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Governance and Risk Manager - Financial Services Advisory

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 29, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Ideas | People | Trust

We're BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today's changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain's economic engine - ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams that lead them.

We'll help you succeed

Leading organisations trust us because of the quality of our advice. That quality grows from a thorough understanding of their business, and that understanding comes from working closely with them and building long-lasting relationships.

You'll be someone who is both comfortable working proactively and managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with senior managers, directors, and BDO's partners to help businesses effectively. You'll be encouraged to identify and draw attention to opportunities for enhancing our delivery and providing additional services to organisations we work with.

The Governance and Risk Manager in the Financial Services Advisory will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects for financial services firms, including Skilled Person reviews (Section 166 Reviews), regulatory driven reviews and other internal control and assurance reviews. Our Managers also assist and advise on projects within other disciplines for clients that are not within the financial services sector, providing subject matter expertise.

The Manager role involves leading the planning of assignments and organising the delivery of the work and developing more junior team members. You'll also support Senior Managers, Directors and Partners with developing and maintaining deep client relationships, business development and assisting with the team's strategy. You will have the opportunity to develop specialist sub sector, lead on assignments within your specialism as well as help develop the technical and regulatory knowledge of the wider team.

You'll be someone with
  • Governance and Risk Management related experience working within a professional services, consulting or financial services firm or Regulator (FCA or PRA)
  • Knowledge and experience of any of the following: Corporate Governance, Board Effectiveness, Credit Risk, Risk Management Frameworks, SMCR, Operational Resilience, Conduct Risk, D&I and Culture.
  • Functional knowledge of the UK Financial Services regulatory environment (FCA and PRA) t
  • Strong reporting writing and presentation skills of current economic and market trends
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to present information in a clear manner
  • Project Management skills and a track record of delivering high quality outcomes
  • People Management experience
You'll be able to be yourself; we'll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We're committed to agile working, and we offer every colleague the opportunity to work in ways that suit you, your teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we'll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We're in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO's core values and we're proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we'll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you'll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for the companies we work with and satisfying experiences for our colleagues, so we've invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO's people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we'll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you'll never stop learning at BDO.

We're looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we're always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions

We've got a clear purpose, and we're confident in our future, because we're adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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