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LMA London, UK
Feb 17, 2019
A unique opportunity has arisen with an exciting fintech company. They are looking for a Head of Credit to drive their team forward. Some of the responsibilities within the role will include, but are not limited to: The credit integrity and performance of the lending book. Implementing creditor policy and lending guidelines. Create a centre of excellence and expertise with the necessary skills to support the business. Line management of the Credit Analysts / Managers. Approval of proposals within own Delegated Lending Authority. Review proposals above Delegated Lending Authority and submit for approval to the Risk Director / Board Risk Committee with supporting paper. Lead deal forum meetings with Commercial Team. Provide ad-hoc credit advice and support in respect of any prospective proposition. The successful candidate must have previous experience of leading a credit department, and legal knowledge with associated risk assessment and research skills. It is vital that your balance sheet analysis is very strong. The starting salary for this position will range £100,000 to £150,000 dependent upon experience, plus bonus, and benefits. These include a great work life balance and a family feel culture. Due to the ambitious nature of the company and the growth potential, there are excellent career progression opportunities from this position.
LMA City of London, UK
Feb 17, 2019
A tier 1 Investment bank is looking for a SVP/Director level hire to work and manage the Equity Valuation Risk Control team. Equities Valuation Risk Control team is a specialist team within Product Control responsible for independent valuations, model validation, model governance and regulatory reporting. This is a technical management role which supports the Investment Bank's global Equity Derivatives businesses. The role is high profile with direct exposure to Front Office management and senior Product Control management. Key responsibilities include: Building trusted relationships with senior stakeholders from a business and regional perspective. This role has global coverage and requires frequent and effective communication with senior stakeholders across various key functions and teams. Leading senior valuation governance forums including monthly IPV, quarterly deep dives, Prudent Valuation, model validation and governance. Providing timely and thorough analysis and commentary for price testing and performing unauthorised trading detection controls. Validating the rationale of financial and regulatory valuation adjustments. Conducting Fair Value Measurement analysis and advisory. Formulating and managing the independent price verification processes. Approval of new product and new business reviews from a valuation perspective. Review and approval of valuation methodologies. Analyse and review control gaps in existing processes to mitigate operational risk. To apply you should have a Bachelor's degree in finance, economics or quantitative-related subject. A recognised professional accountancy or financial qualification is preferred but not essential. 8+ years of experience in a Valuation Control and Risk function. Highly numerate with excellent product, financial modelling, and risk and valuation technique knowledge. Candidates with Equity Derivatives product knowledge are strongly preferred but will also look at rates/Fx as long as its exotic products. Outstanding communication skills, able to articulate complex issues clearly and succinctly to senior management.
LMA London, UK
Feb 17, 2019
LMA recruitment are currently working with an internationally renowned client. This is a newly recreated position managing 4 management accountants and reporting into the VP Financial Operations whilst supporting the CFO. Duties include : Finance: Reviewing month end Preparing analysis and commentary for the CFO Identifying trends and reporting to the VP as well as CEO Working with HOD's to educate them on financial awareness Taking lead on budgets Staff: Ensuring development of colleagues and promoting an environment to learn Recruitment of finance staff Conducting staff appraisals Other: Identifying fixed assets Responsibility in joint ventures Preparing business plans for board meetings Candidate : CIMA / ACCA / ACA or equivalent Strong team management experience Experience working with a large company / corporate ideal but not essential .
LMA London, UK
Feb 17, 2019
A unique opportunity has arisen at an exciting multinational bank within the City of London. They are looking for a new Head of Banking in order to drive the business forward. Some of the responsibilities include but are not limited to: Credit Risk management function of the Bank. Retail Banking function of the Bank for the HNW and UHNW clients of the bank. International Trade Finance function of the Bank. Global Transfer Services function of the Bank. Treasury management function of the Bank. They are looking for an experienced General Manager or CEO, who has a proven background within Africa and London. You must have experience of working within an African bank prior, and must have a track record of success of leading a branch, or bank, successfully. This role is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to get their teeth into a new project, and develop their skills further. This role offers a fantastic benefits package, as well as promoting a good work-life balance and a collegiate working atmosphere.
