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      • city of london, london
      • contract
      • randstad financial services
      Randstad is currently recruiting for a Business Analyst on behalf of a prestigious private bank based in the City of London. This is a 12 month fixed term contract initially to be part of a telephony implementation programme and we are therefore looking for Business Analysts with experience working on a telecom or network implementation programme. Purpose of the role: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.Ensuring that solutions holistically cover the changes required across systems, people and processes.Ensuring that the requirements elicited can feasibly be implemented by delivery partners.Support the development of a change center of excellence by contributing to the creation of of enhanced standards for delivering business analysis. Role Responsibilities:Fulfil the role of Business Analyst on change projects, for which there are likely to be multiple concurrent projects at any one timeEnsure 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 delivering business analysis work streams on multiple complex/high impact projects.The ability to apply a repertoire of business analysis tools and techniques on projects adapting the approach where required.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.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 business 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.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
      Randstad is currently recruiting for a Business Analyst on behalf of a prestigious private bank based in the City of London. This is a 12 month fixed term contract initially to be part of a telephony implementation programme and we are therefore looking for Business Analysts with experience working on a telecom or network implementation programme. Purpose of the role: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.Ensuring that solutions holistically cover the changes required across systems, people and processes.Ensuring that the requirements elicited can feasibly be implemented by delivery partners.Support the development of a change center of excellence by contributing to the creation of of enhanced standards for delivering business analysis. Role Responsibilities:Fulfil the role of Business Analyst on change projects, for which there are likely to be multiple concurrent projects at any one timeEnsure 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 delivering business analysis work streams on multiple complex/high impact projects.The ability to apply a repertoire of business analysis tools and techniques on projects adapting the approach where required.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.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 business 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.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
      • temporary
      • £110 - £115 per day
      • randstad accountancy & finance
      Job Title: Admin Assistant Location: Bishopsgate, London EC4R 3BF (Remote working initially) Working hours: 9am - 5 pm (1hr Lunch break)Contract length: 12 months Responsibilities Under take basic administration and operational tasksScanning, copying, actioning payments plus basic client related admin.Onboarding clientsCovering Ad Hoc administration tasksFocusing on wealth management spaceDealing with client enquiriesSupporting associates with admin tasksInputting internal and external paymentsRecord keeping Requirements: Good basic computer and systems competency Organizational skillsAbility to clearly follow direction and adhere to prescribed process and policyGood attention to detail 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 Title: Admin Assistant Location: Bishopsgate, London EC4R 3BF (Remote working initially) Working hours: 9am - 5 pm (1hr Lunch break)Contract length: 12 months Responsibilities Under take basic administration and operational tasksScanning, copying, actioning payments plus basic client related admin.Onboarding clientsCovering Ad Hoc administration tasksFocusing on wealth management spaceDealing with client enquiriesSupporting associates with admin tasksInputting internal and external paymentsRecord keeping Requirements: Good basic computer and systems competency Organizational skillsAbility to clearly follow direction and adhere to prescribed process and policyGood attention to detail 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
      • £40,000 - £50,000 per year
      • randstad financial services
      THE ROLEResponsible for all aspects of post-placement reinsurance administration and recoveries for owned programmes.ABOUT THE COMPANYThe client is a leading insurance group at Lloyd's, the world's specialist insurance market. They help protect industries around the world from the risks they face. Their customers include major airlines, energy companies, shipping groups, global manufacturers and property groups.MAIN RESPONSIBILITIESManaging all post-purchase administration of owned fac and treaty reinsurance including:Recording EOCs on systems including entity/class allocations and managing outsourced workEffecting reinsurance recoveries for facultative and XL reinsurance and monitor debtProducing proportional treaty statements, risk bordereaux and claim bordereaux and monitor debtEffecting premium adjustmentsCollection of PCs, NCBsResponding to broker/reinsurer queriesContribute toProduction of reinsurance resumeReporting of cover erosionProduction of loss information for reinsurance purchasingMonitoring of reinsurer performanceProduction of management information from XL ProRegulatory reporting, SRS etcMaintenance of procedure manualsProject work including testing of XL Pro calculations 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
      THE ROLEResponsible for all aspects of post-placement reinsurance administration and recoveries for owned programmes.ABOUT THE COMPANYThe client is a leading insurance group at Lloyd's, the world's specialist insurance market. They help protect industries around the world from the risks they face. Their customers include major airlines, energy companies, shipping groups, global manufacturers and property groups.MAIN RESPONSIBILITIESManaging all post-purchase administration of owned fac and treaty reinsurance including:Recording EOCs on systems including entity/class allocations and managing outsourced workEffecting reinsurance recoveries for facultative and XL reinsurance and monitor debtProducing proportional treaty statements, risk bordereaux and claim bordereaux and monitor debtEffecting premium adjustmentsCollection of PCs, NCBsResponding to broker/reinsurer queriesContribute toProduction of reinsurance resumeReporting of cover erosionProduction of loss information for reinsurance purchasingMonitoring of reinsurer performanceProduction of management information from XL ProRegulatory reporting, SRS etcMaintenance of procedure manualsProject work including testing of XL Pro calculations 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
      • £700 - £790 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Job title: Project ManagerDuration: 7 monthsRate: £790 umbrella Scope:Leads the creation of the project plan and responsible for the execution of the plan. Ensures delivery of high quality solutions against strategic plans.Plans, schedules and oversees execution of the project. Proactively monitors progress, resolving issues and managing interdependencies between other work streams of the project including other transformational programmes that may be impacted, initiating corrective action as appropriate.In conjunction with IT and the relevant areas ensure appropriate scheduling of project deliverables to meet the plan. Negotiates priorities as necessary and escalates issues appropriately by understanding the most effective path towards resolution.Collaborate and communicate with third parties, executive sponsors and senior management stakeholders and partner groups in particular the supported business function to ensure that all initiatives are efficiently managed and delivered. Build credible, trusted advisor relationships with the key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and also third parties. Delivers regular progress reports which present a concise, accurate status of the project, ensuring a consistent status is communicated up to the overall programme. Required experience:10 + years experience of managing large and complex project implementation with multiple systems involved, including vendor managed systemsBackground in running regulatory tax projectsHas a detailed understanding and experience of business and technology life cycle. Excellent budget management skillsAbility to partner with vendors, 3rd parties, customers, colleagues and develop positive working relationships to create an open positive working environmentFinancial industry knowledge. Nice to have:Asset Servicing Custody business experienceKnowledge of Withholding and Financial Transaction Tax If you have the experience outlined above, please forward your CV today for an initial conversation.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 title: Project ManagerDuration: 7 monthsRate: £790 umbrella Scope:Leads the creation of the project plan and responsible for the execution of the plan. Ensures delivery of high quality solutions against strategic plans.Plans, schedules and oversees execution of the project. Proactively monitors progress, resolving issues and managing interdependencies between other work streams of the project including other transformational programmes that may be impacted, initiating corrective action as appropriate.In conjunction with IT and the relevant areas ensure appropriate scheduling of project deliverables to meet the plan. Negotiates priorities as necessary and escalates issues appropriately by understanding the most effective path towards resolution.Collaborate and communicate with third parties, executive sponsors and senior management stakeholders and partner groups in particular the supported business function to ensure that all initiatives are efficiently managed and delivered. Build credible, trusted advisor relationships with the key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and also third parties. Delivers regular progress reports which present a concise, accurate status of the project, ensuring a consistent status is communicated up to the overall programme. Required experience:10 + years experience of managing large and complex project implementation with multiple systems involved, including vendor managed systemsBackground in running regulatory tax projectsHas a detailed understanding and experience of business and technology life cycle. Excellent budget management skillsAbility to partner with vendors, 3rd parties, customers, colleagues and develop positive working relationships to create an open positive working environmentFinancial industry knowledge. Nice to have:Asset Servicing Custody business experienceKnowledge of Withholding and Financial Transaction Tax If you have the experience outlined above, please forward your CV today for an initial conversation.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
      • £500 - £600 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Role: Business Analyst Rate: £500-£600 per day (umbrella) Duration: 6 months Our client, a leading Investment Bank, is looking for a number of experienced Business Analysts to join the Finance department in London in a change capacity. The successful candidates will be working on a major initiative to develop the reporting capabilities for their new French Broker/Dealer entity.ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will be responsible for delivering specific reports, working with reporting end users and Business Finance teams in London and Paris, and the Technology team in London and Dublin The role will require business analysis, solution design, and testing of the output against the defined business requirementsThe role will involve collaboration with end users, Technology and the broader project team to define solutions and resolve challengesThis is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has demonstrable experience on large-scale Finance change delivery to work on a significant and high profile initiative, delivering a brand new end-to-end reporting solution RequirementsExperience of dealing with large and complex data sets, and performing data gap analysisUnderstanding of accounting system flows from front office trade capture through to sub-ledgers, into the General Ledger Knowledge of European regulations including COREP, FinRep etcUnderstanding of the requisite control processes over Finance data flowsExperience working on the full suite of Broker-Dealer asset classesWillingness and ability to be hands-on and proactive in gathering requirements, analysing issues, identifying solutions and testing successful deliveryStrong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly and conciselyExperience working with Axiom solutions If you have the experience listed above within finance regulatory change, please apply 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
