Financial Services Governance & Risk - Assistant Manager

Michael Page
£50000 - £55000 per annum
24 Apr 2019
24 May 2019
Colin Hawkins
Job role
Internal audit
Contract type
Part time

As a Governance and Risk Assistant Manager in the Financial Services Advisory team you will play a key role in delivering quality to FS clients.

Client Details

Top 10 accounting firm in London.


Key responsibilities

  • Scoping, managing and delivering regulatory reviews and making value-add recommendations to senior management. Providing clients with advice on designing and implementing:
    - Governance frameworks;
    - Compliance and regulatory frameworks;
    - Enterprise wide risk management frameworks;
    - Operational risk management frameworks; and/ or
    - Credit risk management frameworks.
  • Drafting of key policies, including compliance manuals and associated documents
  • Acting as a subject matter expert on internal audit reviews
  • Coaching a team of junior staff
  • Supporting Senior Management (Partners and Directors) to develop and deliver regulatory engagements
  • Managing relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Attending client meetings and attending senior management committee meetings
  • Involvement in key activities, which may include recruitment, budgeting, resource allocation, quality assurance etc.
  • Be aware of possible business opportunities for the team
  • Assist with realising the opportunities through marketing, recruitment and training, and development of methodologies
  • Deliver regulatory assignments in the required timeframe as agreed with the client
  • Maximise utilisation by working effectively and efficiently and ensuring the team is working efficiently too
  • Ensure projects are well managed and commercially viable by budgeting effectively and billing clients promptly
  • Be alive to possible business opportunities for the team and bring to the attention of the Senior Manager and relevant Partner
  • Attend networking events and conferences to ensure knowledge and skills remain up-to-date and to promote services where appropriate


  • Relevant regulatory experience
  • Recognised accountancy or professional qualification and/or memberships i.e. ICAEW, CIMA, CIIA, ACCA etc. Preferred but not essential.
  • Strong written / communication skills, ability to influence, lead, engage, and manage stakeholders.
  • Ability to lead complex reviews, be a team player.
  • Likely to have held similar positions in the financial services industry; with the PRA or FCA; and / or a leading professional services organisation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Sound technical knowledge of financial products and / or customer-facing regulated activities

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits.

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