Business Aligned Compliance Associate Director (D) - Infrastructure and Real Assets

London (Greater)
22 Nov 2021
22 Dec 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Be part of Macquarie’s heartbeat – come and play a vital role as our business facing Compliance Associate Director.

You will be based in London and will work across our various Asset Management businesses within EMEA, with a primary focus to lead the Real Assets business compliance coverage. This wide and varied advisory role is focussed on providing compliance guidance; primarily covering infrastructure & renewables, but there will also be an opportunity to work across other business in EMEA including Real Estate, Private Credit & Asset Finance and Public Investments - covering equities, fixed income, and multi-asset solutions.

Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone.  Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than $A693.2 billion in assets globally, we provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, renewables, natural assets, real estate, and transportation finance.

As a Senior Manager/Associate Director you will be a member of a smaller dedicated business compliance team aligned to Macquarie Asset Management, which forms part of the wider Risk Management Group.  In the role you will utilise your proven relationship and stakeholder management skills to advise the businesses located across EMEA and oversee Macquarie Group’s compliance requirements for these businesses. The role will report to the EMEA Regional Head of Macquarie Asset Management Compliance in the UK, and you will work very closely with members of the Macquarie Asset Management Business Compliance team in the UK, Germany and Luxembourg.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide compliance leadership and advice to Macquarie Asset Management business teams across EMEA and assist with regulatory issues and developments relating to fund origination and distribution, institutional fund management, affiliates transactions and licensing.
  • Provide effective leadership, coaching and mentoring to two ambitious senior compliance analysts aligned to the Real Assets Division.
  • Liaise with senior management, relevant boards, Risk Management Group Compliance and assist with External Regulatory correspondence and queries.
  • Compliance integration requirements for new business or initiatives.

Our ideal candidate will have 8+ years Compliance experience gained within the asset management industry (may include related experience in a legal or regulatory role) preferably within a private equity, infrastructure, or multi-asset Manager.  You will have extensive knowledge of the UK and European regulatory regimes relating to asset management, with other European or global compliance knowledge desirable.  A solid understanding of AIFMD and also the MIFID directives, with a commercial mindset and business acumen to take a pragmatic approach to compliance, whilst achieving the desired outcome.

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About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a large scale, global asset manager, providing clients with access to a diverse range of capabilities and products across infrastructure, real estate, natural resources, private credit, fixed income, equities, multi-asset and liquid alternatives. As at 31 March 2021, Macquarie Asset Management had $A562.2 billion of assets under management.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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