Risk & Compliance Manager

This is a generalist role with a focus on regulatory risk and compliance and the candidate will cover not only local regulatory matters but will also gain exposure to a broader set of regional and global projects and ongoing responsibilities.

The ideal candidate for this role would be someone who is already knowledgeable in local regulations and its applicability to fund management business and is looking to take his/her career to the next level by growing further to a broad regional focus over time. The Risk and Compliance Manager reports to the Head of Legal and Compliance.


  • Supervise the management of a broad range of regulatory risk and compliance matters with a primary focus on (but not limited to) Singapore and the broader Asia region.
  • Review various license applications and regulatory filings.
  • Monitor regulatory developments and provide guidance on the development of risk management, compliance manuals, policies and procedures.
  • Supervise the development of systems to track and monitor our regulatory risk and compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Review reports and ensure timely submission of reports to various regulators particularly the MAS.
  • Provide guidance on the due diligence exercise in relation to investment/ fund activities and advise on the remedial action in relation to any risk and compliance issues identified. Escalate the issues to Head of Legal and Compliance as and when required.
  • Establish risk and compliance training framework and conduct the risk and compliance training programme for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain regulatory relationship with the MAS and respond to queries from the MAS.
  • Undertake various ad hoc risk and compliance projects and initiatives as required from time to time.



Possess a Bachelor degree or equivalent.


Hold a professional compliance qualification (e.g., ICA, ACAMS, CFE).



At least 8 – 10 years experience in compliance function.


Minimum 5 years experience in compliance function related to asset management.


Analysis & Problem Solving

  • Good analytical skills and systematic problem solving
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Attention to details and thorough

Communication & Influence

  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Able to communicate at all levels within the organization

Functional Know-How

  • Good knowledge of the local rules and regulations applicable to fund management business

Accountability for Results

  • Strong work ethic and ability to prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work on tasks independently and escalate issues as they arise

Personal Development

  • Highly detail oriented and possess strong organisational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

Interpersonal Effectiveness

  • Able to work as a team within teamwork initiatives

Interested to join us?

Apply by sending in your resume to careers@farosson.com!