      Role: Business Analyst Rate: £500-£600 per day (umbrella) Duration: 6 months Our client, a leading Investment Bank, is looking for a number of experienced Business Analysts to join the Finance department in London in a change capacity. The successful candidates will be working on a major initiative to develop the reporting capabilities for their new French Broker/Dealer entity.ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will be responsible for delivering specific reports, working with reporting end users and Business Finance teams in London and Paris, and the Technology team in London and Dublin The role will require business analysis, solution design, and testing of the output against the defined business requirementsThe role will involve collaboration with end users, Technology and the broader project team to define solutions and resolve challengesThis is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has demonstrable experience on large-scale Finance change delivery to work on a significant and high profile initiative, delivering a brand new end-to-end reporting solution RequirementsExperience of dealing with large and complex data sets, and performing data gap analysisUnderstanding of accounting system flows from front office trade capture through to sub-ledgers, into the General Ledger Knowledge of European regulations including COREP, FinRep etcUnderstanding of the requisite control processes over Finance data flowsExperience working on the full suite of Broker-Dealer asset classesWillingness and ability to be hands-on and proactive in gathering requirements, analysing issues, identifying solutions and testing successful deliveryStrong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly and conciselyExperience working with Axiom solutions If you have the experience listed above within finance regulatory change, please apply 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
      • £700 - £750 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Role: Regulatory Business AnalystDuration: 9 monthsRate: £700-£750 umbrella Job Purpose:The Regulatory Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with our client, a leading Investment Manager to help them adhere to the various regulatory obligations. Key Responsibilities:Build strong relationships with business stakeholders to ensure that the technology strategy is aligned with business goals and strategy.Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.Actively participate in the delivery life-cycle including Agile ceremonies and develop documentation such as system user guides and business processes & procedures.Work collaboratively with the other assigned BAs to deliver the required functionality. Experience:Exceptional knowledge of investment management business processes, workflows and experience of business process re-engineering.Ability to read and understand financial regulations from a variety of sources and summarise the likely impact of these regulations on an asset management company.In-depth experience of implementing recent high impact regulations in an Asset Management / Investment Management settingKnowledge of Cost and Charges reporting, under MIFID 2 MIFIR / MIFID 2, EMIR and/or ASIC reporting experienceGood knowledge of a top range OMS system, preferably Aladdin, including an understanding of the database supporting trade processing and how regulations are likely to impact that trade flow. Ability to interrogate databases with SQL highly desirable Working knowledge of FIX and XML messaging is useful. If you have experience working as a Senior Business Analyst in the Investment Management sector with a proven background in delivering regulatory change, please apply today for an initial conversation.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
      Role: Regulatory Business AnalystDuration: 9 monthsRate: £700-£750 umbrella Job Purpose:The Regulatory Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with our client, a leading Investment Manager to help them adhere to the various regulatory obligations. Key Responsibilities:Build strong relationships with business stakeholders to ensure that the technology strategy is aligned with business goals and strategy.Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.Actively participate in the delivery life-cycle including Agile ceremonies and develop documentation such as system user guides and business processes & procedures.Work collaboratively with the other assigned BAs to deliver the required functionality. Experience:Exceptional knowledge of investment management business processes, workflows and experience of business process re-engineering.Ability to read and understand financial regulations from a variety of sources and summarise the likely impact of these regulations on an asset management company.In-depth experience of implementing recent high impact regulations in an Asset Management / Investment Management settingKnowledge of Cost and Charges reporting, under MIFID 2 MIFIR / MIFID 2, EMIR and/or ASIC reporting experienceGood knowledge of a top range OMS system, preferably Aladdin, including an understanding of the database supporting trade processing and how regulations are likely to impact that trade flow. Ability to interrogate databases with SQL highly desirable Working knowledge of FIX and XML messaging is useful. If you have experience working as a Senior Business Analyst in the Investment Management sector with a proven background in delivering regulatory change, please apply today for an initial conversation.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
      • £700 - £760 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Role: Data Governance Senior Business Analyst (12 month contract)Duration: 1 monthsRate: £762.45 Umbrella Job PurposeThe Data Governance Senior Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with the Data Governance team to help deliver our client's data strategy, ownership taxonomy, records management inventory and regulatory requirements. Key Responsibilities Support the integration and implementation of the data strategy. Build strong relationships with business stakeholders, collaborate on requirements relationships and ensuring that the data governance strategy is aligned with business goals and strategyManage the classification change and oversight processes. This is to ensure security classifications are accurate and meet client / industry needsData Governance Projects - support the overall Data Strategy GroupActively participate in the delivery life-cycle including Agile ceremonies and develop documentation such as system user guides and business process & procedures.Represent the Data Governance team on strategic change programs by responding to project data related requirements and issues, supporting and /or challenging as appropriateSupport the maintenance of the Data Catalogue (Collibra) by ensuring all change is accurately reflected and recordedExcellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders Job Specific Competencies Hands-on experience in either Data Management, from within an Asset Management business, or Data Governance processes Hands-on experience of using Collibra and BlackRock Aladdin advantageous Appreciation of the sales and account management life cycle with in Investment Management If you have experience working as a Senior Business Analyst in the Investment Management sector with a proven background in delivering data projects, please apply today for an initial conversation. 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
      Role: Data Governance Senior Business Analyst (12 month contract)Duration: 1 monthsRate: £762.45 Umbrella Job PurposeThe Data Governance Senior Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with the Data Governance team to help deliver our client's data strategy, ownership taxonomy, records management inventory and regulatory requirements. Key Responsibilities Support the integration and implementation of the data strategy. Build strong relationships with business stakeholders, collaborate on requirements relationships and ensuring that the data governance strategy is aligned with business goals and strategyManage the classification change and oversight processes. This is to ensure security classifications are accurate and meet client / industry needsData Governance Projects - support the overall Data Strategy GroupActively participate in the delivery life-cycle including Agile ceremonies and develop documentation such as system user guides and business process & procedures.Represent the Data Governance team on strategic change programs by responding to project data related requirements and issues, supporting and /or challenging as appropriateSupport the maintenance of the Data Catalogue (Collibra) by ensuring all change is accurately reflected and recordedExcellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders Job Specific Competencies Hands-on experience in either Data Management, from within an Asset Management business, or Data Governance processes Hands-on experience of using Collibra and BlackRock Aladdin advantageous Appreciation of the sales and account management life cycle with in Investment Management If you have experience working as a Senior Business Analyst in the Investment Management sector with a proven background in delivering data projects, please apply today for an initial conversation. 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
      • randstad
      Are you a qualified accountant with extensive private debt audit/accounting exposure? This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global financial services group based in the City of London.You will be responsible for:* Managing a team that work with a renowned alternative investment firm across Evergreen and closed ended funds* Analysing transactions, reviewing monthly NAV packs and producing investor reporting* Reviewing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements as well as partner capital reporting* Monitoring capital call and distribution, management fee and waterfall calculations* Managing client issues and projects through to satisfactory resolution* Building effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders at all levels as well as involvement in strategic plans and objectivesThe ideal applicant must have:* An accountancy qualification gained in practice with fund audit exposure or with relevant experience gained in an investment firm* In depth knowledge of private debt/equity funds including the valuation for complex instruments* Strong leader with team management experience and excellent communication skills* Demonstrated track record of strong client management in the financial sector* Able to work well under pressure and providing solutions to complex problemsIf you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a permanent opportunity within a well respected FS group, 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 a qualified accountant with extensive private debt audit/accounting exposure? This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global financial services group based in the City of London.You will be responsible for:* Managing a team that work with a renowned alternative investment firm across Evergreen and closed ended funds* Analysing transactions, reviewing monthly NAV packs and producing investor reporting* Reviewing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements as well as partner capital reporting* Monitoring capital call and distribution, management fee and waterfall calculations* Managing client issues and projects through to satisfactory resolution* Building effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders at all levels as well as involvement in strategic plans and objectivesThe ideal applicant must have:* An accountancy qualification gained in practice with fund audit exposure or with relevant experience gained in an investment firm* In depth knowledge of private debt/equity funds including the valuation for complex instruments* Strong leader with team management experience and excellent communication skills* Demonstrated track record of strong client management in the financial sector* Able to work well under pressure and providing solutions to complex problemsIf you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a permanent opportunity within a well respected FS group, 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
      • randstad
