Chief Compliance Officer

New York, NY

Job Reference #1901

Our client, a $10B private equity fund, is hiring an exceptional individual as their Chief Compliance Officer.  This hire will be an integral part of the firm’s cross-functional operations team, collaborating with Legal, Finance, and Investor Relations professionals.  With the support of a General Counsel and Legal Analyst, the CCO will oversee the entirety of the compliance program and have a seat at the table with regard to business decisions.

Key Points:

  • Opportunity to have influence over the direction of the firm’s compliance program as a trusted advisor to senior management
  • Leadership role with autonomy and a voice in evaluating and managing risks within the organization
  • Organization consists of exceptional individuals, making this position ideal for someone seeking to be surrounded by and inspired by professionals with impressive careers and achievements
  • Firm has stable assets, is currently fundraising, and has an established and strong reputation in the industry


  • Oversee all aspects (planning, preparation, and review) of regulatory filings
  • Manage the entire compliance program from conducting compliance testing to ensuring effective cybersecurity policies and procedures are in place to Code of Ethics work
  • Collaborate with the firm’s investment professionals and marketing team to review marketing decks/investor letters/DDQ responses and manage the restricted list
  • Stay up to date on regulatory developments and industry trends to ensure the compliance program remains current and effective


  • Bachelor’s degree; JD is not required but will absolutely be considered
  • Expertise in regulatory compliance relevant to SEC-registered investment advisers, either as an in-house compliance professional, compliance consultant, or attorney
  • Previous experience in the private equity industry is highly desired
  • 6++ years of experience required

Compensation: $400-500K all-in (flexibility on base and all-in compensation for the right profile)