Big 4 - Financial Instruments Advisory/Risk Assurance

  • £50,000 + additional benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • B&FS Finance
  • 10 Oct 18

One of the Big 4 is currently recruiting at various levels in their Financial Instruments Advisory team. They have headcount predominantly at the Senior Associate/Assistant Manager level but would look up to Senior Manager aswell. The ideal candidate would come from a risk and controls background with working knowledge of the trade lifecycle.

Responsibilities

  • Working within a team to provide professional services across the lifecycle described above.
  • Day-to-day delivery of project objectives, interaction with clients, and regular reporting to project management teams
  • Initial preparation of and input to deliverables including written reports, working papers, and summary analyses.
  • Ensuring project deliverables are undertaken in accordance with quality and risk requirements.
  • Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.

 

 

Ideal Experience

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Knowledge of FCA (or equivalent NCA) Markets regulation and regulatory initiatives (e.g  FRTB, MiFIDII, EMIR, FICC Codes of Conduct, Market Abuse Regulation, EU Benchmark Regulation)
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of the front to back product and control lifecycle across FICC and/or Commercial Markets
  • Proficient understanding of current economic, regulatory and market trends
  • Understanding of financial instruments including derivatives, loans, mortgages and similar debt types
  • Highly proficient in written and oral communication, including experience in written deliverables to senior stakeholders.
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Impressive analytical capabilities (including proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Strong Project Management Skills (input to the design of approach, management of junior staff, client stakeholders, timely reporting to internal and client senior management)
  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Highly motivated and committed
  • Positive and ambitious attitude

 

Additional desirable experience includes:

  • External/Internal Audit experience in wholesale markets
  • Forensic investigatory or project experience
  • Aptitude with Excel and Access
  • Experience of auditing clients within the financial services sector
  • Experience of forensic investigations or projects
  • ACA qualification or (equivalent)
  • Financial instrument valuations (including analytics and modelling of vanilla and complex financial instruments across asset classes)
  • IFRS/Technical Accounting
  • Product design and sales distribution processes
  • Board and subcommittee Governance & effectiveness
  • Trading risk identification and reporting
  • Financial benchmark reform
  • Electronic/Algorithmic trading control
  • Risk management in commodities markets

 

If you wish to apply for this role please send your CV to charlie.paddock@investigo.co.uk