      A Senior Internal Auditor is sought by this leading insurance and investment management group based in the City of London. This role will include: - Developing risk-based auditing plans from the identified risk priorities within the different group business units and among cross functional departments - Performing business risks and controls projects and documenting the processes and procedures - Working with senior management in developing the audit approach and testing strategy across all business areas - Completing audit test processes and producing documentation - Reporting the recommendations of audit findings to the senior audit team - Working on ad hoc projects including SOX activities - Providing assistance to the external auditors as and when required - Supporting other global audit teams and developing relationships across the business The successful Senior Internal Auditor will have the following skills and experience: - A recently qualified ACA/ACCA with insurance or investment management external audit client exposure or an experienced Internal Auditor - Self starter with the ability to work independently and take responsibility for their work - Excellent verbal and written communication skills This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Internal Auditor to gain knowledge of different UK business lines and functions as part of this global financial services group. If this sounds like you then please apply to this Internal Audit position 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
      A Senior Internal Auditor is sought by this leading insurance and investment management group based in the City of London. This role will include: - Developing risk-based auditing plans from the identified risk priorities within the different group business units and among cross functional departments - Performing business risks and controls projects and documenting the processes and procedures - Working with senior management in developing the audit approach and testing strategy across all business areas - Completing audit test processes and producing documentation - Reporting the recommendations of audit findings to the senior audit team - Working on ad hoc projects including SOX activities - Providing assistance to the external auditors as and when required - Supporting other global audit teams and developing relationships across the business The successful Senior Internal Auditor will have the following skills and experience: - A recently qualified ACA/ACCA with insurance or investment management external audit client exposure or an experienced Internal Auditor - Self starter with the ability to work independently and take responsibility for their work - Excellent verbal and written communication skills This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Internal Auditor to gain knowledge of different UK business lines and functions as part of this global financial services group. If this sounds like you then please apply to this Internal Audit position 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
      • £40,000 - £50,000 per year
      • randstad financial services
      Your impact as a Manager:Monitoring output of the framework including calibration with relevant partners;Liaison with and reporting to key stakeholders including supplier management, business continuity management, IT, Change Management and senior leadership/Risk Committee/Board to ensure consistency of approach and to maintain and enhance the Operational Resilience governance position;Maintaining and reviewing appropriate tolerances with senior leadership;Monitoring overall adherence to the tolerances set by the organisation for Operational Resilience and service delivery, taking appropriate action to rectify issues and to report on any significant departure from the set tolerances; About You:Your knowledge and expertise:Knowledge of FCA Operational Resilience regulations essential;Commercial understanding of business and the insurance market;Experience of a working in a risk and control environment;Working knowledge of broad FCA regulation relating to insurance broking, including successful application of that knowledge in the general insurance market;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
      Your impact as a Manager:Monitoring output of the framework including calibration with relevant partners;Liaison with and reporting to key stakeholders including supplier management, business continuity management, IT, Change Management and senior leadership/Risk Committee/Board to ensure consistency of approach and to maintain and enhance the Operational Resilience governance position;Maintaining and reviewing appropriate tolerances with senior leadership;Monitoring overall adherence to the tolerances set by the organisation for Operational Resilience and service delivery, taking appropriate action to rectify issues and to report on any significant departure from the set tolerances; About You:Your knowledge and expertise:Knowledge of FCA Operational Resilience regulations essential;Commercial understanding of business and the insurance market;Experience of a working in a risk and control environment;Working knowledge of broad FCA regulation relating to insurance broking, including successful application of that knowledge in the general insurance market;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
      • £50,000 - £65,000 per year
      • randstad financial services
      This position requires an experienced investment compliance professional, in an individual contributor role, to carry out both daily operational and client facing deliverables as well as internal projects relating to migration and onboarding of funds/clients, and ongoing platform level improvements and build out of the department & services and capabilities. Role Responsibilities: Monitor and review daily compliance testing results and pre and post trade report output and related deliverables to clients, across assigned fundsPerform ad hoc hypothetical/pre-trade testing for assigned funds upon client request.Participate and actively facilitate internal projects assigned by supervisor and senior management related to the continued build out of the Compliance team's services/capabilities.Create, document and communicate business and functional requirement documents (BRDs, FRDs) specific to investment guideline mechanics to in-house technology teams.Participate in performing quality control and regression testing prior to compliance system functionality upgrades and enhancements. Position Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or a related fieldA minimum of 2 years of experience in the finance sector with experience in investment guideline monitoring (ie 1940Act, ERISA, etc) across different asset classes. Any experience in CLO compliance tests are a plus.Experience with using and coding rules in compliance systems (ie Charles River, Allvue, Eze, CDO Suite, etc) is a preferredRandstad 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
      This position requires an experienced investment compliance professional, in an individual contributor role, to carry out both daily operational and client facing deliverables as well as internal projects relating to migration and onboarding of funds/clients, and ongoing platform level improvements and build out of the department & services and capabilities. Role Responsibilities: Monitor and review daily compliance testing results and pre and post trade report output and related deliverables to clients, across assigned fundsPerform ad hoc hypothetical/pre-trade testing for assigned funds upon client request.Participate and actively facilitate internal projects assigned by supervisor and senior management related to the continued build out of the Compliance team's services/capabilities.Create, document and communicate business and functional requirement documents (BRDs, FRDs) specific to investment guideline mechanics to in-house technology teams.Participate in performing quality control and regression testing prior to compliance system functionality upgrades and enhancements. Position Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or a related fieldA minimum of 2 years of experience in the finance sector with experience in investment guideline monitoring (ie 1940Act, ERISA, etc) across different asset classes. Any experience in CLO compliance tests are a plus.Experience with using and coding rules in compliance systems (ie Charles River, Allvue, Eze, CDO Suite, etc) is a preferredRandstad 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
      • £900 - £1,000 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Role: Project Manager - Audit Services Duration: 6 Month Contract Rate: £1000 per day (via umbrella) RoleThe Project Manager role will oversee the implementation of Audit Services' delivery of key initiatives, projects, and reporting. The successful individual will provide thought leadership on effective change management and strategy, drive delivery of key strategic projects, and have extensive experience developing compelling reporting for varying audiences and levels of expertise. This 6 month contract role will work closely with the CAE who is based in the UK. ResponsibilitiesLead, coordinate or participate in design of strategic projects, and development of implementation plans and project timelines; Projects may include: solution implementations, business process improvements, documentation, and/or training development and deliveryEstablish strong working relationships and open communications with key stakeholders at all levels; ensure stakeholders are appropriately informed of project activities Identify and assess project and program risks. Work with stakeholders to mitigate the risks and develop appropriate contingency plans. Identify and timely escalate project issues affecting deliverables, timelines, targets, etc.Perform business analysis to identify and conceive solutions and draft requirementsAdvise leadership and project teams of cross-functional considerations, workflow integration and coordination, and best practicesIdentify and recommend improvement opportunitiesPrepare and deliver compelling, accurate, and appropriate reports and presentations Required Skills and KnowledgeTen year plus experience in leading projects and preparing executive-level reportingKnowledge of financial services industryAdvanced knowledge of program and project management and change managementExperience in project and expense budget preparation Aptitude for data analysis and presentation Please apply today for an initial conversation.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
      Role: Project Manager - Audit Services Duration: 6 Month Contract Rate: £1000 per day (via umbrella) RoleThe Project Manager role will oversee the implementation of Audit Services' delivery of key initiatives, projects, and reporting. The successful individual will provide thought leadership on effective change management and strategy, drive delivery of key strategic projects, and have extensive experience developing compelling reporting for varying audiences and levels of expertise. This 6 month contract role will work closely with the CAE who is based in the UK. ResponsibilitiesLead, coordinate or participate in design of strategic projects, and development of implementation plans and project timelines; Projects may include: solution implementations, business process improvements, documentation, and/or training development and deliveryEstablish strong working relationships and open communications with key stakeholders at all levels; ensure stakeholders are appropriately informed of project activities Identify and assess project and program risks. Work with stakeholders to mitigate the risks and develop appropriate contingency plans. Identify and timely escalate project issues affecting deliverables, timelines, targets, etc.Perform business analysis to identify and conceive solutions and draft requirementsAdvise leadership and project teams of cross-functional considerations, workflow integration and coordination, and best practicesIdentify and recommend improvement opportunitiesPrepare and deliver compelling, accurate, and appropriate reports and presentations Required Skills and KnowledgeTen year plus experience in leading projects and preparing executive-level reportingKnowledge of financial services industryAdvanced knowledge of program and project management and change managementExperience in project and expense budget preparation Aptitude for data analysis and presentation Please apply today for an initial conversation.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
      • £40,000 - £60,000 per year
      • randstad financial services
