The Role
We are seeking to hire an exceptional Compliance Officer to join our Global Markets Advisory Compliance team in our New York office. As Global Markets Advisory Compliance Officer you will act as subject matter expert for regulations that apply to the market infrastructure, and investment and trading elements of Schonfeld's business lines. This role will have a focus on non-equity, macro, and systematic business lines. You will need to be familiar with non-equity market mechanics, including trading venue rules and operations across asset classes such as futures, fixed income, credit, rates, FX, commodities, and volatility, as well as the associated trading strategies and relevant technology stacks. This position requires flexibility to support the wider compliance department with activities outside of the listed responsibilities.

What you’ll do

  • Act as point of contact and manage key relationships with business line partners for Compliance.
  • Providing compliance advice and training to investment personnel on their activities; including managing the flow of live trading queries and responding in a timely risk-based fashion.
  • Engage in the review of, and input into the approval for new investment instruments, products, strategies, technology, models, trading venues, and trading activities.
  • Act as compliance SME as needed for relevant business change initiatives including the acquisition of new teams.
  • Act as an escalation line for compliance program monitoring, testing, risk assessments, trade surveillance, and control evaluations connected to your coverage area.
  • Act as first line for exchange and regulator queries related to market activity.
  • Support and preparation of your business coverage for formal examinations.
  • Track and lead regulatory change initiatives connected to relevant market structure and investment related regulatory change.
  • Control room support including wall crosses, market soundings, MNPI and confidential information control.
  • Support the wider Global Markets Advisory team and Compliance department as needed.


What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5-7 years’ experience preferably in a multi-manager firm covering systematic macro or similar strategies.
  • Practical knowledge and experience of market structures, products, quantitative methods, models, and data analysis techniques.
  • 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.


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.

The base pay for this role is expected to be between $170,000 and $200,000. The expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. This role may also be eligible for other forms of compensation such as a performance bonus and a competitive benefits package. Actual compensation for the successful candidate will be determined based on a variety of factors such as skills, qualifications, and experience.


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