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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sanctions Business Analyst

    A leading private investment bank in New York is looking for a Sanctions Business Analyst to support the Sanctions team by serving as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Sanctions related projects and initiatives. Primary responsibilities include: Data and business process analysis to identify potential sanctions risks or areas for improvement by working closely with technology and business partners; Ongoing assessment of project progress and managing projects through to completion or implementation; Ongoing review and assessment of sanctions screening results for quality or areas for improvement. The ideal candidate will have: Undergraduate degree required Experience, preferably within a com...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$100000.00 - US$130000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Compliance Manager (Contract)

    Our client, a Global Investment bank located in midtown Manhattan, is looking to hire a Compliance Manager for a 3 month contract as soon as possible. $50 ph. Main responsibilities are: Assisting with the broker / dealer and futures commission merchant firm and employee registration processes. Broker/Dealer Staff Registrations. Includes responsibility for accurate and timely record-keeping and reporting. Processing and record-keeping for Form BD and ADV Firm Registrations / amendments and Branch Office applications and amendments as required. Assist with production of documents to regulatory exams and inquiries For more information, please contact Benjamin Ellison on 646 766 1212 or

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    job type:
    Contract
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$50.00 per hour
    sector:
    financial services
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  • VP - US Compliance Officer

    This newly created role will partner with the Global Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel and will be responsible for administering and running in time 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 RIA compliance field and/or at a regulator (SEC) handling examinations and regulatory issues. Knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 & Investment Company Act of 1940 is required with CF...

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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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  • AVP/VP - OFAC Sanctions Advisory

    A leading investment bank in New York is looking for an AVP/VP level Sanctions Advisory Associate to support and advise the business and infrastructure functions on compliance with Sanctions and Embargoes regulations and respective policies. This role reports into the US Head of Sanctions. The ideal candidate will have experience: Working in a sanctions team on legal, regulatory and reputational risk with regard to business matters involving sanctioned entities and / or countries; Continuously monitoring the regulatory situation in the region; Ensuring diligent review of transaction-related requests and decide on these in full compliance with all applicable Sanctions regulations as well a...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    New York
    salary:
    US$90000.00 - US$130000.00 per annum + bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • Compliance Director

    We are looking for a motivated and talented attorney or compliance professional familiar with the legal and compliance obligations of SEC- and state-registered investment advisors, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and similar state statutes. Qualifications: 4-10 years experience advising on investment advisor compliance issues, at a law firm, compliance firm, regulator (e., the SEC or a state securities regulator), an investment advisory firm, an exchange or another broker-dealer or FCM. Member in good standing of the bar of any U.S. state or the District of Columbia, or a compliance professional with experience consulting on investment advisor compliance issues. Solid academic backgro...

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    job type:
    Permanent
    location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
    salary:
    US$180000.00 - US$250000.00 per annum + Bonus
    sector:
    financial services
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  • AVP - Derivatives Attorney

    Our client, a Global Investment bank, is looking for a mid-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 assignment...

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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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