Front Office Controls/Front Office Audit - Tier 1 IB

Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd
80000.00 - 100000.00 GBP Annual + bonus and Benefits
15 Jun 2017
22 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Front Office Controls/Front Office Audit - Tier 1 IB

My client, a Tier 1 Investment Bank, is looking for a Front Office Controls specialist to join on a permanent basis. You will provide independent, valued and timely assurance to supervisors and Senior Management over the effectiveness of governance, risk management and controls.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake periodic product and thematic reviews across the Investment Bank, challenging control design and control operating effectiveness.
  • Develop strong and productive working relationships with senior Front Office management to ensure they understand their risks and have controls and processes in place to manage those risks.
  • Challenge the completion of operational risk and control self assessments.
  • Review how issues identified are resolved and whether actions taken are suitable and sustainably implemented
  • Work with the Front Office Supervisor team in providing opinions and views on the status of controls in the various asset classes across the Front Office.

Key requirements:

  • Have a strong understanding of Markets (trade products) and Investment Banking products within a top tier financial institution.
  • An excellent understanding of modern governance, risk and control assessment techniques.
  • Extensive experience in a Front Office supervisor role, internal audit, operational risk management or related disciplines, in the financial services industry.
  • Strong networking & senior stakeholder management skills and able to negotiate and influence effectively.