Risk Management Assistant Manager Risk Management Assistant Manager …

Grant Thornton
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jul 19
Grant Thornton
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jul 19
Grant Thornton
Risk Management Assistant Manager
Job Description Summary:
To work as part of the Financial Services Group, effectively providing a hands on advisory service that meets or exceeds client expectations and supports the Partner or Manager team. To take on responsibility for coaching more junior members of the team, undertake complex assignments and manage discrete areas of work. To assume a significant degree of input into the planning of work and the reporting of findings. To plan effectively, deliver projects on time and develop report writing skills.

Job Description:
Our clients operate in uncertain times. It's our job to work with them to help them grow sustainably and fulfil their responsibilities. In audit, we work with clients of all different sizes across many different sectors. You'll work with clients at their sites, getting to the heart of how they work and the challenges they face. Making the most of your audit experience and client management skills, you'll help our clients mitigate risks and work more effectively. And you'll help to shape a vibrant economy and contribute to making sure the whole business community is built on trust and integrity.

• Keeps abreast of relevant industry and professional developments and contributes to thought leadership
• Proactively seeks to share industry and professional developments, where this may be of benefit to the team
• Begins to build a personal network from which to generate leads
• Starts to develop new business from own contacts and collaborative working with Financial Services Group colleagues or others in the wider firm
• Contributes effectively to developing, launching and exploiting new initiatives and service lines to diversify the business
• Takes an active part in networking or office marketing events when appropriate, introduces contacts to colleagues and is an ambassador of the firm
• Demonstrates an understanding of the firm's products, services and capabilities and contributes to cross selling opportunities
• Seeks to participate in business development activities and contributes effectively to proposals

• Demonstrates sound industry and technical knowledge and is able to apply this in the context of client assignments
• Prepares client take on in accordance with the Firm's methodology

• Plays an active role in the Actuarial & Risk team, mentoring, coaching and advising team members as appropriate and contributing to positive morale
• Works collaboratively across all areas within the Financial Services Group to maximise our contribution to the firm and to clients
• Acts as a role model for senior analysts or analysts and provides constructive upward feedback to more senior colleagues
• Works in line with the firm's CLEARR values, of collaboration, leadership, excellence, agility, respect and responsibility
• Seeks regular feedback and identifies and acts upon learning and development needs in order to develop technical and personal skills
• Completes a timely appraisal and personal development plan

Operations and results
• Ensures client take-on is completed in accordance with Grant Thornton risk management procedures
• Takes personal responsibility for delivering client assignments to a high standard, and takes pride in own work
• Is able to confidently communicate with clients and successfully manages the expectations of colleagues
• Assists senior member of the team to manage client accounts
• Keeps managers informed of progress, draws issues to their attention and is able to explain and justify conclusions and recommendations
• Undertakes high quality analytical work requiring minimal input from senior staff
• Writes high quality, professionally presented reports, requiring minimal revision from senior staff
• Is able to provide an effective brief to partners and directors when a manager is unavailable
• Assists with the preparation of fee estimates, proposals and budgets for client assignments
• Assists in maximising the recovery of billable time through accurate and timely submission of timesheets
• Takes proactive steps to keep utilisation high, and refers any identified opportunities to a manager or partner
• Works efficiently and assists the job manager to collect fees and reduce debtor balances
• Adheres to the Firm's risk management policies and is aware of changes in the Firm's approach to risk management

You should be commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions. You should be focused on self-development as well as having the desire to coach, mentor and develop your colleagues. You must also share our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We're looking for people who have a strong connection with and share our core beliefs:
  • Profit with a purpose that leads to a sustainable business
  • We create sustainable value for our clients
  • We are better together
  • Our CLEARR values underpin all we do
  • We never compromise on quality

The time you spend outside of work helps shape what you can bring to our firm. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications.

Valuing you
Your personal development plan will help you grow your skills. And you'll be able to shape your career within your team or by moving across our business or going on secondments in the UK and across our global network of member firms. You'll also enjoy a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package designed to meet your individual needs.

Becoming a shared enterprise
Our unique culture is built around collaboration. Everybody here plays their part. Over the past few years we've been making big changes - moving towards becoming a shared enterprise. We share ideas. We share responsibility. We share the rewards. Put simply, we're better together.