JOB PURPOSE / ROLE
Are you ready for your next challenge as a Compliance Office?
Allianz Global Investors is seeking to hire a compliance professional to assist with investment advisory compliance, with an emphasis on advising the business in its growing illiquid alternatives investments platform, including private equity and private debt strategies.
We offer you working in an international and dynamic environment on challenging tasks with considerable learning potential.
Your main responsibilities will be :
Work closely with the global Legal & Compliance team to provide compliance support and guidance with respect to the alternatives pillar, and specifically to investment professionals within the illiquid alternatives teams.
Provide advice on a wide range of investment advisory and portfolio compliance related matters, with an emphasis in the illiquid alternatives space, including conflicts of interest, information barriers, valuation, independent credit assessments and trading related matters, such as fair allocations, co-
investments and portfolio company related issues.
Draft, implement, and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of AllianzGI’s policies, procedures and internal controls.
Implement reviews and monitoring processes related to the trading activities of the illiquid investment teams.
Stay abreast of industry practices and regulatory topics within the illiquid alternatives space.
Be responsible for contributing to the development and delivery of regular and ad hoc compliance training on matters within the illiquid alternatives space.
Investigate compliance issues as needed and report findings back to management.
Perform general compliance and operational risk related functions as instructed.
KEY REQUIREMENTS / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
You are a hardworking Compliance Officer with :
First experience in asset management (min. 2-5 years). Some experience within private equity, private credit and / or other illiquid alternatives products and strategies is a plus.
Solid knowledge of applicable laws and regulations governing alternative products and vehicles, including funds and related portfolio investments.
Strong oral and written communication skills and fluent in English.
Willing to work in an environment where day-to-day interactions will be partially with team members and internal clients located in offices located in other countries
Proven ability to initiate and drive projects to completion and to handle senior management relations and internal stakeholders
Strong self-management skills and discipline ability to take direction as well as take initiative and get things done under pressure and tight deadlines, while providing complete transparency to managers and other team members
Standout colleague and ability to build positive relationships internally and externally.