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LMA London, UK
Dec 11, 2018
My client who is a Venture Capitalist, are currenlty looking for a CTO to work for a new challenger bank based in the London. CTO - Salary: £100,000-£150,000 - company share - bonus -etc You will need to have the following experience: CTO background in Fintech/Private Banking/experience in setting up new challanger banks + Build, own and run the technology of a new challenger bank + Identify the right partners/vendors in the tech echo system and run vendor selection through RFP process + Input into regulatory process, especially RBP, where the regulator is very keen to learn about the full detail of the bank's technology + Lead a small team in house to develop the front end and own the data (that will reside on the cloud) + Integrate various components of the stack by bringing together in-house components and off the shelf vendors + Own relationships with the tech providers, continuously monitoring the market for better options + Head internal IT, which includes security, data/knowledge management, communication management and running all digital channels (website/app/omni-channel lounge) Ideal candidate + Has a strong understanding of the Fintech space, in particular around core banking platform, the technology they use and their database (on cloud) management + Understands the full tech eco system required to run a bank, including regulatory requirements around security, regulatory reporting, zero failure + Some RFI/RFP related experience and comfort with legal aspects of establishing tech supplier relationships + Is very familiar with API integration and is able to architect a very modular bank, which enables replacement of core systems through 'simple' plug and play + Has a good understanding of customer experience. We are building a customer centric bank and it is important that this is embedded in our culture, design thinking and operations + Is up to date with latest innovations in the tech world, including movements in advanced analytics, open banking and block-chain + Has the ability to project manage the development of a bank. This work involves bringing many components together, as well as building some inhouse, which requires strong organisational skills + A dynamically minded person that is comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment
LMA London, UK
Dec 11, 2018
I have an exciting opportunity with a leading global investment bank for a Quant Developer (VP) to join their growing Risk analytics team. You'll have the opportunity to build and develop market risk systems focused on model analysis using Python, and gain cross-asset exposure. They are looking for someone with relevant programming skills and industry experience. Remuneration ranges from £65,000 - £85,000
LMA City of London, UK
Dec 09, 2018
A new opportunity has arisen with an international bank in the city. The responsibility of the Head of KYC is to manage small CDD teams and activities, seeking to implement effective CDD/KYC in the most operationally efficient way possible. The expectation of the Head of CDD is to manage and lead the CDD unit's staff and activities in London and across the European platform, in particular: - Creation/revision and implementation of effective and efficient 1LOD Client Onboarding/CDD procedures and processes - Assess client financial crime risk and level of due diligence required (enhanced, standard or simplified). - Under dual control, sign-off CDD files that satisfy internal requirements for Low & Medium risk rated clients. - When justified, make recommendations to MLRO for sign-off on clients moving to/from a High Risk rating. - Ensuring CDD records of clients and captured as required in the Bank's systems and records/filing. - Identification and escalation of Politically Exposed Persons associated with clients. - Manage KYC alerts from the system where a client has been on-boarded or as a result of the daily screening process. - Managing 1LOD compliance with relevant standards, policies, procedures and audit matter from a CDD perspective. This 6 month FTC does have the opportunity to become permanent. The role requires an individual with a minimum of 10 years' experience working in CDD/KYC roles and some management experience. Please apply within!
LMA City of London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
A new opportunity has arisen with LMA Recruitment's client; an international bank in the city. The responsibility of the Head of Client Due Diligence (CDD) is to manage the CDD team and activities, seeking to implement effective CDD/KYC in the most operationally efficient way possible. The expectation of the Head of CDD is to manage and lead the CDD unit's staff and activities in London and across the European platform, in particular: - Creation/revision and implementation of effective and efficient 1st Line of Defence (1LOD) Client Onboarding/CDD procedures and processes - Assess client financial crime risk and level of due diligence required (enhanced, standard or simplified). - Under dual control, sign-off CDD files that satisfy internal requirements for Low & Medium risk rated clients. - When justified, make recommendations to MLRO for sign-off on clients moving to/from a High Risk rating. - Ensuring CDD records of clients and captured as required in the Bank's systems and records/filing. - Identification and escalation of Politically Exposed Persons associated with clients. - Manage KYC alerts from the system where a client has been on-boarded or as a result of the daily screening process. - Managing 1LOD compliance with relevant standards, policies, procedures and audit matter from a CDD perspective. This is a 6 month FTC with the potential to go permanent.
LMA City of London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
A new opportunity has arisen with an international bank in the city. The resposiblity of the Head of Client Due Diligence (CDD) is to manage the CDD team and activities, seeking to implement effective CDD/KYC in the most operationally efficient way possible. The expectation of the Head of CDD is to manage and lead the CDD unit's staff and activities in London and across the European platform, in particular: - Creation/revision and implementation of effective and efficient 1LOD Client Onboarding/CDD procedures and processes - Assess client financial crime risk and level of due diligence required (enhanced, standard or simplified). - Under dual control, sign-off CDD files that satisfy internal requirements for Low & Medium risk rated clients. - When justified, make recommendations to MLRO for sign-off on clients moving to/from a High Risk rating. - Ensuring CDD records of clients and captured as required in the Bank's systems and records/filing. - Identification and escalation of Politically Exposed Persons associated with clients. - Manage KYC alerts from the system where a client has been on-boarded or as a result of the daily screening process. - Managing 1LOD compliance with relevant standards, policies, procedures and audit matter from a CDD perspective. This FTC requires an individual with a minimum of 10 years' experience working in CDD/KYC roles and some management experience. Please apply within!
