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Are you a models or quant professional with Internal Audit experience

If you are well versed in Quant or Models practices within retail or investment banking products, this role offers a different opportunity than standard senior level models or quant Audit role.

If you enjoy conducting deep-dive assessment and seek to enhance your executive stakeholder interaction, this role will add real personal value whilst also enabling you to develop your technical skills with market leading models across a wide variety of banking business lines.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to enterprise-wide coverage and play a key part in the team’s development of process improvement
  • Conducting assessments from planning through to completion, acting as subject matter expert
  • Responsible for delivering audit reviews of global markets’ portfolios focusing on the use of quant finance and models
  • Providing support and guidance to more junior team members
  • Team Lead for all Models Audit work across EMEA

Key Requirements:

  • Degree (minimum BSc/ BA level) with a good academic record
  • Demonstrate a capability to diversify and have an appreciation for process risk and controls
  • Quant / Models / Model Validation experience in a banking environment.
  • Stress testing experience (much preferred).
  • Experience in an Internal Audit / Controls role
  • Knowledge of investment banking and associated products
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to manage relationships both within the core team, other business areas and stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), especially report writing
  • Capable of undertaking new challenges and tasks even in unfamiliar territories and able to learn quickly
  • Eager for continuous learning and development.
  • UK / EU Visa 

Due to the size and stature of the organisation, there are plenty of opportunities for internal mobility, upward progression and continuous learning and development, you will also be supported by your peers and senior management who have a wealth of knowledge and expertise within the quant discipline, from a wide variety of backgrounds.

 

IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO:

  • USE YOUR SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE;
  • GAIN CROSS ASSET CLASS EXPERIENCE
  • ADD VALUE TO YOUR CAREER FOR FUTURE LEADERSHIP ROLES

For further details or to refer individuals in your network please get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Apply with your CV or for an informal discussion contact Paul Stanbridge.

We apologise but may not be able to respond to all applicants if there is a large response

Senior Audit / Risk / Compliance contractor – Financial Services
Contract role with an expanding Financial Services Practice, seeking experienced Internal Audit, Risk or Compliance professionals for a variety of Audit / Risk and compliance work.

Location: Flexible within Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, York.

Responsibilities
– Stakeholder management
– Provide insights to developments of Risk Regulation
– Assist where necessary in the development of junior staff and client tenders.
Requirements:
– Senior level Internal Audit / Risk or Control experience within a Banking Asset Management or Insurance or Consulting firm.
– Knowledge of a range of Financial Service Regulatory areas. This may include  EBA / Prudential Regulations, Treasury / Credit / Liquidity. FCA, PSD2 & payments, SMCR (Senior Managers and Certification Regime)
– UK / EU Visa
Apply with your CV above or contact Paul Stanbridge for more information or an informal conversation.
We expect to receive a high level of interest and may not be able to reply to every application.

If you are a Risk Assurance professional in a Big 4 and seeking to rebalance your working hours or an Internal Auditor looking to gain more managerial responsibilities read on….

My client is a London based Audit & Risk Management consultancy firm with Directors and Partners from leading FS firms. They offer standard Banking working hours, managerial and stakeholder responsibility in return for team commitment, a good eye for controls and risk and professional internal audit experience. 

You will Manage an Audit team and lead audits across a range of Tier One and SME financial services clients. 

If you have:

  1. Recent Internal Audit or Big 4 Assurance/ Advisory experience at least at Manager level
  2. An ACCA ACA or equivalent Diploma.

         AND experience in one of the following business streams:

  • Global Markets: Trading, FX, Fixed Income, Rates, Traded Credit, Equities;
  • Risk or Quant: Market Risk, Ops Risk, Credit Risk, Modelling or Quant Finance;
  • Asset Management / Private Wealth 
  • Insurance: General Insurance or Insurance Broking;

We would like to hear from you. Apply today. You must be a British or EU citizen or hold a valid Tier 1 visa.

We are receiving a lot of interest at the moment and may not be able to reply to all applicants.

 

 

Contract role with an expanding mid-sized Financial Services Practice, seeking experienced senior-level Internal Auditors with Prudential Risk Audit.

Responsibilities

  • Stakeholder management
  • Deliver independent Audits on a range of Prudential areas: Basel III/IV, CRD IV/V, ICAAP, ILAAP, RRP
  • Provide insights to developments of Prudential Risk Regulation
  • Assist where necessary in the development of junior staff and client tenders.

 

Requirements:

– Senior-level Internal Audit experience.

– Good knowledge of ICAAP / ILAAP and / or EBA Prudential Regulations etc.

 

Apply to Paul Stanbridge for more information or an informal conversation

Contract role with an expanding mid-sized Financial Services Practice, seeking experienced senior-level Internal Auditors with Prudential Risk Audit.

Location: Flexible

Client work location: East & West Midlands and North of England

Responsibilities

  • Stakeholder management
  • Deliver independent Audits on a range of Prudential areas: Basel III/IV, CRD IV/V, ICAAP, ILAAP, RRP
  • Provide insights to developments of Prudential Risk Regulation
  • Assist where necessary in the development of junior staff and client tenders.

