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      • london, london
      • contract
      • competitive
      • randstad financial services
      An immediate opportunity has arisen for a Transfer Agency executive to join our client, a leading Investment Manager based in LondonJob Title: Institutional (PMC) Transfer Agency ExecutiveLocation: LondonJob Summary:- Working in a busy Institutional Transfer Agency team covering the clients range of pooled Investment Vehicles. To provide a comprehensive customer-focused service in support of the organisations growth and goals, maintaining quality targets and standardsReports to: Transfer Agency SupervisorSubordinates: NoneKey Relationships: Valuations, Client Order Management and Support Teams, FundManagers and Global Operations. External contacts with Clients andThird Party AdministratorsBackground:The principal function of the Transfer Agency Team is to provide an efficient low risk environment for capturing all IMA pooled fund orders and cashflows for clients. Maintaining the fully serviced Life Fund Administration (TA) for the PMC product range, acting as a gatekeeper for all activities and processes.Principal Accountabilities/Performance Objectives: To complete as directed by Transfer Agency Supervisor activities for the clients pooled fundrange includingo order receipt and validationo confirmation of fund net activityo price orders (including crossing)o maintain unit registero value and unitise all PMC transactionso distribution of client contract noteo provision of data internally Investigating and resolving client and internal instruction related queries Maintain good relationships with internal and external clients and 3rd Parties, regularlyreview outstanding issues to ensure a high level of service is received. Investigation of errors and implementation of corrective action where appropriate Review and improvement of process, procedures and risk mitigation Participation in change initiatives representing the needs of the department Work closely with internal/external clients to continuously assess their requirements.Ensure service level agreements are adhered to. Identify control weaknesses relating to the TA Function. Recommend and implementprocedural and process change. To assist with new developments and projects to improve efficiency and productivity. Produce management information highlighting trends, analysis and errors. Scan, file and maintain allocation packs and folders Represent the team in a professional manner, understanding and anticipating thebusiness needs, developing good working relationships with all internal and externalparties. Maintain detailed knowledge of fund platform operation processes and system. Work collaboratively with manager/team fostering credibility and influence towardsdeveloping a reputation of operational excellence across the firm. Work collaboratively with peers to share best practice, creating an awareness of issuesthroughout the department. Maintain technical capability for job, keeping abreast of market and industrydevelopments.Profile of Candidate Able to work accurately under pressure Pro-active approach to problem solving Customer focused Excellent communicator Organisation skills; accuracy, attention to detail Robust technical unit dealing, client order management life-cycle experience Microsoft Excel (intermediate to advanced level) Strong experience of oversight and processing controls/knowledge In depth understanding of key Investment Management activities, including excellentunderstanding of fund management and investment operations processes andinstruments including Transfer Agency, Fund Accounting, Cash Management,Settlements and Custody Evidence of effective working relationships with stakeholders A proven track record of being flexible, adaptable and able to multi-task in a fast pacedand changeable environment. Ability to understand issues, find creative and innovative solutions to problems. Working knowledge of FCA regulatory environment Provable experience of challenging historic working practices, suggesting processimprovements with the support and buy-in from your team. Collaborative and personalised approach to service commitment, delivery and continuousimprovement. Robust communication skills both verbally and written, with an ability to successfullyarticulate issues clearly and logically. Strong analytical and written skills.If you have similar Transfer Agency experience to that outlined above and are looking for a temporary opportunity within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      An immediate opportunity has arisen for a Transfer Agency executive to join our client, a leading Investment Manager based in LondonJob Title: Institutional (PMC) Transfer Agency ExecutiveLocation: LondonJob Summary:- Working in a busy Institutional Transfer Agency team covering the clients range of pooled Investment Vehicles. To provide a comprehensive customer-focused service in support of the organisations growth and goals, maintaining quality targets and standardsReports to: Transfer Agency SupervisorSubordinates: NoneKey Relationships: Valuations, Client Order Management and Support Teams, FundManagers and Global Operations. External contacts with Clients andThird Party AdministratorsBackground:The principal function of the Transfer Agency Team is to provide an efficient low risk environment for capturing all IMA pooled fund orders and cashflows for clients. Maintaining the fully serviced Life Fund Administration (TA) for the PMC product range, acting as a gatekeeper for all activities and processes.Principal Accountabilities/Performance Objectives: To complete as directed by Transfer Agency Supervisor activities for the clients pooled fundrange includingo order receipt and validationo confirmation of fund net activityo price orders (including crossing)o maintain unit registero value and unitise all PMC transactionso distribution of client contract noteo provision of data internally Investigating and resolving client and internal instruction related queries Maintain good relationships with internal and external clients and 3rd Parties, regularlyreview outstanding issues to ensure a high level of service is received. Investigation of errors and implementation of corrective action where appropriate Review and improvement of process, procedures and risk mitigation Participation in change initiatives representing the needs of the department Work closely with internal/external clients to continuously assess their requirements.Ensure service level agreements are adhered to. Identify control weaknesses relating to the TA Function. Recommend and implementprocedural and process change. To assist with new developments and projects to improve efficiency and productivity. Produce management information highlighting trends, analysis and errors. Scan, file and maintain allocation packs and folders Represent the team in a professional manner, understanding and anticipating thebusiness needs, developing good working relationships with all internal and externalparties. Maintain detailed knowledge of fund platform operation processes and system. Work collaboratively with manager/team fostering credibility and influence towardsdeveloping a reputation of operational excellence across the firm. Work collaboratively with peers to share best practice, creating an awareness of issuesthroughout the department. Maintain technical capability for job, keeping abreast of market and industrydevelopments.Profile of Candidate Able to work accurately under pressure Pro-active approach to problem solving Customer focused Excellent communicator Organisation skills; accuracy, attention to detail Robust technical unit dealing, client order management life-cycle experience Microsoft Excel (intermediate to advanced level) Strong experience of oversight and processing controls/knowledge In depth understanding of key Investment Management activities, including excellentunderstanding of fund management and investment operations processes andinstruments including Transfer Agency, Fund Accounting, Cash Management,Settlements and Custody Evidence of effective working relationships with stakeholders A proven track record of being flexible, adaptable and able to multi-task in a fast pacedand changeable environment. Ability to understand issues, find creative and innovative solutions to problems. Working knowledge of FCA regulatory environment Provable experience of challenging historic working practices, suggesting processimprovements with the support and buy-in from your team. Collaborative and personalised approach to service commitment, delivery and continuousimprovement. Robust communication skills both verbally and written, with an ability to successfullyarticulate issues clearly and logically. Strong analytical and written skills.If you have similar Transfer Agency experience to that outlined above and are looking for a temporary opportunity within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • london, london
      • contract
      • competitive
      • randstad financial services