      ReconciliationsReview & Investigate into Trade/Position, Cash breaks and take action to resolve themWork with clients, trading advisors, counterparties & brokers on issues relating to the position and cash breakInteracting with clients and counterparties related to resolution of day to day cash reconciliation issuesHandling daily, weekly, monthly Cash reconciliations for the OTC tradesMatching of Trade Economics between Client Data and Prime Brokers/Counterparty statements.Trade SettlementChasing counterparties for confirming all payments, instructions and date. Identifying cause of discrepancies and resolving them.Preparing wires for payment of confirmed settlements with approval by management within the stipulated currency cut-offHandling settlements of various OTC products such as CDS and IRS, both vanilla and exotic.Matching of Trade Economics between Client Data and Prime Brokers/Counterparty using MarkitTradeManager [MTM]Chasing for confirmations of trade economics /existence of deals by email/Phone.Collateral ManagementManaging Collateral process for OTC (Bilateral), Repo and Cleared Products. Managing Incoming/Outgoing margin calls and dispute resolution through AcadiaSoft and Non-AcadiaSoft processReconciliation of client's portfolio with counterparties and resolve any discrepanciesPreparing and reviewing wires for Collateral payments and pre-advice collateral receipts with approval by the Investment Manager within the stipulated currency cut-offHandling Daily, Weekly, Monthly Cash reconciliationsInteracting with clients and counterparties related to resolution of day to day cash reconciliation issues Preparing and reviewing month-end Collateral reconciliation of balance and interest amounts with counterpartiesSettling Collateral Interest amounts with counterparties counterparty and preparing wires for payments and pre-adviceTrade lifecycle event processingMonitor STP trade loads into the order management system and investigate and resolve failed loads.Process lifecycle events & market events like corp. actions, dividends etc. 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
      ReconciliationsReview & Investigate into Trade/Position, Cash breaks and take action to resolve themWork with clients, trading advisors, counterparties & brokers on issues relating to the position and cash breakInteracting with clients and counterparties related to resolution of day to day cash reconciliation issuesHandling daily, weekly, monthly Cash reconciliations for the OTC tradesMatching of Trade Economics between Client Data and Prime Brokers/Counterparty statements.Trade SettlementChasing counterparties for confirming all payments, instructions and date. Identifying cause of discrepancies and resolving them.Preparing wires for payment of confirmed settlements with approval by management within the stipulated currency cut-offHandling settlements of various OTC products such as CDS and IRS, both vanilla and exotic.Matching of Trade Economics between Client Data and Prime Brokers/Counterparty using MarkitTradeManager [MTM]Chasing for confirmations of trade economics /existence of deals by email/Phone.Collateral ManagementManaging Collateral process for OTC (Bilateral), Repo and Cleared Products. Managing Incoming/Outgoing margin calls and dispute resolution through AcadiaSoft and Non-AcadiaSoft processReconciliation of client's portfolio with counterparties and resolve any discrepanciesPreparing and reviewing wires for Collateral payments and pre-advice collateral receipts with approval by the Investment Manager within the stipulated currency cut-offHandling Daily, Weekly, Monthly Cash reconciliationsInteracting with clients and counterparties related to resolution of day to day cash reconciliation issues Preparing and reviewing month-end Collateral reconciliation of balance and interest amounts with counterpartiesSettling Collateral Interest amounts with counterparties counterparty and preparing wires for payments and pre-adviceTrade lifecycle event processingMonitor STP trade loads into the order management system and investigate and resolve failed loads.Process lifecycle events & market events like corp. actions, dividends etc. 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
      Knowledge / Experience:Essential requirements: Good working knowledge of the applicable requirements of the UK and EU financial services regime, including the FCA Handbook and key regulations e.g. MiFID II and SMCR etc. Some experience in a compliance or operational risk role within Financial Services. A bachelor's degree or a period of work experience demonstrating equivalent ability. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Previous experience analysing regulations and assessing their impact on the business. Demonstrable evidence of motivating and engaging a team and ensuring alignment to business goals and high delivery of team performance. Able to build relationships and communicate effectively and efficiently to internal and external stakeholders. Able to work well with diverse groups and personalities. Experience of Wholesale Financial Markets.Preferred requirements: Experience of inter-dealer broking. Strong knowledge of specific execution methodologies e.g. Name Give Up, Matched Principal, Exchange Give Up. Experience with OTF and MTF trading venues compliance and or operation. Understanding of risk-based approaches and assessments as well as control design and implementation in Risk and Compliance.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
      Knowledge / Experience:Essential requirements: Good working knowledge of the applicable requirements of the UK and EU financial services regime, including the FCA Handbook and key regulations e.g. MiFID II and SMCR etc. Some experience in a compliance or operational risk role within Financial Services. A bachelor's degree or a period of work experience demonstrating equivalent ability. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Previous experience analysing regulations and assessing their impact on the business. Demonstrable evidence of motivating and engaging a team and ensuring alignment to business goals and high delivery of team performance. Able to build relationships and communicate effectively and efficiently to internal and external stakeholders. Able to work well with diverse groups and personalities. Experience of Wholesale Financial Markets.Preferred requirements: Experience of inter-dealer broking. Strong knowledge of specific execution methodologies e.g. Name Give Up, Matched Principal, Exchange Give Up. Experience with OTF and MTF trading venues compliance and or operation. Understanding of risk-based approaches and assessments as well as control design and implementation in Risk and Compliance.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
      • £300 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Job Description: * Dealing with matters pertaining to exchange registrations and the maintenance of employee data from a MiFiD II order record keeping perspective.* Maintaining exchange access for joiners, transfers and leavers with both trading venues & CCP's for sales and trading as well as operational staff. Maintaining short codes and personal identifiable information with exchange venues, MTF's, OTF's & voice brokers* Acting as the SME on exchange connectivity from a registrations perspective acting in an advisory capacity for the business and other key stakeholders* Assisting in the performance of routine exchange examinations and the completion of due diligence questionnaires from exchanges and CCP's* Assisting with business transformation projects driven by regulatory change i.e. building new workflows, enhancing internal systems, developing and maintaining procedures and processes* Conducting compliance monitoring and testing activities as well as performing QA/QC routines internally. Producing metrics and KPI's to be used in management information* Performing the registration / certification process for in scope employees as per the requirements of the UK, French & Irish regulatory regimes* An understanding of how to register / de-register individuals on exchanges used in the FICC and Equities space. A general understanding of the products covered by each desk and how connectivity works from a technology perspectiveRandstad 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 Description: * Dealing with matters pertaining to exchange registrations and the maintenance of employee data from a MiFiD II order record keeping perspective.* Maintaining exchange access for joiners, transfers and leavers with both trading venues & CCP's for sales and trading as well as operational staff. Maintaining short codes and personal identifiable information with exchange venues, MTF's, OTF's & voice brokers* Acting as the SME on exchange connectivity from a registrations perspective acting in an advisory capacity for the business and other key stakeholders* Assisting in the performance of routine exchange examinations and the completion of due diligence questionnaires from exchanges and CCP's* Assisting with business transformation projects driven by regulatory change i.e. building new workflows, enhancing internal systems, developing and maintaining procedures and processes* Conducting compliance monitoring and testing activities as well as performing QA/QC routines internally. Producing metrics and KPI's to be used in management information* Performing the registration / certification process for in scope employees as per the requirements of the UK, French & Irish regulatory regimes* An understanding of how to register / de-register individuals on exchanges used in the FICC and Equities space. A general understanding of the products covered by each desk and how connectivity works from a technology perspectiveRandstad 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
      • £70,000 - £80,000 per year
      • randstad financial services
      Job duties: Day to day regulatory advice and guidance to the Energy & Commodities business on rules and internal policies, including supporting the business with new products and services Managing the day to day relationships with the relevant exchanges, managing queries and requests Conducting desk reviews and thematic reviews of key compliance risks Providing training to the business on relevant regulatory rules and requirements Knowledge & Understanding* Experience of energy and commodity markets compliance essential* Solid understanding of relevant regulatory requirements applicable to energy and commodities markets, including UK, EU and US regulatory frameworks.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 duties: Day to day regulatory advice and guidance to the Energy & Commodities business on rules and internal policies, including supporting the business with new products and services Managing the day to day relationships with the relevant exchanges, managing queries and requests Conducting desk reviews and thematic reviews of key compliance risks Providing training to the business on relevant regulatory rules and requirements Knowledge & Understanding* Experience of energy and commodity markets compliance essential* Solid understanding of relevant regulatory requirements applicable to energy and commodities markets, including UK, EU and US regulatory frameworks.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
      • randstad
      Are you an accounting professional with strong data management skills and are keen to move to a global investment management firm. My client is looking for a confident and credible individual to join their finance team, based in the City of London. Key responsibilities of this role include: - Maintain various Oracle Financial/Fusion modules and other finance systems including Accounts Payable and General Ledger - Setting up cost centres and entities and producing monthly KPI's for senior management - Ensuring SharePoint is updated on a regular basis - Updating the intranet with cost centre information - Administering accounts and maintaining payment systems The ideal applicant will have: - Experience in a transactional finance role such as purchase ledger/billing etc or in another static data role - A positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure and manage tight client deadlines - Strong communication and relationship building skills with solid attention to detail If you have relevant experience, fit the above criteria and are looking for an exciting, rewarding and challenging role, at a well respected asset management group, please apply today by sending an updated copy of your CV.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 accounting professional with strong data management skills and are keen to move to a global investment management firm. My client is looking for a confident and credible individual to join their finance team, based in the City of London. Key responsibilities of this role include: - Maintain various Oracle Financial/Fusion modules and other finance systems including Accounts Payable and General Ledger - Setting up cost centres and entities and producing monthly KPI's for senior management - Ensuring SharePoint is updated on a regular basis - Updating the intranet with cost centre information - Administering accounts and maintaining payment systems The ideal applicant will have: - Experience in a transactional finance role such as purchase ledger/billing etc or in another static data role - A positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure and manage tight client deadlines - Strong communication and relationship building skills with solid attention to detail If you have relevant experience, fit the above criteria and are looking for an exciting, rewarding and challenging role, at a well respected asset management group, please apply today by sending an updated copy of your CV.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
