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Communications Manager - HR - Communication Lead

£20,000 to £29,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading Global Commercial Bank is looking to a recruit a HR Communications Manager to join the HR Internal Communications team. A varied, fast-paced and exciting environment, the Communication Manager will help shape the communications agenda, assisting in people engagement, execution of strategy and plans through managing, maintaining and developing high quality communications channels.

The HR Communications Manager will be a key, go-to member of the Communications team, offering advice, guidance and practical, hands-on support for the overall programme.

If you're interested please submit your CV to sam.blinman@alexanderash.com

London / Contract / Ref: SBHR030913

Business Analyst Regulatory Onboarding

£20,000 to £29,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Regulatory Client On Boarding Business Analyst to work within the Operations area of the bank implementing projects of change with in the On Boarding space overseeing regulatory and regulation initiatives. This is a contract opportunity paying an excellent day rate.

You will be supporting many projects across Operations Regulatory Initiatives and the Client On boarding Change Management Team where you will be working with the business at inception stages of these projects and be responsible for gathering requirements. You will be liaising with IT to create functional specs and prepare for and run the UAT testing phase of the projects.

The successful candidate must have worked on Operational Regulatory On boarding projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets.

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London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/regBA

Credit Risk Reporting - Business Analyst, Investment Bank

£20,000 to £29,999

Credit Risk Reporting - Business Analyst, Investment Bank

A top tier Investment bank are undertaking a number of major initiatives within their credit risk reporting and process workflow programme streams and have an opportunity for a Business Analyst.

In the role of Business Analyst you will be responsible for full lifecycle business analysis whilst taking leadership and management responsibilities as appropriate, In particular you will be responsible for the development, implementation and re-engineering of business processes and systems within the credit risk reporting department.

  • Experience within a leading Investment bank
  • Full lifecycle business analysis experience
  • Strong knowledge of credit risk and reporting functions
  • Leadership experience highly desirable
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract role initially for six months compensated at up to £640/day.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Contract / Ref: SBBA030913

PMO - LEAD PMO

£80,000 to £89,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php


A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Talent Acquisition Global Product Specialist to work closely with many areas of the Talent Acquisition department to identify the streamlining of policy, process and systems. This is a contracting opportunity paying a highly competitive daily rate based in London.

The successful candidate must a worked on change/implementation projects within the Talent Acquisition Department with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets and has lead new system implementation, creating business requirements and managing governance models and change request processes. You will be developing strong relationships with many areas of the bank including Talent Acquisition Regional Heads and SME's, Talent Acquisition Vendors as well as Legal, HR Risk Management and Compliance.

London / Permanent / Ref: SBPMO030913

Tax Operations Custody Manager

£50,000 to £59,999

A major Banking client needs an experienced Custody and Tax Manager to lead a team for their Asset Services Tax Operations.

You will be responsible for all tax operational issues for custody tax. Our client in looking for a Manager that has lead teams within this environment for at least 3 years.

You will be working and supporting a large trading team in London and you will also be liaising with teams in Europe and therefore good knowledge of these tax authorities is important.

The ability to communicate and challenge colleagues with your tax knowledge will be utilised and Management Information collation will be a big part of the role as well.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Tax/Custody Manager with a proven track record within Custody Tax domain within Investment Banking, Asset Services or Corporate Actions.

Please send your CV to james.simmons@alexanderash.com and if you have the required skills feel free to contact me.

I have a client in Birmingham who needs SAP and Oracle specialist to work on Production Support - paying mid £50K. Could you be interested?

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS Tax Mgr

MiFID and Compliance Advisor - Associate Level

£30,000 to £39,999

Compliance Advisor is needed to guide on MiFID categorisation issues for a Tier 1 Bank in the Midlands.

The Compliance Advisor will have 1-2 yrs experience in order to hit the ground running and be confident enough to provide compliance training to client on boarding and face off and liaise with Snr members - VP's, Directors/MD's

You will be responsible to ensure MiFID requirements are adhered to for new and existing clients and ideally you will understand AML (Anti Money Laundering).

This is an excellent position for someone who is working within MiFID now within a financial trading environment

For further contact details please contact james.simmons@alexanderash.com along with your CV.

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS MiFID

Policy and Monitoring Associate - Ops Risk, Audit and Control

£40,000 to £49,999

An Audit, Operational Risk and Control team are looking for an experienced member to join and assist with tracking and reporting audit issues and support Senior Management for their Control Policies.

The successful candidate will have sound knowledge and be hands on with all aspects of control. You will be responsible for the analysis of audit issues, operational risk and control gaps across all Global Business Services areas and Management of junior staff.

We are looking for a background within Investment Banking or Financial Services within a Bank

This is a great opportunity to join a major client who will expand substantially over the next 12-18 months

Please contact James Simmons at Alexander Ash on either 0207 704 5826 / james.simmons@alexanderash.com

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS Ops Risk/Control

Control Room Analysts X2 - Tier 1 Bank

£50,000 to £59,999

Control Room Analysts are needed to help and assist with Conflict and Research clearance and Chinese Wall crossings

Our client a Global Tier 1 Bank based in the Midlands needs the Analyst to have a proven track record within a Control Room environment from either an Investment Bank or gained at a Compliance/Regulatory and advisory role from within the Financial Services.

You will be responsible for preventing the misuse of unpublished price sensitive information and ensuring compliance with security laws/or bank policy relating trading and research is administered.

Legal Graduates will also be entertained.

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the World's leading Banks and they are looking for 2 members one of which is a more Senior role

If you are working in a similar role or are a Legal Graduate please contact James Simmons on either 0207 704 5826 or email your CV to james.simmons@alexanderash.com

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS Control Room

Control Room Analysts X2 - Tier 1 Bank

£50,000 to £59,999

Control Room Analysts are needed to help and assist with Conflict and Research clearance and Chinese Wall crossings

Our client a Global Tier 1 Bank based in the Midlands needs the Analyst to have a proven track record within a Control Room environment from either an Investment Bank or gained at a Compliance/Regulatory and advisory role from within the Financial Services.

You will be responsible for preventing the misuse of unpublished price sensitive information and ensuring compliance with security laws/or bank policy relating trading and research is administered.

Legal Graduates will also be entertained.

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the World's leading Banks and they are looking for 2 members one of which is a more Senior role

If you are working in a similar role or are a Legal Graduate please contact James Simmons on either 0207 704 5826 or email your CV to james.simmons@alexanderash.com

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS Control Room

Tax Operations Custody Manager

£50,000 to £59,999

A major Banking client needs an experienced Custody and Tax Manager to lead a team for their Asset Services Tax Operations.

You will be responsible for all tax operational issues for custody tax. Our client in looking for a Manager that has lead teams within this environment for at least 3 years.

You will be working and supporting a large trading team in London and you will also be liaising with teams in Europe and therefore good knowledge of these tax authorities is important.

The ability to communicate and challenge colleagues with your tax knowledge will be utilised and Management Information collation will be a big part of the role as well.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Tax/Custody Manager with a proven track record within Custody Tax domain within Investment Banking, Asset Services or Corporate Actions.

Please send your CV to james.simmons@alexanderash.com and if you have the required skills feel free to contact me.

I have a client in Birmingham who needs SAP and Oracle specialist to work on Production Support - paying mid £50K. Could you be interested?

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS Tax Mgr

Policy and Monitoring Associate - Ops Risk, Audit and Control

£40,000 to £49,999

An Audit, Operational Risk and Control team are looking for an experienced member to join and assist with tracking and reporting audit issues and support Senior Management for their Control Policies.

The successful candidate will have sound knowledge and be hands on with all aspects of control. You will be responsible for the analysis of audit issues, operational risk and control gaps across all Global Business Services areas and Management of junior staff.

We are looking for a background within Investment Banking or Financial Services within a Bank

This is a great opportunity to join a major client who will expand substantially over the next 12-18 months

Please contact James Simmons at Alexander Ash on either 0207 704 5826 / james.simmons@alexanderash.com

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS Ops Risk/Control

Project Manager - Data (Operations + Finance), Investment

£100,000 to £124,999

Project Manager (IT) - Data (Operations + Finance), Investment Bank

A top tier investment bank are undertaking a number of strategic initiatives within their data infrastructure domain and require an experienced investment banking technology project manager to deliver multiple projects within their finance and operations data function.

As a project manager you will be responsible for the execution of front-to-back data projects, organizing workshops and steering committee meetings, coordinating project management activities, managing the project end-to-end with regular updates to senior management, and being responsible for day-to-day management activities and financials.

This is fantastic opportunity to work on a major front-to-back data programme within a top tier investment bank with major visibility to managing director level stakeholders.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • 7+ years investment banking technology, operations or finance experience
  • Specific experience on data-intensive programmes for finance or ops preferable
  • 3+ years track record as an execution focused project manager
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies advantageous
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a permanent role compensated at £90,000 - £110,000 + bonus + benefits based London.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/09/13/PMDOF

Lean Six Sigma Consultant

£700 to £799

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading Consultancy Company is looking for a Lean Six Sigma Business Analayst / Project Manager / Process Manager to be placed within an Investment Bank in London to work on a Front to Back Trade Flow Process Simplification Project. This is a Ccntract opportunity as my client is looking to take on both and is paying a highly competitive Day Rate .

The successful candidate must a worked on very large Six Sigma Process Improvement / Process Engineering projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets and has excellent cross asset knowledge and Front to Back Trade Flow experience. The client is looking for someone that has worked in a Lean or Six Sigma environment where processes can be improved as the bank is going through a huge overhaul in this area at present.

You must have Lean Six Sigma Banking experience in the Process Improvement or Process Engineering Sector and who are coming from a banking consultancy background will be preferable but not a necessity.

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London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/ProcessM

HR Change and Transformation Specialist - HR - Human Resources

£20,000 to £29,999

HR Change and Transformation Specialist - HR - Human Resources - Change -Transformation

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Commercial Bank is looking to recruit a HR Change and Transformation Specialist who will play a key part in ensuring that IT projects meet strategic goals of the company, by focusing on changes to processes, systems and technology. This is a contract opportunity paying a highly competitive daily rate.

The successful candidate must have worked within a very large organisation and have excellent communication, influencing and relationship building skills

The primary focus for the HR Change and Transformation Specialist will be to create and implement change management plans that minimize resistance and maximize engagement in the new systems and ways of working.

If you're interested please submit your CV to sam.blinman@alexanderash.com

London / Contract / Ref: SB020913

Test Manager Regulatory Reporting - Investment Banking

£700 to £799

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

For this large Investment Bank we are looking for a Regulatory Reporting Testing Manager to play a key lead change role supporting the Head of the Regulatory Reporting Unit in interpreting existing and future Regulatory changes, understanding and consolidating the impact of these on the Regulatory Reporting Unit (RRU) and Operations and translating these in to centralized projects / change programs which can be effectively implemented.

To ensure oversight and effective co-ordination and delivery of all EMIR Regulatory change impacting the RRU and Operations

The incumbent will maintain a specific focus upon providing support for the RRU in the following key areas:

  • Understand and interpret Regulatory change and the associated impacts.
  • Testing reporting to Regulators and Exchanges
  • Driving and implementing Testing Plans, executire and driving Remediation.
  • Translate Regulatory change in to deliverables for the RRU and drive the execution of those deliverables.
  • Provide QA over the EMIR implementation.

Principal delivery of change activities including:

  • Impact analysis - identifying the required operational change arising from Regulatory change.
  • Designing centralized projects / work streams to respond to Regulatory change.
  • Detailed project management and oversight of Regulatory change.
  • Design, drive and coordinate business process change in relation to the implementation of Regulatory change.
  • Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan.
  • Maintain effective communication and alignment with GM Regulatory Change programs and teams.
  • Ensure the timely and effective delivery of Regulatory Change initiatives, specifically for EMIR, to the RRU and Operations

London / Contract / Ref: LB-TESTME

Agile Project Manager - Investment Banking

£100,000 to £124,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

For this Investment Banking Giant we are looking for a VP level Agile Project Manager to work on a major infrastructure data project and associated activities, including the coordination of stakeholder interaction, demand management activities for BOW planning, day to day management of risks, issues, RAG status management and appropriate escalation of items of concern, as well as coordination of resources and overall project deliverables and milestones.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise workshops and steer co meetings with a variety of Programme Managers and Stakeholders.
  • Co-ordinate project management activities, including project planning, ongoing management of risks, issues and RAG statuses and other reporting as required.
  • Independently manage the project end to end, providing regular updates to senior management with escalation of items of concern, where appropriate.
  • Accountable for the day to day project management activities and project financials, as well as the monthly forecasting and actual costs review.

Comply with the GT project manager processes including, but not limited to:

  • RAG/ Status updates in Clarity on a fortnightly cycle
  • Ensuring appropriate project documentation in place according to the prescribed standards (BRD, PID etc).
  • Benefit plan creation and benefit realisation monitoring
  • Monitor and assess milestones and deliverables against targets,
  • Report project progress and status using a common format and consistent content (including risk & issues, scope management, schedule summary, budget etc).
  • Track resources and report to management on resource allocation, demand and forecast.
  • Ongoing stakeholder management, including both the programme and portfolio managers/ CIOs, as well as the client stakeholders (Operations, Finance and Front Office)

You will have:

  • Strong communication skills and time management skills with excellent self motivation
  • AGILE training
  • Experience of working as Project/ Programme manager
  • Experience of working with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access skills, MS Project, Clarity.
  • Broad experience of Operations/ Finance/ Data or similar relevant infrastructure functions
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment, with minimal guidance and to be adaptable and fungible as necessary.

You will be:

  • An individual contributor, willing to be involved in the day to day project execution and detailed activities

London / Permanent / Ref: LB-PMAGILE

Project Manager - Investment Banking - Finance, Operations

£100,000 to £124,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

For this Investment Banking Giant we are looking for a VP level Project Manager to work on a major infrastructure data project and associated activities, including the coordination of stakeholder interaction, demand management activities for BOW planning, day to day management of risks, issues, RAG status management and appropriate escalation of items of concern, as well as coordination of resources and overall project deliverables and milestones.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise workshops and steer co meetings with a variety of Programme Managers and Stakeholders.
  • Co-ordinate project management activities, including project planning, ongoing management of risks, issues and RAG statuses and other reporting as required.
  • Independently manage the project end to end, providing regular updates to senior management with escalation of items of concern, where appropriate.
  • Accountable for the day to day project management activities and project financials, as well as the monthly forecasting and actual costs review.

Comply with the GT project manager processes including, but not limited to:

  • RAG/ Status updates in Clarity on a fortnightly cycle
  • Ensuring appropriate project documentation in place according to the prescribed standards (BRD, PID etc).
  • Benefit plan creation and benefit realisation monitoring
  • Monitor and assess milestones and deliverables against targets,
  • Report project progress and status using a common format and consistent content (including risk & issues, scope management, schedule summary, budget etc).
  • Track resources and report to management on resource allocation, demand and forecast.
  • Ongoing stakeholder management, including both the programme and portfolio managers/ CIOs, as well as the client stakeholders (Operations, Finance and Front Office)

You will have:

  • Strong communication skills and time management skills with excellent self motivation.
  • Experience of working as Project/ Programme manager
  • Experience of working with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access skills, MS Project, Clarity.
  • Broad experience of Operations/ Finance/ Data or similar relevant infrastructure functions
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment, with minimal guidance and to be adaptable and fungible as necessary.

You will be:

  • An individual contributor, willing to be involved in the day to day project execution and detailed activities

London / Permanent / Ref: LB-PMGEN

Regulatory Reporting (EMIR) - Change Manager, Investment Bank

£700 to £799

Regulatory Reporting (EMIR) - Change Manager, Investment Bank

A major global investment bank are undertaking a major regulatory reporting initiative in order to deliver on the January 1st 2013 EMIR regulatory reporting deadline and require an experienced regulatory reporting change manager to drive regulatory change.

As a regulatory reporting change manager you will be responsible for understanding and interpreting EMIR-related regulatory change, understanding its impacts on the bank, translating these impacts into change deliverables, executing on these deliverables and providing post-implementation quality assurance.

This is an ideal opportunity to work on cutting-edge regulatory change in a major, complex banking organisation.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • A strong track record as a change manager in investment banking
  • 3+ years regulatory reporting or risk/control experience
  • Knowledge of EMIR or Dodd Frank highly advantageous
  • Structured change skills including impact analysis and planning
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management experience
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract role initially for six months but it is likely to be extended to 12 months, compensated at £600-700/day.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/EMIRCM

Regulatory Reporting (EMIR) - Quality Assurance Manager, Invest

£700 to £799

Regulatory Reporting (EMIR) - Quality Assurance Manager, Investment Bank

A major global investment bank are undertaking a major regulatory reporting initiative in order to deliver on the January 1st 2013 EMIR regulatory reporting deadline and require an experienced quality assurance manager to ensure the quality of regulatory reporting deliverables.

As a regulatory reporting quality assurance manager designing and implementing a regulatory reporting quality assurance plan and framework for trade and transaction reporting, executing on the plan, then driving the resolution of problems and enhancing the overall regulatory reporting framework. This will involve coordinating global resources in New York and APAC.

This is an ideal opportunity to work on cutting-edge regulatory change in a major, complex banking organisation and be part of a newly formed global quality assurance team.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • Strong track record as a quality assurance manager in an investment bank
  • 3+ years regulatory reporting or risk/control experience
  • Knowledge of EMIR or Dodd Frank highly advantageous
  • Structured quality assurance / testing skills including test plans
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management experience
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract role initially for six months but it is likely to be extended with the possibility of contract-to-perm, compensated at £600-700/day.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/EMIRQAM

Lean / Six Sigma Consultant - Front-to-Back Trade Lifecycle

£600 to £699

Lean / Six Sigma Consultant - Front-to-Back Trade Lifecycle, Investment Bank

A big four consultancy are undertaking a large scale front-to-back trade lifecycle lean transformation programme onsite at a tier one investment bank and require an experienced capital markets lean / six sigma consultant to provide process optimization expertise for the bank.

As a Lean / Six Sixma consultant working onsite at a major investment bank you will be responsible for front-to-back, end-to-end trade process optimization, working on a cross-product basis, starting with commodities.

This will involve applying deep lean and/or six sigma process optimization techniques to improve the banks trade flow across multiple asset classes.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • Deep lean / six sigma process re-engineering / optimisation skills
  • Strong knowledge of front-to-back trade lifecycle
  • Track record in investment banking / capital markets organisations
  • Strong product knowledge in at least one asset class
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract opportunity for initially six months with opportunity for contract to perm, compensated at £600 - £650 / day.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/LeanCon

Lean / Six Sigma Consultant (Manager) - Trade Lifecycle

£700 to £799

Lean / Six Sigma Consultant (Manager) - Front-to-Back Trade Lifecycle, Investment Bank

A big four consultancy are undertaking a large scale front-to-back trade lifecycle lean programme onsite at a tier one investment bank and require an experienced capital markets lean / six sigma consultant to provide process optimization expertise for the bank.

As a Lean / Six Sigma consultant working onsite at a major investment bank you will be responsible for front-to-back, end-to-end trade process optimization, working on a cross-product basis, initially starting on commodities.

This will involve applying deep lean and/or six sigma process optimization techniques to improve the banks trade flow and reduce exceptions across multiple asset classes.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • Deep lean / six sigma process re-engineering / optimisation skills
  • Strong knowledge of front-to-back trade lifecycle
  • Track record in investment banking / capital markets organisations
  • Strong product knowledge in at least one asset class
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract opportunity for initially six months with opportunity for contract to perm, compensated at £700 - £750 / day.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/LeanMan

Internal Consultant / Programme Manager, Derivatives Operations

£100,000 to £124,999

Internal Consultant / Programme Manager, Derivatives Operations - Investment Bank

A top tier investment bank are undertaking a multi-year programme to move their derivatives settlements processing onto a strategic in-house built platform and require an experienced programme manager who will head up the derivatives change projects team to lead this strategic settlements initiative.

As a programme manager / head of projects you will be responsible for defining a multi-year strategy for the derivatives settlements processing migration and line managing the derivatives change projects team to migrate existing positions and decommission legacy systems and processing. This will entail working with senior stakeholders to ED and MD level globally as well as structuring business cases, resourcing requirements, financial tracking and governance.

This is an ideal opportunity for an investment banking change professional or experienced management consultant with experience of leading large-scale projects within derivatives change to lead a change team on a multi-year programme of work within a top tier banking institution.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • 8+ years investment banking / capital markets consulting experience
  • Strong track record delivering large-scale change projects
  • Structured change management skillset
  • Excellent knowledge of derivatives and settlements
  • Line management experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills to MD level
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a permanent role compensated at £80,000 - £100,000 / year + bonus + benefits based London.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/ICPMDO

Credit Risk Reporting - Lead Business Analyst, Investment Bank

£20,000 to £29,999

Credit Risk Reporting - Lead Business Analyst, Investment Bank

A top tier investment bank are undertaking a number of major initiatives within your credit risk reporting and process workflow programme streams and have a opportunity for a lead business analyst to take on BA team management for the work streams.

A lead business analyst you will be responsible for full lifecycle business analysis whilst taking leadership and management responsibilities as appropriate, in particular focusing on risk exposure management, what if calculations, operating model design, and strategic projects for reporting, workflow and business process design.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • 7+ years' experience within a leading investment bank
  • Full lifecycle business analysis experience
  • Strong knowledge of credit risk and reporting functions
  • Leadership experience highly desirable
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract role initially for six months compensated at up to £640/day.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/CRRBA

Internal Consultant / Programme Manager, Derivatives Operations

£100,000 to £124,999

Internal Consultant / Programme Manager, Derivatives Operations - Investment Bank

A top tier investment bank are undertaking a multi-year programme to move their derivatives settlements processing onto a strategic in-house built platform and require an experienced programme manager who will head up the derivatives change projects team to lead this strategic settlements initiative.

As a programme manager / head of projects you will be responsible for defining a multi-year strategy for the derivatives settlements processing migration and line managing the derivatives change projects team to migrate existing positions and decommission legacy systems and processing. This will entail working with senior stakeholders to ED and MD level globally as well as structuring business cases, resourcing requirements, financial tracking and governance.

This is an ideal opportunity for an investment banking change professional or experienced management consultant with experience of leading large-scale projects within derivatives change to lead a change team on a multi-year programme of work within a top tier banking institution.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • 8+ years investment banking / capital markets consulting experience
  • Strong track record delivering large-scale change projects
  • Structured change management skillset
  • Excellent knowledge of derivatives and settlements
  • Line management experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills to MD level
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a permanent role compensated at £80,000 - £100,000 / year + bonus + benefits based London.

London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/ICPMDO

Lean / Six Sigma Consultant (Manager) - Trade Lifecycle

£700 to £799

Lean / Six Sigma Consultant (Manager) - Front-to-Back Trade Lifecycle, Investment Bank

A big four consultancy are undertaking a large scale front-to-back trade lifecycle lean programme onsite at a tier one investment bank and require an experienced capital markets lean / six sigma consultant to provide process optimization expertise for the bank.

As a Lean / Six Sigma consultant working onsite at a major investment bank you will be responsible for front-to-back, end-to-end trade process optimization, working on a cross-product basis, initially starting on commodities.

This will involve applying deep lean and/or six sigma process optimization techniques to improve the banks trade flow and reduce exceptions across multiple asset classes.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • Deep lean / six sigma process re-engineering / optimisation skills
  • Strong knowledge of front-to-back trade lifecycle
  • Track record in investment banking / capital markets organisations
  • Strong product knowledge in at least one asset class
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract opportunity for initially six months with opportunity for contract to perm, compensated at £700 - £750 / day.

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/LeanMan

Lean / Six Sigma Consultant - Front-to-Back Trade Lifecycle

£600 to £699

Lean / Six Sigma Consultant - Front-to-Back Trade Lifecycle, Investment Bank

A big four consultancy are undertaking a large scale front-to-back trade lifecycle lean transformation programme onsite at a tier one investment bank and require an experienced capital markets lean / six sigma consultant to provide process optimization expertise for the bank.

As a Lean / Six Sixma consultant working onsite at a major investment bank you will be responsible for front-to-back, end-to-end trade process optimization, working on a cross-product basis, starting with commodities.

This will involve applying deep lean and/or six sigma process optimization techniques to improve the banks trade flow across multiple asset classes.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • Deep lean / six sigma process re-engineering / optimisation skills
  • Strong knowledge of front-to-back trade lifecycle
  • Track record in investment banking / capital markets organisations
  • Strong product knowledge in at least one asset class
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract opportunity for initially six months with opportunity for contract to perm, compensated at £600 - £650 / day.

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/LeanCon

Regulatory Reporting (EMIR) - Quality Assurance Manager, Invest

£700 to £799

Regulatory Reporting (EMIR) - Quality Assurance Manager, Investment Bank

A major global investment bank are undertaking a major regulatory reporting initiative in order to deliver on the January 1st 2013 EMIR regulatory reporting deadline and require an experienced quality assurance manager to ensure the quality of regulatory reporting deliverables.

As a regulatory reporting quality assurance manager designing and implementing a regulatory reporting quality assurance plan and framework for trade and transaction reporting, executing on the plan, then driving the resolution of problems and enhancing the overall regulatory reporting framework. This will involve coordinating global resources in New York and APAC.

This is an ideal opportunity to work on cutting-edge regulatory change in a major, complex banking organisation and be part of a newly formed global quality assurance team.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • Strong track record as a quality assurance manager in an investment bank
  • 3+ years regulatory reporting or risk/control experience
  • Knowledge of EMIR or Dodd Frank highly advantageous
  • Structured quality assurance / testing skills including test plans
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management experience
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract role initially for six months but it is likely to be extended with the possibility of contract-to-perm, compensated at £600-700/day.

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/EMIRQAM

Regulatory Reporting (EMIR) - Change Manager, Investment Bank

£700 to £799

Regulatory Reporting (EMIR) - Change Manager, Investment Bank

A major global investment bank are undertaking a major regulatory reporting initiative in order to deliver on the January 1st 2013 EMIR regulatory reporting deadline and require an experienced regulatory reporting change manager to drive regulatory change.

As a regulatory reporting change manager you will be responsible for understanding and interpreting EMIR-related regulatory change, understanding its impacts on the bank, translating these impacts into change deliverables, executing on these deliverables and providing post-implementation quality assurance.

This is an ideal opportunity to work on cutting-edge regulatory change in a major, complex banking organisation.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • A strong track record as a change manager in investment banking
  • 3+ years regulatory reporting or risk/control experience
  • Knowledge of EMIR or Dodd Frank highly advantageous
  • Structured change skills including impact analysis and planning
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management experience
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract role initially for six months but it is likely to be extended to 12 months, compensated at £600-700/day.

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/EMIRCM

Risk Analyst Financial Services Birmingham

£40,000 to £49,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

Our client a top tier Investment Bank based in Birmingham has an urgent need for a Risk Analyst. The Global Control Hub centralises the major control functions across the bank, focusing on strategy, development and execution of the control framework, Audit, Operational Risk assessment and mitigation, expert advice on key control principles, control MIS, Sox management and testing.

The team provides independence and a cross business view and works in collaboration with the product control teams to deliver a timely, business specific view of risk and control.

The Birmingham based team work in close collaboration with their Global colleagues. This role will include involvement in all control aspects of the Birmingham team combined with existing control related reporting functions.

One of the key business activities would include the monitoring of the Balance Sheet Substantiation Process. Balance sheet accounts are substantiated by the primary and secondary account owners. This is an established process governed by a global policy, which defines the roles and responsibilities of account owners and establishes standards and definitions of substantiation.


Key responsibilities:

  • Manage senior analyst members in the team
  • Assist in monitoring and control of the Balance Sheet
  • Substantiation process within Global Business Services
  • Analyse Account substantiation results by business and to identify items of risk (Potential Profit & Loss exposure) for escalation
  • Preparing Balance Sheet Substantiation reports (Management Information) suitable for presenting to GBS Management
  • Enhance Management Information currently available in respect of balance sheet sign off and account certification status
  • Work with Finance and GBS Business areas as appropriate to obtain balance sheet analysis and commentary
  • Monitoring of account ownership changes, certification status and ensuring account owners meet global policy requirements
  • Drive substantiation process improvement across GBS business lines
  • Effectively liaise with GBS Control Hub colleagues in London in respect of issues relating to balance sheet substantiation reporting
  • Identifying new tasks that can be transitioned into Birmingham and working to improve processes and transition tasks to Bangalore.

You will have:

  • Preferable Degree holder but not essential.
  • Basic accounting knowledge is essential and studying towards ACA/ ACCA or CIMA is desirable.

You will be:

  • An outgoing, confident candidate who has a strong understanding of risk & control and previous Financial Services experience.
  • You should be comfortable in dealing with senior management & show they have the ability to build relationships & have proven networking skills. Also have the below:
  • Excellent awareness of Operational risk & control
  • Strong analytical skills & interpretation of data
  • Ability to influence
  • Strong track record of delivery
  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly & have confidence to work through unfamiliar processes.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Good time management skills - ability to work on multiple streams of work where required
  • Data manipulation skills, being able to interrogate and review underlying data in Excel (Balance Sheet substantiation results)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications - Excel, PowerPoint, Access essential, VB useful
  • Financial Services experience (preferably Investment Banking)
  • Control bias (preferred)

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-RISBR

Business Analyst/Project Manager - Capital Markets

£60,000 to £69,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

Our Client a "big 4" consultancy firm has an urgent need for a Business Analyst/Project Manager to join their rapidly growing Capital Markets practice. The Capital Markets practice is a part of our client's successful Financial Services business which has grown significantly over the past year and remains on a strong growth trajectory. They are a community of over sixty professionals with deep industry subject matter expertise and proven delivery experience, with a further 150 colleagues from our Finance, Risk, Talent and Technology growth platforms supporting execution on their projects. They are led by an experienced senior management team and as a practice they have a strong focus on mentoring and training. Supported by their global research group they develop client-relevant thought leadership and we are arranged internally into capability development communities.

Key Responsibilities

As a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, their work in Capital Markets is diverse. As an introduction, over the last year they have:

  • Supported our clients through the changing regulatory landscape, analysing the expected impact of OTC derivative reform and supporting the management of their change agenda to fulfill their obligations
  • Improved the client on-boarding process through highlighting inefficiencies and bottlenecks and implementing industry best practice
  • Led the entry of several of our clients' into Emerging Markets in the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe
  • Established a governance structure and project management best practices across the portfolio of large-scale change initiatives in an Investment Bank
  • Completed a full FTB analysis of reference data usage and issues within an Investment Bank and designed a target state for reference data
  • Analysed eTrading offerings and provided support for project management and vendor analysis
  • Provided technical support, solution design and testing support and management for projects across the Front and Back office
  • Supported "Living Will" recovery and resolution planning by analyzing the interconnectedness of business units, front-to-back trade flow analysis, strategic advice on trading book wind-down plans and analysis on the impact of insolvency

Required Skills

  • Individuals will have experience of working within an investment banking environment with an understanding of the cash, securitized and derivative markets
  • They should be either from an industry (investment banking or global wealth management) or a consulting background
  • They should have some experience project / programme management, and/or of implementing IT solutions and / or redesigning processes, in some of the following areas: sales, pricing, settlements, trade processing, position management, portfolio management, risk management and finance
  • Understand full life-cycle IT implementation coupled with a strong understanding of the inherent business challenges and processes within those areas
  • Consultant level recruits are expected to have played a major role in the delivery of a project/programme in the areas described above, e.g. a design lead, development lead, test lead, etc.
  • Ability to work with senior clients and propose creative solutions to investment banking / global wealth management problems
  • Well-developed analytical skills including ability to work with poorly defined problems, provide clarity to complex issues or situations and synthesise large amounts of information and highlight salient points
  • We expect experienced hires to be excited about joining the practice and give details of practice building activities that they have completed in their previous roles displaying leadership qualities
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment with excellent client relationship/interpersonal skill, strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong professional presence. This should include excellent written (structured documents, presentations) and verbal communication skills, for example, facilitation of meetings, presentation of materials)

From a functional perspective, individuals will likely have experience of working within one or more of the following disciplines:

  • Regulation - EMIR, Dodd Frank, Basel, MiFID etc.
  • Risk management - cross asset risk management, analytics, client valuation / default valuations, market and credit risk
  • Trades processing - from trade capture to downstream routing (clearing, settlement, confirmation, asset servicing etc). Understand trade flows and data captured to support trade processing
  • Operations experience - securities processing
  • Corporate Banking
  • Collateral Management experience
  • FX / Derivatives experience - Derivatives product knowledge (especially FX, Interest Rate and Equity derivative experience)
  • Legal entity / trade migrations - understanding implications of moving assets across legal entities, processing of back to back trades, trades processing, market risk calculations and some finance background (calculate liquidity positions and funding requirements)
  • Specific experience of Murex/TLM software packages

London / Permanent / Ref: LB-CAP

PMO

£20,000 to £29,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a PMO Manager / PMO Lead who has a wealth of experience within the Operations Change area of a Investment Bank. This is a permanent opportunity paying a highly competitive salary with a performance related bonus and benefits package based in London.

The successful candidate must a worked on very large change / implementation projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets and has excellent Operations knowledge as you will be building the PMO and add value to the COO community. You will be accountable for Operational Risk Management Framework, the design of processes and tools and establish central governance processes around functional change.

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London / Permanent / Ref: Pelstb/PMOManager

Payroll Administrator - Operations - SAP Payroll - Birmingham

£40,000 to £49,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

For this Top Tier Investment Bank we are looking for a Payroll Administrator. The Payroll Team in the UK is part of the HR Solutions UK team and is responsible for the accurate and timely payment of the Bank's permanent employees based in the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prioritise the Payroll Team workload to ensure delivery of the work in accordance with agreed SLAs
  • Support the payroll operation for UK, Ireland and Channel Islands (c.8,500 records) - ensuring accurate and timely processing and validating of the work in accordance with SLAs and company procedures
  • Provide technical and professional guidance and support to the Payroll Team
  • Validating and distributing BACS salary payments each month
  • Act as a single point of escalation for general client questions and be responsible for issue resolution or escalation to the Payroll Manager
  • Act as a client focal point for international payroll and maintain regular client communication with the HR International teams and global payroll peers
  • Assist the Payroll Manager with the with the development and implementation of policies, practices and procedures and delivery of key payroll projects
  • Develop and maintain relationships key internal stakeholders and external agencies
  • Develop influential relationships and networks of contacts within the global payroll functions
  • Running regular and ad hoc reports from the payroll and accounting systems for HR, Finance and auditors.
  • Regular liaison with colleagues, internal departments and agencies as appropriate to resolve queries
  • Regularly work extended hours during the monthly Payroll cycle, and as ad hoc business demands dictate

You will have: (Skills/Experience)

  • Experienced volume payroller within a shared service environment
  • Excellent UK PAYE and NIC legislative knowledge
  • Knowledge of Expatriate/International Payroll practices
  • SAP Payroll experience

You will be: (Skills/Competencies)

  • Customer & Service Orientation
  • Perrformance Orientation
  • Integrity, Trust & Fairness
  • Openness to Innovation & Change
  • Teamwork & Communication Skills

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-PAYROLL

Programme Manager - Derivatives - Investment Banking

£100,000 to £124,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

For this Top Tier Investment Bank we are looking for a Programme Manager with substantial Derivatives product knowledge. This new role is to define and lead a multi-year strategic derivatives settlements programme, managing a team of project managers and business analysts to deliver against this transformation strategy. This role will have a global focus, partnering with IT, Finance and Operations across Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Define a multi-year strategy to move all derivatives settlement processing onto bank's in-house strategic settlements platform, migrate all existing positions and decommission legacy systems and processes.
  • Work with senior stakeholders globally to ensure that target-state business processes are consistent globally wherever possible, but mandated regional variations are taken into account.
  • Structure business cases, plans, resourcing requirements and financial tracking as well as implementing governance model with global stakeholders and senior management to track and publish progress.
  • Lead and develop the careers of DPG team members formally reporting into this role. Manage and influence indirect team members in IT, Operations and other project groups.
  • Actively contribute to the extended global DPG leadership team and more broadly across Derivative Operations.

The successful candidate will have experience in managing large scale projects with practical knowledge of defining business cases, gathering requirements, resource planning, implementation and milestone tracking, test planning and other project management skill sets. A proven track record of managing global teams is preferred.

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Good understanding of derivatives products (Credit, Rates, Equity)
  • Knowledge of the core operational processing for derivatives; ideally settlements
  • Strong, proven project/programme management. Will have managed project budgets > $5mm
  • Experience of defining strategies, starting projects and managing senior stakeholders at ED and MD level
  • Strong delivery record coupled to good problem solving skills and analytical mindset

London / Permanent / Ref: LB-PMMDER

Finance Business Analyst

£20,000 to £29,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst to work on a Finance Change Project. This is a permanent opportunity paying a highly competitive salary with a performance related bonus and benefits package based in London.

The successful candidate must a worked on change / implementation Finance projects where you will consolidate the sub ledgers, P&L Processes, and business line balance sheet which is across multiple asset classes preferable Derivatives. You will be working with Product Control, operations and financial control working with the Release Manager defining and performing business analysis duties creating quality business and functional requirements within finance change

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London / Permanent / Ref: Pelstb/FinanceBA

Product Control Business Analyst - Investment Banking

£100,000 to £124,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

A top tier investment bank are undertaking a number of significant projects within their product control projects function concerning daily trading P&L and balance sheet and require an experienced business analyst / project manager to deliver business change for the function.

You will be responsible for ensuring clearing definition of business requirements, balancing strategic vision with scheduled delivery, deliverables prioritisation, balancing tactical and strategic developments, communicating with impacted parties and senior management as well as managing conflucting requirements and demand.

At a more senior level this will involve driving change management, managing working relationships with senior management and maintaining relationships with senior technology skills

You should apply for this role fi you have:

  • 7+ years track record in a major banking institution
  • Strong understanding of product control and finance functions
  • Track record as a business analyst and project manager
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

- See more at: http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-job-details.php?id=3792#sthash.2mHcUlCi.dpuf

London / Permanent / Ref: LB-PCBA

Operations Senior Project Manager

£20,000 to £29,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Investment Bank is looking for an Operations Senior Project Manager to work on a Derivative Settlement change project. This is a permanent opportunity paying a highly competitive salary with a performance related bonus and benefits package based in London.

The successful candidate must have worked on change / implementation projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets and has overseen the implementation of a settlement Derivatives platform. You will be moving derivatives settlement processes onto a strategic settlements platform with the decommissioning of old legacy systems.

You will be responsible for structuring the business cases, plans and resourcing requirements as well as the planning, structuring and leading of key projects and facilitating in the definition of project scope and deliverables.

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London / Permanent / Ref: pelstb/OpsSettlePM

Reference Data Business Analyst - Investment Banking

£90,000 to £99,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Client Reference Data Senior Business Analyst to work on a large change project where they are replacing existing client data systems. This is a permanent opportunity in London paying very a competitive salary and benefits package.

The successful candidate must a worked on very large change / implementation projects and have a in depth knowledge of client on boarding, account maintenance, able to manage senior stakeholders in all areas of the business and possess excellent knowledge of the client data life cycle.

London / Permanent / Ref: LB-REFDATA

Programme Manager / Head of Derivatives Change Projects (Settle

£100,000 to £124,999

Programme Manager / Head of Derivatives Change Projects (Settlements), Investment Bank

A top tier investment bank are undertaking a multi-year programme to move their derivatives settlements processing onto a strategic in-house built platform and require an experienced programme manager who will head up the derivatives change projects team to lead this strategic settlements initiative.

As a programme manager / head of projects you will be responsible for defining a multi-year strategic for the derivaitves settlements processing migration and line managing the derivatives change projects team to migration existing positions and decommission leagacy systems and processing. This will entail working with senior stakeholders to ED and MD level globally as well as structuring business cases, pnaces, resourcing requirements, financial tracking and governance.

This is an ideal opportunity for an investment banking change professional or experienced consultant with experience of leading large-scale projects within derivatives change to lead a change team on a multi-year programme of work within a top tier banking institution.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • 8+ years investment banking experience
  • Strong track record delivering large-scale change projects
  • Structured change management skillset
  • Excellent knowledge of derivatives and settlements
  • Line management experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills to MD level
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a permanent role compensated at £80,000 - £100,000 / year + bonus + benefits based London.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/HoDCP

Confirmation and Settlement Analyst - FRENCH SPEAKING - BANKING

£300 to £399

We're recruiting a French Speaking FX & MM Confirmation and Settlement analyst to work on a 12 month contract at the fixed rate of £25 Per Hour for a leading, global investment bank.

To be successful for this role, applicants will have a good understanding of FX/MM Confirmation and settlements business.

Please note: to be considered for this role - applicants must be fluent in French - both writing and verbal.

For more information, contact me on Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Contract / Ref: KB-FRENCH.SPEAKING

Talent Aquisition Optimisation Specialist

£700 to £799

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Talent Acquisition Global Product Specialist to work closely with many areas of the Talent Acquisition department to identify the streamlining of policy, process and systems. This is a contracting opportunity paying a highly competitive daily rate based in London.

The successful candidate must a worked on change / implementation projects within the Talent Acquisition Department with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets and has lead new system implementation, creating business requirements and managing governance models and change request processes. You will be developing strong relationships with many areas of the bank including Talent Acquisition Regional Heads and SME's, Talent Acquisition Vendors as well as Legal, HR Risk Management and Compliance.

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London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/TAproduct

Senior Finance Business Analyst

£20,000 to £29,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to work on a Finance Strategic Change Project. This is a permanent opportunity paying a highly competitive salary with a performance related bonus and benefits package based in London.

The successful candidate must a worked on very large change / implementation within Finance projects where you will consolidate the sub ledgers, P&L Processes, and business line balance sheet which is across multiple asset classes preferable Derivatives. You will be working with Product Control, operations and financial control working with the Release Manager defining and performing business analysis duties creating quality business and functional requirements within finance change

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London / Permanent / Ref: Pelstb/FinanceBA

Front Office Technology Programme Manager, Investment Bank

£1,000 to £1,499

A top tier investment bank have a newly created opportunity for an experienced programme manager to define, drive and deliver key regulatory programmes for both the regulatory and cross products functions.

Reporting to the global head for this line of business, you will be responsible for planning and managing several key programmes across multiple products within the investment banking group for the EMEA region as well as facing off to the regional operating committee composed of Directors and Managing directors. Your role will also entail governance, budget management, stakeholder engagement, strategy recommendations and architectural oversight.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a business-heavy technology role where you will face off to senior stakeholders in the front office global and corporate markets group to plan and manage business-critical regulatory and cross-product initiatives.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • 10+ years of technology experience within investment banks
  • Strong capital markets product and process knowledge
  • Track record of delivering on regulatory-related initiatives
  • Strong front office stakeholder engagement and management skills
  • Strong programme initiation, scoping, shaping and governance skills
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a six month contract initially but extendible as this is a multi-year programme of work, compensated at £800 - £1000 / day

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/FOTPM

Senior Business Analyst - Cash Equities Front-to-Back, IB

£700 to £799

Senior Business Analyst - Cash Equities Front-to-Back Re-Engineering, Investment Bank

A top tier investment bank are undertaking a major strategic re-engineering programme within their cash equities trading technology function and require an experienced business analyst with strong knowledge of the cash equities trade flow to provide expert business analysis for the programme.

As a Senior Business Analyst you will be responsible for analysing, documenting and providing solutions for the front-to-back trade lifecycle for cash equities, working from trade capture down through to settlements.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a high-profile re-engineering programme at a top tier investment bank who are heavily investing in their cash equities function.

You should apply for this role if you are/have:

  • 8+ years investment banking technology / operations experience
  • Strong knowledge of the trade lifecycle for cash equities products
  • Structured business analysis capability (BRDs, functional specifications, flow diagrams etc.)
  • Track record working on strategic front-to-back initiatives
  • Project management experience beneficial
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract opportunity at £550-£700/day initially for six months but this is a multi-year programme.

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/BACEF2B

Market Risk Project Manager

£600 to £699

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Market Risk Project Manager who will be responsible for Market Risk change for end to end projects

The successful candidate must a worked on very large change / implementation projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets environment and can carry out Market Risk change activities on VAR Systems, Front Office Pricing Platforms and Monte Carlo risk systems to deliver a business change project. You will be responsible for the project Management of Risk Systems focusing on the planning and governance and running end to end projects from inception to delivery.

You must have managed large Market Risk change or transformation projects and have excellent Stakeholder Management to be considered for this role

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London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/MarketRiskPM

Business Analyst (Data analysis, Data modelling, excel)-Banking

£500 to £599

Business Analyst (Data analysis, Data modelling, advanced excel skills) - Required for Leading Bank - Contract: £475.00 - 525.00 PD

We're recruiting a structured Business Analyst to work within a renowned function of leading Global Bank. This team is responsible for shaping, delivering and embedding change within the business.

Successful applications will have:

A proven track record of delivering change initiatives as an Operations IT Business Analyst within the Financial Services sector.

Experience of working with both the Business and Technology to gather, translate and validate requirements.

Advanced excel skills - pivot tables/macros

Extensive Data Modelling experience

Strong Powerpoint skills.

For more information - contact me on: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

LinkedIn: uk.linkedin.com/in/kambamrah/

London / Contract / Ref: KB-BA; Data

Senior Business Analyst-Front Office Controls-Investment Bank

£700 to £799

A Tier 1 Investment Bank are kicking of a strategic Front to Back change initiative. This is looking at improving their Front office controls and looking at the regulation affecting the Front Office. This is Cross-asset class and they are seeking strong change professionals with outstanding Investment Banking experience.

You will be expected to have experience of:

  • Documenting analysis of the appropriateness of existing control processes
  • Providing the Business Requirement Documents for any digitisation of workflow, "zero touch", Straight Through Processing and rising electrification
  • Documenting front to back business process maps/flow diagram
  • Gap analysis
  • Providing recommendations to improve controls via industrialisation, standardization and centralisation
  • Heat Map Matrix of key Risk Areas
  • Provide recommendations and associated estimation of cost benefits and efficiency gains from proposed changes

London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 21

MiFID and Compliance Advisor - Associate Level

£30,000 to £39,999

Compliance Advisor is needed to guide on MiFID categorisation issues for a Tier 1 Bank in the Midlands.

