Our Banking and Capital Markets Group is a dedicated team of 400+ professionals with deep technical accounting and financial reporting and audit skills, and a multi-disciplinary team of specialists advising on a range of topics to the banking and capital markets industry.
We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients.
If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.
Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?
For this role, we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more.
If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.
Our Accounting Operations Assurance team enables banking CXOs to create world class operations and finance functions by assessing and providing insights on the organisation, strategy, processes, systems and controls;
resulting in enhanced capabilities, efficiency, cost reduction and performance. Our team advises clients on finance and operations modernisation, effectiveness of control design & operation, transformation, process redesign and improvements, whether effected through optimisation, restructuring and / or regulatory changes.
Our client base includes some of the most prestigious names in the banking and investment banking sectors, including :
Large banking organisations with complex structures requiring optimisation
Major UK and global banks with extensive financial and regulatory reporting requirements
Challenger banks looking to modernise finance and operational functions
Investment firms gearing up for regulatory-driven changes
Fintech firms looking to disrupt traditional banks and grow at a rapid pace
We provide services to clients such as :
Supporting the C-Suite in defining a clear vision, strategy and roadmap by building on current performance & capabilities, business insights and stakeholder expectations to create value.
Assessing and evaluating the finance function including full close, consolidate and reporting process.
Providing insights and advice to enhance the finance operating model including automation, processes, reconciliations and systems.
Assisting in set up, documentation and evaluation of control frameworks.
Providing assurance over design & implementation of controls, controls remediation and peer benchmarking.
Supporting US SOX controls testing programs and test of effectiveness, as well as the potential adoption of a SOX equivalent in the UK.
Assisting in navigating through changes in regulation (e.g. OCIR, RWA), accounting change (e.g. IFRS 16) or supporting the client’s ability to deal with significant one-off transactions or events including a transition of ownership, M&A, private equity or IPO.
Using our expertise and experience with peer clients to help redesign and implement solutions or tools in response to internal or external demands.
Supporting our clients in addressing short-term capability and capacity constraints by providing qualified resources to sustain day-to-day activities or project-driven requirements.
Providing high quality advice and insights to financial services firms on their organisation, processes and controls;
Leading a wide range of client assignments in areas of finance and operational modernisation, effectiveness of control design & operation and related regulatory changes;
Supporting clients in defining a clear vision, strategy and roadmap for their finance function, including full close, consolidation and reporting process;
Developing and managing key client relationships across finance;
Building relationships across service lines and geographies to deliver market and client focused assurance solutions;
Support business development activities and help grow our proposition;
Engage effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the client organisation and
Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.
Your work, your choice
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients.
Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.
London with occasional domestic and international travel
Work pattern :
This is a permanent opportunity.
The role can be worked on a full time / part time basis.
Your professional experience
Financial services experience (controls assurance, audit, risk assurance or enterprise risk);
Experience in the banking industry and / or relevant financial services sectors;
Ideally, experience in assisting with change in finance, operations or governance;
Strong analytical, presentation and report writing skills;
Effective time management and commitment to work to tight deadlines; and
Excellent organization, planning and project management abilities