      An immediate opportunity has arisen for an experienced Valuations Supervisor to join our client, a leading Investment Manager based in London. Job Title: Valuations SupervisorJob Summary: To work within the Valuations Team responsible for producing accurate valuations at each valuation point. To ensure that controls and operating models are consistent and there is a constant review programme in place.Reports to: Valuations ManagerSubordinates: 2-10Key Relationships: Senior Management, Business Managers, Distribution, IT, Internal & ExternalBackground: - The primary function of the Valuations team is to support the clients Investment-Management activities by ensuring all assets (vanilla & derivatives) and funds are accurately valued and are effectively managed and processed in accordance with service level deadlines and industry best practice.- Ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements and quality control. Providingeffective support to all stakeholders and Clients.-To support the clients growth and internationalisation strategies, the Valuations team will need to evolve as a centre of excellence, delivering outstanding value, contributing to the development of innovative solutions, implementation of new processes and strategies designed to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery, against our clients' varying objectives and demands.- The role of the Valuations Supervisor is to work closely with the Valuations Manager developing strategies and solutions to achieve excellent results across the team.Principal Accountabilities/Performance Objectives: To work within the Global Operations Valuations Team team responsible for controlling andmaintaining the Valuation Production across various funds. Continuously examine and evaluate departmental processes and procedures to ensure clientservice is maintained. Proactively identify process improvements, service and risks to ensure client service is robust tomeet capacity and stakeholder requirements. Manage and direct the resolution of day to day operational issues and resolve anomalies to ensurehigh-level of customer service. End to end understanding of team's tasks and how they relate and impact to all processes,ensuring standard ways of working are applied consistently. Represent the team, department in a professional manner, understanding and anticipating thebusiness needs, developing good working relationships with all internal and external parties. To review the work of Valuation Analysts ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Plan and co-ordinate the work of the team. Supervise staff members, including the maintenance of development plans and all performancemanagement including regular 1:1's Continuous review of team procedures, policies and systems. Work collaboratively with supervisor/manager/team fostering credibility and influence towardsdeveloping a reputation of operational excellence across the firm. Work collaboratively with peers to share best practice, creating an awareness of issues throughoutthe department. Maintain robust service levels to key stakeholders. Maintain technical capability for job, keeping abreast of market and industry developments. To assist with any new developments/projects to improve efficiency/ productivity and raise theprofile of the Valuations team.  To carry out any other task as deemed necessary by your Line Manager.The Requirements: Minimum two years experience in Valuations role Minimum four years experience in Operations role. Proven supervisory skills or proven ability to supervise. Strong PC skills Good communication skills A thorough understanding of NAV / Fund Price calculation, and the underlyingprocesses/instruments (e.g. Derivatives, Corporate Actions, Asset Pricing) An excellent understanding of all applicable investment vehicles Strong experience of processing controls/knowledge. Ability to deliver change. Provable experience of challenging historic working practises, suggesting process improvements. Proven experience of dealing with and influencing staff/peers and across teams. Collaborative and personalised approach to service commitment, delivery and continuousimprovement. Self-assured networking across Front Office, Investment Operations environments. Evidence of effective working relationships with stakeholders. A proven track record of being flexible, adaptable and able to multi-task in a fast paced andchangeable environment. Ability to understand issues, find creative and innovative solutions to problems. Experience of implementing projects. Ability to challenge debate and influence internally and externally. Robust communication skills both verbally and written, with an ability to successfully articulateissues clearly and logically. Strong analytical and written skills. Developed presentation skills.If you have similar valuation supervisor experience to that outlined above and are looking for a temporary opportunity within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      An immediate opportunity has arisen for an experienced Valuations Supervisor to join our client, a leading Investment Manager based in London. Job Title: Valuations SupervisorJob Summary: To work within the Valuations Team responsible for producing accurate valuations at each valuation point. To ensure that controls and operating models are consistent and there is a constant review programme in place.Reports to: Valuations ManagerSubordinates: 2-10Key Relationships: Senior Management, Business Managers, Distribution, IT, Internal & ExternalBackground: - The primary function of the Valuations team is to support the clients Investment-Management activities by ensuring all assets (vanilla & derivatives) and funds are accurately valued and are effectively managed and processed in accordance with service level deadlines and industry best practice.- Ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements and quality control. Providingeffective support to all stakeholders and Clients.-To support the clients growth and internationalisation strategies, the Valuations team will need to evolve as a centre of excellence, delivering outstanding value, contributing to the development of innovative solutions, implementation of new processes and strategies designed to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery, against our clients' varying objectives and demands.- The role of the Valuations Supervisor is to work closely with the Valuations Manager developing strategies and solutions to achieve excellent results across the team.Principal Accountabilities/Performance Objectives: To work within the Global Operations Valuations Team team responsible for controlling andmaintaining the Valuation Production across various funds. Continuously examine and evaluate departmental processes and procedures to ensure clientservice is maintained. Proactively identify process improvements, service and risks to ensure client service is robust tomeet capacity and stakeholder requirements. Manage and direct the resolution of day to day operational issues and resolve anomalies to ensurehigh-level of customer service. End to end understanding of team's tasks and how they relate and impact to all processes,ensuring standard ways of working are applied consistently. Represent the team, department in a professional manner, understanding and anticipating thebusiness needs, developing good working relationships with all internal and external parties. To review the work of Valuation Analysts ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Plan and co-ordinate the work of the team. Supervise staff members, including the maintenance of development plans and all performancemanagement including regular 1:1's Continuous review of team procedures, policies and systems. Work collaboratively with supervisor/manager/team fostering credibility and influence towardsdeveloping a reputation of operational excellence across the firm. Work collaboratively with peers to share best practice, creating an awareness of issues throughoutthe department. Maintain robust service levels to key stakeholders. Maintain technical capability for job, keeping abreast of market and industry developments. To assist with any new developments/projects to improve efficiency/ productivity and raise theprofile of the Valuations team.  To carry out any other task as deemed necessary by your Line Manager.The Requirements: Minimum two years experience in Valuations role Minimum four years experience in Operations role. Proven supervisory skills or proven ability to supervise. Strong PC skills Good communication skills A thorough understanding of NAV / Fund Price calculation, and the underlyingprocesses/instruments (e.g. Derivatives, Corporate Actions, Asset Pricing) An excellent understanding of all applicable investment vehicles Strong experience of processing controls/knowledge. Ability to deliver change. Provable experience of challenging historic working practises, suggesting process improvements. Proven experience of dealing with and influencing staff/peers and across teams. Collaborative and personalised approach to service commitment, delivery and continuousimprovement. Self-assured networking across Front Office, Investment Operations environments. Evidence of effective working relationships with stakeholders. A proven track record of being flexible, adaptable and able to multi-task in a fast paced andchangeable environment. Ability to understand issues, find creative and innovative solutions to problems. Experience of implementing projects. Ability to challenge debate and influence internally and externally. Robust communication skills both verbally and written, with an ability to successfully articulateissues clearly and logically. Strong analytical and written skills. Developed presentation skills.If you have similar valuation supervisor experience to that outlined above and are looking for a temporary opportunity within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • city of london, london
      • contract
      • competitive
      • randstad financial services