LMA London, UK
Feb 16, 2019
LMA is delighted to be working with a Financial Services company in the London area to recruit a Compensation Consultant. The Compensation Consultant will sit in the Compensation Advisory Centre of Expertise and will be the specialist on Compensation policy and regulatory matters. Responsibilities include: Developing subject matter expertise with current UK Reward regulations Strong knowledge of company compensation plans and policies Review and interpretation of all UK regulation Prepare gap analysis and solution development Lead the MRT identification process Oversee the companies application of proportionality levels, role based allowances and pay mix Project manage the embedding of new regulatory requirements and working closely with HR, Risk, Compliance and Finance to agree action steps Plan and deliver on complex regulatory reporting requirements( EBA, Pillar 3, RPS) Manager the material risk takers year end comp cycle Lead presentations to up skill and teach HR colleagues and managers about UK remuneration regulation
LMA London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
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
Feb 15, 2019
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
Feb 15, 2019
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
Feb 15, 2019
My client who are based in the City of London are looking for a Head of Operational Change with a Buisness Development background in FS - Perm - £150 -200K Skills and experience Consulting background with successful track record of Business Development for Financial Services In-depth experience gained in either a buy-side or sell-side institution with exposure to shaping and delivering significant programmes of Operational Change. Key areas of interest include operating model analysis and design to support Operations consolidation and integration, business divestment and sourcing, new product/market strategies Use and deployment of Managed Services In-depth understanding of the key industry, market and regulatory drivers shaping the industry and an ability to articulate these by way of client opportunities Product knowledge to include OTC derivatives, Fixed Income and Equities In-depth understanding of the pre and post trade transaction value chain together with an appreciation of the threats and opportunities presented by market and regulatory change agendas Experience of process optimisation tooling and methodologies Drive innovation from market developments as they pertain to Operational Excellence and Procurement and Supplier Management Demonstrable expertise in building and leveraging relationships The ability to present to C-Level decision makers Experience of leading multiple, diverse and complex client programmes' and having accountability for managing resources, potential over-runs, billing, and recovery Experience of managing teams Strong interpersonal & written communication skills Self-starter and strong team player Business Development Leverage own network and work closely with Account Management to build lead generation and a qualified pipeline of sales opportunities through to closure and delivery. Responsible for all aspects of client engagement from pre-sales through sales, engagement, delivery and on-sell Support the development of go-to-market material Manage future-proofing of High Value Propositions and drive development and maintenance of IP and Knowledge Management Please call Sarah Brown on OR email me on
LMA City of London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
A fantastic opportunity has come about at a leading asset management firm within the city. They are currently looking to hire an experienced Head of Enterprise Risk/Business Risk to drive the risk framework forwards. A large part of the role will be developing of the ICAAP framework, as well as the group's Capital and Liquidity Assessment framework. Some of the main responsibilities within the role are, but are not limited to: Manage the risk assessment and risk profiling activity globally. Maintaining and assisting with the worldwide operational risk framework. Production of the FCA ICAAP and the group's Capital and Liquidity Assessment Framework. Coordinate the internal and external production of key risk indicator reports. Production of the ICAAP document. As this is a senior hire, it is vital that you have experience within an asset management environment, or from a top 4 consultancy with placements with asset management practices. You must also have experience as a first line of defence within operational risk. This is a very successful business that not only rewards their employees generously but also provides a family type environment that is very inclusive. They are offering a starting salary ranging between £70,000 - £130,000 plus bonus and benefits.
