Head of Compliance


Saint-Helier, JE



We are Alter Domus. Meaning “The Other House” in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries. 


With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take. 


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We are seeking a skilled and qualified compliance professional to lead our Compliance Team in Jersey.  As the Head of Alter Domus Compliance, reporting to the Head of Compliance EMEA as well as the local Board of Directors your responsibilities will include: 




  • Serve as the Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer, and Money Laundering Compliance Officer for Alter Domus Jersey Entities.
  • Serve as the MLRO/MLCO for entities to which Alter Domus (Jersey) Limited provides AMLSP services.
  • You will be accountable for ensuring that all of the regulated Alter Domus Jersey companies are fully compliant with all relevant rules and regulations in Jersey. 
  • You will conduct regular and comprehensive compliance-risk assessments and testing to identify and monitoring the remediation of any risks and will ensure that all internal policies, procedures and guidelines are fit for purpose, making recommendations and amendments as appropriate.
  • You will ensure all Compliance Monitoring Programs are implemented and completed in a timely fashion and that the monitoring programme meets regulatory requirements.
  • You will provide regular reports to the Jersey Board in respect of the outcome of the monitoring and the effectiveness of the compliance function.
  • You will provide regular status reports to the Head of EMEA in respect of compliance monitoring and other compliance matters.
  • You will be the key contact person for the JFSC.
  • You are accountable for ensuring the appropriate filings with the regulator are completed accurately and on time.
  • You will drive a culture of compliance and risk control across Alter Domus Jersey to mitigate financial, operational and reputational risks.
  • You will be involved with compliance related projects both for Alter Domus Jersey and Alter Domus Group.


As a Senior Leader: 


  1. You will build and lead a high performing team.
  2. You will actively role model a high-performance culture, with clear accountabilities, working closely with other heads of compliance and collaborating as appropriate.
  3. You will understand the capability of your team and what is required to deliver on your objectives, actively managing performance and developing a pipeline of talent.
  4. You will also be responsible for driving change when necessary, delivering communications and directions to the team and supporting the development and engagement of employees at all levels.







•    You possess a strong working knowledge of Jersey's regulatory and AML framework for Jersey regulated businesses
•    You have minimum 10 years of Financial Services experience in a Compliance environment.
•    You have experience in the roles of CO, MLRO, or MLCO for a Regulated Business in Jersey.
•    You have demonstrated ability to build and maintain a strong working relationship with the regulator.
•    You hold the International Diploma in Compliance or AML or an equivalent qualification.
•    You have experience in managing and developing a team of Compliance and AML professionals.




We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you. 


Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning. 


Our global benefits also include: 


  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave 
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression 
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices 
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program 
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan 
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location 



Equity in every sense of the word 


We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong. 


We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.  


We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you. 


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