      Liaising with portfolio managers and other investment staff including dealers in relation to the regulatory framework including advising on UCITS and AIFMD requirements, including eligability, limits and concentration, conduct of business requirement and the application of compliance policiesProviding advisory support in relation to the coding framework for our EMEA domiciled fund rangesWorking on business projects providing timely advice on compliance matters. This includes support for new product initiatives including fund launches reviewing offering documentation, preparation of fund manager guidelines and approval of marketing collateral Overseeing and liaising with third-party service providers, including depositories, trustees, administrators and fund accountantsManaging relationships with trustees /depositories and auditors, responding in partnership with other teams to trustee information or audit requests.Coordinating compliance, regulator-driven or business-driven projects that involve cross line of business collaboration, including for example, regulatory change developmentsReviewing regulatory developments in areas of responsibility and involvement as the compliance stakeholderParticipation in key business-driven projects and initiatives providing timely advice on compliance mattersImplementation of regulatory change regarding fund regulation (such as AIFMD and UCITS)Reporting and communication on compliance matters to senior management, corporate and / or full boards and internal business stakeholdersWorking with ex-EMEA ex-UK based Compliance Officers to provide proactive qualitative compliance advice for all the EMEA domiciled fund rangesProvide compliance advice, representation and guidance to various committee and business areasRandstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      Liaising with portfolio managers and other investment staff including dealers in relation to the regulatory framework including advising on UCITS and AIFMD requirements, including eligability, limits and concentration, conduct of business requirement and the application of compliance policiesProviding advisory support in relation to the coding framework for our EMEA domiciled fund rangesWorking on business projects providing timely advice on compliance matters. This includes support for new product initiatives including fund launches reviewing offering documentation, preparation of fund manager guidelines and approval of marketing collateral Overseeing and liaising with third-party service providers, including depositories, trustees, administrators and fund accountantsManaging relationships with trustees /depositories and auditors, responding in partnership with other teams to trustee information or audit requests.Coordinating compliance, regulator-driven or business-driven projects that involve cross line of business collaboration, including for example, regulatory change developmentsReviewing regulatory developments in areas of responsibility and involvement as the compliance stakeholderParticipation in key business-driven projects and initiatives providing timely advice on compliance mattersImplementation of regulatory change regarding fund regulation (such as AIFMD and UCITS)Reporting and communication on compliance matters to senior management, corporate and / or full boards and internal business stakeholdersWorking with ex-EMEA ex-UK based Compliance Officers to provide proactive qualitative compliance advice for all the EMEA domiciled fund rangesProvide compliance advice, representation and guidance to various committee and business areasRandstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • city of london, london
      • work from home - contract
      • £550 - £600, per day, inside IR35
      • randstad financial services
      An exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to join our client, a leading financial institution. You will join as part of the Business Change team and will be responsible for supporting change delivery across the bank. The role will focus on working with key business stakeholders to capture business demand and requirements for change and support them through project delivery including UAT and business readiness. In addition, the role will work on business improvement initiatives. Main duties and responsibilities: Business demand and requirements:Supporting business stakeholders with scoping and business requirementsPlanning and facilitating project workshops Documenting business requirements/user storiesAssisting Project Leads in developing project and change plans;Supporting project delivery:Supporting key business areas with business readiness planningUpdating process documentationCo-ordinating UATSupporting project implementation and warrantySupporting business process improvement:Assisting in the development and review of business processes in the Bank;Providing custodianship of the operating model Knowledge and experience:Working knowledge of agile and waterfall delivery methodsFinancial Services experienceSome knowledge of ESG & Responsible InvestingBusiness process mappingBusiness process improvement (Lean/Six Sigma)Operating model development and maintenanceConfident working with dataAbility to manage demanding stakeholders Key competencies:Dynamic and self-motivatedWork solo and as part of a teamManage expectations and work to milestonesFacilitate effective and engaging workshopsEngage effectively with senior stakeholdersCommercially astuteAble to balance tactical and strategic priorities Qualifications:Agile (SCRUM/SaFE)LEANSix Sigma If you have similar experience as a Business Analyst to that outlined above, please forward your CV today. Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      An exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to join our client, a leading financial institution. You will join as part of the Business Change team and will be responsible for supporting change delivery across the bank. The role will focus on working with key business stakeholders to capture business demand and requirements for change and support them through project delivery including UAT and business readiness. In addition, the role will work on business improvement initiatives. Main duties and responsibilities: Business demand and requirements:Supporting business stakeholders with scoping and business requirementsPlanning and facilitating project workshops Documenting business requirements/user storiesAssisting Project Leads in developing project and change plans;Supporting project delivery:Supporting key business areas with business readiness planningUpdating process documentationCo-ordinating UATSupporting project implementation and warrantySupporting business process improvement:Assisting in the development and review of business processes in the Bank;Providing custodianship of the operating model Knowledge and experience:Working knowledge of agile and waterfall delivery methodsFinancial Services experienceSome knowledge of ESG & Responsible InvestingBusiness process mappingBusiness process improvement (Lean/Six Sigma)Operating model development and maintenanceConfident working with dataAbility to manage demanding stakeholders Key competencies:Dynamic and self-motivatedWork solo and as part of a teamManage expectations and work to milestonesFacilitate effective and engaging workshopsEngage effectively with senior stakeholdersCommercially astuteAble to balance tactical and strategic priorities Qualifications:Agile (SCRUM/SaFE)LEANSix Sigma If you have similar experience as a Business Analyst to that outlined above, please forward your CV today. Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • city of london, london
      • permanent
      • £60,000 - £70,000 per year
      • randstad financial services
       Work with the relevant division (overseen by the department's senior management and together withthe wider Compliance team and any branch or affiliate counterparts) to provide support, adviceand guidance on the UK compliance framework and the equivalent arrangements in branch oraffiliate business. Monitor the policies and procedures in place and guide the business to identify, assess and managecompliance risk and meet professional standards set by UK, local regulators and the FCA andother UK regulators as applicable Provide licencing advice for UK businesses as part of BAU business placement enquiries Balance UK controls and regulatory requirements (as applicable) with branch or affiliatearrangements Balance business opportunities and other commercial considerations, where appropriate, withcompliance risks to maximise corporate performance and minimise financial, regulatory orreputational loss Act as a 'trusted advisor' to the business, working together to find compliant commercial solutionsbut will also need on occasion to be a source of challenge to the department's senior management,and the senior management team of the relevant division (including, where appropriate in line withmatrix management arrangements). Provide input to reports and papers for the Executive, Auditand Risk Committees Provide focused specialist compliance advice to divisional staff taking into account business /consumer needs, external best practice, specific territorial requirements and UK and local regulatoryrequirements. Bring challenge to the senior management of the relevant division and makesupportive interventions aimed at managing compliance within the divisions Assist with the management and delivery of compliance work including scheduled and ad hocstrategic projects; including: Supporting the maintenance of an effective framework supported by risk-based policies andprocedures designed to deliver compliance with relevant regulatory requirements The development and implementation of appropriate international professional standards inresponse to new rules, guidance, regulatory standards and UK policy as this relates to UK international branch and affiliate business Provide compliance work stream support on business-led projects and M&A integration projects Carry out research and provide expert policy advice on a range of regulatory issues with a specialfocus on aligning UK regulatory standards with those needed in UK international branch oraffiliate firms. Maintain a highly visible and supportive role as a strong influencer and help internalstakeholders to understand conduct risk outcomes to anticipate, understand, prepare for andimplement regulatory and policy change. Be familiar with the business and current regulatory and compliance initiatives in a way that is likelyto meet the Financial Conduct Authority compliance requirements for a firm the size and complexityof the firm; as well as those requirements in place from local regulators.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