      • £700 - £750 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Role: Investment Risk Business Analyst Duration: 12 months Rate: £866.96 per day umbrella Job Purpose:The Investment Risk Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with the Investment Risk business and technical teams to focus on BAU around the operation and maintenance of the Risk Framework. Key Responsibilities:To assist the Investment Risk Team with the ongoing development of Newton's Investment Risk FrameworkTo provide business analysis and assist with technical solutions in the prioritisation, integration, and organisation of investment risk data into the framework from Newton's data sources to create effective controls and triggers to identify areas of concernTo assist with the design and implementation of management information from the investment risk frameworkTo provide analysis and project management support in the design and delivery of a roadmap to effectively and further utilise the existing framework to identify, measure, analyse, and escalate investment risk issues to the Investment Risk team and other stakeholdersTo assist with the configuration tools in the risk framework to ensure that triggers and limits are proposed, set, grouped, and weighted appropriately and in line with Newton's investment risk appetiteTo assist with the documentation of Investment Risk Framework policies, procedures, and processesTo assist with the integration of NIMNA portfolios into Newton's Investment Risk frameworkTo liaise with Newton's Investment Risk technical product team to help prioritise, incorporate, and manage risk framework considerations into the Sprint cycle ExperienceIn depth knowledge of different types of risk modelsA good understanding of the risk vendors e.g. Aladdin, Barra, Axioma, RiskMetrics etc.Exceptional knowledge of business processes, workflows and experience of business process re-engineering for Investment RiskKnowledge of the relationships between different risk metricsHands on experience of implementation of a new risk model within an asset management businessA good understanding of the asset management businessAttention to detail and the ability to analyse large risk data set in multiple formatsA good understanding of data sourcing, data management and governanceHands on experience of databases, the ability to navigate data structures via SQL queriesHands on project delivery experience If you have similar experience working as an Investment Risk Business Analyst within Asset Management, 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
      Role: Investment Risk Business Analyst Duration: 12 months Rate: £866.96 per day umbrella Job Purpose:The Investment Risk Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to work with the Investment Risk business and technical teams to focus on BAU around the operation and maintenance of the Risk Framework. Key Responsibilities:To assist the Investment Risk Team with the ongoing development of Newton's Investment Risk FrameworkTo provide business analysis and assist with technical solutions in the prioritisation, integration, and organisation of investment risk data into the framework from Newton's data sources to create effective controls and triggers to identify areas of concernTo assist with the design and implementation of management information from the investment risk frameworkTo provide analysis and project management support in the design and delivery of a roadmap to effectively and further utilise the existing framework to identify, measure, analyse, and escalate investment risk issues to the Investment Risk team and other stakeholdersTo assist with the configuration tools in the risk framework to ensure that triggers and limits are proposed, set, grouped, and weighted appropriately and in line with Newton's investment risk appetiteTo assist with the documentation of Investment Risk Framework policies, procedures, and processesTo assist with the integration of NIMNA portfolios into Newton's Investment Risk frameworkTo liaise with Newton's Investment Risk technical product team to help prioritise, incorporate, and manage risk framework considerations into the Sprint cycle ExperienceIn depth knowledge of different types of risk modelsA good understanding of the risk vendors e.g. Aladdin, Barra, Axioma, RiskMetrics etc.Exceptional knowledge of business processes, workflows and experience of business process re-engineering for Investment RiskKnowledge of the relationships between different risk metricsHands on experience of implementation of a new risk model within an asset management businessA good understanding of the asset management businessAttention to detail and the ability to analyse large risk data set in multiple formatsA good understanding of data sourcing, data management and governanceHands on experience of databases, the ability to navigate data structures via SQL queriesHands on project delivery experience If you have similar experience working as an Investment Risk Business Analyst within Asset Management, 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
      • £900 - £1,000 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Job title: Senior Business Analyst Duration: 10 months Rate: £1000 per day (via Umbrella) Project Overview: Implementation of Strategic Foreign Currency Trade Reporting for CFTC and EMIR jurisdictions Experience:Individual with a strong Regulatory background, specifically for CFTC and EMIR within the FX spaceAbility to lead, plan and contribute to complex testing phasesKnowledge of working in Agile and Scrum teams Role:Business, technology and financial feasibility assessment of product/project opportunitiesDocumentation of business requirements using a range of elicitation techniquesEnsure all BRDs are well documented/detailed and responded/approved in a timely manner.Work with SMEs and IT to ensure successful handover of requirementsExperience in test planning and execution, defining UAT test strategy, scenarios and frameworkTraceability of requirements from scope / requirements through to testing and implementationSelf-managing tasks, effort, issues and risks throughout the project. Tasks & responsibilities:Facilitate workshops such as JAD, RAD, and DRP sessionsManagement of Sponsor and Stakeholder relationships and expectationsCommunicate status weekly (and ad hoc) to stakeholdersStrong relationship management and collaboration with senior business and technology stakeholdersStrong vendor management to ensure successful deliverables at all stages of projectScope definition including current state operating modelDevelop a strong and deep understanding of the business units supportedTarget state operating model definition following market standardsImplementation through operational readiness and migration activitiesProactively identify process improvement enhancements to gain efficienciesLook at new skills and techniques that could be used within the team to improve business analysisKnowledge share project information or domain expertise across business analysis partners globally Please apply today for an initial conversation regarding your suitability.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 title: Senior Business Analyst Duration: 10 months Rate: £1000 per day (via Umbrella) Project Overview: Implementation of Strategic Foreign Currency Trade Reporting for CFTC and EMIR jurisdictions Experience:Individual with a strong Regulatory background, specifically for CFTC and EMIR within the FX spaceAbility to lead, plan and contribute to complex testing phasesKnowledge of working in Agile and Scrum teams Role:Business, technology and financial feasibility assessment of product/project opportunitiesDocumentation of business requirements using a range of elicitation techniquesEnsure all BRDs are well documented/detailed and responded/approved in a timely manner.Work with SMEs and IT to ensure successful handover of requirementsExperience in test planning and execution, defining UAT test strategy, scenarios and frameworkTraceability of requirements from scope / requirements through to testing and implementationSelf-managing tasks, effort, issues and risks throughout the project. Tasks & responsibilities:Facilitate workshops such as JAD, RAD, and DRP sessionsManagement of Sponsor and Stakeholder relationships and expectationsCommunicate status weekly (and ad hoc) to stakeholdersStrong relationship management and collaboration with senior business and technology stakeholdersStrong vendor management to ensure successful deliverables at all stages of projectScope definition including current state operating modelDevelop a strong and deep understanding of the business units supportedTarget state operating model definition following market standardsImplementation through operational readiness and migration activitiesProactively identify process improvement enhancements to gain efficienciesLook at new skills and techniques that could be used within the team to improve business analysisKnowledge share project information or domain expertise across business analysis partners globally Please apply today for an initial conversation regarding your suitability.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
      • £900 - £950 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Role: Senior Business Analyst - CBOR Duration: 8 months Rate: £950 umbrella Project Overview: The Cash Operating Model Programme comprises a number of pieces of work, including enhancing the Cash Book of Record (CBOR). We are seeking a senior level business analyst on the CBOR team to work collaboratively to define and deliver efficiency and quality improvements. Tasks & Responsibilities:Work collaboratively with operations teams and client service teams, the Scrum team, project team and business owners of the Banking Service. Ensure the correct level of upfront analysis is completed to inform the design of both the Operating and Application Development Models, writing EPICs, taking the lead in writing Stories/Features and maintaining good ADO discipline.Product Strategy - Carry out analysis as directed by the Product Manager required to inform strategic direction of the Product in question. This early analysis should consider market trends, internal needs and client demands.Product Design - During the design phase react to the emerging needs for further analysis and metrics to continue to support informed decision making as the Product moves through its design lifecycle; ensuring the both Operating Model and App Development designs are aligned.Product Delivery - As the Product moves through the process into delivery ensure that close contact is maintained and the appropriate support is given to the Product Manager, Solutions Architects, Testers and Developers to ensure that eventual Product outcome meets the desired success criteria. Will have a key role during both the Operating Mode and App development delivery phase - acting as an SME and key stakeholder in supporting the testing teams: in terms of understanding the impacts of fixes and changes. Experience required:8+ years experience working as a business analyst working on large scale, complex change initiatives within Banking / Financial ServicesStrong business analysis skills, functioning in a Scaled Agile environmentGood experience producing process flow diagramsAble to select and produce appropriate diagrammatic representation of systems / functionsKnowledge of Cash & Banking functions, e.g. Payments, interest, reconciliation, credit, reporting, account set-upCash message matching and lifecycle experienceSolid understanding of and ability to document Business Operating Models If you have experience working as a Business Analyst with knowledge of payments in the cash and banking space with a focus on CBOR, 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
