Compliance Manager - Dublin

Hudson River Trading is seeking a bright and motivated Compliance Manager to help build and oversee the compliance function in its new office in Dublin. The compliance manager is expected to be knowledgeable regarding European regulation and understand the requirements for algorithmic trading. This role would suit a proactive individual that is not only independent but a strong team player.

The principle responsibilities of the compliance manager are:

  • Developing and maintaining compliance policies and procedures
  • Routinely auditing the compliance program to ensure the firm is meeting its responsibilities     
  • Act as the primary point of contact for the entity's regulator
  • Respond to inquiries from regulators and trading venues  
  • Complete regulatory filings
  • Conduct compliance risk assessments and monitoring, report on findings, providing recommendations and implementing changes where appropriate
  • Review of alerts generated by the surveillance system and advising on any changes to reports as required
  • Develop and deliver compliance training
  • Monitoring regulatory developments and communicating applicable details to relevant teams within the group
  • Provide compliance advice on trading and business initiatives
  • Complete other ad hoc tasks or projects as assigned


  • Educated to degree level
  • 7+ years trading compliance experience (experience in dealing with the Central Bank of Ireland desirable)
  • Strong knowledge of Irish and European regulation and market structure
  • Good knowledge of European equity and derivative trading venue market rules
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with particular attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with judgement to involve management when required
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple projects
  • Must be comfortable working in a technical environment


Hudson River Trading brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

At HRT we are mathematicians, computer scientists, statisticians, physicists and engineers. We research and develop automated trading algorithms using advanced mathematical techniques. We have a fun and casual office atmosphere, but everyone works diligently to get the job done. We boast a flat management structure as all our people are motivated by the excitement of being at the forefront of the automated trading world. No politics or red tape impede the generation or implementation of ideas.

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