       Work with the relevant division (overseen by the department's senior management and together withthe wider Compliance team and any branch or affiliate counterparts) to provide support, adviceand guidance on the UK compliance framework and the equivalent arrangements in branch oraffiliate business. Monitor the policies and procedures in place and guide the business to identify, assess and managecompliance risk and meet professional standards set by UK, local regulators and the FCA andother UK regulators as applicable Provide licencing advice for UK businesses as part of BAU business placement enquiries Balance UK controls and regulatory requirements (as applicable) with branch or affiliatearrangements Balance business opportunities and other commercial considerations, where appropriate, withcompliance risks to maximise corporate performance and minimise financial, regulatory orreputational loss Act as a 'trusted advisor' to the business, working together to find compliant commercial solutionsbut will also need on occasion to be a source of challenge to the department's senior management,and the senior management team of the relevant division (including, where appropriate in line withmatrix management arrangements). Provide input to reports and papers for the Executive, Auditand Risk Committees Provide focused specialist compliance advice to divisional staff taking into account business /consumer needs, external best practice, specific territorial requirements and UK and local regulatoryrequirements. Bring challenge to the senior management of the relevant division and makesupportive interventions aimed at managing compliance within the divisions Assist with the management and delivery of compliance work including scheduled and ad hocstrategic projects; including: Supporting the maintenance of an effective framework supported by risk-based policies andprocedures designed to deliver compliance with relevant regulatory requirements The development and implementation of appropriate international professional standards inresponse to new rules, guidance, regulatory standards and UK policy as this relates to UK international branch and affiliate business Provide compliance work stream support on business-led projects and M&A integration projects Carry out research and provide expert policy advice on a range of regulatory issues with a specialfocus on aligning UK regulatory standards with those needed in UK international branch oraffiliate firms. Maintain a highly visible and supportive role as a strong influencer and help internalstakeholders to understand conduct risk outcomes to anticipate, understand, prepare for andimplement regulatory and policy change. Be familiar with the business and current regulatory and compliance initiatives in a way that is likelyto meet the Financial Conduct Authority compliance requirements for a firm the size and complexityof the firm; as well as those requirements in place from local regulators.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • london, london
      • permanent
      • competitive
      • randstad financial services
      Job Purpose:The Business Transformation Manager will lead efforts to understand and implement changes to the Private Bank across the EMEA region in order to adapt to new local and cross border regulations; support Transformational programs to derive better client experience & automated controls, and support business growth plans. This will require detailed analysis, working in conjunction with Front Office, Product, Control Functions and Operations & Technology teams, in order to assess the impact of the change and subsequently define and implement the appropriate solution into the business.Key to success in the role is the ability to blend successful program management discipline with a good understanding of the subject matter in order to help shape the outcome. The role will involve interfacing with key senior stakeholders and internal clients across the organization.Key Responsibilities:Define and lead the detailed analysis working with Front Office, Product, Control functions and Infrastructure teams in order to understand the changes necessary due to (a.) Local and Cross-Border regulatory changes; (b.) Regulatory Commitments; (c) Transformational programs to improve client experience and automated controls; and (d) Business transformational growth initiativesExecute multiple projects or programs (potentially a combination of tactical and strategic programs) by defining the necessary implementation plans and establishing the appropriate governance and managing them on an ongoing basisLead and manage Steering Committees identifying, managing and escalating issues, risks and dependencies as appropriate, while working with the various teams in order to define necessary solutions and mitigation plansDevelop and lead the robust change plans to include internal & external communication plan and training plansDevelop Business requirement documents as well as test scripts (as required)Ensure changes are transitioned to the relevant teams in a sustainable manner ensuring the necessary enhancements are made to the control frameworkAct as an internal consultant, working closely with relevant partners, in order to quickly understand issues and help lead the identification, definition and implementation of the solutionExperience/Skills:Credible front-to-back experience of leading and delivering initiatives in one or more of the following areas: complex regulatory initiatives (e.g., MIFID2 etc.) or large transformational programsExperience managing Digital & Data transformation programs working with internal and external technology providersExperience in Private Banking / Wealth Management in conjunction with Consultancy ExperienceKnowledge of Wealth Management, Private Banking & Investment Management processes such as profiling, advice, suitability etc. as well as discretionary Investment managementExperience in delivering client propositions and business initiativesGood product knowledge of one Private Banking productsStructured Project/Program execution skillsIn-depth experience of defining and leading significant change programs across the lifecycle, including analysis, systems implementation, process change and controls and communications and training Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      Job Purpose:The Business Transformation Manager will lead efforts to understand and implement changes to the Private Bank across the EMEA region in order to adapt to new local and cross border regulations; support Transformational programs to derive better client experience & automated controls, and support business growth plans. This will require detailed analysis, working in conjunction with Front Office, Product, Control Functions and Operations & Technology teams, in order to assess the impact of the change and subsequently define and implement the appropriate solution into the business.Key to success in the role is the ability to blend successful program management discipline with a good understanding of the subject matter in order to help shape the outcome. The role will involve interfacing with key senior stakeholders and internal clients across the organization.Key Responsibilities:Define and lead the detailed analysis working with Front Office, Product, Control functions and Infrastructure teams in order to understand the changes necessary due to (a.) Local and Cross-Border regulatory changes; (b.) Regulatory Commitments; (c) Transformational programs to improve client experience and automated controls; and (d) Business transformational growth initiativesExecute multiple projects or programs (potentially a combination of tactical and strategic programs) by defining the necessary implementation plans and establishing the appropriate governance and managing them on an ongoing basisLead and manage Steering Committees identifying, managing and escalating issues, risks and dependencies as appropriate, while working with the various teams in order to define necessary solutions and mitigation plansDevelop and lead the robust change plans to include internal & external communication plan and training plansDevelop Business requirement documents as well as test scripts (as required)Ensure changes are transitioned to the relevant teams in a sustainable manner ensuring the necessary enhancements are made to the control frameworkAct as an internal consultant, working closely with relevant partners, in order to quickly understand issues and help lead the identification, definition and implementation of the solutionExperience/Skills:Credible front-to-back experience of leading and delivering initiatives in one or more of the following areas: complex regulatory initiatives (e.g., MIFID2 etc.) or large transformational programsExperience managing Digital & Data transformation programs working with internal and external technology providersExperience in Private Banking / Wealth Management in conjunction with Consultancy ExperienceKnowledge of Wealth Management, Private Banking & Investment Management processes such as profiling, advice, suitability etc. as well as discretionary Investment managementExperience in delivering client propositions and business initiativesGood product knowledge of one Private Banking productsStructured Project/Program execution skillsIn-depth experience of defining and leading significant change programs across the lifecycle, including analysis, systems implementation, process change and controls and communications and training Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • london, london
