Compliance Associate - Fund Solutions (Ireland)

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

We offer industry-leading services through Link Fund Solutions, to traditional and alternative funds in the UK, Ireland and Jersey. As one of Europe’s largest independent AIFM and fund ManCo we have over 40 years’ experience in the funds industry.

We are dedicated to building and maintaining strong partnerships, aligning our service offering; we leverage our specialist knowledge to support asset managers and controllers of financial assets. In today’s ever-changing industry, we are forward thinking when it comes to our investment in technology. Whether it be building in-house systems or investing in industry leading software, we are committed to ensuring we can carry out our roles effectively and support our partners’ needs.

Job Description

Act as the Compliance Associate for Link Fund Administrators (Ireland) Limited and Link Fund Manager Solutions (Ireland) Limited ("Fund Solutions Ireland") reporting to the appointed Compliance Officer. This role is considered to be a Control Function (CF-2) role. Individual will be subject to fitness and probity requirements.

  • The role of the Compliance Associate exists to help ensure that a comprehensive compliance environment is maintained and supported within Link Fund Solutions Ireland as Fund Administrator and UCITS / Alternative Investment Fund Management Company. 

  • Help plan, co-ordinate, monitor and complete detailed reviews of, ensuring all reviews completed capture the key control environment in accordance with the stated annual compliance monitoring plan.

  • To liaise with departmental teams, supervisors and managers to help build risk and compliance awareness, relationships and ensure any issues identified are escalated for resolutions in a timely manner.

  • Provide assistance to the Compliance Officer / Senior Compliance Associate in the ongoing review and implementation of regulatory updates affecting the business the maintenance of policy and procedural documents and preparation of periodic compliance reports.

  • Completion of ad-hoc project work and other compliance function related duties including maintenance of client due diligence records as required.

  • A key responsibility of the Compliance Associate is to take ownership for conducting the Compliance Monitoring Program including themed reviews on Fund Solutions Ireland.

  • To provide report findings to the Compliance Officer / Senior Compliance Associate for review and approval prior to communication to the senior management team.

Completion of projects and performance of other duties including client due diligence record reviews and maintenance of associated records. 

Qualifications

  • Third level qualification in business, finance, legal or accountancy and a broad understanding of the funds industry gained through employment with administration, depositary, or other service providers.

  • Good IT skills (with proficiency in MS Office), communication, problem solving and reasoning skills, attention to detail.

  • Ability to adapt and reprioritise daily deliverables and tasks so to meet business demands.

  • 1- 2 years funds industry experience ideally with compliance related focus, although not essential.

Compliance professional qualification (Desirable).

Additional Information

Competencies / Skills

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and independently.

  • Organised & Good communicator.

  • Results focused and Team participant.

  • Commercial awareness.

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