Private Equity, COO

  • Experience level : Senior
  • Activity : SYZ Capital
  • Office : Zurich

SYZ Capital is looking to expand its team with a COO/Operations Manager with Compliance and Finance expertise to specifically assist the firm’s daily operations, support management and the investment team with deliverables and communication.

The COO will play a key role in coordinating the teams, overseeing the outsourcing of risk and compliance and reporting directly to the CEO and supporting him with the company’s finances. The manager will assist the firm with all external communication and leading operational projects in all aspects, front to back office. Highly cross-functional role, this position requires a well-rounded individual with entrepreneurial mind.

Your missions

Oversee regional office daily operations:

  • Oversee compliance matters and liaising with outsourced risk manager
  • Oversee fund operations liaison with Middle and Back office
  • Manage accounting/finance and support CEO with budget and reporting
  • Management of office adminstration
  • Operational support to local investment team, (leading marketing, roadshows) events
  • Management of communication and marketing
  • Relationship with third party service providers


Project Management:

  • Lead compliance effort and report to Board of directors for risk and compliance
  • Lead and maintain IT tools and processes, such as CRM database and investor reporting systems
  • Assist and implement marketing and communication projects
  • Review and assist team in deal and investor documentation drafting and communication
  • Assist investment team with reporting, comprehensive bi-annual operational and valuation report
Your profile

Professional experience:

  • Bachelor Degree, MBA and/or CPA preferred 
  • Compliance experience preferred
  • A minimum 8-10 years in Financial Services of which 5 years of experience in Alternative Assets or Private Market Operations, preferably risk and compliance
  • Proven experience in managing service providers and managing a budget 
  • Strong experience in generating high quality reports and presentations
  • Project Management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High integrity, independent and individually motivated, Team player


Personality characteristics:

  • High integrity, independent and individually motivated, Team player


Language requirements:

  • Fluent in English with ideally proficiency in one or two other languages (preferably German)
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