Senior Associate – CASS Policy

Compliance
Published
17th July 2017
Category
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
£43,000 - £60,000

Description

BSM Group is representing a client seeking a Senior Associate - CASS Policy.

Key responsibilities:

  • Becoming a specialist in the field of client assets regulation.
  • Leading CASS Policy projects, including developing policy, drafting policy documents, engaging with internal and external stakeholders and ensuring that internal governance procedures are adhered to.
  • Mentoring more junior and less experienced members of staff and disseminating CASS knowledge.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders; influencing stakeholders.
  • Analysing complex business models and issues.
  • Accompanied by senior team members, representing the department and the firm externally at industry meetings and presentations.
  • Applying and continually enhancing your acquired knowledge.

Key requirements:

  • Excellent written language skills
  • Experience of policy making
  • Experience of leading projects
  • Knowledge of the UK and European financial services regulatory framework you will need to demonstrate an excellent understanding of this and have practical experience of working in this field.
  • Excellent communication skills you will need to communicate complex subjects clearly and confidently both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent analytical skills you will need to analyse complex regulations and business models and review information to identify risks to client assets.
  • Leadership skills you will need: to engage and operate confidently within a network of regulatory specialists, firms and other industry stakeholders; present policies and policy justification to senior management and committees; influence stakeholders and be robust under challenge; develop junior and less experienced staff; drive work through to completion; and demonstrate professional excellence at all times.
  • Knowledge of the UK and European financial services regulatory framework you will need to demonstrate an excellent understanding of this and have practical experience of working in this field.
  • Strong prioritisation and time management skills you will need to be able to juggle a number of competing pieces of work at once, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Excellent team working skills the nature of the CASS Policy Team's work and the department's work is collaborative.

Desirable

  • Relevant knowledge and practical experience of UK client asset regulation
  • Knowledge and/or experience of firms who hold client assets e.g. custody banks, clearing brokers or investment firms
  • Legal, accounting or internal audit background

If you require any more information please contact Hugh Tamlyn: hughtamlyn@bsmgroup.com or  0203 906 2695

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