Vacancies Tagged investment management

Strategic controls for high-risk operations of Global Financial Services Firm

If you are a newly qualified accountant (or equivalent) from a leading practice or consulting firm with experience in either Risk Management, Assurance, Internal Audit, Controls or Accounting for large corporate client accounts, we have an excellent opportunity for you to join a global brand with very strong career prospects.

As part of a team of like-minded professionals, you will be responsible for reviewing designated higher risk operations across front, middle and back office functions, report your findings and develop recommendations on mitigating controls weaknesses with your stakeholders. You will gain senior-level exposure across the firm, working alongside highly experienced professionals in a collaborative team environment. You will be given in house training and benefit from sponsored ongoing professional development.

You do not need prior financial services but it is advantageous.

To apply you must have:

  • Large corporate firm / client experience
  • Audit, Internal Audit, Accounting, Controls or Risk experience
  • Good academic record
  • Fully qualified ACCA, ACA, CA, CFA etc
  • A full UK Visa

Apply to Paul Stanbridge with your CV to be considered for the role.

London, £60-95000



Contact Paul Stanbridge for details

Global Asset Manager seek Senior Auditor with 3 years+ Managerial / Leadership level experience

You will be one of the two most senior members of a team of 5 auditors. This is an excellent opportunity to join as a senior member of an established team. You will be required to lead junior audits through the audit cycle and build relationships with the executive group. This is a rare opportunity to join a successful team with good career prospects to move into the business or into other senior roles within Audit.

The successful candidate will be a high performing, results orientated individual with a strong audit background and a track record in Investment Management.

You will be a qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA) with 3 years+ experience at a VP level in Asset Management Audit / Investment Management Audit. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel, both within Internal Audit and the business units, are also a must.


c£50-75k+ No revenue hurdles, + profit share – Huntly, Scotland.
Our client, an award winning business offering traditional Advisory & Discretionary Investment Management  services to private clients, is seeking an experienced Investment Manager or Relationship Portfolio Manager for a Senior role in their Grampian team.

The role has become available due to a senior team member retiring and consequently there is no requirement to bring in new business as the role will take over an established book of clients. However, new client introductions would be welcomed.

This is an excellent career move for someone looking to relocate from a small owner managed house or a mid – large Investment Manager, Wealth Manager or Stockbroker looking for a smaller company environment where you will have autonomy to manage an established book of business within a group that respect an efficient, comprehensive and integrated approach to client suitability and management. In return you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package with no revenue based hurdles plus equity / profit share, and the potential to take on broader companywide responsibilities including risk management, P&L and staff management.

Working alongside a co-Investment Manager and supported by two trained staff, you will contribute to investment ideas and asset allocation policies through individual stock analysis and assessment of wider macro-economic instances, for both the branch and the firm’s investment committee.


  • Detailed knowledge of all aspects of investments and market sectors.
  • Be or seeking to be RDR securities qualified (level 4 CISI IAD; level 6 PCIAM or other equivalent accredited retail qualification relating to securities.
  • Positively contribute to investment ideas and asset allocation policies.
  • Be self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well with colleagues and clients alike.
  • Possess strong time management skills and the ability to prioritise workloads.


Investment Director

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.

Our client is a Tier 1 Global Investment Bank.  They are seeking to appoint two senior posts, both covering Wealth Management and Corporate Retail, in their Group Internal Audit department for South East Asia.

Senior Auditor

Main Duties

  • Leading the Singapore Wealth Management Audit Team
  • Providing training and coaching as necessary
  • Assisting Regional Head of Audit with regulatory and other relevant matters as necessary
  • Assessing risks regarding credit, market, legal, compliance and operational matters
  • Preparing reports of audits for senior management


  • Minimum of 10 years in a relevant audit field
  • Have a good understanding of operational aspects of the financial markets
  • Good knowledge of Regulatory Requirements
  • Minimum of 3 years experience of leading a team.
  • Willing to travel to other locations in the Asia Pacific region
  • Proficient in verbal and written English, Mandarin an asset

Audit Manager

Main Duties

  • Analyzing and assessing risks within credit, market, legal, compliance and operational
  • Providing solutions to any risks identified
  • Preparing audit reports for senior management
  • Monitoring results and providing input for senior


  • Degree educated in a relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years in a relevant audit field
  • Have a good understanding of operational aspects of the financial markets
  • Good knowledge of Regulatory Requirements
  • Willing to travel to other locations in the Asia Pacific region
  • Proficient in verbal and written English, Mandarin an asset

Our client, a large global bank with a strong European presence, is seeking an experienced Auditor to join the Investment Management and Asset Management function of their internal audit team.

A strong background in financial services is essential, with three to five years experience in Investment Management. The successful candidate will have a broad range of experience, covering areas from Real Estate Fund Management and Fund Administration to UCITS, and other regulatory requirements.

With excellent communication and writing skills and experience conducting audits, the successful candidate will be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with all stakeholders from team members to senior management.


  • Degree educated, preferably with a relevant business subject such as economics or accountancy. Three years PQE experience within Investment Management Internal Audit
  • Accountancy or audit qualification

Highly regarded financial services Audit Outsourcing consultancy seek a Department Head / Senior Audit Manager to engage with their Asset Management clients.

 You will be working with a niche consultancy arm of one of the large practice firms. Previous incumbents have enjoyed flexible work life balance and mature approach to working culture.
Knowledge of Investment Management Audit is a pre-requisite but you will also have the opportunity to work on Private Banking, Financial Markets and Investment Banking clients. Whilst not the mainstay of the role, any new clients or business opportunities that you develop will be well rewarded.

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.