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ben ellison.

managing 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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  • On-Boarding KYC Quality Assurance - Banking - New York

    Our client, a leading international investment bank, is looking for an On-Boarding KYC Quality Assurance Officer in New York. The role will primarily support the day-today completion of the client due diligence process (CDD) by delivering daily production goals as well as fostering close relationship with AML compliance, Sanctions and Financial Crime teams. The ideal candidate will have: Prior experience with quality assurance processes/controls in the KYC space in a CIB environment Develop end-to-end process mapping Delivered and implemented key metrics and reports to management with the mentality to constantly improve and enhance and drive automation initiatives On-boarding experience T...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$90000.00 - US$135000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • VP Corporate Finance Compliance Advisory - Banking - New York

    Our client, a global investment bank, is looking for a VP - Corporate Finance Compliance Advisory profile in New York City. The role will essentially provide compliance advisory services for the corporate finance business lines by providing real-time compliance advice to investment banking, leveraged finance, equity and debt capital markets. The ideal candidate will have: Experience developing and implementing policies and procedures in capital markets. Strong knowledge of practices under the Securities Act and Exchange Act as well as knowledge of FINRA regulations Experience providing regulatory, legal and compliance advice to market sales and trading - fixed income and equities sales. J...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$125000.00 - US$175000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • VP - Regulatory Change Manager - Banking - New York

    A major US global banking group is seeking to appoint a Senior Regulatory Change Manager to join the Front Office Regulatory Reform Team in New York. This newly created role will be responsible for identifying, designing and implementing major regulatory reform solutions for Global Markets and its clients. The ideal candidate will have: Strong understanding of Front Office trading processes as well as exposure to global markets; Experience running and organising large scale change projects/ strong project management skills involving regulatory change; Understanding and previous exposure to the Volcker Rule given its impact on financial markets. This is a high visibility level role that wi...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$150000.00 - US$185000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Deputy Head of Legal and Compliance - Banking - New York

    Our client, a leading international investment bank is looking for a Deputy Head of Legal and Compliance whose primary focus will be to assist the NY Branch's Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and Head of Legal manage high level communications with Head Office. You will support and assist US activities in understanding Head Office requirements in designing and overseeing the overall US compliance programs. The ideal candidate will: Possess proven and progressive experience with internal controls and compliance management in foreign financial institutions; At least 5 years' experience with compliance management. Familiar with Chinese regulations and requirements, especially the policies of Ch...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$200000.00 - US$250000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) - Financial Services - New York

    Our client, a leading profitable Fintech Marketplace Lender, is looking for a Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) in New York. Expertise in applicable regulations, including FCRA, Reg B, FDCPA, and relevant PII, advertising, and marketing regulations required. The position will report into the CEO. This is a high visibility level role that will see you build and manage relationships across the business. You will need to possess a strong academic profile & commercial mindset, excellent organizational & communication skills and have the ability to work with all levels in the organization as a business partner. A highly competitive package is on offer and will be commensurate with industry experi...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$200000.00 - US$225000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • KYC QA Manager - Investment Banking - New York

    A leading investment bank in New York is looking for a VP level KYC QA/QC Manager to support and develop the Quality Assurance (QA) program in the US. You will be a key member of the AML Compliance team and will report directly to the US Head of AML/KYC. The ideal candidate will have experience: Developing a Quality Assurance/Quality Control program and implementing key metrics and control reporting processes with KYC. Strong understanding of KYC processes required. Strong understanding of commercial banking and broker dealer products and services. ACAMS certification and legal background a plus People Management experience This is a high visibility level role that will see you build and ...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$110000.00 - 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; Experience developing and implementing policies and procedures around the firm's restricted trading list and watch list as well as managing conflicts of interests across groups (regionally and globally) Up-to-date ...

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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...

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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 Officer - Investment Management - New York

    Our client, a leading investment manager, is looking for a Compliance Officer in New York. You will be working closely with the CCO. This 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 the private fund compliance field and/or at a regulator handling examinations and regulatory issues. Knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Investment Company Act of 1940 is required with CFTC...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$100000.00 - US$140000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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