Assurance Assistant Manager

  • Salary:50000
  • Location:London, England, United Kingdom
  • Job Type:Permanent, Full time
  • Company:Alexander Ash Consulting
  • Updated on:16 Feb 19

My client a BIG 4 consultancy is searching for an Assurance Assistant Manager to join their wealth and asset management team. 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.

My client a BIG 4 consultancy is searching for an Assurance Assistant Manager to join their wealth and asset management team. 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 an d recovery of client chargeable time


Skills

  • Knowledge of the financial services industry, in particular the asset and wealth management sectors. 
  • Experience of working as an auditor or consultant, and have a genuine interest in assurance work. 
  • Keen to explore areas over which our clients, or our clients’ clients, might seek to gain assurance. 
  • Be able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment, taking on new challenges, dealing with changing client demands, whilst delivering work to a high standard of quality and demonstrating strong attention to detail. 
  • Strong project management skills demonstrated by a record of assurance and advisory project delivery. 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, including an ability to communicate well with clients in writing and verbally especially at senior levels.