(NID) Legal and Compliance Associate

New York, NY

Job Reference #1782

Our client, a leading private equity firm with over $13b in AUM, is seeking an enthusiastic and diligent Legal and Compliance Associate to join their team. This position will report to the General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer.

Key Points

  • Newly created position within the legal and compliance team with exposure to all aspects of the team’s activities 
  • Unique opportunity to diversify existing experience and knowledge in a fast-paced team oriented environment alongside highly intellectual and down to earth individuals 
  • The legal and compliance team is growing and this person will work with the GC/CCO who is a balanced, likeable, and knowledgeable individual and is Deputy who is kind, smart, engaging, and personable
  • Firm has grown considerably in the past few years

Responsibilities

  • Manage and organize the firm’s internal records related to portfolio companies
  • Handle the firm’s Code of Ethic program
  • Assist with portfolio company compliance reviews and implementations
  • Serve as a resource to internal parties including portfolio company management and outside counsel regarding compliance matters
  • Maintain and implement internal compliance policies and procedures
  • Assist with regulatory filings and review/test compliance policies and procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of relevant legal and compliance experience
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, with a keen sense of prioritizing workload and time sensitive projects; strong attention to detail and organizational skills 
  • Previous experience handling confidential and sensitive information; must be motivated, self-driven and proactive
  • Enthusiasm for learning and growing as a compliance professional