Compliance Analyst

Sands Capital Management
Arlington, VA
Sep 14, 2020
Sep 18, 2020
Analyst, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Identified below are Core Values the firm holds in high regard and believes are critical for high-performing teams at Sands Capital: Integrity & Trust: Do what is right, not what is popular. Deliver on commitments. Client-Centered: Always act in the best interest of our clients. Commitment to Excellence: Strive to learn and improve. Implement best practices. POSITION SUMMARY This position relates to the regulatory compliance activities of Sands Capital Ventures, a SEC-registered investment adviser that sponsors and manages the firm's venture capital and private growth equity investment strategies. The Compliance Analyst will work directly with Sands Capital Ventures' General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer to implement, administer and oversee the adviser's regulatory compliance program. The Compliance Analyst will be exposed to all facets of the adviser's compliance program and will collaborate and work closely with the firm's broader compliance team. Primary responsibilities will include: developing, updating and maintaining compliance policies and procedures; forensic testing of compliance policies and procedures; managing conflicts of interest policies; staff member training; assisting with regulatory examinations; assisting in the production and completion of the annual CCO report; assisting with marketing and advertising reviews and responses to due diligence questionnaires; drafting, updating and monitoring of US and foreign regulatory filings; and Other assignments, as requested. In performing these responsibilities, the Compliance Analyst will routinely engage with various groups within the firm, including Legal, the Investment Team and Senior Management. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree from an accredited university. 3-7 years of relevant operational compliance experience at an investment management firm. Working knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act required. To be successful in this role, the candidate must: have strong organizational skills and attention to detail; be collaborative and energized by the open exchange of ideas; be a positive team player with a "can-do" attitude; operate with a growth mindset; be results-oriented with a strong sense of accountability; be able to work independently with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy; be analytical with strong research and critical thinking skills; and be able to adapt quickly and appropriately Additional information If you wish to apply for this position, please do so via Sands Capital's Careers page at We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits. Sands Capital is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and staff members. For our staff members, equal opportunity includes access to the benefits and privileges that the firm provides to staff members generally. We appreciate the value diversity brings to Sands Capital and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff members. We evaluate and select qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Discrimination of this kind is also strictly prohibited by a variety of federal, state, and local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. View the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster here and its supplement here . We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to pregnant individuals, individuals with disabilities, and/or individuals needing accommodation for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.