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Head of Regulatory Affairs

  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Circa $250,000 base + bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 170684
  • Sector: Banking
Job Description

Barclay Simpson are representing the impressive Chief Compliance Officer of a prestigious global Commercial Bank who is seeking to recruit a Head of Regulatory Affairs. Our client is growing fast across the US and such require a senior Regulatory Affairs specialist to set up the firm’s Regulatory Affairs framework whilst acting as the firm’s liaison to the regulators.


Key Duties

  • Develop and implement a firmwide Regulatory Affairs management framework
  • Act as the firm’s main point of contact to regulators providing submissions as well as periodic updates
  • Organizing regulatory information and tracking and controlling submissions ensuring quality assurance and approvals
  • Interpreting any new regulations or policy ensuring they are contextualized as far as the firm’s regulatory strategy is concerned
  • Be proactive in identifying regulations which may tangibly impact the firm
  • Remaining up to date with any new regulations


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Regulatory Affairs capacity
  • Excellent knowledge of US Banking regulations affecting Commercial banking space
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong policy interpretation skills
  • Strong relationship and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple stakeholders and conflicting deadlines
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