The Compliance Advisor will have 1-2 yrs experience in order to hit the ground running and be confident enough to provide compliance training to client on boarding and face off and liaise with Snr members - VP's, Directors/MD's

You will be responsible to ensure MiFID requirements are adhered to for new and existing clients and ideally you will understand AML (Anti Money Laundering).

This is an excellent position for someone who is working within MiFID now within a financial trading environment

For further contact details please contact james.simmons@alexanderash.com along with your CV.

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS MiFID

Senior Business Analyst - Electronic Trading - Investment Bank

£100,000 to £124,999

A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a passionate Business Analyst that has strong Fixed Income experience. The role sits within their Electronic Trading Change team for which the team is looking for reduce the complexity of trading systems and processes for Fixed Income by driving convergence towards a streamlined front-to-back architecture. This is a fantastic role to join a Global team who has a unique book of work over the next couple of years.

You will need to have strong experience in:

  • Detailed and thorough knowledge of Fixed Income
  • Strong stakeholder management and experience dealing with front office sales / traders
  • Managing/working on a significant change programme within a Tier 1 Investment Bank
  • Strong experience of Business Analysis including requirements gathering and specification production
  • Documenting business process flows, and implementing business process, controls and governance change

London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 16

Policy and Monitoring Associate - Ops Risk, Audit and Control

£40,000 to £49,999

An Audit, Operational Risk and Control team are looking for an experienced member to join and assist with tracking and reporting audit issues and support Senior Management for their Control Policies.

The successful candidate will have sound knowledge and be hands on with all aspects of control. You will be responsible for the analysis of audit issues, operational risk and control gaps across all Global Business Services areas and Management of junior staff.

We are looking for a background within Investment Banking or Financial Services within a Bank

This is a great opportunity to join a major client who will expand substantially over the next 12-18 months

Please contact James Simmons at Alexander Ash on either 0207 704 5826 / james.simmons@alexanderash.com

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS Ops Risk/Control

Control Room Analysts X2 - Tier 1 Bank

£50,000 to £59,999

Control Room Analysts are needed to help and assist with Conflict and Research clearance and Chinese Wall crossings

Our client a Global Tier 1 Bank based in the Midlands needs the Analyst to have a proven track record within a Control Room environment from either an Investment Bank or gained at a Compliance/Regulatory and advisory role from within the Financial Services.

You will be responsible for preventing the misuse of unpublished price sensitive information and ensuring compliance with security laws/or bank policy relating trading and research is administered.

Legal Graduates will also be entertained.

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the World's leading Banks and they are looking for 2 members one of which is a more Senior role

If you are working in a similar role or are a Legal Graduate please contact James Simmons on either 0207 704 5826 or email your CV to james.simmons@alexanderash.com

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS Control Room

Tax Operations Custody Manager

£50,000 to £59,999

A major Banking client needs an experienced Custody and Tax Manager to lead a team for their Asset Services Tax Operations.

You will be responsible for all tax operational issues for custody tax. Our client in looking for a Manager that has lead teams within this environment for at least 3 years.

You will be working and supporting a large trading team in London and you will also be liaising with teams in Europe and therefore good knowledge of these tax authorities is important.

The ability to communicate and challenge colleagues with your tax knowledge will be utilised and Management Information collation will be a big part of the role as well.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Tax/Custody Manager with a proven track record within Custody Tax domain within Investment Banking, Asset Services or Corporate Actions.

Please send your CV to james.simmons@alexanderash.com and if you have the required skills feel free to contact me.

I have a client in Birmingham who needs SAP and Oracle specialist to work on Production Support - paying mid £50K. Could you be interested?

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JS Tax Mgr

Client Implementation Associate - Asset Management

£60,000 to £69,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

Client Implementation Associate - Asset Management

My client, a leading asset manager at the forefront of the industry, are currently seeking a proven Client Implementation Manager to join an existing team and assist with the set up and onboarding of new clients.

The key responsibilities will include;

  • Co-Ordinating and managing tasks across the on-boarding lifecycle
  • Assisting offshore teams
  • Building strong internal relationships with key contacts within the asset management arm as well as other business lines
  • Interpret and determine client requirements and service standards from legal documentation and business requirements supporting all account events.
  • Identify and communicate the impact of business and client requirements on internal systems and processes.
  • Facilitate the communication and approval of new clients and counterparties prior to trading activity across multiple areas including trading desks, operations, technology, legal and compliance departments.

To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of;

  • Assisting the launch of new products and instruments.
  • Relationship management of brokers including performance metrics and issue tracking.
  • Apply business process reengineering methodologies and executing strategies and tactical solutions
  • Project Management; organising and tracking multiple threads of activity
  • Detailed understanding of the trade lifecycle, from order and execution management, allocation, confirmation and fail
  • management
  • Experience in relationship management and/or client facing activities
  • Problem solving capability for complex client and credit issues

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please forward your details today.

**Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only candidates meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be considered for this vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 3 working days of submitting your CV, unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion**

London / Permanent / Ref: CA-2008-AMIMP

Client Implementation Associate - Asset Management

£70,000 to £79,999

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

Client Implementation Associate - Asset Management

My client, a leading asset manager at the forefront of the industry, are currently seeking a proven Client Implementation Manager to join an existing team and assist with the set up and onboarding of new clients.

The key responsibilities will include;

  • Co-Ordinating and managing tasks across the on-boarding lifecycle
  • Assisting offshore teams
  • Building strong internal relationships with key contacts within the asset management arm as well as other business lines
  • Interpret and determine client requirements and service standards from legal documentation and business requirements supporting all account events.
  • Identify and communicate the impact of business and client requirements on internal systems and processes.
  • Facilitate the communication and approval of new clients and counterparties prior to trading activity across multiple areas including trading desks, operations, technology, legal and compliance departments.

To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of;

  • Assisting the launch of new products and instruments.
  • Relationship management of brokers including performance metrics and issue tracking.
  • Apply business process reengineering methodologies and executing strategies and tactical solutions
  • Project Management; organising and tracking multiple threads of activity
  • Detailed understanding of the trade lifecycle, from order and execution management, allocation, confirmation and fail
  • management
  • Experience in relationship management and/or client facing activities
  • Problem solving capability for complex client and credit issues

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please forward your details today.

**Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only candidates meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be considered for this vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 3 working days of submitting your CV, unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion**

London / Permanent / Ref: CA-2708-AMIMP

Business Analyst - Valuation Control - IPV - Investment Banking

£70,000 to £79,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

For this Top Tier Investment Bank we are looking for an AVP level Business Analyst experienced within Valuation Control space.

The Valuation function has operational responsibility for ensuring that all fair value positions are subject to independent valuation control (IPV), acts as a centre of excellence for valuation issues and also has a mandate covering policy, reserving and other valuation related issues

The Bank has committed to major investment in its infrastructure in a multi-year strategic front-to-back programme. It will deliver an end-to-end business information environment which provides accurate, transparent and timely financial reporting to our management, shareholders and regulators.

The workstream will contribute significantly to deliver an end-to-end strategic solution from trade capture to sub ledger across multiple asset classes to improve the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of P&L and Valuation Control.

Position Description

Business Analysis as a function enables change by identifying change needs, assessing the impact of the change, capturing and documenting requirements and then ensuring that those requirements are communicated and delivered by IT and new processes, as well as supporting the business through the implementation process.

The Business Analyst within Valuation Control will be responsible for :

  • Working with business to define an end-to end, cross-functional, Target Operating Model, focussing on strategic Valuation Control process
  • Engagement with multiple functions, including Front Office, Finance, Market Risk and GBS line & Change teams in relation to the project
  • Coordination of requirements gathering across multiple functions and regions
  • Providing thought leadership within own area of responsibility and the BA profession
  • Liaising with programme / project managers, client, functional analysts and developers to ensure the IT build is in line with the business requirements raised
  • Defining testing requirements together with the Test Manager/Lead
  • Undertaking project support and test management duties subject to experience/demand
  • Undertaking quality assurance of project deliverables

Essential skills

  • Relevant product knowledge
  • Front-to-back business analysis exposure with a clear understanding of a target state from a Valuation Control perspective
  • A good understanding of the full project lifecycle
  • Extensive BA experience with demonstrable requirements gathering and business writing skills
  • Results focused. Able to take ownership and run with piece of work into execution
  • Some management experience and ability to lead junior BAs
  • Process mapping tools and techniques and ability to build use cases
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving experience and flexibility regarding problem solving
  • Advanced-level analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English (written/verbal)
  • Ability to work in virtual teams and in a matrix organizations
  • Excellent team worker
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Keep pace with technical innovation
  • Open minded
  • Ability to share information, transfer knowledge and expertise to team members

Education / Qualifications:

  • 1st/2.1 from a top tier university (or equivalent desirable)
  • Accountancy qualified (desirable)
  • Mathematics A-level grade A (desirable)
  • Prince 2 or equivalent (desirable)

London / Permanent / Ref: LB-VALBA

Business Analyst/Project Manager - Capital Markets

£60,000 to £69,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

Our Client a "big 4" consultancy firm has an urgent need for a Business Analyst/Project Manager to join their rapidly growing Capital Markets practice. The Capital Markets practice is a part of our client's successful Financial Services business which has grown significantly over the past year and remains on a strong growth trajectory. They are a community of over sixty professionals with deep industry subject matter expertise and proven delivery experience, with a further 150 colleagues from our Finance, Risk, Talent and Technology growth platforms supporting execution on their projects. They are led by an experienced senior management team and as a practice they have a strong focus on mentoring and training. Supported by their global research group they develop client-relevant thought leadership and we are arranged internally into capability development communities.

Key Responsibilities

As a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, their work in Capital Markets is diverse. As an introduction, over the last year they have:

  • Supported our clients through the changing regulatory landscape, analysing the expected impact of OTC derivative reform and supporting the management of their change agenda to fulfill their obligations
  • Improved the client on-boarding process through highlighting inefficiencies and bottlenecks and implementing industry best practice
  • Led the entry of several of our clients' into Emerging Markets in the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe
  • Established a governance structure and project management best practices across the portfolio of large-scale change initiatives in an Investment Bank
  • Completed a full FTB analysis of reference data usage and issues within an Investment Bank and designed a target state for reference data
  • Analysed eTrading offerings and provided support for project management and vendor analysis
  • Provided technical support, solution design and testing support and management for projects across the Front and Back office
  • Supported "Living Will" recovery and resolution planning by analyzing the interconnectedness of business units, front-to-back trade flow analysis, strategic advice on trading book wind-down plans and analysis on the impact of insolvency

Required Skills

  • Individuals will have experience of working within an investment banking environment with an understanding of the cash, securitized and derivative markets
  • They should be either from an industry (investment banking or global wealth management) or a consulting background
  • They should have some experience project / programme management, and/or of implementing IT solutions and / or redesigning processes, in some of the following areas: sales, pricing, settlements, trade processing, position management, portfolio management, risk management and finance
  • Understand full life-cycle IT implementation coupled with a strong understanding of the inherent business challenges and processes within those areas
  • Consultant level recruits are expected to have played a major role in the delivery of a project/programme in the areas described above, e.g. a design lead, development lead, test lead, etc.
  • Ability to work with senior clients and propose creative solutions to investment banking / global wealth management problems
  • Well-developed analytical skills including ability to work with poorly defined problems, provide clarity to complex issues or situations and synthesise large amounts of information and highlight salient points
  • We expect experienced hires to be excited about joining the practice and give details of practice building activities that they have completed in their previous roles displaying leadership qualities
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment with excellent client relationship/interpersonal skill, strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong professional presence. This should include excellent written (structured documents, presentations) and verbal communication skills, for example, facilitation of meetings, presentation of materials)

From a functional perspective, individuals will likely have experience of working within one or more of the following disciplines:

  • Regulation - EMIR, Dodd Frank, Basel, MiFID etc.
  • Risk management - cross asset risk management, analytics, client valuation / default valuations, market and credit risk
  • Trades processing - from trade capture to downstream routing (clearing, settlement, confirmation, asset servicing etc). Understand trade flows and data captured to support trade processing
  • Operations experience - securities processing
  • Corporate Banking
  • Collateral Management experience
  • FX / Derivatives experience - Derivatives product knowledge (especially FX, Interest Rate and Equity derivative experience)
  • Legal entity / trade migrations - understanding implications of moving assets across legal entities, processing of back to back trades, trades processing, market risk calculations and some finance background (calculate liquidity positions and funding requirements)
  • Specific experience of Murex/TLM software packages

London / Permanent / Ref: LB-CAP

Tax Manager - Custody, Asset Servicing, Corporate Actions

£50,000 to £59,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

Our client a Top Tier Investment Bank based in Birmingham has an urgent need for a Custody Tax Manager. The AVP Tax manager role within Asset Services Tax Ops will be responsible for all tax operational issues concerning custody tax. This team is currently 11 FTE, with expected growth over the coming months.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure custody tax reclaims are submitted within agreed SLA's
  • Manage output of team members in line with KPI's
  • Identify and mitigate risk, through effective risk and control management.
  • Clearance of Tax tasks, and producing commentary around MIS data for outstanding / aged tasks.
  • Manage relationships with internal & external clients.
  • Provide expertise in projects and new initiatives concerning tax.
  • Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of support service through improvements to functions
  • Timely analysis and resolution of client queries.
  • Escalation of risk to senior management
  • Key point of contact for additional functions being transitioned into the group,
  • Hold regular direct meeting with VP and Team leads.
  • Ensure team leads carry out regular team meetings and one to one meetings with their direct reports.
  • Discuss individual and team performance as part of a wider managerial review
  • Work with team leads to create SMART objectives for all members of the Custody team.

You will have: (Skills/Experience)

  • Ideally a candidate with strong custody tax knowledge in an operations environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to adhere to tight deadlines and controls.
  • Strong experience in operational tax gained in an Investment Banking, Custody or broker/dealer environment.
  • Proven experience in preparation and submission of tax reclaims
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Provide direction to the team by setting clear goals.

You will be: (Skills/Competencies)

  • A strong team player
  • Challenge the status quo using your knowledge and expertise.
  • A strong people manager who understands areas of strength and the development needs of the team who can set goals, allocate tasks and is prepared to develop people by delegating appropriately.

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-TAXMAN

Operational Risk Manager - Birmingham

£70,000 to £79,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

For this Investment Banking Giant we are looking for a VP level Operational Risk Manager.
The Group is the investment engine of the Wealth Management Unit of the Bank's Asset and Wealth Management, focusing on selecting product and fund investments for institutional investors and wealthy families.

Asset & Wealth Management provides both private and institutional clients, including central banks, pension funds and insurance companies, with a full range of services including traditional asset management, alternative assets, sophisticated absolute return strategies and real estate asset management.


You will be responsible for handling all operational risk, operational due diligence, quality control and business management activities of the selection of investment products for the Group. You will be supporting the Research and Selection efforts across a number of investment strategies and product types including Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), mutual funds, alternative investments (hedge funds, private equity, real estate and infrastructure) from origination through to due diligence to supporting selectively the coverage of fund investments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be make sure that the Group's team's due diligence has been carried out properly as per clients research policies, to identify critical factors, investment risks and mitigants on the products selected.
  • You will take ownership for all the operational due diligence aspects of Hedge Fund Investments, which is done in conjunction with a third party firm.
  • You will be part of and act as secretary of the Group Investment Committees, ensuring the products approved have met all research criteria as set out in the Bank policies and procedures.
  • You will be responsible for maintaining and creating as necessary the research processes and procedures, related documentation and liaising with other teams and Control and Support Functions to get these approved.
  • As a business manager, you will be working with Finance to prepare financial reporting on related to the products approved on the platforms, and will be responsible for preparing investment presentations and thematic pitchbooks as required.
  • You will be responsible for maintaining and updating the repository of approved funds (approved fund lists) and ensuring research analysts have documented and filed as required by procedures all due diligence documentation.
  • You will have to act as product / project manager on ad hoc projects that may be required by the team.
  • You will be expected to keep abreast with regulatory requirements such as Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFid), US regulations and act as the first port of call for such matters for the team.
  • In general your responsibilities will include managing and staffing junior resources together with other senior team members, providing clear guidance, regular feedback and realistic targets.

You will have:

  • An extensive amount of working experience in financial markets (Investment Banking, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Hedge Funds...) of which at some experience will be of direct product management / fund structuring / fund selection experience with preferably exposure to mutual funds and/or alternative investments such as private equity, real estate and hedge funds.
  • A strong academic record and commercial acumen.
  • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) or professional accreditations such as CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), FRM (Financial Resources Management), and CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) preferred (or international equivalents).
  • Programming experience (Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) / Structured Query Language (SQL)) - not required but welcome.
  • Proven project management skills with the capability of coordinating multiple work streams.
  • Good presentation skills with the ability to deliver clear, meaningful & well-structured presentations.

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-OPSBIR

Business Analyst - IPV - Investment Bank

£70,000 to £79,999

A global Tier 1 Investment is looking for an IPV Business Analyst. The project will be looking at improving the fair value positions which are subject to independent valuation control (IPV). The role will provide exposure to the full project lifecycle including ownership of the project initiation phases, requirement gathering, testing and deployment.

It will be expected for you to have experience of working directly for an investment bank or through a consultancy, strong Business Analytical experience (business requirement gathering, writing specs etc), experience of defining a Target Operating Model and outstanding education background.

London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 22

Process Manager / Process Engineer

£600 to £699

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading Consultancy Company is looking for a Process Improvement / Process Engineer to be placed within an Investment Bank in London to work on a Front to Back Trade Flow Process Simplification Project. There is a Contract and a Permanent opportunity as my client is looking to take on both and is paying a highly competitive Day Rate / Salary with a performance related bonus and benefits package for the permanent opportunity only.

The successful candidate must a worked on very large Process Improvement / Process Engineering projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets and has excellent cross asset knowledge and Front to Back Trade Flow experience. The client is looking for someone that has worked in a Lean or Six Sigma environment where processes can be improved as the bank is going through a huge overhaul in this area at present.

You must have Cross Asset experience but predominately in the Process Improvement or Process Engineering Sector and who are coming from a banking consultancy background will be preferable but not a necessity.

London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/ProcessM

Risk Project Manager - Market/Credit/operational/settlement Ris

£600 to £699

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Risk Project Manager who will be responsible for Market and Credit Risk, Contingent, Operational and Settlement Risk.

The successful candidate must a worked on very large change / implementation projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets and can carry out planning, organising and project management activities to deliver a business change project. You will be responsible for the project Management of Risk Systems focusing on the planning and governance and running end to end projects from inception to delivery.

You must have managed large change or transformation projects and have excellent Stakeholder Management to be considered for this role

APPLY NOW!!

London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/riskproj

Programme Planner - Applicants must have Banking experience - £

£400 to £499

Programme Planner - large and Complex Compliance/Financial Crime (AML, KYCC) - Contract: £400 Per Day


CompanyAlexander Ash Consulting
LocationUnited Kingdom, England, London
Salary£400 Per Day
Position TypeContract
Employment TypeFull time
Updated23-08-2013
Ref No.
On behalf of a leading Financial Services provider, we are recruiting for a Programme Planner who will be responsible for supporting Compliance Programme Managers.

Successful applicants will have:

A track record of Programme and Project Planning across multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience of supporting the Programme Managers
The ability and track record of monitoring RAIDS.
5 years banking (ideally commercial) experience.
Previous experience of planning on large programs - of up £10 Million

For more information, contract me on: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

London / Contract / Ref: KB-ProgrammePlanner

Portfolio Programme Director - Finance Change, Investment Bank

£1,000 to £1,499

Portfolio Programme Director - Finance Change, Investment Bank

A major global investment bank are undertaking a complex, global, multi-year finance change programme and require a highly experienced programme portfolio director to direct a number of programmes including the implementation for a new ledger strategy.

As a portfolio programme director you will be responsible for directing a global portfolio of programmes across finance change covering control remediation, IPV, P&L and balance sheet programmes, working with over eight hundred project resources and over twenty different sub-programme streams.

This is an ideal opportunity to work on a high impact, high visibility portfolio of programmes, being parachuted in to improve overall programme delivery, focusing on strategic planning, business models and governance.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • 15+ years of investment banking experience
  • Track record of delivery at the programme portfolio level
  • Strong finance change experience, specifically related to ledgers
  • IPV, P&L, balance sheet and finance control knowledge advantageous
  • Excellent stakeholder management and organisational skills
  • Degree educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a contract opportunity initially for twelve months compensated at £1000 - £1200 / day.

London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/PPDFC

Project Manager - KYCC - AML - Transaction monitoring - Compl

£20,000 to £29,999

Project Manager - KYCC - AML - Transaction monitoring - Compliance

Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

A leading global Commercial Bank is looking for a KYCC Project Manager to work across Front Office and Middle Office to deliver the programme's aim and objectives. This is a contract opportunity paying a highly competitive daily rate.

The successful candidate must have worked within a very large organisation on Regulatory or Compliance Programmes/Projects within commercial banking.

The Project Manager will be responsible changes to the front-office and middle-office processes and procedures and will be accountable for planning, structuring and leading of key projects and facilitating in the definition of project scope and deliverables.

If you're interested please submit your CV to sam.blinman@alexanderash.com

London / Contract / Ref: SB210813PM

Risk Manager - Asset/Wealth Management, Birmingham

£70,000 to £79,999

Risk Manager - Asset/Wealth Management, Birmingham

The Birmingham offices of the Asset and Wealth Management business of a major global banking group are expanding their product and fund investment solutions team and have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced asset/wealth management professional to manage risk for their clients.

As a Risk Manager you will be responsible for client due diligence assurance, owning operational due diligence for hedge fund investments, sitting on the investment committee and have business management, product management and project management responsibilities.

This is fantastic opportunity to work for a prestigious global asset and wealth manager during a time of major organizational change, working on behalf of high profile individuals and institutions.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • Extensive experience in the financial markets
  • Product management, fund structuring or fund selection experience
  • Exposure to mutual funds and/or alternative investments
  • MBA, CFA, FRM, CAIA qualification or alternative highly desirable
  • VBA/SQL skills beneficial but not required
  • Proven project management skills
  • Strong commercial acumen, communication and presentation skills
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a permanent role based in Birmingham compensated at £65,000 - £73,000 + bonus + benefits.

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/RMAWM

Operational Risk Manager - Birmingham

£70,000 to £79,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

For this Investment Banking Giant we are looking for a VP level Operational Risk Manager.
The Group is the investment engine of the Wealth Management Unit of the Bank's Asset and Wealth Management, focusing on selecting product and fund investments for institutional investors and wealthy families.

Asset & Wealth Management provides both private and institutional clients, including central banks, pension funds and insurance companies, with a full range of services including traditional asset management, alternative assets, sophisticated absolute return strategies and real estate asset management.


You will be responsible for handling all operational risk, operational due diligence, quality control and business management activities of the selection of investment products for the Group. You will be supporting the Research and Selection efforts across a number of investment strategies and product types including Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), mutual funds, alternative investments (hedge funds, private equity, real estate and infrastructure) from origination through to due diligence to supporting selectively the coverage of fund investments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be make sure that the Group's team's due diligence has been carried out properly as per clients research policies, to identify critical factors, investment risks and mitigants on the products selected.
  • You will take ownership for all the operational due diligence aspects of Hedge Fund Investments, which is done in conjunction with a third party firm.
  • You will be part of and act as secretary of the Group Investment Committees, ensuring the products approved have met all research criteria as set out in the Bank policies and procedures.
  • You will be responsible for maintaining and creating as necessary the research processes and procedures, related documentation and liaising with other teams and Control and Support Functions to get these approved.
  • As a business manager, you will be working with Finance to prepare financial reporting on related to the products approved on the platforms, and will be responsible for preparing investment presentations and thematic pitchbooks as required.
  • You will be responsible for maintaining and updating the repository of approved funds (approved fund lists) and ensuring research analysts have documented and filed as required by procedures all due diligence documentation.
  • You will have to act as product / project manager on ad hoc projects that may be required by the team.
  • You will be expected to keep abreast with regulatory requirements such as Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFid), US regulations and act as the first port of call for such matters for the team.
  • In general your responsibilities will include managing and staffing junior resources together with other senior team members, providing clear guidance, regular feedback and realistic targets.

You will have:

  • An extensive amount of working experience in financial markets (Investment Banking, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Hedge Funds...) of which at some experience will be of direct product management / fund structuring / fund selection experience with preferably exposure to mutual funds and/or alternative investments such as private equity, real estate and hedge funds.
  • A strong academic record and commercial acumen.
  • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) or professional accreditations such as CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), FRM (Financial Resources Management), and CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) preferred (or international equivalents).
  • Programming experience (Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) / Structured Query Language (SQL)) - not required but welcome.
  • Proven project management skills with the capability of coordinating multiple work streams.
  • Good presentation skills with the ability to deliver clear, meaningful & well-structured presentations.

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-OPSBIR

Operational Risk Manager - Birmingham

£50,000 to £59,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

For this Investment Banking Giant we are looking for an AVP level Operational Risk Manager.
The Group is the investment engine of the Wealth Management Unit of the Bank's Asset and Wealth Management, focusing on selecting product and fund investments for institutional investors and wealthy families.

Asset & Wealth Management provides both private and institutional clients, including central banks, pension funds and insurance companies, with a full range of services including traditional asset management, alternative assets, sophisticated absolute return strategies and real estate asset management.


You will be responsible for handling all operational risk, operational due diligence, quality control and business management activities of the selection of investment products for the Group. You will be supporting the Research and Selection efforts across a number of investment strategies and product types including Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), mutual funds, alternative investments (hedge funds, private equity, real estate and infrastructure) from origination through to due diligence to supporting selectively the coverage of fund investments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be make sure that the Group's team's due diligence has been carried out properly as per clients research policies, to identify critical factors, investment risks and mitigants on the products selected.
  • You will take ownership for all the operational due diligence aspects of Hedge Fund Investments, which is done in conjunction with a third party firm.
  • You will be part of and act as secretary of the Group Investment Committees, ensuring the products approved have met all research criteria as set out in the Bank policies and procedures.
  • You will be responsible for maintaining and creating as necessary the research processes and procedures, related documentation and liaising with other teams and Control and Support Functions to get these approved.
  • As a business manager, you will be working with Finance to prepare financial reporting on related to the products approved on the platforms, and will be responsible for preparing investment presentations and thematic pitchbooks as required.
  • You will be responsible for maintaining and updating the repository of approved funds (approved fund lists) and ensuring research analysts have documented and filed as required by procedures all due diligence documentation.
  • You will have to act as product / project manager on ad hoc projects that may be required by the team.
  • You will be expected to keep abreast with regulatory requirements such as Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFid), US regulations and act as the first port of call for such matters for the team.
  • In general your responsibilities will include managing and staffing junior resources together with other senior team members, providing clear guidance, regular feedback and realistic targets.

You will have:

  • An extensive amount of working experience in financial markets (Investment Banking, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Hedge Funds...) of which at some experience will be of direct product management / fund structuring / fund selection experience with preferably exposure to mutual funds and/or alternative investments such as private equity, real estate and hedge funds.
  • A strong academic record and commercial acumen.
  • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) or professional accreditations such as CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), FRM (Financial Resources Management), and CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) preferred (or international equivalents).
  • Programming experience (Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) / Structured Query Language (SQL)) - not required but welcome.
  • Proven project management skills with the capability of coordinating multiple work streams.
  • Good presentation skills with the ability to deliver clear, meaningful & well-structured presentations.

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-OPSBIR

Tax Operations Manager (Custody) - Investment Bank, Birmingham

£50,000 to £59,999

Tax Operations Manager (Custody) - Investment Bank, Birmingham

The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank have a new opportunity for an experienced tax specialist to lead their tax operations team for the custody and asset servicing lines of business.

You will be responsible for leading a team of 10+ to handle all tax operational issues concerning custody tax as well as growing out the team. You will be responsible for ensuring custody tax reclaims are submitted within agreed SLAs, being the key point of contact for the custody tax operations team for queries coming from multiple lines of business across the bank.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take a leadership role in a growing team and location in a prestigious global investment bank.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • 7+ years of financial services / consulting experience
  • 2+ years of tax / tax operations experience
  • Line management experience of teams of 5+
  • Custody experience highly beneficial
  • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

This is a permanent role based in Birmingham compensated at £45,000 - £55,000 + bonus + benefits.

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/TOM

Tax Manager - Custody, Asset Servicing, Corporate Actions

£50,000 to £59,999

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

Our client a Top Tier Investment Bank based in Birmingham has an urgent need for a Custody Tax Manager. The AVP Tax manager role within Asset Services Tax Ops will be responsible for all tax operational issues concerning custody tax. This team is currently 11 FTE, with expected growth over the coming months.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure custody tax reclaims are submitted within agreed SLA's
  • Manage output of team members in line with KPI's
  • Identify and mitigate risk, through effective risk and control management.
  • Clearance of Tax tasks, and producing commentary around MIS data for outstanding / aged tasks.
  • Manage relationships with internal & external clients.
  • Provide expertise in projects and new initiatives concerning tax.
  • Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of support service through improvements to functions
  • Timely analysis and resolution of client queries.
  • Escalation of risk to senior management
  • Key point of contact for additional functions being transitioned into the group,
  • Hold regular direct meeting with VP and Team leads.
  • Ensure team leads carry out regular team meetings and one to one meetings with their direct reports.
  • Discuss individual and team performance as part of a wider managerial review
  • Work with team leads to create SMART objectives for all members of the Custody team.

You will have: (Skills/Experience)

  • Ideally a candidate with strong custody tax knowledge in an operations environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to adhere to tight deadlines and controls.
  • Strong experience in operational tax gained in an Investment Banking, Custody or broker/dealer environment.
  • Proven experience in preparation and submission of tax reclaims
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Provide direction to the team by setting clear goals.

You will be: (Skills/Competencies)

  • A strong team player
  • Challenge the status quo using your knowledge and expertise.
  • A strong people manager who understands areas of strength and the development needs of the team who can set goals, allocate tasks and is prepared to develop people by delegating appropriately.

Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-TAXMAN

*Urgent Contract* Data Analyst/Business Data Analyst

£300 to £399

*Urgent Contract* Data Analyst/Business Data Analyst

"Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

My Client, a tier one Investment Bank is currently looking for a Data Analyst/Business Data Analyst to acquire, manage, manipulate and analyse key data elements across all programme initiatives and report the results and findings from the analysis and support effective programme implementation within three initiatives:


  • Financial Crime Risks Management Framework
  • Know Your Customer's Counterparty (KYCC)
  • Transaction monitoring

  • Responsibilities:
    • Contribute to the overall solution design
    • Work with technical and business representatives at all levels
    • Working within business, Compliance and IT security policy
    • Plan and devise a data analysis approach based on the lifecycle stage of each programme
    • Obtain any raw data extracts from the applicable system administrator, ensuring that the data parameters are clearly defined and aligned to the required outcome of the analysis
    • Conduct detailed analysis and interpretation of key data elements across all programme initiatives and reporting results against which should align to the required outcome, including graphic illustration where applicable
    • Analyse relevant inputs and outputs outside of systems, ie manual processing
    • Apply data analysis skills, including statistical analysis, to developing and comparing different scenarios and presenting results of the analysis, in various formats
    • In collaboration with others, interpret the data and develop recommendations based on findings
    • Analyse data integrity against the requirements to operate the target operating model, undertaking a gap analysis and providing recommendations for remedial steps to be taken
    Please send your CV today to be considered for this role

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-DATA-2008

    Regulatory Senior Project Manager

    £700 to £799

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Contract or a Permanent Regulatory Senior Project Manager to work closely with both Onshore and Offshore Legal and Support Teams to be responsible for the identification and management of legal risk through its business advisory department. You will sit within the Business and Change Management Team where you will oversee the coordination all of the legal deliverables on many regulatory projects

    The successful candidate must a worked on very large change / implementation projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets and have excellent experience working on Legal Regulatory projects. You must have either FACTA, MIFID, EMIR, BASEL III or DODD-FRANK experience to be considered for this role.

    CONTRACT or PERM role depending on your preference

    APPLY NOW!!!

    London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/RegPM

    Liquidity Risk Consultant - Investment Bank - FSA Reporting

    £700 to £799

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for someone who has recently audited the global FSA047/FSA048 process across several banks.

    The person will ideally have been involved in the preparation of PRA liquidity reporting, or was involved in setting-up FSA liquidity reporting 2010. You will require experience producing global FSA047 and FSA048 reports for a large investment bank (not just UK legal entity returns), as complexities arise when considering the global span of liquidity information and systems. Experience producing Basel III liquidity reporting (LCR) would not be relevant, as we specifically require knowledge of the content of the PRA reports.

    You will need to be immediately available and willing to work an initial 4 to 6 week contract.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 19

    Client Implementation Associate - Asset Management

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Client Implementation Associate - Asset Management

    My client, a leading asset manager at the forefront of the industry, are currently seeking a proven Client Implementation Manager to join an existing team and assist with the set up and onboarding of new clients.

    The key responsibilities will include;

    • Co-Ordinating and managing tasks across the on-boarding lifecycle
    • Assisting offshore teams
    • Building strong internal relationships with key contacts within the asset management arm as well as other business lines
    • Interpret and determine client requirements and service standards from legal documentation and business requirements supporting all account events.
    • Identify and communicate the impact of business and client requirements on internal systems and processes.
    • Facilitate the communication and approval of new clients and counterparties prior to trading activity across multiple areas including trading desks, operations, technology, legal and compliance departments.

    To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of;

    • Assisting the launch of new products and instruments.
    • Relationship management of brokers including performance metrics and issue tracking.
    • Apply business process reengineering methodologies and executing strategies and tactical solutions
    • Project Management; organising and tracking multiple threads of activity
    • Detailed understanding of the trade lifecycle, from order and execution management, allocation, confirmation and fail
    • management
    • Experience in relationship management and/or client facing activities
    • Problem solving capability for complex client and credit issues

    To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please forward your details today.

    **Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only candidates meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be considered for this vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 3 working days of submitting your CV, unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-2008-AMIMP

    Project Manager - Target Operating Model - Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank midst of a large scale front 2 back Legal change initiative. This is looking at the improvement of the Target Operating Model within a key control function.

    You will be responsible for the following:

    • Working closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the Target Operating Model
    • Coordinate and participate in sessions with executives, department heads, business managers the role holder has to be ready for wide exposure across Legal
    • Managing the delivery of a high-profile Target Operating Model programme/project and manage within tight deadlines
    • Track and report programme delivery status
    • Deliver presentations or prepare sessions with groups across the globe
    • Perform change readiness assessments and manage outcomes
    • Verify and reconcile submissions related to the Target Operating Model business case (benefit and cost analysis)
    • Identity enhancement opportunities and develop action plans
    • Manage the Programme CRAID (Change, Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies) and mitigate risks
    • Effectively coordinate with and escalate issues to Skyline Programme Governance appropriately

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 15

    Programme Manager - Transaction Monitoring - AML

    £800 to £999

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

    For this banking giant we are looking for a Programme Manager with Transaction Monitoring experience.

    Responsible for:

    • Definition of Transaction Monitoring compliance policy and a consistent set of global business rules
    • Definition of a Transaction Monitoring operating model
    • Definition of business process requirements, supporting systems and middle-office resourcing, in the Global Service Centre(s)
    • Engagement with regional and local colleagues to ensure that the relevant countries are compliant with Transaction Monitoring policy and procedures
    • Application of the Transaction Monitoring programme's design principles throughout the programme life cycle
    • Deployment of the Transaction Monitoring system to all relevant countries globally, target a sub-set of priority countries in 2013; for each country: resource mobilisation, systems readiness, data readiness, UAT and governance approval to go live
    • Roadmap to take countries from a country state of process, procedure and data readiness to full capability and compliance with the Transaction Monitoring model
    • Training and engagement to ensure that relevant staff behaviours support the compliant operating model

    ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

    Knowledge and experience of leading regulatory change programmes globally

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

    See accompanying document

    IDEAL EXPERIENCE

    Experience of large scale, regulatory programmes in a commercial banking environment, particularly Trade Finance

    Knowledge of AML regulations and previous exposure to Transaction Monitoring

    London / Contract / Ref: LB-PMM

    Business Architect - Commercial Banking - KYC

    £700 to £799

    My client a Global Commercial Bank is looking for a Business Architect who has experience in either Financial Crime Risks Management Framework, Know Your Customer's Counterparty (KYCC) or Transaction monitoring.

    You will be expected to have the ability to Liaise with both the Business and technology architectures to ensure strategy and policies, leading the discovery and documentation of the as-is operating model, target operating model and interim models, being able to create and own blueprints and produce detailed views of the target operating model across the dimensions of people, places, business boundaries, processes, value chains, technology systems and data flow - such that this facilitates senior management decision-making and programme planning Create views of business goals, business strategies, and business models to facilitate executive decision-making.

    Experience of either KYC, Client Due Diligence or AML is a must as a Business Architect is a must.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 06 - 03

    Market Risk Business Analyst

    £700 to £799

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Market Risk Business Analyst to work in the Market risk team delivering a new Market Risk Infrastructure. This is a contract opportunity paying a highly competitive daily rate.

    The successful candidate must have worked on very large Market Risk change / implementation projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets. You must be able to build business requirements to a comprehensive standard whilst defining and executing test plans, raising defects and working with the technical teams to solve problems or defects.. You will be accountable for planning, structuring and leading of key projects and facilitating in the definition of project scope and deliverables.

    APPLY NOW!!

    London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/MRiskBA

    Business Analyst - Futures and Options

    £600 to £699

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    A leading global Investment Bank is looking for an experienced Business Analyst who has worked within Futures and Options in the Listed Derivative

    area to work on a trade allocation project. This is a Contract opportunity paying a highly competitive daily rate and they are looking for someone to start as soon as possible but will wait for someone if on a notice period also.

    The successful candidate must have worked on very large change / implementation projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets and has excellent Futures and Options Business Analyst experience. You will be accountable for documentation across all BRD's and functional specs on this trade allocation project.

    You must have Futures and Options experience to be successful in this opportunity.

    London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/BAFO

    Client Money and Assets (CMA) - Review Manager - Projects - FS

    £700 to £799

    Client Money and Assets (CMA) - Review Manager - Projects - Leading Financial Services provider - £7-750 Per Day

    We're recruiting for a Review Manager to work within a Programme team assigned to undertake a review of Client Money and Assets (CMA) across a Top Tier Global Investment Bank.

    Successful applicants will have the following experience:

    Strong Financial Services experience circa 10 years.
    Compliance/Audit business knowledge and experience - coupled with Client Money and Assets Change & Projects experience.

    The job holder will be responsible for:

    Working closely with the appointed Management Consultancy firm and their review teams
    Challenge and make suggestions to review report from the Management Consultancy.
    interface with the regulated entities
    Track and Monitor reporting with relevant stakeholders - PMO/Programme Director

    For more information you can contact me on: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-ClientMoney (CMA)

    Associate - Operations - Equity Derivative Operations -

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Operations - Equity Derivative Operations - Synthetic Products Group Middle Office - Associate

    You will help support of the SPG Trading Desk and its clients. The Trading Desk manage inventory across firm positions and provide pricing on synthetics and risk manage the trading books. The client base for SPG is made up of large institutions and hedge funds and the Middle Office team works closely with the Trading Desk and the Prime Brokerage client reps in making sure our clients' needs are met.

    You will be responsible for the timely booking of trades and making sure that the firm's risk and P&L is accurate. Timely resolution to all queries, reconciliation queries, risk management and regular liaison with internal departments on the settlement and reconciliation of all trades are also important components of the role. It is a hands-on role that requires that all team members are fully versed in products and systems used as well as the processes and procedures that must be followed when performing day to day tasks.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Trade management - timely allocation of trades, dealing with trade queries from internal and external clients.
    • Reconciliation - trade reconciliation, corporate actions processing and reconciliation, risk reconciliation, P&L reconciliation and completion of tasks associated with control around the business.
    • Identification of areas for improvement in processes
    • Documentation of procedures and process flows to help enhance our controls around the business.
    • Daily review of control reports to ensure all trade bookings and risk management is accurate.
    • Working with internal clients to ensure that all breaks are resolved - these include external clients, internal trading desks, PB reps, Settlements, Documentation etc.
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-LINP-1807

    Global Programme Manager - Asset Manager - Regulatory - FATCA

    £800 to £999

    Global Programme Manager - Asset Manager - Contract - Regulatory Requirements (FATCA) - £700-800 Per Day

    We are currently recruiting for a Global Programme Manager who has experience of setting up Programme reporting for a portfolio of projects within the Asset Management Domain and the ability to develop and communicate a Global Strategy (Target Operating Model, OD and Projects) to look at how efficiency and improved processes can be sustained throughout the organisation.

    The job holder willhave good practical knowledge of FATCA and other - similar - Regulatory Programmes.

    To be successful for this role, applicants will have:

    A strong track record of Programme Managing Regulatory programmes within the Asset Management domain.

    For more information, you can contact me directly on: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-PM-FATCA

    Head of Risk & Control (Audit) - Financial Services

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Head of Risk & Control (Audit) - Financial Services

    The Birmingham offices of a major global investment bank have a brand new opportunity for a Head of Risk and Control to act as the central point of contact for the Birmingham office for the global business services division of the bank.

    As the Head of Risk and Control you will be responsible for leading a team of thirty risk and control professionals to articulate, monitor and measure operational and environment risk through the appropriate control standards and risk indicators. This will involve managing and empowering you team to ensure that operational and environmental risk control is delivered to an excellent standard.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a role with very high growth potential to lead a large team for business-critical control initiatives for a major global corporation.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 10+ years of financial services, management consulting or blue-chip experience
    • Specific experience within risk and control or audit functions
    • Line management experience including mentoring, coaching and appraisals
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication and stakeholder management skills
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution.

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham compensated at £65,000 - £72,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/HoRC

    Head of Service Transition - Financial Services

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Head of Service Transition - Financial Services

    A major global investment bank are undertaking a major global operational excellence programme and as part of this strategy are moving a number of their business critical functions to Birmingham and have a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Service Transition to act as the key point of contact for all transition services for the banks senior management.

    The Head of Service Transition is highly varied and dynamic, acting as a project and relationship manager, liaising with senior directors and managing directors to transition business critical business processes, infrastructure and production services to the Birmingham offices. This will involve not only execution-focused project management but also project planning and managing senior stakeholders expectations.

    This is fantastic opportunity for a manager in the financial services to occupy a highly visible role within an organisation undergoing major transformation change.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 10+ years financial services, management consulting or blue-chip experience
    • Strong change management experience including project management
    • Excellent stakeholder management skills up to managing director level
    • Background in service transition, outsourcing or offshoring projects
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham compensated at £65,000 - £72,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/HoST

    Director - Portfolio Strategy - Contract or Permanent

    £150,000 to £199,999

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Director - Portfolio Strategy - Contract or Permanent

    My client, a global Tier 1 Investment Bank, is embarking on a period of change spanning their group wide technology functions. The portfolio of change will consist of multiple programmes aimed at driving efficiencies and cutting costs, all ensuring the bank retains dominance in the market.

    We are looking to bring on board a proven Director level individual to play an integral part in the overall strategy and governance at group portfolio level and ensure all budget spend is adhered to and delivery achieved as per the programme plan.

    The key responsibilities for this integral position will include;

    Providing detailed governance at a portfolio level from inception stage through to delivery; this will include reviewing the return on investment, budget spends, detailed P&L review and ownership, providing a multi-year future state operating model and tracking delivery from end to end.

    To be successful in this role, you be able to demonstrate extensive experience of the following;

    Owning a specific business P&L; Managing investment spend across multiple transformation programmes; Ensuring clear definition between change and "BAU" spend; Implementing programme governance; Detailed P&L autopsy reviews; Board level stakeholder management and reporting and an acute understanding of the importance of architecture within a banking environment.

    To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please forward your CV today.

    **Please note - only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be considered and contacted for this position**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1508-STRAT

    Client Reference Data Business Analyst

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Client Reference Data Senior Business Analyst to work on a large change project where they are replacing existing client data systems. This is a permanent opportunity in London paying very a competitive salary and benefits package.

    The successful candidate must a worked on very large change / implementation projects and have a in depth knowledge of client on boarding, account maintenance, able to manage senior stakeholders in all areas of the business and possess excellent knowledge of the client data life cycle.

    London / Permanent / Ref: Pelstb/ClientBA

    Release / Deployment Management Specialist - Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Release / Deployment Management Specialist - Investment Bank

    The Birmingham offices of a top tier investment bank are working towards a number of large scale strategic goals within their production management function and require an experienced deployment management specialist to ensure the strategic deployment management objectives are achieved.

    As a Deployment Management specialist you will build, test and deliver the overall capability to provide production management services to senior stakeholders, acting as a the overall lead for deployment and managing specific application releases into test and production environment. You will be responsible for a portfolio of applications and have responsibility for multiple releases into the production line across multiple business areas.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a large-scale, complex technology environment to provide release and deployment management solutions for a global technology footprint.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Extensive IT production environment experience in large corporate environments
    • Strong knowledge of the full software development lifecycle including version management
    • Extensive release management experience including release, change and post-production checks
    • Hands on scripting experience, i.e. Perl or Shell
    • BSc educated or higher in computer science / engineering / physics / mathematics

    This is a permanent role based Birmingham compensated at £65,000 - £72,000 + bonus + benefits.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/RDMS

    Release / Deployment Management Specialist - Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Release / Deployment Management Specialist - Investment Bank

    The Birmingham offices of a top tier investment bank are working towards a number of large scale strategic goals within their production management function and require an experienced deployment management specialist to ensure the strategic deployment management objectives are achieved.