      Role: Senior Business Analyst - CBOR Duration: 8 months Rate: £950 umbrella Project Overview: The Cash Operating Model Programme comprises a number of pieces of work, including enhancing the Cash Book of Record (CBOR). We are seeking a senior level business analyst on the CBOR team to work collaboratively to define and deliver efficiency and quality improvements. Tasks & Responsibilities:Work collaboratively with operations teams and client service teams, the Scrum team, project team and business owners of the Banking Service. Ensure the correct level of upfront analysis is completed to inform the design of both the Operating and Application Development Models, writing EPICs, taking the lead in writing Stories/Features and maintaining good ADO discipline.Product Strategy - Carry out analysis as directed by the Product Manager required to inform strategic direction of the Product in question. This early analysis should consider market trends, internal needs and client demands.Product Design - During the design phase react to the emerging needs for further analysis and metrics to continue to support informed decision making as the Product moves through its design lifecycle; ensuring the both Operating Model and App Development designs are aligned.Product Delivery - As the Product moves through the process into delivery ensure that close contact is maintained and the appropriate support is given to the Product Manager, Solutions Architects, Testers and Developers to ensure that eventual Product outcome meets the desired success criteria. Will have a key role during both the Operating Mode and App development delivery phase - acting as an SME and key stakeholder in supporting the testing teams: in terms of understanding the impacts of fixes and changes. Experience required:8+ years experience working as a business analyst working on large scale, complex change initiatives within Banking / Financial ServicesStrong business analysis skills, functioning in a Scaled Agile environmentGood experience producing process flow diagramsAble to select and produce appropriate diagrammatic representation of systems / functionsKnowledge of Cash & Banking functions, e.g. Payments, interest, reconciliation, credit, reporting, account set-upCash message matching and lifecycle experienceSolid understanding of and ability to document Business Operating Models If you have experience working as a Business Analyst with knowledge of payments in the cash and banking space with a focus on CBOR, 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
      • randstad financial services
      We are currently recruiting for a Senior Business Analyst to join a fast growing Fintech firm based in London. The ideal candidate will be from a banking or Financial Services background with experience in Post Trade settlements, Swift payments and will be working closely with developers and stakeholders across the business. This is an exciting time to join the firm as one of the first Change hires in the team and will offer remote working! Business Analyst will work closely with our clients to gather requirements and understand the business processes that underpin development of our proprietary capital markets platform. The analyst will then communicate these requirements back to the product team through user stories, wireframes and Business Requirements Documents (BRDs). As we are a small, but fast-growing fintech firm, the analyst is expected to assist in QA testing of developed projects and modules of the securities platform. RESPONSIBILITIES: Working closely with internal stakeholders and product owners to understand our product offeringsGather requirements from clientsCreate user stories, wireframes and workflow diagrams for approval and presentation to other stakeholdersEnsure completion of all tasks within specified time - track and report on overdue itemsAssist in QA Testing processCreate user documentation for delivered projects and modulesREQUIREMENTS: Completing and delivering regular reports and action points to management and working to improve procedures and processes based on regular findings.Fluent in English. Excellent communication skills.Highly self-motivated, organized and able to manage own timeFlexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the changing market, of our customers and of our companyUnderstanding of financial markets is a plusGood levels of IT literacy are desirableExperience in Agile methodology and ability to apply it in different environmentsKnowledge of Figma is a plusRandstad 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
      We are currently recruiting for a Senior Business Analyst to join a fast growing Fintech firm based in London. The ideal candidate will be from a banking or Financial Services background with experience in Post Trade settlements, Swift payments and will be working closely with developers and stakeholders across the business. This is an exciting time to join the firm as one of the first Change hires in the team and will offer remote working! Business Analyst will work closely with our clients to gather requirements and understand the business processes that underpin development of our proprietary capital markets platform. The analyst will then communicate these requirements back to the product team through user stories, wireframes and Business Requirements Documents (BRDs). As we are a small, but fast-growing fintech firm, the analyst is expected to assist in QA testing of developed projects and modules of the securities platform. RESPONSIBILITIES: Working closely with internal stakeholders and product owners to understand our product offeringsGather requirements from clientsCreate user stories, wireframes and workflow diagrams for approval and presentation to other stakeholdersEnsure completion of all tasks within specified time - track and report on overdue itemsAssist in QA Testing processCreate user documentation for delivered projects and modulesREQUIREMENTS: Completing and delivering regular reports and action points to management and working to improve procedures and processes based on regular findings.Fluent in English. Excellent communication skills.Highly self-motivated, organized and able to manage own timeFlexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the changing market, of our customers and of our companyUnderstanding of financial markets is a plusGood levels of IT literacy are desirableExperience in Agile methodology and ability to apply it in different environmentsKnowledge of Figma is a plusRandstad 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
      • randstad
      Are you a qualified accountant (ideally Big 4 with financial services audit experience) and are now keen to move to a global investment management firm. My client is looking for a confident and credible individual to join their Group finance team, based in the City of London. Key responsibilities of this role include: - Planning the timetable for delivery of the annual and interim financial statements, ensuring that key dates are communicated with stakeholders and work is managed to achieve deadlines - Undertaking the delivery of the annual and interim financial statements for the Group, together with related analysis of the financial results for both the plc board and external investors - Assisting with the preparation of the non-financial corporate reporting suite (including ESG, Carbon Emissions etc) - Working towards the development of a central advisory function to assist in the implementation of Group accounting policies across all areas of the Group - Liaison with the Senior Technical Accountant to ensure a congruent approach to the explanation and/or adoption of new and draft accounting standards within the Group - Undertaking detailed investigation work into specific areas of the Group financial statements The ideal applicant will be: - A qualified ACA (Big 4 preferred ideally from financial services) with listed client exposure - Strong audit, financial statement and consolidations knowledge - The ability to work under pressure and manage tight client deadlines - Strong communication skills, solid attention to detail and relationship building skills If you have relevant experience, fit the above criteria and are looking for an exciting, rewarding and challenging role, at a well respected asset management group, please apply today by sending an updated copy of your CV.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 a qualified accountant (ideally Big 4 with financial services audit experience) and are now keen to move to a global investment management firm. My client is looking for a confident and credible individual to join their Group finance team, based in the City of London. Key responsibilities of this role include: - Planning the timetable for delivery of the annual and interim financial statements, ensuring that key dates are communicated with stakeholders and work is managed to achieve deadlines - Undertaking the delivery of the annual and interim financial statements for the Group, together with related analysis of the financial results for both the plc board and external investors - Assisting with the preparation of the non-financial corporate reporting suite (including ESG, Carbon Emissions etc) - Working towards the development of a central advisory function to assist in the implementation of Group accounting policies across all areas of the Group - Liaison with the Senior Technical Accountant to ensure a congruent approach to the explanation and/or adoption of new and draft accounting standards within the Group - Undertaking detailed investigation work into specific areas of the Group financial statements The ideal applicant will be: - A qualified ACA (Big 4 preferred ideally from financial services) with listed client exposure - Strong audit, financial statement and consolidations knowledge - The ability to work under pressure and manage tight client deadlines - Strong communication skills, solid attention to detail and relationship building skills If you have relevant experience, fit the above criteria and are looking for an exciting, rewarding and challenging role, at a well respected asset management group, please apply today by sending an updated copy of your CV.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
      • randstad
      This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior professional with extensive Hedge Fund Accounting experience to join the London office of a global financial services group. You will be responsible for: * Heading up the Managed Account team who are responsible for daily, weekly and monthly NAV's as well as financial and regulatory reporting * Maintaining strong relationships across key clients as well as internal stakeholders across the globe * Providing extensive technical knowledge financial statements as well as systems to clients * Oversight of the MI board pack and attending client board meetings * Reviewing fund prospectus and governance documentation * Managing the annual audit process * Working on key strategic global initiatives when required In order to be considered for this role you must have: * An accountancy qualification and extensive experience in Hedge Fund Accounting * In depth knowledge of funds including UCITS, Fund of Funds and Managed Accounts as well as financial products and instruments * Strong leadership, presentation and communication skills * OTC product lifecycle knowledge with a demonstrated track record of strong client management * Able to work well under pressure and providing solutions to complex problems If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a permanent opportunity within a well respected FS group, 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
      This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior professional with extensive Hedge Fund Accounting experience to join the London office of a global financial services group. You will be responsible for: * Heading up the Managed Account team who are responsible for daily, weekly and monthly NAV's as well as financial and regulatory reporting * Maintaining strong relationships across key clients as well as internal stakeholders across the globe * Providing extensive technical knowledge financial statements as well as systems to clients * Oversight of the MI board pack and attending client board meetings * Reviewing fund prospectus and governance documentation * Managing the annual audit process * Working on key strategic global initiatives when required In order to be considered for this role you must have: * An accountancy qualification and extensive experience in Hedge Fund Accounting * In depth knowledge of funds including UCITS, Fund of Funds and Managed Accounts as well as financial products and instruments * Strong leadership, presentation and communication skills * OTC product lifecycle knowledge with a demonstrated track record of strong client management * Able to work well under pressure and providing solutions to complex problems If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a permanent opportunity within a well respected FS group, 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
      • north highland
