Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd

Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd London, UK
20/04/2019
Full time
Top wealth and asset management client are looking for an experience auditor looking to move into a risk consulting role who has Big 4 consultancy experience with asset management expertise! This work involves delivering assurance and advisory engagements to clients in the asset management sector. You will also be responsible for Internal Controls Assurance Reporting advice - helping clients produce internal controls reports for the first time under recognised standards such as AAF 01/06, ISAE 3402 and SSAE 18 and in developing areas such as benchmark assurance. Responsibilities Deliver high quality advisory and assurance engagements to a range of firms including top-tier global asset managers, hedge funds and fund manager start-ups. Assist clients with the drafting of internal controls assurance reports based on a strong understanding of operational risks in asset managers and of internal controls assurance standards. Assurance Reporting - Controls assurance reporting advice (relating to ISAE 3402, AAF 01/06, SSAE Risk & Capital Management - Risk Management Framework development, Assurance Mapping, Risk. Deliver GIPS verification engagements, stay up-to-date with developments in GIPS and trends in investment performance, help clients navigate changing requirements, and provide ad hoc advice to clients on technical matters. Prepare and deliver presentations and seminars on technical topics both internally to the FRM team and externally as part of client engagements Assist with aspects of engagement management activities including internal risk management procedures, budgeting, timely billing and recovery of client chargeable time Skills MUST have knowledge of the financial services industry, in particular the asset and wealth management sectors. Must be a fully qualified accountant (potentially part qualified). MUST have experience of working as an auditor within a Big 4 consultancy, and have a genuine interest in Keen assurance work. Strong project management skills demonstrated by a record of assurance and advisory project delivery. MUST have done assurance testing, GIPs (Global Investment Performance Stds)
Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd London, UK
19/04/2019
Full time
My client a BIG 4 consultancy is searching for an Internal Auditor to join their Internal Audit. You will work directly with the audit partners and directors to deliver External Quality Assessments to evaluate internal audit functions. Working as part of the Internal Audit team you will also be responsible for the coordination of subject matter experts to deliver end-to-end internal audit projects that cover a wide variety of topics across regulatory, technology, and technical areas. Responsibilities Audit planning and delivery performed in accordance with IA methodology and firm's quality standards F2B reviews of equities Managing a portfolio of existing IA clients and maintaining first point of contact with key stakeholders Providing advice to a range of clients on auditor independence rules and risk management practices End to end project management of IA tender requests Risk and Controls Matrix with associated testing tabs, insight log and Be able to demonstrate a track record in strengthening existing & developing new client relationships Draft Report consolidating the findings from the work Skills Relevant Accountant qualification (ACA, ACCA, IIA, CCAB) or other suitable Internal Audit qualifications Etrading experience Significant Internal Audit and/or risk management experience including extensive experience of delivering audits, SOX controls and testing Capital Market experience Financial Services (Banking) experience Practical experience of working in Governance, Compliance, Risk and Control within a professional services firm or FTSE 250 Experience of working on large scale projects
Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd London, UK
18/04/2019
Full time
Operational Risk Reporting Manager - AVP - London Responsible for the aggregation, quality assurance and reporting of risk, control and event information to create a holistic non-financial reporting profile to enable effective oversight risk across the group. Identifying opportunities and assist to streamline and automate report production Providing input into the design and enhancement of existing reports which are provided to various functions Facilitating response for adhoc NFR data requests from senior management/regulators Quality Assurance data inputs for non-financial reporting Please let me know if you're interested or might know a suitable person. (see below)
Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd London, UK
17/04/2019
Full time
Top wealth and asset management client are looking for an experience auditor looking to move into a risk consulting role who has Big 4 consultancy experience with asset management expertise! This work involves delivering assurance and advisory engagements to clients in the asset management sector. You will also be responsible for Internal Controls Assurance Reporting advice - helping clients produce internal controls reports for the first time under recognised standards such as AAF 01/06, ISAE 3402 and SSAE 18 and in developing areas such as benchmark assurance. Responsibilities Deliver high quality advisory and assurance engagements to a range of firms including top-tier global asset managers, hedge funds and fund manager start-ups. Assist clients with the drafting of internal controls assurance reports based on a strong understanding of operational risks in asset managers and of internal controls assurance standards. Assurance Reporting - Controls assurance reporting advice (relating to ISAE 3402, AAF 01/06, SSAE Risk & Capital Management - Risk Management Framework development, Assurance Mapping, Risk. Deliver GIPS verification engagements, stay up-to-date with developments in GIPS and trends in investment performance, help clients navigate changing requirements, and provide ad hoc advice to clients on technical matters. Prepare and deliver presentations and seminars on technical topics both internally to the FRM team and externally as part of client engagements Assist with aspects of engagement management activities including internal risk management procedures, budgeting, timely billing and recovery of client chargeable time Skills MUST have knowledge of the financial services industry, in particular the asset and wealth management sectors. Must be a fully qualified accountant (potentially part qualified). MUST have experience of working as an auditor within a Big 4 consultancy, and have a genuine interest in Keen assurance work. Strong project management skills demonstrated by a record of assurance and advisory project delivery. MUST have done assurance testing, GIPs (Global Investment Performance Stds)
Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd London, UK
17/04/2019
Full time
