In addition, this individual will be involved in the coding of restrictions, reporting, trade oversight and strategic projects.
Review and interpret all governing documents, including but not limited to Investment Management Agreements (IMA), Prospectuses, Statement of Additional Information (SAI), and Fund Declarations.
Identify and resolve any issues/concerns with investment guideline interpretation.
Review systematic feasibility of investment guidelines and provide guidance/expertise as it relates to coding in our compliance monitoring system, Charles River (CRD).
Participate in the new account setup and guideline change process.
Develop and test automated rules in CRD, and any associated manual monitoring needed.
Review EOD portfolio compliance results, identify and resolve any active or passive compliance issues.
Work with Portfolio Management, Trading, Data Management and Investment Control to determine trade suitability, review daily trading activity and identify and resolve any associated compliance issues.
Work with Client Services, Compliance, Legal, Portfolio Management and Information Technology to respond to client requests for reporting; develop internal and external reports to respond to client requests.
Identify ways of creating efficiencies/improving processes to the investment compliance program using best practices.
Effectively participate in internal and external audits of controls and associated testing.
Undertake special compliance-related projects as assigned
Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of relevant experience, including 2+ years of rules coding experience in CRD.
Solid working knowledge and understanding of capital markets; experience with fixed income, equity and derivative instruments.
Knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and other regulatory requirements.
A self-starter who takes initiatives and works independently.
Strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple requests from a variety of sources.
CRD knowledge or equivalent experience.
Proficiency in Bloomberg and other major software applications