal; compile information for external audits and regulatory examinations

·       Assist with anti-money laundering screening of investors and FinCen reporting; act as the point person with respect to various legal document requests, maintaining all records/files for various individuals and corporate entities


·       3 -5 years of relevant experience and a bachelors degree; strong organizational and communication skills

·       Acute attention to detail and ability to prioritize various tasks with demanding deadlines; must be able to work efficiently in a team-based environment

·       Must be proactive and detail oriented with a self-starter mindset; must be comfortable interacting with various levels of management and personalities

Job Reference #1355

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