Vacancies Tagged Edinburgh



Our client is a top tier bank that is looking to recruit in their Edinburgh Internal Audit department at Manager level. 

Rare opportunity for an Internal Auditor from a large corporate background to join the Banking industry…. and or experienced banking Auditor to further their career in a niche team

The role is with the Quality Assurance (QA) Methododology and Training team supporting senior management with evaluation of internal audit output against policies, procedures and best practices.

Working across the banks internal audit department, the team ensures audit consistency and best in class assurance standards to risk based audit methodology.

The incumbant will play a key part in discussions regarding QA observations and will have the opportunity to develop internal relationships that help deliver the vital assurance and advice that keeps their customers and business safe.

Requirements:

  • Drafting methodology documents and practice guides.
  • Support the current team in relation to audit methodology on a frequent basis.
  • Lead on 360 audit reviews
  • Enable the global audit systems to meet methodology requirements.
  • Coordination and monitoring of group audit and risk assessment methodologies, yearly planning, communication and reporting.

Background:

  • ACA or ACCA with a minimum of 1 years’ experience at a Manager level in Audit
  • Prior experience of conducting internal audits or quality assurance controls reviews.
  • Managed a 360 Internal audit
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact easily with all levels of personnel, both within internal audit, and the business as a whole.

Location: Edinburgh

Would you like to manage a team of external auditors that enjoy their work and are seeking direction?

Are you looking for a global practice firm that support and encourage a genuine collegiate working environment with their auditors?

If you’re an Audit Manager /Senior Manager looking for a step up from a mid size practice firm or a move away from the Big 4, this group offer excellent career options with good future prospects.

– You must be a qualified accountant and have high level auditing and accounting experience for SME & large corporate clients.

– You must also have team management experience and value coaching junior staff and team members,

– You must have confident communication and presentation skills and be an excellent problem solver.

Investment Director – Head of Investments – Edinburgh

Our client is a leading UK based private client investment and financial planning firm. As a major industry award winner, they offer an exciting and dynamic working environment, backed up by a solid business dating back over a hundred years with an impressive client base. After a recent period of significant change, they are looking to increase their presence in Scotland, and enlarge the size of the existing Private Client Investment Team. They are consequently seeking an Investment Director to join this expanding team in their Edinburgh Office.

You will originate from an investment background, with experience of dealing directly with High Net Worth individuals, assessing their attitude to risk, whilst working closely with them to address their investment needs. Knowledge and experience of the successful construction and management of tailored investment portfolios from both a discretionary and advisory stance is key, as is direct equity investment experience.

As Head of Investments, you will have the necessary excellent interpersonal and people management skills to enable you to successfully manage the existing team of talented investment managers. The emphasis of this role is on the individual having the key skills, gravitas and ambition to develop and drive the business forward. Ideally, you will bring a significant client base with you but in the absence of this, you will be expected to build an agreed value of assets under management within a five year period.

Remuneration for this post Investment Director role will compare well with market competitors, and will be based on the individual candidate. There is potential for an equity share scheme being awarded in the case of exceptional individuals.

Senior role within the Life business of a leading FTSE 100 company to lead the development and implementation of the audit plan for Actuarial controls .

  • Qualified Life Actuary;
  • Awareness of General Insurance actuarial concepts;
  • Knowledge of Insurance Pricing, Reserving, Capital requirements (including Solvency 2), Planning, Forecasting and Financial Reporting;
  • Ability to communicate complex messages effectively to different audiences which will include the Insurance Finance Director and Chief Actuary as their key stakeholder.

Our client is a leading UK Private Bank with Europe-wide representation, who offer wealth planning, investment management and banking services to a diverse range of high net worth clients.

At a volatile time when others in the private banking world are scaling back their operations, our client is expanding. They have a depth of resource with a strong balance sheet and high capital adequacy ratios. They pride themselves on being built on strong morals and foundations whilst having a modern outlook.

As part of their ongoing growth strategy they are now looking to expand their team in Edinburgh by appointing talented private client managers who will play an essential role in their continuing success and growth.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Client Relationship Management – The business places a strong emphasis on building and maintaining long-term client relationships, where trust is essential. They are interested in meeting people who are keen to embrace their values and will take an intelligent approach to investment, developing genuinely bespoke solutions that address their clients individual needs and attitude to risk.
  • Business Development – Our client aims to recruit high achievers who are innovative and forward thinking in their approach to fee generation and client onboarding.

Required experience:

  • Previous Wealth Management experience. Ideally they would like to recruit talented private client managers with an existing portfolio of £10m+
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) are essential to ensure credibility with clients
    The drive and initiative necessary to progress your career and develop a client base in the Private Banking arena.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading Private Bank where the calibre of their employees is seen as fundamental to the success of the business. There is a commitment to ongoing personal development and their employees have the opportunity to progress through professional qualifications to develop their skills and knowledge. This role offers a competitive remuneration and an attractive benefits package.