Sr Compliance Officer - Credit & Distressed Debt

Top tier firm requires specialist Credit Compliance Officer to focus on Distressed Debt business.

The Company: 

This top investment bank requires a Senior Compliance Officer to join their Fixed Income Compliance team to specialise in providing regulatory guidance and support to their Distressed Credit business.

This is a unique role because the firm invests into distressed opportunities as well as packaging and distributing credit opportunities to their institutional client base. The technical aspects of this role are extremely complex.

To be successful, you will be required to work closely with some of the most senior bankers in the firm who have demanding and exceptionally high standards. You will be tested regularly on your ability to provide high-speed regulatory opinion related to a product, a trade or a technical circumstance that manages the balance between protecting the division but also encourages commercial opportunity. This is a highly visible role within the global Fixed Income division and will be a strong test of your ability to operate at the highest possible standard at all times. However, the firm also has an excellent working environment that offers a diverse range of benefits and services within the building.


  • Providing analysis and guidance on individual transactions and deals, trade specific regulatory compliance, new activities/products and business initiatives, and public-private side issues
  • Assisting in due diligence reviews on investment companies and loan portfolio acquisitions
  • Monitoring of business activity to ensure compliance with appropriate rules, regulations & firm policies
  • Creating and implementing compliance training programs for business unit professionals
  • Developing policies, procedures and best practices for each business unit
  • Keeping up-to-date with relevant regulatory/rule changes including the analysis and implementation of such regulatory/rule changes (e.g. MiFID II, GDPR, etc).
  • Participating in regulatory and internal investigations and audits
  • At least 5 years of compliance, legal, accounting, business or other relevant experience related to Fixed Income
  • Good understanding of control of information issues in the loans market, MAR, MIFID II, Volcker Rules, EMIR and GDPR
  • Good interpersonal skills, a team player who can prioritise in a fast moving, high pressure, changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work under pressure
  • Foreign languages would be an advantage

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Philip Charsley now on 020 3465 0110

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Job type:
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Capital Markets
£120k - £150k plus bonus
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