    As a Deployment Management specialist you will build, test and deliver the overall capability to provide production management services to senior stakeholders, acting as a the overall lead for deployment and managing specific application releases into test and production environment. You will be responsible for a portfolio of applications and have responsibility for multiple releases into the production line across multiple business areas.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a large-scale, complex technology environment to provide release and deployment management solutions for a global technology footprint.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Extensive IT production environment experience in large corporate environments
    • Strong knowledge of the full software development lifecycle including version management
    • Extensive release management experience including release, change and post-production checks
    • Hands on scripting experience, i.e. Perl or Shell
    • BSc educated or higher in computer science / engineering / physics / mathematics

    This is a permanent role based Birmingham compensated at £65,000 - £72,000 + bonus + benefits.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/RDMS

    Capacity Management Specialist - Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Capacity Management Specialist - Investment Bank

    The Birmingham offices of a major global investment bank have recently set up a new production management function and require a specialist for their capacity management team to provide expertise across their IT service capacity and component capacity management.

    As a Capacity Management Specialist you will be responsible for providing governance, expertise and assistance to ensure effective capacity management across the global technology organisation, driving the methodological evolution of the function and evaluating new approaches to assess and manage the complexity of IT platforms.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a large-scale, complex technology environment to provide cutting edge capacity management solutions for a global technology footprint.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 5+ years of technical experience in a global organization
    • Knowledge of capacity management practices and principles
    • Strong knowledge of statistical methods or complexity theory
    • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • BSc or MSc in mathematics, physics, computer science or engineering

    This is a permanent role based Birmingham compensated at £45,000 - £55,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/CAPMAN

    Project Accountant / PMO - Global Financial Services Org

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Project Accountant / PMO - Global Financial Services Org

    A major global financial services initiative are undertaking a number of cost and spend control initiatives within their infrastructure function and have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Accountant / PMO to lead financial analysis and management for the business.

    As a Project Accountant / PMO you will work within the commercial management group for infrastructure to help drive strategic change to internal financial processes. This is involve analysis of cost performance, development of financial targets, designing reports, creating and maintain cost invoices for infrastructure projects and managing internal client relationships.

    This is a great opportunity to work in a large multinational organisation who are a global leader in their business who have a great culture and fantastic career prospects.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 6+ years exposure to projects / PMO / project accounting
    • Strong understanding of accounting principles and budget processes
    • High proficiency in excel and any business intelligence/reporting tools
    • Exposure to infrastructure or technology functions beneficial
    • Qualified or part qualified accountant beneficial
    • BSc educated or higher in numerate / financial discipline.

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham compensated at £45,000 - £55,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/PAPMO

    Project Manager - Top Tier Bank - Impact of Change on Customers

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Project Manager - Top Tier Bank - required to look at the Impact on Change to Customers/Users - Change readiness, strategies to deal with Change Resistance, Benefits cases -£7-800 PD


    We're looking for a Project Manager who has ideally come from a Management consulting background (however this is not essential) who is not delivery and execution focused, but rather more strategic and has a track record of Managing Change readiness,
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    Understanding the resistance to change and be able to come up with solutions and strategies to overcome these and be able to compile the benefits of such change to the business.

    The selected job holder will be required to liaise and work in partnership with a community of Senior stakeholders and will have a track record which reflects their comfortably in working closely with senior stakeholders.

    Industry domain experience required: Financial Services - Capital Markets - Investment Banking, Wealth Management or Asset Management. NOT Retail Banking or Insurance.

    For more information please contact me on: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-FS-

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Capital Markets

    £60,000 to £69,999

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

    Our Client a "big 4" consultancy firm has an urgent need for a Business Analyst/Project Manager to join their rapidly growing Capital Markets practice. The Capital Markets practice is a part of our client's successful Financial Services business which has grown significantly over the past year and remains on a strong growth trajectory. They are a community of over sixty professionals with deep industry subject matter expertise and proven delivery experience, with a further 150 colleagues from our Finance, Risk, Talent and Technology growth platforms supporting execution on their projects. They are led by an experienced senior management team and as a practice they have a strong focus on mentoring and training. Supported by their global research group they develop client-relevant thought leadership and we are arranged internally into capability development communities.

    Key Responsibilities

    As a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, their work in Capital Markets is diverse. As an introduction, over the last year they have:

    • Supported our clients through the changing regulatory landscape, analysing the expected impact of OTC derivative reform and supporting the management of their change agenda to fulfill their obligations
    • Improved the client on-boarding process through highlighting inefficiencies and bottlenecks and implementing industry best practice
    • Led the entry of several of our clients' into Emerging Markets in the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe
    • Established a governance structure and project management best practices across the portfolio of large-scale change initiatives in an Investment Bank
    • Completed a full FTB analysis of reference data usage and issues within an Investment Bank and designed a target state for reference data
    • Analysed eTrading offerings and provided support for project management and vendor analysis
    • Provided technical support, solution design and testing support and management for projects across the Front and Back office
    • Supported "Living Will" recovery and resolution planning by analyzing the interconnectedness of business units, front-to-back trade flow analysis, strategic advice on trading book wind-down plans and analysis on the impact of insolvency

    Required Skills

    • Individuals will have experience of working within an investment banking environment with an understanding of the cash, securitized and derivative markets
    • They should be either from an industry (investment banking or global wealth management) or a consulting background
    • They should have some experience project / programme management, and/or of implementing IT solutions and / or redesigning processes, in some of the following areas: sales, pricing, settlements, trade processing, position management, portfolio management, risk management and finance
    • Understand full life-cycle IT implementation coupled with a strong understanding of the inherent business challenges and processes within those areas
    • Consultant level recruits are expected to have played a major role in the delivery of a project/programme in the areas described above, e.g. a design lead, development lead, test lead, etc.
    • Ability to work with senior clients and propose creative solutions to investment banking / global wealth management problems
    • Well-developed analytical skills including ability to work with poorly defined problems, provide clarity to complex issues or situations and synthesise large amounts of information and highlight salient points
    • We expect experienced hires to be excited about joining the practice and give details of practice building activities that they have completed in their previous roles displaying leadership qualities
    • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment with excellent client relationship/interpersonal skill, strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong professional presence. This should include excellent written (structured documents, presentations) and verbal communication skills, for example, facilitation of meetings, presentation of materials)

    From a functional perspective, individuals will likely have experience of working within one or more of the following disciplines:

    • Regulation - EMIR, Dodd Frank, Basel, MiFID etc.
    • Risk management - cross asset risk management, analytics, client valuation / default valuations, market and credit risk
    • Trades processing - from trade capture to downstream routing (clearing, settlement, confirmation, asset servicing etc). Understand trade flows and data captured to support trade processing
    • Operations experience - securities processing
    • Corporate Banking
    • Collateral Management experience
    • FX / Derivatives experience - Derivatives product knowledge (especially FX, Interest Rate and Equity derivative experience)
    • Legal entity / trade migrations - understanding implications of moving assets across legal entities, processing of back to back trades, trades processing, market risk calculations and some finance background (calculate liquidity positions and funding requirements)
    • Specific experience of Murex/TLM software packages

    London / Permanent / Ref: LB-CAP

    Senior Portfolio Manager/Programme Planning Manager - BANKING

    £800 to £999

    We are looking for a Senior Portfolio Manager/Programme Planning Manager to work with a Global Financial Services provider to Plan, Organise and execute their Re-engineering Portfolio of work, look at On-boarding and training of internal resources, engage with External vendors/consultancies and set up Global Governance across each Programme.

    Other responsibilities:

    Develop a consolidated view of the portfolio of Programmes
    Work in partnership with Project Stakeholders to plan and track benefits and investments forecasts, look at the Operating plan across each Programme in the Portfolio.

    To be successful for this role, applicants must demonstrate:

    A track record of working on large-scale Business Transformation Programmes - there is a preference for looking at prospects that have done this on a Global Scale.

    Experience of working with 3rd party Vendors/Consultancies

    And experience of working with Senior Stakeholders, including: Senior Executives across cross-functional business and functions

    For more information, contact me on Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-PM

    Business Engineer - LEAN / SIX SIGMA - Global Financial Service

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Business Engineer - LEAN / SIX SIGMA - Global Financial Services

    A major global financial services organistion are expanding the business engineering practice within their Birmingham office and have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Lean / Six Sigma professional to play a key role in an overall business improvement programme.

    As a Business Engineer you will be responsible for playing a key role in identifying and supporting the delivery of improvement activity at the process and operational levels. This will be a hands-on role to identify and deliver improvements as well as focusing on skill transfer to operational and non-operational teams.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a lean culture in a major global organisation to drive business-critical process improvements in a global financial services context.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 5+ years commercial experience within a major corporation
    • Strong knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma process improvement techniques
    • Tangible track record of cost savings / efficiencies through process re-engineering
    • Strong communication, problem solving and analytical skills
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent role based Birmingham compensated at £40,000 - £50,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/BEGFS

    Equity Derivatives Transaction Reporting - Business Analyst

    £600 to £699

    Equity Derivatives Transaction Reporting - Business Analyst / Project Manager

    A big four consulting firm practice have an on-site opportunity at a tier one investment bank for an experiences equities operations change professional with strong knowledge of transaction reporting.

    You will be responsible for undertaking a full-lifecycles business analysis role with elements of project management to review the existing transaction reporting operations for equity derivatives and undertaking a gap analysis to assess the current state transaction reporting in relation to best practice.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 6+ years investment banking experience
    • Equity derivatives, options or cash equity business knowledge
    • Transaction reporting experience for equity derivatives
    • MiFiD knowledge advantageous
    • Structured business analysis and project management capability
    • Prior management consulting experience advantageous
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract opportunity paid at £500-£600/day for six months initially.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/EDQTRBA

    Business Analyst - Wealth/Investment Management - Contract - £4

    £400 to £499

    Successful applicants will demonstrate:

    Strong end-to-end Business Analysis experience: ability to work with Business and Technology to Gather, translate and validate requirements/information.

    Good Process Mapping, Process Design and supported with a Projects track record of designing Operating Models.

    Ideally, applicants will demonstrate good buy-side experience however our client will consider other Financial Services expreince; dependant on overall Change Management/projects experience.

    For more information, feel free to contact me on: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: KB;WM:BA

    Senior/Lead Business Analyst - Investment Bank - Credit Risk

    £600 to £699

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

    A fantastic Senior/Lead Business Analyst has come available to join a Strategic Credit Risk Project Team with a Global Investment Bank. You will be looking at the business requirements in context of the new regulatory changes (Basel II/III) affecting the credit risk management function.

    It is expected you to have Strong Business Analyst experience, ability to work in a Project Team, understanding of Regulatory changes/requirements with particular focus on Basel II/III, Credit Risk SME knowledge and experience of Monte Carlo or other technical risk systems would be very beneficial.

    Personal requirements are:

    • Knowledge of credit risk / market risk covering Basel II & Basel III regulations.
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Business analysis experience with an investment bank or consultancy
    • Proven ability to deliver high quality and timely project work
    • Business analysis for credit or market risk management systems
    • Understanding and experience in project lifecycle techniques
    • Data analysis skills (Excel / Access / VBA / SQL)
    • Understanding of CVA in Basel III context

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 20

    Technical Lead Data Warehouse Oracle Business Intelligence OBIE

    £300 to £399

    Technical Lead Data Warehouse Oracle Business IntelligenceOBIEE Geneva. An IT services company requires a strong Technical Lead with Data Warehouse and Oracle Business Intelligence experience, OBIEE. You must have the following experience. Provide technical direction and leadership to design and implement enterprise BI, Analytics and performance management solutions in a complex enterprise environment;

    * Conduct project planning and work estimates with project manager;

    * Responsibility for support, enhancements of OBIEE Application

    * Build thought leadership in the Oracle Business Intelligence stream.

    * Lead and orchestrate Specialized Business Solutions using OBI.

    * Develop BI roadmap and strategy suiting organizations of various sizes and industries.

    * Educate and prepare business towards Business Intelligence initiatives.

    * Design innovative BI architecture supporting operational, tactical and strategic business needs.

    * Generate whitepapers, new IPs, re-usable components to improve Top and Bottom line

    * Manage OBI Pre-sales from the practice perspective

    * Through understanding of partner eco-systems and technology adapters in putting together.

    Rest of Europe / Contract / Ref: BenP:DWHLead

    Business Analyst Global Custody Investment Bank Dorset

    £300 to £399

    Business Analyst Global Custody Investment Bank Dorset. An IT Services organisation requires an experienced Business Analyst who has strong experience in Global Custody, Securities and Capital Markets and Agile methodologies. You must have Investment Banknig experience. Please send me your cv and call me asap.

    South West / Contract / Ref: BenP:InvestmentB

    Risk Engine Business Analyst

    £600 to £699

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Risk Engines Business Analyst to deliver business change to the Risk function infrastructure and their processes. You will be supporting the change structure and sit within either the Market Risk of Credit Risk area so if you have experience in any of these then you will be a good fit. This is a 6 month contract paying up to £650 per day for the correct candidate

    The successful candidate must have worked on very large change / implementation projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets arena. You must have excellent Risk Engine Business Analytic skills where you will be analysing new Risk Engine requirements from Managers and Stakeholders. You will need to be able to verify functional requirements and perform analysis on the impact of this change as well as be responsible for the writing of business specifications, preparing diswcussion documents and liaise with Senior Risk Managers

    You must have Business Analytical experience in the Risk Engine Business Change sector to be considered for this opportunity

    London / Contract / Ref: Pelstb/RiskBA

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Retail Banking

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Retail Banking

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    An opportunity has arisen with a globally recognised retail bank to support and assist the Retail & Wealth Credit Risk Architecture team by performing a range of technical support tasks including, ensuring architecture material is up to date and assisting with the development and maintenance of the architecture processes and documentation. You will ensure stakeholders and business areas are ware of the architecture deliverables and deliver relevant communications

    • Business information gathering e.g. KPIs, Maintaining currency of architecture information and models in relevant tools, data stores, sharepoint and ensuring it remains up to date and accessible
    • identify data owners and set up mechanisms for notification and update for architecture when changes are made
    • Accessing information to support requests from the team to answer specific questions , provide business insight , and create effective visual representations of information Manage appropriate access control to business tools and architecture data
    Please note to be successful for this position you must come from a Retail Banking background with solid projects experience Alexander Ash are acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-BA-RT-1213

    Project Manager - Leading Wealth Manager - Portal Platform

    £500 to £599

    On behalf of a leading Wealth Manager, we are recruiting for Project Managers who have Wealth Management domain knowledge and experience, to work on the Research and Implementation of a Media Portal to be used across 20 different countries.

    The Project Manager will be required to work on 2 projects: Media Portal and Research. This role will require co-ordination of commentary to 20 countries - introduce the countries to the research, organise demos, collate the feedback and present to the steerco.

    To be successful, applicants will be able to demonstrate appropriate Project Management experience coupled with some co-ordination experience

    For more information, contact me on Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-WealthManager

    Business Analyst - Financial Crime, Global Banking Group

    £600 to £699

    Business Analyst - Financial Crime, Global Banking Group

    A major global banking group are undertaking a global financial crime and sanctions programme across all of their lines of business and require an experienced business analyst to support the development and implementation of a sanctions screening and alert investigation operating model.

    As a business analyst you will be responsible for undertaking change project and analysis activities, including current state analysis, stakeholder engagement and presentations, process modelling, procedure writing, training material development, systems model analysis.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 5+ years experience as a business analysis within the financial services
    • Operating model current state analysis and implementation experience
    • Financial crime and sanctions knowledge highly advantageous
    • Strong knowledge of AML, KYC and/or client on-boarding or related areas
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract opportunity based London compensated at £400-£600/day initially for six months.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/BAFC

    Change Project Manager - Research, Global Wealth Manager

    £500 to £599

    Change Project Manager -Research IT, Global Wealth Manager

    A global wealth manager are undertaking a significant change programme within their global research function and have a fantastic opportunity for a change management project manager to lead projects within the research and media function.

    As a change project manager working in a global organisation you will be responsible for delivering end-to-end research change projects, working from project initiation through execution and closure. Projects include significant changes to the global media portal for wealth research and changes in the incentive structure for the research function, moving it towards a more discretionary, client-centric business.

    The successful candidate will have the ability to manage and control projects to meet exacting timescales, define the appropriate to dealing with complex requirements and unique projects, achieve strategic benefits set out by the business, manage multiple senior stakeholders, and work with delivery and business partner team up to group strategy level.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 8+ years track record in a leading global financial services organisation
    • 3+ years delivering full lifecycle change projects at an international level
    • A deep understanding of structured change and benefit realisation
    • Strong stakeholder management, communication and management skills
    • Significant wealth management experience highly advantageous
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract role based London for initially six moths at £400-£500/day.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/PMGWM

    Senior Project Manager, Platform Change Delivery, Wealth Manage

    £600 to £699

    Senior Project Manager - Platform Change Delivery, Global Wealth Manager

    A global wealth manager are undertaking a high complexity and scale wealth management platform rollout and have a major opportunity for a senior project manager to lead the delivery of the platform.

    As a senior project manager working in a global change function you will undertaking end-to-end projects, working from inception to closure on an international scale. This will entail working with programme and portfolio managers and having line management responsiblies for resources on the programme.

    The successful candidate will have the ability to manage and control projects to meet exacting timescales, define the appropriate to dealing with complex requirements and unique projects, achieve strategic benefits set out by the business, manage multiple senior stakeholders, and work with delivery and business partner team up to group strategy level.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 10+ years track record in a leading global financial services organisation
    • 5+ years delivering full lifecycle change projects at an international level
    • A deep understanding of structured change and benefit realisation
    • Strong senior stakeholder management and communication skills
    • Significant wealth management platforms experience highly advantageous
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract role based London for initially six moths at £500-£600/day.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/SPMWM

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Capital Markets

    £60,000 to £69,999

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

    Our Client a "big 4" consultancy firm has an urgent need for a Business Analyst/Project Manager to join their rapidly growing Capital Markets practice. The Capital Markets practice is a part of our client's successful Financial Services business which has grown significantly over the past year and remains on a strong growth trajectory. They are a community of over sixty professionals with deep industry subject matter expertise and proven delivery experience, with a further 150 colleagues from our Finance, Risk, Talent and Technology growth platforms supporting execution on their projects. They are led by an experienced senior management team and as a practice they have a strong focus on mentoring and training. Supported by their global research group they develop client-relevant thought leadership and we are arranged internally into capability development communities.

    Key Responsibilities

    As a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, their work in Capital Markets is diverse. As an introduction, over the last year they have:

    • Supported our clients through the changing regulatory landscape, analysing the expected impact of OTC derivative reform and supporting the management of their change agenda to fulfill their obligations
    • Improved the client on-boarding process through highlighting inefficiencies and bottlenecks and implementing industry best practice
    • Led the entry of several of our clients' into Emerging Markets in the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe
    • Established a governance structure and project management best practices across the portfolio of large-scale change initiatives in an Investment Bank
    • Completed a full FTB analysis of reference data usage and issues within an Investment Bank and designed a target state for reference data
    • Analysed eTrading offerings and provided support for project management and vendor analysis
    • Provided technical support, solution design and testing support and management for projects across the Front and Back office
    • Supported "Living Will" recovery and resolution planning by analyzing the interconnectedness of business units, front-to-back trade flow analysis, strategic advice on trading book wind-down plans and analysis on the impact of insolvency

    Required Skills

    • Individuals will have experience of working within an investment banking environment with an understanding of the cash, securitized and derivative markets
    • They should be either from an industry (investment banking or global wealth management) or a consulting background
    • They should have some experience project / programme management, and/or of implementing IT solutions and / or redesigning processes, in some of the following areas: sales, pricing, settlements, trade processing, position management, portfolio management, risk management and finance
    • Understand full life-cycle IT implementation coupled with a strong understanding of the inherent business challenges and processes within those areas
    • Consultant level recruits are expected to have played a major role in the delivery of a project/programme in the areas described above, e.g. a design lead, development lead, test lead, etc.
    • Ability to work with senior clients and propose creative solutions to investment banking / global wealth management problems
    • Well-developed analytical skills including ability to work with poorly defined problems, provide clarity to complex issues or situations and synthesise large amounts of information and highlight salient points
    • We expect experienced hires to be excited about joining the practice and give details of practice building activities that they have completed in their previous roles displaying leadership qualities
    • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment with excellent client relationship/interpersonal skill, strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong professional presence. This should include excellent written (structured documents, presentations) and verbal communication skills, for example, facilitation of meetings, presentation of materials)

    From a functional perspective, individuals will likely have experience of working within one or more of the following disciplines:

    • Regulation - EMIR, Dodd Frank, Basel, MiFID etc.
    • Risk management - cross asset risk management, analytics, client valuation / default valuations, market and credit risk
    • Trades processing - from trade capture to downstream routing (clearing, settlement, confirmation, asset servicing etc). Understand trade flows and data captured to support trade processing
    • Operations experience - securities processing
    • Corporate Banking
    • Collateral Management experience
    • FX / Derivatives experience - Derivatives product knowledge (especially FX, Interest Rate and Equity derivative experience)
    • Legal entity / trade migrations - understanding implications of moving assets across legal entities, processing of back to back trades, trades processing, market risk calculations and some finance background (calculate liquidity positions and funding requirements)
    • Specific experience of Murex/TLM software packages

    London / Permanent / Ref: LB-CAP

    Data Analyst - Data Mining - Investment Banking

    £500 to £599

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

    For this Investment Banking Giant we are looking for a strong Data Analyst with Data Mining experience and understanding of trade lifecycle. The programme team has a global responsibility for delivering internal dashboard reporting and root cause analysis/remediation proposals across all front-to-back operational processes from trade capture through to financial adjustments for a cross section of traded asset classes.

    Data Analyst is required to work within a data analytics team as part of a broader, multi year strategic investment programme for global operations.

    Position Description

    • Advanced data analytics of infrastructure process data set to propose recurring issues and prepare data set for structure root cause analysis
    • Liase with core technology teams to source data set, establish production jobs and prepare data maps with input from relevant SMEs
    • Establish business engagement model with multiple operating teams across the firm in global locations including service centres to complete root cause analysis
    • Agree data model logic with business, operational teams, and create logical models

    Job Requirements

    • Good understanding of database level analytics, very strong excel skills, basic programming knowledge if possible
    • Understanding of trade lifecycle
    • Data mining
    • Knowledge of Data Discovery Tools
    • Experience in process / process analytics for investment banking operations, finance and risk processes front to back desirable but not required
    • Prior experience of Hadoop, Teradata, Trillium or Informatica tools
    • Prior experience of lavastorm and cliqview desirable but not required

    London / Contract / Ref: LB-BIGDATA

    Senior Project Manager - Operations Change

    £20,000 to £29,999

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

    A leading global Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Project Manager to work closely within the Front to Back Operations Change area of the Bank. This is a permanent opportunity paying a highly competitive salary with a performance related bonus and benefits package based in London.

    The successful candidate must a worked on very large change / implementation projects with in Investment Banking or Capital Markets with excellent cross asset knowledge and Front to Back processes experience. You will be accountable for planning, structuring and leading of key projects and facilitating in the definition of project scope and deliverables.

    You must have Operations and cross asset class experience and preferably come from a top management consultancy background.

    London / Permanent / Ref: BP-PM OPS

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    A leading UK Bank requires a business analyst for a team that sits in between the business and IT and are made up of Business, Solution and Enterprise Architects. This is a BA role which will give the candidate an opportunity to move into architecture. They cover the whole of credit risk; workflow, engines, regulatory programmes (Solvency and Basel). They design and implement Target operating Models (TOMS) and work closely with the credit risk stakeholders to understand how the projects are going to reach their targets.

    The BA will provide MI on architecture artefact completeness, project governance schedules, design strategic alignment and other architecture activities.

    Please send your CV to maria.vavoulas@alexanderash.com

    London / Permanent / Ref: MVav/risk

    Front to Back Business Analyst - Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is kicking of a strategic Front to Back change initiative. You will be looking at improving the trade processes from Trade Capture down to Settlements. This is Cross-asset class and they are seeking strong change professionals to add value.

    You will be expected to have a strong appreciation of the full trade lifecycle from a front office, operations, finance or risk perspective from investment banking or consultancy. You will need to have strong change experience across process re-engineering and data quality improvements.

    This is a Business Analyst position and from a change perspective you must have:

    • Front to Back Trade lifecycle experience
    • Outstanding Business Analytical skills: Gathering and documenting Business Requirements etc
    • Senior Stakeholder Management - You will need to have experience of communicating with the Front Office.
    • Process re-engineering experience

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 17

    Big Data Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is after a Big Data Analyst to join a Global Team. You will need to have experience of data mining, data processing, data staging and detailed statistical analysis.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

    • Identifying big data methodologies and finding the best solution to the problem at hand.
    • Implementing the data analysis and building data models.
    • Articulating the results in easy to communicate, visually articulate formats to a wide variety of audiences.
    • Documenting your work

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 01

    Data Analyst - Data Mining - Investment Banking

    £500 to £599

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

    For this Investment Banking Giant we are looking for a strong Data Analyst with Data Mining experience and understanding of trade lifecycle. The programme team has a global responsibility for delivering internal dashboard reporting and root cause analysis/remediation proposals across all front-to-back operational processes from trade capture through to financial adjustments for a cross section of traded asset classes.

    Data Analyst is required to work within a data analytics team as part of a broader, multi year strategic investment programme for global operations.

    Position Description

    • Advanced data analytics of infrastructure process data set to propose recurring issues and prepare data set for structure root cause analysis
    • Liase with core technology teams to source data set, establish production jobs and prepare data maps with input from relevant SMEs
    • Establish business engagement model with multiple operating teams across the firm in global locations including service centres to complete root cause analysis
    • Agree data model logic with business, operational teams, and create logical models

    Job Requirements

    • Good understanding of database level analytics, very strong excel skills, basic programming knowledge if possible
    • Understanding of trade lifecycle
    • Data mining
    • Knowledge of Data Discovery Tools
    • Experience in process / process analytics for investment banking operations, finance and risk processes front to back desirable but not required
    • Prior experience of Hadoop, Teradata, Trillium or Informatica tools
    • Prior experience of lavastorm and cliqview desirable but not required

    London / Contract / Ref: LB-BIGDATA

    Equities Trade Processing Technology Business Analyst - Investm

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Equities Trade Processing Technology Business Analyst - Investment Bank

    A top tier investment are undertaking a number of strategic programmes within their front-to-back equities trade processing function and require and experienced business analyst to lead the analysis across a number of project deliverables for the function.

    You will be responsible initially for cash equities trade processing business analysis projects and if successful you will move onto derivatives and securities, including fixed income, projects, working front-to-back with a specific focus on middle office systems.

    This is an ideal opportunity to work on major equities technology projects, front-to-back, in a top tier bank undergoing major transformational change.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 8+ years investment banking experience
    • Strong equities (ideally cash) business knowledge
    • Front-to-back trade lifecycle knowledge
    • Structured business analysis capability
    • Securities business knowledge, inc. fixed income, advantageous
    • Strong technology background in financial services
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a contract role compensated at £600 - £700 / day based London initially for six months but this is a multi-year project so extensions are likely for successful candidates.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/ETPBA

    Programme Director Payments Systems Banking Zurich Switzerland

    £1,000 to £1,499

    Programme Director Payments Systems Banking Zurich Switzerland. A Banking consultancy requires a Senior Programme Manager with extensive experience delivering large scale Payments Systems Transformation Programmes, you must speaks English and German and you must be experienced in leading large complex IT change programmes, & have experience implementing / migrating core payments applications & have experience of financial messaging hubs, & experience of the migration of payment flows across Wholesale, Corporate and Consumer Banking. You must have a solid understanding of the payments business, regulation and systems architecture. It is essential you have a very strong banking / consultancy background. Please send me your cv and call me asap.

    Rest of Europe / Contract / Ref: BenP:ProgrammeD

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Capital Markets

    £60,000 to £69,999

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities; http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

    Our Client a "big 4" consultancy firm has an urgent need for a Business Analyst/Project Manager to join their rapidly growing Capital Markets practice. The Capital Markets practice is a part of our client's successful Financial Services business which has grown significantly over the past year and remains on a strong growth trajectory. They are a community of over sixty professionals with deep industry subject matter expertise and proven delivery experience, with a further 150 colleagues from our Finance, Risk, Talent and Technology growth platforms supporting execution on their projects. They are led by an experienced senior management team and as a practice they have a strong focus on mentoring and training. Supported by their global research group they develop client-relevant thought leadership and we are arranged internally into capability development communities.

    Key Responsibilities

    As a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, their work in Capital Markets is diverse. As an introduction, over the last year they have:

    • Supported our clients through the changing regulatory landscape, analysing the expected impact of OTC derivative reform and supporting the management of their change agenda to fulfill their obligations
    • Improved the client on-boarding process through highlighting inefficiencies and bottlenecks and implementing industry best practice
    • Led the entry of several of our clients' into Emerging Markets in the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe
    • Established a governance structure and project management best practices across the portfolio of large-scale change initiatives in an Investment Bank
    • Completed a full FTB analysis of reference data usage and issues within an Investment Bank and designed a target state for reference data
    • Analysed eTrading offerings and provided support for project management and vendor analysis
    • Provided technical support, solution design and testing support and management for projects across the Front and Back office
    • Supported "Living Will" recovery and resolution planning by analyzing the interconnectedness of business units, front-to-back trade flow analysis, strategic advice on trading book wind-down plans and analysis on the impact of insolvency

    Required Skills

    • Individuals will have experience of working within an investment banking environment with an understanding of the cash, securitized and derivative markets
    • They should be either from an industry (investment banking or global wealth management) or a consulting background
    • They should have some experience project / programme management, and/or of implementing IT solutions and / or redesigning processes, in some of the following areas: sales, pricing, settlements, trade processing, position management, portfolio management, risk management and finance
    • Understand full life-cycle IT implementation coupled with a strong understanding of the inherent business challenges and processes within those areas
    • Consultant level recruits are expected to have played a major role in the delivery of a project/programme in the areas described above, e.g. a design lead, development lead, test lead, etc.
    • Ability to work with senior clients and propose creative solutions to investment banking / global wealth management problems
    • Well-developed analytical skills including ability to work with poorly defined problems, provide clarity to complex issues or situations and synthesise large amounts of information and highlight salient points
    • We expect experienced hires to be excited about joining the practice and give details of practice building activities that they have completed in their previous roles displaying leadership qualities
    • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment with excellent client relationship/interpersonal skill, strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong professional presence. This should include excellent written (structured documents, presentations) and verbal communication skills, for example, facilitation of meetings, presentation of materials)

    From a functional perspective, individuals will likely have experience of working within one or more of the following disciplines:

    • Regulation - EMIR, Dodd Frank, Basel, MiFID etc.
    • Risk management - cross asset risk management, analytics, client valuation / default valuations, market and credit risk
    • Trades processing - from trade capture to downstream routing (clearing, settlement, confirmation, asset servicing etc). Understand trade flows and data captured to support trade processing
    • Operations experience - securities processing
    • Corporate Banking
    • Collateral Management experience
    • FX / Derivatives experience - Derivatives product knowledge (especially FX, Interest Rate and Equity derivative experience)
    • Legal entity / trade migrations - understanding implications of moving assets across legal entities, processing of back to back trades, trades processing, market risk calculations and some finance background (calculate liquidity positions and funding requirements)
    • Specific experience of Murex/TLM software packages

    London / Permanent / Ref: LB-CAP

    Programme Director Investment Bank Zurich Switzerland

    £600 to £699

    Programme Director Investment Bank Zurich Switzerland. An Investment Bank requires a heavy weight Programme Manager with extensive Investment Banking experience who speaks English and Swiss. You must be experienced in leading large complex IT change programmes and have a very strong banking / consultancy background. Please send me your cv and call me asap.

    Rest of Europe / Contract / Ref: BenP:ProgrammeD

    Lead Technical Specialist - Unix Systems Administrator

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Lead Technical Specialist - Unix Systems Administrator - Investment Banking - West Midlands

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    My cllient, a tier one Investment Bank is currently looking for a Lead Technical Specialist to act as an expert and leader regarding activities to drive efforts in the definition and specification of technical solutions and act as an evangelist to ensure alignment with the technology strategy as well as adherence to best practice.

    The Lead Technical Specialists is responsible for day-to-day leadership of team work efforts in this area and/or serves as a senior subject matter expert providing support as needed in the transference of business requirements and functional specifications into technical specification.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • You will have experience of supporting Solaris, Linux and preferably AIX Operating Systems in a large scale Production environment.
    • You will have experience of Veritas (VxVM, VxFS, VCS) and Storage (EMC/HDS) technologies.
    • You will have excellent troubleshooting and system performance analysis skills.
    • You will have experience of working in a financial services environment or have (and be able to clearly articulate) directly transferable and relevant industry experience
    Please forward your CV for consideration

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-UNIX-0113

    Oracle DBA Technical Specialist

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Oracle DBA Technical Specialist - Associate - Investment Banking

    My client, a tier one investment bank is currently looking for a Oracle DBA Technical Specialist to join their Global Technology division.

    Overview:

    Within the banks Systems Operations, the Global Database team group is responsible for supporting nearly 6000 Oracle, Sybase and MSSQL Servers.

    DBAs (Data Base Administrators) are responsible for the support of both production and development servers.

    The team is responsible for undertaking all Oracle related production support and project work for above areas. The environment is a mixture of Oracle versions ranging from 10g to 11g. Oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster) cluster, ASM (Automatic Storage Management) and Exadata environment in place as well.

    About you:

    • You will have a very strong technical background with proven in-depth to support Oracle databases.
    • You will have proven experience of large scale server environments.
    • You will have experience working in a geographically and culturally diverse organisation
    • Your communications skills will need to be to an extremely high standard as you will be expected to liaise with regional DBA teams, providing a similar function globally, as well as liaising with support teams from other operation groups - including our offshore DBA team.
    • You will have a clear understanding of the ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) processes and an understanding of Incident, Problem and Change Management.
    • Oracle 10g to 11g in depth knowledge
    • Oracle Dataguard
    • Oracle Performance and Tuning
    • Oracle Enterprise Manager
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-ORACLE-1806

    Application Manager / Production Services - Fixed Income, Inves

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Application Manager / Production Services - Fixed Income, Investment Bank

    A major global investment bank are consolidating their fixed income securities technology function and require an experienced application manager to take responsibility for a variety of applications across the fixed income front office.

    As an Application Manager you will sit within a global run the bank team being responsible for application management and service delivery including eTrading, pricing, risk and market data applications as well as contribute to strategic projects concerning new markets and connectivity. The role will also entail release and configuration management and involvement in architectural decisions.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced production, service delivery or application management professional to work within a fast-changing front office of a global investment bank.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 4+ years in a run the bank IT function of an investment bank
    • Significant experience with front office applications and users
    • Fixed income product and business process knowledge
    • Vendor trading platform knowledge (i.e. ION) advantageous
    • ITIL and structured service delivery framework knowledge
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading investment bank

    This is a permanent role based London compensated at £45,000 - £65,000 + bonus + benefits.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/FIAM

    Project Manager - Supply Chain Operations, Major Retailer

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Project Manager - Supply Chain Operations, Major Retailer

    A major UK high street retailer are undertaking a major operational change programme within their supply chain operations function and require a commercially-minded project manager to support this major programme of work for the organisation.

    As a project manager you will be responsible for identifying continuous improvement opportunities within the supply change as well as defining, structuring and delivering large, cross-functional change projects.

    Critical to success in this role will be delivering projects on time and on budget, engaging key stakeholders and keeping them engaged and ensuring operational KPIs across the end to end supply chain are improved as a direct result of project work.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Track record as project manager or operational change agent in a multinational organisation
    • Commercially-focused disposition and a focus on cost-reduction
    • Retail experience is absolutely essential
    • Experience in Logistics or Supply Chain highly advantageous
    • Exposure to Six Sigma / Lean methodologies
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent role based central London compensated at £40,000 - £50,000 per year + 20% bonus + benefits.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/technology-consulting-jobs.php

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/PMSCO

    Data Analyst / SQL Developer - Regulatory Change, Investment Ba

    £500 to £599

    Data Analyst / SQL Developer - Regulatory Change, Investment Bank

    A major global banking institution are undertaking a major change programme and have an opportunity for an experienced Data Analyst/ Developer to play a key role across change projects.

    You will be responsible for both data analysis and development, for example creating databases, normalization, query optimization and index strategy analysis.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Track record as a data analyst / developer
    • Investment banking experience
    • Excellent SQL skills
    • ETL knowledge
    • SISS knowledge
    • Understanding of database normalization, query optimization and index strategy analysis
    • BSc educated or higher

    This is a contract opportunity based in London compensated at £450 - £550/day.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/DASD

    Project Manager - Finance Change - VP

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Project Manager - Finance Change - VP

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php"

    My Client, a Tier One Investment Bank is currently looking for a Project Manager to drive forward multiple projects within Operations. The role holder will be responsible for providing the overall direction for the project team - each work stream managed by a Change Leader, and control/co-ordinate their work, allocating tasks, monitoring progress, ensuring awareness of responsibilities and securing commitment to successful project delivery.

    You will be responsible for monitoring and controlling the use of resources and funds against the original budget or, where appropriate the latest allocation. Implement robust change control mechanisms, and ensure these are understood by everyone associated with the project/ programme, and rigorously adhered to.

    This role is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team within a top Investment Bank

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-FCM-0508

    PMO Financial Services - Birmingham

    £50,000 to £59,999

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    For this Investment Banking Giant we are looking for an AVP level PMO. The PMO ensures that the proper controls and processes are in place and adhered to in order to facilitate the on-going management of the program in line with best-practice Program Management methodologies. This includes all budgeting and resource management responsibilities but also monitoring and managing the health of the Programme including threats to successful delivery.

    The PMO ensures that the senior stakeholders are kept adequately informed of the status of the Programme through establishing effective reporting and escalation processes.

    Additionally you will facilitate the smooth process of on-boarding and exiting of resources to the Program through suitable on-boarding processes and documentation, security management including access, permissions and controls, and knowledge management.

    It essential that applicants have both experience of working within Financial Services as well as working (applied) knowledge of the project lifecycle.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-PMOBRM

    Product Control Projects - Business Analyst / Project Manager

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Product Control Projects - Business Analyst / Project Manager, Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank are undertaking a number of significant projects within their product control projects function concerning daily trading P&L and balance sheet and require an experienced business analyst / project manager to deliver business change for the function.

    You will be responsible for ensuring clearing definition of business requirements, balancing strategic vision with scheduled delivery, deliverables prioritisation, balancing tactical and strategic developments, communicating with impacted parties and senior management as well as managing conflucting requirements and demand.

    At a more senior level this will involve driving change management, managing working relationships with senior management and maintaining relationships with senior technology skills

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years track record in a major banking institution
    • Strong understanding of product control and finance functions
    • Track record as a business analyst and project manager
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role compensated at £60,000 - £90,000 + bonus + benefits depending on the level of the candidate (both AVP and VP).

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/PCBA

    Lead PMO - HR - Contract

    £600 to £699

    Lead PMO - HR - Contract

    As the lead PMO, you will ensure that the proper controls and processes are in place and adhered to in order to facilitate the on-going management of the program in line with best-practice Program Management methodologies. This includes all budgeting and resource management responsibilities but also monitoring and managing the health of the Programme including threats to successful delivery.

    You will ensure that the senior stakeholders are kept adequately informed of the status of the Programme through establishing effective reporting and escalation processes.

    Additionally you will have experience in programme planning, reporting, risk/issue tracking, governance, budgeting and stakeholder management

    You will ideally have/Be:

    • Experience of HR Transformation Programmes
    • Be part or qualified accountant
    • Degree educated or higher

    It essential that applicants have both experience of working with an investment Bank as well as working (applied) knowledge of the project lifecycle.

    AlexanderAsh is acting as an agency.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-PMOD-2506

    HR Policy Change - Analyst /Business Manager - Banking

    £500 to £599

    HR Policy Change - Analyst /Business Manager - Recruitment/Resourcing/HR Policies experience essential - required for a leading Financial Services provider; contract: £500 Per Day

    We're recruiting for an SME within Policy Change (Resourcing Policy) this is a Change Management role and the selected job holder will be working on a Global HR Transformation Programme for a leading financial institute.

    Experience required:

    Financial Services
    HR, Recruitment or Resourcing Policies (is essential)
    Policy Documentation

    Successful applicants may come from a: Business Management, HR Change Manager, COO functional Background.

    For a full copy of the spec, contact: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB;HR:pOLICY

    PMO Manager - HR Transformation - Leading Financial Services Pr

    £600 to £699

    PMO Manager - HR Transformation - Leading Financial Services Provider - £500-600 per Day

    We're recruiting a PMO Manager who has extensive HR Transformation experience to act as a second in command ("right hand") with the current Global Programme Manager to work on a Global Resourcing programme.

    To be successful, applicants will demonstrate a track record of setting up a PMOs, Delivery focused and a subject matter expert on HR Change; ideally from a Financial Services background.

    For more information, contact me on Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-PMO:HR;Change

    HR Business Manager - Change Manager - Policy Lead

    £500 to £599

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Our Financial Services Client is seeking an individual to manage a workstream on a group wide HR Transformation Programme. The objective is create a standard resourcing policy across the bank to enable transparency and unity.

    If you have a recruitment / HR background and have moved into projects or Business Management, plaese forward your CV to maria.vavoulas@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: mvAV/hr

    Product Control Projects - Business Analyst / Project Manager

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Product Control Projects - Business Analyst / Project Manager, Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank are undertaking a number of significant projects within their product control projects function concerning daily trading P&L and balance sheet and require an experienced business analyst / project manager to deliver business change for the function.

    You will be responsible for ensuring clearing definition of business requirements, balancing strategic vision with scheduled delivery, deliverables prioritisation, balancing tactical and strategic developments, communicating with impacted parties and senior management as well as managing conflucting requirements and demand.

    At a more senior level this will involve driving change management, managing working relationships with senior management and maintaining relationships with senior technology skills

    You should apply for this role fi you have:

    • 7+ years track record in a major banking institution
    • Strong understanding of product control and finance functions
    • Track record as a business analyst and project manager
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role compensated at £60,000 - £90,000 + bonus + benefits depending on the level of the candidate (both AVP and VP).

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/08/13/PCBA

    Market Risk Change - Senior Business Analyst

    £700 to £799

    Market Risk Change - Senior Business Analyst

    A top tier investment bank are undertaking a strategic programme within their market risk management function and require and experience business analyst to provide change expertise for the programme.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced market risk business analyst to work in a top tier bank on a major change programme.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Previous experience in market risk management or a risk reporting function
    • Knowledge of risk management including VaR, Street Testing and Greeks
    • Track record of full lifecycle business analysis in an investment bank
    • Strong problem identification and solution definition abilities
    • Strong communication, interpersonal, team playing and organisation skills
    • BSc educated or higher from a major academic institution

    This is a contract opportunity at up to £700/day based London

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/MRBA

    Lead PMO - HR - Contract - Edinburgh

    £600 to £699

    Lead PMO - HR - Contract

    As the lead PMO, you will ensure that the proper controls and processes are in place and adhered to in order to facilitate the on-going management of the program in line with best-practice Program Management methodologies. This includes all budgeting and resource management responsibilities but also monitoring and managing the health of the Programme including threats to successful delivery.

    You will ensure that the senior stakeholders are kept adequately informed of the status of the Programme through establishing effective reporting and escalation processes.

    Additionally you will have experience in programme planning, reporting, risk/issue tracking, governance, budgeting and stakeholder management

    You will ideally have/Be:

    • Experience of HR Transformation Programmes
    • Be part or qualified accountant
    • Degree educated or higher

    It essential that applicants have both experience of working with an investment Bank as well as working (applied) knowledge of the project lifecycle.

    AlexanderAsh is acting as an agency.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-PMOD-2506

    Process Architect/Analyst - PM (Lean/Six Sigma)

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Great opportunity to join a tier one global investment bank and help them deliver the strategic vision for the business architecture, please read on

    Our client a tier one Investment Bank requires an experienced Business Architect, Process Consultant, or an indivudla with experience in designing solutions with a focus upon BPR, BPM, organisational change including process mapping and process re-engineering (roles and responsibilities).

    It would be beneficial if you have some form of experience within Finance change, although this is not essential. Perhaps you have studied to be an accoutnant in the past, or perhaps you have delivered cross functional solutions designs that have covered the finance function. However, if you are more of a process specialist this is also fine. Moreover, it would be expected that you have previously designed Target Operating Models (TOM).

    You will be expected to influence the strategy team in defining the target function's organisation along with roles and responsibilities. Define the target processes around exploitation of information. Define the target function's governance. Define the target function's enablers. Liaise with other architects to ensure the business, data and IT architecture are aligned and support the vision.

    The successful may or may not be a qualified accountant, but will have:. Experience of defining Business Architectures, Target Operating Models. The ability to translate business requirements into IT jargon. Ability to translate MI/Analytics business requirements into business architecture solutions.

    If this is you, please send your latest CV Alexander Ash Consulting.

    London / Permanent / Ref: UPBPR

    Oracle DBA Technical Specialist

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Oracle DBA Technical Specialist - Associate - Investment Banking - £40,000 plus Excellent package - Birmingham

    My client, a tier one investment bank is currently looking for a Oracle DBA Technical Specialist to join their Global Technology division.

    Overview:

    Within the banks Systems Operations, the Global Database team group is responsible for supporting nearly 6000 Oracle, Sybase and MSSQL Servers.

    DBAs (Data Base Administrators) are responsible for the support of both production and development servers.

    The team is responsible for undertaking all Oracle related production support and project work for above areas. The environment is a mixture of Oracle versions ranging from 10g to 11g. Oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster) cluster, ASM (Automatic Storage Management) and Exadata environment in place as well.

