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Regional Transportation Construction Coordinator

Virtus Partners

Regional Transportation Construction Coordinator

Houston, TX
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    --- THE POSITION WILL ALSO SERVE AS THE COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR FOR VIRTUS PARTNERS FUND SERVICES CAYMAN LTD.

    With more than $350 Billion of Assets under Administration (AUA), Virtus provides alternative asset administrative, middle office services and data to funds and various investment vehicles, including hedge and private equity funds, separate accounts, total return swaps and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). Virtus specializes in providing tailored solutions to credit and fixed income managers. Virtus clients are served by more than 300 employees located in Houston, Austin, New York, Shanghai, London and Dublin.

    • Responsible for efficient and streamlined governance of compliance, risk and control environments for Cayman entity. This includes coordination of Board Meetings and function committees/forums.
    • Preparing and presenting reporting to the Board of Directors related to Compliance and AML/CFT matters.
    • Identifying, developing and coordinating the establishment and maintenance of appropriate policies, procedures and systems required to comply with applicable legislative and regulatory provisions including AML/CFT and manage corporate risks.
    • Conducting a formal review of the Firm’s business activities to ensure compliance with the relevant rules and run remediation programs as required.
    • Monitoring the Firm’s conduct of business to ensure that any breaches of the rules are identified quickly and dealt with responsibly. Maintaining Firm’s Compliance Manual which contains written rules and guidelines with which each employee including the Directors must comply.
    • Providing oversight, and advising on effective, robust systems and controls environment within Virtus’ legal entities.
    • Advising on upcoming laws and regulations and impact on the firm’s operational environment.
    • Providing strategic advice to the senior leadership team on best practice, new initiatives, complex cross border regulation and its impact on the business.
    • Implementing and championing the firmwide enterprise risk framework within the respective regions and expand framework to comply with any jurisdiction specific regulatory risk requirements.
    • Coordinating, and as required, conducting internal audit of Fund Services business (including support for SOC-1 with external Auditors).
    • Conducting on-going compliance self-testing.
    • Organizing training for Directors and employees on compliance issues, regulations and AML/CTF.
    • Developing specific on-boarding procedures and training for new Cayman entity employees.
    • Ensuring that appropriate regulatory approvals are sought where required.

    Required Skills

    TECHNICAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE KNOWLEDGE:

    • Detailed understanding of Cayman Islands and US financial services regulation

    SPECIAL SKILLS AND/OR ABILITIES:

    • Ability to conduct detailed gap analysis and run remediation programs to ensure the firm is compliant with existing regulations, as well as preparation for new regulatory requirements
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to deliver information in a clear and concise manner
    • Experience interacting with Boards and Regulators
    • Must be able to work well with others in a team environment
    • Must be able to perform job duties accurately and timely
    • Must adhere to deadlines and targets given

    Required Experience

    EDUCATION/TRAINING (OR EQUIVALENT):

    • Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA preferred

    EXPERIENCE (TYPE OF WORK EXPERIENCE, MINIMUM NUMBER OF YEARS):

    • 5+ years’ experience working in Compliance/Regulatory environment in financial services.
    • Experience implementing regulatory, compliance, KYC, AML/CTF, and vendor management practices
    • Detailed understanding of Cayman Islands and US financial services regulation
    • Experience interacting with Boards and Regulators.
  • Qualifications

    TECHNICAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE KNOWLEDGE:

    • Detailed understanding of Cayman Islands and US financial services regulation

    SPECIAL SKILLS AND/OR ABILITIES:

    • Ability to conduct detailed gap analysis and run remediation programs to ensure the firm is compliant with existing regulations, as well as preparation for new regulatory requirements
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to deliver information in a clear and concise manner
    • Experience interacting with Boards and Regulators
    • Must be able to work well with others in a team environment
    • Must be able to perform job duties accurately and timely
    • Must adhere to deadlines and targets given
  • Industry
    Financial Services