Client Assets Specialist - CASS

Recruiter
MERJE Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
33000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Consultancy Firm, with offices throughout the UK are looking to hire an experienced CASS Specialist to join a well established Risk & Regulatory team located in West Yorkshire.

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

The role- The Risk & Regulatory team specilaise in Advisory, internal audit and CASS Audit services focusing on the development and assessment of the effectiveness of governance, risk and compliance.

CASS Specialist - Responsibilities:

  • Performing CASS audit work, preparing assurance reports to the FCA on compliance with CASS 6, 7, 8 and 10.
  • Undertaking CASS advisory engagements, reviewing the CASS control environments and reporting key areas of control weakness and areas of non-compliance.
  • Keeping up to date FCA changes, technical and industry developments in the field of Client Assets.
  • Providing CASS training
  • Developing strong professional working relationships with key stakeholders

CASS Specialist - Key Requirements:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and can work on your own initiative.
  • Have Financial Services experience, either as part of a Financial Services Institution or in an audit, advisory or business consulting capacity
  • Have an excellent academic track record. Graduates with a professional accounting qualification (or working towards a professional qualification) are our preferred candidates but we will consider all candidates that have very strong and proven CASS technical skills.
  • Good knowledge of the wider financial services industry, and the regulatory environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to understand regulation and apply it to different business scenarios.
  • Be a CASS specialist already or have some knowledge and a keen desire to develop this into a specialist skill set.