    About you:

    • You will have a very strong technical background with proven in-depth to support Oracle databases.
    • You will have proven experience of large scale server environments.
    • You will have experience working in a geographically and culturally diverse organisation
    • Your communications skills will need to be to an extremely high standard as you will be expected to liaise with regional DBA teams, providing a similar function globally, as well as liaising with support teams from other operation groups - including our offshore DBA team.
    • You will have a clear understanding of the ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) processes and an understanding of Incident, Problem and Change Management.
    • Oracle 10g to 11g in depth knowledge
    • Oracle Dataguard
    • Oracle Performance and Tuning
    • Oracle Enterprise Manager
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-ORACLE-1806

    Security Architect Risk Compliance Governance Banking ArcSight

    £1,000 to £1,499

    Security Architect Risk Compliance Governance Banking ArcSight London, Zurich, Singapore. A tier 1 Global Consultancy require a Security Architect with extensive experience in Risk, Compliance & Governance you must have very strong IT Banking experience and strong experience with HP ArcSight SIEM tool. You must have experience in the following : nderstanding Banking IT Landscape, worked for premier banks in the capacity of Security Architect, managed security Architect for at least 3 banks in the past, will work with the bank Sr. Leadership team and should recommend industry best practices as SME, should have strong technical expertise in HP ArcSight SIEM tool. should be able to build the strong customer relationship and good connects with bank leadership team, work closely with overseas architect team and drive the entire engagement as individual contributor, Min. exp 10+ years.This role will be based in London, Zurich, Singapore.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:SecurityArch

    Lead Technical Specialist - Unix Systems Administrator

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Lead Technical Specialist - Unix Systems Administrator - Investment Banking - West Midlands

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert. Please also view our website for other similar opportunities;

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    My cllient, a tier one Investment Bank is currently looking for a Lead Technical Specialist to act as an expert and leader regarding activities to drive efforts in the definition and specification of technical solutions and act as an evangelist to ensure alignment with the technology strategy as well as adherence to best practice.

    The Lead Technical Specialists is responsible for day-to-day leadership of team work efforts in this area and/or serves as a senior subject matter expert providing support as needed in the transference of business requirements and functional specifications into technical specification.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • You will have experience of supporting Solaris, Linux and preferably AIX Operating Systems in a large scale Production environment.
    • You will have experience of Veritas (VxVM, VxFS, VCS) and Storage (EMC/HDS) technologies.
    • You will have excellent troubleshooting and system performance analysis skills.
    • You will have experience of working in a financial services environment or have (and be able to clearly articulate) directly transferable and relevant industry experience
    Please forward your CV for consideration

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-UNIX-0113

    Business Manager - Birmingham - Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    A Global Tier 1 Investment bank based in Birmingham are looking for a solid Business Manager to join their growing global team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Company if you are based in Birmingham or looking to re locate there.

    It is expected you to have:

    • Project Management Operation (PMO) or Business Management experience - preferably within Financial Services environment
    • Solid and thorough understanding of accounting principles and budgeting processes
    • Strong Communication and Influencing Skills
    • High Proficiency in Excel & Business Intelligence / Reporting Tools (SAP Business Objects or MS SQL Server Reporting Services)
    • Ability to work independently but as a wider global team
    • Thorough understanding of what it takes to manage and execute change within a data centre environment

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 09 - 01

    Business Manager - Birmingham - Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    A Global Tier 1 Investment bank based in Birmingham are looking for a solid Business Manager to join their growing global team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Company if you are based in Birmingham or looking to re locate there.

    It is expected you to have:

    • Project Management Operation (PMO) or Business Management experience - preferably within Financial Services environment
    • Solid and thorough understanding of accounting principles and budgeting processes
    • Strong Communication and Influencing Skills
    • High Proficiency in Excel & Business Intelligence / Reporting Tools (SAP Business Objects or MS SQL Server Reporting Services)
    • Ability to work independently but as a wider global team
    • Thorough understanding of what it takes to manage and execute change within a data centre environment

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 09 - 01

    PhD Data Mining - Trade Flow Data Analysis - Investment Bank

    £800 to £999

    PhD Data Mining - Trade Flow Data Analysis - Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank are undertaking a major programme of work to find the root cause of trade exceptions within their front-to-back trade flow in order to improve revenue.

    They require an extremely bright data mining specialist to work with extremely large data sets and analyze the front-to-back trade flow across rates and credit products, locating the cause of the problems and then to work with the business to resolve these problems.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for data mining specialist to work on a highly visible, revenue-generating project at a top tier investment bank.

    • 5+ years investment banking experience
    • Strong data mining experience
    • Large data set experience
    • Excellent communication skills
    • PhD educated

    This is a six month contract opportunity, extendible, at £600-800/day, based City of London.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/DMTFA

    Senior Business Analyst, Dodd Frank / EMIR, London

    £800 to £999

    Senior Business Analyst, Dodd Frank / EMIR, London

    Senior Business Analyst is required by my client a Global Consultancy who are working with one of there clients on Regulatory Change Projects.

    They are looking for a Business Analyst who is able work with business users and stakeholders to turn there business needs into functional and technical requirements, and have good business process modelling skills.

    You will need to have Capital Markets experience (OTC or list derivatives) with regulatory trade reporting (EMIR or Dodd-Frank).

    This is a very exciting project, with potential of longevity after the initial 3 months. This role will interview this week with a view to starting 12th August 2013.


    For more information please send your details to Ram Basra and I will be in contact with you as soon as possible.

    Alexander Ash is a staffing agency and business.

    London / Contract / Ref: JS/RB/DFE01

    FATCA Business Analyst, Custody - Global Bank,

    £500 to £599

    FATCA Business Analyst, Custody - Global Bank,

    A major global bank are undertaking a major FATCA programme within their custody and shared services function require an experienced business analysis to provide business analysis expertise to a project manager.

    As a project manager you will be responsible for managing a number of projects with strict regulatory deadlines for the custody function.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years financial services experience
    • 2+ years custody or hedge fund experience
    • Strong FATCA knowledge
    • Track record as a business analyst
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a contract opportunity based London for six months initially compensated at up to £550/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/FATCABAC

    FATCA Project Manager, Custody / Hedge Funds - Global Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    FATCA Project Manager, Custody / Hedge Funds - Global Bank

    A major global bank are undertaking a major FATCA programme within their custody and shared services function require an experienced project manager to manage deliverables for the function.

    As a project manager you will be responsible for managing a number of projects with strict regulatory deadlines for the custody function.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years financial services experience
    • 2+ years custody or hedge fund experience
    • Strong FATCA knowledge
    • Track record as a project manager
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a contract opportunity based London for six months initially compensated at up to £600/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: FATCAPMC

    FATCA Private Banking Project Manager

    £600 to £699

    FATCA Private Banking Project Manager

    A major global bank are undertaking a major FATCA programme within their private banking arm and require an experienced project manager to manage deliverables for the function.

    As a project manager you will be responsible for managing a number of projects with strict regulatory deadlines for the private banking business.

    • You should apply for this role if you have:
    • 7+ years financial services experience
    • 2+ years private banking experience
    • Strong FATCA knowledge
    • Track record as a project manager
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a contract opportunity based London for six months initially compensated at up to £600/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/FATCAPBPM

    Programme Manager, Credit Risk - Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Programme Manager, Credit Risk - Investment Bank

    A major global investment bank are undertaking a number of strategic, multi-year, multi-million pound programmes within their credit risk function and have an opportunity for an experienced programme manager lead the delivery of a business critical programme.

    As a programme manager you will be responsible for establishing agreement amongst a number of senior stakeholders including heads of risk infrastructure, corporate risk, risk portfolio managers, finance and front office, before going on to execute on the on-boarding of the banking and trading books and data onto a strategic system.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to deliver on a business-critical, highly visibile programme within a leading investment bank.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 8+ years investment banking experience
    • Track record of delivering multi-million pound, multi-year programmes
    • Excellent stakeholder management and programme execution skills
    • Credit risk or credit risk data experience beneficial but not required
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent opportunity based London compensated at £80,000 - £100,000 + bonus + benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/PMCR

    Quantitative Business Analyst - Equity Exotics, Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Quantitative Business Analyst - Equity Exotics, Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank are undertaking a major strategic systems migration for the risk and pnl function of the equity exotics business and have an opportunity for an experienced exotics technologist to lead analysis for the migration.

    As a Quantitative Business Analyst for equity exotics you will be responsible for working with quants, traders and risk managers as well as senior business and technology stakeholders in order to consolidate the analytics library and underlying technology platform as well as migrating the books to the new platform.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to get uninvolved a large scale, highly complex, business-facing technology initiative in a top tier bank.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years experience in an investment banking front office / IT
    • Strong knowledge of exotics, preferably equity but rates acceptable
    • Pricing/risk model implementation experience
    • Excellent quantitative and communication skills
    • Strong technology background
    • BSc educated from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent role compensated at £90,000 - £110,000 + bonus+ benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/QBAEE

    Java Developer - Rates Risk, Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Java Developer - Rates Risk, Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank have an urgent requirement for a senior Java developer for their rates risk front office business.

    You will work on the front office intraday risk blotter focusing on the risk and p&l vertical to deliver on front office projects.

    You should apply for this role if you are/have:

    • Expert in Java technologies (Core Server side, including multi-threading) - of a calibre to spot and exploit architectural opportunities and employ best practices by default.
    • Coherence (or low latency / map-reduce tech stack), Spring & Hibernate a big advantage.
    • Proficient in Oracle and UNIX from a developers' perspective.
    • Strong in Design Patterns and Multi tier framework implementation.
    • Experience of C# advantageous, as this offers ability work on both client & server code base.
    • IRS, CDS, Futures business knowledge an advantage.
    • Strong analytical skills preferred.

    This is a six month contract but candidates will have opportunity to renew. Compensated at up to £650/day.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/Tr/07/13/RRJD

    Senior Business Analyst, Regulatory Reporting, London

    £700 to £799

    Senior Business Analyst, Regulatory Reporting, London

    Senior Business Analyst is required by my client a Global Consultancy who are working with one of there clients on Regulatory Change Projects.

    They are looking for a Business Analyst who has a very hands on approach, there may not be the opportunity to get involved on any Project Management work.

    You will need to have Capital Markets experience (OTC or list derivatives) with regulatory trade reporting (EMIR or Dodd-Frank).

    This is a very exciting project, with potential of longevity after the initial 3 months. This role will interview this week with a view to starting ASAP.


    For more information please send your details to Ram Basra and I will be in contact with you as soon as possible.

    Alexander Ash is a staffing agency and business.

    London / Contract / Ref: JS/RB/DF01

    Business Analyst - AVP - Investment Banking

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Business Analyst - AVP - Investment Banking - Front Office/IT

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a High Calibre Business Analyst that has strong Fixed Income and Rates experience. The role sits within their Electronic Trading Change team who are currently looking to reduce the complexity of trading systems and processes for Fixed Income working towards a streamlined front-to-back architecture.

    You will need to have strong experience in:

    • Detailed and thorough knowledge of Fixed Income and Rates
    • Strong stakeholder management and experience dealing with front office sales / traders
    • Managing/working on a significant change programme within a Tier 1 Investment Bank
    • Strong experience of Business Analysis including requirements gathering and specification production
    • Documenting business process flows, and implementing business process, controls and governance change
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-MET-2907

    Business Analyst - AVP - Investment Banking

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Business Analyst - AVP - Investment Banking - Front Office/IT

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a High Calibre Business Analyst that has strong Fixed Income and Rates experience. The role sits within their Electronic Trading Change team who are currently looking to reduce the complexity of trading systems and processes for Fixed Income working towards a streamlined front-to-back architecture.

    You will need to have strong experience in:

    • Detailed and thorough knowledge of Fixed Income and Rates
    • Strong stakeholder management and experience dealing with front office sales / traders
    • Managing/working on a significant change programme within a Tier 1 Investment Bank
    • Strong experience of Business Analysis including requirements gathering and specification production
    • Documenting business process flows, and implementing business process, controls and governance change
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-MET-2907

    Business Analyst - Reconciliation area- MI Solutions - Banking

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Experience required:

    Investment Banking MI solutions expreince

    Structured Change (Business Analysis) and some Project Management experience would be valuable

    Data Analysis exprereince

    Experience with TLM, Conos or Qlikview

    For a copy of the full job description, please share your CV to: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-BA-

    Regulatory Reporting - Finance

    £500 to £599

    *Urgent Contract - Regulatory Reporting - Finance - Investment Banking - £500 P/D

    The purpose of this role is for Production and submission of Bank of England and PRA Capital Regulatory returns for 2 legal entities. In order to achieve this it is expected that the successful candidate will have to develop an understanding of the existing architecture as well as providing cover on occassions for production of other daily reports.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Production of the Bank of England BT and other supplementary returns for the London Branch including provision of additional information supporting the return;
    • Production (on occasions) of other PRA returns;
    • Timely submission to the Bank of England, allowing for manager review time and after completing self review;
    • Improving contols around the existing reporting process - eg provision of commentary for key monthly / quarterly variance analysis;
    • Business process change initiatives around the existing processes with identification and execution of streamlining initiatives;

    The successful candidate will hold a Minimum of 3 to 4 years Investment Banking experience and in-depth knowledge of FSA rules and regulatory requirements holding accounting qualifications (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) is also essential.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-ACC2-0507

    Lead/Senior Business Analyst - Finance Change

    £700 to £799

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Lead/Senior Business Analyst that has Project Management capabilities. They are currently in the midst of a large scale Finance change initiative. This will be looking at implementing the new IFRS regulatory initiatives. They are looking for strong Change professionals that have a strong finance background within an investment bank.

    To be successful in this role you will need:

    • Strong understanding of the full project lifecycle and a proven record of delivering complex, bespoke finance change projects for Investment banks.
    • Engaging with multiple global stakeholder groups in a finance change function within a Tier 1 investment bank
    • Excellent front to back knowledge trade lifecycle including the role finance systems
    • Structured with Strong analytical skills. Ability to assimilate information quickly, problem solve and gain consensus from multiple stakeholders where required.
    • Highly experienced in leading workshops to drive out delivery solutions
    • Understanding of basic accounting concepts and the financial reporting process
    • Experience of driving change forward and liaison with multiple stakeholder groups

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 18

    Business Analyst & Project Manager - AML/KYC, Financial Crime

    £600 to £699

    Business Analyst (x2) & Project Manager (1) - AML/KYC, Financial Crime, Compliance, Client Due Diligence Change Management opportunities: Contract - Business Analyst (c£525 Per Day) & Project Manager (up to £650 Per Day) contact: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com for more information.

    On behalf of a Top Tier Global Investment Bank, we're recruiting two Business Analysts and one Project Manager to work on two work steams of six within a Financial Crime/KYC/AML/Compliance programme.

    Business Analysts - (x2)

    Will be required to work on the 'data readiness' work stream - the objective of this project is to clean up data to determine risk of a new customer and be able to determine one single view of customers.

    This will look at cleaning up and migrating customer data. Developing data strategies and analysing data sources which have been approved from Relationship Managers.

    To be considered for these requirements, applicants will demonstrate the following skills and experience:

    Financial Services experience: Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Private Banking will be considered.

    Subject Matter Expertise within Financial Crime, AML/KYC, Compliance, customer Due diligence, triggers, sanctions.
    Data-rich experience and background - MI, Data Analysis experience, Data cleansing, Data Manipulation experience - SQL, ACCESS

    Structured Change Management experience: requirement gathering, strong documentation experience, process mapping

    Project Manager:

    Will be responsible for end-to-end Project Management of the developing of the Global Process Operating Model for the Customer Selection and customer-exits work stream. There will be responsibility to Project Manage Business and Technology Change.

    To be considered for these requirements, applicants will demonstrate the following skills and experience:

    Financial Services experience: Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Private Banking will be considered.

    Subject Matter Expertise within Financial Crime, AML/KYC, Compliance, customer Due diligence, triggers, sanctions.

    Project Management - Structured Project Management experience gained from delivering and managing change within the compliance Space - specifically with looking at the designing, implementing and delivering of Financial Crime Target Operating Modals.

    To understand more - the client, project duration, read over the role and project specifications - contact me on Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    Feel free to add me on LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/kambamrah

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-AML-KYC-CDD-

    Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager - Reconciliations

    £500 to £599

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Hybrid BA/PM to join their reconciliations team. This is a Large Global Change initiative looking at the end to end project lifecycle. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a relative new programme of work, where you will be expected to do the strategy through to delivery.

    You will be expected to have the following experience to be considered for this role:

    • Outstanding Change experience as a hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager
    • Strong Investment Banking exposure
    • Either Reconciliations or Operations expertise.
    • Full end to end project lifecycle experience
    • Strong Senior Stakeholder management

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 19

    Business Analyst - SME - Exotic Derivatives

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Business Analyst/SME - Investment Banking - Junior AVP

    My Client a leading Investment Bank are currently looking for a high calibre SME/Business analyst to work on the front to back strategy with a strong focus on Exotic Derivatives. This is an excellent opportunity for a solid SME who wants to get into change. You will come from an Investment Bank and looking to progress your career, you must hold strong product knowledge particularly Exotic Derivatives.

    Please send your CV across today for consideration Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-SME-2507

    Business Analyst - Derivatives

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Business Analyst/SME - Investment Banking - Junior AVP

    My Client a leading Investment Bank are currently looking for a high calibre SME/Business analyst to work on the front to back strategy with a strong focus on Exotic Derivatives. This is an excellent opportunity for a solid SME who wants to get into change. You will come from an Investment Bank and looking to progress your career, you must hold strong product knowledge particularly Exotic Derivatives.

    Some of the responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Gathering Business Requirements
    • UAT Testing
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Mapping
    Please send your CV across today for consideration Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-SME-2507

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Asset Management

    £600 to £699

    *Urgent Contract* Business Analyst/Project Manager - Asset Management

    My client an established wealth management and private bank are currently looking for a high calibre Business Analyst/Project Manager

    Experienced Business Analyst and Project Manager required for a contract role to evaluate options and define and build business case for the evolution of the OTC Derivatives Operational Model and Margin calculation and credit provision to clients for Client Margin provision capability to the Bank

    • Experience in Derivatives Margining and related Credit Facilities, and the Operational models required to support them.
    To be considered for this role please send your CV ASAP Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-WM-2407

    Lead Analyst, Business Management, Data Centers - Investment Ba

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Lead Analyst, Business Management, Data Centers - Investment Bank

    The commercial management group for data centers at the Birmingham offices of a top tier investment bank have a fantastic opportunity for a Lead Business Management Analyst to contribute to the efficient, commercially-driven running of the bank's data centers.

    As a Lead Analyst for Business Management you will be responsible for helping to drive strategic change to internal financial processes to ensure transparency within infrastructure finance.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a global leader in investment banking with great benefits and a fantastic culture.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 5+ years' experience working in a finance/business management or PMO role
    • Solid finance experience: Understanding of accounting principles and budgeting process
    • High proficiency in Excel & Business Intelligence / Reporting Tools (SAP Business Objects or MS SQL Server Reporting)
    • Infrastructure technology experience beneficial but not required
    • Financial services experience highly beneficial
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent role compensated at £48,000 - £58,000 + bonus + benefits and is based in Birmingham.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/LABMDC

    Management Consultant - Banking - Change Management

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Change Management - Big 4 Consultancy - Consultant - Finance and Risk - LONDON

    Big 4 Consultancy is seeking a hybrid Project Manager / Business Analyst with experience of working within the BANKING sector. Candidate should have the following:

    Experience in a consulting role working on client site AND experience of working directly for an end client

    Full Project lifecycle knowledge; project plan, risks & issues, budgets, dependencies, requirement gathering, documentation, BRD's

    Risk - Finance background

    Technology background with IT Implementation life-cycle planning:- enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert - please forward your CV to maria.vavoulas@alexanderash.com if your profile fits this advert.


    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Permanent / Ref: MVav/big4BA

    Project Manager/Change Delivery/PMO - Insurance/Retail Banking

    £500 to £599

    Project Manager/Change Delivery/PMO - Insurance/Retail Banking - Contract - £400 - £500 Per Day

    We're recruiting for a Project Manager who has the ability to also take on PMO type responsibilities when required to work within the Insurance arm of a Global Retail Bank.

    The job holder will be required to work with senior Stakeholders who can do RAG Reporting which will require excellent skills in Excel, Share and Powerpoint - this is compulsary.

    It is crucial that the appliants have experience withing the Insurance domain with the ability to understand different products.

    The job holder will be required to chair Oversight and Steering governance meetngs and also require them to manage monthly reporting.

    For more information please contact me kam.bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-PMO-PM

    VP Business Analyst - Reference Data Change / Basel III

    £80,000 to £89,999

    VP Business Analyst - Reference Data Operations Change / Basel III

    A major global investment bank are undertaking a number of large-scale initiatives within their reference data function, working across asset classes, front-to-back, and have an opportunity for an experienced senior business analyst to play a key role in a global data initiative.

    As a Business Analyst within Reference Data you will be responsible for playing a leading role for operations change within the banks Basel III programme, leading requirements, definition for strategic data integration and data management projects and establishment of data standards.

    Critical to success in this role is applying good working knowledge of reference data to the business as well as providing industry, business and product expertise to offer innovative and cost effective solutions.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years investment banking experience, preferably in top tier firms
    • Reference data knowledge: instrument, client, issuer, corporate actions and pricing
    • Strong investment banking product and market knowledge including securities
    • Industry standards knowledge: SWIFT, ISO FIX, FpML etc.
    • Track record of business analysis with knowledge of project management practices
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent role based central London compensated at £70,000 - £85,000.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/Tr/07/13/BARDO

    Cyber Security and Network Architect - Bluechip Firm

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Cyber Security and Network Architect - Bluechip Firm

    A major global bluechip firm are undertaking a number of major strategic initiatives around their cyber security and network architectures and require an experienced architect to take ownership for the global design of their cyber security and network architectures.

    As a Cyber Security and Network Architect you will be responsible for delivering the long term IT strategy globally, assisting in vendor selection for all aspects of technology services and contributing to overall enterprise architecture strategy.

    This is fantastic opportunity to work on cutting-edge cyber security issues in a blue-chip firm with an excellent work life balance and excellent benefits.

    You should apply for this role if you are/have:

    • 10+ years' experience in global and/or bluechip firms
    • Strong understanding of current cyber security issues
    • Track record of defining regional or global network architecture strategies
    • Proven skills in networking, security and data center migrations
    • Extensive knowledge of enterprise architectures
    • Degree educated or higher in engineering, computer science or related discipline

    This is a permanent role based in central London compensated at £85,000 - £95,000 / year + 15% bonus + benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/CSNA

    Solution Architect - Trade Lifecycle, Trade Data & Regulatory

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Solution Architect - Trade Lifecycle, Trade Data & Regulatory Programmes - Investment Bank

    The global technology organisation within a top tier investment bank are undertaking a number of strategic programmes regarding their trade lifecycle function in light of new regulatory developments and have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Solution Architect to play a critical role in the programme.

    As a Solution Architect you will be responsible for developing blueprints, roadmaps, architectures and solutions for trade date and regulatory programmes for applications processing trades from booking through to settlement, underpinning all front office trading platforms.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to the forefront of regulatory change in investment banking, working on programmes affected by CCA, Dodd-Frank, EMIR, Volker, Uncleared Margin, Transaction Tax and short position reporting.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 8+ years investment banking experience
    • Strong solution design and architecture ability
    • Knowledge of front-to-back trade lifecycle
    • Excellent technology background (i.e. development)
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role compensated at £90,000 - £110,000 basic + benefits + bonus, based central London.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/SATL

    Front to Back Business Analyst - Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is kicking of a strategic Front to Back change initiative. You will be looking at improving the trade processes from Trade Capture down to Settlements. This is Cross-asset class and they are seeking strong change professionals to add value.

    You will be expected to have a strong appreciation of the full trade lifecycle from a front office, operations, finance or risk perspective from investment banking or consultancy. You will need to have strong change experience across process re-engineering and data quality improvements.

    This is a Business Analyst position and from a change perspective you must have:

    • Front to Back Trade lifecycle experience
    • Outstanding Business Analytical skills: Gathering and documenting Business Requirements etc
    • Senior Stakeholder Management - You will need to have experience of communicating with the Front Office.
    • Process re-engineering experience

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 17

    Transfer Pricing Manager - Top Tier investment Bank - 6 Month

    £300 to £399

    Transfer Pricing Manager required to work in partnership and assist the UK based TAX centres in ensuring compliance obligations are identified within intra-group transactions between our clients different business lines.

    In addition, the selected job holder will be required to prepare economic analysis, gather large amounts of data from global sources and documenting Global Transfer Pricing policies.

    To be successful for this role, you will need to have the following:

    Fully/part Qualified Accountant

    A track record of working within Transfer Pricing domain in addition to having sound general knowledge of the other taxes experience across a Group level.

    Good communications skills with the ability to Project Manager/lead and take ownership whe required.

    For more information, contact Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-TransferPricing

    Senior VAT Manager - Investment Bank - AA OR ATII Qualified

    £400 to £499

    who has a deep understanding of VAT technical knowledge and as well as the hands-on, commercial experience of dealing with changing Tax Legislations, policies and the changes on the business environment.

    The Senior VAT Manager will be required to work for a minimum of 12 Months.

    To be successful for this requirement, applicants will demonstrate the following pre-requisites:

    Professional Qualifications - ACA and OR ATII
    Relevant experience - HM Revenue and Customs, industry or Practice

    For further information - including a copy of the full job spec, please contact Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-VAT-MANAGER

    Business Analyst / Project Manager, Reconciliations Change

    £500 to £599

    Business Analyst / Project Manager, Reconciliations Business Change - Investment Bank

    A major global investment bank is undertaking a major strategic programme within their reconciliations function and have an opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst / Project Manager to define, assess and manage the implementation of business change for reconciliations.

    You will be responsible for leading and delivering change projects and programmes as well as leading stakeholder management across multiple asset classes. This will involve scoping opportunities through business analysis, project management, forecasting costs, risk management, project planning and reporting project status.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years in operations within leading investment banks
    • Excellent business analysis ability including business case development and solution identification
    • Track record of medium sized project management
    • Knowledge of reconciliations highly advantageous
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution


    This is contract role compensated at £450 - £530/day + bonus + benefits. Based London

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/RBAPM

    Project Manager - Trade Capture / Summit Decommissioning

    £500 to £599

    Project Manager - Trade Capture / Summit Decommissioning (Contract to Perm)

    A major investment bank is decommissioning their Summit platform and have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager to provide oversight for the programme and act as the primary operations change lead across multiple asset classes.

    As a Project Manage you will be responsible for ensuring proper planning is in place to execute to shutdown of legacy Summit systems, covering all front-to-back processing. This will entail working with senior management, reporting, status tracking management, managing issues and risk mitigation, as well as managing a global team of project managers / business analysts based in London, Singapore and New York.

    You should apply for this role if you are/have:

    • 7+ years in major investment banking institutions
    • Excellent project management / business analyst abilities
    • Strong knowledge of trade capture processes
    • Front-to-back trade processing knowledge
    • Process re-engineering experience
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a contract to permanent opportunity, compensated at £550/day initially for six months.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/Tr/07/13/PMTC

    Business Analyst / Project Manager, Reconciliations Change

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Business Analyst / Project Manager, Reconciliations Business Change - Investment Bank

    A major global investment bank is undertaking a major strategic programme within their reconciliations function and have an opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst / Project Manager to define, assess and manage the implementation of business change for reconciliations.

    You will be responsible for leading and delivering change projects and programmes as well as leading stakeholder management across multiple asset classes. This will involve scoping opportunities through business analysis, project management, forecasting costs, risk management, project planning and reporting project status.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years in operations within leading investment banks
    • Excellent business analysis ability including business case development and solution identification
    • Track record of medium sized project management
    • Knowledge of reconciliations highly advantageous
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution


    This is contract role compensated at £450 - £530/day + bonus + benefits. Based London

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/RBAPM

    Fibre Sensing Technical Solutions Architect DAS London

    £300 to £399

    Fibre Sensing Technical Solutions Architect DAS London. my client requires a Fibre Sensing Technical Solutions Architect ideally with experience of DAS, fibre optic cable, IP networks, firewall, and platform architecture and design. Please send me your cv and call as I have a detailed spec I can discuss with you.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:Fibre

    Business Analyst - Finance Control Change - Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a dedicated Business Analyst with Finance change experience. An opportunity has a risen for an exceptional Business Analyst to work on improving finance controls processes, and implementing the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for a Global Programme.

    You will be expected to have experience with:

    • Working with users to document and establish target business processes, compliant with new accounting standards
    • Document existing and target business processes within Financial Control, including holding workshops with stakeholders
    • Identify process improvement opportunities and assist users in transition to new business processes.
    • Work with business / IT stakeholders to analyse issues and propose solutions
    • Identify issues and actions and ensure they are documented in the RAID log
    • Document business requirements for IT development required, including liaising with IT analysts to ensure business requirements are understood
    • Produce test plans and test scripts to enable thorough user acceptance testing of the IT and process changes.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 01 - 10

    Senior Business Analyst - COREP/Market Risk - Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    My client a Global Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst who has experience of regulatory reporting with particular focus on COREP and Market Risk experience. This role will be looking at improving the Regulatory Architecture that is currently affecting the bank.

    You will be expected to have strong business change experience, outstanding experience of identifying the requirements to complete COREP returns, comparing the data requirements to identify existing business processes and producing functional requirements for the COREP returns.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 09 - 01

    Client Relationship Manager - Reconciliations, Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Client Relationship Manager - Reconciliations, Investment Bank

    The Birmingham offices of a top tier investment bank are onboarding a number of new reconciliations and process improvements onto the banks strategic reconciliations platform and require an experienced relationship manager to manage the onboarding pipeline.

    As a Client Relationship Manager you will sit within a cross-business services group responsible for working with internal clients to align deliveries to the business goals and strategy. You will develop and maintain close relationships with business partners and technology teams, acting as the key point of contact to project stakeholders for all change the bank project deliveries.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work at a major global investment bank in a business-facing role at a time where the organisation is looking for the next generation of leadership and hence there is fast opportunity to progress.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 5+ years financial services experience
    • Relationship management experience: through projects experience or in a pure sense
    • Team lead experience and experience establishing senior client relationships
    • Reconciliations and controls knowledge preferred but not essential
    • Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills
    • Experience of driving change across multiple business functions
    • Project management experience and methodology knowledge
    • Experience in planning, budgeting and financial management
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is permanent role based Birmingham compensated at £48,000 - £58,000 + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/CRMR

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Investment Bank

    £90,000 to £99,999

    My client are a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst to join their Credit Risk Projects team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global team who have a fantastic book of work over the next couple of years. You will be looking at improving trade populations, netting set coverage and RWA impact.

    Main Skillset and experience you must have -

    • Strong Business Analysis skills, including writing of Business Requirements Documents, Operating Models and Business Process Flows
    • Knowledge of Basel II and Basel III Regulations
    • Understanding of the Credit Sanctioning role
    • Understanding of Credit Metrics, especially Counterparty Grading (EAD, PD, LGD)
    • Experience in Limit and Excess Management, as well as Reporting and Data
    • Working with workflow based systems

    London / Permanent / Ref: PAB/147

    Associate - Operations - Equity Derivative Operations -

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Operations - Equity Derivative Operations - Synthetic Products Group Middle Office - Associate

    You will help support of the SPG Trading Desk and its clients. The Trading Desk manage inventory across firm positions and provide pricing on synthetics and risk manage the trading books. The client base for SPG is made up of large institutions and hedge funds and the Middle Office team works closely with the Trading Desk and the Prime Brokerage client reps in making sure our clients' needs are met.

    You will be responsible for the timely booking of trades and making sure that the firm's risk and P&L is accurate. Timely resolution to all queries, reconciliation queries, risk management and regular liaison with internal departments on the settlement and reconciliation of all trades are also important components of the role. It is a hands-on role that requires that all team members are fully versed in products and systems used as well as the processes and procedures that must be followed when performing day to day tasks.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Trade management - timely allocation of trades, dealing with trade queries from internal and external clients.
    • Reconciliation - trade reconciliation, corporate actions processing and reconciliation, risk reconciliation, P&L reconciliation and completion of tasks associated with control around the business.
    • Identification of areas for improvement in processes
    • Documentation of procedures and process flows to help enhance our controls around the business.
    • Daily review of control reports to ensure all trade bookings and risk management is accurate.
    • Working with internal clients to ensure that all breaks are resolved - these include external clients, internal trading desks, PB reps, Settlements, Documentation etc.
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-LINP-1807

    PeopleSoft Functional Specialist - Reward, Investment Bank

    £40,000 to £49,999

    PeopleSoft Functional Specialist - Reward, Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank are undertaking a major strategic upgrade and transformation for their PeopleSoft system and require a PeopleSoft specialist to undertaking functional analysis of the reward module of the system.

    You will be responsible for translating complex requirements from business analysts into functional specifications which will serve as the basis for technical solutions as well as leading the creation and modification of business-facing documentation.

    This is an ideal opportunity to use your functional PeopleSoft skills in a major global organisation with fantastic career progress, culture and compensation.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 4+ years experience in a large corporate environment
    • Strong PeopleSoft skills, in particular the Reward module
    • Excellent functional analysis and problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication and documentation skills
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham compensated at £35,000 -£42,000 + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/PSRFS

    VP Securities Operations Project Manager

    £90,000 to £99,999

    A major global investment bank is undertaking a number of major projects within their securities function and requires an experienced operations project manager to take ownership for a number of deliverables within financing function.

    You will be responsible for project managing and delivering various financing initiatives, many of which are industry and regulatory initiatives with rigid delivery dates, collaborating with financing teams to refine the future state vision for client processing and translating business objects and requirements into a programme of renovation initiatives.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 8+ years investment banking / consulting experience
    • High degree of understanding of the lifecycle of a trade advantageous
    • Line experience (i.e. client service, settlements etc.) is highly advantageous
    • Solid understanding of process re-engineering a strong project management skills
    • Strong understanding of the securities business and operations function
    • Background in consulting at a capital markets consulting firm is a major advantage
    • BSc educated or higher from a major institution

    This is a permanent role based London compensated at £80,000 - 92,000 + bonus + benefits

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/SOPM

    LEAN Process Improvement Specialist - Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are undertaking number of major projects concerning their business processes and require a lean process improvement specialist to contribute to the delivery of reduced costs, increased control and client service.

    You will be responsible for hands-on process engineering as well as taking a lead role in the identification and delivery of improvements as well as scoping business areas to identify any potential efficiency savings and being in regulatory communication with senior management ro provide progress updates on the lean project work in their business area.

    This is a superb opportunity to work in a globally leading organisation in the investment banking industry with fantastic benefits and culture.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 6+ years commercial experience, financial services is beneficial
    • Proven experience managing and improving processes within an operations environment
    • Deep understanding of Lean and experience of implementing Lean processes
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role based London compensated at £48,000 - £58,000 + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/LEANPIS

    Business Analyst - Investment Bank

    £40,000 to £49,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for an enthusiastic Business Analyst who has experience of Derivatives within an Investment Bank. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to grow within a global team.

    You will be assisting in the definition and execution of the future vision/state for Operations, such as deep diving into processes and managing Stakeholders.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 08 - 01

    Business Analyst - Investment Bank - Operations/Regulation

    £60,000 to £69,999

    My client a Tier 1 investment bank are looking for a Senior Business Analyst who has the ability to run their own workstreams. This is a Large Scale Regulatory change initiative, which needs to be delivered in a certain time frame.

    It is expected that you would have a strong appreciation of the full trade lifecycle, a proven track record of delivering a Large Scale Regulatory project with either an Investment Bank or Asset Manager. This is a large scale transformation initiative and requires individuals with change experience across systems architecture, process re-engineering and data quality improvements.

    You will need to have a strong education background to be considered for this role.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 07 - 01

    Director Product Marketing/Product Communications

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Director Product Marketing/Product Communications:

    Our client a global leading Financial Services organisation is looking for a Director Level Product Marketing/Product Communications specialist to present their products and services to the world. The key individual will lead the definition of value propositions, and produce integrated product marketing programs, take products and services to market through campaigns and product related communications.

    The Product Marketing leader will be responsible for developing and evolving true value propositions utilising the latest technology innovations that support the Financial Services sector. You will have a strong background in B2B and B2C Product Marketing with broad experience right across the technology sector for leading global Telecoms, Software, On-line service and/or media providers. You will bring a wealth of insight and knowledge to ensure technology is key in relation to bringing innovative Financial Services Products to market.

    You will have a track record of developing Business and Strategy Leadership, Confidence, Customer and Partner Connection, Market Analysis and Opportunity Identification, and Impact and Influence. You will coach and guide teams, drive insights, identify/raise/resolve issues in an effective and timely manner with partner teams across the organisation (Technology Development, Sales, Marketing, Operations etc…)

    Qualifications:
    Strong leadership, product and marketing sensibility skills to create a productive working relationship and ability to influence engineering, marketing communications, business development leaders
    Track record of building and leading high performance teams and delivering against scorecard metrics
    Strong problem solving ability ranging from conceptualization to quantitative and modelling fluency
    Strong communication skills to effectively drive recommendations and land priorities across senior executives, and across organizational boundaries


    Ability to identify and scope business opportunities and guide supporting business case development
    Advanced degree (MBA, Masters, PhD) in business, marketing, economics, finance or related field is a real plus.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-MARK-1707

    Business Analyst - Operations - Associate

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Business Analyst - Operations - Associate - Investment Banking

    The successful candidate will be responsible for documenting user requirements, reengineering business processes, liaising with Technology to design and approve solutions, resolving project issues across multiple stakeholder groups, coordinate user acceptance testing, including creation of test scripts and plans and produce any required plans to successfully transition new systems and processes into the operating environment.

    A proven track record in delivering projects through the full development life-cycle is essential, as well as a commercial mind-set, strong interpersonal skills, problem solving ability and a desire to deliver quantifiable benefits to a fast paced organisation. A strong knowledge of regulatory requirements including EMIR and Dodd Frank are essential.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage the planning/implementation of projects in the EMEA region
    • Undertake business analysis tasks on current operational workflows to redesign and document requirements for any new technology solutions
    • Identify and communicate the impact of business requirements on functional processes, work with impacted areas to implement those changes
    • Partner with Technology to create solutions that are technically viable and operationally acceptable
    • Capture business benefits, ensure solutions will deliver the benefits and track the delivery of those benefits to the department
    • Production of project plans in partnership with Technology, management of changes to those plans in a controlled manner
    • Facilitate communication across multiple areas including Sales teams, operations, technology, legal and compliance departments.
    • Liaise with global counterparts to ensure best practices and global consistency
    • Define quality assurance and testing approach for projects. Document test cases and scripts, and run various types of testing phases including user acceptance, production data, production parallel, and conversion tests
    • Develop migration strategies for the operational processes, including risk mitigation, conversion and recovery plans
    • Perform post implementation reviews, including benefits analysis and lessons learned reviews

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-OPS1-1707

    Process Architect/Analyst - PM (Lean/Six Sigma)

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Great opportunity to join a tier one global investment bank and help them deliver the strategic vision for the business architecture, please read on

    Our client a tier one Investment Bank requires an experienced Business Architect, Process Consultant, or an indivudla with experience in designing solutions with a focus upon BPR, BPM, organisational change including process mapping and process re-engineering (roles and responsibilities).

    It would be beneficial if you have some form of experience within Finance change, although this is not essential. Perhaps you have studied to be an accoutnant in the past, or perhaps you have delivered cross functional solutions designs that have covered the finance function. However, if you are more of a process specialist this is also fine. Moreover, it would be expected that you have previously designed Target Operating Models (TOM).

    You will be expected to influence the strategy team in defining the target function's organisation along with roles and responsibilities. Define the target processes around exploitation of information. Define the target function's governance. Define the target function's enablers. Liaise with other architects to ensure the business, data and IT architecture are aligned and support the vision.

    The successful may or may not be a qualified accountant, but will have:. Experience of defining Business Architectures, Target Operating Models. The ability to translate business requirements into IT jargon. Ability to translate MI/Analytics business requirements into business architecture solutions.

    If this is you, please send your latest CV Alexander Ash Consulting.

    London / Permanent / Ref: UPBPR

    Consultant - Global Investment Bank - Birmingham

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My client a Global Tier 1 Investment Bank are seeking change consultants with either consulting experience or banking experience with cross functional knowledge. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work with a Tier 1 Investment Bank with an easy commute into Birmingham.

    This role sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business. The team consists of senior project and programme managers who are responsible for the mobilisation, planning, delivery, governance and advisory of cross functional change initiatives projects that address issues common to multiple businesses e.g. regulatory compliance, static data, IT architecture and off-shoring.

    As well as providing change and programme management expertise, they add value to the business by working closely with service providers (e.g. Finance, IT, Operations, Legal Regulatory and Compliance) to ensure change is fully integrated into the bank from front-office to back-office.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 20

    Architect Payment AML Clearing Sepa Bacs Banking London

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Architect Payment AML Clearing Sepa Bacs Banking London. A Banking Consultancy requires an Payments Architect with hands on experience in the Banking industry especially around architecting, designing and implementing IT solutions on Payments platform. You must have experience in large programmes of 30+ team members. Experience in offshore/onsite delivery model. TOGAF, Zachman

    You need experience as a Business Architect in projects involving one or multiple payment schemes mentioned below: ACH Clearing and Settlement schemes like SEPA, SWIFT, ISO 20022, CHAPS, BACS and Faster payments. You must possess a good understanding of payments transaction life cycle: Messaging flow through capture, routing, formatting/translation, transmission and auditing.
    Technical Skills required are: Custom built experience using Service Oriented Architecture and ESB on IBM, Oracle, Tibco or Software AG stack, a mixture of J2EE experience, ESB and SOA knowledge will be preferred. Hands on Experience in COTS products in payments space like Fircosoft, Bottomline Webseries, ACI, Fundtech etc. will be an added advantage.You must have excellent communication skills and experience in customer facing roles ideally as a consultant & an architect.

    Technical / Business experience in the following is required:

    UK Payments schemes, AML and sanctions plus

    • Clearings (iPSL), Cash Forecasting
    • Domestic (Faster Payments, BACS, CHAPS) (Scheme level, Engine execution)
    • Cross-border (International Wire, SEPA CT/DD)
    • AML (Actimize), Sanctions Customer/Transaction (fircosoft)
    • Operations, Exceptions & Investigations (Pega)
    • Reconciliation (Smartstream TLM)
    • High performance/availability Messaging
    • Broker, ESB, SOA, WS*, ETL
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • TOGAF, UML, Project Solution Delivery, UML, Requirements Control)

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Business Analyst - Operations - Associate

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Business Analyst - Operations - Associate - Investment Banking

    The successful candidate will be responsible for documenting user requirements, reengineering business processes, liaising with Technology to design and approve solutions, resolving project issues across multiple stakeholder groups, coordinate user acceptance testing, including creation of test scripts and plans and produce any required plans to successfully transition new systems and processes into the operating environment.

    A proven track record in delivering projects through the full development life-cycle is essential, as well as a commercial mind-set, strong interpersonal skills, problem solving ability and a desire to deliver quantifiable benefits to a fast paced organisation.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage the planning/implementation of projects in the EMEA region
    • Undertake business analysis tasks on current operational workflows to redesign and document requirements for any new technology solutions
    • Identify and communicate the impact of business requirements on functional processes, work with impacted areas to implement those changes
    • Partner with Technology to create solutions that are technically viable and operationally acceptable
    • Capture business benefits, ensure solutions will deliver the benefits and track the delivery of those benefits to the department
    • Production of project plans in partnership with Technology, management of changes to those plans in a controlled manner
    • Facilitate communication across multiple areas including Sales teams, operations, technology, legal and compliance departments.
    • Liaise with global counterparts to ensure best practices and global consistency
    • Define quality assurance and testing approach for projects. Document test cases and scripts, and run various types of testing phases including user acceptance, production data, production parallel, and conversion tests
    • Develop migration strategies for the operational processes, including risk mitigation, conversion and recovery plans
    • Perform post implementation reviews, including benefits analysis and lessons learned reviews

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-OPS1-1707

    Business Analyst - Asset Management Projects - £70,000 base

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Business Analyst - Asset Management Projects - £70,000 base

    My client, a leading Asset Management house, is currently seeking a proven Business Analyst to join an existing projects team responsible for assisting with the development of company strategy, supporting the development of new technology platforms, analysing complex new businesses and understanding new products to develop scalable support models .

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience of; Documenting user requirements, reengineering business processes, liaising with Technology to design and approve solutions, resolving project issues across multiple stakeholder groups, coordinate user acceptance testing including creation of test scripts and plans and produce any required plans to successfully transition new systems and processes into the operating environment.

    To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please forward your details today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1607-BAAM

    Programme Director - Global Asset Manager

    £1,000 to £1,499

    A major global asset manager are undertaking a major strategic platform consolidation programme across their entire business and require a senior programme director to provide execution and delivery expertise to the business.

    You will be responsible for executing and delivering on target operating model designs and a pre-defined strategy for the asset management business to ensure that a number of major deliverables have been delivered in accordance with roadmap. This will involve writing overall project business documents and structured, strategic plans of how delivery is going occur before then going on to execute on the programme.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 12+ years financial services with at least 4+ years in asset or wealth management
    • Deep knowledge of the asset or wealth management businesses
    • Broad knowledge of platforms used in the investment management industry
    • Structured approach to programme management and a track record of delivery
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract opportunity initially for six months compensated at £900 - 1200/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/PDGAM

    Business Analyst - AVP - Global Investment Bank - Operations Ch

    £20,000 to £29,999

    We're hiring a standalone, Global Business Analyst/Project Manager who will be responsible for a number of various BA/PM duties within the Cash, Collateral and Liquidity - Funding and Intraday Liquidity Operations Change team.

    To be successful for this role, applicants must demonstrate all of the following:

    Investment banking experience - Management Consulting experience is desirable; but not essential.

    A track record of delivering change as a hands-on Business Analyst and Project Manager with experience of working in partnership with Global, cross-regional based Stakeholders and Operating Models.

    Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products - MS project, Excel, Visio, Word and PowerPoint.

    Day-to day duties:

    Documentation of Business Requirement Documents , Process flows and Target Operating Models.
    Stakeholder management, buy-in and regular sign-off throughout the project lifecycle.
    Development of project plans - excel/MS Project

    Experience of compiling Process documentation, re-engineering and business.

    For furhter infomration, please contact me on: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-BA/PM-CCL

    Data Business Analyst - Risk - Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    My client a Global Investment Bank is looking for a Data Business Analyst with Risk experience to join a large scale strategic programme with an excellent book of work over the next couple of years.

    My client is currently looking to deliver a portfolio of initiatives, to improve their data quality, and ensure the data is flexible enough to respond to internal and external data requirements.