      • permanent
      • competitive
      • randstad financial services
      Job purpose:Maintaining a robust Regulatory Reporting environment that ensures that regulatory submissions are carried out in accordance with completeness, accuracy and timeliness expectations is a key area of focus for the Private Bank.This role will be responsible for ensuring front to back compliance with regulatory reporting obligations across the EMEA region. The Business Lead for Regulatory Reporting will work cross functionally with stakeholders in Regulatory Reporting Operations, Technology, Product, Control Functions and other support teams across the Private Bank in order to establish a best practice model that ensures that Regulatory Reporting is carried out to meet quality and timeliness expectations.The role will involve problem solving, including leading diagnostics and root cause analysis, implementing changes to reporting as well as working with various teams to ensure data quality. The role will also have responsibility for managing resources that support Regulatory Reporting and a key objective will be to ensure that all employees involved in Regulatory Reporting across the organisation have the appropriate levels of training and support.The Regulatory Reporting organisation will also be responsible for monitoring, enhancing and developing any assisted or delegated reporting services provided to clients.Knowledge/Experience:Significant experience of Regulatory Reporting and implementing and running a best practice regulatory reporting operating modelGood working knowledge of one or more of the following regulations - MiFIR/EMIR/ Dodd Frank/FMIAExperience in Private Banking / Wealth Management or Asset Management business is an advantageGood knowledge and experience of implementing data quality frameworksAny experience of participating in the implementation of Regulatory Reporting related platforms (e.g. Bearing Point, Axiom) an advantageKnowledge of trade flows an advantageAbility to work well in a cooperative, high energy, matrix managed business Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      Job purpose:Maintaining a robust Regulatory Reporting environment that ensures that regulatory submissions are carried out in accordance with completeness, accuracy and timeliness expectations is a key area of focus for the Private Bank.This role will be responsible for ensuring front to back compliance with regulatory reporting obligations across the EMEA region. The Business Lead for Regulatory Reporting will work cross functionally with stakeholders in Regulatory Reporting Operations, Technology, Product, Control Functions and other support teams across the Private Bank in order to establish a best practice model that ensures that Regulatory Reporting is carried out to meet quality and timeliness expectations.The role will involve problem solving, including leading diagnostics and root cause analysis, implementing changes to reporting as well as working with various teams to ensure data quality. The role will also have responsibility for managing resources that support Regulatory Reporting and a key objective will be to ensure that all employees involved in Regulatory Reporting across the organisation have the appropriate levels of training and support.The Regulatory Reporting organisation will also be responsible for monitoring, enhancing and developing any assisted or delegated reporting services provided to clients.Knowledge/Experience:Significant experience of Regulatory Reporting and implementing and running a best practice regulatory reporting operating modelGood working knowledge of one or more of the following regulations - MiFIR/EMIR/ Dodd Frank/FMIAExperience in Private Banking / Wealth Management or Asset Management business is an advantageGood knowledge and experience of implementing data quality frameworksAny experience of participating in the implementation of Regulatory Reporting related platforms (e.g. Bearing Point, Axiom) an advantageKnowledge of trade flows an advantageAbility to work well in a cooperative, high energy, matrix managed business Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • london, london
      • permanent
      • £35,000 - £45,000 per year
      • randstad financial services
      The Financial Crimes Office for EMEA has established a Transformation team to help support the delivery of key financial Crime initiatives. The role will involve the creation and execution of action plans to implement these key initiatives, enhance efficiency as well as close issues, remediate gaps. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting Financial Crime team deliver key projects across EMEA. Essentially working with the Sanctions, AML or ABC teams to actively progress projects and deliverables to ultimately implement and embed the new initiatives for Financial Crime.You are responsible for:● Execute actions / tasks in order to implement improvements to financial crime procedures or processes and provide updates on progress.● Collaborating with various teams across Financial Crime working with action owners on the implementation of new controls / uplift in procedures or processes.● Support the delivery of Projects● Provide the necessary status updates and reporting consistent with agreed timelines● Proactively identify Risks or Issues and report them.SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEFunctional / Technical Competencies:Essential● Broad understanding of banking, financial crime risk in banking and a general understanding of the working practices with AML and /or Sanctions.● Manages priorities effectivelyPreferred:● AML or Sanctions process knowledge● Experience of interacting with stakeholders across multiple functional areas● Good practical understanding of risk, compliance and controlsRandstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      The Financial Crimes Office for EMEA has established a Transformation team to help support the delivery of key financial Crime initiatives. The role will involve the creation and execution of action plans to implement these key initiatives, enhance efficiency as well as close issues, remediate gaps. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting Financial Crime team deliver key projects across EMEA. Essentially working with the Sanctions, AML or ABC teams to actively progress projects and deliverables to ultimately implement and embed the new initiatives for Financial Crime.You are responsible for:● Execute actions / tasks in order to implement improvements to financial crime procedures or processes and provide updates on progress.● Collaborating with various teams across Financial Crime working with action owners on the implementation of new controls / uplift in procedures or processes.● Support the delivery of Projects● Provide the necessary status updates and reporting consistent with agreed timelines● Proactively identify Risks or Issues and report them.SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEFunctional / Technical Competencies:Essential● Broad understanding of banking, financial crime risk in banking and a general understanding of the working practices with AML and /or Sanctions.● Manages priorities effectivelyPreferred:● AML or Sanctions process knowledge● Experience of interacting with stakeholders across multiple functional areas● Good practical understanding of risk, compliance and controlsRandstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • city of london, london
      • contract
      • £550 - £650, per day, PAYE/Umbrella
      • randstad financial services
