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ben ellison.

senior consultant

email: ben.ellison@twentyrecruitment.com
linkedin: ben ellison
phone: +1 646-766-1212

Ben graduated with a Business & Spanish degree from Cardiff University in the UK and has five years’ international recruitment experience gained in Europe and the US. Ben joined Twenty’s New York financial services team in 2016 and focuses on permanent Compliance, Legal and Regulatory searches for both buy and sell side firms at all levels. Originally from Belgium, Ben is trilingual, speaking French, English and Spanish.

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  • VP - Derivatives Attorney - Investment Banking - New York

    Our client, a Global Investment bank, is looking for a VP level Derivatives Attorney to join its Legal Group in New York. You will provide support with respect to legal documentation and regulatory tasks related to its derivatives business. The ideal candidate will have experience: Reviewing Swap Documentation and working on projects related to regulatory matters; Exposure to complex financial transactions at a law firm and/or financial institution, and ideally prior exposure to derivatives. Admission to New York State Bar required; Exposure to bank financing (loan finance/project finance) is a must; Strong analytical and organizational skills & the ability to work on multiple assignments...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$105000.00 - US$150000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • VP - KYC Advisory

    Our client, a leading financial service firm, is looking for a VP - KYC team leader in New York. This role will be supporting all aspects of the compliance KYC/AML team and will act as Subject Matter Expert for KYC related matters in the Americas Group, particularly for the front office. The ideal candidate must have: Bachelor's degree required, J.D. preferred; Strong experience in AML/KYC/regulatory compliance in the financial industry with advisory experience preferred; Experience developing KYC training and KYC guidance and tools. We are looking for a strong AVP level candidate looking to take a step in responsibilities. You will need to possess a strong academic profile, excellent org...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$100000.00 - US$150000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • VP - KYC Advisory

    Our client, a leading financial service firm, is looking for a VP - KYC team leader in New York. This role will be supporting all aspects of the compliance KYC/AML team and will act as Subject Matter Expert for KYC related matters in the Americas Group, particularly for the front office. The ideal candidate must have: Bachelor's degree required, J.D. preferred; Strong experience in AML/KYC/regulatory compliance in the financial industry with advisory experience preferred; Experience developing KYC training and KYC guidance and tools. We are looking for a strong AVP level candidate looking to take a step in responsibilities. You will need to possess a strong academic profile, excellent org...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$100000.00 - US$150000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Compliance Manager - Asset Management

    Our client, a leading global alternative asset manager (100+ bln aum), is looking for a senior Analyst/ Manager in New York. You will be working closely with the CCO The main responsibility will be to: assist on all aspects of the compliance program required for an SEC-registered investment adviser, with an emphasis on reviewing marketing material and various elements of the 206(4)-7 annual testing and monitoring program in accordance with the US Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the "Advisers Act") and the US Investment Company Act of 1940 (the "Company Act"); assess the impact of material regulatory developments throughout the Americas and assist in implementation of new policies, proced...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$75000.00 - US$135000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Senior Compliance Manager- Investment Management - Atlanta

    Our client, a leading global investment manager, is looking for a Senior Compliance Manager in Houston or Atlanta. You will be working closely with the US CCO. The ideal candidate must have significant experience leading a team at an SEC-registered advisor preferably at a Retail RIA and will be responsible for overseeing and monitoring the compliance program on a day-to-day basis as well as acting as CCO for the robo advisor. Strong knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Investment Company Act of 1940 is required with CFTC/FINRA regulatory knowledge a plus. Background with testing and reporting programs within a compliance governance setting preferred. This newly created role w...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    Houston, Texas
    salary:
    US$175000 - US$200000 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Associate General Counsel - Banking - New York

    Unique legal and regulatory career opportunity for qualified legal professional with innovative FinTech in growth mode. Unique career opportunity for a full-time 2-4 year qualified attorney to join an innovative fast-growth FinTech firm in NYC. The successful candidate will have 2/3 years' experience in-house or at a law firm covering a wide range of market, regulatory, compliance and legal matters (Intellectual Property & Information technology experience preferred). Direct report into the General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer (GC/CCO). This business critical role with extensive external market interface will suit a highly motivated, entrepreneurial professional with an appetite to le...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$120000.00 - US$150000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Control Room Manager - Private Equity - New York

    Our client, one of the largest private equity investment firms in the world, is looking to build out a Centralized Control Room team in New York. This role will see you build out the Control Room from scratch and be the point of contact for the administration of firm-wide policies to ensure they meet regulatory obligations. The ideal candidate must have: Prior experience running the Control Room - performing all of the functions that revolve around a Control Room - is required; People management experience; Up-to-date knowledge of relevant regulatory developments and market practice; Ability to build and sustain strong relationships with at all levels of management as well as have a pragm...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$180000.00 - US$250000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • VP - KYC Advisory

    Our client, a leading financial service firm, is looking for a VP - KYC team leader in New York. This role will be supporting all aspects of the compliance KYC/AML team and will act as Subject Matter Expert for KYC related matters in the Americas Group, particularly for the front office. The ideal candidate must have: Bachelor's degree required, J.D. preferred; Strong experience in AML/KYC/regulatory compliance in the financial industry with advisory experience preferred; Experience developing KYC training and KYC guidance and tools. We are looking for a strong AVP level candidate looking to take a step in responsibilities. You will need to possess a strong academic profile, excellent org...

    Read more about this job
    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$100000.00 - US$150000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • VP - KYC Advisory

    Our client, a leading financial service firm, is looking for a VP - KYC team leader in New York. This role will be supporting all aspects of the compliance KYC/AML team and will act as Subject Matter Expert for KYC related matters in the Americas Group, particularly for the front office. The ideal candidate must have: Bachelor's degree required, J.D. preferred; Strong experience in AML/KYC/regulatory compliance in the financial industry with advisory experience preferred; Experience developing KYC training and KYC guidance and tools. We are looking for a strong AVP level candidate looking to take a step in responsibilities. You will need to possess a strong academic profile, excellent org...

    Read more about this job
    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$100000.00 - US$150000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Core Compliance Associate - Asset Management - New York

    Our client, a leading global investment manager, is looking for a Compliance Manager in New York. You will be working closely with the CCO This newly created role will be responsible for administering and running the compliance program while providing tailored compliance support to the different product lines. The role will suit a highly motivated, entrepreneurial professional with an appetite to learn and a desire to work in a fast paced international environment. The ideal candidate must have experience in compliance at an SEC registered investment adviser and/or broker dealer compliance field and/or at a regulator handling examinations and regulatory issues. Knowledge of the Investment...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$80000.00 - US$130000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Manager, Product Governance-Derivatives

    Our client, a global independent investment management firm, is looking for a Product Governance-Derivatives Manager in New York City. This newly created role will essentially act as the primary point of contact for business and client requests while creating governance procedures relating to the use of derivatives across the business. The ideal candidate will have: Experience in financial services with technical knowledge of securities instruments, with an emphasis on derivative products. Experience in an investment product, operational and/or compliance/legal teams is preferred Derivatives and securities instruments expertise required This is a high visibility level role that will see y...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$150000.00 - US$175000.00 per annum + Competitive Bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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