Insurance Project Manager / Operations Manager required for Leading Lloyds Syndicate. The role will suit candidates with previous Operations experience within insurance or reinsurance specifically around controls and governance. Previous, formal Project Management experience isn't essential. JOB PURPOSE To assist the M&A team with the management and control of various processes to ensure the successful delivery of business projects, to include acquisitions, integration's, reporting, Part VII and other transfers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Maintenance of project plans, step plans, timetables and action lists as required. Regular reporting of progress to R&Q M&A management. Ensure appropriate parties are reminded and chased of their actions and deliverables. Liaison with external advisors, vendors, regulators and other parties as required. Regular reporting to the M&A team meetings on progress with the various projects. Reporting to R&Q management responsible for making the M&A decisions. Control of the status and management of the various projects. To assist the client services team with the administration and reporting for the individual R&Q Insurance Company Boards. To maintain compliance with any applicable UK or International statutory or regulatory obligation as required by the role. This includes but not limited to obligations arising from: The prudent management of the business. Placing due regard on the interests of customers. Observing rules on Sanctions and financial crime. Regulatory requirements and local licensing restrictions. SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITY Good experience of insurance and reinsurance business: Strong organisational skills. Strong project management skills possibly including MS Project or other suitable software. Ability to liaise confidently with internal staff and external parties on actions and deliverables. Ability to summarise status of projects in reports for management.
A brilliant opportunity has arisen at an exciting multinational bank within London. They are looking to add a Deputy Head to their Trade Finance department following an internal transfer. Some of the responsibilities include but are not limited to: Responsible for increasing business levels from existing customers by ensuring that new products and services introduced by other departments are fully supported. Being responsible for initiating credit proposals or structuring credit products, which can result in such credit risk exposures. Supervision of Trade Finance Operations Department staff. Assisting the Head of Department with the management and leadership of the Trade Finance Department. Supporting the Head of Department by taking ownership of complex and infrequent processes or problems. As this is a senior role, you must have a proven track record of managing a small team, or being involved in the management of a larger team within a trade finance department, as well as a trade finance related qualification (such as CDCS, CSDG, CAEF, or CITF). You must have a working knowledge of documentary credits, guarantees, and standby L/Cs. Finally, the ability to speak Mandarin will be a huge advantage for this role. This role is looking to pay between £80,000 and £90,000, and represents a fantastic opportunity for an individual to make a step up in their career. This role offers a fantastic benefits package, as well as promoting a good work-life balance and a collegiate working atmosphere.
LMA Recruitment are currently recruiting for a global corporate client. This prestigious client have contracts with big players such as Barclays and Google. They are seeking a strategic ACA CFO. Experience : - Provide strategic input for the CEO and board - Experience dealing with mergers - Experience leading finance functions - Analysis of profitability and suggestions of new ideas Candidate : - ACA Qualified preferred - Professional services experience preferred - Team management experience - Happy with travel every 2 weeks.
My client, a boutique international practice, are looking for a new senior level addition to act as a Senior Accountant/Manager. This positions offers the chance for an experienced practice professional to come in to an ambitious growing firm to build a new team. As remuneration my client offers modern offices, sporadic international travel and a salary range of £60,000 to £80,000 depending on experience. Duties will include: Acting as a hands on manager for the firms UK clients Providing assistant to other staff including bookkeepers and accountants in our other locations Advising clients on tax, accounting and general business enquiries Eventually get involved in business development for the practice Requirements: At least 7 years of experience in UK accounting or tax experience Qualified Accountant - preferably ACA Proven management/supervisory skills Be able to command the respect of colleagues and clients in the UK and abroad Have strong VAT and Tax knowledge Beneficial experience and skills: Able to speak a foreign language Familiar with Sage Line 50 Knowledge of UK business VISA regulations
I'm currently working closely with a global financial services firm, who have a number of exciting opportunities available for Quantitative Risk Modellers in their growing team. The team works to develop PD and LGD models for credit risk purposes, working the investment bank portfolios. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop PD and LGD statistical and stress testing models, working on corporate wholesale and counterparty credit portfolios for the firm. As part of the statistical modelling, SAS/R will be required as well IFRS9 and CCAR experience which will be beneficial. They are looking for someone who has experience in modelling credit risk for these types of portfolios and will offer a competitive salary between £100k and £120k.
I'm currently working closely with a global investment bank, who have a number of exciting opportunities available for Model Validation Quants in their growing team. The team focuses on valuation models used for linear/nonlinear rates, long dated FX and hybrid derivatives. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop cutting-edge benchmark models in C++ and work very closely with Front Office quantitative analysts and traders. They will have management responsibility in addition to this. As part of the model development, C++ and Python will be required as well as excellent communication skills with the ability to explain technical topics to a non-technical audience. The salary on offer is £90k - £120k + bonus
A SME Brokerage client of ours is looking for a Global Head of Tax to join their multi-faceted and dynamic firm. This requires the candidate to review existing operational tax processes, analyse the tax impact of tax regulatory changes and new business proposals in order to be able to influence the implementation of change. The candidate will be driven to provide consistently high standards, keen to identify and resolve issues; will challenge existing processes and controls whilst working with cross functional teams to implement operational improvements. Key tasks: Have a good understanding of transactional and/or withholding tax issues including identifying tax issues as they impact processes and the ability to read understand and relay tax regulations. Have the ability to be analytical, problem solve with a good attention to detail with a record of identifying and dealing with issues as they arise Be motivated, self-driven and excited by an operational role with changing priorities and objectives often with tight deadlines possess strong team working skills, willing to put forward ideas and challenge current practice Be a strong communicator with good organisation skills as it will involve communicating to a large variety of people at many different levels within the firm Provide cross Operational and Business Unit tax support in regards to operational taxes hence knowledge of the banking sector and ideally experience of working in an operational taxes environment or supporting operational taxes from a tax technical perspective Demonstrate good knowledge of Stamp Duty, Transaction Taxes, Withholding Tax or Capital Gains Tax regimes and how they impact operational processing and infrastructure To be considered for the role you should have detailed tax technical knowledge of transactional taxes, withholding tax or capital gains regimes with in a similar financial services firm. Should you be CTA qualified this would be a distinct advantage also with people management. This is a fantastic opportunity to take ownership of a financial services entire taxation department with a strong focus on team building and restructuring.