Senior Manager - Financial Services Advisory

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Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 4104 Date Posted: Monday 08 Apr 2024

iMultiply is working in partnership with a national accountancy practice that is looking to recruit a Senior Manager for its Financial Services Advisory team based in Scotland's Central Belt.

The Company

The Practice provides tax, audit and assurance, advisory and business outsourcing services to companies across all sectors of the economy. It is part of a global network and has offices in 18 locations in the UK.

The Role

This role will involve working directly with the FS Advisory Partner in Scotland, and the wider Partner and Director team across the UK, to develop and deliver the go to market strategy, develop client relationships and other business development activity. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of advisory and independent assurance projects for financial services firms across all FS sectors and will also have the opportunity to develop propositions and services for the firms existing and future clients.

  • Support the FS Advisory Scotland Partner with further development and delivery of the FS advisory strategy, including recruitment, proposition development and marketing activities, such as drafting publications and developing local market profile raising events e.g., seminars / roundtable dinners
  • Contribute to development of new business relationships and business proposals through supporting preparations for, and attending, client meetings and drafting proposals to win new projects
  • Support Partners and Directors with building and developing excellent client relationships
  • Responsibility for leading and delivering governance, risk management and/or conduct risk related assignments of high complexity and variety in line with BDO’s defined methodologies
  • Deliver engagements in line with the firm's internal quality and risk management policies and guidelines

The Person

  • Financial services risk management and / or conduct and compliance experience within a professional services or financial services firm
  • Experience in at least three of the following: FCA conduct rules and regulations, enterprise risk management frameworks and operating models, corporate governance / board effectiveness, credit risk, SMCR, operational resilience, consumer duty requirements, culture.
  • A strong knowledge of the Financial Services sector and the UK regulatory environment
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, ability to influence, lead reviews, engage, and manage.
  • Demonstrable experience of advisory and assurance reviews in governance / risk management / conduct risk
  • An understanding and practical application of reviewing the three lines of defence model
  • A strong analytical and problem-solving approach, with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner

On Offer

The role comes with a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

The Firm also offers an agile working framework.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to further develop specialist sub sector, technical and regulatory knowledge and be involved in wider team and staff development.  There are future promotion opportunities available, depending on personal and business performance.

For more information please contact Alex Allen on or on 07719 108230.

If you like the look of this vacancy and think you could perform the role, but, you don't think you meet all the requirements, please DO APPLY for this opportunity. Data shows that certain groups, mainly women and people from BIPOC communities, are less likely to apply for jobs where they don't meet 100% of role.  iMultiply would encourage you to apply for roles where there is room for development and growth.

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's protected characteristic.

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