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Job Description:

GSO - Legal & Compliance, Senior Vice President

Employer:                             

Blackstone

Firm Overview:                    

Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $385 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com . Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone .

Business Unit:           

GSO

Business Unit Overview:      

GSO Capital Partners LP is the global credit investment platform of Blackstone. With approximately $123 billion of assets under management, GSO is one of the largest alternative managers in the world focused on the leveraged-finance, or non-investment grade related, marketplace. GSO seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns in its business by investing in a broad array of strategies including mezzanine debt, distressed investing, leveraged loans and other special-situation strategies. Its funds are major providers of credit for small and middle-market companies and they also advance rescue financing to help distressed companies.

Job Title:

GSO - Legal & Compliance, Senior Vice President

Job Description :

The Legal & Compliance department seeks a professional at the Senior Vice President level to act as Chief Compliance Officer for the firm’s Dublin office.

Responsibilities:

  • Support various business groups on compliance and regulatory matters, including investment, marketing, accounting, operational and middle office departments.
  • Assist in the updating and maintenance of the firm’s policies and procedures and its funds’ compliance program, corporate governance documents and files and research/regulatory library.
  • Annual staff training.
  • Keeping senior management informed of any marketing requirements and material regulatory developments in key jurisdictions in Ireland.
  • Liaising closely with other stakeholders within Blackstone to promote a “joined-up” strategic response to anticipated regulatory change.
  • Proactively developing close working relationships with senior management by providing a commercially-focused, facilitative and prompt compliance service and demonstrating that “good compliance” can drive value.
  • Coordinate with all internal stakeholders, as well as outside counsel, in responding to regulatory inquiries.
  • Proactively continuing to foster senior level relationships with the firm’s regulators and industry bodies in Ireland and driving a proactive programme of engagement, both personally and on behalf of management.
  • Providing advice and assistance with regulatory matters and in meeting regulatory standards and expectations. Seeking innovative, but compliant opportunities to champion Blackstone’s interests.
  • Assessing Blackstone’s current and future regulatory risk profile, assisting in the continued development of a risk management framework and evaluating the strategic implications of new regulations and their integration into the impacted business model, including with respect to anti-corruption and anti-money-laundering matters.
  • Assist in a variety of day-to-day matters faced by a growing and global business, including identification of conflicts of interest and monitoring of non-public information and trading activities.
  • Assist in the review of marketing material, investor communications and responses to investor inquiries.
  • Assist with certain aspects of CBI reporting.

DFME:

PCF-15 Head of Compliance with responsibility for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Legislation.

DFME II:

  • PCF-15 Head of Compliance with responsibility for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Legislation.
  • PCF-39 Designated Person with responsibility for the ongoing monitoring and control of the following managerial functions:
    • Regulatory Compliance; and
    • Distribution

Qualifications:

GSO seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. The successful candidate should have:

  • At least 8 years of
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