LMA City of London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
A new opportunity has arisen with LMA Recruitment's client; an international bank in the city. The responsibility of the Head of Client Due Diligence (CDD) is to manage the CDD team and activities, seeking to implement effective CDD/KYC in the most operationally efficient way possible. The expectation of the Head of CDD is to manage and lead the CDD unit's staff and activities in London and across the European platform, in particular: - Creation/revision and implementation of effective and efficient 1st Line of Defence (1LOD) Client Onboarding/CDD procedures and processes - Assess client financial crime risk and level of due diligence required (enhanced, standard or simplified). - Under dual control, sign-off CDD files that satisfy internal requirements for Low & Medium risk rated clients. - When justified, make recommendations to MLRO for sign-off on clients moving to/from a High Risk rating. - Ensuring CDD records of clients and captured as required in the Bank's systems and records/filing. - Identification and escalation of Politically Exposed Persons associated with clients. - Manage KYC alerts from the system where a client has been on-boarded or as a result of the daily screening process. - Managing 1LOD compliance with relevant standards, policies, procedures and audit matter from a CDD perspective. This is a 6 month FTC with the potential to go permanent.
LMA City of London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Our client a SME bank is looking for a Head of Audit to work in their London office. Key is to manage and develop the activities of the Internal Audit Department and closely liaise with and regularly report to the Head Office Internal Audit Department. Other key requirement is to assess the extent to which the Audit Plan meets regulatory requirements and make any modifications necessary. Key duties and responsibilities: To conduct Risk Assessment annually and prepare the annual Audit Plan. To manage individual internal audits as planned, and ensure completion of internal audit report and all other necessary audit supporting documents. To monitor the progress in corrective actions taken by the Branch and Subsidiary management and produce Audit Findings Tracking Reports. To assess the adherence of the Branch to, and the effectiveness of, internal systems and controls, procedures and policies. To provide Annual reports to Branch Senior Management on whether the Audit Plan meets regulatory requirements and make any modifications necessary. To produce reports and documents such as Internal Quality Assurance Checklists as required. To review Department's Procedure Manual and Desktop Manual and ensure update as and when necessary but at least annually. To monitor and manage IAD budgets. To ensure that regulatory and internal requirements are complied with by staff members. To manage the work and performance of IAD member(s). Provide advice when requested or when deemed necessary to Branch Management and responsible Subsidiaries on any procedure and control issues. Ad hoc requirements. The key facet of this position is that the Head of Internal Audit does actually conduct audit related activities as opposed to overseeing it as the team is small and will only have one or two reports into this role. It's preferable that all applicants have Internal Audit experiences in the UK banking industry and are qualified as CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or equivalent certification by UK CIIA (Chartered Institute of Internal Audit), and/or CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor). Minimum 5-10 years banking experience is required.
LMA London, UK
Dec 07, 2018
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.
LMA London, UK
Dec 07, 2018
I am working with a leading investment bank in London to recruit into their market risk team. The function develops models for stress testing VaR and losses in the banks trading portfolio, and faces off to the regulator in regards to market risk matters for ICAAP and CCAR purposes. We are looking for someone with a statistical skillset and strong knowledge of market risk. A good analytical mind is necessary and statistical modelling will be done in R and Python. If you are looking for a great platform to build a career in a market risk team within investment banking, this will be a great environment to develop and grow. The head of the function is very experienced and the team has grown steadily over time. Compensation wise, they are flexible depending on experience and value add, with a range of £90,000 - £120,000 plus bonus and benefits
LMA London, UK
Dec 07, 2018
I have an exciting opportunity with a large multinational bank to recruit a Head of Origination to join their Commercial Real Estate lending team. They are looking for someone to lead and manage a team of relationship managers and credit analysts, and be responsible for building an origination channel. You'll have the opportunity to build a network of high quality Commercial Real Estate brokers and participate in channel events and indsutry forums. The right candidate will have good knowledge of valuation, quality and marketability of properties in the UK and relevant lending experience Remuneration ranges from £65k - £75k
LMA London, UK
Dec 07, 2018
I have an exciting opportunity with a large multinational bank for a Quantitative Analyst (Director) to be part of a brand new Liquidity Modelling team. You'll be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of new FM Risk Models, and you'll have the opportunity to have hands-on management of all stakeholder interaction as well as heading up a new and emerging team. The successful candidate will be from a similar quantitative background with knowledge of financial mathematics for derivative pricing (Monte Carlo, PDEs). In-depth knowledge and experience in any of the following areas: SIMM, VaR, FRTB-SBA is also required. Remuneration ranges from £90,000 - £120,000 + bonus
LMA London, UK
Dec 07, 2018
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
LMA London, UK
Dec 07, 2018
I am working with a leading investment bank in London to recruit into their market risk team. The function develops models for stress testing VaR and losses in the banks trading portfolio, and faces off to the regulator in regards to market risk matters for ICAAP and CCAR purposes. We are looking for someone with a statistical skillset and strong knowledge of market risk. A good analytical mind is necessary and statistical modelling will be done in R and Python. If you are looking for a great platform to build a career in a market risk team within investment banking, this will be a great environment to develop and grow. The head of the function is very experienced and the team has grown steadily over time. Compensation wise, they are flexible depending on experience and value add, with a range of £90,000 - £120,000 plus bonus and benefits
LMA London, UK
Dec 07, 2018
We are working with a leading investment bank in London to recruit into their market risk stress testing team. The function works across asset classes and covers risk modelling, and regulatory driven projects. We are looking for someone with a strong understanding of market risk methodology from a modelling, stress testing, and measurements perspective. The role will also require experience with regulatory driven projects such as CCAR and ICAAP. The role has plenty of interaction with the quant function, regulators, and senior risk functions within the bank. This role will be an excellent long term career opportunity and is a strategic hire for the bank as part of their long term plans for risk management. In return, the role will be offering a starting basic salary in the range of £90,000 - £120,000 plus bonus and benefits