The Role

We are seeking to hire an exceptional and experienced individual to join our compliance team in our London office.  This role has the opportunity to cover the full breadth of compliance activity and has a strong focus on investment and markets advisory support; trading queries, trade related regulatory reporting, market operations and regulations, business development input.

What you’ll do 

  • Provide second line advisory to the business; front/middle and back office
  • Support in delivering the full book of work for the UK compliance team, including assisting in mentoring and coaching.
  • Collaborate with the global compliance teams on common streams
  • Provide direct cover and support for the EMEA head of compliance as needed
  • Assist in the design, development, management, implementation and execution of the UK and EMEA compliance program.
    • Policy and procedures management
    • Monitoring and testing
    • Regulatory development tracking and implementation
    • Surveillance and testing
    • Regulatory liaison
    • Development and use of technology and systems
    • Regulatory filing and reporting
    • Other appropriate controls


What you’ll bring
What you need:

  • A relevant bachelors degree
  • Strong working compliance experience at a Hedge Fund
  • Strong knowledge of the regulatory environment UK/EMEA based hedge funds
  • Led and delivered enterprise wide compliance or change projects (e.g system implementation/regulatory change initiatives/new product)
  • Technical knowledge of and direct experience of advising one or all of the following
    • Equity
    • Multi manager hedge funds
    • Macro
    • Systematic or algorithmic trading
  • Highly self-motivated, organized, and attentive to detail
  • Capable of managing a diverse workload and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced corporate environment. Structured, methodical and consistent in execution
  • Adaptable and open to change, a natural problem solver and lateral thinker
  • Calm and concise communicator, collaborative and able to engage well with staff of varying roles and seniority
  • Firm and team first in thinking


We’d love if you had:

  • Using technology to optimise and obtain efficiencies in work flows.
    • Atlassian JIRA/Confluence/Trello
    • Business Objects/Power BI
    • BBG/Reuters etc


Who we are  
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a global multi-strategy, multi-manager investment platform that harnesses the transformative power of people to perform in all market environments. Our dynamic culture inspires better outcomes for our team, our investors, and our partners. We aim to consistently deliver risk-adjusted returns, with people driving performance.

We specialize in four core strategies: Quantitative Trading, Fundamental Equity, Tactical Trading, and Discretionary Macro & Fixed Income. We capitalize on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets, drawing from a significant investment in proprietary technology, infrastructure, and risk analytics.

We invest through internal portfolio managers and external partner funds, pursuing alignment among investors, investment professionals, and the firm. Our footprint spans 7 countries and 19 offices.


Our Culture
Talent is our strategy. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority. We are teamwork-oriented, collaborative, and encourage ideas—at all levels—to be shared. As an organization committed to investing in our people, we provide learning & educational offerings and opportunities to make an impact.

We foster a sense of belonging among all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. Our employees value diversity across identity, thought, people and perspective which serves as the foundation of our culture. As a firm, we are committed to creating a hiring process that is fair, welcoming and supportive.


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