Legal and Compliance Officer (Corporate Legal / Investment / Banking) – Gauteng, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 3 weeks ago

Reference No. SFCE05

Job Description:


An exciting Investment client of ours is looking for a Legal and Compliance officer to join their team in Johannesburg to support their business. The client is an investment manager and investment bank operating on a Pan-African basis and specializing in private credit and private equity. They are a closed-end fund incorporated in Germany investing in subordinated debt and hybrid debt in Africa. They have leading market positions in middle-market M&A in Africa, as well as private credit advisory.


 


Responsibilities:


  • Money Laundering Reporting Office (MRO)
  • Reporting to FSCA
  • Corporate secretarial work in South Africa
  • Working with the investment banking and investment management teams in terms of reviewing NDAs, engagement letters and terms sheets
  • Maintaining internal resources, including internal templates for legal contracts
  • Maintaining records of contracts executed by the firm
  • Managing any claims or litigation
  • Managing relationships with external law firms
  • Helping to uphold best practice in the investment banking and investment management teams
  • Managing the process of KYC on the client by external parties
  • Miscellaneous legal related work, e.g., reviewing employment contracts, employee stock grants
  • Reviewing investment agreements and ancillary documents (including legal opinions) and overseeing process for satisfaction of CPs
  • Monitoring the relevant legal framework(s) and developments and ensuring compliance of the company and its sub-entities


Requirements:


  • Solid academics
  • Three years’ post qualification
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Appetite to work with service providers in multiple jurisdictions
  • Appetite to take on new tasks and gain experience in new areas


 


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Caleb Ebrahim at cebrahim@caglobalint.com


 


Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.


 


Caleb Ebrahim


Recruitment Consultant


CA Finance


 


CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions

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