Wednesday , April 17 2024

MetLife Career Opportunities – Head of Public Fixed Income Compliance

Website MetLife

Job Description:

This position will be responsible for the Compliance program for MetLife Investment Management’s (MIM) Public Fixed Income (PFI) line of business. MIM is a global asset manager with over $640 billion of total assets under management. It manages money in a number of asset classes for MetLife’s general account, insurance company subsidiaries, affiliated mutual funds, and third parties. MIM provides public fixed income, private capital, and real estate investment solutions to institutional investors worldwide. MIM has approximately $360 billion of Public Fixed Income assets under management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interface with senior management to ensure effective awareness of key compliance risk areas and develop and implement mandatory and targeted training on relevant compliance regulations and processes
  • Draft and oversee regulatory filings (including Form ADV, Form PF, CFTC filings)
  • Review existing compliance policies and procedures and make enhancements to strengthen processes, procedures and policies and stay head of regulatory requirements and expectations for PFI businesses
  • Support new product launches related to PFI
  • Design, enhance, and implement compliance activities to meet regulatory expectations for PFI
  • Conduct guideline monitoring and coding oversight
  • Manage advisory compliance and associated control environments and strike the balance between serving as trusted advisor to the business and encouraging a culture of robust challenge to the business
  • Issue spot, analyze, and dimension the complexity of risks and regulations in an asset management business, handling complex issues and engaging directly with regulators
  • Provide Compliance support during the RFP process and actively participate in client due diligence meetings
  • Review client marketing materials

Job Requirements:

  • Comprehensive understanding of relevant securities laws and regulations, including Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and SEC rules and regulations; proactive compliance expert able to anticipate and plan for regulatory needs and expectations and advise on issues related to registered funds
  • Forward-looking and agile change manager; guides transformation of compliance risk management by embracing and leading change, collaborating on compliance best practices, and methodically working to strengthen CEC’s and MetLife’s compliance framework and coverage
  • 7 + years of experience in a compliance, legal, audit or related role with experience in public fixed income, in an investment advisory or asset management leadership role, and/or serving in a business compliance management capacity
  • Strong leadership skills: champions a high-performance environment while implementing a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops, embraces diversity, and motivates teams by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicates vision, values, and business strategy; manages succession and development planning for the team
  • Proficiency with drafting Form ADV and overseeing other regulatory filings (i.e. Form PF, CFTC filings), assisting with RFPs and other client marketing material, supporting new PFI product launches (e.g. private funds), advising on trading issues; experience with Aladdin trading systems and an understanding of coding client portfolios helpful
  • High degree of professionalism, sound judgment and discretion to manage confidential information appropriately
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare and conduct presentations and communicate with senior and executive management
  • Cross-functional collaboration; builds and maintains strong relationships with Legal Affairs, Risk Management, IT, and Internal Audit to create a supportive and seamless compliance and ethical control culture and risk environment
  • Results-orientation with track record of leading teams to set and deliver on goals
  • Executive level communication skills, able to translate and provide solutions-oriented guidance on compliance matters to business executives and interface externally with clients (e.g due diligence) and relevant regulatory authorities as needed

Job Details:

Company: MetLife

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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