    To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

    • Proven experience of working as a business analyst on large scale global change initiatives successfully
    • Experience of data, management information or control related projects.
    • Excellent experience of gathering, documenting and presenting requirements.
    • High attention to detail with ability to understand and assess complex and large volumes of information.
    • Understanding of all risk types and functions (such as market, credit and operational risk).
    • Understanding of data flows and regulatory landscape impacting data

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 05 - 05

    Fixed Income - Business Information Security Officer, Investmen

    £70,000 to £79,999

    A top tier investment bank is addressing a number of outstanding information security concerns within its front office fixed income, currencies and commodities business and requires a business-aligned information security officer to work with the business management function to address these concerns.

    As a Business Information Security Officer you will be responsible for providing essential guidance to the front office business team for all information security initiatives across multiple lines of business within the front office. A chief responsibility is the oversight of implementation of user access rights management and the execution of periodical recertification of user entitlements.

    This is an ideal opportunity to work in a highly visible role within the front office of a major investment bank on cutting edge information security initiatives.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years of financial services experience
    • Ideally investment banking business / product knowledge
    • Good information security awareness
    • Excellent communication and stakeholder management experience
    • Degree educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role based Birmingham compensated at £50,000 - £70,000 depending on level of candidate + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/BISO

    Oracle SAP GRC Project Manager - Financial Services

    £100,000 to £124,999

    For this top tier consultancy firm we are looking for an Oracle SAP GRC Project Manager. They maintain skills in Oracle applications process design and configuration; Oracle application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and Oracle application technical architecture

    Responsibilities:

    • Supervising application design and architecture components
    • Supervising process and functional design activities
    • Creating functional requirements as an input to application design
    • Developing and testing detailed functional designs for business solution components and prototypes

    Qualifications:

    • Strong experience implementing and configuring Oracle E-Business Suite Financials applications
    • Strong experience in designing, estimating and implementing Oracle GRC solutions (AACG, CCG, TCG, PCG, GRCi)
    • Strong experience in designing, estimating Oracle E-Business suite applications implementation with two or more Financial modules
    • Oracle EBS R12 experience, including Sub Ledger Accounting
    • Consulting background with recent client facing experience
    • Audit and accounting experience within a publicly-held corporation or audit firm
    • Recent experience in Financial Services is essential
    • Experience with other financial related applications - PeopleSoft, Hyperion, JD Edwards

    London / Permanent / Ref: LB-GRC

    Business Information Security Officer - Financial Services

    £70,000 to £79,999

    For this investment banking giant we are looking for a Business Information Security Officer (BISO) to be responsible for supporting the Chief Operating Officer (COO) in each business area in the implementation of controls for identified information security risks, the BISO provides essential guidance to the front office business team for all Information Security initiatives. The BISO also has a dotted line to the FICC (Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities) Chief BISO who coordinates the Information Security Management System and all related functions for FICC.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Responsibilities will include coordination of new Information Security (IS) initiatives, and direct support and management of existing "Run the Bank" duties. Also required is to continually enhance these services by improving process improvements and overall quality, and reducing operational risk. Day to day activities include:

    • Oversight of implementation of user access rights management and the execution of a periodical recertification of user entitlements required within FICC business applications.
    • Coordinating with the IS Office on all IS initiatives.
    • Ensuring the execution of information security risk assessments and compliance evaluations for FICC applications.
    • Assisting various business areas in the planning, coordination and execution of IS initiatives and functions.
    • Building and maintaining strong internal and external working relationships.
    • Identifying and implementing process re-engineering for maximum efficiency.
    • Recommending changes, enhancements or additions to the security information controls of the business.
    • Identifying and escalating open issues that represent risk.
    • Ensuring exceptions are reviewed, researched and resolved.
    • Participating in cross-process initiatives formulated to create or improve existing functionality and processes.
    • Ensuring relevant processes are documented, maintained and understood by the Front office staff.
    • Assisting in reporting and presentations to FICC and Corporate Banking & Securities (CB&S) as required.

    You will have:

    • A strong analytical mindset.
    • Excellent communications skills.
    • The ability to work on multiple projects at one time.
    • Good management skills and experience.
    • Financial Services Information Security experience.
    • Effective decision making skills.
    • Strong awareness of risk control.
    • Strong relationship abilities with internal departments.
    • Functional knowledge of project management.
    • Advanced Excel skills.
    • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.
    • Microsoft Access skills (a plus).

    You will be:

    • Capable of taking tasks that are only roughly defined, yet involve complex interactions with other tasks and projects, and translating them into concrete initiatives.
    • Consistent and prompt follow-up practices.
    • Proactive in finding problems, defining and implementing solutions for them.
    • Fluent in English.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-BISO

    Business Analyst - Market Risk (Risk Engines)

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Business Analyst - Tier One Investment Bank - Market Risk - AVP

    A tier one Investment Bank are currently looking for a Junior Business Analyst (AVP level) to sit within the Risk Engine BA team. The Risk Engine BA team are responsible for writing business specifications, preparing discussion documents, performing quantitative impact studies on risk engine changes and conduct user acceptance testing. The role involves close interaction with senior risk managers, quantitative analysts and IT on the development of risking methodologies and their implementation.

    Main duties and responsibilities include:

    • Investigate and analyse new risk engine requirements from risk managers and other stakeholders
    • Understand and document the requirements, verify IT functional specifications, perform quantitative impact analysis and assist in or carry out UAT
    • Organise and lead meetings to gather requirements
    • Maintain up to date knowledge on risking methodologies, system infrastructure and capabilities and interdependencies in the Bank
    • Represent the team in various working groups and communicate timelines, progress and dependencies to other parties in the Bank
    • Work as a member of an effective team, contributing to ad hoc requests without losing focus on primary

    You will have recent experience as a BA in either Credit or Market Risk or a similar role and be looking for your next challenge. You will be a great team player and work effectively at all levels, from other Analysts in your team, to Business Stakeholders. You will bring with you a good foundation in risk knowledge, a strong passion for delivering successful business change and be looking to drive your career forward.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-MR-1207

    Deal Execution Analyst - Securities Operations - £50,000

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Deal Execution Analyst - Securities Operations - £50,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    My client, a leading Tier 1 Investment Bank, is looking for a dynamic Analyst level individual to join their existing Deal Execution team. This is unique opportunity to join a versatile and fast paced team and provide co-ordination between sales departments and other syndicate banks to ensure trades are booked in a timely manner and an accurate book of demand is built. This is an ideal opportunity to gain experience within a front office facing role and gain invaluable knowledge to aide career development.

    The key responsibilities will include;

    • Monitoring new issue league tables; liaison with Bloomberg, IFR, Reuters
    • Ensuring an accurate book of demand is built by closely working with other banks in syndicate
    • Weekly risk reporting
    • Bookbuilding & book reconciliation via liaison with Sales and Coverage teams and counterparts at other banks
    • Position Monitoring, P&L Calculations and Trade entry

    To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate;

    • A strong academic record
    • An in-depth overview of markets in general
    • Strong client service focus
    • An understanding of Front Office and deal execution

    To be considered for this exception opportunity, please forward your details today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search practice.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA1107-SecDE

    ITIL Service Transition Manager - IT Operations, Law Firm

    £50,000 to £59,999

    ITIL Service Transition Manager - IT Operations, Law Firm

    A leading law firm have a fantastic opportunity for an ITIL Service Transition specialist to provide ITIL base Change, Release and Configuration Management for the global IT environment.

    As a Service Transition Manager you will be responsible for change management, release management, configuration management, software asset management as well as resource planning, operational oversight, providing management information, BCP planning and contribution to the service management roadmap for the IT function of this global law firm.

    This is an ideal opportunity for an experience ITIL service specialist to work in a global leader in the legal services industry.

    You should apply for this role if you are/have:

    • 7+ years in ITIL-based service delivery / transition roles
    • Proven track record in IT change management and release management
    • Demonstrable experience in configuration management (e.g. CMDB definition and management)
    • Demonstrable Software Asset Management (relating to audit and regulatory compliance and licensing models)
    • Excellent exposure to IT operations and working with on & offshore teams
    • Remedy experience beneficial
    • BSc. Educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role compensated at £50,000 - £55,000 / year + 15% bonus + benefits based Central London.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/ITILSTM

    Business Analyst - Product Control - Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Product Control Business Analyst. They have kicked of a Strategic Finance initiative. This project is looking to improve the Valuation and Business Financial control for their Product Control team. You will need to have come from a Product Controller Background that has recently moved into the change environment.

    To be successful for this position you will need:

    • Proven process change skills
    • Proven business analysis skills
    • Relevant experience of previous Product Control projects.
    • Accounting or relevant degree qualification (ACA, CIMA or equivalent)
    • Knowledge of Banking IT systems (Front Office Back Office and GL systems).
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to identify and clearly document user requirements
    • Ability to identify and escalate issues and risks
    • Stakeholder management

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 04 - 05

    Associate - Business Analyst - Derivatives

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Associate - Business Analyst - Investment Banking - Derivatives

    This is an excellent opportunity for an Associate level candidate with business analysis/projects experience to join the banks Derivatives Project Group (DPG). The successful candidate will be working across multiple Change The Bank (CTB) projects and have an opportunity to get involved throughout the project lifecycle.

    DPG is an Operations-based business analysis and project/program management team who partners with Operations, IT, Finance and the Business Units to:
    Manage the delivery of technology and processes necessary to support the OTC Derivatives business;
    Assist in the definition and execution of the future vision for Operations (processes, organisational models etc.)

    Skills Required

    • Proven business analysis experience, ideally with a focus on derivatives products.
    • The successful candidate will also be comfortable working with some degrees of ambiguity and escalating project/process issues as necessary.
    • Ensuring that thorough business analysis is performed and accurate & detailed business requirements are developed with the support of the appropriate Operations resources.
    • Developing strong relationships with IT colleagues to design, develop and implement technology platforms to deliver solutions to these business requirements.
    • Developing comprehensive and robust test cases/plans and co-ordinating the execution of these tests to ensure successful delivery of these technology platforms.
    • Working with other DPG teams to develop best practice methodologies and approaches for business analysis, for delivery of technology, and process solutions to business problems.

    Alexander Ash is working as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-JBA-1107

    Business Analyst, Fixed Income Derivatives, Investment Bank

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Business Analyst, Fixed Income Derivatives, Change / Projects - Investment Bank

    A major investment bank undertaking a number of strategic programmes within their fixed income derivatives projects team and have a fantastic opportunity for an Associate business analyst to get major exposure to the business.

    As a Business Analyst you will be responsible for deep diving into front office and operational processes to perform full lifecycle business analysis, working with ambiguity, developing relationships with IT teams and developing comprehensive test cases.

    This is an ideal opportunity to gain a wide exposure across the fixed income derivatives projects team at a major investment bank.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 3+ years' experience in an investment bank
    • Solid business analysis / projects skills
    • Fixed income / derivatives business knowledge
    • 2:I or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role based London compensated at £40,000 - £45,000 / year.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/BAFID

    Business Analyst - Commodities Change / IT, Regulatory - Invest

    £700 to £799

    A major investment bank a undertaking a major programme within their global commodities business covering a number of major upcoming regulations and have an opportunity for an experienced business analyst to help deliver solutions to meet regulatory requirements.

    The regulatory programme team spans both change and technology as well as handling the work required for Dodd Frank, EMIR, FATCA and Volker, and you will be responsible for undertaking full lifecycle business analysis across one or more of these regulatory areas, being responsible for contributing to strategic and functional designs for systems.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years investment banking experience
    • Strong commodities business knowledge (any products)
    • Excellent business analysis capability including requirements and design
    • Working knowledge of Dodd Frank, EMIR, FATCA or Volker
    • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This role is compensated at £600 - £700/day + bonus + benefits.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/CCBA

    Business Information Security Officer - Financial Services

    £70,000 to £79,999

    For this investment banking giant we are looking for a Business Information Security Officer (BISO) to be responsible for supporting the Chief Operating Officer (COO) in each business area in the implementation of controls for identified information security risks, the BISO provides essential guidance to the front office business team for all Information Security initiatives. The BISO also has a dotted line to the FICC (Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities) Chief BISO who coordinates the Information Security Management System and all related functions for FICC.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Responsibilities will include coordination of new Information Security (IS) initiatives, and direct support and management of existing "Run the Bank" duties. Also required is to continually enhance these services by improving process improvements and overall quality, and reducing operational risk. Day to day activities include:

    • Oversight of implementation of user access rights management and the execution of a periodical recertification of user entitlements required within FICC business applications.
    • Coordinating with the IS Office on all IS initiatives.
    • Ensuring the execution of information security risk assessments and compliance evaluations for FICC applications.
    • Assisting various business areas in the planning, coordination and execution of IS initiatives and functions.
    • Building and maintaining strong internal and external working relationships.
    • Identifying and implementing process re-engineering for maximum efficiency.
    • Recommending changes, enhancements or additions to the security information controls of the business.
    • Identifying and escalating open issues that represent risk.
    • Ensuring exceptions are reviewed, researched and resolved.
    • Participating in cross-process initiatives formulated to create or improve existing functionality and processes.
    • Ensuring relevant processes are documented, maintained and understood by the Front office staff.
    • Assisting in reporting and presentations to FICC and Corporate Banking & Securities (CB&S) as required.

    You will have:

    • A strong analytical mindset.
    • Excellent communications skills.
    • The ability to work on multiple projects at one time.
    • Good management skills and experience.
    • Financial Services Information Security experience.
    • Effective decision making skills.
    • Strong awareness of risk control.
    • Strong relationship abilities with internal departments.
    • Functional knowledge of project management.
    • Advanced Excel skills.
    • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.
    • Microsoft Access skills (a plus).

    You will be:

    • Capable of taking tasks that are only roughly defined, yet involve complex interactions with other tasks and projects, and translating them into concrete initiatives.
    • Consistent and prompt follow-up practices.
    • Proactive in finding problems, defining and implementing solutions for them.
    • Fluent in English.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: LB-BISO

    Project Manager/Business Analyst required for a Top Tier Global

    £700 to £799

    Experience required:

    It is essential that you have:

    Investment Banking/Capital Markets experience - Management Consulting, "BIG 4" experience would be valuable.

    Strong, structured Project Management experience -with significant experience of defining, scoping and managing change projects for a wide range of Senior Stakeholders.

    Hands-on, Business Analysis experience with the ability to understand and document current business process, problem statements, benefit cases, ROI documents, Business Process/Re-engineering experience
    In-depth knowledge of front to back trade lifecycle experience and associated processes.


    For further information, a copy of the job description, contact me on Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-Front2Back

    Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager - Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    A tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a dedicated and motivated Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager. You will need to have an in depth knowledge of the front to back trade lifecycle and the processes within Investment Banking. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Team who have a large book of work looking at defining and changing the Front to Back processes they have in place at the moment.

    You must have experience in:

    • Understanding and documenting current business processes, problem statements and building business cases for changing the business re-engineering initiatives
    • Project management in delivering the change initiatives and identified in the business case.
    • Working with technology partners to assess and understand their programme dependencies on business models & behaviour change and align delivery of the business change to enable infrastructure groups to realize cost and efficiency targets on time and within budget.
    • Identify KPI's and own MIS for the business model change initiative work stream
    • Senior Stakeholder Management

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 14

    Technology Product Marketing Director - Global Bluechip Firm

    £150,000 to £199,999

    A major global bluechip firm who is a global market leader in a number of their lines of business are transforming the way they do business within a major line of business and require a senior Product Marketing Director to design and implement a market-changing product strategy for their business.

    As a Director within Product Marketing you will be responsible for working with senior Directors and Managing Directors within a multi-billion pound business with technology at its center, assessing, evaluating, defining, designing and road-mapping ways in which their technology product can be used to create a major shift in the entire market in which the product sits.

    This is a superlative opportunity to be a thought leader within a global market and who are aiming to change the face of the entire market.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 10+ years of product marketing experience
    • Deep understanding of technology marketing and the technology business
    • Demonstrate leadership and success defining and driving complex business strategies
    • Excellent interpersonal, communications, collaboration and stakeholder management skills
    • First class academics from a leading institution

    This is a Director level appointment, based in London, compensated at £150,000 - £175,000 basic salary + substantial bonus + benefits

    Candidates requiring relocation will be considered.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/PMD

    Project Manager/Business Analyst - Listed Derivatives

    £700 to £799

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Listed Derivatives Hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a Global team with a fantastic book of work over the coming years. You will need to have excellent Listed Derivatives product knowledge.

    You will be responsible for:

    • Facilitating & leading the deliver on Business priorities which will be set by Senior Stakeholders.
    • Significant change experience in a similar environment directing complex projects from inception to post implementation review
    • Business Analysis - business requirements gathering, documentation and sign off
    • Business Process Mapping - current and future state documentation
    • Work with users as appropriate to define processes and discuss requirements and process change review

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 09

    Reference Data Business Analyst

    £500 to £599

    A major global investment bank are undertaking number of strategic projects within their reference data change management team and require a structured business analyst for their global reference data team.

    You will be responsible for full lifecycle analysis, from process re-engineering through to management for UAT, working at the inception stage of projects to articulate business cases and create initiation documents, gathering requirements from global stakeholders and working with IT to create functional specifications. This will include the development of the client source of SSI data, maintenance and distribution within the investment bank, automation initiatives and strategic IT initiatives.

    You should apply for this if you have:

    Strong business analysis skills development in an investment banking environment

    Process re-engineering experience

    Reference data knowledge is highly beneficial

    Data cleanup and migration skills

    SQL, VBA and Access skills will be beneficial

    This is a contract opportunity compensated at up to 500/day based London.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/Tr/07/13/RDBA

    EPE Credit Risk, Senior Business Analyst - Investment Bank

    £90,000 to £99,999

    A major global investment bank are undertaking a major strategic risk programme within their credit risk function and require an experienced senior business analyst for their EPE credit risk team.

    As a business analyst within the EPE credit risk team you will work on strategic projects, conducting in-depth analysis around EPE model coverage, trade populations, netting set coverage and RWA impact, providing detailed documentation of business requirements and writing functional specifications.

    This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced credit risk or Basel business analyst to work on a major strategic programme within a major financial institution.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Track record of business analysis within investment bank or management consultancy
    • Experience in a credit risk or Basel function
    • SQL and Excel skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication experience
    • Project management experience highly beneficial
    • Front-to-back investment banking process knowledge
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent opportunity compensated at £85,000 - £90,000 + bonus + benefits, based London.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/EPEBA

    Payroll Assistant Oracle Payroll System London

    £300 to £399

    Payroll Assistant Oracle Payroll System London. My client requires a Payroll Assistant / Avisor with experience using the Oracle Payroll System you also must have experience working in high turn over environments ideally within a large public sector organisation. Please send me your cv and call me asap as this roles is urgent. ben.price@alexanderash.com 0207 7045803

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:PayrollAdvisor

    Fircosoft Consultant Design Implementation SDLC AML Banking

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Fircosoft Consultant Design Implementation SDLC AML Banking. A leading global organisation requires a Fircosoft Consultant with strong Design and Implementation experience of the Fircosoft Platform as well as experience in Transaction Filtering, Payments platforms, SDLC, AML regulations and Banking. You must have participated in all phases of Fircosoft implementation from requirements specs to go live.

    • Technical Skils
      • Should have hands on exp on implementing Fircosoft.
      • Should have led the team for design and implementation
      • Strong skills on integrating Fircosoft platform with upstream and down stream systems
      • Understanding of Payments platform is must
      • Understanding of software development life cycle methodology and change control processes.
      • Excellent knowledge of programming / systems analysis, as well as quality assurance, prototyping, construction, integration, and migration functions
      • Domain Skills
        • Good understanding of AML domain , AML regulations and trends in the industry
        • Soft Skills
          • Excellent communication skills and experience in customer facing interactions as a consultant, SME is a must.
          • Displays problem solving and analytical skills, using them to resolve technical problems; possesses an excellent understanding of business requirements and IT strategies
          • Should have demonstrated experience in leading a team in offshore/onsite model
    Pleae send me you cv and call me to discuss asap, ben.price@alexanderash.com 0207 704 5803

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:Fircosoft

    Programme Manager / Business Analyst - Prime Finance, Investmen

    £90,000 to £99,999

    A major investment bank are undertaking a number of strategic programmes of work within their prime finance division and require and experienced programme manager/ business analyst to take the lead for the European operations and front office projects.

    As a programme manager / business analyst you will be responsible for managing the front office book of work from an operations perspective, delivering major strategic pieces of work and on occasion undertaking detailed analysis of requirements.

    This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced senior project manager with knowledge of the prime finance business to undertake a delivery/execution focused role with a high degree of visibility to the front office.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 9+ years of investment banking experience
    • Strong knowledge of prime finance (margin/swaps/finance)
    • Front-to-back trade lifecycle knowledge from operations perspective
    • Track record in a project/programme management capacity
    • Detailed business analysis skills
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent role compensated at GPB 85,000 - 95,000 / year + bonus + benefits based London.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/PMPF

    Lead Business Analyst - Finance / Risk Reporting (CRD IV) - Inv

    £20,000 to £29,999

    A top tier investment bank is not currently compliance with a new risk reporting regulation relating to their book positions with market risk and requires a Lead Business Analyst to play a key role in the strategic analysis required to ensure the bank is compliant with new BaFin, MaRisk and CRDIV regulations.

    As a Lead Business Analyst you will sit within a strategy and architecture function, being the lead business analyst for two key programmes of work, defining the relevant stakeholders, being the key liaison between finance and technology and managing a team of analysts.

    This is an ideal opportunity for an experience finance/risk reporting business analyst to work on the cutting edge of finance regulation in a high visibility position across two major programmes of work within a top tier bank.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 8+ years in finance or finance change in an investment bank
    • Good understanding of CRDIV, in particular new capital requirements
    • Excellent business analysis skills including BRDs
    • Ability to coach/lead junior business analysts
    • BSc. Educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role compensated at GBP 85,000 - 110,000 + bonus + benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/RRBA

    Digital Manager, Internal Audit /Project Audit Manager - Retail

    £50,000 to £59,999

    A major retail bank have an exciting opportunity within their audit team for an Audit Manager to manage the audit for the digital and telephony functions within the bank.

    As an Audit Manager you will be responsible for deliver or undertaking audits in accordance with the agreed plan, with relative autonomy, harnessing a deep understanding of business priorities, controls and risk. You will also be responsible for managing, developing, coaching and motivate colleagues to create a high performing team to deliver business objectives.

    You should apply for this role if you:

    • 5+ years in a project audit role
    • Digital banking experience beneficial
    • Project management experience beneficial
    • Degree educated or higher

    This is a permanent role compensated at £45,000 - £53,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/DMAM

    Senior Regulatory Reporting Analyst - Capital Adequacy

    £500 to £599

    *Urgent Contract - Senior Regulatory Reporting Analyst - Investment Banking

    The role is to cover the daily monitoring aspects of Capital Adequacy and other metrics on a regular basis. This will include analysis of key drivers and commentary for daily and month-end reporting, including communication / escalation of significant issues as appropriate and remediation of issues identified.

    Some of the primary responsibilities include:

    • Production and daily monitoring of key metrics - such as Capital Adequacy and Large Exposures using a combination of existing and newly acquired vendor solutions;
    • Analysis of metrics by key business drivers;
    • Preparation of daily commentaries for senior management to capture salient points and liaison with business partners as appropriate
    • Reconciliation of production data to ledgers and other available sources;
    • Identifying opportunities for enhancing controls / streamlining of underlying processes;
    • Production of monthly review packs and communication of salient points to senior management;
    • Assess calculation of metrics by comparison against BIPRU / CRD IV rules to ensure compliance, escalating material issues and proposing solutions
    The successful candidate will hold a Minimum of 3 to 4 years Investment Banking experience and in-depth knowledge of FSA rules and regulatory requirements holding accounting qualifications (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) is also essential. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-ACC1-0507

    Regulatory Reporting - Finance

    £500 to £599

    *Urgent Contract - Regulatory Reporting - Finance - Investment Banking - £500 P/D

    The purpose of this role is for Production and submission of Bank of England and PRA Capital Regulatory returns for 2 legal entities. In order to achieve this it is expected that the successful candidate will have to develop an understanding of the existing architecture as well as providing cover on occassions for production of other daily reports.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Production of the Bank of England BT and other supplementary returns for the London Branch including provision of additional information supporting the return;
    • Production (on occasions) of other PRA returns;
    • Timely submission to the Bank of England, allowing for manager review time and after completing self review;
    • Improving contols around the existing reporting process - eg provision of commentary for key monthly / quarterly variance analysis;
    • Business process change initiatives around the existing processes with identification and execution of streamlining initiatives;

    The successful candidate will hold a Minimum of 3 to 4 years Investment Banking experience and in-depth knowledge of FSA rules and regulatory requirements holding accounting qualifications (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) is also essential.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-ACC2-0507

    Oracle SAP GRC Project Manager - Financial Services

    £100,000 to £124,999

    For this top tier consultancy firm we are looking for an Oracle SAP GRC Project Manager. They maintain skills in Oracle applications process design and configuration; Oracle application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and Oracle application technical architecture

    Responsibilities:

    • Supervising application design and architecture components
    • Supervising process and functional design activities
    • Creating functional requirements as an input to application design
    • Developing and testing detailed functional designs for business solution components and prototypes

    Qualifications:

    • Strong experience implementing and configuring Oracle E-Business Suite Financials applications
    • Strong experience in designing, estimating and implementing Oracle GRC solutions (AACG, CCG, TCG, PCG, GRCi)
    • Strong experience in designing, estimating Oracle E-Business suite applications implementation with two or more Financial modules
    • Oracle EBS R12 experience, including Sub Ledger Accounting
    • Consulting background with recent client facing experience
    • Audit and accounting experience within a publicly-held corporation or audit firm
    • Recent experience in Financial Services is essential
    • Experience with other financial related applications - PeopleSoft, Hyperion, JD Edwards

    London / Permanent / Ref: LB-GRC

    Business Analyst - CoRep Reporting - £700 per day

    £700 to £799

    Business Analyst - CoRep Reporting - £700 per day

    My client, a leading Investment Bank, are currently seeking a proven Business Analyst to join an existing team and assist with the new CRD IV requirements as part of a financial change project. You will be required to identify detailed data requirements for the Market Risk and CoREP regulatory changes.

    The key responsibilities will include;

    • Identify requirements to complete the Market Risk and other COREP returns (eg MKR SA)
    • Comparing the data requirements identified with existing business processes
    • Produce functional requirements for the COREP returns;

    To be successful in this position, you will demonstrate;

    • Good knowledge of the regulatory changes proposed by Basel III and CRD IV;
    • Previous experience of working on CRD IV projects and CoREP data sourcing projects
    • Detailed knowledge of BIPRU rules

    To be considered for this exciting opportunity, forward your details today.

    Due to the high volume of responses, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful this time.

    Alexander Ash are acting as a search agent

    London / Contract / Ref: CA-0507-CoREP

    Capital Reporting SME/Accountant - BoE Returns - £500 per day

    £500 to £599

    Capital Reporting SME/Accountant - BoE Returns - £500 per day

    My client, a leading Investment Bank, are currently seeking a proven Capital Reporting Specialist to join an existing team in the production and submission of Bank of England and PRA Capital Regulatory returns for multiple legal entities.

    The key responsibilities will include;

    • Production and submission of BoE and other PRA returns
    • Improvement of existing reporting processes (provision of commentary for key monthly / quarterly variance analysis)
    • Business process change initiatives around the existing processes with identification and execution of streamlining initiatives

    To be successful in this position, you will hold a recognised accountancy qualification and demonstrate exceptional experience of;

    • Interaction with Bank of England & PRA regulatory bodies
    • Prior experience of working in Regulatory Reporting
    • Driving small scale automation and streamlining of existing processes
    • BIPRU rules
    • CRD IV proposals and Basel III requirements

    To be considered for this exciting opportunity, forward your details today.

    Due to the high volume of responses, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful this time.

    Alexander Ash are acting as a search agent

    London / Contract / Ref: CA-0507-BoE

    Senior Business Analyst - Commodities - Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Commodities Business Analyst to join their Global team. You will need to be a lead Business Analyst within Commodities IT and currently at an Investment Bank. You will need to have knowledge of Commodities Business, a number of years a business analyst who can gather business requirements, write functional specs etc. This opportunity is a Senior position so you must be able to communicate and manage Senior Stakeholders.

    • Metals Trading/Commodities background.
    • Senior Business Analyst
    • Full Trade Lifecycle

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 01 - 13

    Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager - Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    A tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a dedicated and motivated Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager. You will need to have an in depth knowledge of the front to back trade lifecycle and the processes within Investment Banking. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Team who have a large book of work looking at defining and changing the Front to Back processes they have in place at the moment.

    You must have experience in:

    • Understanding and documenting current business processes, problem statements and building business cases for changing the business re-engineering initiatives
    • Project management in delivering the change initiatives and identified in the business case.
    • Working with technology partners to assess and understand their programme dependencies on business models & behaviour change and align delivery of the business change to enable infrastructure groups to realize cost and efficiency targets on time and within budget.
    • Identify KPI's and own MIS for the business model change initiative work stream
    • Senior Stakeholder Management

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 14

    Capital Reporting - Regulatory Reporting - Finance

    £500 to £599

    *Urgent Contract - Capital Reporting - Regulatory Reporting - Finance - Investment Banking - £500 P/D

    The purpose of this role is for Production and submission of Bank of England and PRA Capital Regulatory returns for 2 legal entities. In order to achieve this it is expected that the successful candidate will have to develop an understanding of the existing architecture as well as providing cover on occassions for production of other daily reports.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Production of the Bank of England BT and other supplementary returns for the London Branch including provision of additional information supporting the return;
    • Production (on occasions) of other PRA returns;
    • Timely submission to the Bank of England, allowing for manager review time and after completing self review;
    • Improving contols around the existing reporting process - eg provision of commentary for key monthly / quarterly variance analysis;
    • Business process change initiatives around the existing processes with identification and execution of streamlining initiatives;

    The successful candidate will hold a Minimum of 3 to 4 years Investment Banking experience and in-depth knowledge of FSA rules and regulatory requirements holding accounting qualifications (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) is also essential. You will need a solid understanding of CRDIV and BIPRU.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-ACC2-0507

    Senior Regulatory Reporting Analyst - Capital Adequacy

    £500 to £599

    *Urgent Contract - Senior Regulatory Reporting Analyst - Capital Adequacy - Investment Banking

    The role is to cover the daily monitoring aspects of Capital Adequacy and other metrics on a regular basis. This will include analysis of key drivers and commentary for daily and month-end reporting, including communication / escalation of significant issues as appropriate and remediation of issues identified.

    Some of the primary responsibilities include:

    • Production and daily monitoring of key metrics - such as Capital Adequacy and Large Exposures using a combination of existing and newly acquired vendor solutions;
    • Analysis of metrics by key business drivers;
    • Preparation of daily commentaries for senior management to capture salient points and liaison with business partners as appropriate
    • Reconciliation of production data to ledgers and other available sources;
    • Identifying opportunities for enhancing controls / streamlining of underlying processes;
    • Production of monthly review packs and communication of salient points to senior management;
    • Assess calculation of metrics by comparison against BIPRU / CRD IV rules to ensure compliance, escalating material issues and proposing solutions
    The successful candidate will hold a Minimum of 3 to 4 years Investment Banking experience and in-depth knowledge of FSA rules and regulatory requirements holding accounting qualifications (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) is also essential. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-ACC1-0507

    AML IT Architect / Strategy Lead - VP

    £100,000 to £124,999

    AML IT Architect / Strategy Lead - VP - Tier One Investment Bank - £110k - London

    The AML IT program within Compliance IT is responsible for the global technology roadmap to support the AML Compliance client and the respective businesses in the bank in order adhere to regulatory requirements.

    The AML program is comprised of 2 sub-programs including post-transaction monitoring for suspicious behaviors which could indicate AML activity, as well as client screening (KYC). This role will focus on supporting both sub-programs.

    AML is a key strategic agenda item across the bank and therefore this role is of very high importance. Collaboration with other IT groups and business groups (data providers, new product approval, client data, reference data etc.) are essential to achieve integrated AML solutions for the bank.

    Role:

    The Anti Money Laundering (AML) IT Architect / Strategy Lead is responsible for definition and analysis of architecture and strategy requirements and the requests from business areas and the identification and evaluation of changes. The position captures and documents related requirements, analyzes the impacts of changes and supports also the business area during the implementation process. The position supports also the processes of communication and status reporting of service level agreements and key performance indicators.

    Responsibility Areas / Tasks:

    • Collects and defines AML architecture and strategy requirements in cooperation and in association with the business area
    • Takes part in creation of supporting documentation, e.g. terms of reference
    • Supports the providing of signoffs for requirements
    • Works as required with program and project managers, clients, functional analysts and developers to ensure that solution design and implementation meet the requirements
    • Supports the creation of business scenarios, which address the cost impacts and value drivers of suggested solutions
    • Supports the elaboration of feasibility studies and estimates
    • Executes data analysis to support related tasks

    Professional Experience / Job Practice:

    • Compliance AML business domain and business process experience in one or more of the following areas: KYC (know- your-customer), new customer adoption, name screening & regular customer checks, post-event transaction monitoring
    • Compliance AML vendor product experience
    • Proven track record in defining strategy and architecture as well as in delivery of AML programmes
    To apply for the role please send your CV today! Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-AML-0407

    Programme Portfolio Manager / Director - Finance Change, Invest

    £1,000 to £1,499

    Programme Portfolio Manager / Director - Finance Change, Investment Bank

    A major investment bank are undertaking a major strategic front-to-back programme to replace their general ledger and require an experienced Programme Portfolio Manage to lead and govern a number of major programmes within the finance change function.

    As a Programme Portfolio Manager you will be responsible for facing off to the managing director community within finance and finance change including heads of financial reporting, finance change and finance COOs. You will manage a team of 2-4 programme managers all responsible for work-streams within the portfolio.

    This is an ideal opportunity to work in a senior director capacity within a major investment bank on a huge financial change programme .

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 12+ years investment banking experience
    • Deep knowledge of finance change and general ledger
    • Track record as a programme director or programme portfolio management
    • Excellent stakeholder management skills
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a Director level contract opportunity compensated at up to 1000/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/PDFC

    Lead Solution Architect - Clearing & Prime Brokerage, Investmen

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Lead Solution Architect - Clearing & Prime Brokerage, Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank are undertaking a major strategic programme within their prime services and clearing functions and require an experienced to architect a number of systems and solutions for the business.

    You will report to the head of strategy and architecture for the global markets clearing business, defining the long term strategy and roadmap for the business, in the short term around listed derivatives clearing, and being a thought leader in the architecture practice for global markets clearing, helping establishing best practice, supporting challenging and critical issues and serving counsel to other architects.

    This is an ideal opportunity for an architect with knowledge of either the prime services, clearing, listed or OTC derivatives business to move into a more wider ranging, high impact role in a top tier bank.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 8+ years financial services experience
    • Track record as a solution architect within a leading financial institution
    • Overall experience in IT delivery, strategy and architecture
    • Knowledge of listed derivatives, clearing, OTC derivatives or prime services
    • Excellent stakeholder management skills
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent opportunity compensated at 80,000 - 110,000 + bonus + benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/LSAC

    Data Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is after a Big Data Analyst to join a Global Team. You will need to have experience of data mining, data processing, data staging and detailed statistical analysis.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

    • Identifying big data methodologies and finding the best solution to the problem at hand.
    • Implementing the data analysis and building data models.
    • Articulating the results in easy to communicate, visually articulate formats to a wide variety of audiences.
    • Documenting your work

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 01

    Project Manager - Prime Services - Investment Bank

    £90,000 to £99,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for an experienced Project Manager that has strong Prime Services experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Front to Back Operations team who have an incredible book of work on at the moment.

    You will need to have experience of Investment Banking processes in Operations Front to Back from Trade Capture through to Settlements, a proven track record of delivering multiple projects at different stages of the project lifecycle, a detailed understanding of Prime Services and experience of dealing with Senior Stakeholders across Front, Middle and Back office.

    Please be aware you must have investment banking experience to be considered for this position.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 05 - 04

    Risk Senior Business Analyst (Commodities) - Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Risk Senior Business Analyst (Commodities) - Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank are undertaking a number of strategic projects within their risk systems space for commodities and have an opportunity for a senior business analyst within their commodities risk technology function to lead the analysis of for a number of business-critical risk projects.

    As a senior business analyst you will be responsible for leading the analysis for risk projects including analytics, VaR, CVA, Discounting, Stress Testing and PnL explain (first and second order). This will involve working very closely with the front office to determine and document requirements.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a business analyst well versed in complex risk to start to learn the commodities business area and to get more involved in risk projects.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years financial services experience, at least 3+ as a business analyst
    • Deep knowledge of risk management (analytics, VaR, CVA etc.)
    • Commodities knowledge (metals, oil, agricultural) beneficial but not required
    • Preferably software development or quantitative background
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution.

    This is a permanent role compensated at GPB 80,000 - 110,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Apply now for immediate consideration.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/RSBA

    Project Manager/Business Analyst - Listed Derivatives

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Listed Derivatives Hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a Global team with a fantastic book of work over the coming years. You will need to have excellent Listed Derivatives product knowledge.

    You will be responsible for:

    • Facilitating & leading the deliver on Business priorities which will be set by Senior Stakeholders.
    • Significant change experience in a similar environment directing complex projects from inception to post implementation review
    • Business Analysis - business requirements gathering, documentation and sign off
    • Business Process Mapping - current and future state documentation
    • Work with users as appropriate to define processes and discuss requirements and process change review

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 09

    Senior Business Analyst - Investment Administration, Investment

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Senior Business Analyst - Investment Administration, Investment Firm, Bath

    A Bath-based investment business is looking has a fantastic opportunity for a business analyst to drive efficiency and scalability across the business as part of the firms new business model.

    You will be responsible for full lifecycle business analysis, engaging key business owners and evaluating and defining changes to systems, documents and processes to support the delivery of the approved business plan and target operating model, translating high level requirements into detailed requirements and identifying ways to improve user experience and operational efficiency.

    This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced business analyst with detailed knowledge of investment administration at an operational level (i.e. dealing and reconciliations) as well as corporate actions to move into an autonomous and progressive role in a leading investment firm.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Track record as a business analyst within the finance industry
    • Investment administration knowledge at an operating level
    • Knowledge of corporate actions processes
    • Understanding of the software development lifecycle
    • Project management experience beneficial
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role at GPB 40,000 - 50,000 based in Bath.

    South West / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/IABA

    HR Project Manager - Contingent Workforce & Demand Management

    £700 to £799

    HR Project Manager - Contingent Workforce & Demand Management

    A major global investment bank are undertaking a strategic transformation programme within their HR function to design and implement new processes, systems, operation models and service delivery models across all of HR for the bank.

    A fantastic opportunity for a HR-savvy project manager has emerged to lead the contingent workforce and demand management projects workstream including providing though leadership on the future operating model for the function.

    For the contingent workforce stream, you will be responsible for the review of current operating models, design of future state operating models as well as going through to implementation of these operation models. For demand management, you will build business sponsorship, engage business parterns, define the operating model run pilots and ultimately roll out the operating model across the bank.

    You should apply to this role if you have:

    • 8+ years end-to-end HR project management change experience
    • Track record on contingent workforce or demand management change projects
    • Current and future operating model analysis/design skills
    • Deep knowledge of HR/recruitment practices
    • Financial services experience highly beneficial
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a contract opportunity based central London at 600-700/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/HRPM

    Implementation Manager - Investment Bank - BaNCS

    £600 to £699

    A Global Investment Bank is looking for an Implementation Manager to execute the transition from legacy systems to Bancs across a number of locations. This is a Global Implementation across a number of countries so you must have a proven experience in cross functional programme/projects, and being able to deliver the full Implementation.

    The experience required for this role is:

    • Implementing Bancs for an Investment Bank
    • Senior Stakeholder Management
    • Sound knowledge of Global Corporate Action events across multiple securities products

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 04 - 04

    AML/KYC Architect - Compliance IT, Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    A top tier investment bank are designing a anew Anti Money Laundering architecture and strategy within their compliance technology function and require an experienced Architect to support two key sub-programmes within the AML programme.

    You will be an architect who is part of a high priority key strategic agenda item, being responsible for architecture and strategic for both post-transaction monitoring as well as client screening, and working with other IT and business groups including data providers, new product approval teams, client data and reference data to collect and define AML architecture strategy requirements to achieve integrated AML solutions for the bank.

    This is an ideal opportunity for a an experienced architect to work in an autonomous role as part of a key strategic architecture initiative within a top tier bank.

    You should apply for this role if you are/have:

    • Compliance AML business domain and business process experience in KYC
    • Compliance AML vendor product experience in one or more of Norkom / Detica Name Screening; Case & List Management, e.g. Norkom CMS, Actimize etc.; Transaction Monitoring, e.g. Mantas, Smaragd
    • Proven track record in defining strategy and architecture as well as in delivery of AML programmes
    • BSc educated or higher


    This is a permanent role at GBP 95,000 - 115,000 + bonus + benefits based central London.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/AMLA

    Senior Business Analyst - Electronic Trading - Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a passionate Business Analyst that has strong Fixed Income experience. The role sits within their Electronic Trading Change team for which the team is looking for reduce the complexity of trading systems and processes for Fixed Income by driving convergence towards a streamlined front-to-back architecture. This is a fantastic role to join a Global team who has a unique book of work over the next couple of years.

    You will need to have strong experience in:

    • Detailed and thorough knowledge of Fixed Income
    • Strong stakeholder management and experience dealing with front office sales / traders
    • Managing/working on a significant change programme within a Tier 1 Investment Bank
    • Strong experience of Business Analysis including requirements gathering and specification production
    • Documenting business process flows, and implementing business process, controls and governance change

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 16

    Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager - Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    A tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a dedicated and motivated Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager. You will need to have an in depth knowledge of the front to back trade lifecycle and the processes within Investment Banking. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Team who have a large book of work looking at defining and changing the Front to Back processes they have in place at the moment.

    You must have experience in:

    • Understanding and documenting current business processes, problem statements and building business cases for changing the business re-engineering initiatives
    • Project management in delivering the change initiatives and identified in the business case.
    • Working with technology partners to assess and understand their programme dependencies on business models & behaviour change and align delivery of the business change to enable infrastructure groups to realize cost and efficiency targets on time and within budget.
    • Identify KPI's and own MIS for the business model change initiative work stream
    • Senior Stakeholder Management

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 14

    Peoplesoft Business Analyst - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Peoplesoft Business Analyst - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    The Birmingham offices of a major global investment bank are undertaking major systems transformation for their HR Services department and require an expert business analyst with Peoplesoft skills to play a lead role in this systems transformation.

    You will be responsible for working with key global stakeholders to elicit and document requirements, liaising with programme managers and clients to act as the functional counterparty for solution identification, validating business cases as well as driving the design and conceptualization of new business solution options.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a leading global organisation within the HR Services function which is undergoing massive transformation as part of a major global strategy at the bank.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 6+ years experience as a business analyst
    • Strong knowledge of Oracle Peoplesoft
    • Strong knowledge of HR practices, services and systems
    • Excellent documentation and requirements gathering skills
    • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
    • Degree educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role at 45,000 - 58,000 GPB / year based central Birmingham.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/07/13/PSBA

    Hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst - Transaction Bank

    £700 to £799

    My client a Global Transaction Bank is looking for an exceptional Hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst who has Transaction Banking experience. They are seeking exceptional individuals to play a pivotal function in a large book of work spanning multiple projects.

    To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate experience within major change projects within a Global Transaction Bank, strong asset class knowledge of at least two products, strong stakeholder management at all levels (including influencing skills) and experience of the full project lifecycle.

    If you are interested in joining this market leading firm and being involved with in the design and delivery of a cutting edge solution please send through your details.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 13

    Finance Business Partner - Qual Accountant - Propert Projects

    £40,000 to £49,999

    A leading Bank is seeking a qualified accountant with exposure to SOX control on a quarterly basis to be the day to day accountant / financial controller for approximately 260 million investment in construction for Property Finance. This requires close liaison with external stakeholders and internal sponsors, working with quantity surveyors to put together project costs, evaluations and business cases.

    Required:

    Qualified Accountant / Excellent Stakeholder Management and Communication Skills / SOX Control / Projects experience / in-depth knowledge of finance systems

    Preferred:

    Manhattan Software Group

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Alexander Ash is acting as an Agency for the purpose of this advert

    "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    South West / Contract / Ref: MVav/finance

    PMO - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    £40,000 to £49,999

    PMO - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    A major investment bank are undertaking number of large scale business and technology programmes and require a PMO to track and report a number of projects across multiple functions.

    As a PMO within the investment bank you will be responsible for track business and technology projects across a number of areas including credit risk, treasury and business continuity.

    This is an ideal opportunity for someone with a couple of years PMO experience in a blue chip firm to join a leading and grown investment bank.

    • 4-7 years blue chip or financial services experience
    • Track record in a PMO position with strong reporting and tracking ability
    • Experience as a PMO for technology projects / SDLC knowledge advantageous
    • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent opportunity compensated at GPB 30,000 - 40,000 + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/PMOA

    Global Resource Partner / Lead - Regulatory Programme

    £800 to £999

    *** Senior Resourcing Lead to work on Global initiatives to drive clarity around the scope and accountability of the Target Operating Model for each where our client Operates - LONDON
    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    This role will report into the Head of PMO. The Resourcing Lead will be will responsible for preparing Human Capital plans and facilitate HR support for all Resourcing/Human Resources-related projects for all programmes.

    This role plays a key part in providing organisational design and transformational change.

    To be successful for this role you must have: A strong track record of delivering Business critical programmes with a proven ability of Organisational planning, Resource Mobilisations - globally.

    High level experience of delivery large scale Transformational Programmes.

    Experience with Operating in a Regularity change - on a global scale.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an Agency for the purpose of this advert. "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    London / Contract / Ref: 202600

    Process Architect/Analyst - PM (Lean/Six Sigma)

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Great opportunity to join a tier one global investment bank and help them deliver the strategic vision for the business architecture, please read on

    Our client a tier one Investment Bank requires an experienced Business Architect, Process Consultant, or an indivudla with experience in designing solutions with a focus upon BPR, BPM, organisational change including process mapping and process re-engineering (roles and responsibilities).

