DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS / COMPLIANCE OFFICER – HEDGE FUND

Location
Austin, Texas
Salary
Competitive salary DOE and annual/quarterly bonus based on firm growth and performance
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Oct 14, 2021
Ref
ARTEMIS-DOO/CCO
Job Function
Hedge Funds, Operations
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Certifications
CFA Charterholder
Employment Type
Full Time

ARTEMIS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT is seeking a talented DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS/COMPLIANCE OFFICER to manage business operations, compliance, and accounting for the firm. This is an amazing opportunity for the right candidate to work at a respected and growing macro derivatives-focused hedge fund with institutional clients globally. Artemis has an entrepreneurial but small team (nine members) so your voice will 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. The highest ethical standards are expected.

The role is ideal for a seasoned professional ready to take the next step in his or her career or senior hire with directly transferable director-level 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
  • Highest ethical standards

Preferred Types of Experiences or Credentials (all not required)

  • Operations & compliance experience at a 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

  • Competitive salary DOE and annual/quarterly bonus based on firm growth and performance
  • Strong healthcare benefits including medical, dental, vision, and SEP IRA (with matching)
  • Maternity and paternity leave policies
  • Work from home friendly during pandemic w/financial support packages for employees (e.g. home internet, phone)
  • Student Loan Reimbursement Program
  • Continuing education opportunities including Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, or Python programming boot camps (not required)
  • 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

Utmost confidentiality assured. Please apply directly to hr@artemiscm.com  with title “DOO-ARTEMIS” in your header.

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