      Are you an experienced Business Analyst who is delivery focussed? Do you have experience working to deliver a Tax or Operations programme in a Custody environment?This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading Custodian as part of the second phase delivery of US Corporate actions on to the clients strategic architecture and a new system.Responsibilities include: End to end software development life cycle experience coveringGathering requirements, process modelling and data analysisWorking with the design teams to ensure that the requirements are understood and that the delivered design fulfils all of the requirements adequatelySupporting the technology teams through the build and unit test activities to ensure that all requirements are understoodWorking with business teams to elicit input and support the planning and execution of user acceptance testing Supporting the test team through pre-acceptance testing, system testing and system integration testingAssisting with operation readiness, data migration, user testing and roll-out as necessaryUnderstand business strategy and collaborate with business and technology to facilitate the development project scopeLead development of function and non-functional business requirementsResponsible for providing expertise, analysis and driving change for a variety of strategic transformational and operational initiativesLook across corporate strategic initiatives to understand how big picture initiatives link together in a holistic roadmapProvide oversight, direction and management to assigned Bas with appropriate span of controlReview requirements for quality and completeness and hold team accountable to senior business analyst execution standardsBackground Experience: Experience of having worked in a Global Custody and/or Asset Servicing environment is key Basic understanding tax operations management / entitlements processing including industry best practice Knowledge of Agile methodology including experience of extensive story writing / EPIC writingExperience of data analysis including data mapping MS Office skills around excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio requiredStrong communication skills, collaboration and stakeholder managementExperience of working in a large multiyear global transformation projectHaving done the BA role for 5 years or moreBA certifications is encouragedExperience of working with the BaNCs, IMActions and Xceptor systems strongly desiredStrong knowledge of tax operations management / entitlements processing including industry best practiceRandstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      Are you an experienced Business Analyst who is delivery focussed? Do you have experience working to deliver a Tax or Operations programme in a Custody environment?This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading Custodian as part of the second phase delivery of US Corporate actions on to the clients strategic architecture and a new system.Responsibilities include: End to end software development life cycle experience coveringGathering requirements, process modelling and data analysisWorking with the design teams to ensure that the requirements are understood and that the delivered design fulfils all of the requirements adequatelySupporting the technology teams through the build and unit test activities to ensure that all requirements are understoodWorking with business teams to elicit input and support the planning and execution of user acceptance testing Supporting the test team through pre-acceptance testing, system testing and system integration testingAssisting with operation readiness, data migration, user testing and roll-out as necessaryUnderstand business strategy and collaborate with business and technology to facilitate the development project scopeLead development of function and non-functional business requirementsResponsible for providing expertise, analysis and driving change for a variety of strategic transformational and operational initiativesLook across corporate strategic initiatives to understand how big picture initiatives link together in a holistic roadmapProvide oversight, direction and management to assigned Bas with appropriate span of controlReview requirements for quality and completeness and hold team accountable to senior business analyst execution standardsBackground Experience: Experience of having worked in a Global Custody and/or Asset Servicing environment is key Basic understanding tax operations management / entitlements processing including industry best practice Knowledge of Agile methodology including experience of extensive story writing / EPIC writingExperience of data analysis including data mapping MS Office skills around excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio requiredStrong communication skills, collaboration and stakeholder managementExperience of working in a large multiyear global transformation projectHaving done the BA role for 5 years or moreBA certifications is encouragedExperience of working with the BaNCs, IMActions and Xceptor systems strongly desiredStrong knowledge of tax operations management / entitlements processing including industry best practiceRandstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • city of london, london
      • temporary
      • £600 - £600, per year, PAYE
      • randstad financial services
      ResponsibilitiesResponsible for working with the business partner teams on the delivery of the Capital and other Regulatory Reporting projects, primarily associated with COREP, Statistical, Finrep and Anacredit.The role is to analyse our regulatory reporting requirements and;o Isolate the specific data required (by product and attributes)o Identify whether we already have them or they need to be obtainedo Liaise with upstream providers to obtain where necessaryo Map them to our in-house regulatory data warehouse and reporting software (Axiom)o Test the outputs and functionality, where applicable∙Apply a mix of accounting, data analysis, and project management skills to work as part of a team designing and implementing our new regulatory reporting platform. They will need to liaise across various areas of the bank (Finance, Middle Office, Operations and Treasury etc.)∙Analyse and document business and technical processes for data sourcing (both transactional and reference), data normalisation, and regulatory and internal management information reporting∙Work closely with key business subject matter experts, development and testing teams across the organization to produce business requirements associated with business, operational and technical changes∙Collaborate with testing support teams to ensure full understanding of change and full complement of testing is performed. Will also support business partners during User Acceptance Testing phases∙Responsible for maintaining Business Requirements Documents and Functional Specifications in-line with requirements from business SMEs and BAs∙Partnering with project managers to ensure that governance policy is adhered to across the portfolio in accordance with stated standards and processes∙Acting in an advisory capacity to software developers during build and test project phases∙Independent assessment of project / programme business cases and sign-off∙Ensure ongoing communication of project governance to all stakeholders Essential Role Competencies∙Extensive experience of mandatory regulatory implementations within a Tier 1 Investment Bank∙High level understanding of financial products and key asset classes such as Debt, Equity, Commodity etc.∙Strong control mentality. Fundamental accounting and reconciliation skills.∙Strong Data Analysis capabilities, with experience in writing BRDs, and reviewing Technical Specifications.∙Ability to analyse large volumes of data via strong MS Excel proficiency (pivots, data comparison etc.) with SQL desirable∙Strong verbal communication skills; applicable for managing up and down the technology chain, as well as working with business partners from multiple disciplines with differing priorities across multiple, global locations∙Strong written communication skills with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly and concisely∙ In depth knowledge delivering within both a Waterfall and Agile development environment Desirable∙Experience of Finance sub-ledger, general ledger and data warehouse reporting systems∙Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA, or CIMA (or equivalent qualification)∙Good working knowledge of AXIOM platform (both from an end user perspective as well as from a solution development perspective)∙Experience of working with challenging, dynamic and ambiguous organisational contextsRandstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      ResponsibilitiesResponsible for working with the business partner teams on the delivery of the Capital and other Regulatory Reporting projects, primarily associated with COREP, Statistical, Finrep and Anacredit.The role is to analyse our regulatory reporting requirements and;o Isolate the specific data required (by product and attributes)o Identify whether we already have them or they need to be obtainedo Liaise with upstream providers to obtain where necessaryo Map them to our in-house regulatory data warehouse and reporting software (Axiom)o Test the outputs and functionality, where applicable∙Apply a mix of accounting, data analysis, and project management skills to work as part of a team designing and implementing our new regulatory reporting platform. They will need to liaise across various areas of the bank (Finance, Middle Office, Operations and Treasury etc.)∙Analyse and document business and technical processes for data sourcing (both transactional and reference), data normalisation, and regulatory and internal management information reporting∙Work closely with key business subject matter experts, development and testing teams across the organization to produce business requirements associated with business, operational and technical changes∙Collaborate with testing support teams to ensure full understanding of change and full complement of testing is performed. Will also support business partners during User Acceptance Testing phases∙Responsible for maintaining Business Requirements Documents and Functional Specifications in-line with requirements from business SMEs and BAs∙Partnering with project managers to ensure that governance policy is adhered to across the portfolio in accordance with stated standards and processes∙Acting in an advisory capacity to software developers during build and test project phases∙Independent assessment of project / programme business cases and sign-off∙Ensure ongoing communication of project governance to all stakeholders Essential Role Competencies∙Extensive experience of mandatory regulatory implementations within a Tier 1 Investment Bank∙High level understanding of financial products and key asset classes such as Debt, Equity, Commodity etc.