Prudential Manager - Investment Firms - FS Advisory
London - Baker Street, CH
4d ago

The work of our Audit teams is essential, not just to BDO, but to the whole economy. Working within a number of sectors, they verify the accuracy of our clients’ financial statements for stakeholders, including shareholders, governments, tax authorities, banks and customers, ensuring the stability and authenticity of the financial market.

That’s why we're so committed to helping our clients, and our people to succeed. As part of our Audit team, you'll receive the support you need to reach your potential.

From completing professional qualifications to developing new skills and exploring different learning opportunities, you’ll join a friendly and diverse team whose work really matters.

Use your skills to build a career in Audit at BDO.

We’ll help you succeed

You’ll be a Manager with experience in prudential regulatory matters with investment firms, with a strong technical knowledge in prudential legislation and extensive expertise in ICAAP, ILAAP, RRP, capital adequacy calculations, risk management, risk assessment and quantification, prudential consolidation, financial regulatory reporting. You’ll also :

  • Management of client projects independently at all stages including proposal, budgeting, client engagement, project planning, resourcing, client liaison, execution, quality assurance and completion.
  • Delivering high quality service in all types of projects including internal audit, advisory, skilled person reviews, due diligence work, training;
  • Ensuring timely project completion by adherence to predetermined timeframes and effectively prioritising tasks and delegation.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and the wider BDO Financial Services network.
  • Creation and contribution to high quality thought leadership around various areas of Financial Services for written publications, training events, client seminars and conferences.
  • Analysis of new regulation and legislation, identifying impact on target market and potential client offerings.
  • When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far.

    We’re looking for someone with :

  • Full familiarity with investment firms’ business models, and hands on experience of prudential requirements and regulatory framework of investment firms.
  • Excellent understanding of EU and UK financial services legislation including MiFID II, AIFMD, UCITS Directive, CRD III, CRD IV, FSMA, Companies Act, IFR;
  • Excellent grasp of the FCA Handbook and sound knowledge of GENPRU, BIPRU, IFPRU, IPRU(INV), CASS, SUP and specialist sourcebooks (eg. FUND);
  • Strong analytical skills including financial analysis and proficiency in MS Office.
  • Excellent report writing, communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in liaising with clients and comfortable in dealing with senior management.
  • Good knowledge of COREP, FINREP, PRA and FCA regulatory reporting rules and guidance.
  • Solid experience in preparing financial projections and capital adequacy calculations, developing risk management frameworks, drafting / reviewing ICAAP, ILAAP, RRP, Liquidity policy, wind-down plan, stress testing, prudential consolidation analysis;
  • Educated at least to A Level standard or equivalent;
  • Desirable - Professional qualification (eg. ACA, CFA, CISI / CII);
  • Experience of supervising junior staff and developing team members;
  • Excellent technical competence and quick learning skills, and ability to interpret complex regulatory requirements and convey practical and comprehensible advice in plain English;
  • Able to use initiative, work unsupervised and comfortable in taking responsibility;
  • Organised and able to meet strict deadlines;
  • Results oriented with commercial awareness and a focus on business development.
  • We’re in it together

    At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance.

    As well offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following benefits, as standard :

  • 28 days’ holiday;
  • access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • life assurance cover;
  • Private medical
  • Cash allowance
  • and income protection insurance
  • That’s not all. We understand that everyone is different so, we offer a range of voluntary benefits to suit every lifestyle.

    Our flexible benefits platform, Flexcel, means our people can choose from a range of tax efficient options to design a benefit package that best suits them.

    Through Flexcel, they can :

  • buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • add on private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • enrol in our Bike to Work scheme;
  • enjoy discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • access childcare vouchers;
  • take an online health assessment and utilise our employee assistance programme
  • We’re looking forward to the future

    At BDO, we’re big enough to make the difference and collaborative enough to never lose sight of where we’re going. We know that it’s our people that make our success possible.

    Across our 17 UK locations, more than 5,000 of them work together to provide tax, audit, assurance and a range of advisory services that help our clients achieve their ambitious goals.

    Together, they’re fuelling Britain’s economic engine. Behind every complex client challenge and every untapped innovation, they’re there : ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise.

    That’s why we’re always looking for ways to invest in our people. That means providing them with an environment where they can grow, learn, laugh and feel respected, at all times.

    Are you ready to join them?

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