      Agile Coach - Senior Consultant & Expert Practitioner North Highland is the world's leading change and transformation consultancy. Simply put, we make change happen like no one else. And we're on the hunt for an Agile Coach to help our clients and grow our Agile Transformation Offering.HOW WILL YOU MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN?Our Agile Coaches provide teams with the support and guidance that they need to develop proficiency in Agile practices. This may include coaching in implementation of Lean, Scrum or Kanban or scaled agile methods like LeSS Huge, Scrum@Scale, SAFe, Nexus, DA etc. Our Agile coaches can hold any agile coaching stance, provide team facilitation, real-time feedback, professional mentoring, training and management cover (where appropriate).YOU WILL:Work with multiple newly formed teams as they transition to Agile ways of working and through team health checks and structured coaching plans you will support them in their journey to high performance.Run competency assessments for agile roles (like Product Owner, Scrum Master) and coach them to mature their agile competency.Work closely with executives and teams to enable ongoing effectiveness, to help them incorporate learning and feedback, and to aid in the fine-tuning of Agile practices. Through regular interactions with your teams either on site or remotely, you will help them identify and solve issues throughout their transformation.Dive deep into the challenges facing clients and think big to develop creative solutions to their toughest problems.Identify colleagues needed to complete work and collaborate with Chapter lead / HR manager(s) to assemble appropriate skills/teams.Be known as a recognised thought leader in Agile methods / Agile Transformation. Have the skills needed to own all aspects of delivery and client relationship building; focus on delivery excellence and creating lasting change for clients.Cultivate knowledge of our client's business models and increase your impact in engagements. Develop trusted relationships with client executive teams and industry organisations that result in new business opportunities.Formally managing others career as a Career Coach and/or as a Reviewer on one or more projectsHelp to develop the firm's long-term sales strategy to position and market its expertise with current and target accounts. Actively contribute to business development proposals and the identification of new opportunities. Establish positive relationships with clients and peers that build credibility, foster your support network, and empower career development.Develop a deeper understanding of our firm's shared vision to build our client's capabilities and unleash their potential. IDEALLY, WE'D LIKE:Minimum three (3) years of experience coaching agile teams through various methods.7- 10 years of experience of management consulting, advisory, professional services, industry and/or Big 4 consulting experience.Demonstrated success creating, growing, and selling solutions for existing and new client accounts.Someone with Agile coach experience who has worked with teams as well as has experience working in a larger organisation. Skills in facilitating any agile meetingDemonstrating and teaching facilitation methods 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
      Agile Coach - Senior Consultant & Expert Practitioner North Highland is the world's leading change and transformation consultancy. Simply put, we make change happen like no one else. And we're on the hunt for an Agile Coach to help our clients and grow our Agile Transformation Offering.HOW WILL YOU MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN?Our Agile Coaches provide teams with the support and guidance that they need to develop proficiency in Agile practices. This may include coaching in implementation of Lean, Scrum or Kanban or scaled agile methods like LeSS Huge, Scrum@Scale, SAFe, Nexus, DA etc. Our Agile coaches can hold any agile coaching stance, provide team facilitation, real-time feedback, professional mentoring, training and management cover (where appropriate).YOU WILL:Work with multiple newly formed teams as they transition to Agile ways of working and through team health checks and structured coaching plans you will support them in their journey to high performance.Run competency assessments for agile roles (like Product Owner, Scrum Master) and coach them to mature their agile competency.Work closely with executives and teams to enable ongoing effectiveness, to help them incorporate learning and feedback, and to aid in the fine-tuning of Agile practices. Through regular interactions with your teams either on site or remotely, you will help them identify and solve issues throughout their transformation.Dive deep into the challenges facing clients and think big to develop creative solutions to their toughest problems.Identify colleagues needed to complete work and collaborate with Chapter lead / HR manager(s) to assemble appropriate skills/teams.Be known as a recognised thought leader in Agile methods / Agile Transformation. Have the skills needed to own all aspects of delivery and client relationship building; focus on delivery excellence and creating lasting change for clients.Cultivate knowledge of our client's business models and increase your impact in engagements. Develop trusted relationships with client executive teams and industry organisations that result in new business opportunities.Formally managing others career as a Career Coach and/or as a Reviewer on one or more projectsHelp to develop the firm's long-term sales strategy to position and market its expertise with current and target accounts. Actively contribute to business development proposals and the identification of new opportunities. Establish positive relationships with clients and peers that build credibility, foster your support network, and empower career development.Develop a deeper understanding of our firm's shared vision to build our client's capabilities and unleash their potential. IDEALLY, WE'D LIKE:Minimum three (3) years of experience coaching agile teams through various methods.7- 10 years of experience of management consulting, advisory, professional services, industry and/or Big 4 consulting experience.Demonstrated success creating, growing, and selling solutions for existing and new client accounts.Someone with Agile coach experience who has worked with teams as well as has experience working in a larger organisation. Skills in facilitating any agile meetingDemonstrating and teaching facilitation methods 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 - £80,000 per year
      • randstad
      Are you a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with varied experience gained in financial services and want to join a growing FinTech firm based in their London office.Key responsibilities of this role will include:- Preparation of financial accounting (US GAAP and FRS 102) and derivatives valuations and reporting- Producing management accounts for senior management including budgets and forecasting- Business partnering with non-finance teams and challenging their figures- Working with the external auditors and other 3rd parties- Assisting with the taxation planning and reporting process- Involvement in the implementation of an ERP systems and process improvementsThe ideal candidate will:- Be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) and have varied accounting experience in a financial services environment- Have knowledge of financial products including derivatives- Demonstrate a positive attitude and have excellent communication skillsIf you have the relevant experience, fit the above criteria and are looking for an exciting and challenging role, please apply today by sending your updated CV.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 a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with varied experience gained in financial services and want to join a growing FinTech firm based in their London office.Key responsibilities of this role will include:- Preparation of financial accounting (US GAAP and FRS 102) and derivatives valuations and reporting- Producing management accounts for senior management including budgets and forecasting- Business partnering with non-finance teams and challenging their figures- Working with the external auditors and other 3rd parties- Assisting with the taxation planning and reporting process- Involvement in the implementation of an ERP systems and process improvementsThe ideal candidate will:- Be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) and have varied accounting experience in a financial services environment- Have knowledge of financial products including derivatives- Demonstrate a positive attitude and have excellent communication skillsIf you have the relevant experience, fit the above criteria and are looking for an exciting and challenging role, please apply today by sending your updated CV.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
      • randstad
      Are you a qualified accountant with Private Equity fund accounting experience and are in the market for a 12 month contract role?Key responsibilities will include:- Liaising with the fund administrator and reviewing the accounts produced- Preparation of fund performance analysis for investors- Partnering with teams across the business including Investor Relations and the Front Office- Producing management accounts including cashflow reporting for the senior management team- Working with the Investment team on new deals and transitions- Liaising with the auditors to aid the preparation of the annual accountsTo be considered you must:- Be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with Private Equity fund accounting experience- Have knowledge of FX and liquidity reporting - Demonstrate excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) If you have relevant experience, fit the above criteria and are looking for an exciting and challenging role, please apply 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 a qualified accountant with Private Equity fund accounting experience and are in the market for a 12 month contract role?Key responsibilities will include:- Liaising with the fund administrator and reviewing the accounts produced- Preparation of fund performance analysis for investors- Partnering with teams across the business including Investor Relations and the Front Office- Producing management accounts including cashflow reporting for the senior management team- Working with the Investment team on new deals and transitions- Liaising with the auditors to aid the preparation of the annual accountsTo be considered you must:- Be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with Private Equity fund accounting experience- Have knowledge of FX and liquidity reporting - Demonstrate excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) If you have relevant experience, fit the above criteria and are looking for an exciting and challenging role, please apply 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
      • randstad
      A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Real Estate Fund Accountant to join our client, a leading global investment management firm based in London. Key responsibilities of the Real Estate Fund Accountant will include: - Producing statutory reporting, board papers and NAV calculations for UK and Jersey RE funds - Liaising with other operational areas, internal clients and external parties on matters relating to day to day operations - Assisting the Senior Real Estate Fund Accountant and Fund Accounting Manager through implementing changes to working practices and procedures- Building and developing good working relationships between the team and its internal/external clients and suppliers - Reporting on and escalate issues or problems which fall outside agreed service standards The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes/skills: - Qualified Accountant ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent - Strong Real Estate funds knowledge gained from working in practice or an investment firm - Must possess strong interpersonal and written skills and have the ability to explain involved concepts in a clear and concise manner to others within the organisation If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a new 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
      A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Real Estate Fund Accountant to join our client, a leading global investment management firm based in London. Key responsibilities of the Real Estate Fund Accountant will include: - Producing statutory reporting, board papers and NAV calculations for UK and Jersey RE funds - Liaising with other operational areas, internal clients and external parties on matters relating to day to day operations - Assisting the Senior Real Estate Fund Accountant and Fund Accounting Manager through implementing changes to working practices and procedures- Building and developing good working relationships between the team and its internal/external clients and suppliers - Reporting on and escalate issues or problems which fall outside agreed service standards The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes/skills: - Qualified Accountant ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent - Strong Real Estate funds knowledge gained from working in practice or an investment firm - Must possess strong interpersonal and written skills and have the ability to explain involved concepts in a clear and concise manner to others within the organisation If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a new 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