 

Requirements:

– Senior-level Internal Audit experience.

– Good knowledge of ICAAP / ILAAP and / or EBA Prudential Regulations etc.

 

Apply to Paul Stanbridge for more information or an informal conversation.

SVP Global Markets Audit (Conduct)

Seeking Audit, Risk or Controls Global Markets traded products SME with an understanding of market conduct risk and conduct regulations.
This is an EMEA wide role covering multiple markets and business lines, experience of running large audit or control reviews of a simlar scale for traded products is prerequisite.
Team management with 2+ direct reports.
Excellent career prospects for the successful candidate. EU / UK Visa is required
Due to anticipated high interest in the role we regret we will not be able to respond to applicants immediately.

Director – Smaller Financial Services Practice, Internal Audit (attractive work life balance)

UK / EEA VISA required

London based role with small team of a global practice firm seeking an experienced Ex Head of Audit or Practice Director to lead / coach a team of auditors and help build the business.  The role oversees a portfolio of client work delivering fully outsourced / co-sourced internal audit and assurance assignments.

Responsibilities:

As an outsourced Head of Internal Audit, you will be responsible for the full lifecycle of planning, execution, reporting and committee meetings, lead client work, finalise scope with clients, overseeing team member delivery, and execute quality assurance reviews of internal audit files and reports.

As a Director you will be responsible for onboarding new clients, assessing fees and budgets, managing contracts, Billing, invoicing and recovery management. You will also assist in business development initiatives and create tender proposals leading presentations and target client visits. A small team of Associates, Managers and contract staff are in place who you will be responsible for direct line management, resource planning, recruitment and time management.

Knowledge:

  • Internal Audit
  • Compliance and Risk Management Frameworks (FCA)
  • Conduct Risk Management
  • Regulatory reporting (COREP / FINREP)
  • Client Money and Assets (CASS)
  • CRD IV

Ideally you will have a wide exposure to difference FS industries:

  • Retail Banking
  • Corporate Banking
  • Investment Management and Wealth Management
  • Securities, exchanges and trading services

Some travel across the south east UK and possibly overseas travel is required,

Apply to Paul Stanbridge for more information or an informal conversation.

For ambitious individuals with c.1-4 years post qualification experience of audit / risk controls of financial services businesses across either Global Markets, Banking, or Asset Management. We have multiple opportunities across Global Tier One Banks and SME Investment clients.

If you have:

  1. Recent Internal Audit experience, Big 4 or Risk Assurance/ External Audit experience.
  2. An ACCA / ACA or equivalent Diploma.

AND experience of opperations in one of the following business streams:

  • Global Markets: Sales and Trading; FX, Fixed Income, Rates, Traded Credit, Equities, Derivatives, Commodities, Broking
  • Corporate Banking: Trade Finance, Corporate Finance, Loans, M&A, Origination, Treasury Solutions, Custody & Settlements
  • Risk or Quant: Market Risk, Ops Risk, Credit Risk, Modelling or Quant
  • Asset Management; Institutional or Private client Investment Management, Fund Management, Hedge Fund, Asset Services

Apply to us with a copy of your CV.

If you would like to know more about these opportunities or for an informal discussion about their suitability to your career goals, please contact Paul Stanbridge.

You must have a relevant VISA to work in the UK.

We are receiving a lot of interest in these roles and may not be able to reply to all applicants.

Global Asset Manager seeking Senior Auditor with c.1 years+ pqe

This is an excellent opportunity to join as a senior member of an established team. You will be required to coach graduates through the audit cycle and build relationships with senior management and stakeholders.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong partnerships with business management by providing a credible point of contact for Audit issues. These solid relationships should be based around a shared commitment to ensuring that risk issues are routinely considered in all material decisions and reported appropriately.
  • Conduct specific risk and control reviews (e.g. RMS Risk Reviews, Combined Assurance Reviews with Risk and/or Compliance or ad hoc reviews) at the request of the business, senior management or the Head of Audit.
  • Manage and maintain appropriate Audit management tools, techniques and reports to support the business, senior management, Board and regulators.
  • Deliver quality information from for presentation to senior management forums to enable understanding of risks and requirements for their mitigation and also:

Requirements:

  • 1+ years of Internal Audit experience within a Banking, Asset Management, Custodian, Wealth or Fund services firm
  • An accounting qualification (ACCA ACA) or equivalent
  • Experience of leading elements of an audit review
  • Coaching junior staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills

 

An excellent opportunity to join this large global Asset Manager with a strong European presence, who are looking to appoint an Asset Management Internal Audit Manager, covering Investment Management and Asset Management.

A strong background in financial services is essential, with circa five years plus previous experience leading audits in an Asset Manager, Retail Bank, Wholesale Bank, Private Wealth, Fund or Custodian firm.

The successful candidate will be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with all stakeholders from team members to senior management.

Essential

  • Degree educated in a relevant business subject
  • Five years PQE experience within Internal Audit
  • Team Management experience
  • Accountancy or audit qualification