∙Strong control mentality. Fundamental accounting and reconciliation skills.∙Strong Data Analysis capabilities, with experience in writing BRDs, and reviewing Technical Specifications.∙Ability to analyse large volumes of data via strong MS Excel proficiency (pivots, data comparison etc.) with SQL desirable∙Strong verbal communication skills; applicable for managing up and down the technology chain, as well as working with business partners from multiple disciplines with differing priorities across multiple, global locations∙Strong written communication skills with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly and concisely∙ In depth knowledge delivering within both a Waterfall and Agile development environment Desirable∙Experience of Finance sub-ledger, general ledger and data warehouse reporting systems∙Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA, or CIMA (or equivalent qualification)∙Good working knowledge of AXIOM platform (both from an end user perspective as well as from a solution development perspective)∙Experience of working with challenging, dynamic and ambiguous organisational contextsRandstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • city of london, london
      • contract
      • £700 - £800 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Are you an experienced Project Manager who is delivery focused? Do you have experience working to deliver a Tax & Entitlements programme in a Custody environment?This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading Custodian as part of the second phase delivery of US Corporate actions on to the clients strategic architecture.Responsibilities include: Leads the creation of the change project plan and is responsible for the execution of the plan. Ensures delivery of high quality solutions against strategic plans. Proactively monitors progress, resolving issues and managing interdependencies between projects and other transformational programs, initiating corrective action as appropriate. In conjunction with IT and the relevant areas ensure appropriate scheduling of project deliverables to meet the supported business function's plans. Negotiates priorities as necessary and escalates issues appropriately by understanding the most effective path towards resolution. Collaborate and communicate with executive sponsors and senior management stakeholders and partner groups, in particular the supported business function to ensure that all change initiatives are efficiently integrated into the organization. Build credible, trusted advisor relationships with the key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. Delivers regular progress reports which present a concise, accurate status of the project, ensuring a consistent status is communicated up to the overall programme. Manages third party contributions and costs to the project including those of the supported business function. Delivery against approved project scope, budget, and scheduleCreating and managing the project plan/schedule based on agreed approach, scope and timetableManaging resource plans, assess when over/under capacity & work with Sub-Program Implementation Lead to plan and prioritize workloadsProducing Sub-Program level weekly status reports, Managing the RAIDD for all Sub-Program related items and Ensuring issues are identified and properly resolved Accountable for Project solution and deliverables, Manage Project interdependencies, understanding the business needs and keeping the team members focused Background Experience: Demonstrable success of delivering as a project manager on large, major complex, strategic change projects Financial industry knowledge experience Understanding of Entitlements and asset servicing highly desirable Experienced with change initiatives involving interface management, extensive employee communication and senior stakeholder management .Knowledge of the IMActions package and BaNCs system is a distinct advantage but not essential. Requires solid planning and communication skills (both written and oral) Excellent judgment and strong leadership skills are required. Remaining calm under pressure, having excellent negotiation and conflict management skills with sufficient gravitas and credibility to advise other project teams on the impact they will have on the project. Demonstrates strong focus on client service & delivery; taking a proactive and innovative approach.Experience of working on an Agile project an advantage but not essentialHaving done the PM role for at least 5 years or moreIf you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a new and exciting role to advance your career, please forward your CV today. Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      Are you an experienced Project Manager who is delivery focused? Do you have experience working to deliver a Tax & Entitlements programme in a Custody environment?This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading Custodian as part of the second phase delivery of US Corporate actions on to the clients strategic architecture.Responsibilities include: Leads the creation of the change project plan and is responsible for the execution of the plan. Ensures delivery of high quality solutions against strategic plans. Proactively monitors progress, resolving issues and managing interdependencies between projects and other transformational programs, initiating corrective action as appropriate. In conjunction with IT and the relevant areas ensure appropriate scheduling of project deliverables to meet the supported business function's plans. Negotiates priorities as necessary and escalates issues appropriately by understanding the most effective path towards resolution. Collaborate and communicate with executive sponsors and senior management stakeholders and partner groups, in particular the supported business function to ensure that all change initiatives are efficiently integrated into the organization. Build credible, trusted advisor relationships with the key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. Delivers regular progress reports which present a concise, accurate status of the project, ensuring a consistent status is communicated up to the overall programme. Manages third party contributions and costs to the project including those of the supported business function. Delivery against approved project scope, budget, and scheduleCreating and managing the project plan/schedule based on agreed approach, scope and timetableManaging resource plans, assess when over/under capacity & work with Sub-Program Implementation Lead to plan and prioritize workloadsProducing Sub-Program level weekly status reports, Managing the RAIDD for all Sub-Program related items and Ensuring issues are identified and properly resolved Accountable for Project solution and deliverables, Manage Project interdependencies, understanding the business needs and keeping the team members focused Background Experience: Demonstrable success of delivering as a project manager on large, major complex, strategic change projects Financial industry knowledge experience Understanding of Entitlements and asset servicing highly desirable Experienced with change initiatives involving interface management, extensive employee communication and senior stakeholder management .Knowledge of the IMActions package and BaNCs system is a distinct advantage but not essential. Requires solid planning and communication skills (both written and oral) Excellent judgment and strong leadership skills are required. Remaining calm under pressure, having excellent negotiation and conflict management skills with sufficient gravitas and credibility to advise other project teams on the impact they will have on the project. Demonstrates strong focus on client service & delivery; taking a proactive and innovative approach.Experience of working on an Agile project an advantage but not essentialHaving done the PM role for at least 5 years or moreIf you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a new and exciting role to advance your career, please forward your CV today. Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      • london, london
      • permanent
      • £65,000 - £75,000 per year
      • randstad financial services
