Senior Manger Operations and transformation (SSI/Payments/Control Assurance) Senior Manger Operations and transformation  …

McGregor Boyall
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jan 20
Competitive
McGregor Boyall
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jan 20
Competitive
Our client, a leading financial services firm in the region, are looking to recruit a senior operations specialist within the control assurance team. Candidates must have worked with a tier one Private Equity Firm, Fund, Asset Manager or Investment Bank. Strong experience in settlements, SSI and payments is essential for this role. The successful candidate most have worked in a change environment with a tier one institution.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Focus on SSI, swift messages and standing settlements 
  • Responsible for implementing a continuous change and improvement environment 
  • Custody and security lending experience 
  • Responsible for simplifying and automating the current processes as well as identifying weaknesses.
  • Acting as the interlink between IT and the business. 
  • Daily management of the team delivery across control assurance
  • Ensure procedures, policies and regulations are followed and understood
  • Responsible for leading efficiency input and continuous improvements
  • Understanding the developments to the external environment
  • Ensuring deadlines and deliverables are met
  • Make recommendations of creative solutions for problems
  • Ensure that there is a strong control environment in place
  • Management of the verification process of standing settlement instructions
  • Maintain asset class and industry specific knowledge appropriate to the environment
  • Ensure that the impact of future regulatory requirements is significantly assessed
  • Support change across the function
  • Assess the opportunities to grow and improve whilst balancing the risk framework
  • Candidates must have at least 5 years of experience working with a tier one investment firm, fund, asset manager or private equity business
  • A University level degree is MANDATORY for this role
  • Candidates do not have to be based in the UAE or GCC region
  • Candidates should have knowledge of processing systems and workflows as well as swift.
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