Chief Compliance Officer - FinTech - Chicago

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary: US$110000 - US$120000 per annum + competitive
Job Type: Permanent
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Chief Compliance Officer // Chicago, IL

A growing FinTech firm is looking for an experienced Chief Compliance Officer to join their team. This firm focuses on the Structured Note marketplace. They have created a platform that uses a blind auction and post-trade lifecycle management process to guarantee the best pricing and simplify the tracking process. They've recently secured Series B funding and are looking to democratize the marketplace.

As Chief Compliance Officer, you'll build out the current client base and develop the process of acquiring new broker-dealer businesses. The firm is looking for an experienced professional who deeply understands rules and regulations pertaining to Structured Products, Fixed Income Issuance, and Options and Equity securities.

Responsibilities

  • Create and execute on a compliance program to ensure controls and supervision meet regulatory requirements
  • Identify SEC, FINRA, and self-regulatory rules that comply with appropriate laws
  • Implement AML and KYC policies for existing and new broker-dealers
  • Act as POC for external legal counsel
  • Proactively detect compliance issues by auditing systems and activities
  • Review new counterparty relationships, personal brokerage transactions, and account applications to ensure compliance

Qualifications

  • 8+ years' experience with a FINRA registered broker-dealer in a compliance-related role
  • Series 7, 63, and 24 examinations passed
  • BS/BA in finance, business administration, or related field; JD or BS/BA in law is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Fixed Income regulations; Structure Note experience is a huge plus
  • Experience implementing KYC and AML policies
  • Understanding of Reg S and 144 issuances

This is a direct-hire opportunity in Chicago, IL offering a $120K base salary.

If interested, please apply with an updated resume or reach out to Emily at Huxley Associates.

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