Robert Walters

Legal Counsel and Company Secretary – Funds Management (BB-5BB9C)

Found in: Neuvoo AU

Description:

Our client, a leading fixed income fund manager with over $5bil FUM, is seeking to appoint an in-house legal counsel and company secretary to join their rapidly growing business. The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting the business's growing Australian domestic and UK-based legal, regulatory and compliance requirements, company secretarial duties, reviewing/drafting contracts, fund collateral documentation, and providing legal advice to internal stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and negotiating contracts, including investment management agreements and other engagement letters.
  • Oversight of risk & compliance, regulatory requirements and filings in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Working with the Chief Risk Officer on the firm’s risk & compliance and regulatory framework, compliance policies, procedures, monitoring program and trade counterparty onboardings.
  • Assist with company secretarial matters, including preparing board agendas, minutes and board packs.
  • Responsible for the group’s reporting to ASIC for AFSL and other requirements.
  • Liaising with internal risk team and external lawyers and advisers.
    The successful candidate will possess the following:
  • A minimum of +2PQE legal experience in funds management from a reputable law firm and/or in-house experience, with current Practising Certificate;
  • Demonstrated and strong knowledge of the obligations of the Australian Financial Services License Holders;
  • Strong knowledge of recent legislative and regulatory changes within the Financial Services law regime and frameworks;
  • Ability to clearly and efficiently communicate in writing with both internal company representatives and external parties;
  • Knowledge of the Australian, United Kingdom and United States investment regulatory regime is preferred;
  • Highly effective analytical, decision-making, and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated, organized, and able to set priorities effectively.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
  • A competitive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.

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