Compliance Manager

Job Title: Compliance Manager

Location: London, Victoria

Company Overview:

Lawson Conner is an award winning investment manager platform and compliance service provider with headquarter in London and offices in Singapore, Jersey and Newcastle.

We provide ongoing support to over 200 institutional clients such as hedge funds, asset management firms, corporate finance advisers and wealth managers

The application and role summary:

Based in the London office, the Compliance Manager will contribute to the team’s interaction with compliance clients and oversee the work of 2-3 Compliance Associates. The Compliance Manager will conduct periodical compliance reviews, manage a compliance monitoring program and ensure regulatory oversight of the assigned clients on a day to day basis.


1. In accordance with Lawson Conner tools and methods, manage the ongoing compliance monitoring plan for a portfolio of clients (hedge funds, investment managers, corporate finance advisors, wealth managers, crowdfunders)

2. Oversee a small team of Compliance Associates in their daily tasks

3. Conduct periodic calls with clients of the firm to discuss compliance tasks and monitor their conduct and compliance documentation

4. Perform a variety of special compliance projects and thematic reviews and sign-offs

5. Collate compliance requests and articulate issues to the compliance committee for discussion

6. Complete various client facing tasks, office visits and file reviews


1. Experience in working in an FCA compliance environment with a good understanding of the financial services industry

2. Team leader skills to lead a small team of 2-3

3. Attention to detail: must be able to perform all work consistently to a high level of quality

4. Time Management: must be able to manage own time on multiple ongoing projects effectively and oversee a small team

5. Ability to interact effectively with clients and influence clients

6. Desire to work in an dynamic, fast-growing company environment with bluechip clients

Qualifications and Experience:

1. Bachelors degree (Law or Business preferred) or similar

2. Strong communication skills, written and verbal

On offer

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing organisation working with an award winning team that is highly motivated to serve Lawson Conner’s clients.

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, benefits package and a bonus.

The company operates an HMRC approved employee share option scheme with significant benefits for qualifying members of staff.

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