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Senior Consultant - Assurance

Employer
Davies Consulting
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 3, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
We are the consulting division of Davies, accelerating business, technology and people performance across financial services including banking, asset and wealth management, insurance and other highly regulated industries.

We are currently seeking Consultants and Senior Consultants to join our Assurance practice in London. Ideally, you will be a fully qualified ACA with 2 years post qualification experience. We will also consider applications from those with ACCA or CIMA qualifications combined with a background in assurance within the Financial Services sector.
The opportunity: This is a rare opportunity to provide input into the strategy and direction of a growing practice along with accelerated learning and development with direct exposure and guidance from the practice's senior leadership, each of whom have over 25 years financial services experience at the Big 4 and several top tier banks. With the continued demand from our financial services clients for strong Risk & Control support to help address the scale, pace and complexity of change, we are enhancing our broad assurance services and capability through a dedicated Global Assurance practice. This practice is a critical component of our clients' robust risk mitigation framework and will deliver critical insights to give them confidence in their systems and control environment. We provide independent assurance services across all lines of defense, working with boards, businesses, technology, control functions and internal audit functions and is delivered in close partnership with Sionic's other core product offering. This is an exciting time to join our growing team.
You will:
  • Engage in the delivery of broad-based assurance work across our financial services clients
  • Work on client proposals and commercial pricing, thought leadership and marketing materials
  • Support the internal team on the development of tools and accelerators to assist with engagement delivery
  • Promote innovation ideas to continually improve the assurance techniques utilised by the team
  • Collaborate across the firm's other core practices which are an integral part of our service offering
  • Where possible, identify client opportunities (new or extensions) through building close relationships and trust on existing engagements
  • Actively participate in team meetings and lead agenda items as directed by your line manager
  • Leverage any network connections to introduce new avenues, where possible
  • Participate in client pitches, orals and presentations
  • Maintain appropriate experience and skill set to support continuous improvement requirements
  • Produce documentation to the highest standards expected by our clients, Davies and Regulators
  • Assist in the preparation of information for client review meetings
  • Assist with ad hoc analysis and other management reporting as required
  • Be integral to the success and growth of Davies where your ideas and contributions matter, every day!
Your experience:
Capabilities required to do the role:
  • Degree qualified, ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified (preferably with Big 4 background) with 2 to 3 years post qualification experience
  • Must have Financial Services relevant experience, preferably Banking & Capital Markets
  • Sound technical skills, with demonstrable exposure to complex client engagements
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistently and proactively deliver accurate, high quality work.
  • Highly organised, goal oriented, and solutions focused with a desire for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to take ownership and accountability, manage work independently and know when to escalate matters.
  • Work collaboratively across the team, contributing to a dynamic and inclusive team environment.
  • Provide mentorship, motivation and encouragement to colleagues.
  • Highly motivated, driven and ambitious individual keen to learn and determination to succeed and deliver results.
About Us
What's important to you is what matters to us...
We are straight-forward, adaptable and outcomes-focused. We build affinity, work with integrity and we always do what is right for our clients
Our core principles of Expertise, Leadership and Teamwork underline the Davies values of:
  • We are connected
  • We are dynamic
  • We are innovated
  • We succeed together
We live these values by ...
  • Caring for the health and well-being of our colleagues
  • Increasing diversity and inclusion within our workforce
  • Encouraging and accommodating flexible and hybrid working arrangements
  • Creating a culture centred on interesting, complex, and challenging work and celebrating success
  • Enjoying a fun, friendly, supportive, and sociable team-based environment
  • Supporting performance driven career progression and providing access to professional skills enhancement via internal learning programs
  • Recognising and celebrating the individual contributions of our colleagues
  • Championing autonomy and empowerment of all our colleagues
And if that wasn't enough...
  • Rewarding success and hard work!
We offer a competitive basic salary and annual bonus based on performance.

Benefits package includes:
  • Private healthcare via Bupa
  • Health cash back plan via BHSF
  • Generous annual leave plan
  • Company contribution to pension
  • Life assurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Competitive Employee Referral Program
Inclusion and Diversity
Our Approach - At Davies we welcome different perspectives, support each other's ambitions, and grow together. We work to build an Inclusive Culture where everyone can succeed.
We value the differences and benefits that a diverse workforce brings to the business. We do not discriminate on the grounds of any differentiating factor and embrace the differences which make people unique.
Actioned through - Davies colleagues will deliver DEI though both local and global actions. It is recognised that different geographies have different cultures, employment legislation and hold alternative views. At Davies, we are committed to building an Inclusive Culture through DEI, and we are respectful of opposing views held to the company's position.

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