      I have a fantastic opportunity with a prestigeous London Private Bank for a Business Analyst who also has Business Architect exposure and is looking to grow their architecture skills in a safe environment.If you would like to be more hands-on with the business and talking to internal teams about the future of the business and how to make that happen, then this is a fantastic opportunity with a great company. Purpose of the role:Support the evolution of a business change center of excellence by defining and continually improving business analysis ways of working and ensuring that these are applied on projects.To lead the team of Business Analysts within the Business Change team. Providing guidance and ensuring career development of each member of the BA Team.Contribute to the delivery of the business strategy through effectively performing the role of business analysis on multiple concurrent projects. Support the successful delivery and adoption of change which provides value to the business by ensuring that requirements are accurately elicited, analysed and understood at all levels of the business.The value you will add to our customers:Ability to solve problems creatively to ensure business solutions can be delivered successfully.Bring a can-do attitude and a willingness to support all colleagues.Deliver service that is reflective of the Business Change team providing a center of change excellenceProvide challenge to ensure that Change being delivered is aligned to the Vision and strategy of the Bank, as well as providing the most effective cost solutionsTake a proactive lead in guiding the business through the process of analysing the root cause of problems and scoping changes which effectively address these.Act as a 'bridge' between the business and IT, translating needs into requirements which can be effectively delivered whilst ensuring a shared understanding of requirements and the solutions which are being delivered.Role Responsibilities:Fulfill the role of Business Analyst on change projects, for which there are likely to be multiple concurrent projects at any one timeAct as a mentor and line manager to the business analysts within the Business Change Team.Support the members of the business analysis team with identifying areas of development and ensuring personal development plans are in place to address them.Undertake objective setting and performance management for the business analysts within the Business Change team.Develop the ways of working for business analysis within the department ensuring that there is a clear framework and templates covering the services provided by the team.Ensure the completion of key project documentation (requirements documents, process and customer journey maps) to a high degree of quality on all projects.Ensure the requirements engineering process is followed effectively ensuring that requirements are fully traceable to solution design, delivered solution components and test scope. Stakeholder management, ranging from Partner and Senior Management to all levels within the Business.Contribute to the definition of innovative, cost effective solutions in order to delivery valuable outcomes to the business.Produce business process maps produced to support the business in creating/updating their procedures, as well as to ensure new processes introduced are of optimal efficiency.Map the proposed customer journeys for changes to ensure that the full (external) customer impacts of change are considered.Undertake risk analysis on the solutions being developed for individual projects as well as the overall change portfolio. What you will bring to the role:Experience of working on the delivery of both business and IT change.Proven experience of leading business analysis workstreams on multiple complex/high impact projects.The ability to expertly apply a repertoire of business analysis tools and techniques on projects adapting the approach where required.Expert knowledge of requirements engineering frameworks with the ability to decompose requirements (both functional and non-functional) from high to low levels of granularity.Experience of performing the role of business analyst on both projects using both a Waterfall and Agile approach.Experience of analysing business benefits and supporting the build of business cases.Experience of line managing a team of business analysts including setting objectives, monitoring and managing performance, and supporting with career development.Proven ability to communicate with and influence senior stakeholders facilitating efficient decision making on projects.Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with teams across the bank and with other disciplines involved with the delivery of change.The adaptability to apply both convergent and divergent thinking to solve problems and improve ways of working.Experience and knowledge of the financial services industry. Necessary experience or qualifications:Educated to degree level with a minimum of three A-levels grade A to C (or equivalent).Hold a Business Analyst qualification.Experience of managing and developing individuals. You are not required to be in London 5 days per week and flexible arrangements can be made if you are further afield. However, you must be able to commute to London when required.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
      I have a fantastic opportunity with a prestigeous London Private Bank for a Business Analyst who also has Business Architect exposure and is looking to grow their architecture skills in a safe environment.If you would like to be more hands-on with the business and talking to internal teams about the future of the business and how to make that happen, then this is a fantastic opportunity with a great company. Purpose of the role:Support the evolution of a business change center of excellence by defining and continually improving business analysis ways of working and ensuring that these are applied on projects.To lead the team of Business Analysts within the Business Change team. Providing guidance and ensuring career development of each member of the BA Team.Contribute to the delivery of the business strategy through effectively performing the role of business analysis on multiple concurrent projects. Support the successful delivery and adoption of change which provides value to the business by ensuring that requirements are accurately elicited, analysed and understood at all levels of the business.The value you will add to our customers:Ability to solve problems creatively to ensure business solutions can be delivered successfully.Bring a can-do attitude and a willingness to support all colleagues.Deliver service that is reflective of the Business Change team providing a center of change excellenceProvide challenge to ensure that Change being delivered is aligned to the Vision and strategy of the Bank, as well as providing the most effective cost solutionsTake a proactive lead in guiding the business through the process of analysing the root cause of problems and scoping changes which effectively address these.Act as a 'bridge' between the business and IT, translating needs into requirements which can be effectively delivered whilst ensuring a shared understanding of requirements and the solutions which are being delivered.Role Responsibilities:Fulfill the role of Business Analyst on change projects, for which there are likely to be multiple concurrent projects at any one timeAct as a mentor and line manager to the business analysts within the Business Change Team.Support the members of the business analysis team with identifying areas of development and ensuring personal development plans are in place to address them.Undertake objective setting and performance management for the business analysts within the Business Change team.Develop the ways of working for business analysis within the department ensuring that there is a clear framework and templates covering the services provided by the team.Ensure the completion of key project documentation (requirements documents, process and customer journey maps) to a high degree of quality on all projects.Ensure the requirements engineering process is followed effectively ensuring that requirements are fully traceable to solution design, delivered solution components and test scope. Stakeholder management, ranging from Partner and Senior Management to all levels within the Business.Contribute to the definition of innovative, cost effective solutions in order to delivery valuable outcomes to the business.Produce business process maps produced to support the business in creating/updating their procedures, as well as to ensure new processes introduced are of optimal efficiency.Map the proposed customer journeys for changes to ensure that the full (external) customer impacts of change are considered.Undertake risk analysis on the solutions being developed for individual projects as well as the overall change portfolio. What you will bring to the role:Experience of working on the delivery of both business and IT change.Proven experience of leading business analysis workstreams on multiple complex/high impact projects.The ability to expertly apply a repertoire of business analysis tools and techniques on projects adapting the approach where required.Expert knowledge of requirements engineering frameworks with the ability to decompose requirements (both functional and non-functional) from high to low levels of granularity.Experience of performing the role of business analyst on both projects using both a Waterfall and Agile approach.Experience of analysing business benefits and supporting the build of business cases.Experience of line managing a team of business analysts including setting objectives, monitoring and managing performance, and supporting with career development.Proven ability to communicate with and influence senior stakeholders facilitating efficient decision making on projects.Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with teams across the bank and with other disciplines involved with the delivery of change.The adaptability to apply both convergent and divergent thinking to solve problems and improve ways of working.Experience and knowledge of the financial services industry. Necessary experience or qualifications:Educated to degree level with a minimum of three A-levels grade A to C (or equivalent).Hold a Business Analyst qualification.Experience of managing and developing individuals. You are not required to be in London 5 days per week and flexible arrangements can be made if you are further afield. However, you must be able to commute to London when required.Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
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