Transaction Regulatory Compliance Officer



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. 


KKR is seeking a Compliance Officer to join KKR’s Global Compliance team with a focus on the compliance program for transactional regulatory filings including merger control filings. The successful candidate will support Firm-wide compliance operations and initiatives by managing policies, processes, books and records, controls, disclosure obligations, technology systems, and partnering with business leaders to identify and mitigate legal, regulatory, operational and reputational risks.

This role is based in KKR’s New York office and reports to the Head of Transactional Regulatory and the Chief Compliance Officer for Private Markets.


  • Providing real time advice to KKR’s global businesses and investment professionals on transactional regulatory filings, including the application of KKR policy and best practice guidelines in consultation with KKR’s broader Compliance team and KKR’s Legal team
  • Establishing and/or enhancing internal compliance desktop procedures and policies to demonstrate infrastructure of controls, appropriate oversight and practical application
  • Monitoring compliance with transactional regulatory requirements for all aspects of the KKR’s investing business
  • Supporting various other aspect of the KKR compliance program
  • Assisting in preparing responses to regulatory inquiries as necessary.
  • Coordinating with colleagues in Legal/Compliance and other control groups on initiatives including surveillance, risks assessments, testing and audits.
  • Maintenance of accurate records and details required to prepare management and other reporting.
  • Preparing and delivering relevant trainings to business partners


  • Three to five years of experience in investment management compliance. At least one year of experience with transactional regulatory filings including merger control filings is preferred.
  • Familiar with and ready to make contributions to policy and procedure drafting, training business partners, regulatory filings and change management, and testing and risk assessments.
  • Undergraduate degree with strong academic credentials and a minimum of two years of relevant work experience in an investment management firm.
  • Subject matter expertise and/or substantial familiarity with relevant compliance topics.
  • A strong stakeholder-focused orientation with the drive and enthusiasm required to achieve results and assume stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong professional relationships at all levels, with both internal and external parties.
  • Maturity, presence, sound judgment, and ability to form and express opinions effectively to cross-divisional teams including senior management.
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Excel, and other data analytics tools.
  • Self-starter with strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects in a collaborative manner with multiple stakeholders through to completion in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Accountable, with a strong sense of professionalism and integrity.
  • Highly organized, efficient and able to work to tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment




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
$115,000$145,000 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.


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