Operations & Compliance Officer

Lera Capital SA — Genève
09.12.2019 | Employee | 100%

We are an investment manager specialized in hedge fund investing for institutional and high net worth clients. We are looking for a full-time:

Operations & Compliance Officer

Part of an investment team of 5 people, the Operations and Compliance Officer handles the firm's transactions, reporting and compliance requirements. Formal compliance experience or legal background is not required; however, the successful candidate should have strong organizational skills and be able to stay awake during compliance training. In addition, the role has the following responsibilities:

 

Operations:

  • Prepare and execute investment orders, retain records and monitor execution
  • Cash and trading reconciliation
  • Liaison with custodian banks, brokers and administrators
  • Performance tracking and fund valuation: establish weekly estimate valuations;
  • Handle subscription and redemption processes for the funds
  • Shadow accounting for administered funds and internal portfolios
  • Preparation of monthly performance and risk reports for portfolios and funds
  • Participation in annual audit financial reports preparation;

Compliance:

  • Act as designated compliance officer and representative of the company for regulatory purposes
  • Advise on FINMA, AML, KYC, market abuse and cross border regulations
  • Update company procedures to satisfy regulatory, legal and ethical requirements
  • Stay abreast of new regulatory publications, ensure timely compliance with Swiss law and regulations
  • Answer regulatory queries and prepare the company for regulatory audits;
  • Provide support and training for colleagues on regulatory and compliance issues
  • Coordinate with clients to clear onboarding requirements
  • Keep client files up to date and ensure the company meets KYC regulations
  • Keep marketing materials and website updated and compliant

 

Profile

  • Master’s degree in Accounting / Controlling
  • Basic understanding of investment and regulatory topics
  • Fully fluent in English and French. Russian or Chinese a plus.
  • 1 - 2 years of relevant experience
  • Epic computer skills
  • Fast learner and meticulous
  • Full time position only

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