Sr. Investment Compliance Analyst

  • Commensurate with experience
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • 06 Mar 19

The Senior Investment Compliance Analyst will join a team of investment compliance professionals that provides compliance support to our investment teams, as well as other functions within TCW. Specifically, this individual will be responsible for monitoring current holdings and daily trading activity against client guidelines, restrictions, internal policies/procedures, and relevant regulatory requirements.

Review and interpret all governing documents, including but not limited to Investment Management Agreements (IMA), Prospectuses, Statement of Additional Information (SAI), and Fund Declarations.
Identify and resolve any issues/concerns with investment guideline interpretation.
Participate in the new account setup and guideline change process.
Review EOD portfolio compliance results, identify and resolve any active or passive compliance issues.
Work with Portfolio Management, Trading, Data Management and others within Investment Compliance to determine trade suitability, review daily trading activity, and identify and resolve any associated compliance issues.
Review and certify monthly and quarterly compliance questionnaires.
Undertake special compliance-related projects as assigned.
Identify ways of creating efficiencies/improving processes to the Investment Compliance program using best practices.
Effectively participate in internal and external audits of controls and associated testing.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of relevant experience; knowledge and use of CRD preferred
Strong knowledge of investment guidelines
Working knowledge and understanding of capital markets; experience with fixed income, equity and derivative instruments
Solid knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and other regulatory requirements
A self-starter who takes initiatives and works independently; a strong team player
Strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple requests from a variety of sources
Proficiency in Bloomberg and other major software applications