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Private Markets Compliance Officer

kkr · 30+ days ago


KKR & Co. Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and supporting growth in its portfolio companies and communities. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR’s insurance subsidiaries offer retirement, life and reinsurance products under the management of The Global Atlantic Financial Group. 


Based in New York, this individual will be responsible for supporting various aspects of the KKR Private Markets Compliance Program.  A significant amount of this role will include supporting KKRs real estate investing strategies, a part of KKR’s broader Private Markets business. The role will report to the Chief Compliance Officer for KKR Private Markets.


A successful candidate will typically have at least ten years of experience in investment management compliance or legal practice. The candidate will have substantial understanding of and experience concerning the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and its application in an alternative investment management setting. Experience with private equity and credit investing strategies and/or investment management practices in the insurance industry would be particularly ideal. The candidate will be familiar with and ready to make contributions to policy and procedure drafting, training business partners, regulatory change management, and testing and risk assessment.  Strong leadership skills are required and experience in managing a team through positive culture and values with an attention to career development for direct reports.


  • Ongoing maintenance of the compliance program for KKR Private Markets and KKR Real Estate, including drafting and updating policies and procedures, training employees, and assisting in compliance testing and preparation for and responding to regulatory examinations
  • Provide general compliance advice on daily investing activities, compliance policies and procedures and private fund compliance issues
  • Monitor compliance with regulatory topics for all aspects of the real estate business including trading, qualified investor monitoring, investor reporting, regulatory filings
  • Compliance and Securities Law and trade support including leading best execution measurements and governance reporting
  • Investment guideline and regulatory monitoring / testing
  • Compliance with investment allocations policies and procedures, including SEC exemptive relief for co-investing
  • Monitoring and advising on conflicts of interest
  • Procedures, training and controls for insider trading
  • Use of Consultants - procedures and on-going surveillance
  • Assisting in coordination of regulatory filings
  • Perform reviews of fund administrators
  • Create and maintain due diligence program for real estate service providers and platform investing
  • Management of affiliated transaction documentation and reporting
  • Oversight of transactional due diligence and managing anti-bribery, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering processes for fund transactions
  • Oversight of KKR’s Code of Ethics function, including review and approval of requests related to the personal investment policy, outside business activities, gifts and entertainment, and political contributions
  • Maintenance of KKR’s Information Barrier, including compliance oversight of certain public trading activities
  • Responding to due diligence and KYC requests from various third parties
  • Carrying out continuing compliance education for Firm personnel, preparing training material and conducting in person training throughout the year


  • Minimum 10 to 15 years of relevant compliance experience
  • BS/BA required; a law degree is useful but not required
  • Familiarity with the Investment Advisers Act and working knowledge of Investment Company Act
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong relationship acumen
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently
  • Experience and understanding of regulatory landscape and demonstrated ability to lead and implement changes
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality and judgment
  • Desire to be part of a fast paced and challenging work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong professional relationships at all levels, with both internal and external stakeholders
This is the expected annual base salary range for this New York-based position. Actual salaries may vary based on factors, such as skill, experience, and qualification for the role. Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus, based on factors such as individual and team performance.
Base Salary Range
$200,000$250,000 USD

KKR is an equal opportunity employer.  Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable law.


Last updated on May 23, 2024

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