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EY Senior Manager/Director Financial Services Risk Management: Product Design & Distribution in Sydney, Australia

Senior Manager/Director Financial Services Risk Management: Product Design & Distribution


Requisition # SYD00448

Post Date Aug 11, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.

A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.

The opportunity

We are looking for Senior Manager and Director roles within the Financial Services Risk Management team in our Melbourne and/or Sydney office.

If you’re a high energy professional wanting to be part of something bigger, seeking to accelerate your career and learn first-hand from some of the industry’s most seasoned practitioners - we’d appreciate a confidential conversation with you.

We wish to attract, invest in and reward self-starters who’ll drive their own career while sharing the journey with others. These roles are offered on a flexible full-time or part-time basis.

Our specialist practice is a trusted board and management adviser to Australia’s largest Financial Services organisations. For over 15 years our dedicated team has been providing strategic and regulatory solutions on the most significant and sensitive matters in the Australian market.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Manager / Director, you’ll play a pivotal role in our Conduct and Regulatory Compliance team. Your role will be to lead a portfolio of clients and deliver multiple engagements across the conduct and compliance agenda, with a focus on product design and distribution obligations, leveraging EY’s global network of financial services sector and risk consulting professionals. We’ll give you the platform to professionally flourish as you:

  • Leadand develop our committed, capable and fun team

  • Buildtrusted relationships with senior financial services executive, theirregulators and advisers

  • Refineyour sense of enquiry on some of the market’s most complex andhigh-profile matters

  • Perfectyour communication skills when distilling complex investigations andremediations for an executive audience

  • Takea sense of pride that your work is playing a key role in keeping ourcommunities safe and ensuring that misconduct is prevented

  • Embracethe value of a diverse workplace and our collective capability that webelieve sets us apart

  • Appreciatethe importance of discretion in protecting the market sensitiveinformation you’ll be privy to

For business development, you will:

  • Lead proposals andcreating tailored offerings, and taking them successfully to our clientsleveraging our global network

  • Lead theidentification and generation of potential business opportunities for EY

  • Direct pursuits fornew client opportunities and growing existing valued relationships

  • Draw on your knowledgeand experience to create practical and innovative insights for clients,contributing to EY thought leadership

On engagements, you will:

  • Manage teams, as wellas senior client stakeholders and be responsible for delivering highquality results and generating effective and impactful solutions

  • Provide focused andsupportive leadership and training to your teams

  • Be responsible forensuring all engagement are planned and delivered within budget and ontime

  • Deliver engagements inline with our values and commitment to quality, consistently drivingprojects to completion and ensuring that work is of high standard

Within the risk practice you will:

  • Establish, maintainand strengthen all internal and external relationships

  • Develop people througheffectively supervising, coaching, mentoring, and leading peopleinitiatives to empower high performing teams

Skills and attributes for success

  • University bachelor’s degree

  • 8+ years financial services or professionalservices experiences

  • Experience managing talented professionals

  • A methodical problem solver with a pragmaticoutlook and demonstrable commercial acumen

  • Knowledge and experience of Risk Consulting.Relevant recent Big 4 experience in winning and leading projects withrecognised financial services organisations will be an advantage. Thisideally should be complemented by employment experience within thefinancial services sector

  • Previous product design and distributionexperience, which may include:

  • Management of risk through the productlifecycle in-line with regulatory expectations

  • Experience in the design, development andreview of products

  • Overseeing and the review of productdistribution channels

  • Product remediation would be advantageous

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A sense of enquiry and professional scepticism

  • Strongcommunication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong emotional intelligence

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. In addition, our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs, to give you the freedom to manage your role in a way that’s right for you. This includes;

  • a variety of flexibleworking and leave arrangements

  • personalisedincluding coachingand support to help you build your career and access to formal learning so youcan develop the skills you’ll need to thrive in the future

  • arange of tools and benefits to guide and support your health and wellbeingthroughout your entire EY career

About EY

At EY, we hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. Through our inclusive leadership behaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexible working and mentoring programs, you will have the support and flexibility to build an exceptional career.

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We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process will be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

Theexceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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