Senior Compliance Officer

East Capital


Senior Compliance Officer

We are currently seeking a Senior Compliance Officer to join East Capital Group, a global asset management company. As an independent asset management group, East Capital Group offers various strategies and specializations to provide active management solutions in equities, bonds, and real estate assets.

As Senior Compliance Officer you will monitor and ensure that East Capital Group complies with relevant laws, regulations, directives, and internal policies. This involves staying up to date with regulatory changes and ensuring the alignment with them. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing policies, educating colleagues, reporting, and documenting compliance activities.

This position will report to the Head of Legal & Compliance and will be based at the headquarters in central Stockholm.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support and monitor the companies' compliance with a focus on the securities market, fund management, insurance distribution and business done via tied agents.
  • Provide guidance and development of internal policies, conduct training, tracking new regulations, and improving the Compliance function and its practical implementation.
  • Consistently stay updated on business-critical directives, regulations, and updates within MiFID, UCITS, AIF, IDD, AML and ESG.
  • Proactively and independently navigate within the organization, including natural counterparts such as Investment Management, Legal, Sales, and the Management-team.
  • Communication with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FI) to report and respond to any inquiries or audits.
  • You will have great support and tight collaboration with the legal team.

Desired profile:

  • Law degree with +7 years of relevant working experience (such as: bank, fund/asset manager, consulting- or law firm).
  • Extensive knowledge from MiFID, UCITS and AIFs, MAR, GDPR and preferably IDD.
  • Strong knowledge of ESG-work and well-versed in related directives (SFDR).
  • You adapt your language and communication to the audience, you enjoy speaking to groups, presenting, and educating in your expertise.
  • Your preference leans towards smaller organizations, and you embrace a hands-on, down-to-earth approach.
  • Completely fluent in Swedish and English, spoken and written.

To succeed well in this role, we hope that you recognize yourself as business-oriented, proactive, structured, communicative, analytical, independent, and loyal with high integrity.

Your application:

Interested? Submit your application no later than 29/2-2024. In this recruitment East Capital Group is collaborating with the recruitment agency Fand Recruitment. All questions regarding East Capital Group, the role and the process will be answered by responsible recruiter Mikael Schmidt ( or +46 76 022 21 91)

About East Capital:

Founded in Sweden in 1997 and with offices in Stockholm, Hong Kong, Luxemburg, Tallinn, Vilnius and Riga, East Capital Group manages a total of EUR 2,4 billion for a broad range of international investors including leading institutions, companies, and private individuals.

East Capital also has a significant holding in the listed company Eastnine (OM:EAST), which owns, develops and manages sustainable, premium office space in the Baltic region with a net asset value of approximately EUR 573 million. Our investment strategy is based on extensive company knowledge gained through proprietary fundamental analysis and frequent company meetings.

From day one, we have set out to be a long-term, active, and responsible investor and have consistently worked on developing how we address sustainability and ESG to ensure that we are able to offer sustainable investment products to our clients. At the heart of everything we do is our impact on the countries and companies we invest in, and our aim to contribute to the advancement of sustainability in emerging and frontier markets. Read more at:

East Capital offer:

At East Capital we strongly believe in inclusion, fairness, and diversity. You will work in a true international environment, where you will have colleagues representing 20 different nationalities. We offer a very a dynamic work environment with engaged and skilled colleagues. You will be sitting in modern offices, located in the city- and business centre of Stockholm.

We want to make sure that all entry level and less experienced colleagues joining us are provided hands on coaching and career development within the East Capital Group, where your personal aspirations and goals coincide with the further development of your team, your department, and the East Capital Group in general, as far as possible. With the right mindset and focus on your end, you will early on be given broad and exciting responsibilities and projects, where you can count on coaching and mentorship inside and outside your immediate team.


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