LeapFrog Investments Seeks a Compliance Officer

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Job Overview

The primary focus of the role is to support and manage the regulatory compliance functions across LeapFrog.

Responsibilities:
Transaction support

Process management support including KYC and AML checks; oversight of documentation with service providers, record keeping and filing.

Regulatory compliance support

Manage external service providers and internal processes to ensure smooth compliance with applicable securities regulation including the MAS in Singapore, the FCA in the UK, and other regulators internationally.

Implementation support for Immigration and Employment Law, and internal HR policies

Manage external service providers and internal processes to ensure compliance with immigration requirements in the UK and Singapore (and elsewhere as required), and support on implementation of employment laws (e.g. pension schemes)

Manage the implementation of internal policies around matters like securities trading policies, AML and ABC measures, travel safety policies etc.

Timetable management for tax compliance (e.g. return filing, audit completion, transfer pricing studies), and support on and management of external service providers for FATCA compliance. The substance of financial reports will generally be generated by the finance function.

Management of external corporate secretarial service providers to ensure compliance with corporate filing and compliance requirements.

Additional similar roles as may arise in the operations of the LeapFrog Group which functions across the world with a small administrative staff.

Qualifications:
Essential

University undergraduate degree

Desirable

Degree or diploma in compliance or related field such as audits, or para legal qualifications

Essential experience

At least 5 – 7 years of experience in a compliance role, preferably in an investment firm or administrative firm

Desirable experience

Para legal / corporate secretarial experience in multinational organisations

Skills

Ability to project manage complex processes spanning teams based in diverse locations

Familiarity with legal and compliance process management

Capacity to master and respond to unfamiliar regulatory regimes in a variety of countries.

Superb relationship-building skills and professionalism

Experienced in anticipating process stress points and advance planning

Ability to adapt to dynamic deal requirements and adjust internal processes to meet those requirements

About LeapFrog Investments

Overview:
LeapFrog Investments is seeking an outstanding individual to manage compliance across LeapFrog, internationally. You will work closely with members across the organisation, including the team in Asia in managing compliance needs of the organisation, and report into the legal and finance functions.

LeapFrog Investments

LeapFrog invests in extraordinary businesses in Asia and Africa. We partner with their leaders to achieve leaps in growth, profitability and impact. Today, LeapFrog companies reach more than 51 million people across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Over 36 million of those individuals are emerging consumers, living on less than $10 a day, in many cases accessing essential, empowering tools for the first time.

We call this distinctive approach “profit with purpose” because it generates strong results and changes lives. Leading global investors share this vision and have invested and committed over a billion dollars to LeapFrog.

Find out more about LeapFrog in Reuters, Financial Times, McKinsey and Bloomberg.

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