Associate, Compliance Officer

Trading standards officer

Job title: Associate, Compliance Officer

Company: GIC

Job description: GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.The Legal and Compliance Department (LCD)We govern, structure, negotiate and execute the largest and most complex deals globally, across all asset classes.The Compliance Team
We govern and escalate material regulatory, compliance, reputational risks and incidents to the GIC Board and senior management. We monitor the constantly evolving regulatory landscape to advise our stakeholders of the potential implications and to implement the requisite controls. We also promote and reinforce staff awareness of the applicable regulatory and compliance policies and procedures.We are looking for a highly motivated, high caliber candidate to join our Compliance Division in GIC’s New York Office as an Associate.Key Responsibilities

  • Advise and work with stakeholders to manage a broad spectrum of regulatory obligations and restrictions that apply to GIC’s investments/trading and operational activities as well as new business initiatives/product approvals, with a focus on the Americas region and in the public and private markets.
  • Monitor the regulatory and enforcement landscape and identify the applicable regulatory requirements in the Americas region, particularly the U.S., and update management and stakeholders of the corresponding impact of the regulatory requirements on GIC’s investment/trading and operational activities.
  • Engage external legal counsels to clarify the applicable regulatory requirements and restrictions on GIC’s investment/trading and operational activities where necessary.
  • Support the Compliance Division in formulating and performing a periodic review of key Compliance policies and controls to ensure that they remain robust and in line with regulatory standards and industry/peer best practices. These policies are in GIC’s Compliance Manual and Code of Ethics, including policies on GIC’s Information Barrier/Chinese Wall Policy, Financial Crimes Compliance Framework, Conflicts of Interest Policy, Gifts and Entertainment Policy, and Policy on External Personal Activities and Personal Investments.
  • Perform controls and provide advisory support to ensure adherence by employees to GIC’s Compliance policies.
  • Conduct Compliance training on an ongoing basis to educate new hires and existing staff on the relevant regulatory requirements and compliance policies and processes.
  • Collaborate with business units and other risk and control departments to address compliance and conduct issues, enforce policy violations, and support management to inculcate a culture of compliance in GIC’s offices in the Americas region.


  • A bachelor’s degree with good academic results from a good university, in Law, Accounting, Business or related discipline.
  • At least 2 to 4 years of relevant Compliance experience in financial services. Candidates from investment management or private equity firms, hedge funds and banks are preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of the investment management industry and financial products.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to demonstrate and articulate a clear thought process in analyzing regulatory and compliance issues. Diligent with attention to details.
  • Ability to perform processes and controls using Compliance systems.
  • A proactive, confident, and highly motivated person who is able to work both independently and as a member of the team and with an ability to multitask.
  • Effective communication skills with clear and succinct written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams – be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.Flexibility at GICAt GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection. At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves. Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.We are an equal opportunity employer
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.CompensationOur compensation philosophy reflects several principles. We strive to provide a competitive compensation package to attract and retain talent globally. We pay for performance, and reward sustainable results. Total pay for this position comprises base pay and bonus. The anticipated base salary range for this role is between $95,800 and $127,000. Bonuses, which may form a meaningful proportion of the total pay package, are determined based on company and individual performance.Learn MoreLearn more about our Legal and Compliance Department here:

Expected salary: $95800 – 127000 per year

Location: New York

Job date: Fri, 24 May 2024 22:52:32 GMT

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