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  • Job title Manager - Financial Services
  • Salary £ Attractive
  • Location Edinburgh
  • Job status Permanent
  • Category Accountancy & Finance - Public Practice
  • Contact Suzanne Ramsay
  • The Company
    Large mid-tier firm who continue to expand their highly profitable business. They can offer a structured career path with the opportunity to keep developing your career. At the same time, they believe in a positive work /life balance and are flexible in how they support this.
  • The Role
    Due to continued growth in this firm and in particular their FS Division, a new role has been created which will work closely with the Senior Manager:

    - Managing and carrying out audit and advisory work for a range of clients with the focus being on advisory within financial services
    - Working with a number of clients ranging from SMEs to PLCs
    - Clients will all be FCA regulated including asset managers, wealth managers and insurance brokers
    - There will be the opportunity to work closely with 2 of the Senior Partners and therefore further develop experience within this area
    - This role can be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • The Person
    - CA accountancy qualification (or equivalent)
    - Extensive financial services experience and wealth management experience advantageous however more important to have good understanding of industry more generally and be aware of all entities regulated
    - Understanding of the client assets source book, in particular CASS 5, 6 and 7
    - Experience in managing client money audits an advantage
    - Awareness of FCA Handbook and ability to apply the context to a wide range of financial services clients
    - Have an understanding of FinRep, CoRep, Basel III, ICAAP reviews, Other technical accounting matters MIFiD and PRIIPs etc.
    - A genuine interest in financial services and the industry
    - The desire to constantly learn and apply that knowledge for the best interests of clients
    - Strong knowledge of UK GAAP
    - Strong understanding of financial reporting process and controls and be able to help add value to clients
    - Able to manage audit within budget and provide solutions to complex accounting / audit issues
    - Team management and leadership skills with an entrepreneurial mind-set
  • ID 3492

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