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Growing San Francisco based asset manager and hedge fund is seeking a key member of the operations and compliance team to be the hub of this growing firm. The Chief Compliance Officer will run both the trade operations and compliance side of the business as well as work with client services. The Chief Compliance Officer will have extensive responsibilities in operations, including but not limited to bank-link transfers between accounts, management fees, account maintenance, fee reversals, compliance procedures, and providing excellent client service to both internal and external clients.

The office environment is fast paced and dynamic; the successful individual will be highly self-motivated, a team player, and eager to take on additional responsibilities. The candidate must be highly organized and have a strong attention to detail; be very comfortable working collaboratively yet can be proactive and independent; able to execute with precision; has a track record of meeting deadlines; dedicated to top quality work; and demonstrate the highest level of professionalism. The successful candidate will be working with highly sensitive/confidential material and must feel comfortable interfacing with all levels of clients. We are client-centric and hold ourselves to the highest level of ethics, integrity, and trust.

Key Responsibilities
* Create and update operational procedures
* Extensive interaction with brokers, custodians and all other trade counterparties
* Ensure that all trades that are executed settle in a timely manner by confirming trade settlement with firm's executing brokers and custodians
* Post trade processing and resolving trade settlement issues in a timely and efficient manner
* Checking unaffirmed and failed trade reports and proactive follow up and escalation on urgent enquiries from counterparties and traders
* Research and process corporate actions
* Communicate with clients, custodians, and vendors on operational matters
* Process new and current client account forms
* Support Principal and team members with business development and compliance management
* Ensure compliance with applicable national and international regulations
* Development and implement workflow/system improvements
*Monitor and communicate with external fund administrators and custodians to ensure proper fund maintenance

Qualifications & Required Skills
* A minimum of two years of operations and/or compliance experience in the financial services industry
* A four year bachelors degree
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Meticulous attention to detail and a ability to follow-up on multiple open issues
* Ability to work independently, as well as part of a collaborative team, and assume additional responsibilities as needed
* Ability to interact at all levels across business disciplines
* Team player, attention to detail, ability to multitask and manage time well
* Demonstrate sound judgment and ability to reach decisions independently
* Demonstrate professionalism and a positive customer service attitude
* Adapts well to changing plans and priorities; deals comfortably with ambiguity

Job Start Date: 
Sunday, January 1, 2012


San Francisco
94118 San Francisco , CA
United States
37° 47' 20.9076" N, 122° 27' 33.9264" W
California US
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