Associate/Vice President, Compliance Marketing Material Review


About AQR Capital Management

AQR is a global investment firm built at the intersection of financial theory and practical application. We strive to deliver concrete, long-term results by looking past market noise to identify and isolate the factors that matter most, and by developing ideas that stand up to rigorous testing. By putting theory into practice, we have become a leader in alternative strategies and an innovator in traditional portfolio management since 1998.

At AQR, our employees share a common spirit of academic excellence, intellectual honesty and an unwavering commitment to seeking the truth. We’re determined to know what makes financial markets tick – and we’ll ask every question and challenge every assumption. We recognize and respect the power of collaboration and believe transparency and openness to new ideas leads to innovation.

Job Description:

We are seeking an exceptionally talented individual to join our Compliance group as a Vice President of Compliance Marketing Review.  In this role you will primarily support the firm’s global distribution and marketing efforts and be responsible for reviewing advertising and marketing material (including social media) for the firm's investment adviser and broker-dealer, and monitoring marketing activities to promote compliance with internal policies, applicable rules and regulations.

You will:

  • Review marketing material across an array of investment strategies to ensure compliance with applicable regulations (g., SEC, FINRA, non-US) and internal policies.
  • Provide guidance to the business on advertising and performance reporting best practices in support of collaborative marketing and sales efforts
  • Work closely with Business Development and Marketing colleagues to ensure compliance with the firm's policies and procedures and to assist with efficient functioning reviews and workflows
  • Maintain relevant industry and regulatory knowledge, including monitoring and providing feedback on relevant regulatory rulemaking initiatives
  • Provide training and informational tools to relevant staff on pertinent compliance policies and procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Assist with broker-dealer supervision of related marketing and sales activity (e.g., email review and other ad hoc tasks).
  • Effectively work and communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the firm's investment products and capabilities

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years minimum experience reviewing marketing material, preferably with an investment adviser or broker-dealer
  • Series 7 and 24 licenses required
  • Strong understanding of the regulatory obligations under rule 206(4)-1 of the Investment Advisers Act, the new SEC Marketing Rule, FINRA Rule 2210, and any other applicable rules, regulations, and interpretive guidance
  • Well organized, detail-oriented and strong communication skills
  • Ability to provide accurate, direct and practical advice in a timely fashion
  • Hard working, team oriented, able to handle tight deadlines and eager to learn in a highly intellectual, collaborative environment

AQR mandates that U.S. employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

AQR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/VET/DISABILITY



Life at AQR

Benefits

AQR offers generous benefits: 100% paid Medical, Dental and Vision coverage. Perks include health and wellness allowances, meditation programs, onsite breakfasts and lunches and stocked kitchens with seasonal treats.

Employee Connectivity

Employees participate in a range of connectivity and community building events & experiences the firm offers: Book Clubs, Research Colloquiums, baseball outings, Star Wars premiere, our Food Truck Social and volunteer opportunities.

Learning & Development

QUANTA, the firm's learning and development program, offers both professional and personal growth opportunities through 350+ classes per year.

AQR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EEO/VET/DISABILITY