Regulatory Compliance Officer

Regulatory Compliance Officer

IMC Financial Markets is a proprietary trading firm and market maker for various financial instruments listed on exchanges throughout the world.

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LIFE AT IMC AS REGULATORY COMPLIANCE OFFICER

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.

Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.

OUR TEAM

We now operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day.

Trading – Although our traders come from many backgrounds they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.

Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.

OUR CULTURE

Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun; whether solving complex challenges or in team building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute towards a better society through our foundation.

WHAT YOU'LL DO AS A REGULATORY COMPLIANCE OFFICER AT IMC

The Compliance Team operates very closely to our Trading and Technology teams and reports to the Head of Risk & Compliance. Main objective of the team is to ensure our organization complies at all times with external and internal regulation. We strongly believe a strong compliance culture can only be built when employees do not only adhere to the policies and rules, but also understand the context and intent of regulation.

As a Regulatory Compliance Officer at IMC you will be based directly on the dealing room of our Amsterdam office. You will be responsible for managing regulatory compliance matters as part of a team that will consist of two Operational Compliance Officers, another Regulatory Compliance Officer and a Compliance Analyst.

To succeed in the role you will be combining regulatory knowledge, analytical skills and knowledge of trading and technology to add value, and not bureaucracy to the business. We are looking for someone with a critical, proactive and hands-on approach who is used to advising on the practical application of laws and regulations, who can write policies, who can contribute to the development of Compliance training and who can communicate effectively with internal stakeholders at different levels and external stakeholders such as exchanges, regulators and industry associations.     

Your responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Advising Trading & Technology on laws and regulations as well as exchange rulebooks;
  • Responding to inquiries made by exchanges or regulators;
  • Collaborating with local Legal and other functions to ensure correct interpretation and implementation of laws and regulations;
  • Collaborating with Compliance from other offices to design and enhance global standards (eg policies, training)
  • Analyzing regulatory developments that have an impact on the markets and the products that we trade and IMC as a whole to identify both risks and opportunities;
  • Advise new business project teams on regulatory aspects;
  • Assist with regulatory assessments and regulatory audits;
  • Represent IMC towards exchanges, regulators and industry associations
     

YOUR PROFILE

  • 3-8 years of experience as Regulatory Compliance professional or Financial Markets Lawyer;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation such as MiFID, MAR, WWFT;
  • Broad interest in trading & technology and market structures;
  • Basic knowledge of proprietary trading/market making and derivatives is preferred;
  • Structured and concise in problem solving and communication;
  • Responsible self-starting professional with excellent analytical skills and drive for results;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English and in Dutch

OUR HIRING PROCESS

To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC.