Assistant Managers- Capital Markets
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Using a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.
As subject matter experts with a breadth of experience and specialism across industry, consulting, academia and regulators, the risk team offer the skills and levers to provoke and support complex and unique risk transformational projects in the financial services industry.
KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.
We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Manager who can make a significant contribution to the Capital Markets Operations Transformation Practice through sector expertise, client engagement and delivery of new business opportunities. You will help grow the Capital Markets practice through support for business development activities, developing value propositions and playing a lead role in client engagement and assignment delivery.
- Business development support.
- Mentor and coach other members of the team.
- Develop and convert a pipeline of opportunities either through sell-on and/or new work.
- Assignment management and delivery.
- Formulate propositions and solutions that meet client requirements.
- Build and maintain strong client relationships within the sector, leveraging proven industry content and delivery capability.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
- Project management (to include proven methodologies such as PRINCE II, MSP) and demonstrable client account management capabilities.
- Proven ability to mentor and train Consultants.
- Solution development, showing a clear ability as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to enhance existing solutions, and develop new ones, with specific emphasis on Operations Transformation and Best Practice (including ‘Lean’ and Six Sigma).
- Team player with demonstrable people management skills
- Consulting background with successful delivery track record working for Investment and/or Wholesale banking clients.
Key areas of interest include operating model analysis and design to support Operations consolidation and integration, business divestment and sourcing, new product/market strategies
- In-depth understanding of the key industry, market and regulatory drivers shaping the industry and an ability to articulate these by way of client opportunities. Key areas of interest include OTC derivatives, Fixed Income and Equities, Cash and Collateral Management, Clearing and Settlement, all aspects of Operations Risk and associated risk mitigation
- In-depth understanding of the pre and post trade transaction value chain together with an appreciation of the threats and opportunities presented by market and regulatory change agendas
- Experience in Project/Program Management and Business Analysis experience in Financial Services.
- Experience in Front Office & Middle office of investment banks.
Experience interacting with Sales, Traders, IT, Back Office, Documentation & Settlement areas.
- Experience in investment banking products e.g. Fixed Income & Equity areas.
- Experience in regulatory projects from initiation through to implementation
- Experience in business process projects e.g. optimisation to cost take out
- Good technical skills e.g. MS Access, Excel, SQL, SharePoint, Visio and PowerPoint
- Ability to either lead or work as part of a team.
- Strong interpersonal & written communication skills.
Multiple positions available
Opening Date: 26/11/2018
Closing Date: 24/12/2018
Competitive salary plus negotiable bonus and benefits
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