LMA City of London, UK
Feb 14, 2019
A fantastic opportunity has come about at a leading international bank within the city. They are currently looking to hire an excellent Operational Risk VP to join their Operational Risk and Controls department. A large part of the role will be rolling out the risk management framework and control assurance plan, through effective and efficient delivery. Also contributing effectually across numerous operational risk functions. Some of the main responsibilities within the role are, but are not limited to: Provide a robust second Line of Defence challenge to ensure the wider effective identification and management of operational risk. Assist in the development and implementation of the operational risk framework. Incident management and post incident reviews. Quarterly root cause analysis. To be considered for the position it is vital that you have excellent command of English Literature, as the role will require the incumbent to write reports for the board. You must have held a role within 2nd line Operational Risk within a bank in the past. This is an amazing and very successful business that not only rewards their employees generously but also provides a family type environment that is very inclusive. They are renowned for providing clear career progression opportunities. In return they are offering a starting salary ranging between £50,000 - £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
LMA City of London, UK
Feb 14, 2019
Role Responsibilities Support processes and systems Assist in the implementation, monitoring, and governance of finance policies and procedures including but not limited to travel & entertainment, accounts payable (vendor on-boarding and payment issues), and associate payroll processes Support applicable finance processes within our global organization as appropriate to effectively build our global operating model Serve as the finance system business contact in support of business activities including functional knowledge of firm's ERP and related ancillary systems to provide business support Serve as a general resource or liaison for assigned office and applicable regions for CFO Group related activities including ad-hoc project support Support global business partners Communicate with global local offices to answer queries about financial transactions to deliver insight and actionable feedback to corporate headquarters Collaborate with the relevant CFO Group associates to establish informed, best practices for our global organization Assist global offices with questions regarding financial results to budget in partnership with the FP&A organization as needed in support of the firm budget process Assist to bridge the time zones differences between international offices and US headquarters to enable a more proactive global operating model Financial Reporting Support Utilizes existing or develops necessary information to support financial reporting including ad-hoc reporting requests and special projects with direction from financial reporting team, Support general ledger accounting function, where appropriate, in support of the financial close process including but not limited to journal entry support/review and variance analysis Converts data into actionable information in support of financial reporting process including core financial tools, MS Office products, and other tools as needed Process Improvement Provides quality oversight, including local perspective, for deliverables deemed critical in support of the global finance organization linked to agreed metrics for the relevant functional areas Assists in development of new reports utilizing relevant data sources to inform business Supports and at times defines, changes to processes, tools, or business practices PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES / SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS Required: Ability to collaborate with various levels of stakeholders across the TRP organization including senior managers Consults with others and provides information to enable timely decisions Exhibit energy and enthusiasm and detail orientation in daily responsibilities Seeks ways to improve processes while thinking about the system as a whole Responsive, team-oriented approach with excellent client-service skills for effective relations with internal clients Strong analytical skills coupled with solid oral and written communication skills Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly Focuses on professional development and takes advantage of continuous learning Proficiency in desktop software (MS Excel, etc.) and aptitude to learn and use ERP systems Preferred: Knowledge of Financial Services Industry Experience with financial systems Have or pursuing additional financial accreditations (CPA, CMA, ACCA, CFA, CIMA, etc.) University degree and 3-5 years of finance or accounting experience is preferred
LMA London, UK
Feb 14, 2019
LMA is delighted to be working with a highly innovative and entrepreneurial business to recruit a Senior Compensation Manager/Director Reporting to the Global Head of Reward you will be responsible for partnering with key stakeholders across the business and acting as the trusted Compensation Advisor and subject matter expert. The business is currently going through a period of exciting growth , as a consequence there have been some positive changes to the structure of the business, HR team and centre of excellence functions. This new role has emerged as a unique opportunity to really position yourself as a true business partner and change agent, the candidate who is successful in securing the role will be given the opportunity to become a highly autonomous specialist with lots of band width to lead on projects and own a piece of the global strategy. This role would suit an experienced Head of or Senior Manager/Director looking to join a forward thinking company to create a genuine impact whilst working in a professional collegiate and inclusive environment.
