Business Compliance Analyst/Senior Analyst, Asset Management EMEA

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Macquarie Group
London, United Kingdom
30 Apr 2022
30 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) 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.

Macquarie Asset Management is part of Macquarie Group, a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management, finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity, and commodities. Founded in 1969, Macquarie Group employs approximately 16,400 people in 31 markets and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Business Compliance Analyst/Senior Analyst

We are looking to hire an ambitious business facing Compliance Analyst/Senior Analyst, to be based in London who will work across the various Asset Management businesses within Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This wide and varied advisory role is focused on providing compliance guidance; primarily covering infrastructure & renewables, with primary initial focus on Real Assets business compliance coverage. There will also be an opportunity to work across other MAM businesses in EMEA including Real Estate, Private Credit & Asset Finance and Public Investments - covering equities, fixed income, and multi-asset solutions.

The Compliance Analyst/Senior Analyst will be a member of a dedicated business compliance team aligned to MAM, which forms part of the wider Risk Management Group (RMG), which is functionally independent. In the role, the compliance analyst/senior analyst will co-locate with the MAM businesses and be expected to utilise excellent stakeholder management skills to identify and advise on various compliance requirements and solutions. This is a very busy advisory role, which will report to the Head of Real Assets Compliance EMEA in the UK. The candidate will have exposure to senior stakeholders across the MAM businesses and will work very closely with members of the MAM Business Compliance team in the UK, Germany, Luxembourg and globally.

  • Provide effective and timely compliance advice and support to the MAM business teams across EMEA relating to fund origination and distribution, affiliates transactions and licensing.
  • Assist with compliance review and approval of new transactions, products and funds.
  • Review and approval of marketing materials.
  • Liaise with senior management, relevant boards, RMG Compliance and assist with External Regulatory correspondence.
  • Develop and maintain compliance plans, related policies and procedures and monitor compliance with these policies.
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of regulatory compliance reports as required per the compliance plans and governance framework.
  • Carry out ongoing assessment of the compliance framework operating within the business and ensure adequate controls are established.
  • Oversee the monitoring, reporting and escalation of compliance issues.
  • Keep abreast of upcoming, new, and revised rules, regulations and directives applicable to the business, and facilitate changes as required. This includes proactive and early communication with business and compliance stakeholders to ensure timely compliance with any changes required.
  • Assist senior management with the delivery of key divisional projects as required.
  • Liaise with compliance colleagues to assist with the delivery of an effective tailored training programme.

About you:
  • 2+ years Compliance experience gained within the asset management industry (may include related experience in a legal or regulatory role) preferably within the private equity, infrastructure, hedge fund or real estate sectors.
  • Comfortable operating in fast paced, entrepreneurial businesses, where there is a need to be enthusiastic, flexible, motivated, proactive and have the ability to work independently, determine priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with the European regulatory regime relating to asset management with experience and a good understanding of the UK regulatory regime. Other European or Global regulatory knowledge & experience would also be desirable.
  • Familiarity with AIF's required and UCITS experience would be beneficial.
  • Demonstration of a solid understanding of both the AIFMD and MIFID directives.
  • Experience in reviewing and approving marketing materials for regulatory compliance under the CBDF Regulations.
  • Have ambition to learn and progress and to partner with the business in a wide and varied compliance role.
  • Take a pragmatic commercial approach to compliance whilst achieving the desired outcome.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

Macquarie Asset Management is comprised of the following four divisions:
  1. Real Assets
  2. Real Estate
  3. Private Credit and Asset Finance
  4. Public Investments

Key Competences for the role:
  • Problem Solving
  • Resilience
  • Communication
  • Client Commitment
  • Detail Focus
  • Relationship Building
  • Achievement Drive

Risk Management Group is an independent and centralised unit responsible for identifying, assessing, and monitoring risks across Macquarie. Its divisions include Credit, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, Internal Audit, Behavioral Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk & Governance, Financial Crime Compliance, RMG Enterprise Support,

Find out more about Macquarie at

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you are capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

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

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available.

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