(NID) Legal and Compliance Professional

New York, NY

Job Reference #1804

Our client, a leading hedge fund manager with over $5b 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

  • Individual will be given the ability to work autonomously while also having the forum to learn alongside three other compliance professionals 
  • Group is described as fun, easy going, and team oriented
  • Excellent opportunity for a lawyer with primarily compliance experience to shift into a predominantly legal role 
  • Position faces off with every internal group, so this is a high visibility role within a reputable organization 

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the drafting of all contracts and manage the firm’s contract database
  • Work closely with General Counsel and CCO to ensure all document and contract compliance
  • Collaborate with outside counsel on fund matters
  • Assist in regulatory and compliance filings and with all examinations
  • Provide legal review of marketing communications
  • Maintain knowledge of current regulatory and compliance environment and adjust to ensure compliance

Qualifications

  • At least 2-5 years of relevant legal and/or compliance experience
  • Strong knowledge of the Investment Advisors Act of 1940
  • 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