5 days ago
A career within Financial Risk and Regulatory services, will provide you with the opportunity to help business leaders embed a proactive and dynamic risk management capability and mind set into their corporate business practices. From strategy through to implementation, we help put in place people, processes and technology so they can leverage financial risk management to identify new opportunities and pursue success as smoothly, systematically and sustainably as possible in the face of changing markets, technologies and competition.
PwC’s Risk Assurance practice in the North is looking for a strong, experienced Financial Services Risk and Regulation Manager to help us develop and deliver high quality prudental risk assurance and advisory engagements to a range of Financial Services clients. This role provides an outstanding opportunity for an individual with experience in Financial Services Assurance, Risk Management or Regulation to join our growing team and gain exposure to a dynamic mix of client engagements. In addition to your technical skills, you will have proven capabilities in developing relationships, building trust in new contacts and demonstrating that such trust is justified by delivering into the longer term.
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
Key client contact responsible for teams of prudential risk specialists and subject matter experts to deliver our clients’ requirements
Prudential review planning
Managing and performing reviews over areas of key regulation
Understanding and responding to proposed regulations and industry developments, acting as the 'subject matter expert' to a number of projects relating to regulatory services for the client
Identifying and documenting key systems and controls for demonstrating compliance with applicable regulations
Performing consulting engagement over a diverse range of governance, risk, regulatory, operational and financial activities
Providing management, coaching and guidance to others during assignments
Conducting work in accordance with PwC’s methodology and Quality Assurance standards.
Working within set deadlines
Discussing review findings and issues with clients and the PwC Engagement Leader
Taking responsibility for report writing and review in client approved styles.
Managing assignment budgets
Building effective working relationships with clients
Supporting the provision of advisory and other Consulting type activities
Help to grow the existing Prudential Risk business through working alongside our leadership team on proposals and new opportunities
Build a network of industry contacts through attending external industry events and PwC hosted events
The following skills are required for this role:
Experience in delivering business advisory or consultancy services to financial services institutions to one or more of Banking and Capital Markets, Life Insurance, General Insurance and Broking or Asset Management ; or proven compliance experience in wholesale or retail financial services sector
An understanding of the industry and regulatory environment in the UK (or equivalent overseas market)
A working understanding of PRA principles and rules
Strong client handling and relationship management skills are essential as well as experience in project management
Strong analytical skills with experience problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions tailored to a client’s needs
The ability to work effectively in different teams for varying periods of time building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels
Experienced in developing junior staff
Experience of identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports
Degree level qualification or equivalent
Achieved or working towards further qualification (post degree level), such as accountancy or other professional qualifications (ACA, CIMA, CCA or equivalent)
Experience working with the PRA or equivalent overseas regulator
The role is based in our Manchester or Leeds office and at clients across the North. Travel is expected within the North region and may be up to 50%.