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  • Posted: Aug 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • EY exists to build a better working world, helping create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax an...
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    Assistant Manager: Financial Services Risk Management

    Job description

    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 opportunity 

    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 


    About EY 

    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. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to EY on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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