    It would be beneficial if you have some form of experience within Finance change, although this is not essential. Perhaps you have studied to be an accoutnant in the past, or perhaps you have delivered cross functional solutions designs that have covered the finance function. However, if you are more of a process specialist this is also fine. Moreover, it would be expected that you have previously designed Target Operating Models (TOM).

    You will be expected to influence the strategy team in defining the target function's organisation along with roles and responsibilities. Define the target processes around exploitation of information. Define the target function's governance. Define the target function's enablers. Liaise with other architects to ensure the business, data and IT architecture are aligned and support the vision.

    The successful may or may not be a qualified accountant, but will have:. Experience of defining Business Architectures, Target Operating Models. The ability to translate business requirements into IT jargon. Ability to translate MI/Analytics business requirements into business architecture solutions.

    If this is you, please send your latest CV Alexander Ash Consulting.

    London / Permanent / Ref: UPBPR

    Business Analyst / Business Process Re-engineering

    £500 to £599

    Business Analyst / Change Manager - Business Process Re-engineeer

    The equities function of a major investment bank are undertaking a major business process re-engineering change project within their equities operations functions and require a business process re-engineering specialist business analyst to play a key role in building an operations management dashboard.

    You will be responsible for change management business analysis within the equities operation's function, looking at ways the bank can re-engineer business processes to create an operations management dashboard from which the business can pull reports on, for example, cost per trade and trade flow bottlenecks.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years financial services experience
    • Strong change and business analysis skills
    • Track record of business-process re-engineering
    • Excel (VBA/Macros skills)
    • Equities knowledge beneficial but not required

    This is a six month contract at up to 500/day. There will be scope to extend following initial six months.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/BPRBA

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Contract

    £400 to £499

    *Urgent Contract* Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Tier one Investment Bank - West Midlands

    An opportunity has arisen in the Credit Risk Technology & Change department of a major global bank for an experienced and self-motivated Business Analyst.

    Credit Risk is responsible for managing credit risks and recommending risk appetite for the bank within an effective credit risk framework.

    You must:

    • Understand the end to end Counterparty Credit Risk process and how indicators are used to support this process
    • Support sign-off of business requirements
    • Liaise with programme / project managers, clients, functional analysts and developers as appropriate to ensure solution design and implementation is in line with the business requirements
    • Support the creation of business cases outlining cost impacts and value drivers of proposed solutions
    • Support the preparation of feasibility studies and estimates
    • Support and co-ordinates UAT, defining testing requirements together with the QA & Testing Team as well as the clients
    • Perform data analysis to support tasks as required
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Contract / Ref: SM-WBA1-0305

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Tier one Investment Bank - West Midlands

    An opportunity has arisen in the Credit Risk Technology & Change department of a major global bank for an experienced and self-motivated Business Analyst.

    Credit Risk is responsible for managing credit risks and recommending risk appetite for the bank within an effective credit risk framework.

    You must:

    • Understand the end to end Counterparty Credit Risk process and how indicators are used to support this process
    • Support sign-off of business requirements
    • Liaise with programme / project managers, clients, functional analysts and developers as appropriate to ensure solution design and implementation is in line with the business requirements
    • Support the creation of business cases outlining cost impacts and value drivers of proposed solutions
    • Support the preparation of feasibility studies and estimates
    • Support and co-ordinates UAT, defining testing requirements together with the QA & Testing Team as well as the clients
    • Perform data analysis to support tasks as required
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-WBA1-0305

    Middleware Administrator Weblogic MQ PKI Security London

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Middleware Administrator Weblogic MQ PKI Security London. A Financial Services organisation requires an experienced Middleware Administrator who has experience within high resilience Banking or Financial services environments. You must have very strong experience with Weblogic and / or MQ as well as PKI security. The ideal candidate would have worked in a Banking Payment environment and be someone who thrives in a fast paced challenging role.

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:MiddleAdmin

    Finance Manager (Accountant), Property Finance - Retail Bank

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Finance Manager (Accountant), Property Finance - Retail Bank

    A major retail bank have a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant to join their property finance team as a finance business partner for a fixed term contract.

    You will be responsible for playing a key role in managing the group wide operational and non-operational property portfolio of over 3800 properties with annual revenue budget of over £900m. This will include month-end reporting, budgeting and forecasting, providing high quality financial advice and producing a variety of reports

    You should apply for this role if you are/have:

    • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA etc.)
    • 2-3 years post qualification experience
    • Strong communication skills
    • Degree educated or higher

    This is a fixed term contract compensated at £39,610 - £48,390 / year.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/FMOPF

    Audit Manager - Digital and Telephony - Retail Bank, London

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Audit Manager - Digital and Telephony - Retail Bank, London

    A major retail bank have an exciting opportunity within their audit team for an Audit Manager to manage the audit for the digital and telephony functions within the bank.

    As an Audit Manager you will be responsible for deliver or undertaking audits in accordance with the agreed plan, with relative autonomy, harnessing a deep understanding of business priorities, controls and risk. You will also be responsible for managing, developing, coaching and motivate colleagues to create a high performing team to deliver business objectives.

    You should apply for this role if you:

    • 5+ years in a project audit role
    • Digital banking experience beneficial
    • Project management experience beneficial
    • Degree educated or higher

    This is a permanent role compensated at £45000 - £53000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/ADT

    Business Process Engineer/Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Process Engineer to change and improve their Operations Process. You will need to be an exceptional Business Process Engineer/Analyst who has experience of Process Modelling, defining, mapping and managing Process Change, hands on experience of at least one Process Methodology (Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, TQM, BPR etc). To be considered for this role you must have investment banking experience.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 04 - 03

    Finance Manager - Property - Qualified Accountant - Bristol

    £40,000 to £49,999

    On behalf of a leading Retail Bank, we are seeking Qualified Accountants with a minimum of 3 years, post-qualified experience.

    The Property Finance Manager will be responsible for:

    Month-end reporting
    Budgeting and Forecasting
    Financial Advising and Reporting for external stakeholders

    To be successful for the role, applicants must have:

    Qualified Accounting with a minimum of 3 years, post-qualified experience.

    Have strong relationship/stakeholder management experience

    Month end reporting for revenue and capital costs

    Financial Services experience

    South West / Contract / Ref: KB-FinanceManager

    PMO - Technology Projects, Investment Bank

    £400 to £499

    The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are undertaking a number of major strategic change programmes within their technology function ad require an experienced PMO to establish project and programme reporting across a large number of projects.

    As a PMO you will be responsible for project tracking and reporting for technology projects across credit risk, treasury, business continuity, HR and a number of other functional areas within the bank.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 8+ years in project/PMO roles in blue chip organizations
    • (Investment) Banking experience highly desirable
    • Technology project management experience highly desirable
    • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
    • BSc educated or higher in a technical subject

    This is a contract opportunity based Birmingham compensated at 400-450/day. Immediate start preferable.

    Midlands / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/PMOIT

    Business Analyst - Investment Banking -Finance Change-Contract

    £500 to £599

    *Urgent Contract* Business Analyst - Investment Banking - London - Finance Change

    A Tier One Investment Bank is currently looking for a high calibre Business Analyst to join the BDA team ("Business Design and Architecture") which is playing a key role on the workstream and is well represented on the working group. A new steering committee has also been established. This committee acts as the escalation point for ODR and is also there to ratify decisions and steer the working group.

    This contractor will play a key role supporting BDA in this working group.

    Key activities will include:

    • Take forward existing process documentation to implementation in the RTB organisation
    • Ensure IT specification and build is in line with proposed requirements / design
    • Development of key operating procedures for RTB
    • Deployment of organisational change and training into target business divisions

    The candidate will

    • Bring Financial Reporting SME knowledge into the team
    • Have experience of working within a large change programme within Finance either from a RTB or project perspective
    • Deliver high quality proposals and recommendations to be taken to the ODR for discussion and agreement
    • Validate proposals with relevant stakeholders to ensure that the designs satisfy their requirements
    • Participate in transitioning the designs to IT developers and data architects, and ensure a clear and complete understanding of the designs
    You would ideallly hold an Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with 3-5 years PQE Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-FNCH-2506

    Business Analyst - Finance Reporting - Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    My client, a top tier Investment Bank, is seeking a proven Business Analyst to join an exciting strategic programme. This is a strategic programme covering all finance relevant information for group and local reporting.

    A highly skilled Business Analyst is required to assist with a CoREP/FinREP implementation, which aims to achieve strong convergence in regular supervisory reporting requirements. At a high level, the requirement is for each location to have some localized processes, data repositories, templates and submission standards for prudential reporting. The level of data granularity, calculations, frequency of reporting and submission dates also varies across locations.

    The role provides the opportunity to deliver a defined project within the framework of StRIDe, the Bank's global Finance Transformation Programme. For the right person, the role has plenty of scope for development as the bank wide projects develop, and there is potential to make these roles permanent.

    The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate;

    A strong analytical background; Relevant experience of the subject matter (FinREP/CoREP/Prudential reporting); An understanding of Investment Banking terminology and front to back workflows. A change background with some RTB/BAU experience; Experience with vendor tools would also be advantageous.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 09

    Business Analyst - Global Private Banking - London

    £600 to £699

    *Urgent Contract* Business Analyst - Global Private Banking - London £600 P/D

    A tier one Investment Bank are currently looking for a strong Business Analyst to provide Business Analysis / Project Manager resource for 'Change the Bank' initiatives, be they pure business projects, pure IT projects or, more typically, a mix of the two.

    You will also:

    • Ensure delivery of assigned projects on time and to budget
    • Bring specific investments / banking subject knowledge to the bank
    • Leverage previous Wealth Management experience and insight
    • Undertake Business Analysis tasks as required
    Principle Accountabilities:
    • Specify high level business requirements, map current and future business processes and identify opportunities to align processes across the Global Private Banking organisation (GPB).
    • Support benefits realisation and post implementation reviews, and develop learning points from such activities
    • Identify and manage all project Risks and Issues.
    • Ensure the focus is on the delivery and realisation of commercial benefits through standardisation
    • Ensuring a rigorous Project Management discipline is applied to the Delivery of Projects
    • Flexibility to absorb other ad hoc tasks as directed by Project Manager
    To be considered for the role please send your CV across today Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-PRVT-2506

    Business Analyst - Investment Banking - London

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Business Analyst - Investment Banking - London

    My Client, a globally recognised Investment Bank require a Business Analyst to join the business aligned change team to work within a large transformation programme.

    Description:

    • This project is a key part of the overall transformation programme and impacts almost every other part of the business
    • The role is Front Office focussed so you must have experience of being able to liaise and manage Stakeholders that sit within the Front Office (sales and traders).

    Essential:

    • Detailed knowledge of either: Credit Derivatives, Fixed Income or Interest Rate Derivatives
    • Strong experience of Business Analysis including requirements gathering, specification production.
    • Experience in documenting business process flows, and implementing business process, controls and governance change
    • Regulatory change would be advantageous (Dodd Frank, MIFID etc)
    • Strong stakeholder management
    To Apply please send your CV to shane.mallon@alexanderash.com or call 07880194372 for further information

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-SBAD-2506

    Investment Governance Portfolio Manager - Transaction Banking

    £1,000 to £1,499

    Investment Governance Portfolio Manager - Transaction Banking

    The transaction banking arm of a major global bank is undertaking a strategic programme to increase transparency across programme reporting and financials for their transaction banking business and require an experienced investment governance professional to play a key role in increasing financial transparency across functions and programmes.

    As an Investment Governance Portfolio Manager you will be responsible for control and maintaince of all spend across half of the product lines within the transaction banking, utililising your expert understanding of how project/programme financials work to engage the stakeholder community to allocate spend.

    This role is ideally suited to a qualified accountant who has deep experience of investment governance across large programmes, a strong understanding of project financials and a track record within the global banking industry.

    You should apply for this role if you are/have:

    • 12+ years experience in major banking or financial services institutions
    • Solid investment governance experience on >£100m programmes
    • Deep understanding of project financials and their dynamics
    • Exceptional stakeholder management experience to COO level
    • Exceptional communication and influencing skills
    • Qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA etc.)

    This is a contract opportunity initially for six months at GBP 900 - 1200 /day

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/Tr/06/13IGPM

    Audit Manager - Digital and Telephony

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Audit Manager - Digital and Telephony - Banking - London

    Deliver or undertake a number of audits in accordance with the agreed plan, and with relative autonomy, harnessing a deep understanding of business priorities, controls and risks to provide reliable independent assurance on the effectiveness of the control framework.

    The role of Audit Manager:

    • Demonstrate a good understanding of Retail Banking, Retail Products and Channels.
    • Understanding of risks within a Retail banking environment
    • Good knowledge of Retail Digital Banking proposition
    • Good understanding of web based and mobile technology
    • Understanding of multi-channel distribution
    • Knowledge of IT Infrastructure and how it supports the Digital channel
    Key Accountabilities:

    Manage, develop, coach and motivate colleagues to create a high performing team to deliver business objectives

    Lead and/or undertake a number of audits to provide reliable, independent assurance and agree management actions to enhance the control framework to agreed plan.

    These will be more complex audits, for example in terms of the subject matter; the size of team; the number of locations or stakeholders or the seniority of the stakeholders.

    There appropriate provide professional audit/specialist expertise and input into the development of methodology and standards

    Establish and build relationships with senior stakeholders to educate the business in the control framework and influence business processes

    Deliver agreed initiatives to achieve continuous improvement

    Identify and assess potential risks working in line with current regulatory and statutory requirements to minimise impact to the business To be considered for the role please send your CV across today Alexander Ash is acting as an agency


    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-AUDIT-2506

    Consultant - Global Investment Bank - Birmingham

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My client a Global Tier 1 Investment Bank are seeking change consultants with either consulting experience or banking experience with cross functional knowledge. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work with a Tier 1 Investment Bank with an easy commute into Birmingham.

    This role sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business. The team consists of senior project and programme managers who are responsible for the mobilisation, planning, delivery, governance and advisory of cross functional change initiatives projects that address issues common to multiple businesses e.g. regulatory compliance, static data, IT architecture and off-shoring.

    As well as providing change and programme management expertise, they add value to the business by working closely with service providers (e.g. Finance, IT, Operations, Legal Regulatory and Compliance) to ensure change is fully integrated into the bank from front-office to back-office.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 20

    SharePoint Developer/Consultant

    £20,000 to £29,999

    SharePoint Developer/Consultant - Investment Banking - West Midlands -

    Skills; MOSS 2007, SharePoint 2007/2003, C#, ASP.NET, WSS 3.0/2.0, SPS 2003, XML/XSLT, JavaScript, SQL, IIS 6.0, Content Management Server (MCMS).

    Tier 1 Investment Bank requires a SharePoint Developer. You will have a experience of WSS and MOSS 2007 and have a understanding of developing SP to support a projects / change management environment. You will have Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 or Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 development knowledge, functional expertise in MOSS 2007 out-of-the-box capabilities and exposure in developing custom Web parts. You will need full project life cycle exposure with strong report generation knowledge extracting and presenting the MI / data from the back-end.

    To be considered for the role please send your CV today.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-SharePoint-2506

    Service Improvement Analyst (ITIL), Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Service Improvement Analyst (ITIL), Enterprise Services - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    The Birmingham offices of a major global investment bank are undertaking a strategic programme to relocate a substantial portion of their production management function from London to Birmingham and have a fantastic opportunity for a service improvement analyst to join their global technology team.

    As a service improvement analyst you will sit within the enterprise services continual service improvement team, being responsible for taking ownership for the access management function and being the main point of contact across a number of operational groups within the bank.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a graduate with 4+ years' experience in service delivery or service improvement environments in a large, blucher environment to work on strategic service improvement programmes within a major investment bank.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 4+ years' experience on strategic programmes in an IT service provider/organisation
    • Any experience in a service / service improvement role highly beneficial
    • Outstanding relationship building and presentation skills
    • Excellent communication and team management skills
    • Clear understanding of ITIL, preferably qualified
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role based in central Birmingham, compensated at 40,000 - 55,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/SIA

    Production Support Analyst, Client Services, Global Technology

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Production Support Analyst, Client Services, Global Technology - Investment Bank

    The Birmingham offices of a major global investment bank are undertaking a strategic programme to relocate a substantial portion of their production management function from London to Birmingham and have a fantastic opportunity for a production support analyst to join their global technology team.

    As a production support analyst, you will be responsible for using your technical skills with Unix, SQL, Oracle or Sybase, and middleware, to provide technical application support, problem management, and incident resolution for the systems responsible for producing large calcuations to provide the bank with accurate and timely reporting of profit and loss figures across the investment bank's business units.

    This production support analyst opportunity is ideal for a graduate from a technical subject who has strong technical skills and 4+ years commercial experience in a large multinational organisation.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 4+ years technology experience in large / bluechip firms
    • Strong Unix and SQL Skills
    • Oracle or Sybase database knowledge
    • Knowledge of ITIL framework
    • Knowledge of production management and service delivery concepts
    • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
    • BSc educated or higher in technical subject (computer science, engineering etc.)

    This is a permanent role based in central Birmingham, compensated at 40,000 - 55,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/PSAPnL

    SharePoint Developer/Consultant (MOSS 2007)

    £20,000 to £29,999

    SharePoint Developer/Consultant - Investment Banking - West Midlands -

    Skills; MOSS 2007, SharePoint 2007/2003, C#, ASP.NET, WSS 3.0/2.0, SPS 2003, XML/XSLT, JavaScript, SQL, IIS 6.0, Content Management Server (MCMS).

    Tier 1 Investment Bank requires a SharePoint/MOSS Developer. You will have a experience of WSS and MOSS 2007 and have a understanding of developing SP to support a projects / change management environment. You will have Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 or Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 development knowledge, functional expertise in MOSS 2007 out-of-the-box capabilities and exposure in developing custom Web parts. You will need full project life cycle exposure with strong report generation knowledge extracting and presenting the MI / data from the back-end.

    To be considered for the role please send your CV today.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-SharePoint-2506

    Lead PMO - HR - Contract - Edinburgh

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Lead PMO - HR - Contract - Edinburgh

    As the lead PMO, you will ensure that the proper controls and processes are in place and adhered to in order to facilitate the on-going management of the program in line with best-practice Program Management methodologies. This includes all budgeting and resource management responsibilities but also monitoring and managing the health of the Programme including threats to successful delivery.

    You will ensure that the senior stakeholders are kept adequately informed of the status of the Programme through establishing effective reporting and escalation processes.

    Additionally you will have experience in programme planning, reporting, risk/issue tracking, governance, budgeting and stakeholder management

    You will ideally have/Be:

    • Experience of HR Transformation Programmes
    • Be part or qualified accountant
    • Degree educated or higher

    It essential that applicants have both experience of working with an investment Bank as well as working (applied) knowledge of the project lifecycle.

    AlexanderAsh is acting as an agency.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    Scotland / Contract / Ref: SM-PMOD-2506

    Client Services Specialist - Birmingham - Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank based in Birmingham are looking for a Client Services Specialist. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Investment bank if you have an easy commute or re locating near Birmingham.

    You will need to have:

    • A proven track record in application or service management (ideally within Financial Services)
    • A clear understanding of ITIL
    • Hands-on Level 1 and Level 2 application or middleware support
    • Hands-on Technical skills including Unix and SQL (Oracle or Sybase)
    • Ability to understand business processes and able to clearly articulate business impacts during incidents.
    • Excellent relationship building skills
    • Ability to operate and communicate with Director's for both the business and IT management
    • Understanding of the underlying concepts of Production Management and Service Delivery

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 10 - 01

    Business Analyst - Operations - Fixed Income

    £300 to £399

    A Global Investment Bank are looking for a dedicated Business Analyst with FICC product knowledge. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a Global Team who have an outstanding book of work over the next couple of years. You will need to have strong change experience and analytical skills.

    Experience needed to be considered for this role:

    • Strong Operations knowledge
    • Proven track record of delivering Operations projects
    • Supporting team members in implementing an Operating Model
    • Fixed Income, Commodities or Currencies product knowledge.

    You will be responsible for:

    • Building strong Business and Operations Management relationships
    • Managing and meeting customer expectations
    • Building a positive working relationship with operations business partners, sharing best practice and maintaining highest levels of service.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 04 - 02

    Release Manager / Configuration Manager - Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Release Manager / Configuration Manager - Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank is undertaking a major, high complexity, high impact systems consolidation, operational improvement and systems environment stack change programme and requires a best of breed configuration manager/ release manager.

    You will be responsible for release and confirmation management from an operating systems upgrade from Solaris 8 to Solaris 10, and a Sybase to Oracle database migration.

    You will be a deeply technical candidate, perhaps an ex developer, who enjoys configuration and release management, with experience working with vendors to deliver technology solutions

    You will have:

    • 9+ years technology experience including release and configuration management
    • Substantial investment banking technology project experience
    • Solaris experience beneficial
    • Subversion experience beneficial
    • Experience with Summit advantageous but not required
    • Background as a software developer
    • BSc educated or higher

    This is a contract opportunity at £700-900/day.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/RCM

    Business Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join one of the leading strategic programmes. The role is Front Office focussed so you must have experience of being able to liaise and manager Senior Stakeholders that sit within the Front Office (sales and traders).

    You will need to have the below experience to be considered for this role:

    • Detailed knowledge of either: Credit Derivatives, Fixed Income or Interest Rate Derivatives
    • Strong experience of Business Analysis including requirements gathering, specification production.
    • Experience in documenting business process flows, and implementing business process, controls and governance change
    • Regulatory change would be advantageous (Dodd Frank, MIFID etc)
    • Strong stakeholder management

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 12

    Program / Project Manager Client Reference Data

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Program / Project Manager Client Reference Data - Investment Banking - London

    Program / Project Managers are expected to take full end-to-end responsibility for all adoption projects. They may manage multiple projects and multiple teams simultaneously as delivery progresses towards the target operating model. Specifically this role is to manage the migration of consuming systems onto the future state client architecture

    TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST POSSESS:

    Essential

    * Significant project management experience with a leading consulting firm within financial services or in an international investment bank or similar institution

    * Track record in delivering major adoption/migration projects in an investment bank or similar institution

    * Track record of driving the decommissioning of legacy applications

    * Strong knowledge of investment banking business processes - front to back

    * Experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams

    * Ease in dealing with senior management

    * Experience in achieving results in a project context using resources that do not report directly to them

    * Solid knowledge of IT, including experience of managing IT-oriented projects, user requirements development, and testing

    * Good understanding of IT oriented methods and approaches

    * Extremely strong organisational skills

    * Excellent relationship and interpersonal skills

    * Good knowledge of standard office software applications (e.g., Microsoft PowerPoint)

    * PRINCE2 Practitioners certification or PMI Certification

    Desirable

    * Knowledge of Client or Product Reference Data front to back

    * Knowledge of the banking regulatory environment

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-REFD-2006

    Business Analyst - Finance Change - Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My client is seeking an experienced Business Analyst to join their Finance change workstream. The overall programme focuses on reducing the financial reporting risk and improving data quality across the whole enterprise.

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is seeking a professional Business Analyst who understands the complex challenges involved with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) change, to ensure financial analysis and reporting concerns are met.

    It is likely that you will have experience of;

    Investment Banking, Finance strategy (design and delivery), Senior stakeholder management, Reporting (Financial, Regulatory), Accountancy (IFRS / US GAAP), Cross product change and a sound understanding of technology.

    Experience of IFRS change, the full project lifecycle and excellent analytical skills to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 11

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Infrastructure/Technical Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering payments regulation change projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards.

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Integration / Middleware Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £700 to £799

    Integration / Middleware Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Integration / Middleware Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Associate/AVP - Listed Derivatives - Operations - London - £70K

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Associate/AVP - Listed Derivatives - Operations - London - £70,000 + Benefits

    My client, a leading Tier 1 Investment Bank, is currently seeking a proven associate/AVP level individual to join their Listed Derivatives Operations team.

    You must express a solid understanding of the Listed Derivatives trade lifecycle; you will hold strong knowledge of root cause analysis and a proven ability to streamline processes. You will have experience in providing input and driving UAT testing phases as well as enhancing current business continuity processes across multiple regions and business lines.

    To be considered you must have proven experience within Investment Banking

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-PROC-3005

    Front to Back Business Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My client, a top tier Investment Bank have kicked off a Front to Back Transformation programme. They are seeking exceptional individuals to play a pivotal function in a large book of work spanning multiple projects.

    With the view to improve trade processing and information efficiency, my client is seeking proven Business Analysts to drive forward multiple front to back projects spanning numerous products and asset classes.

    To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate experience within major change projects within a top tier investment bank, strong asset class knowledge of at least two products, strong stakeholder management at all levels (including influencing skills) and experience of the full project lifecycle.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 10

    Product Control Reporting - Finance Change - GL Reporting

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Product Control Reporting - Finance Change - GL Reporting process - Top Tier Investment Banking - Contract - £380 Per Day

    Product Control reporting controller required to work on a contract basis for a Top Tier Investment Bank to assist with running of month end and quarter end for GL Reporting process for the London Product Control team.

    Experience required:

    Investment Banking experience
    General ledger reporting process
    Product Control/Financial control
    Reporting /KRI

    Stakeholders will include:
    Finance Line Management
    Product Control Business Managers
    External Auditors

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-ProductControl

    Project Manager - Regulatory Change - Banking

    £50,000 to £59,999

    *** Project Manager - Regulatory Change - Banking

    Our Client is seeking a structured Project Manager with a breadth of experience across Retail Banking / Investment Banking / Asset and Wealth Management / Corporate Banking.

    You should have managed projects with a budget of approximately 3 million and be able to clearly demonstrate how you delivered these projects. The majority of the work is across banking regulations and remediation projects.

    Vickers / Mifid2 / FATCA 2 / Withholding Tax

    Please forward your CV to maria.vavoulas@alexanderash.com for more information

    tp://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Alexander Ash is acting as an Agency for the purpose of this advert

    "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    London / Permanent / Ref: MVav/reg

    Project Manager - end 2 end - Top Tier Wealth Manager

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Project Manager - end 2 end - Top Tier Wealth Manager - Contract - £550-550 Per Day

    We're looking for a strong end2end Project Manager to work in partnership with a BA to develop requirements to understand 'as-is' state of the business and develop a new Target Operating Model.

    This role will require the job holder to work in partnership with stakeholders across the business, manage project budgets, be heavily involved in reporting and governance and resolve issues as and when they rise.

    This is role will sit in the business function - Wealth management experience is not essential but would help.

    To be successful, you will have:

    Strong end-to-end Project Management experience
    Business Change experience
    Financial Services - Wealth or Investment Banking experience

    If you have the above experience sought, please send your CV to kam.bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-e2e-PM

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Data - Contract

    £20,000 to £29,999

    *Urgent Contract - Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Tier one Investment Bank - London

    This role is responsible for data analysis and data profiling/assessment including resolving any data definitions and issues within various subject areas of Risk. It is intended to cover regulatory reporting requirements across Settlement Risk, Loan Underwriting, Agency Trading and Credit Risk reporting.

    Essential Experience and Skills

    • Good understanding of traded credit products.
    • Data projects experience and analysis skills (Excel/Access/VBA/SQL).
    • Willingness to take on and own a full change lifecycle process with rapid turnaround.
    • Experience and confidence to discuss data issues convincingly with senior management.
    • Good team player with a proven ability to deliver timely and high quality work.
    • Takes ownership and pro-actively drives work-streams forward to successful completion.
    • Able to build strong working relationships with the business, Risk IT and senior managers.
    • Understanding and experience in project lifecycle techniques
    • Business analysis experience within an investment bank, consultancy or comparable trading operation. Delivery of multiple tasks simultaneously and working under pressure.
    • Broad knowledge of banking & trading products
    • Understanding of credit/market risk processes.

    Profile

    You will be currently or recently have experience as a BA in a Credit or Market Risk role and be looking for your next challenge. You will be highly analytical with strong attention to detail. A great team player, you will work effectively at all levels, from other Analysts in your team, to Business Stakeholders irrespective of location.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-CREDIT-1906

    Business Analyst - Qualified Account - Finance Change IT - Data

    £60,000 to £69,999

    We're recruiting for a new qualified ACA/CIMA - or equivalent - Business Analyst to work within a strategic Finance Change IT Function of a Top Tier Investment Bank.

    Experience required:

    Business Analysis/Data Analysis experience

    Finance Change experience from a Top Tier Investment Bank

    Experience of working with the Financial Control and Product Control functions of an Investment Bank

    Front-to-Back transactions lifecycle experience

    If you are a Qualified Accountant with Finance Change Experience, send your CV to: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-FinanceChange

    IT Programme Manager - Data Centre Consolidation, Investment Ba

    £700 to £799

    IT Programme Manager - Data Centre Consolidation, Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank is undertaking a major data centre consolidation for their business-critical technology infrastructure and requires an experienced programme manager to drive and own the data centre migration.

    As a programme manager you will be responsible for delivering on a business-critical technology initiative, managing dependencies across multiple lines of business and technology functions.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Front office investment banking business and/or technology change experience
    • Track record of delivering at last one major data centre migration programme
    • Further experience with systems/applications rationalisations beneficial
    • A demonstrably structured approach to change and programme management
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract role compensated at up to £700/day based central London.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/DCPM

    Programme Manager - Application Decommissioning, Investment Ban

    £700 to £799

    Programme Manager - Application Decommissioning, Investment Bank

    A top tier global investment bank are rationalising and consolidating a number of their front office applications and require an experienced business change programme manager to manage an application decommissioning programme from a business perspective.

    As a business change programme manager, you will work within the global technology organisation of a leading investment bank driving a major application decommissioning programme, managing the business and technology processes and streams of work concerned with shutting down existing applications and managing existing business dependencies on their functionality so that this functionality can be taken over by newer applications.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Front office investment banking and/or technology change experience
    • A demonstrably structured approach to change and programme management
    • Systems/application decommissioning experience is highly advantageous
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract role compensated at up to £700/day based central London.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/ADPM

    Project Manager - Front Office Applications - $180,000 base

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Project Manager - Front Office Applications - $190,000 base + Benefits

    My client, a leading front, middle and back office platform vendor are currently undergoing a period of rapid growth. They are seeking strong project managers to drive forward large, bespoke client facing implementations within major financial institutions.

    Each project is uniquely different and a high calibre Project Manager is required to own the full end to end implementation process, including leading teams of developers and Business Analysts to ensure strict timelines are met and project milestones delivered within scope and budget.

    To be successful in this position, you will have experience of working for a systems vendor and driving forward implementation within a large financial institution. You will be a strong communicator with a consultative approach to project management.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your details.

    We value diversity and always appoint on merit.

    US / Permanent / Ref: SM-VEN-1806

    Oracle DBA Technical Specialist

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Oracle DBA Technical Specialist - Associate - Investment Banking - £40,000 plus Excellent package - Birmingham

    My client, a tier one investment bank is currently looking for a Oracle DBA Technical Specialist to join their Global Technology division.

    Overview:

    Within the banks Systems Operations, the Global Database team group is responsible for supporting nearly 6000 Oracle, Sybase and MSSQL Servers.

    DBAs (Data Base Administrators) are responsible for the support of both production and development servers.

    The team is responsible for undertaking all Oracle related production support and project work for above areas. The environment is a mixture of Oracle versions ranging from 10g to 11g. Oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster) cluster, ASM (Automatic Storage Management) and Exadata environment in place as well.

    About you:

    • You will have a very strong technical background with proven in-depth to support Oracle databases.
    • You will have proven experience of large scale server environments.
    • You will have experience working in a geographically and culturally diverse organisation
    • Your communications skills will need to be to an extremely high standard as you will be expected to liaise with regional DBA teams, providing a similar function globally, as well as liaising with support teams from other operation groups - including our offshore DBA team.
    • You will have a clear understanding of the ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) processes and an understanding of Incident, Problem and Change Management.
    • Oracle 10g to 11g in depth knowledge
    • Oracle Dataguard
    • Oracle Performance and Tuning
    • Oracle Enterprise Manager
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-ORACLE-1806

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Capital Markets - Front to B

    £600 to £699

    Front-to-Back, Front Office facing Business Analyst/Project Manager required to work on business critical Front Office sponsored Change-The-Bank Projects. This group is made up of strong consultative-type Change Management resources that have either come from a consulting background or have demonstrated a structured career with Top Tier Global Investment Banks and have gained exposure to many Front Office projects across varied businesses but NOT limited to any particular product or asset class.

    To be successful for this role, you will have a structured career; have strong Business analysis and Project Management experience with good Front Office Interaction. Ideally, you will come from a Consulting background or alternatively, be able to demonstrate through your career a track record of delivering change for Top Tier Investment Banks.

    We're looking for hands-on Project Managers, who are able to work in partnership with project stakeholders to gather and document requirements from the Front Office and will therefore have strong communications skills and be confident in their approach.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-FO-RiskANDControl

    MI Business Analyst- Front Office Banking

    £600 to £699

    MI Business Analyst- Front Office- A Business Analyst role on a long term project facing off to the Front Office in a Tier 1 Investment Bank. They are currently rolling out EMIR globally and have been enhancing control frameworks. They now need to ensure consistency across the global hubs and are looking for additional resources.

    To be suitable you must have strong Business Analysis skills throughtout the full project lifecycle. You must also have management information experience and be able to work with large sets of data. Excel VBA/ Database skills would be key. You should also be very presentable and an excellent communicator as this role will be facing off to desk heads in Front Office. This is a large piece of work with a long timeframe. You must have several years Investment Banking experience

    London / Contract / Ref: JK FOMI

    Business Analyst - Securities - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst who has experience working in Securities. You will need to have outstanding knowledge of front to back operational process flows, experience of performing business analysis for Securities, Senior Stakeholder Management and you must have Investment Banking experience as a Business Analyst.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Team, with a large book of work. If you are after a challenging and unique environment this is the opportunity for you.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 08

    Project Manager - Listed Derivatives - Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Futures Project Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a Global Futures team. You will need to have excellent Listed Derivatives product knowledge.

    You will be responsible for:

    • Facilitating & leading the deliver on Business priorities which will be set by Senior Stakeholders
    • Managing and directing the Business Analysis & development team
    • Adopting a structured approach to Change which incorporates Barclays core principles of Project Governance, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Control Agenda & Training Requirements

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 09

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Capital Markets - F2B

    £700 to £799

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Capital Markets - Front to Back trade lifecycle - Front Office- Contract - Top Tier Investment Bank

    Front-to-Back, Front Office facing Business Analyst/Project Manager required to work on business critical Front Office sponsored Change-The-Bank Projects. This group is made up of strong consultative-type Change Management resources that have either come from a consulting background or have demonstrated a structured career with Top Tier Global Investment Banks and have gained exposure to many Front Office projects across varied businesses but NOT limited to any particular product or asset class.

    To be successful for this role, you will have a structured career; have strong Business analysis and Project Management experience with good Front Office Interaction. Ideally, you will come from a Consulting background or alternatively, be able to demonstrate through your career a track record of delivering change for Top Tier Investment Banks.

    We're looking for hands-on Project Managers, who are able to work in partnership with project stakeholders to gather and document requirements from the Front Office and will therefore have strong communications skills and be confident in their approach.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-BA/PM-Front2Back

    Project Manager - Operations - Investment Banking - VP

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Project Manager - Operations - Investment Banking - VP - Permanent - £115,000

    My client, a tier one Investment Bank is currently looking for a high calibre, experienced VP to join as the lead project Manager within the UK Transaction Reporting programme. This is a great opportunity for an individual to join the team and become an effective member of this change function.

    This role is responsible for managing two main programmes of work within the UK Transaction Reporting programme:

    • The implementation of a strategic project entitled 'Transaction Reporting Industrialization'
    • The delivery of medium sized projects covering (via the existing architecture)

    As part of managing the programmes as specified above the successful candidate's role and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

    • Managing project deliveries across the Business and BO/FO IT multiple departments
    • Focus on understanding our clients' requirements and exceeding their expectations
    • Monitoring, tracking and reporting progress to all stakeholders
    • Ensuring project risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies are identified and successfully managed
    • Ensuring effective communication within the project team and to external stakeholders
    • Ensuring that projects are brought to a controlled close
    • Ensuring project benefits are fully realized
    Your Background:
    • Experience of IB Operations is necessary with a proven and successful track record of working on or directly with IB Operations to deliver change
    • A minimum of 5 years of Change Management experience and has the ability to use and adopt project management methodology in a fast moving environment
    • PMP / PRINCE2® or similar project management qualifications would be preferable
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-CPM-1706

    Lead Business Analyst - Treasury, Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are undertaking a major expansion of their Treasury Change and IT team and require an IT-focused business analyst understand the bank's treasury systems and take care of the day-to-day management and support for a team of treasury-aligned business analysts.

    You will be responsible for leading the treasury BAs and bridging the gap between the client's needs and the technical delivery team to delivery IT solutions in a dynamic environment.

    You will have the opportunity to work in a premier global banking institution with excellent benefits and a great working culture.

    You should apply for this role if you have/are:

    • Outstanding analysis skills including: business process modeling, use cases/user stories, data modeling and UML
    • Stakeholder management experience
    • Financial services and/or treasury experience highly beneficial
    • Technical skills including: SQL, Oracle, Qlickview and/or TOAD
    • Professional in an accountancy or highly numerate or big data environment advantageous
    • Excellent technical degree from a leading university

    This is a permanent role compensated at £42,000 - £58,000.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/TBA

    Credit Risk Business Analyst - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Credit Risk Business Analyst - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are undertaking a major expansion of their Credit Risk Change and IT team and require an IT-focused business analyst understand the bank's credit risk systems and work with the business to analyse their requirements and requests, identifying and assessing change needs.

    As a Business Analyst you will be responsible for full lifecycle business analysis activities, from gathering and document requirements, obtaining sign-off, liaising with programme managers, supporting business case outlining, feasibility studies, UAT and data analysis.

    You will have the opportunity to work in a premier global banking institution with excellent benefits and a great working culture.

    You should apply for this role if you have/are:

    • 5+ years financial services business analysis experience
    • Any kind of financial risk experience, preferably wholesale but also retail
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Any knowledge of credit processes in capital markets is highly advantageous
    • Any knowledge of derivatives also advantageous
    • Excellent technical degree from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham city center, compensated at £42,000 - £58,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/CRBA

    Treasury Business Advisor / SME Consulting London

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Treasury Business Advisor / SME Consulting London. This is a role with a consulting firm and they require strong Treasury experience and the following experience:


  • The candidate must have played a role of Head of Treasury, Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer for corporations having USD 10 Billion or more in revenues
  • Should have hands on experience in rollout of multiple Treasury management systems like Sungard, WallStreet, Openlink etc.
  • Should be well versed with the emerging trends, needs and challenges of state-of-the-art Treasuries including Risk management across Front, Middle and Back office.
  • Experience as a Treasury consultant in Top 4 consulting firms( PWC, E&Y etc.) or independent industry leader/advisor.
  • Should have fair understanding of Treasury IT needs and business drivers for TMS implementations.
  • Candidate should possess excellent communication skills and enable CxO contacts with business networking skills and should be ready to travel short term for business meetings and consulting engagements.

  • It is expected that the candidate will carry out following functions in this role:


  • Customer Acquisition
  • Leverage business networking skills to hunt new opportunities for companies offerings in Treasury space.
  • Build CXO and Treasury Business/IT Leadership connects
  • Participate in Presales, Consultative Sales and Customer workshops
  • Drive Revenue and Order Booking targets with the sales team.

  • Industry Leadership
  • Represent companies brand in various Treasury industry/vendor forums and events
  • Build connects with Industry Analysts, Advisory and Consulting firms for cobranding opportunities
  • Establish alliances/connects with leading product vendors in TMS space.
  • Drive innovation in service offering and Assets/IPs
  • Work with technology teams in definition of IP assets.

  • Consulting and Alliances
  • Drive Treasury consulting engagements.
  • As an SME, anchor and engage in customer connects and relationships in TMS engagements.
  • Mentor team in production of consulting artifacts, templates and accelerators


  • Periodically mentor and train teams at onsite/offshore.

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:TreasuryBusines

    Business Analyst - Collateral Management, Wholesale Bank

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Business Analyst - Collateral Management, Wholesale Bank

    A major wholesale bank are undertaking a number of strategic change initiatives within their collateral management business for rates and credit products which will also impact upon both in-house and client clearing as well as futures and options.

    The bank has a fantastic opportunity for a business analyst who has investment banking experience and very strong business analysis skills to get trained up in the collateral management, clearing and futures businesses.

    This role is ideally suited to someone with at least two years investment banking or consulting into investment banking experience with excellent requirements elicitation, specification writing and problem solving skills to work in a highly experienced thirty person and get mentored on new product and business knowledge within investment banking.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 2+ years investment banking or consulting into investment banking experience
    • Highly advantageous to have front-office or front-office facing experience in any asset class
    • Excellent business analysis capability including requirements gathering, elicitation and specification writing
    • First class academics from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role compensated at £40,000 - £45,000 basic salary + bonus and benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/CMBA

    Oracle DBA - Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Oracle DBA - Investment Bank

    The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are expanding their Oracle Database Administration team and have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Oracle DBA to play a key role in the production and development of database servers.

    As a Oracle DBA you will be part of the global database team within the infrastructure systems operations group who are responsible for supporting nearly 6000 oracle, Sybase and SQL servers. You will be responsible for undertaking all oracle related production support and project work in an Oracle 10g to 11g environment, including Oracle RAC clusters, ASM and Exdata environments.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Very strong technical background in Oracle databases
    • In depth Oracle 10g to 11g knowledge
    • Deep knowledge of at least one of Dataguard, Performance and Tuning, Enterprise Manager, ASM, RAC cluster and RMAN
    • Large scale service environment experience
    • Very strong communication skills
    • BSc educated or higher

    This is a permanent role compensated at GBP 30,000 - 40,000 / year based central Birmingham.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/DBA

    Oracle SAP GRC Project Manager - Financial Services

    £100,000 to £124,999

    For this top tier consultancy firm we are looking for an Oracle SAP GRC Project Manager. They maintain skills in Oracle applications process design and configuration; Oracle application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and Oracle application technical architecture

    Responsibilities:

    • Supervising application design and architecture components
    • Supervising process and functional design activities
    • Creating functional requirements as an input to application design
    • Developing and testing detailed functional designs for business solution components and prototypes

    Qualifications:

    • Strong experience implementing and configuring Oracle E-Business Suite Financials applications
    • Strong experience in designing, estimating and implementing Oracle GRC solutions (AACG, CCG, TCG, PCG, GRCi)
    • Strong experience in designing, estimating Oracle E-Business suite applications implementation with two or more Financial modules
    • Oracle EBS R12 experience, including Sub Ledger Accounting
    • Consulting background with recent client facing experience
    • Audit and accounting experience within a publicly-held corporation or audit firm
    • Recent experience in Financial Services is essential
    • Experience with other financial related applications - PeopleSoft, Hyperion, JD Edwards

    London / Permanent / Ref: LB-GRC

    Data Modeller - Corporate Banking - £550 per day

    £600 to £699

    Data Modeller - Corporate Banking - £550 per day

    My client, a leading Tier 1 Transactional Bank, is currently seeking exceptional Data Modellers to join an existing book of work and assist in redefining the overall transactional banking architecture. This is an exceptional opportunity for demonstrated individuals to gain recognition across multiple areas of the organisation and to make a real impact on the extensive change agenda.

    With a major focus on making the current payment platforms more agile and flexible to meet the needs of a growing client and product base, the successful individual will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of;

    • Data architecture - specifically assisting in the design and implementation of integrated data platforms.
    • Data modelling experience; specifically designing and reverse engineering logical and physical models from both business requirements and reverse-engineering of existing databases.
    • Well-developed business and requirements analysis skills, including good communication abilities (both speaking and listening) and stakeholder management (all levels up to managing director).
    • Financial and regulatory reporting architecture; specifically design of a reporting architecture that facilitates the creation, publication and distribution of reports both on a regular basis and ad-hoc.
    • Strong payments experience (e.g SEPA, SWIFT etc.)

    To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    London / Contract / Ref: CA-1406-DMCORP

    Project Manager - Front Office Applications - £120,000 base

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Project Manager - Front Office Applications - £110,000 base

    My client, a leading front, middle and back office platform vendor are currently undergoing a period of rapid growth. They are seeking strong project managers to drive forward large, bespoke client facing implementations within major financial institutions.

    Each project is uniquely different and a high calibre project manager is required to own the full implementation process, including leading teams of developers and Business Analysts to ensure strict timelines are met and project milestones delivered within scope and budget.

    To be successful in this position, you will have experience of working for a systems vendor and driving forward implementation within a large financial institution. You will be a strong communicator with a consultative approach to project management.

    To be considered for this position, please forward you details.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1406-IMPPM

    BA/PM - Regulatory Operations Change - £70,000

    £80,000 to £89,999

    Business Analyst / Project manager - Regulatory Operations Change - £70,000

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Dynamic BA/PM with Regulatory change and Operations Control experience. This is unique opportunity to join a versatile and passionate Global team that are dealing with high profile programmes in the Regulatory space.

    To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate experience of:

    • Operations Control Environment within a Tier 1 Investment Bank or Consultancy
    • Strong Product Knowledge in wither Equities, Fixed Income, Exchange Traded Derivatives, and OTC Derivatives
    • Regulatory Operations and Compliance Change, with specific regulatory experience around:
      • FSA Transaction Reporting
      • Trade Reporting
      • Primary Dealer Reporting
      • ESMA - Short selling and position management

    To be considered for this exception opportunity, please forward your details today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search practice.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1403-BAREG

    Operations Associate - Asset Management - £65,000

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Operations Associate - Asset Management - £65,000 base salary

    The Trade and Collateral Management team has a primary responsibility for all aspects of trade flow, settlement risk management, collateral and margin settlement, and counterparty liaison. The group has extensive interaction with internal and external parties both to ensure effective oversight for existing business but also to shape and implement solutions for new products, strategies and systems.

