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Assistant Manager - FS Advisory
Job ID #: 6966 Location: London
Business area: Financial Services Advisory Job category: Advisory
Employment type: Full Time - Permanent Qualification level: Qualified (professional)
Duration of contract: Not Indicated

BDO LLP is an accountancy and business advisory firm, we provide integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy.

We share our clients’ ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed.

BDO LLP operates in 18 offices across the UK, employing 3,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £428m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 74,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $8.1bn.

• The primary responsibility of the Assistant Manager will be to deal with matters relating to risk management, regulatory compliance and control effectiveness reviews. On occasion the Assistant Manager may become involved in special assignments on an ad hoc basis.
• As an Assistant Manager in FS Advisory there will be opportunities to work alongside the management and partner team on a variety of engagements covering the spectrum of services that we provide including providing clients with advice on designing and implementing:
o Compliance and regulatory frameworks;
o Enterprise wide risk management frameworks;
o Operational risk management frameworks;
o Credit risk management frameworks.
• As an Assistant Manager you will assist clients in the drafting of key policies, including compliance manuals and associated documents
• Performing ad-hoc assurance reviews with respect to risk and regulatory issues; and
• Acting as a subject matter expert on internal audit reviews.

• You will produce, with limited supervision, complete and accurate working papers
• Manage budgets and keep to client and internal deadlines
• To build credible relationships with clients both by demonstrating technical skills and knowledge and also by handling complaints and customer redress appropriately
• Capable of managing engagements from the planning to client reporting stages
• Provide a variety of support on client campaigns from researching new regulatory requirements to effective business implementation
• You will develop presentations that are clear and impactful, translating services into meaningful value propositions for clients

• Broad UK Regulatory knowledge with knowledge in at least two or more of our core subject matter areas (e.g. conduct risk, risk management, corporate governance, MIFID II, MCOBS, BCOBS, PSD2, CASS, SMCR etc.)
• Likely to have held similar positions in the financial services industry; with the PRA or FCA; and / or a leading professional services organisation
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
• Knowledge of financial products and / or customer-facing regulated activities
• Play a role in coaching more junior team members
• Flexibility to work across the UK where required

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