CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER / COMPLIANCE OFFICER (Austin, Texas)

Recruiter
Artemis Capital Management LP
Location
San Francisco, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Oct 2021
Closes
29 Oct 2021
Ref
12248509
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Artemis Capital Management, LP is an investment, research, and technology firm that aims to transform stock market volatility into an opportunity for our clients and protect them against the secular cycles that erode wealth.

We Create Opportunity from Change

www.artemiscm.com

ARTEMIS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT is seeking a talented CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER/COMPLIANCE OFFICER to manage business operations, strategy, compliance, and accounting for the firm. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to work at a respected and growing macro derivatives-focused hedge fund with institutional clients globally. Artemis has a flat leadership structure with a small, creative, and tight-knit team of nine members. Your voice will be heard matter greatly in guiding the growth of the firm. He/she will work under the supervision of the Founder/CIO but will independently lead and manage operations within the firm with direct oversight of two junior employees. The role requires an analytical, detailed oriented professional with deep understanding of regulatory compliance, hedge fund operations, institutional diligence, and financial instruments. Legal and/or accounting experience preferred. COO is also expected to be a calming leader and mentor to junior team members, but also able to efficiently execute work themselves. The role will also involve serving as a mentor in our internship program for underprivileged youth. The highest ethical standards are expected.

The role is ideal for either:

1) Experienced but deputy-level professional ready to take a leap forward in her or his career;

2) Established director-level hire with transferable experience.

Requirements:
  • Demonstrated experience in RIA/CPO/or Fund compliance, diligence, back office, accounting, and
  • Core understanding of hedge fund structures and single managed accounts
  • Knowledge and ability to speak credibly to institutions, regulators, consultants, employees, and service providers.
  • Leadership, Culture and Team Building Skills, and ability to manage/mentor junior personnel
  • Understanding of financial markets and derivatives products
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, G-Suite, and standard accounting software
  • Self-starter who is capable of working independently
  • Extreme attention to detail and able to manage deadlines among team and self
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Preferred Types of Experiences or Credentials (all not required)
  • Operations & compliance experience at an RIA or Hedge Fund (Senior or Deputy level)
  • Big 5 Accounting Firm Experience (ideally focused on hedge funds or RIAs)
  • Experience at Major Consultant conducting diligence on hedge funds (Senior or Deputy)
  • Legal or paralegal experience
  • CAIA, CPA, CFA, MBA, or JD

Role Responsibilities:
  • Executive firm-wide regulatory compliance with SEC, NFA, and other regulatory bodies
  • Oversee and update fund documentation (including, but not limited to: PPM, DDQ, Subscription Docs, Side Letters)
  • Maintain and negotiate third-party and service provider relationships
  • Oversee accounting and firm internal controls
  • Manage investor on-boarding, compliance, and treasury functions with third-party-administrator
  • Managed outsourced back-office trade reconciliation process with traders
  • Independently lead due diligence meetings with investors and consultants
  • Work with external accounting firm and third-party administrator to execute annual audits for two funds
  • Act as key person to prepare for and execute regulatory audits and routine updates (SEC, CFTC, TSSB)
  • Oversee marketing materials and digital marketing efforts to ensure compliance
  • Support and collaborate with: Prime Broker, EMS/OMS, Accountant, Lawyer, Administrator

Benefits
  • $150k to $175k base salary + annual/quarterly bonus based on firm growth and performance
  • Small team, company lunches, and semi-annual team building retreats
  • Low key and informal work environment with casual dress code
  • Strong family healthcare benefits including medical, dental, vision, and childcare options
  • SEP IRA (with matching)
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • Work from home flex w/home financial support packages for employees (e.g. home internet, phone)
  • Student Loan Reimbursement Program + continuing education opportunities
  • Employee access to all investment funds with no fees
  • Relocation assistance available + home down payment assistance (after 1+ years of service)
  • Work-Life balance including honor system vacation time
  • Beautiful downtown offices on top of Frost Tower at the center of Austin + parking provided

Location: Austin, TX

Austin is ranked as the Best Place to Live and Work in America by US News/WSJ

**Candidates are expected to take a 2-3 hour recruiting examination specifically prepared for Artemis before in-person interviews. We believe in equality and all team member including the CIO/ founder have taken this exam. If you are not prepared to commit the time to this examination, please do not bother applying.**

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