LMA London, UK
Feb 14, 2019
A fantastic opportunity has come about at a leading international bank within the city. They are currently looking to hire an excellent Operational Risk Analyst which offers fantastic career development opportunities. A large part of the role will be rolling out the risk management framework and control assurance plan, through effective and efficient delivery. Also contributing effectually across numerous operational risk functions. Some of the main responsibilities within the role are, but are not limited to: Responsible for review and maintenance of UK operational risk framework. Maintaining and assisting with the worldwide operational risk framework. The setting of new controls & procedures across the business. Coordinate the internal and external production of key risk indicator reports. To be considered for the position it is vital that you have excellent command of English Literature, as the role will require the incumbent to write reports for the board. You must have held a managerial role within an Operational Risk department within a bank in the past. This is an amazing and very successful business that not only rewards their employees generously but also provides a family type environment that is very inclusive. They are renowned for providing clear career progression opportunities. In return they are offering a starting salary ranging between £90,000 - £110,000 plus bonus and benefits.
LMA City of London, UK
Feb 14, 2019
My client who are based in the City of London are looking for a Head of Operational Change with a Buisness Development background in FS - Perm - £150 -200K Skills and experience Consulting background with successful track record of Business Development for Financial Services In-depth experience gained in either a buy-side or sell-side institution with exposure to shaping and delivering significant programmes of Operational Change. Key areas of interest include operating model analysis and design to support Operations consolidation and integration, business divestment and sourcing, new product/market strategies Use and deployment of Managed Services In-depth understanding of the key industry, market and regulatory drivers shaping the industry and an ability to articulate these by way of client opportunities Product knowledge to include OTC derivatives, Fixed Income and Equities In-depth understanding of the pre and post trade transaction value chain together with an appreciation of the threats and opportunities presented by market and regulatory change agendas Experience of process optimisation tooling and methodologies Drive innovation from market developments as they pertain to Operational Excellence and Procurement and Supplier Management Demonstrable expertise in building and leveraging relationships The ability to present to C-Level decision makers Experience of leading multiple, diverse and complex client programmes' and having accountability for managing resources, potential over-runs, billing, and recovery Experience of managing teams Strong interpersonal & written communication skills Self-starter and strong team player Business Development Leverage own network and work closely with Account Management to build lead generation and a qualified pipeline of sales opportunities through to closure and delivery. Responsible for all aspects of client engagement from pre-sales through sales, engagement, delivery and on-sell Support the development of go-to-market material Manage future-proofing of High Value Propositions and drive development and maintenance of IP and Knowledge Management Please call Sarah Brown on OR email me on
LMA London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
LMA is delighted to be exclusively partnering with a growing Media business in London to recruit a Head of Reward. Reporting directly to the Chief People Officer you will be responsible for leading the Reward strategy for the business and creating a highly engaging Reward framework that will help the business achieve its commercial objectives whilst remaining people centric and human. This is a great opportunity to really make a difference in a company that place high importance on wellness, inclusion, fairness and equality. To be successful in this role you will be a strong relationship builder with the ability to gain buy in from key stakeholders and help to break down any barriers between the business and HR. You will be passionate about engagement and wellness as well as having a keen eye for detail when considering market data and compensation planning. Key areas of Focus: Compensation- Lead for all cyclical compensation processes including annual salary review, market data analysis and bonus /incentives. Benefits- Create, build and implement Benefits and Wellness strategy based on employee and leadership feedback Business Partnering/Executive relationship management- Partner with C level stakeholders and create internal network of champions to help roll out of key initiatives. Market expertise- Be aware of legislative changes, best practice and innovation happening in the market and build network to keep abreast of latest trends This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a fast paced and dynamic business and really make a positive impact.If you enjoy a good mix of hands on and strategy in a business that truly invest in people then please apply below or get in touch for a conversation.
