Treasury & CASS Manager

  • GBP80000 - GBP100000 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page
  • 22 Sep 17

Our London based Broker and Financial Services client are currently recruiting for a Treasury & CASS Manager in a recently established role.

A London based Broker and Financial Services company

Description

The Treasury & CASS manager is primarily responsible for ensuring that the business is fully compliant with FCA CASS regulations, other relevant regulations and internal policies. This role will be tasked with leading the Treasury team, overseeing the required CASS related regulatory reporting, driving forward process improvements with required controls and acting as the Client Money Assets subject matter expert for the company). This role requires a strong leader who has excellent experience and knowledge of FCA CASS regulation and is able to effectively streamline complex processes and implement a robust control environment.

Working as part of the Treasury team the Treasury & CASS Manager with have the responsibility for:

  • Assume the responsibilities of the CF10a
  • Develop and document Treasury systems and controls
  • Liaise with other firm wide entities on Treasury and CASS matters
  • Oversee responsibility for regular updates of the CASS RMF document
  • SME and point of contact and escalation for client asset related items
  • Work closely and pro-actively maintaining and developing relationships with Risk team and the Chief Risk Officer
  • Carrying out spot checks and audits on the calculation to ensure that correct determination methodology has taken place
  • Provide appropriate challenge to the business units providing the underlying data to ensure accuracy
  • Manage the ongoing maintenance of the CASS Resolution Packs (CASS RP) including the monthly/quarterly oversight reporting and documentation of any findings
  • Responding to regulatory changes by devising and ensuring implementation of all internal changes within the firm required to be compliant with regulatory standards
  • Participate in quality assurance testing across all CASS related areas of the company
  • Driving and delivering CASS Policy changes
  • Track and update any related reporting issues and risks
  • Establish strong working relationships with all areas that contribute to the monthly CASS reporting processes
  • Prepare CASS reports as required for quarterly Board Meetings

Profile

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Hold either CF10a, or can demonstrate capacity for that controlled function
  • 5-10 years' experience in a similar role, ideally as a Treasury & Cass manager or officer, within a financial services environment
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of CASS operational practices gained through experience in similar role within a major company in the same business sector
  • In depth knowledge of FCA CASS regulations
  • Good knowledge of all Derivatives and Securities products
  • Strong investigatory abilities and mind-set
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and communication skills
  • Microsoft Office - Advanced
  • Proven track record in process reengineering and improvement
  • Strong track record of execution and results, high level of drive to meet deadlines and targets
  • Ability to prioritise, be flexible and respond to changing environments
  • Strong internal relationship management skills - the team works across many areas of the organisation, the ability to relate to people and work in ad-hoc teams is critical
  • Effective communicator with the ability to articulate and develop an argument in an environment of assertive executive directors
  • Ideally prior experience as an Approved Person in an FCA regulated business
  • Effective management and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all staff and management levels both internally and externally
  • Ability to manage the impact of, and response to, issues or incidents arising

Job Offer

Competitive