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Compliance careers

From headquarters in New York and offices in global hubs all over the world, Selby Jennings is a specialist leading banking and financial services recruiter supporting those seeking to have exceptional compliance careers. The legal and regulatory environment in banking and financial services has become increasingly complex in recent years and there are opportunities for talented individuals in a range of compliance roles as companies look to bring on top talent. As part of the Phaidon International group, Selby Jennings works with hundreds of world-leading companies as the recruitment partner of choice. This extensive network enables the firm to support talented people in compliance careers across a range of different areas, from financial crimes through to GDPR and privacy and surveillance and code of ethics.

Specific market focus

90% of candidates placed by Selby Jennings since 2016 have been retained - this statistic indicates just how effectively the firm supports compliance careers to ensure they have not just potential but also longevity too. The firm has more than 15 years of experience in banking and financial services and has nurtured a highly trained team of passionate professionals working with best-in-class resources to enable talented people to take career-defining next steps. Those steps could be towards any of the areas where Selby Jennings specializes, including:

  • Consumer and commercial banking compliance

  • Financial crimes

  • Compliance testing and monitoring

  • OFAC/sanctions

  • Surveillance and code of ethics

  • KYC/onboarding

  • Compliance training and regulatory relations

  • Advisory compliance

  • Anti-bribery and corruption

  • Regulatory change management and governance

  • Energy and commodities compliance

  • Export/import trade compliance

  • GDPR and privacy

  • Life, property, annuities and casualty compliance

Exceptional compliance careers

The team at Selby Jennings has placed individuals in key roles in buy side and sell side as well as financial crimes and insurance and trade compliance. These successful placements have included Chief Compliance Officer at private equity firms and hedge funds, Head of US Investment Compliance at a global asset manager and directors of program management and regulatory compliance in traditional banks as well as innovative fintech firms. Candidates looking to optimize their skills and experience will find a wealth of opportunities to go further and do more as a result of working with the Selby Jennings team.

A truly global reach

Selby Jennings has made legal and compliance placements across 15+ states in the USA and the firm is also part of an international network with global hubs in key banking and financial services locations. This provides a much broader perspective when it comes to compliance careers, opening doors not only within the USA but also internationally too. The firm is at the heart of a network of connections with key institutions and enterprises across the sector and has exclusive access to opportunities as they arise.

Working with Selby Jennings provides the opportunity for candidates to take control of compliance careers and make well-informed decisions about where to go next. If you are looking to define your path in this industry - contact us to find out how we can help.