Associate RMC

 Job Title: Associate (Risk Management & Compliance)

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Washington, DC

About the Firm:
Patomak Global Partners is a financial services consultancy that provides industry and regulatory expertise, delivers value in an efficient manner, and provides a competitive edge to companies navigating global markets.

Position Summary:
This is a position for a financial services compliance professional at the Associate level to work on regulatory and compliance issues confronting clients who are asset managers, banks, broker-dealers, exchanges, and other financial services firms such as fintech companies. Issues handled by the Associate will also involve cryptocurrencies, swaps, and investment products. This position will work on projects to help clients manage regulatory risk and enhance their compliance programs. Salary is generous and commensurate with experience.

Depending on level of experience and qualifications, responsibilities may include:

  • Work on regulatory compliance projects including conducting mock regulatory examinations, developing internal controls, conducting gap assessments of compliance and governance programs, and conducting controls and data testing for asset managers, banks, broker-dealers, exchanges, and other financial services firms such as fintech companies in the United States and abroad.

  • Participate in reviews of clients’ governance rules, compliance controls, operations, surveillance systems, and other regulatory compliance issues.

  • Provide project management support, including editing reports for format, grammar, spelling, footnote citations and consistency; maintaining electronic files; drafting and circulating memoranda from meetings with clients and otherwise; drafting reports and presentations; and other tasks commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience contributing to teams focused on identifying or overcoming compliance challenges facing leading financial companies. Experience related to SEC, FINRA, CFTC, NFA, CFPB, and/or Federal Reserve System regulatory actions is a plus.

  • 1-5 years of compliance experience (e.g., consulting firm, law firm, financial firm) and/or service in government relevant to the financial industry. Experience at both a consulting firm and in government preferred.

  • Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills. Experience with R, Python, or STATA is preferred.

  • All-hands-on-deck mentality benefiting a collaborative work environment.

  • Pro-active and curious; ability to quickly get up to speed on new topics, regulatory priorities, and rules and regulations.

  • Strong writing, editing, and copy-editing experience.

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Advanced degree preferred, but not required.

  • Ability to work well in a team environment.

  • Positive attitude and desire to learn.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to