Macquarie Group is a global diversified financial group. It acts primarily as an investment intermediary for institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs 13,597 people in over 27 countries. As of March 2017, Macquarie had assets under management of $A481.7 billion.
At Macquarie, we offer you the experience and freedom to grow your career whilst making your mark within a highly successful organization. Key to our success is the entrepreneurialism we encourage in all our people. We give you the opportunity to progress your career as quickly as you can demonstrate your ability.
The Commodities and Global Markets ("CGM") Group in the Americas provides a variety of trading, risk management, sales, structuring, financing, market analysis and strategy services. Activities include financial and physical trading in commodities and securities, futures, foreign exchange and commodity financing. Dodd Frank obligations impact the CGM businesses globally.
The Role - Compliance Professional, CGM
As a member of the Compliance team servicing CGM's compliance needs, you will consult with and advise front-office staff and key business stakeholders. Additionally, you will work on Compliance projects and tasks to ensure Macquarie continues to meet the obligations within its regulatory and compliance framework. The function also requires working closely with other members of the CGM Compliance team in the Americas, the broader Macquarie Compliance Function and globally, as needed.
Provide compliance services and advise on regulatory and compliance matters for the CGM businesses in the offices located in Houston, Mexico City and Canada
Participate in the compliance review of new transactions and new products
Develop and maintain compliance plans, related policies and procedures and monitor compliance with these policies
Assist with the preparation of regulatory compliance reports as required per the compliance plans and governance framework
Carry out relevant monitoring and surveillance activities
Keep abreast of upcoming, new and revised rules, regulations and directives applicable to the CGM business, and facilitate changes as required. This includes proactive and early communication with business and compliance stakeholders to ensure timely compliance with any changes required
Liaise with compliance colleagues to assist with the delivery of the regional and global compliance priorities
Special Projects as required
Demonstrable compliance experience relevant to CGM business of at least 2 years gained within financial services companies, Energy companies and/or commodities trading firms
Compliance experience in Futures, financial and physical commodities trading
Persuasive communication skills, both written and verbal
Must be able to effectively work in a trading floor environment.
Spanish language skills would be an advantage
Working knowledge of EPA Part 79 & 80, regulations and reporting requirements
Experience with regulatory Exams
Working knowledge of Dodd Frank requirements
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.