Financial Services Risk & Regulation - Manager

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

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Job Profile

  • PwC's Financial Services Risk & Regulation (FSRR) professionals help clients understand, assess, mitigate and resolve all issues, driven by risk management, capital management and compliance, which prevent the achievement of their strategic goals.
  • Our strength is our ability to operate across all the stages of design, execution and assurance of all risk management and compliance arrangements.
  • We work with a broad range of corporate and public organizations to develop robust financial risk management frameworks that satisfy compliance demands, contribute to better decision making and enhance performance.
  • The scope of our work covers the full spectrum of financial risks such as credit risk, market risk, operational risk and liquidity risk; economic capital, capital management, stress testing, risk modeling and validation; regulatory compliance issues; and internal liquidity adequacy assessment process.
  • There is a particular emphasis currently on the implementation of Basel II/III and other current local and international regulatory and risk management initiatives.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Building and maintaining value - adding client relationships.
  • Selling, developing and leading consulting projects for clients in Financial Services Risk & Regulations.
  • Advising our financial services clients on their financial risk models, policies and governance.
  • Supporting clients in the implementation of their Enterprise-wide Risk Management Frameworks.
  • Identifying business opportunities within existing and/or potential clients.
  • Participating in the business development and contributing to harness the business opportunities for successful wins.
  • Contributing to knowledge sharing and development within the Risk consulting team.
  • Provide inputs and drive initiatives for the development of thought leadership in financial risk and regulations.
  • Ensuring effective monitoring of multiple risk management projects with tight reporting deadlines.
  • Developing and validating models to meet clients’ objectives and expectations.
  • Delivering projects in various risk management areas and adding value to new and existing clients.
  • Acting as a subject matter expert (SME), advising and supporting our financial services clients with regard to risk management and regulatory compliance.
  • Participating actively in conferences and other events to support business development initiatives and meet prospective clients.
  • Managing/overseeing project teams, identifying development needs within the teams, and building competence through mentoring, coaching and knowledge transfer.

Job Requirement:

  • A good University Degree with a minimum of Second Class division.
  • Completed Master's Degree, preferably in Econometrics, Mathematics or other quantitative areas of study.
  • At least 6 years' work experience in the financial services industry, preferably in a major bank, consultancy firm or regulatory agency.
  • Expertise and hands-on experience in at least one of FRM’s core areas, eg. Basel II/III, credit risk, market risk, operational risk,
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Motivated and committed
  • Strong project management and coordination skills.
  • Client service-oriented and accustomed to taking a proactive approach.
  • A recognized professional certification such as FRM/CFA will be an added advantage.
  • Deep content knowledge in credit, operational, market and liquidity risk management.
  • Expertise in Basel II/III & Solvency II derived principally from Basel II/Solvency II implementation project experience.

Additional Information

  • Strong technology and model building skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Pro-active and entrepreneurial spirit, in combination with strong teamwork ethics.
  • Ability to build strong, long-term relationships with key client contacts across lines of service and work closely with C-suite executives.
  • Ability to leverage resources within the PwC network, and collaborate with strategic third parties to develop and implement new and existing market propositions across our services industry.
  • Ability to develop people through effective mentoring and coaching of team members.
  • Flexibility to support other service areas beyond your core areas of competence.

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Summary

Company

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax and Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years