Lead Equity Analyst/Voluntary Investment Platform ('VIP') Deputy Compliance Administrator

The Boston Consulting Group
London (Greater)
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:                       Lead Equity Analyst/Voluntary Investment Platform ('VIP') Deputy Compliance Administrator

Location:                      London

Hours:                          Full-time

Wage:                          Competitive

Work Pattern:               Monday-Friday

Employer:                    The Boston Consulting Group

Duration:                      Permanent

Date advert posted:      5 October 2016

Closing Date:               2 November



The duties of the Lead Equity Analyst/VIP Deputy Compliance Administrator will focus primarily on the following:

  • Work alongside Partner Services Investment Operations Director to organize and direct the operations activities of the financial investing arm of the Partner Services Group (the VIP)
  • Ensure compliance of the BCG VIP with the applicable statutory regulatory framework, including establishing processes and procedures around annual compliance requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring that the loan program under the BCG VIP is administered in compliance with approved norms
  • Prepare reports required to satisfy BCG VIP's obligations under the SEC's Employees Securities Company exemption
  • Ownership and control over legal document templates required for all equity transactions
  • Managing document template update process on timely basis, ensuring changes meet requirements of Legal and Tax prior to any upcoming transactions
  • Setting up and managing a regular document review process that highlights to Tax and Legal any needed re-drafts or reviews of templates
  • Serve as a key resource to equity program directors in the field with regard to navigating and interpreting the terms of the legal agreements
  • Further developing and maintaining the electronic filing systems for legal documents ensuring the records are accurate and up-to-date
  • Involvement in the planning and design of operation activities for significant equity transaction cycles
  • Administering the equity entry and exit communication process, adjustments, and considerations that result from various purchase and sale transactions.
  • Preparation of legal documents related to sale and purchase of equity interests by Partners
  • Managing additional resources to assist with preparation of legal documents, during peak volume periods, while still maintaining overall responsibility for their quality and delivery
  • Managing the execution of legal documents, ensuring Partners return executed documents in a timely manner and that any issues are escalated
  • Preparing wire instructions for Treasury related to equity purchases and sales
  • Reconciliation of legal share register to be included in the financial statements and administration of share approval transactions with the governing committee
  • Maintaining control lists of Partners within each BCG Partnership and reconciling changes such as new admissions, departures and transfers with Legal
  • Collaborating with Legal Team and other functions for various projects as necessary




The successful candidate will be a motivated individual with the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Certificate in Paralegal Studies (or functional equivalent)
  • Significant and proven corporate law experience, specializing in corporate governance, with law firm or relevant experience as a paralegal in in-house environment
  • Knowledge of US corporate/regulatory law in general and a specific understanding of Massachusetts corporate law requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of equity programs
  • Significant experience working with voluntary investment programs, especially those focused on the private equity asset class and subject to SEC regulations
  • Experience with share ledger reconciliation
  • Experience with share issuance approvals in a complex legal entity ownership structure
  • Proficient in MS office applications – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to rapidly changing priorities and ability to stay focused
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • High level of confidentiality and discretion in handling of legal/regulatory matters
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to work independently on multiple, simultaneous assignments with minimal supervision


The Lead Equity Analyst/VIP Deputy Compliance Administrator is also preferred to possess the following:

  • Notary Public




  • Role required to be based in London to provide support direct to PSG lead Partner
  • Candidates must be able to perform successfully and produce results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment. 
  • Candidates must be pragmatic, high-energy professionals, with personal and professional self-confidence.  They also must have the political savvy and interpersonal skills to build teams and relationships throughout a highly matrixed organization.
  • It is necessary to have the ability to understand and manage complex reporting relationships


You must upload a CV and covering letter (in the same document) directly to the website.

Date posted: 5 October 2016 Closing date: 2 November 2016