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Financial Controls Advisory

Posted 13/01/2022
£40,000 - £95,000 per annum
Full time

Financial Services Controls Advisory
£40,000 - £95,000 per annum

A career within our Finance Change and Controls team will provide you with the opportunity to help companies on their risk and control frameworks, general accounting and finance advisory, IFRS 9 and 17 account standards, managing finance change programmes. We form part of a big team with over 70 people and offer a broad range of services. Our team are self-starting, agile and thrive on bringing past experiences to new and diverse challenges. They are happy to work as individuals or as part of multi-disciplinary teams to provide hands on, client facing services to our clients across the Insurance, banking, brokerage, and several other financial sectors - depending on your previous skills and experience.

About the role

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to

execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
* Train and lead staff
* Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
* Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
* Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
* Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

Essential skills and experience

* Significant experience of working within established professional services/consulting organisations or banks specifically focussed on regulatory/business change and/or front to back trading governance, risk and controls.
* A proven track record of successfully supporting work-streams within change/client engagements
* Strong client relationship, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, with a good track record of dealing with stakeholders
* Good commercial awareness, sound reporting skills and the ability to work under your own initiative
* Strong oral and written communication skills (ie report writing)
* The ability to apply good judgement during engagements and to support conclusions reached to more senior level personnel both internally and externally
* Very strong attention to detail
* Project management
* Agility - an interest in working in a dynamic environment and on different types of projects in the capital markets arena

Desirable skills

* Ability to work under pressure within an ambiguous environment
* Relevant qualification - ACA, CFA etc
* Programme Management experience

Oliver James Associates

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