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate experience of;

    Strong technical and market knowledge of various high touch products (Futures, Derivatives, Fixed Income and/or Equities); Liaising with traders and brokers to implement new products, trade in new markets, or re-engineer existing flows; Resolving complex market and settlement issues; Identifying opportunities to improve control, scalability and efficiency; Building relationships with outside financial institutions to improve quality and productivity of work.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1406-TRADE

    Operations Associate - Listed Derivatives - £65,000 + Bonus

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Operations Associate - Listed Derivatives - £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    My client, a leading Tier 1 Investment Bank, is currently seeking a proven associate/AVP level individual to join their Listed Derivatives Operations team to provided operational support to a wide variety of clients in the financial industry, both internal and external, in addition the bank's own Proprietary traders. With 'client experience' at the forefront of the groups philosophy all team members are encouraged to contribute strategic solutions and ideas that add to the flawless execution of the team mandate.

    To be successful in this exciting position, you will demonstrate;

    Exceptional product knowledge - Listed Derivatives trade lifecycle and expiries knowledge is compulsory - as is a deep understanding of the associated risks; Investigating and resolving complex queries raised by internal and external clients; A proven ability to streamline processes via root cause analysis; Providing input to and driving UAT testing phases; Experience of enhancing current business continuity processes across multiple regions and business lines; Experience of success within a similar role at a competitor organisation.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1406-LDOPS

    Associate - Regulatory Reporting & Monitoring - £65,000 Base

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Associate - Regulatory Reporting & Monitoring - £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    The key responsibilities for the group will include;

    Disclosures to various markets and major shareholders; Transaction reporting to regulators, Trade support for specific trade exceptions; Final checks before reports are submitted to markets. In addition to this the team is involved with strategic project work on an ad-hoc basis.

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate detailed experience of;

    Governance and procedures; Reporting to external parties within strict timelines, an exceptional understanding of governance and procedures and regulatory pressures being faced, migration of regulatory operations, some oversight of project work and an ability to gain buy in from senior stakeholders.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1406-REP

    Process Architect/Analyst - PM (Lean/Six Sigma)

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Great opportunity to join a tier one global investment bank and help them deliver the strategic vision for the business architecture, please read on

    Our client a tier one Investment Bank requires an experienced Business Architect, Process Consultant, or an indivudla with experience in designing solutions with a focus upon BPR, BPM, organisational change including process mapping and process re-engineering (roles and responsibilities).

    It would be beneficial if you have some form of experience within Finance change, although this is not essential. Perhaps you have studied to be an accoutnant in the past, or perhaps you have delivered cross functional solutions designs that have covered the finance function. However, if you are more of a process specialist this is also fine. Moreover, it would be expected that you have previously designed Target Operating Models (TOM).

    You will be expected to influence the strategy team in defining the target function's organisation along with roles and responsibilities. Define the target processes around exploitation of information. Define the target function's governance. Define the target function's enablers. Liaise with other architects to ensure the business, data and IT architecture are aligned and support the vision.

    The successful may or may not be a qualified accountant, but will have:. Experience of defining Business Architectures, Target Operating Models. The ability to translate business requirements into IT jargon. Ability to translate MI/Analytics business requirements into business architecture solutions.

    If this is you, please send your latest CV Alexander Ash Consulting.

    London / Permanent / Ref: UPBPR

    Senior Communications Manager - Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Communications Manager to plan, implement and lead the banks communication strategy. You will need to be able to write steering committee 'decks' around the strategy and all communications for very large programmes. These desks will be communicated with the Executive committee so you will need to be extremely detailed.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an Agency for the purpose of this advert

    "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 08

    Business Analyst - Securities - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst who has experience working in Securities. You will need to have outstanding knowledge of front to back operational process flows, experience of performing business analysis for Securities, Senior Stakeholder Management and you must have Investment Banking experience as a Business Analyst.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Team, with a large book of work. If you are after a challenging and unique environment this is the opportunity for you.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 08

    Contract - Business Analyst/Project Manager

    £20,000 to £29,999

    *Urgent Contract* Business Analyst/Project Manager - Investment Banking - London - £750 P/D

    My client, a tier one Investment Bank are currently looking for high calibre Business Analysts/Project Managers to Provide cross asset / cross functional project management and business analysis services as part of the business model change initiative.

    The main responsibilities of the role require you to understand and document current business processes, problem statements and build the business case for change for business re-engineering initiatives.

    You must possess:

    • A solid understanding of Front to Back processes
    • Working experience with Trade Booking, Trade Entity or Trade Capture
    • A Strong Background of Business Processes
    • KPI's, ROI's, Reconcilitation, clearing, settlements and affirmation

    You will work closely with the Programme Director, project manage the delivery of change initiatives (process, technology, data) identified in the business case as well as with the technology partners to assess and understand their programme dependencies on business model & behaviour change and align delivery of business change to enable infrastructure groups to realize cost and efficiency targets on time and within budget.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-GEN-1206

    Client On-Boarding/ Regulatory Business Analyst

    £500 to £599

    Client On-Boarding/ Regulatory Business Analyst. This Tier 1 Investment Bank require a Business Analyst to work on regulatory initiatives and change within client on-boarding. You will be involved in end to end analysis within this team which will include gathering requirements from the business, testing, writing documentation and managing stakeholders.

    The ideal candidate would have several years experience as a Business Analyst and will have worked in operations change. You will ideally have worked on regulatory projects recently especially Dodd-Frank and FATCA. Experience in client on-boarding will also be beneficial. You must have business change experience and recent Investment Banking experience is essential.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK CLIE-ONB

    Contract - Business Analyst/Project Manager

    £20,000 to £29,999

    *Urgent Contract* Business Analyst/Project Manager - Investment Banking - London - £750 P/D

    My client, a tier one Investment Bank are currently looking for high calibre Business Analysts/Project Managers to Provide cross asset / cross functional project management and business analysis services as part of the business model change initiative.

    The main responsibilities of the role require you to understand and document current business processes, problem statements and build the business case for change for business re-engineering initiatives.

    You must possess strong product knowledge and a solid understanding of the front to back processes

    You will work closely with the Programme Director, project manage the delivery of change initiatives (process, technology, data) identified in the business case as well as with the technology partners to assess and understand their programme dependencies on business model & behaviour change and align delivery of business change to enable infrastructure groups to realize cost and efficiency targets on time and within budget.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-GEN-1206

    Private Banking Executive - Wealth Management - Contract

    £300 to £399

    To be successful for this role. you must have:

    Private Banking experience

    An understanding of Wealth Products

    Experience of working with Wealth Organisations - service providers

    An understanding of Wealth risk and control frameworks and procedures.

    Strong knowledge of Bnking and Operational procedures - coupled with knowledge and expreince of leding and security requirements.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-PrivateBanking_Ex

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Tier one Investment Bank - West Midlands

    An opportunity has arisen in the Credit Risk Technology & Change department of a major global bank for an experienced and self-motivated Business Analyst.

    Credit Risk is responsible for managing credit risks and recommending risk appetite for the bank within an effective credit risk framework.

    You must:

    • Understand the end to end Counterparty Credit Risk process and how indicators are used to support this process
    • Support sign-off of business requirements
    • Liaise with programme / project managers, clients, functional analysts and developers as appropriate to ensure solution design and implementation is in line with the business requirements
    • Support the creation of business cases outlining cost impacts and value drivers of proposed solutions
    • Support the preparation of feasibility studies and estimates
    • Support and co-ordinates UAT, defining testing requirements together with the QA & Testing Team as well as the clients
    • Perform data analysis to support tasks as required
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-WBA1-0305

    Change Manager- Equities (Cash and derivatives) - Contract - IB

    £600 to £699

    To be successful for this role, you must have:

    Strong Business Analysis and Project Management Experience.

    Knowledge of Equities (Cash and derivatives) and how they work from trade capture down to settlement

    Experience of process improvement analysis and business process reengineering

    Any Regulatory experience (Dodd Frank/EMIR) would be advantageous

    Strong Communications skills

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-Equity_Derivs

    Programme Manager - Front to Back - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    A Tier 1 investment Bank is looking for a Front to Back Programme Manager. You will need to be able to demonstrate clear and concise understanding of the Trade life cycle and Trade data elements with the ability to identify main systems and data sourcing across.

    You will need to have experience of:

    • Managing Data Business Analysts to investigate key data feeds from the main trade systems.
    • Understanding of front to back trade flow across OTC Equities and OTC Rates
    • Managing difficult stakeholders cross function and challenging Data owners

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Alexander Ash is acting as an Agency for the purpose of this advert

    "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 07

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £700 to £799

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Infrastructure/Technical Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Integration / Middleware Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £700 to £799

    Integration / Middleware Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Integration / Middleware Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Infrastructure/Technical Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering payments regulation change projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards.

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Infrastructure/Technical Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering payments regulation change projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards. Role will involve some travel to London

    Scotland / Permanent / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Business Analyst - Client Onboarding / Regulatory

    £500 to £599

    For this large Investment Bank we are looking for a Business Analyst with strong Client Onboarding experience. The role is provide support to one or more projects across the Operations Regulatory Initiatives and Client Onboarding Change Management team, and to contribute to the development and implementation of the global client strategy.

    The role requires a Business Analysis skill set to get involved in the analysis, process reengineering through to management of UAT and go-live.

    The candidate will:

    - Work with the business at the inception stage of the projects to help to articulate benefit cases and create initiation documents

    - Be responsible for gathering business requirements from the global stakeholders

    - Liaise with IT to help them to create functional specifications

    - Prepare for and run the User Acceptance Testing phases of projects

    - Carry out required pre and post go-live activities as appropriate

    Stakeholder management is a key element to the role; the candidate will provide input into status reports and may be required to facilitate working groups.

    Typical projects within the stream include: - working with a wide group of internal stakeholders to document and implement data and client classification requirements to support Dodd Frank regulations; making improvements to existing Client Onboarding tools or looking after Small Change enhancements for a particular run the bank team.

    Main Duties

    • Assist in all relevant stages of the Project lifecycle incl: analysis, design, test & deployment/go-live
    • Responsible for the development and communication of the Client Onboarding offering with key shareholders and users in the region
    • Assist with the engagement and assessment of new requirements or processes
    • Deliver change in line with the agreed approach
    • Establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders and sponsors within global business units and IT delivery teams
    • Identify and act on opportunities to deliver efficiencies, reduce timescales and improve flows between business areas
    • Continually assess their processes with a view to implement improvements
    • Ensure that tasks are carried out in accordance within risk and control guidelines
    • Help to identify areas where capacity can be increased within client reference data through process reengineering
    • Develop a commercial culture and provide guidance and training for developing staff across each region for adopting pragmatic techniques

    Person Requirements

    * Regulatory Program / Client Onboarding or Reference Data experience in an investment banking context

    * Strategic and future state model development

    * Data quality and cleanup/migration experience on large scale projects

    London / Contract / Ref: LB-COBDF

    Business Analyst - Client on-boarding - Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a client on-boarding Business Analyst. This is fantastic opportunity to join a Global Investment Bank that has exciting book of work over the next couple of years.

    To be successful in this role you will need to have experience in the full project lifecycle, client on-boarding, excellent stakeholder management and a proven track record of delivering client on-boarding projects.

    You will need to have Investment Banking experience to be considered for this position

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 01

    Test Manager - Investment Bank - Front to Back

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Front to Back Test Manager with Investment Banking experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Bank with an outstanding book of work. You will to have an outstanding Front to Back knowledge of investment banks along with vast experience of Test management.

    You will be working closely with the Business Analysis team to ensure the project is delivered on time and in budget. You will be testing the new processes, test data preparation and completing test plans.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 05

    eCommerce Java Technical SME

    £60,000 to £69,999

    eCommerce Java Technical SME

    A major wholesale back are undertaking a major strategic eCommerce programme for the foreign exchange and money market business and requires a full lifecycle technical SME to develop applications for the retail, corporate and commercial channels.

    You will be responsible for all aspects of the application lifecycle, including analyzing requirements, designing solutions, building and then post implementation 3rd line support.

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Full software development experience from requirements through to support
    • Strong core Java
    • Knowledge of Java web stack: JSP, Servlets, Spring, jQuery, Javascript, HTML
    • Knowledge of Finance/eCommerce systems
    • FX and MM knowledge advantageous
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent role at GBP 40,000 - 60,000 based central London.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/Tr/06/13/ECSME

    Electronic Markets: Exchange Connectivity+Execution Strategist

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Electronic Markets: Exchange Connectivity + Execution Strategist - Investment Bank

    The newly restructured electronic trading function of a top tier investment bank are consolidating a number of their electronic trading platforms and have a unique opportunity for senior electronic markets / exchange connectivity specialist to provide expertise on how to tune, accelerate and improve the performance of their trading platforms and processes.

    As an Exchange Connectivity strategist in the electronic markets function you will be responsible for creating measurable improvements to market execution strategies and the connectivity layer, demonstrating how to improve the fill rate of the limit order targeted top of the book quotes, identifying deficiencies in the current trade processing and connectivity plant and introducing an improvement plan, optimizing transaction costs, maximizing exchange rebates and reducing market impacts.

    This role is ideally suited to an ex-developer with deep knowledge of C++ fundamentals, or an ex-trader/quant with a very strong development background who has a deep understanding of the "micro" aspects of electronic markets including: Market micro structure, internal venue architecture, price formation, market data distribution per specific venue and market tick processing / order submission acceleration.

    You should apply for this role if you have at least five of the following:

    • Deep knowledge of electronic markets micro structure and internal venue architecture
    • Strong understanding of price formation and market data distribution per specific venue
    • Expertise in how to accelerate market ticks processing and order submissions
    • A track record of implementing business performance enhancing execution strategies and tuning the connectivity layer
    • Ability to analyze and correlate market data with transactional data
    • Ability to experiment with trading strategies, order types and price discovery algorithms
    • Ability to back test these strategies and maintain the proper price reporting
    • Technical knowledge of SQL, kdb, Q, perl, python, shell or C++
    • Knowledge of FX preferable, but this is the least important requirement

    This is a contract opportunity for initially six months, but likely to be for the long-term, at £600-800/day. More expensive candidates should also apply.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/EMS

    Java - Application Development - FX/MM/ Retail & Corporate Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    To be successful, you must have:

    Previous Finance - ideally eCommerce systems with FX MM experience.

    Hands-on experience on all stages of system development

    And the following technical skills:

    Strong Java

    Technical: JSPs, Servlets, Oracle PL/SQL, jQuery / JavaScript frameworks, HTML, JPA/Hibernate, JAXB, XML, XSLT, Unix, Shell Scripting

    Experience with Frameworks such as Spring / Guice

    Knowledge of Spring Integration

    Containers: WebLogic, TomCat

    IDEs: Eclipse / STS, PL/SQL Developer

    Maven for building

    JUnit for testing

    Mockito, JMock, EasyMock for mocking.

    Bonus: AJAX, HTML 5, Crystal Reports

    Experience with development infrastructure:

    TeamCity for build,

    JIRA for tracking,

    Subversion for source control,

    Sonar for stats / quality,

    Nexus for dependency management,

    Confluence for documentation.

    Experience with Webservices, MQ, XML / XSD, Trading APIs

    Knowledge of Scrum, Agile, Kanban, TDD, Continuous delivery and enterprise design

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-Ecom-FX-MM

    Project Manager - Location Strategy - Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    A tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Project Manager with Location Strategy experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global team who has a large book of work. You will need to have experience of developing organisation designs, location strategy and designing Target Operating Models and outstanding knowledge of operations.

    You will need to have investment banking experience to be considered for this role.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 12

    Windows Desktop Engineer Imaging SCCM MCSE MCTS AD London

    £300 to £399

    Windows Desktop Engineer Imaging SCCM MCSE MCTS AD London. A Global IT Services company requires a Desktop Consultant / Engineer with strong windows 7& 8 Imaging experience. You must have the following qualifications : Windows 7 and / or Windows 8 Certified, SCCM certified and AD certified, MCSE or MCTS on Windows 2003, 2008, 2012.

    skills required :

    • Strong knowledge in Win 7 / Win 8 Operating System Administration
    • Strong knowledge in tools viz. MDT, SCCM, imageX, DISM, Altiris, etc.
    • Strong knowledge in image build and test, troubleshooting skills, image modifications (driver / file injection etc.)
    • Strong knowledge in task sequence creation and customization
    • Strong knowledge in deployment tools viz. SCCM, MDT, Altiris etc.
    • Strong knowledge of Active Directory and Windows Servers
    • Good understanding of networking concepts
    • Good knowledge in VBscripting or PowerShell scripting
    • Manage team (onsite and offshore) and ensure deliverables are met on time
    • Strong communication & presentation skills.
    • Strong experience in Win 7 / Win 8 OS Administration
    • Strong experience in image creation and testing, and related documentations
    • Strong experience in imaging tools with respect to Win 7 / Win 8 migration
    • Strong experience in deployment tools with respect to Win 7 / Win 8 migration
    • Strong experience in Active Directory and Windows Servers
    • Good understanding of networking concepts
    • Good knowledge in VBscripting or PowerShell scripting
    • Good project management skills

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:DesktopCondImag

    Desktop Windows Engineer SCCM Packaging Deployment Manchester

    £300 to £399

    Desktop Windows Engineer SCCM Packaging Deployment Manchester. A Global IT services company requires a Desktop Engineer with Packaging, Imaging, Deployment, Scripting, SCCM, Reporting and Device Management experience. You will be responsible for delivering System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and related device management solutions to build the next generation device and software management solution. The ideal candidate should have at least 2-3 years of experience with SMS /SCCM. This candidate should possess a solid working knowledge of Microsoft platforms products Windows 2003/2008 Operating Systems. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a passion and proficiency for advanced System Management skills to impact systems architectures, investigate system-wide technical problems, and develop new features. The successful candidate will also have experience with the evaluation, design, and upgrading of several technologies used to create, manage, update, monitor, and report on Windows desktop configurations.

    * Critical Skills Include:

    o SCCM 2007/2012 deployment and infrastructure knowledge including troubleshooting, design, and implementation experience

    o Desktop imaging using BDD/MDT 2007

    o SMS Packaging updates

    o Deploying updates with Systems Management Server or System Center Configuration Manager

    o Reporting with Systems Management Center Systems Management Server or SCCM 2007

    o Scripting experience

    o Knowledge of Sysprep, WinPE, and image deployment methods such as Lite-Touch

    o Packaging experience should include Wise Studio, but Install Shield experience may be substituted, along with VBscript and SMS packaging

    o Deployment experience should be Systems Management Server and or System Center Configuration Manager

    o Reporting experience should be based on the SMS database

    * This role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to architect a solution by mapping a customer business problem to an end-to-end technology solution. The individual will diagnose and correct performance problems. Each consulting engagement is customized to serve the client's unique needs. The role requires a technically strong Consultant who is resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skill in design and deployment of Infrastructure solutions.

    North West / Contract / Ref: BenP:

    Incident Manager Payments Banking CHAPS BACS Faster Payments

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Incident Manager Payments Banking CHAPS BACS Faster Payments. A Global IT Services Company that specialises in Financial Service and Banking requires an experienced Incident Manager who has extensive end to end experience of UK Payments platforms: BACS, CHAPS and Faster Payments. You must have experience supporting and resolving incidents on Banking Payments platforms. This roles requires very senior stakeholder management so excellent communication skills are paramount as is experience dealing with major incidents and case to case incidents. This role will give you the opportunity to work in a fast paced and challenging environment and potentially has a fast track to promotion.

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:IncidentManager

    Contract - Risk and Control Change Manager - London

    £600 to £699

    *URGENT* Contract - Risk and Control Change Manager - London - £600 P/D

    My client, a tier one investment bank is currently looking for a Risk and Control Change Manager to join the Regulatory Risk and Control Operations Change Team working on a number of Fed Regulatory Initiatives. You will work on the significant project workload, with the opportunity to get involved in a range of project activities from process re-engineering, business requirements definition, project planning and management, test planning and execution and business implementation. You must have proven experience in change management.

    Duties include:

    • Project management of regulatory or risk & control project deliveries to meet business objectives and industry deadlines.
    • Business analysis - Translate regulations into business requirements. Documentation and analysis using appropriate tools and techniques.
    • Design and document business processes for new world view post regulation implementations.
    • Execution - Working with core team from the business, agree defined action plan with owners and dates and follow through to delivery
    • Communication - ensuring all key stakeholders understand project milestones, risks and issues
    • Working with IT, Finance, the Business and cross-asset colleagues to ensure coordinated Front to Back delivery
    You must have:
    • Experience in change management across an international investment bank and / or a major consulting firm within financial services
    • Regulatory and/or internal control experience
    • Strong business analysis skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.


    London / Contract / Ref: SM-RISKMAN-0706

    Business Analyst - Strategic Development - Regulatory Reporting

    £500 to £599

    *URGENT* Contract -Business Analyst - Strategic Development - Regulatory Reporting - Tier 1 Investment Bank - London

    My Client, a tier one investment bank are currently looking for a high calibre Business Analyst to sit in the Regulatory Reporting team which is responsible for the production of all UK FSA Regulatory Reporting of capital adequacy (RWA) and large exposures. The team sits alongside the standard line reporting function there are strategic development and capital management support functions within the team.

    The primary nature of this role will be to act as project interface between line SMEs, change management teams, technology and other stakeholders (e.g. Credit, Operations). Key responsibilities will include:

    • Develop a clear understanding of project requirements to the extent that the individual can be considered a supplementary SME
    • Provide detailed input to the documentation of business requirements in relation to specific CRDIV rules
    • Complete User Acceptance testing of changes implemented to Regulatory systems
    • Get involved in impact analysis and help with the system development for the new rule changes, particularly in relation to the creation of expected results and the explanation of differences.
    • Develop and enhance the daily Basel 3 CRDIV business process to ensure that it runs as efficiently as possible.
    You would ideally hold 3/4 years Banking experience with at least 2 years FSA regulatory reporting experience, or experience in a capital management function with detailed understanding of technical regulatory rules.

    Knowledge and understanding of upcoming Regulatory rule changes, particularly Basel III/CRD IV

    Accounting qualification (CIMA or ACA or ACCA)

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.


    London / Contract / Ref: SM-STRAT-DEV-06

    Business Analyst - Fund Services - Dodd Frank - Contract

    £600 to £699

    To be successful, you must have:

    Domain experience from Fund Services - Administration, Custody, Trustee, Fund Services, Asset Management,
    and Experience of working on Regularity Projects - Dodd Frank is desirable.
    Strong Change Management Experience

    London / Contract / Ref: KB - Fund Services -

    Data Modeller/Data Analytics/ Top Tier Investment Bank - AVP

    £60,000 to £69,999

    In order to be considered, you must have:

    Data Architecture experience

    Data Modelling experience specifically with the design of logical and physical models - derived from business requirements and reverse-engineering of existing databases.

    Good communications skills (verbal and listening) are paramount for the job holder. This role is will involve working with a diverse community of Senior Stakeholders and in addition, reporting into an Architect who has come from a Consulting background.

    The ability to understand SQL systems and have the ability to extract data.

    This is a good opportunity for someone who has a good Data Modelling experience and is now looking to take the next step in building the career within this domain - Data Architecture, working directly with a wide spread of business functions.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-DataModeller-FS

    Senior QA - AVP/VP

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Quality Assurance Officer - Investment Banking - West Midlands

    My Client, a Tier 1 investment Bank is currently looking for a Quality Assurance Officer.You will be responsible for the expansion of existing systems, the development of new systems and concepts. You must come from a Banking/Investment Banking background

    You will Posess:

    • Strong IT skills including use of Microsoft packages, Lotus Notes, and DMS systems
    • Excellent level of attention to detail
    • Strong prioritisation skills
    • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal stakeholders
    • Highly-accurate
    • Supervisory / management skills
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Good problem-solving skills and use of initiative
    • Good interpersonal and managerial skills
    Alexander ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-QA-0606

    Senior Data Analyst - Big Data Analytics - Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Senior Data Analyst - Big Data Analytics - Investment Bank

    A top tier investment bank are undertaking a huge strategic programme to identify inefficiencies in their front-to-back trade data flow to reduce the number of trade exceptions. To do this they are analyzing huge data sets from core systems and are creating processes and models around the data in order to identify recurring inefficiencies.

    They require an academically excellent and experienced Senior Data Analyst to utilize Lavastorm and Hadoop technology and to analyze huge amounts of trade data and be able to sport recurring inefficiencies quickly.

    You should apply for this role if you are.

    • PhD educated in computer science, mathematics, statistics
    • Experience analyzing and manipulating very large data sets in a real world environment
    • 5+ years work experience, more experienced candidates encouraged to apply
    • Any experience with big data /analytics platforms (i.e. Lavastorm or Hadoop)

    This is a contract opportunity, depending on level, compensated at GBP 500-1000 per day.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/BDA

    Global Service Delivery Manager - Electronic Messaging Data

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Global Service Delivery Manager - Electronic Messaging Data, Investment Bank

    The Birmingham offices of a top tier investment bank are undergoing a major strategic transformation and as part of their location strategy are relocating a business critical role for a Service Delivery Manager for their electronic messaging data function from London to Birmingham.

    As a Global Service Delivery Manager you will manage a team of ten people, dispersed between the US, APAC and EMEA, to ensure that the day-to-day service for the capture, retention and recovery of electronic data to meet legal compliance and regulatory requirements is provided with an optimum service level to the business stakeholders. You will also be responsible for managing a multi-million euro global budget and cost allocation model, managing an external vendor to ensure they meet the contracted service level targets and managing relationships with key business stakeholders across legal, compliance, security and HR personnel.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Deep service delivery management experience
    • Experience managing a technical team within a global operations context
    • Extensive knowledge of Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange and Instant Messaging
    • Vendor message data capture and retention products for email and instant messaging experience
    • Extensive experience managing a technology vendor and knowledge of associated governance controls
    • Broad understanding of Regulatory Retention policies and Data Protection laws
    • Degree in Computer Science or IT-related discipline

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham compensated at GBP 60,000 - 75,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/SDM

    Thunderhead Lead/Developer

    £600 to £699

    *URGENT* Contract - Thunderhead lead/Developer - Paris Based - Banking - £700 P/D

    My Client a Tier 1 Investment Bank are currently looking for a Thunderhead Lead/Developer, you should come from a Banking/Financial services background.

    Some of the essential skills include:

    • Create the platforms for Thunderhead
    • Create the Templates
    • Data Correlation
    • Experience in Equity Derivatives
    You would idealy be based in Paris. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    France / Contract / Ref: SM-THUN-0606

    European Service Delivery Lead - Collaboration Services

    £70,000 to £79,999

    European Service Delivery Lead - Collaboration Services (Email / Instant Messaging), Investment Bank, Birmingham

    The Birmingham offices of a top tier investment bank are undergoing a major strategic transformation and as part of their location strategy are relocating a business critical role for a Service Delivery Lead for their collaboration service from London to Birmingham.

    As a Service Delivery Lead for the EMEA region, you will be responsible for establishing an operating model for a new vendor service for the banks email and instant messaging products, integrating these into the banks mobile device and wider collaboration product sets, and establishing the acceptance of this service into production on a 24x7 support model based on ITIL best practice.

    You will manage both a team of technical subject matter experts providing technical support and governance and the external vendor's delivery of services to ensure they meet the contracted service level targets as well as managing relationships with key business stakeholders.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Deep service delivery management experience
    • Extensive knowledge of Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange and Instant Messaging Products
    • Experience leading a technical team within a global operations context
    • Knowledge of ITIL best practice and operating a service within the framework
    • Experience managing business relationships in a global environment
    • BSc educated or higher in Computer Science or an IT-related discipline

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham compensated at GBP 55,000 - 70,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/SDL

    CSD/ Securities Business Analyst

    £500 to £599

    CSD/ Securities Business Analyst. This Tier 1 Investment Bank require an experienced Business Analyst to work within their Securities change team. This team are currently involved in post-trade strategy and regulatory work in particualr CSDR. You will be responsible for analysis on a CSD project which will include requirements gathering, testing, documentation and managing stakeholders.

    To be suitable you should be able to understand regulatory requirements and translate them into benchmarking standards against which gap analysis work can be performed. You must have a strong understanding of products settled with securities including equities and fixed income and ideally a background in operations. Knowledge of CSD or T2S would be highly beneficial but an understanding of regulations in the securities industry is required. You must have Investment Banking experience.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK SETCSD

    Incident Manager Payments Banking CHAPS BACS Faster Payments

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Incident Manager Payments Banking CHAPS BACS Faster Payments. A Global Bank requires an Incident Manager with experience of Middleware and Integration, Payments Platforms (CHAPS BACS Faster Payments) and Supporting and resolving incidents on payments platforms. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience to senior Director level. You must know payments platforms end to end.

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:IncidentManager

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Infrastructure/Technical Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering payments regulation change projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards. Role will involve some travel to London

    Scotland / Permanent / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Infrastructure/Technical Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering payments regulation change projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards.

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Equities - Front Office

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst/Project Manager with Equities experience. The position sits within Front Office, so you would need to have experience of dealing with Front Office Stakeholders. You will also need experience in communicating business requirements across the technology community. You must be currently working for an Investment Bank to be considered for this role.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

    • Senior Stakeholder management across business, operations and cross-functional technology teams
    • Consulting with the businesses to drive business strategies forward through the optimal use of technology.
    • Analyse business processes, products and operations to create detailed business requirements.
    • Contributes in defining test strategy and testing approach for assigned projects.
    • Proactively supports knowledge sharing within the team and across IB Technology

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 06

    Big Data Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is after a Big Data Analyst to join a Global Team. You will need to have experience of data mining, data processing, data staging and detailed statistical analysis.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

    • Identifying big data methodologies and finding the best solution to the problem at hand.
    • Implementing the data analysis and building data models.
    • Articulating the results in easy to communicate, visually articulate formats to a wide variety of audiences.
    • Documenting your work

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 01

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £700 to £799

    Infrastructure/Technical Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Infrastructure/Technical Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Integration / Middleware Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking

    £700 to £799

    Integration / Middleware Architect Payments BACS CHAPS Banking. A Global Bank requires a technically strong Integration / Middleware Architect who has a minimum of 2 to 4 years current payments platforms experience to include CHAPS, BACS and Faster Payments. You must have extensive experience of architecting and designing enhancements to UK Banking Payments Platforms (Applications). You must be able to look at a payments platform and applications and understand the current issues, work out the solutions and then do the design/architecture to resolve all issues. You must have excellent stakeholder management experience and experience delivering projects, managing development teams and have a thorough understanding of Banks IT architecture governance standards.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ArchPayments

    Corporate Actions/Asset Services SME - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    A Top-Tier Investment Bank are seeking a Corporate Actions/Asset Servicing Subject Matter Expert to work on a strategic programme for the Asset Services processing for the Global Markets Equity business.

    Essential Experience require

    You MUST have:

    A minimum of 5 years experience specifically with Asset Servicing/Corporate Actions experience

    Investment Banking Experience

    Detailed knowledge of one or more aspects of corporate actions processing.

    This is a good opportunity for someone who has line experience as a Corporate Actions/Asset Servicing SME and would now like to move into Projects/Change Management.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB:Corporate Actions

    Risk and Controls Business Analyst/ Project Manager

    £600 to £699

    Risk and Controls Business Analyst/ Project Manager- A Tier 1 Investment Bank require an experience Project Manager/ Business Analyst to join their risk and controls change team who focus on regulatory projects within operations. This will be a varied role where you will have the chance to work on business process re-engineering, project planning and test planning.

    To be suitable for this position you must have risk and controls experience and have exposure to regulatory projects within operations. You must be an experienced Business Analyst and Project Manager who has worked on projects throughout the full lifecycle. Prime brokerage or equity product knowledge would be beneficial. You MUST have extensive and recent Investment Banking experience to be considered.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK REGCON

    Business Analyst - Data Modelling - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £60,000 to £69,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for Business Analyst with extensive Data Modelling experience within the Finance function. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team with an outstanding book of work over the next 3 years.

    You will need to have:

    • A proven business analysis and problem solving skills within an Investment Bank either direct or working on site through a consultancy.
    • Extensive experience in data modeling, business process and requirement analysis / documentation
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Data Models, Information Models, Data Dictionaries and Data Glossaries
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Business Process Models
    • A proven experience managing Senior Stakeholders.
    • Strong Finance function experience (accountancy qualification nice to have)

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 1 - 10

    Director Business Data Architect - Reference Data

    £150,000 to £199,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Director Business Data Architect. You will need to have a proven track record of designing a Target Operating Model for Reference Data within an Investment Bank. You will also need to have outstanding Senior Stakeholder Management.

    YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE INVESTMENT BANKING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 03 - 02

    Business Analyst - Securities - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst who has experience working in Securities. You will need to have outstanding knowledge of front to back operational process flows, experience of performing business analysis for Securities, Senior Stakeholder Management and you must have Investment Banking experience as a Business Analyst.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Team, with a large book of work. If you are after a challenging and unique environment this is the opportunity for you.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 08

    Consultant - Global Investment Bank - Birmingham

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My client a Global Tier 1 Investment Bank are seeking change consultants with either consulting experience or banking experience with cross functional knowledge. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work with a Tier 1 Investment Bank with an easy commute into Birmingham.

    This role sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business. The team consists of senior project and programme managers who are responsible for the mobilisation, planning, delivery, governance and advisory of cross functional change initiatives projects that address issues common to multiple businesses e.g. regulatory compliance, static data, IT architecture and off-shoring.

    As well as providing change and programme management expertise, they add value to the business by working closely with service providers (e.g. Finance, IT, Operations, Legal Regulatory and Compliance) to ensure change is fully integrated into the bank from front-office to back-office.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 20

    PMO - Investment Banking

    £60,000 to £69,999

    The PMO ensures that the proper controls and processes are in place and adhered to in order to facilitate the on-going management of the program in line with best-practice Program Management methodologies. This includes all budgeting and resource management responsibilities but also monitoring and managing the health of the Programme including threats to successful delivery.
    The PMO ensures that the senior stakeholders are kept adequately informed of the status of the Programme through establishing effective reporting and escalation processes.

    Additionally you will facilitate the smooth process of on-boarding and exiting of resources to the Program through suitable on-boarding processes and documentation, security management including access, permissions and controls, and knowledge management.

    it essential that applicants have both experience of working with an investment Bank as well as working (applied) knowledge of the project lifecycle.

    AlexanderAsh is acting as an agency.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-PMO2-0406

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - IT

    £500 to £599

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Tier one Investment Bank - West Midlands

    An opportunity has arisen in the Credit Risk Technology & Change department of a major global bank for an experienced and self-motivated Business Analyst.

    Credit Risk is responsible for managing credit risks and recommending risk appetite for the bank within an effective credit risk framework.

    You must:

    • Understand the end to end Counterparty Credit Risk process and how indicators are used to support this process
    • Support sign-off of business requirements
    • Liaise with programme / project managers, clients, functional analysts and developers as appropriate to ensure solution design and implementation is in line with the business requirements
    • Support the creation of business cases outlining cost impacts and value drivers of proposed solutions
    • Support the preparation of feasibility studies and estimates
    • Support and co-ordinates UAT, defining testing requirements together with the QA & Testing Team as well as the clients
    • Perform data analysis to support tasks as required
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Contract / Ref: SM-WBA3-0406

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - IT

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Tier one Investment Bank - West Midlands

    An opportunity has arisen in the Credit Risk Technology & Change department of a major global bank for an experienced and self-motivated Business Analyst.

    Credit Risk is responsible for managing credit risks and recommending risk appetite for the bank within an effective credit risk framework.

    You must:

    • Understand the end to end Counterparty Credit Risk process and how indicators are used to support this process
    • Support sign-off of business requirements
    • Liaise with programme / project managers, clients, functional analysts and developers as appropriate to ensure solution design and implementation is in line with the business requirements
    • Support the creation of business cases outlining cost impacts and value drivers of proposed solutions
    • Support the preparation of feasibility studies and estimates
    • Support and co-ordinates UAT, defining testing requirements together with the QA & Testing Team as well as the clients
    • Perform data analysis to support tasks as required
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-WBA1-0305

    Credit Risk Business Analyst - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Credit Risk Business Analyst - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are undertaking a major expansion of their Credit Risk Change and IT team and require an IT-focused business analyst understand the bank's credit risk systems and work with the business to analyse their requirements and requests, identifying and assessing change needs.

    As a Business Analyst you will be responsible for full lifecycle business analysis activities, from gathering and document requirements, obtaining sign-off, liaising with programme managers, supporting business case outlining, feasibility studies, UAT and data analysis.

    You will have the opportunity to work in a premier global banking institution with excellent benefits and a great working culture.

    You should apply for this role if you have/are:

    • 5+ years financial services business analysis experience
    • Any kind of financial risk experience, preferably wholesale but also retail
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Any knowledge of credit processes in capital markets is highly advantageous
    • Any knowledge of derivatives also advantageous
    • Excellent technical degree from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham city center, compensated at £42,000 - £58,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/CRBA

    Management Information Strategy - Programme Manager, Investment

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Management Information Strategy - Programme Manager, Investment Bank

    The Birmingham offices of a top tier investment bank are undertaking a major strategic programme to improve front office controls in the EMEA region and have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Management Information specialist to manage their strategic MI programme.

    As a Programme Manager you will be responsible for full lifecycle programme delivery for the strategic MI programme, from ensuring the business case is scoped all the way through execution, delivery and completion. You will be responsible for direct and matrix management of resources, wherein people development is the number one priority.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Previous experience running a management information strategy programme
    • Vendor MI tool implementation experience
    • Track record of managing, coaching and mentoring junior staff
    • Control / Risk experience within financial services a plus
    • BSc. educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a permanent opportunity at the Vice President level compensated at £65,000 - £75,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/MISPM

    Senior Business Analyst

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Tier one Investment Bank - West Midlands

    An opportunity has arisen in the Credit Risk Technology & Change department of a major global bank for an experienced and self-motivated Business Analyst.

    Credit Risk is responsible for managing credit risks and recommending risk appetite for the bank within an effective credit risk framework.

    You must:

    • Understand the end to end Counterparty Credit Risk process and how indicators are used to support this process
    • Support sign-off of business requirements
    • Liaise with programme / project managers, clients, functional analysts and developers as appropriate to ensure solution design and implementation is in line with the business requirements
    • Support the creation of business cases outlining cost impacts and value drivers of proposed solutions
    • Support the preparation of feasibility studies and estimates
    • Support and co-ordinates UAT, defining testing requirements together with the QA & Testing Team as well as the clients
    • Perform data analysis to support tasks as required
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-WBA1-0305

    Director Consultant - Big 4 Consultancy - Capital Markets

    £150,000 to £199,999

    My Client a Big 4 Consulting are looking for a Director Level Project/Programme Manager who has consulting experience. This role sits within their Capital Markets team and are looking to bring in experience consultants to build out their Global team.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 05 - 03

    Associate - Regulatory Reporting & Monitoring - £65,000 Base

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Associate - Regulatory Reporting & Monitoring - £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    The key responsibilities for the group will include;

    Disclosures to various markets and major shareholders; Transaction reporting to regulators, Trade support for specific trade exceptions; Final checks before reports are submitted to markets. In addition to this the team is involved with strategic project work on an ad-hoc basis.

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate detailed experience of;

    Governance and procedures; Reporting to external parties within strict timelines, an exceptional understanding of governance and procedures and regulatory pressures being faced, migration of regulatory operations, some oversight of project work and an ability to gain buy in from senior stakeholders.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-0306-REP

    Business Process Design Engineer - Operations - £70,000 base

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Business Process Design Engineer - Operations - £70,000 base

    My client, a leading global Investment Bank are undergoing large scale change to improve and industrialize process, systems and data across the organisation. This is a bank wide initiative driven from senior management and touching on all functions of the bank. The organisation are fundamentally changing how they want do what they do with specific goals they want to achieve, some of which include; Functional Technology Platform Governance, Digitalization of operations, Automation and Process Consistency.

    This role sits within the industrialization stream for operations - where they are seeking an individual with experience in business process analysis in order to integrate design standards, approaches and tools.

    The role is for an exceptional Business Process Engineer/Analyst to join a newly formed team responsible for establishing a holistic Business Process Management capability within Operations.

    To be successful in this position, you will demonstrate experience of

    Process Modelling, Business Analysis capabilities; Defining, mapping and managing Business Process change; Hands on experience of at least one process methodology (LEAN, 6Sigma, Kaizen, TQM, BPR etc)

    Experience in the use of Aris (Software AG) or Signavio is desirable.

    To be considered for this exciting role, please forward your details today.

    Due to the high volume of applications, only candidates meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be considered for this role.

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-PRCS-0306

    Programme Delivery Assurance Manager - Business Control - COO O

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Programme Delivery Assurance Manager - Business Control - COO Office, Investment Bank. The COO Office of top tier investment bank are undertaking a significant review and "health check" of the major programmes of work within the bank and require an experienced business control professional to define and manage a globally dispersed team and lead a programme of quality assurance and health check strategies.

    As a Programme Delivery Assurance Manager you will be accountable for the execution of quality assurance reviews across the global technology and chief information office domains and supporting the execution of regulatory risk assessments on selected programmes.

    This is an ideal opportunity for a quality or delivery assurance specialist to work in a highly visible role across a large portfolio of programmes and to engage with senior stakeholders to ensure their programmes have sufficient rigor to be delivered in line with long term strategic objectives.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Significant investment banking experience in a delivery or quality assurance capacity
    • Performance and productivity oriented disposition to drive quality programme delivery
    • Knowledge of quality frameworks and management
    • Excellent senior stakeholder engagement skills - can ask difficult questions
    • Experience managing global, matrixed teams
    • BSc educated or higher

    This is a permanent role at the Vice President compensated at £90,000 - £110,000 + bonus + benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/PDAM

    Operations Project Manager- Front-to-Back Derivatives, Investme

    £700 to £799

    Operations Project Manager- Front-to-Back Derivatives, Investment Bank. A top tier investment bank are undertaking a major strategic change programme concerning the cost of trade exceptions and the quality of associated trade exception data and require an experienced project manager to deliver significant workstreams for their internal trade exception dashboard reporting system and root case analysis function.

    As an operations project manager, you will be responsible for working across all front-to-back operational processes, from trade capture through to financial adjustment for a cross section of traded asset classes, producing monthly dashboards, driving and governing root case analysis on trade exceptions, driving and governing remediation proposals and tracking the delivery of these remediation proposals.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Front-to-back trade lifecycle knowledge and functional Operational experience.
    • Expertise in OTC Credit and Cash Equities asset class.
    • Knowledge of electronic industry booking/processing platforms and regulations for OTC Credit globally.
    • Project Management skill set / proven experience to drive analysis, stakeholder management, reporting and planning.
    • Strong analytical skills, preferably with experience in driving root cause and trend analysis.

    This is a contract role based central London compensated t £600-700/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/06/13F2BOPM

    Risk & Control / Operational Risk Specialist - Investment Bank

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Risk & Control / Operational Risk Specialist - Investment Bank, Birmingham. The Birmingham offices of a global investment bank are expanding their operational footprint and require an experienced risk and control professional to manage a portfolio of risk and control standards and deliver specific aspects over the overall risk and control strategy.

    As a Risk and Control specialist you will be responsible for managing the overall risk and control framework, notably concerning cost control for the global technology infrastructure and access remediation risks for information security purposes.

    This is a senior role within the organisation and will ideally be suited to someone with both substantial hands-on risk and control experience who has also had some relevant experience managing risk and control projects.

    This is an ideal opportunity to work in a globally leading investment bank and to make your make on the fast growing Birmingham offices in an organisation with fantastic career progression, culture and benefits.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • In depth experience of risk and control and/or operational risk
    • Financial services / blue chip organisation experience highly beneficial
    • Cost control/ budgeting skills highly advantageous
    • Project management experience
    • Experience in two of more of: operational risk management, regulatory programmes, information security, data protection or quality management (CMMI, ITIL or Six-Sigma) is advantageous
    • Degree educated or higher from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role, a Vice President position, based central Birmingham and compensated at £55,000 - £65,000 basic salary + bonus + market leading benefits package.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/06/13/ORS

    Programme Manager / Management Consultant - Dodd Frank / EMIR -

    £800 to £999

    Programme Manager / Management Consultant - Dodd Frank / EMIR - Investment Bank. A major investment bank require an experienced Project/Programme manager to work with senior stakeholders in the COO office and front office to address a number of business-critical issues concerning the upcoming EMIR portion of the Dodd Frank legislation.

    As a Programme Manager you will sit in a front office business change group, not responsible for delivery as such but rather for shaping, advising, mobilizing, initiating, advising and governing large pieces of work for the Dodd Frank / EMIR legislation implementation.

    Your role as a Project / Programme Manager within a front office business change group will involve giving presentations to senior management, challenging and/or gaining consensus across a conflicting agenda, and partnering with operations, risk, finance and technology to ensure effective delivery.

    The role is ideally suited to capital markets professionals who either previously worked in a front office management capacity (i.e. business manager or COO) and have latterly been responsible for delivering structured, strategic change within investment banks, or to management consultants with extensive capital markets experience.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Extensive investment banking experience across multiple asset classes and functions
    • Track record of interfacing with the COO community on business-critical issues
    • Good understanding of the Dodd Frank and preferably EMIR landscape for the industry
    • A structured approach change management, project management and business analysis
    • Exceptional analytical, presentation, stakeholder management and communication skills
    • First class academics at least to BSc level but preferably higher

    This is a contract opportunity at GBP 700-800/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/060/13/MCEMIR

    Associate/AVP - Listed Derivatives - Operations - London - £70K

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Associate/AVP - Listed Derivatives - Operations - London - £70,000 + Benefits

    My client, a leading Tier 1 Investment Bank, is currently seeking a proven associate/AVP level individual to join their Listed Derivatives Operations team.

    You must express a solid understanding of the Listed Derivatives trade lifecycle; you will hold strong knowledge of root cause analysis and a proven ability to streamline processes. You will have experience in providing input and driving UAT testing phases as well as enhancing current business continuity processes across multiple regions and business lines.

