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Business Consulting, Financial Services Risk Management- Assistant Manager, Johannesburg
The Financial Services industry is experiencing significant change, in terms of technology advancements, changing customer demographics and increased regulatory scrutiny.
The work we do isn’t about providing ‘off-the shelf’ solutions; so, we will train and coach you to develop a set of core consulting skills that will be transferable across a broad range of projects. You’ll work as part of high-performing teams on a broad range of financial services clients and assignments that will stretch and challenge you. You’ll be encouraged and expected to take accountability and make an impact.
Your key responsibilities
The scope of the work that you can expect to be involved in will include supporting our clients across a range of risk-related topics, such as Governance, Regulatory Compliance and Conduct Risk. You can expect to be working on client assignments across the industries we serve - banking, insurance, and wealth and asset management. You'll actively establish internal and external relationships and identify and escalate potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young within existing engagements.
Skills and attributes for success
Legal academic and/or risk background or demonstrated affinity would be an advantage
Previous experience of exposure to regulatory requirements across pan-African jurisdictions would be an advantage
Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
Complex problem-solving capabilities
An interest in continuous self-development
To qualify for the role, you must have:
A minimum of 3 - 5 years of work experience in a conduct-related risk/ compliance management role within financial services, either in an industry line function and/or consulting capacity
An understanding of how conduct regulation affects people, processes and systems of a financial services organisation
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the asset management, insurance and/or banking sector
Proficiency with MS Office
Additional experience based in the Pension Fund Act, Collective Investment Schemes Act and Financial Markets Act and related regulation would be an advantage
Ideally, you’ll also have
Ability to understand and adapt to changing regulatory and legislative requirements
What we look for
More than anything, we’re interested in people with the right attitude for the job! That’s naturally entrepreneurial people that feed on the energy of a thriving global team. You’ll need a balance of technical and analytical skills, a creative approach to work and strong communication skills. Put simply, if you’ve got big ideas on how we can do better, as well as the confidence to voice them, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development and with FlexEY you can select benefits, which suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurances, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
A position in a business that truly recognizes the importance of strong risk capabilities
Opportunities to develop your skills in a wide range of areas, supported by regular feedback from senior-level colleagues
Plenty of chances to build lasting professional relationships both internally and externally
A culture that recognizes success and rewards excellence
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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