      • £650 - £700 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Role: Scrum Master Duration: 6 months Rate: £703.80 Umbrella (inside IR35) Job PurposeThe purpose of the role is to run scrums and be an advocate of agile processes as part of a programme to implement Aladdin. As Scrum Master you will also work closely with Project Managers as well as managing smaller projects. You will oversee a number of scrums and product teams at any one time. The size of scrums and projects assigned will be determined by a number of factors, including number of years experience in the role. Responsibilities Running the Scrums for the product teams, utilising agile best practicesDrive (Servant/Leader) product teams that are both technology and business relatedManage both technology and business related projects Provide consultancy to projects and business departments in matters relating to Agile best practice, process, procedures and task management of the product tasks and resources (where appropriate)Provide regular reporting to key stakeholders and managementTask management of staff allocated to products and initiatives RequirementsExperience of managing scrums in the Investment Management industry Exceptional Scrum Master skills with relevant, demonstrable experience of delivery via scrum and agile (5 years minimum)To be able to build strong relationships with key stakeholders to enable you to manage expectations and the ability to navigate conflicting stakeholder prioritiesConfident engaging with senior managementThe ability to work well within a business focused delivery teamAssimilate, translate and communicate elements of the delivery in a clear and concise mannerWork with the business and technology teams throughout the delivery life cycle, attending and chairing stand-ups and other meetings If you have similar experience working as a Scrum Master within the Investment Management industry and are looking for a new and exciting contract 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
      Role: Scrum Master Duration: 6 months Rate: £703.80 Umbrella (inside IR35) Job PurposeThe purpose of the role is to run scrums and be an advocate of agile processes as part of a programme to implement Aladdin. As Scrum Master you will also work closely with Project Managers as well as managing smaller projects. You will oversee a number of scrums and product teams at any one time. The size of scrums and projects assigned will be determined by a number of factors, including number of years experience in the role. Responsibilities Running the Scrums for the product teams, utilising agile best practicesDrive (Servant/Leader) product teams that are both technology and business relatedManage both technology and business related projects Provide consultancy to projects and business departments in matters relating to Agile best practice, process, procedures and task management of the product tasks and resources (where appropriate)Provide regular reporting to key stakeholders and managementTask management of staff allocated to products and initiatives RequirementsExperience of managing scrums in the Investment Management industry Exceptional Scrum Master skills with relevant, demonstrable experience of delivery via scrum and agile (5 years minimum)To be able to build strong relationships with key stakeholders to enable you to manage expectations and the ability to navigate conflicting stakeholder prioritiesConfident engaging with senior managementThe ability to work well within a business focused delivery teamAssimilate, translate and communicate elements of the delivery in a clear and concise mannerWork with the business and technology teams throughout the delivery life cycle, attending and chairing stand-ups and other meetings If you have similar experience working as a Scrum Master within the Investment Management industry and are looking for a new and exciting contract 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
      • £700 - £1,000 per day
      • randstad financial services
      Role: Strategy & Workplace Planning Analyst Industry: Investment Management Rate: £700-£1000 per day (inside IR35) Duration: 6 months Location: London/Hybrid The Role:Our client, a FTSE 100 Asset Manager, requires an interim Analyst to support the Workplace Solutions Strategy & Planning team in developing solutions around location, property and lease business cases and plans to deliver the property requirements of the organisation. The Strategy & Planning Analyst will undertake business requirements capture, financial and non-financial modelling and data analysis and support the team in the assessment of business data and development of information to inform and execute strategic decisions on future headcount changes, strategy and ways of working. Responsibilities:Collection, analysis and documentation of business requirements across varied business teams and locationsLiaison with individuals from relevant teams within the business and Workplace Solutions to gather and interpret data to support the development of options and projects to meet property requirements.Input the gathered requirements and data into appropriate financial and non-financial models for analysis and development of recommendations.Support the formulation of recommendations based on data analysis. Write up recommendations into appropriate presentation format for business consultation and decision making.Development and ongoing maintenance of regular trackers for reporting status / wider MI to the business and Workplace Solutions leadership team (on both a local UK and Global scale).Maintenance of an up-to-date knowledge of systems which may be of use for the analysis, governance and modelling of data. Development and upkeep of solutions to protect access to lease and property portfolio data on third party systems.Coordination of inputs / instructions from business customers, different parts of Workplace Solutions and Service Providers (inc. managed office providers, third party property agents and advisors).Drafting of simple approvals documents (e.g. for service offices) to obtain business sign off to expenditure. Set up the right document management solution for approvals documents and improved workflow for obtaining approvals and sending completed documents to finance team / lease administrator / other stakeholders.Production of Excel templates to document more forward looking strategy and planning models.Help to standardise processes and workflows .Provide other ad hoc reporting and analysis. Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:Property background - not necessarily financialIdeally a degree in Economics or Business ModellingProven experience in performing data analysis and analytical problem solvingExperience in reporting data based findings to the mid-level within a corporate organisationAdvanced Excel & Power BI If you have the relevant experience and are looking for a new challenge, please apply today for an initial conversation.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
      Role: Strategy & Workplace Planning Analyst Industry: Investment Management Rate: £700-£1000 per day (inside IR35) Duration: 6 months Location: London/Hybrid The Role:Our client, a FTSE 100 Asset Manager, requires an interim Analyst to support the Workplace Solutions Strategy & Planning team in developing solutions around location, property and lease business cases and plans to deliver the property requirements of the organisation. The Strategy & Planning Analyst will undertake business requirements capture, financial and non-financial modelling and data analysis and support the team in the assessment of business data and development of information to inform and execute strategic decisions on future headcount changes, strategy and ways of working. Responsibilities:Collection, analysis and documentation of business requirements across varied business teams and locationsLiaison with individuals from relevant teams within the business and Workplace Solutions to gather and interpret data to support the development of options and projects to meet property requirements.Input the gathered requirements and data into appropriate financial and non-financial models for analysis and development of recommendations.Support the formulation of recommendations based on data analysis. Write up recommendations into appropriate presentation format for business consultation and decision making.Development and ongoing maintenance of regular trackers for reporting status / wider MI to the business and Workplace Solutions leadership team (on both a local UK and Global scale).Maintenance of an up-to-date knowledge of systems which may be of use for the analysis, governance and modelling of data. Development and upkeep of solutions to protect access to lease and property portfolio data on third party systems.Coordination of inputs / instructions from business customers, different parts of Workplace Solutions and Service Providers (inc. managed office providers, third party property agents and advisors).Drafting of simple approvals documents (e.g. for service offices) to obtain business sign off to expenditure. Set up the right document management solution for approvals documents and improved workflow for obtaining approvals and sending completed documents to finance team / lease administrator / other stakeholders.Production of Excel templates to document more forward looking strategy and planning models.Help to standardise processes and workflows .Provide other ad hoc reporting and analysis. Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:Property background - not necessarily financialIdeally a degree in Economics or Business ModellingProven experience in performing data analysis and analytical problem solvingExperience in reporting data based findings to the mid-level within a corporate organisationAdvanced Excel & Power BI If you have the relevant experience and are looking for a new challenge, please apply today for an initial conversation.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 - £65,000 per year
      • randstad financial services
      Your impact as a Manager:Ownership of the product governance process and ensuring our control environment continues to meet regulatory requirements;Supporting business areas to ensure that product governance is embedded within business practices through product management, sales and operations processes, systems and controls;Supporting the Product Leader and chair of the Product Committee to deliver effective decision making through the board sub-committee;Supporting the Product Leader, contributing to the product and distribution strategies and working with business areas to execute any necessary changes;Liaising with insurer partners to ensure that they are fulfilling their obligations and performing as required. Escalate performance issues to the Product Leader;Managing a team of Product Analysts and Product Specialists to support the development of new products and solutions;Maintaining ongoing oversight of products and conduct periodic product reviews;Delivering product performance / value metrics, risks, KPIs and reporting, ensuring an appropriate control framework is in place to manage product risk;Interfacing with product teams, market security and other key stakeholder groups.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
      Your impact as a Manager:Ownership of the product governance process and ensuring our control environment continues to meet regulatory requirements;Supporting business areas to ensure that product governance is embedded within business practices through product management, sales and operations processes, systems and controls;Supporting the Product Leader and chair of the Product Committee to deliver effective decision making through the board sub-committee;Supporting the Product Leader, contributing to the product and distribution strategies and working with business areas to execute any necessary changes;Liaising with insurer partners to ensure that they are fulfilling their obligations and performing as required. Escalate performance issues to the Product Leader;Managing a team of Product Analysts and Product Specialists to support the development of new products and solutions;Maintaining ongoing oversight of products and conduct periodic product reviews;Delivering product performance / value metrics, risks, KPIs and reporting, ensuring an appropriate control framework is in place to manage product risk;Interfacing with product teams, market security and other key stakeholder groups.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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