Compliance Associate

Company/ Firm Name


London, UK

Published Date

28 June 2021

About the job:

Company profile:

Hayfin Capital Management is one of Europe’s leading alternative asset management firms, with a heritage in private credit. Since inception in 2009, Hayfin has invested more than €23bn of capital across more than 370 portfolio companies. The firm was founded with the ambition of creating one of Europe’s leading investment platforms and delivering best-in-class risk-adjusted returns.

Hayfin is headquartered in London, with offices in in Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, New York, Paris and Tel Aviv and employs approximately 170 people. BCI, one of the five largest Canadian pension plans, is the majority shareholder in Hayfin.

Position description:

Hayfin is currently looking for an experienced Compliance Associate to join their global Legal and Compliance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing the business with regulatory assurance through effective controls and monitoring, in line with the Compliance Monitoring Plan.


  • Develop a good understanding of the business, teams, roles and the environment in which Hayfin operates

  • Maintain knowledge of new and evolving regulatory compliance requirements and good industry practice

  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of the compliance monitoring programme

  • Manage monitoring reviews in line with agreed monitoring methodology, including liaising with stakeholders for each review allocated in order to facilitate the necessary access to people / systems / records to enable testing to be conducted

  • Provide clear and accurate reports of key findings to the CCO, and assist in producing quarterly / annual reports following monitoring activity for senior management

  • Assist in completing an annual review of the compliance monitoring framework and implementation of compliance recommendations

  • Assist in providing compliance training and collaborate with employees to promote a positive compliance culture

  • Assist with the regulatory reporting for the Firm

  • Assist with wider compliance projects and issues across the Firm


The ideal candidate will have:

  • 4-6 years’ compliance experience in a similar role with an alternative investment manager or MIFID investment firm, within the financial services industry, preferably on the buy side

  • Ability to understand and interpret regulatory rules and guidance

  • Strong organisational, analytical and methodical skills

  • Resourceful and capable of working autonomously

  • Excellent problem solving ability

  • Excellent team player

  • Resilient and enthusiastic