My client a BIG 4 consultancy is searching for an Internal Auditor to join their Internal Audit. You will work directly with the audit partners and directors to deliver External Quality Assessments to evaluate internal audit functions. Working as part of the Internal Audit team you will also be responsible for the coordination of subject matter experts to deliver end-to-end internal audit projects that cover a wide variety of topics across regulatory, technology, and technical areas. Responsibilities Audit planning and delivery performed in accordance with IA methodology and firm's quality standards F2B reviews of equities Managing a portfolio of existing IA clients and maintaining first point of contact with key stakeholders Providing advice to a range of clients on auditor independence rules and risk management practices End to end project management of IA tender requests Risk and Controls Matrix with associated testing tabs, insight log and Be able to demonstrate a track record in strengthening existing & developing new client relationships Draft Report consolidating the findings from the work Skills Relevant Accountant qualification (ACA, ACCA, IIA, CCAB) or other suitable Internal Audit qualifications Etrading experience Significant Internal Audit and/or risk management experience including extensive experience of delivering audits, SOX controls and testing Capital Market experience Financial Services (Banking) experience Practical experience of working in Governance, Compliance, Risk and Control within a professional services firm or FTSE 250 Experience of working on large scale projects
Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd London, UK
17/04/2019
Full time
Operational Risk Reporting Manager - AVP - London Responsible for the aggregation, quality assurance and reporting of risk, control and event information to create a holistic non-financial reporting profile to enable effective oversight risk across the group. Identifying opportunities and assist to streamline and automate report production Providing input into the design and enhancement of existing reports which are provided to various functions Facilitating response for adhoc NFR data requests from senior management/regulators Quality Assurance data inputs for non-financial reporting Please let me know if you're interested or might know a suitable person. (see below)
Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd London, UK
17/04/2019
Full time
We've been retained by a leading global Investment Banking giant, who have a unique senior opening for a Director-level Banking professional to lead their Algorithmic/Electronic Trading model validation, risk and review activity. This role sits within the wider Model Risk Management team, which provides independent oversight of the models used across the Bank and provides a holistic view to senior managers. They are responsible for the independent review and risk analysis as well as governance activities. This will include: * Independently reviewing and challenging the methodologies used to revalue positions, in particular in the space of Algorithm trading. * Reviewing, analysing and challenging the mathematical/theoretical soundness of the model, checking independently its robustness, the correctness of its implementation, the appropriate of the model given intended usage, considering both applicability to the products and the associated risks that are inherent with the specific modelling approach. * Contributing to translating the model risk principle requirement into implementable activities such as testing approach and risk assessment. * Extending, as required, the performed activities using one's own acquired expertise in the model. Core Skills/Experience they are looking for: * Experience in model validation, other quantitative risk management role or Front Office quantitative discipline. * Excellent mathematical ability with a strong background in stochastic calculus, partial differential equations, Monte-Carlo methods, finite difference methods, numerical algorithms and statistical methods and statistic modelling. * Strong understanding in financial markets, demonstrated by qualifications and experience * A deep understanding of Algorithm models and cross asset pricing models (Equity, FX, IR). * Experience in coding in Python in a managed codebase or equivalent languages * Strong educational background (ie PhD, Master's, BSc/MSc or similar) In return, this role offers an extremely attractive salary package and career prospects internationally.
Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd London, UK
16/04/2019
Full time
We've been retained by a leading global Investment Banking giant, who have a unique senior opening for a Director-level Banking professional to lead their Algorithmic/Electronic Trading model validation, risk and review activity. This role sits within the wider Model Risk Management team, which provides independent oversight of the models used across the Bank and provides a holistic view to senior managers. They are responsible for the independent review and risk analysis as well as governance activities. This will include: * Independently reviewing and challenging the methodologies used to revalue positions, in particular in the space of Algorithm trading. * Reviewing, analysing and challenging the mathematical/theoretical soundness of the model, checking independently its robustness, the correctness of its implementation, the appropriate of the model given intended usage, considering both applicability to the products and the associated risks that are inherent with the specific modelling approach. * Contributing to translating the model risk principle requirement into implementable activities such as testing approach and risk assessment. * Extending, as required, the performed activities using one's own acquired expertise in the model. Core Skills/Experience they are looking for: * Experience in model validation, other quantitative risk management role or Front Office quantitative discipline. * Excellent mathematical ability with a strong background in stochastic calculus, partial differential equations, Monte-Carlo methods, finite difference methods, numerical algorithms and statistical methods and statistic modelling. * Strong understanding in financial markets, demonstrated by qualifications and experience * A deep understanding of Algorithm models and cross asset pricing models (Equity, FX, IR). * Experience in coding in Python in a managed codebase or equivalent languages * Strong educational background (ie PhD, Master's, BSc/MSc or similar) In return, this role offers an extremely attractive salary package and career prospects internationally.
Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd London, UK
16/04/2019
Full time
Alexander Ash are currently working with a market leading Insurance company who are looking for a Configuration & Asset Management Lead to join their team. Within the organisation you will be responsible for the ongoing development and maturity of the Service Asset and Configuration Management capability to better serve the internal teams, businesses and minimise risk to customers. This is an exciting opportunity for any Configuration & Asset Management Lead who is dedicated and will seek to identify improvements and efficiency's, while utilising new technologies and existing tools as the organisation takes on one of it's biggest implementations. . Responsibilities Manage the overall design, development, future integration and execution of the Configuration & Asset management processes To drive the internal service performance to the Configuration & Asset management processes both internally and externally Be responsible for integrating and communicating with technology transformation programmes and change projects to ensure future Service Asset & Configuration Managements requirements are met Skill Requirements Experience leading or managing people/teams, who can liaise at all levels of an organisation Experience of Implemention and/or maturity of a Configuration/Asset Management capability within an organisation ServiceNow experience Service Management/Delivery experience For more information on the role, please contact Oyama Valashiya at Alexander Ash