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Compliance Manager

Alter Domus Alter Domus

London, United Kingdom


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Compliance Manager


We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries. 

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take. 

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For our offices in London we are currently looking for a full-time Compliance Manager.

The UK office has seven companies that provide services to clients, three of which are FCA regulated and two are HMRC registered for AML. Following significant growth in our UK office we are looking to recruit a Compliance Manager to be based in London, to work with the Compliance team to ensure compliance standards are met across the UK businesses. This role has a particular focus on our debt capital markets business line (loan agency, escrow, loan administration, cash management). 

The post holder is expected to be an appropriately skilled and qualified compliance professional who will be able to understand and ensure compliance with the relevant regulatory regimes in the UK and join a supportive and friendly Compliance team working in a collaborative environment.

The post holder will report to the Head of Compliance UK.


•    Work with the business teams to promote a compliant culture,
•    Advise the business on day to day queries including those relating to AML procedures and processes,
•    Approve new clients through AD’s client onboarding system ensuring that all KYC files meet with Group and local procedures; 

 •   Assist in preparing and submitting FCA  returns; 
•    Develop and deliver the compliance monitoring programme, 
•    Develop the procedures in accordance with changing regulatory and business needs,
•    Review of the KYC files for new clients in line with group and local processes and procedures;
•    Assist in maintaining all registers such as Conflicts of interest, reportable events, complaints from clients, etc.;
•    Work with the Global Client Acceptance Committee and Group Risk Function; 
•    Training of new joiners and on going training in respect of procedures, new regulations, AML etc..
•    Assisting in maintaining internal policies and procedures and Manuals to ensure compliance with local standards as the business develops. 


•    You will be educated to degree level or hold an appropriate qualification in compliance or AML/CFT/fraud prevention;
•    You have a minimum of 10 years financial services experience, preferably in a Compliance team environment in an FCA regulated company, ideally including experience in payment services/debt capital markets;
•    You have significant experience and knowledge of FCA requirements, ideally including PSR and/or CASS rules; 

•    You have very good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint);
•    You are familiar with screening tools of clients (Word-check or other similar tools);
•    You are fluent in English; any other language will be considered an advantage.
•    You have a collaborative approach to working with the Business and Compliance teams




We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you. 

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning. 

Our global benefits also include: 

  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave 
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave 
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression 
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices 
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program 
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan 
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location 

Equity in every sense of the word 

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong. 

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.  

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you. 

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