Regulatory Advisory, Retail Banking & Wealth, Senior Consultant, Finan

15 Feb 2019
19 Feb 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. At EY we are looking for minds made for financial services who can deliver this insight to our clients. This will mean using not only your technical knowledge, but also your ability to work in a team to deliver for your client. Our team works with some of the most prestigious financial firms in the world, and as a Senior Consultant you will be an integral part of this.

The opportunity

Financial services is changing. We are striving to lead this transformation with our clients. Success in this role requires not only that you understand the regulatory and competitive landscape our clients operate in, but that you can work with them and help them see the implications for their business.

You will work as part of a wider EY team alongside Managers, Senior Managers, and Directors to provide not only knowledge of the industry, but to determine and deliver solutions. Our clients consist not only of traditional retail banks, consumer credit firms and asset managers, but increasingly include new market entrants who are innovating in this space. We are looking for individuals with experience in implementing technology into controls processes, and as part of our team you will be asked to generate innovative ideas and deliver novel regulatory solutions.

We're currently growing our Regulatory Advisory team across all capabilities to help meet increasing demand, including the Retail Banking & Wealth Management team. We are delivering a number of large scale and strategic projects with some of the UK's biggest banks, asset managers, and other types of financial institutions.

The provision of financial services and the associated controls firms require are evolving in new and interesting ways. Technological advancement, changing consumer behavior, and competition are driving this change, and we are working to build suitable new regulatory solutions with our clients. The solutions and skillset our clients require is increasingly not just traditional regulatory insight, but also an ability to understand the opportunities offered by technology in delivering new innovative solutions.

Your key responsibilities
  • You will understand regulatory changes our retail banking and wealth management clients face, and deliver analysis and insight to help them work through these changes
  • You will build credible relationships with clients by demonstrating both technical skills and an ability to implement these skills in helping them resolve their issue
  • You will get involved in client campaigns; from researching new regulations to assisting effective business implementation
  • You will develop presentations that are clear and impactful, translating EY services into meaningful value propositions for clients
  • You will understand the wider EY service offering. In particular you should have or develop an understanding of how our technical solutions can help clients solve their regulatory issues
  • You will be involved in preparing high quality reports that draw out key industry and regulatory insights
  • You will help identify where information should be sourced, and draw this evidence together as the foundation on which the team will base their recommendations
  • You will help manage engagement financials, working with the team to determine whether requirements are adequately defined and documented

Skills and attributes for success
  • A clear understanding of the strategic implications of regulation
  • Being able to translate regulatory requirements into action
  • Building relationships with colleagues across the business, supporting them and promoting a collaborative culture
  • Being involved in remediation of regulatory issues
  • Interest in emerging regulatory trends, including the potential for technological enablers
We are looking for individuals with
  • Great communication skills
  • The ability to work with a variety of stakeholders at all levels
  • Flexibility - both in your approach and your openness to travel where required by the client
  • A real desire to work as part of a team
  • Relevant regulatory experience within the retail financial services and/or asset/wealth management. This may be from working at the FCA, a large financial services organisation, or a dynamic new market entrant. It may also be that you have worked for another consultancy firm, or relevant industry body
  • Knowledge of FCA handbook and current UK regulatory topics
  • Clear evidence of successful performance in previous roles
What we are looking for
You'll be a trusted business advisor to our clients, specialising in regulatory matters. You will have strong experience of Retail Banking and/or Asset/Wealth management. Ideally you will have experience on regulatory implementation/reviews. This may include having worked on Conduct risk management, product/customer reviews. Regulatory enforcement, customer remediation programmes or p reparing clients for Regulatory visits. Specific topics may have included an FCA Section 166 review, Ring-fencing, SMCR, management of customers in financial difficulty, IBOR, or the FCA Asset Management Market Study.
We are also looking for individuals with experience developing or introducing, regulatory technology/enablers. This is ideally suited to professionals who enjoy working in a collaborative and teaming environment.

What working at EY offers
EY is recognised as one of the best companies to work for in financial services; ranking highly in various employee surveys both in the UK and globally. This is testament to our on-going commitment to provide wellbeing, flexibility and opportunity to our employees. We offer an attractive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. This includes:
  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you and our clients

About EY
As a global provider of assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our goal to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. For you this will mean you have greater control over the work you are involved in and you will gain from exceptional training and coaching provided at EY. Feedback is an essential part of what we do and this will be forthcoming in order for you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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