LMA London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
My client who is based in London are currently recruiting for a M&A Integration Project Manager for an infrastructure project. Project Manager - M&A Intergration - £80K - Insurance/FS Your role is to design and maintain project plans whilst highlighting and handling risks that occur. You will plan and own the delivery of multiple discrete IT projects across our business. You'll act with the highest integrity and be confident when handling sensitive information. Your main aim is to work with key partners to clarify project criteria; and provide leadership, supervision and coaching to your team. You're responsible for High-Level and overall Tracking, Dashboards, Reports and Project Documentation in relation to M&A Projects. This includes keeping an eye on the budget. You ensure that our Project Governance is adhered too, providing all necessary Project documentation and keeping us aligned to our regulators standards. Comfortable presenting at any level, you're happy when explaining complex information to non-technical colleagues. You have hands-on experience in abundance and love the challenge of running multiple Infrastructure Projects. Qualifications You are educated to degree level or have the equivalent in computer science or a related field. Prince 2 or equivalent (PMP) and ITIL (Foundation) Previous Infrastructure experience in running Operations and/or Delivery (End User Computing, Data Centre, Networking WAN & LAN, SAN & Security) Security (PCI, ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials) Your Previous Experience: Experience of M&A's and integration Insurance OR FS background preferrred You are a dynamic professional with a deep knowledge of large-scale 24/7 enterprise environments; hosting hundreds of servers, complex networks and multiple locations. A self-starter in the implementation, delivery and management of infrastructure based projects. This includes high availability, site security and disaster recovery. You direct your team and projects with strong budgeting and commercial experience. An authority with successful projects behind you; you're keen to share your knowledge with others and develop team members accordingly. Demonstrable experience of leading 3rd party suppliers and vendors; preparing vendor selection processes (RFI & RFP process)
LMA London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
My client who is based in London are currently recruiting for a M&A Integration Project Manager for an infrastructure project. Project Manager - M&A Intergration - £80K - Insurance/FS Your role is to design and maintain project plans whilst highlighting and handling risks that occur. You will plan and own the delivery of multiple discrete IT projects across our business. You'll act with the highest integrity and be confident when handling sensitive information. Your main aim is to work with key partners to clarify project criteria; and provide leadership, supervision and coaching to your team. You're responsible for High-Level and overall Tracking, Dashboards, Reports and Project Documentation in relation to M&A Projects. This includes keeping an eye on the budget. You ensure that our Project Governance is adhered too, providing all necessary Project documentation and keeping us aligned to our regulators standards. Comfortable presenting at any level, you're happy when explaining complex information to non-technical colleagues. You have hands-on experience in abundance and love the challenge of running multiple Infrastructure Projects. Qualifications You are educated to degree level or have the equivalent in computer science or a related field. Prince 2 or equivalent (PMP) and ITIL (Foundation) Previous Infrastructure experience in running Operations and/or Delivery (End User Computing, Data Centre, Networking WAN & LAN, SAN & Security) Security (PCI, ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials) Your Previous Experience: Experience of M&A's and integration Insurance OR FS background preferrred You are a dynamic professional with a deep knowledge of large-scale 24/7 enterprise environments; hosting hundreds of servers, complex networks and multiple locations. A self-starter in the implementation, delivery and management of infrastructure based projects. This includes high availability, site security and disaster recovery. You direct your team and projects with strong budgeting and commercial experience. An authority with successful projects behind you; you're keen to share your knowledge with others and develop team members accordingly. Demonstrable experience of leading 3rd party suppliers and vendors; preparing vendor selection processes (RFI & RFP process)
LMA City of London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
This Asset Management firm are looking to hire a high calibre Head of HR in a newly created role as the organisation continues to grow. Working with the CEO and executive committee, you will create and implement an integrated people strategy which balances the needs of the business whilst meeting corporate requirements ensuring that key talent is attracted, developed, rewarded, motivated and retained building a high performance culture and engaged workforce. The critical nature of the role means you must have experience leading and developing an HR function within a professional or financial services environment. A 'hands on' generalist Head of HR, you will be able to present demonstrable evidence in driving people-related change with delivery as a key component of success. You will be responsible for developing a strong talent management strategy with robust attraction and retention plans and a talent identification program and succession plan. You'll also develop a performance and reward process aligning individual goals with the strategic plan. You'll be an accomplished executive team member equally comfortable with commercial decision making as leading the people agenda and have the personal gravitas and credibility to influence at board level. You'll also have the ability to balance defining strategy and delivering pragmatic solutions in order develop HR processes that are relevant to the current and future needs of the organisation, making a considerable contribution to its success and growth.
LMA London, UK
Feb 12, 2019
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