    To be considered you must have proven experience within Investment Banking

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-PROC-3005

    Business Analyst - Securities - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst who has experience working in Securities. You will need to have outstanding knowledge of front to back operational process flows, experience of performing business analysis for Securities, Senior Stakeholder Management and you must have Investment Banking experience as a Business Analyst.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Team, with a large book of work. If you are after a challenging and unique environment this is the opportunity for you.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 08

    Programme Manager - CDS - OTC Clearing

    £800 to £999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Programme Manager with CDS and OTC Clearing experience. You will need to have strong OTC credit business and operational process experience, knowledge of CDS trade valuation process, understanding of DTCC in the CDS clearing cycle and experience across trade lifecycle for OTC products and OTC Clearing.

    TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE YOU MUST HAVE INVESTMENT BANKING EXPERIENCE

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 05 - 02

    SharePoint Infrastructure Specialist, SharePoint 2010 London

    £400 to £499

    SharePoint Infrastructure Specialist, SharePoint 2010 London. A bank requires an experienced Microsoft technologies infrastructure specialist for setting up Microsoft Sharepoint 2003, 2007 and 2010 Farms in a large banking Organization. you need to have the following skills:* Minimum 3 years of experience on Microsoft Sharepoint, of which at least one should be on MS Sharepoint 2010 (including Standard and Enterprise Search) on administration, configuration and support

    * Must have 3 years of experience on other Microsoft Technologies installations and related IT infrastructure such as Microsoft Server 2008, IIS 6/7, AD 2007, SQL 2005/8 and Exchange 2007
    * Should be Microsoft Sharepoint Certified Professional
    * Assist with hardware and software configuration within the Server Standard Operating Environment (SOE).
    * Implement changes on IT infrastructure strictly in accordance with change control procedures.
    * Able to transfer skills, create documentation and exchange information to other team members.

    To be considered for the position you should primarily have:
    * Extensive knowledge and experience on installations/ set-up of Microsoft Sharepoint 2007 and 2010 infrastructure and its related components
    * Extensive Knowledge and experience with Microsoft technologies infrastructure and installations
    * Presentable, professional and confident dealing with clients and working on site.
    * Excellent communication skills and able to convey messages from technical speech into managerial speech
    * Understanding of Project lifecycle from design to implementation

    Toolsets to have good working support knowledge in are:

    Windows Server 2003 and 2007
    Sharepoint 2003, 2007 and 2010
    Standard and Enterprise Search
    IIS and SQL 2005 (to assist with Sharepoint recoveries and diagnosis)
    Quest Sharepoint Backup and Recovery and Migration Manager
    Powershell

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:SherPoint

    Infrastructure Engineer Windows AD Group Policy VMware London

    £400 to £499

    Infrastructure Engineer Windows AD Group Policy VMware London. this is an urgent contract for a Global Bank, they require an Infrastructure Engineer with experience of Windows Server & Client administration, Active Directory, Group Policy, VMware, Networking, SSL certificates, LANDesk, WSUS, SCCM, Virtualization, Scripting, ITIL processes, (change, Incident & Problem).

    You duties will be as follows;

    • Security patching of servers and clients across the estate, including impact assessment of security updates
    • Investigation, resolution and ownership of Incidents with various severities (Sev1/Sev2/Sev3)
    • Investigation, resolution and ownership of Problems with various severities to determine root cause (P1/P2/P3)
    • Renewal of SSL certificates on secure websites
    • Creation and presentation of security compliance and exception reporting
    • Investigation and resolution of proactive Monitoring tool Alerts and Events
    • Creating regular pre-approved changes
    • Participate in SOX Compliance control checks/requirements
    • Identify any risks and report to FTE Risk Champion
    • SMTD development and maintenance

    Process/Softer skills:

    • Act as a role model to junior staff and provide guidance to L2 Engineers
    • Ensuring that the Desktop, Laptop and Server Estate are maintained at current levels of Core Build components and security vulnerability patches.
    • Install and maintain products and services according to Group standards and policies, and to agreed service levels
    • Carry out technical activities in support of project delivery, service improvement, ongoing support (including incident and problem resolution) of the platform.
    • Provide technical support and advice to both technical and business users
    • Implement improvements to technical processes and toolsets to improve resource and cost efficiency
    • Demonstrable problem solving skills and an ability to collate technical information to allow the provision of relevant solutions.

    Excellent diagnostic skills and an ability to analyse technical information from multiple sources.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:PlatformM

    Business/Functional Analyst - Asset Services processing

    £600 to £699

    *Urgent* Contract - Business/Functional Analyst - Asset Processing - Investment Banking - £550 P/D

    My client a Top Tier One Investemnt Bank is looking for an IT Business Analyst to work with the Asset Services Operations Change Programme and with our development teams to document requirements and define solutions across the global Asset Services space. This includes announcements, event management, notifications, elections management, bookings, claims and other processes.

    The platform that is being created is a key strategic component for a number of business lines, including Prime Services, and will enable business reengineering within Investment Banking Operations

    You will report to project managers as well as the Asset Services IT Functional Architect and will be responsible for defining functional solutions for their projects. This will include:

    • Working with Operations / Business resources in capturing and defining business requirements.
    • Working with the Asset Services IT functional architect and the wider project teams to define functional solutions
    • Review business requirements and produce High Level design and Functional Specifications
    • Working with development teams on designs, implementation and testing.
    You must come from an Investment Banking Background. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-ASST-3105

    Summit Technical Source Code, Release & Configuration Manager

    £800 to £999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank are seeking a Summit Source Code & Configuration Manager for a business-critical Operational Excellence Programme.

    Essential experience required:

    Senior Developer/Subject Matter Expert with strong delivery experience projects.
    Summit experience is desirable but not essential - other Investment Banking renowned very experience would be viable.

    Main responsibilities are:

    Ensure source ode control is configured requested & required
    Work in partnership with Vendor through the development lifecycle
    Work closely with internal stakeholders/environment including the release and QA teams.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-SUMMIT-IB

    *Urgent Contract Requirement* Test Manager

    £700 to £799

    Urgent Requirement - Contract - Test Manager - Investment Banking - £700 P/D

    My client a leading Tier One Investment Bank is recruiting for a Senior Test Manager

    Summary:

    Overall testing/QA lead for the Stride TA programme, with specific focus on supporting the London Stride delivery.
    Will oversee all SIT and UAT for the Stride TA programme and take responsibility for ensuring that the Stride TA programme supports the SIT and UAT of the broader Stride London programme.

    You must come from an Investment Banking/Finance Change background and possess solid experience with General Ledger

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-TEST-3005

    Control Improvement Programme Manager- Birmingham Top Tier Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client is a Top Tier, Global investement bank. The are looking for a candidate who is a Control Improvement Porgram Manager.

    Control Improvement Program Management

    Ideal candidate would have experience

    • Running a strategic MI strategy program
    • Implementing vendor tools
    • Managing/Coaching/mentoring junior staff
    • Control or Risk operational experience a plus

    Responsibilities and Tasks

    • Ensure the programme and associated business case are scoped, initiated and approved according to required procedures
    • Plan the programme in a manner that delivers the component project outputs as and when needed to support the intended value of the business case
    • Ensure the project managers execute and implement according to the plan or any agreed changes to the plan, and according to agreed programme management standards
    • Ensure relevant and appropriate analysis gets performed, shaped in appropriate management information and presented to the relevant governance bodies and steering board
    • Ensure that programme relevant risks, issues, actions, costs, schedules, benefits and other related artefacts are documented and tracked
    • Ensure an appropriate programme steering group is in place and report into that group on a regular basis with risk and dependency status, and recommendations on any required decisions
    • Ensure that the programme work is compliant with documented standards, templates, and frameworks, and captured in agreed toolsets
    • Engage on a regular basis with the sponsor and stakeholders and ensure broad awareness, engagement, and communication
    • Provide recommended decisions and/or mitigation strategies for identified issues and risks
    • Dynamically ensure appropriate contingencies are available for risks likely to be realised
    • Have a broad awareness of dependencies that could impact value realisation, and engage with relevant counterparts to ensure dependencies don't jeopardize committed business benefits
    • Analyse, identify, and appraise risks and issues that impact the realisation of the committed business case and either resolve them or propose a mitigation as appropriate
    • Propose to stop the programme when it becomes clear that the intended benefits will not be realised
    • Manage project managers consistent with our management principles
    • Ensure the programme closes according to required procedures

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: GRE-CIPM

    Control Improvement Program Management

    £70,000 to £79,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank in Birmingham is looking for a Control Improvement Program Management. For this role you must have experience in running a strategic MI strategy program, implementing Vendor Tools and Risk & controls operations experience is a nice to have.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Investment Bank, if you have easy commute to Birmingham or are looking to relocate to Birmingham. You will need to have experience in working with a Blue Chip Company or Banking experience - but this would be advantageous.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 15

    Information Security and Access Management Analyst - FS/IB

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is seeking a strong Information Security and Access Management Analyst for a business-critical project. You must have Investment Banking experience with strong foundation knowledge of Investment Banking products.

    Main responsibilities will include:

    • Review access management issues with selected applications
    • Play a key role in communicating requirements, identifying solutions and managing delivering timelines.

    Essential experience required:

    • A minimum of 5 years Investment Banking experience
    • Strong business Interaction experience.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-IS-IB

    Senior Algo/HFT Developer server side Java Developer

    £600 to £699

    *Urgent Contract* Java Developer - Algo Tradings - Investment Banking - London - £650 P/D

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for an Algo/HFT Developer Senior server side java developer to work on the high priority MET project for QDD (Quant Driven Development).

    Extremely strong core server-side java skills are a prerequisiste as is some level of front office trading system or realtime pricing development. This is a technical role building out trading technical frameworks and not specifically business focused.

    Summary:

    • Great coder and keen algo trading player for a key, high profile project - only experts need apply. Experience in FIC markets preferred to Equity.
    • Technical role building out trading technical frameworks and not specifically business focused.
    • Full understanding of High performance Java and HFT Algo trading platforms, threading, order books, FIX, market synchronisers and performance coding etc
    Only Experts need apply. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency. "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-JAVA1-3005

    Regulatory Risk and Control Specialist- Global Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client are a Global Investment Bank. They are on the lookout for a Regulatory Risk Specialist.

    Candidate must:

    Establish an operating model and process flow for capturing and tracking such transactions.

    Establish a governance process to track and monitor all new and existing transactions.

    Identify and recommend an integrated operating model; for managemtn of internal relocations and outsourcing to anable management, oversight and reporting full compliance with bankwide requirements.

    Implement a process of assessment to establish asherence, adoption of maturity on new and ammended policies. Provide clear direction on impact of new and ammended policies and procedures.

    Project management experience a plus

    knowledge in a mimimum of two of the following:

    Operational Risk Management, Regulatory Programme Management, Information Security, Data Protection, Quality Management (CMMI, ITIL, or 6 Sigma)

    London / Permanent / Ref: GRE-RRCS

    Project Manager-Health check Lead-Assurance-London

    £100,000 to £124,999

    My client is a Top Tier Global investment bank, they are basically looking for an experience practitioner who can set up, or build out a Porgramme QA/ Health Check Utility. They want someone to be reponsible for the minimum standards of Quality Assurance. The individual also would be responsible for organising and improving the Programme Quality Assurance/ Health Check format and approach.

    The canididate will need the following essential skills:

    · Significant experience in Quality Assurance/Health Check roles and/or leading QA teams

    · Technology knowledge and expertise

    · Experience of Quality Frameworks and Management

    · Customer and service orientation to support interaction with team resources and clients

    · Performance and productivity oriented to drive quality Programme performance and delivery within DB

    · Previous program and project management experience

    · Experience of defining and driving program structure, success factors and Quality Assurance standards

    · Experience of managing, reporting, planning and resourcing across multiple projects

    · Experience of implementing process improvement across the Software Development Lifecycle.

    · Experience of financial management and budgeting processes

    · Experience of vendor and contract management

    · Proven experience with Risk Management and Control policies and procedures

    · Previous experience working effectively in globally diverse teams and matrixed organizations

    · Holds self and others accountable for achieving results that embody the principles of diversity and DB's values

    · Proactively initiate, develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members

    · Demonstrated ability to cooperate with a variety of people and achieve results

    Has knowledge of infrastructure architecture landscape and dependencies

    The framework is in place, however the client needs a reporting facility, knowledge of clarity or similar is an advantage.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GRE-QAL

    Compliance-Client On boarding- KYC- Birmingham

    £20,000 to £29,999

    The role of the Specialist will include:

    Reviewing of documentation put together by the project managers.

    Second language skills are a major adavantage as this is a global initiative.

    The candidate will do compliance assessment for all of the KYC work, and for client adoption work.

    Must have familiarity with KYC, this is crucial for the role.

    Anyone interested please apply.

    Midlands / Contract / Ref: GRE-QASS

    Senior Process Workstream Lead - Lean Black Belt

    £800 to £999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is after a Senior Process Workstream Lead who has Lean Black Belt Certification. This is a unique opportunity, where you must have delivered Lean Processes before in a Blue Chip Company. You will need to have experience of Coaching & mentoring staff in lean tools and coordinate with senior stakeholders to delivery Lean projects.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 06

    Operations Associate - Listed Derivatives - £70,000 + Bonus

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Operations Associate - Listed Derivatives - £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    My client, a leading Tier 1 Investment Bank, is currently seeking a proven associate/AVP level individual to join their Listed Derivatives Operations team to provided operational support to a wide variety of clients in the financial industry, both internal and external, in addition the bank's own Proprietary traders. With 'client experience' at the forefront of the groups philosophy all team members are encouraged to contribute strategic solutions and ideas that add to the flawless execution of the team mandate.

    To be successful in this exciting position, you will demonstrate;

    Exceptional product knowledge - Listed Derivatives trade lifecycle knowledge is compulsory; Investigating and resolving complex queries raised by internal and external clients; A proven ability to streamline processes via root cause analysis; Providing input to and driving UAT testing phases; Experience of enhancing current business continuity processes across multiple regions and business lines; Experience of success within a similar role at a competitor organisation.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-2905-LDOPS

    Product/Technical Specialist - Mirror Fund Configuration

    £800 to £999

    Senior Product Specialist is required for the Insurance segment of a Top Tier Global Investment Bank

    http://www.alexanderash.com/banking-jobs.php

    Do you have the following experience:

    Working within investment-related functions of an insurance company or within an asset management firm which is a part of a large Insurance Group.

    An excellent understanding of investment-related matters for insurance funds, in particular end-to-end dun administration experience.

    If so we have an exciting opportunity for the insurance segment of a large Global Investment Bank. Please apply for further details.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-PS-Aa

    Quality Assurance Specialist

    £20,000 to £29,999

    The role of the Quality Insurance Specialist will include:

    Reviewing of documentation pput together by the project managers.

    Second language skills are a major adavantage as this is a global initiative.

    The candidate will do compliance assessment for all of the KYC work, and for client adoption work.

    Anyone interested please apply.

    Midlands / Contract / Ref: GRE-QASS

    Business Analyst - Securities - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst who has experience working in Securities. You will need to have outstanding knowledge of front to back operational process flows, experience of performing business analysis for Securities, Senior Stakeholder Management and you must have Investment Banking experience as a Business Analyst.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Team, with a large book of work. If you are after a challenging and unique environment this is the opportunity for you.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 08

    Oracle SAP GRC Project Manager - Financial Services

    £100,000 to £124,999

    For this top tier consultancy firm we are looking for an Oracle SAP GRC Project Manager. They maintain skills in Oracle applications process design and configuration; Oracle application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and Oracle application technical architecture

    Responsibilities:

    • Supervising application design and architecture components
    • Supervising process and functional design activities
    • Creating functional requirements as an input to application design
    • Developing and testing detailed functional designs for business solution components and prototypes

    Qualifications:

    • Strong experience implementing and configuring Oracle E-Business Suite Financials applications
    • Strong experience in designing, estimating and implementing Oracle GRC solutions (AACG, CCG, TCG, PCG, GRCi)
    • Strong experience in designing, estimating Oracle E-Business suite applications implementation with two or more Financial modules
    • Oracle EBS R12 experience, including Sub Ledger Accounting
    • Consulting background with recent client facing experience
    • Audit and accounting experience within a publicly-held corporation or audit firm
    • Recent experience in Financial Services is essential
    • Experience with other financial related applications - PeopleSoft, Hyperion, JD Edwards

    London / Permanent / Ref: LB-GRC

    Quality Assurance Specialist

    £20,000 to £29,999

    The role of the Quality Insurance Specialist will include:

    Reviewing of documentation pput together by the project managers.

    Second language skills are a major adavantage as this is a global initiative.

    The candidate will do compliance assessment for all of the KYC work, and for client adoption work.

    Anyone interested please apply.

    London / Contract / Ref: GRE-QASS

    Project Manager Quality Assurance/ Health check Lead

    £100,000 to £124,999

    The canididate will need the following essential skills:

    · Significant experience in Quality Assurance/Health Check roles and/or leading QA teams

    · Technology knowledge and expertise

    · Experience of Quality Frameworks and Management

    · Customer and service orientation to support interaction with team resources and clients

    · Performance and productivity oriented to drive quality Programme performance and delivery within DB

    · Previous program and project management experience

    · Experience of defining and driving program structure, success factors and Quality Assurance standards

    · Experience of managing, reporting, planning and resourcing across multiple projects

    · Experience of implementing process improvement across the Software Development Lifecycle.

    · Experience of financial management and budgeting processes

    · Experience of vendor and contract management

    · Proven experience with Risk Management and Control policies and procedures

    · Previous experience working effectively in globally diverse teams and matrixed organizations

    · Holds self and others accountable for achieving results that embody the principles of diversity and DB's values

    · Proactively initiate, develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members

    · Demonstrated ability to cooperate with a variety of people and achieve results

    Has knowledge of infrastructure architecture landscape and dependencies

    The framework is in place, however the client needs a reporting facility, knowledge of clarity or similar is an advantage.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GRE-QAL

    Business Analyst - OTC Product Knowledge - Investment Bank

    £400 to £499

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst who has strong root cause analysis experience. You will need to have OTC Credit, OTC Rate, OTC Equities or Cash Equities product knowledge with an Investment Bank. You must also have experience of Front-to-back trade lifecycle, functional Operational experience and strong Business Analysis skills, with experience in driving root cause and trend analysis.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 02

    Java Developer - Vendor Products - Banking

    £60,000 to £69,999

    For this global software house giant we are looking for a Java developer with strong understanding of vendor products within the banking space.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design, Coding, Testing, Documentation in the areas of Development and Maintenance
    • Ownership of assigned software and non-software deliverables
    • Liaison with Business Analysts and/or internal / external customers to ensure that requirements are understood
    • Production of accurate, unambiguous technical design specifications to the required level of detail in the timescales as defined by the PM
    • Production, preparation and execution of unit test plans
    • Production of efficient and fully documented code.
    • Production of supporting technical and installation documentation for internal and external publication
    • Achievement of agreed productivity targets in order to ensure developments are delivered within budget, to schedule and to defined quality standards
    • Completion of all necessary software and non-software components in the timescales as defined by the Project Manager
    • Works with little supervision from project or line manager

    Requirements and skills:

    • Ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic sequential approach
    • Knowledge of processes, needs and requirements and how they are/would be best met with vendor products (banking) or new technology
    • Capacity to anticipate customers needs and place customers at the centre of own thinking and actions
    • Technical and functional understanding of vendor products within the banking space. Knowledge of relevant industry practices and compliance.
    • Stong/ Excellent JAVA skills

    London / Permanent / Ref: LB-JAVA

    Project Manager -Leading Asset Manager - SimCorp Data Migration

    £800 to £999

    On behalf of a leading Asset Manager, we are recruiting a Project Manager for large Book of Record Migration schedule to take place in August.

    We are ideally looking for a strong Project Manager with extensive Data Migration experience - and experience of working with SimCorp - who is immediately available - or a can be at a maximum of two weeks to take part in the earlier work prior to the live data migration in August - this will involve working through a dress rehearsal and occasionally over one weekend to ensure the best practices are in place for the go-live.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-PM-SimCorp

    Programme Manager - Data Centre Migration, Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    Programme Manager - Data Centre Migration, Investment Bank. A top tier investment bank is undertaking a major data centre migration for their business-critical technology infrastructure and require an experienced programme manager to drive and own the data centre migration.

    As a programme manager you will be responsible for delivering on a business-critical technology initiative, managing dependencies across multiple lines of business and technology functions.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Front office investment banking business and/or technology change experience
    • Track record of delivering at last one major data centre migration programme
    • A demonstrably structured approach to change and programme management
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract role compensated at up to £700/day based central London.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/05/13/DCMPM

    Programme Manager - Process Improvement, Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    Programme Manager - Process Improvement, Investment Bank. A top tier global investment bank are undertaking a number of major front office and technology process improvement initiatives and require an experienced Programme Manager to manage a large-scale business and technology change initiative.

    As a programme manager you will be responsible for shaping, initiating and driving a major process improvement initiative across multiple lines of business and technology functions.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Front office investment banking business and/or technology change experience
    • Tangible track record of delivering process improvements in a front-office environment
    • A demonstrably structured approach to change and programme management
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract role compensated at up to £700/day based central London.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/05/13/PIPM

    Programme Manager - Application Decommissioning, Investment Ban

    £700 to £799

    Programme Manager - Application Decommissioning, Investment Bank. A top tier global investment bank are rationalising and consolidating a number of their front office applications and require an experienced business change programme manager to manage an application decommissioning programme from a business perspective.

    As a business change programme manager, you will work within the global technology organisation of a leading investment bank driving a major application decommissioning programme, managing the business and technology processes and streams of work concerned with shutting down existing applications and managing existing business dependencies on their functionality so that this functionality can be taken over by newer applications.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Front office investment banking and/or technology change experience
    • A demonstrably structured approach to change and programme management
    • Systems/application decommissioning experience is highly advantageous
    • BSc educated or higher from a leading academic institution

    This is a contract role compensated at up to £700/day based central London.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/05/13/ADPM

    Business Process Design Engineer - Operations - £70,000 base

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Business Process Design Engineer - Operations - £70,000 base

    My client, a leading global Investment Bank, is currently seeking an exception Business Process Design Engineer to join a newly formed team responsible for establishing a holistic Business Process Management capability within Operations.

    To be successful in this position, you will demonstrate exceptional experience of;

    Working in a similar team within a complex Investment Bank operations function; Business Analysis capabilities; Defining, mapping and managing Business Process change; Hands on experience of at least one process methodology (LEAN, 6Sigma, Kaizen, TQM, BPR etc)

    To be considered for this exciting role, please forward your details today.

    Due to the high volume of applications, only candidates meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be considered for this role.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-PRCS-2405

    Agile Project Manager - Finance - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for an Agile Project Manager with Finance function experience. You will be responsible for managing the sprint cycles, by working with the business and technology teams to deliver the production releases on time. You will need to have Investment Banking experience, and ideally be a qualified accountant.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 01 - 05

    Director Business Data Architect - Reference Data

    £125,000 to £149,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Director Business Data Architect. You will need to have a proven track record of designing a Target Operating Model for Reference Data within an Investment Bank. You will also need to have outstanding Senior Stakeholder Management.

    YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE INVESTMENT BANKING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 03 - 02

    Associate - Regulatory Reporting & Monitoring - £60,000 Base

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Associate - Regulatory Reporting & Monitoring - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    The key responsibilities for the group will include;

    Disclosures to various markets and major shareholders; Transaction reporting to regulators, Trade support for specific trade exceptions; Final checks before reports are submitted to markets. In addition to this the team is involved with strategic project work on an ad-hoc basis.

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate detailed experience of;

    Governance and procedures; Reporting to external parties within strict timelines, an exceptional understanding of governance and procedures and regulatory pressures being faced, migration of regulatory operations, some oversight of project work and an ability to gain buy in from senior stakeholders.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-2405-REP

    Senior Project/Programme Manager - Reference Data

    £100,000 to £124,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Programme/Project Manager who has experience in delivering a Large Scale Reference Data project. You will be expected to have experience of the full end to end project lifecycle. You will be managing multiple workstreams to deliver the Target operating model which is already in place.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Establishing the governance across multiple Investment Banking functions
    • Building business cases
    • Developing and agreeing scope, prioritization and sequencing of adoption roadmap
    • Developing the project strategy and plan
    • Project Delivery cross product and cross function of the Bank
    • Senior Stakeholder Management
    TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST HAVE INVESTMENT BANKING EXPERIENCE EITHER WORKING DIRECTLY OR THORUGH A CONSULTANCY

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 03 - 01

    SME BACS Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London

    £800 to £999

    SME Support Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London. A Tier 1 global Bank requires an SME Support consultant with experience of Payments, Incident & Problem Management. You must have the following experience UK Payment Industry Knowledge, WMB/WMQ, WTX from development as well as infrastructure perspective, architectural, design and build understanding of Applications, understanding of Payment landscape.

    You will work on the platform to support Incident and Problem Management and you will be accountable for driving the end to end technical resolution of Severity 1 and code Red incidents and the identification of their root causes. Working with incident management.

    • Work to minimize time required to restore impacted service
    • Operate on a 24 x 7 basis until failure risk is eliminated and exit criteria has been satisfied
    • Direct other resources (L2 SME) towards identifying and resolving the incident
    • Support SD in the management of infrastructure related incidents to accelerate resolution and minimize impact on internal and external customers.
    • Work with teams to establish root cause analysis of problems / incidents
    • Document and communicate lessons learned to support learning and drive continuous improvement

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ConfigMngr

    Architect Design Authority Payments Banking Websphere MB/MQ

    £800 to £999

    Architect Design Authority Payments Banking Websphere MB/MQ. My client is willing to pay a high daily rate for an Architect and/or Design Authority in Payments (Chaps, BACS, Fastre Payments) who also has expert knowledge in Websphere MB/MQ. We have 9 roles available for Architects with extensivive Payments Platforms experience but you must be very technically strong in Websphere MB/MQ. Please call me asap Ben.Price@alexanderash.com 0207 688 8432

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:DesignAPayments

    Service / Recovery Manager Payments Banking

    £700 to £799

    Service / Recovery Manager Payments Banking. A leading Tier 1 Bank requires a Recovery Manager to work within Platform supports Incident and Problem Management. You will be accountable for driving the end to end technical resolution of incidents and the identification of their root causes. You will support SD in the management of infrastructure related incidents to accelerate resolution and minimize impact on internal and external customers. You must have the following experience: a deep understanding of the Payment Landscape (Applications, Technologies, Business process) UK Payments Industry knowledge, Analytical Skills and Change Management.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:TRM

    Configuration Manager Payments Banking London

    £700 to £799

    Configuration Manager Payments Banking London. A Tier 1 global Bank requires a Configuration Manager with very strong Payments experience and the ability to perform complex CM tasks and the ability to mentor or train team members in the configuration management effort. You must have a strong understanding of Code Configuration and Build Deployment processes and CMDB process as well as hands on exp on RTC and Clear case Tools. Experience in the following is essential:

    • Define Code Management, Build Deployment Process and Strategies.
    • Management of the Software configuration management plan
    • Recognize and communicate opportunities to add value or improve efficiency to CM processes, then plan and drive to pursue these opportunities
    • Be an active member of the CM team to participate in defining and implementing activities related to the configuration management of software development. This may include scheduling, executing, and documenting software build processes
    • Interaction with the Development, QA, Environments, Infrastructure team for Build, Deployment

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ConfigMngr

    Solution Architect Design Authority Payments Banking London

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Solution Architect Design Authority Payments Banking London . My client is willing to pay a high salary for an Architect and/or Design Authority in Payments / clearing (Chaps or BACS or Faster Payments) who also has expert knowledge in any integration or middleware products like Websphere, Tibco, etc. We have 8 roles available for Architects with extensivive Payments Platforms experience but you must be very technically strong and have current payments platofrm experience. Please call me asap Ben.Price@alexanderash.com 0207 688 8432

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:DesignAPayments

    Operations Associate - Asset Management - £60,000

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Operations Associate - Asset Management - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    The London Collateral and Trade Management team has primary responsibility for all aspects of trade flow, settlement risk management, collateral and margin settlement, and counterparty liaison. The group has extensive interaction with internal and external parties both to ensure effective oversight for existing business but also to shape and implement solutions for new products, strategies and systems.

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate experience of;

    Strong technical and market knowledge of various products (Derivatives, Fixed Income and/or Equities); Liaising with traders and brokers to implement new products, trade in new markets, or re-engineer existing flows; Resolving complex market and settlement issues; Identifying opportunities to improve control, scalability and efficiency; Building relationships with outside financial institutions to improve quality and productivity of work.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-2405-TRADE

    Quality Assurance Lead

    £100,000 to £124,999

    The canididate will need the following essential skills:

    · Significant experience in Quality Assurance/Health Check roles and/or leading QA teams

    · Technology knowledge and expertise

    · Experience of Quality Frameworks and Management

    · Customer and service orientation to support interaction with team resources and clients

    · Performance and productivity oriented to drive quality Programme performance and delivery within DB

    · Previous program and project management experience

    · Experience of defining and driving program structure, success factors and Quality Assurance standards

    · Experience of managing, reporting, planning and resourcing across multiple projects

    · Experience of implementing process improvement across the Software Development Lifecycle.

    · Experience of financial management and budgeting processes

    · Experience of vendor and contract management

    · Proven experience with Risk Management and Control policies and procedures

    · Previous experience working effectively in globally diverse teams and matrixed organizations

    · Holds self and others accountable for achieving results that embody the principles of diversity and DB's values

    · Proactively initiate, develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members

    · Demonstrated ability to cooperate with a variety of people and achieve results

    Has knowledge of infrastructure architecture landscape and dependencies

    The framework is in place, however the client needs a reporting facility, knowledge of clarity or similar is an advantage.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GRE-QAL

    Agile Project Manager - Finance - Investment Banking

    £20,000 to £29,999

    For this Investment Banking Giant we are looking for a Finance Change - Agile Project Manager. The Finance department covers Financial Control, Product Control and Financial Decision Support globally across the bank. The department plays a fundamental role in supporting the firm's business areas by providing high-quality reporting and accounting services.

    The Finance Change function focuses on business driven, strategic and tactical change initiatives and provides Project Managers and Business Analysts accountable for end to end delivery of global projects across the bank.

    Main Function

    Standard MI project is a group-wide initiative to deliver a standard MI tool on desktop and iPad that will facilitate Senior Executive dialogue on month end business performance by providing a 'single version of truth' for core financials produced in a simplified and automated process

    • Standardised monthly business reporting packs
    • Provide intuitive navigation/drilldown capability on desktop and iPad
    • Allow 'lift and drop' of key pages into powerpoint and/or pdf

    The role is for a Project Manager to manage the sprint cycles, working with the business and technology, to deliver production releases every 3-4 weeks over the next 6-12 months providing improvements in reports and functionality with each release

    Main Duties

    • Define and clearly communicate the scope and requirements of each 3-4 week Sprint
    • Create and manage each Sprint delivery plan clearly identifying key milestones and dependencies
    • Identify and manage all major issues and risks, identifying mitigating actions and impact on final delivery for each of these as they arise.
    • Identify/anticipate obstacles and analyse and propose resolutions within tight timelines
    • Manage deliverables on plan to agreed release dates
    • Senior stakeholder management with key stakeholders and with end
    • Regular status reporting ensuring clear and consistent updates are provided on overall project status Work closely with development team on daily basis to manage progress against plan

    London / Permanent / Ref: LB-AGILE

    Risk Business Analyst

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My client is a top tier global investment bank.

    As part fo a major change initiative, my client is now heavily recruiting BA's in particualr in the risk space. Though credit or Market risk is prefered, other risk will be considered. Investment banking experience is ideal, although experience from toher secotrs will be considered as well.

    The client is recruitng across levels, from junior BA's to AVP and VP level.

    The ideal candidate must:

    be have a focus specifically around change and transformation.

    Be comfortable liasing with senior stakeholders and management.

    Have the ability to carry out business requirements gathering.

    This is a permanent position, so the candidate must live, or be keen to live in Birmingham.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: GRE-RISKBA

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Equities - Front Office

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst/Project Manager with Equities experience. The position sits within Front Office, so you would need to have experience of dealing with Front Office Stakeholders. You will also need experience in communicating business requirements across the technology community. You must be currently working for an Investment Bank to be considered for this role.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

    • Senior Stakeholder management across business, operations and cross-functional technology teams
    • Consulting with the businesses to drive business strategies forward through the optimal use of technology.
    • Analyse business processes, products and operations to create detailed business requirements.
    • Contributes in defining test strategy and testing approach for assigned projects.
    • Proactively supports knowledge sharing within the team and across IB Technology

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 06

    Business Analyst - CSD Regulation - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank are seeking a Senior Business Analyst that has experience of CSDR (Central Securities Depository Regulation). You must have experience of working in an Investment Bank and delivering a Strategic Securities CSDR project.

    Main responsibilities will be:

    • Performing business analysis on CSDR projects through the stages of the change lifecycle:
    • Analyse and understand the CSD Regulation
    • Produce high quality Business Requirements, and co-ordinate the execution of User Acceptance Testing through to implementation.
    • Facilitate Working Groups and Stakeholder workshops to understand and document the potential impacts of T2S and CSDR on the market and current business processes and operating models.
    • Senior Stakeholder Management

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 01 - 04

    CSD/ Securities Business Analyst

    £500 to £599

    CSD/ Securities Business Analyst. This Tier 1 Investment Bank require an experienced Business Analyst to work within their Securities change team. This team are currently involved in post-trade strategy and regulatory work in particualr CSDR. You will be responsible for analysis on a CSD project which will include requirements gathering, testing, documentation and managing stakeholders.

    To be suitable you should be able to understand regulatory requirements and translate them into benchmarking standards against which gap analysis work can be performed. You should also have knowledge of equities and fixed income and a background in operations. Knowledge of CSD or T2S would be highly beneficial but an understanding of regulations in the securities industry is required. You must have Investment Banking experience.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK SETCSD

    Business Process Design Engineer - Operations - £70,000 base

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Business Process Design Engineer - Operations - £70,000 base

    My client, a leading global Investment Bank, is currently seeking an exception Business Process Design Engineer to join a newly formed team responsible for establishing a holistic Business Process Management capability within Operations.

    The team will take responsibility for leading and running the Operations Design Method whilst overseeing its adoption and leading the governance of design across the Operations function. As part of this pivotal group, your day to day responsibilities will include;

    Integrating design standards, approaches and tools into a holistic Business Process Management capability for Operations to use in designing solutions; Collaborating with multiple change teams internal and external of Operations to ensure the BPM capability is understood, adopted and supported; Provide expertise in BPM for key strategic projects; Document detailed process models and associate appropriate meta data with the processes; Drive forward the streamlining and standardisation of business processes performed across the whole Operations Division.

    To be successful in this position, you will demonstrate exceptional experience of;

    Working in a similar team within a complex Investment Bank operations function; Business Analysis capabilities; Defining, mapping and managing Business Process change; Hands on experience of at least one process methodology (LEAN, 6Sigma, Kaizen, TQM, BPR etc)

    To be considered for this exciting role, please forward your details today.

    Due to the high volume of applications, only candidates meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be considered for this role.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-2205-BPM

    Business Analyst / Project Manager - Settlements / Operations

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Business Analyst / Project Manager - Securities Operations / Settlements

    A major investment bank are undertaking a major operations change project within their securities operation team and require a Business Analyst / Project Manager to drive the analysis for the project.

    As a Business Analyst / Project Manager you will play a key role in a strategic securities business design project for a major settlements project through the full project lifecycle.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Extensive business analysis / project management experience within investment banking
    • Excellent business process mapping, modeling and design abilities
    • Very good understanding of fixed income and equities products
    • Very good understanding of front-to-back operational process flows
    • Knowledge of post-trade and settlements highly advantageous.

    This is a permanent role compensated at 600-680/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/05/13

    Business Analyst- Treasury

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client is a Top Tier Global investment bank. They are currently adding to their function in Birmingham. The candidate must have:

    • Outstanding analysis skills comprising demonstrable experience of all aspects of analysis such as business process modelling (BPMN), use cases/user story writing, data modelling, UML.
    • Experience in stakeholder management and building excellent professional relationships
    • Beneficial to have an understanding of Investment Banking in general with specific knowledge of Treasury functions
    • Comfortable working within a full project life cycle from initiation through to delivery
    • Experience of working with an agile methodology would be an advantage
    • Experience of liaison with other departments (i.e. business units, infrastructure teams, audit) across multiple countries
    • Experience in working with remote client and vendor resources
    • Experience in identifying and documenting client technical needs, internal structures, procedures, workflows and systems
    • Beneficial to have experience working on projects requiring data analysis and familiarity with Reporting and Relational Database technologies such as Oracle OBIE.
    • Proven track record of delivering projects in a challenging environment
    • Fantastic written and oral communication
    • Flexible - keen to learn new technologies and to extend business domain knowledge
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrable success in meeting deadlines and operating with clients and vendors
    • Work to schedules, potentially across multiple projects and teams
    • Pragmatic yet showing a high attention to detail

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: GRE-BHAM

    Treasury Business Analyst - Investment Banking - West Midlands

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Treasury Business Analyst - Investment Banking - West Midlands

    The Business Analyst needs to have a structured approach with strong delivery experience. The analyst will need to be able to translate business operations and objectives into requirement/design. This is a Business focused BA role so a background in business focused roles is ideal.

    Responsibilities activities for the Treasury BA position:

      • Input and support of test planning
      • conduct and Facilitate UAT
      • Define functional and non-functional requirements
      • development and management of detailed business requirements


    Some of the skills and experience needed to be considered for this role:

      • Project and Change management Skills
      • SDLC Knowledge
      • Business Process Modelling
      • Good understanding of a structured change environment
      • Subject matter expert around Treasury


    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-WBA2-2105

    Senior Business Analyst

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Business Analyst - Credit Risk - Tier one Investment Bank - West Midlands

    An opportunity has arisen in the Credit Risk Technology & Change department of a major global bank for an experienced and self-motivated Business Analyst.

    Credit Risk is responsible for managing credit risks and recommending risk appetite for the bank within an effective credit risk framework.

    You must:

    • Understand the end to end Counterparty Credit Risk process and how indicators are used to support this process
    • Support sign-off of business requirements
    • Liaise with programme / project managers, clients, functional analysts and developers as appropriate to ensure solution design and implementation is in line with the business requirements
    • Support the creation of business cases outlining cost impacts and value drivers of proposed solutions
    • Support the preparation of feasibility studies and estimates
    • Support and co-ordinates UAT, defining testing requirements together with the QA & Testing Team as well as the clients
    • Perform data analysis to support tasks as required
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: SM-WBA1-2105

    Business Analyst - Banking

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Business Analyst - Banking. We're currently recruiting for Business Analysts for a banking client based in the West Midlands. You will be tasked with analysis on projects and your responsibilities will include requirements gathering, gap analysis, writing documentation, testing and managing stakeholders. There are a number of key initiatives taking place in this organisation that you will be able to get involved in.

    We are looking for individuals with strong change skills who have worked at large organisations. You should be a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a good educational background. Banking experience would be beneficial but is not essential.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: JK BRUJNR

    Investment Governance Lead

    £20,000 to £29,999

    The ideal candidate:

    Would have extensive Project Management experience.

    Would come from an accounting background.

    Must be familiar with disecting profit and loss.

    Have solid experience of Investment governance.

    Must have knowledge of project governance and spend.

    Must be familiar setting milestones and tracking.

    NB: Investment governance is key, individuals with product rather than project governance experience WILL NOT be considered.

    London / Contract / Ref: GRE-IGL

    Business Control Analyst - Investment Bank - Birmingham

    £40,000 to £49,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank in Birmingham are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated business operation analyst, who has strong process and controls experience. You must currently be working for a Blue chip company and have experience of taking responsibility for processes and making sure these are done. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Investment bank if you have easy commute into Birmingham City Centre.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 04

    Consultant - Global Investment Bank - Birmingham

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My client a Global Tier 1 Investment Bank are seeking change consultants with either consulting experience or banking experience with cross functional knowledge. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work with a Tier 1 Investment Bank with an easy commute into Birmingham.

    This role sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business. The team consists of senior project and programme managers who are responsible for the mobilisation, planning, delivery, governance and advisory of cross functional change initiatives projects that address issues common to multiple businesses e.g. regulatory compliance, static data, IT architecture and off-shoring.

    As well as providing change and programme management expertise, they add value to the business by working closely with service providers (e.g. Finance, IT, Operations, Legal Regulatory and Compliance) to ensure change is fully integrated into the bank from front-office to back-office.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 20

    Client Money Specialist- Project Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    Client Money Specialist- Project Tier 1 Investment Bank. This global Investment Bank require a Project Manager for a client money project. They are looking to put in a review framework to standardise the client money framework globally. You will play a key part in this project and will be tasked with liaising closely with the onsite consulting team.

    To be suitable for this role you must have a strong understanding of client money and should have a background in compliance. A consulting background would be preferred. You will also ideally have experience of project work. You must have recent Investment Banking experience to be considered.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK CLIMO

    Process Design Engineer - Business Process Management - Banking

    £70,000 to £79,999

    This role will involve collaborating with Change functions and groups in and outside of Operations to ensure that the BPM capability in place is understood, adopted, supported and sustained.

    Successful applicants will demonstrate a minimum of 3 years professional experience coupled with a minimum of 2 years of Business Process, Business Analysis experience

    Ideally, we are looking for applicants to demonstrate a track record of Practical process improvement/ and or Process re-engineering and process modelling, design and optimization experience using BPMN.

    Preferred background:

    Industrial Process Design, Business Process Outsourcing, Management Consulting and Financial Services.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-BPM-Aa

    Director - Portfolio Finance & Investment Governance

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client, a global Tier 1 Investment Bank, is looking for a proven Director level individual.

    You will Provide detailed financial governance at a portfolio level from inception stage through to delivery; this will include reviewing the return on investment, budget spends, detailed P&L review on each specific programme, tracking spend and reporting all information up to board level portfolio sponsors.

    You Must have:

    Extensive implementation experience, including providing an overall governance structure across a multitude of complex programmes within a massive organisation.

    A solid understanding of financial programme delivery.

    Proven ability to gain buy in from senior management, stakeholders, and sponsors across a variety of business lines.

    Proven in driving a global initiative

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-CNF-1705

    Risk Model Consultant - Capital Markets Consulting

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Risk Model Consultant - Capital Markets Consulting. The capital markets division of a major consulting firm is establishing a new risk function in light of current regulatory developments and requires a Risk Model Consultant to provide delivery within financial services change projects, work alongside clients, build relationships, support the creation and shaping of sales opportunities and build part of Accenture's risk management capability.

    As a Risk Model Consultant you will take ownership for packages of work and have proven experience in financial risk management roles within a major financial services organization.

    If you want to work in a globally leading consulting firm with great benefits and fast career progression, you should apply for this role if you have:

    • 3-5 years financial services risk management experience
    • Model Lifecycle Management
    • Stress Testing/Back Testing experience
    • Data Management for risk models experience
    • Awareness of different modeling approaches
    • Mathematical/Engineering based degree
    • CFA/FRM qualifications advantageous

    This is a permanent role based London compensated at £50,000 -£60,000.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/0513/RMC

    Risk Performance and Risk Measurement Manager - Capital Markets

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Risk Performance and Risk Measurement Manager - Capital Markets Consulting. The capital markets division of a major consulting firm is establishing a new risk function in light of current regulatory developments and requires a Risk Performance and Risk Measurement Manager to provide industry expertise around risk performance management, measurement, modeling, reporting and data management, current challenges and change delivery.

    As a Risk Performance and Risk Measurement Manager you will be responsible for engaging with senior stakeholders in major capital markets institutions, providing domain specific expertise on risk performance and measurement, as well as delivering change and transformation, building relationships and delivering projects.

    If you want to work in a globally leading consulting firm with great benefits and fast career progression, you should apply for this role if you have:

    • 7+ years of financial services risk management expereince
    • Deep knowledge across one or more financial risk management areas
    • Excellent stakeholder management, communication and analytic skills
    • BSc or higher in technical/numerate discipline

    This is a permanent role based London compensated at £75,000 -£110,000.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/0513/RPRMM

    Programme Portfolio Investment Governance Manager - Investment

    £1,500 to £3,000

    Programme Portfolio Investment Governance Manager - Investment Bank. A leading investment bank are undertaking a major, bank-wide strategic change programme review for their whole technology function. There exists a portfolio of all technology programmes within the bank which requires an experienced Programme Portfolio Governance Manager to drive efficiencies, cut costs and industrialize these efficiencies.

    You will be required to provide detailed financial governance at a programme portfolio level, including reviewing the return on investment spends, very detailed P&L review for specific programmes, and track spending, reporting up to the executive board.

    You should apply for this role if you are:

    15+ years exceptional experience in major global organisations, preferably financial

    • Experience managing investment spend across a portfolio of programmes in the $100m's or $bn's
    • Track record of implementing programme governance for investment spend approval
    • Detailed P&L autopsy reviews and P&L fine-combing
    • Board-level stakeholder management and reporting skills
    • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA etc.)


    This is a contract role at £1000 - £1500 / day based London.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/0513/PPIGM

    SME BACS Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London

    £800 to £999

    SME Support Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London. A Tier 1 global Bank requires an SME Support consultant with experience of Payments, Incident & Problem Management. You must have the following experience UK Payment Industry Knowledge, WMB/WMQ, WTX from development as well as infrastructure perspective, architectural, design and build understanding of Applications, understanding of Payment landscape.

    You will work on the platform to support Incident and Problem Management and you will be accountable for driving the end to end technical resolution of Severity 1 and code Red incidents and the identification of their root causes. Working with incident management.

    • Work to minimize time required to restore impacted service
    • Operate on a 24 x 7 basis until failure risk is eliminated and exit criteria has been satisfied
    • Direct other resources (L2 SME) towards identifying and resolving the incident
    • Support SD in the management of infrastructure related incidents to accelerate resolution and minimize impact on internal and external customers.
    • Work with teams to establish root cause analysis of problems / incidents
    • Document and communicate lessons learned to support learning and drive continuous improvement

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ConfigMngr

    Architect Design Authority Payments Banking Websphere MB/MQ

    £800 to £999

    Architect Design Authority Payments Banking Websphere MB/MQ. My client is willing to pay a high daily rate for an Architect and/or Design Authority in Payments (Chaps, BACS, Fastre Payments) who also has expert knowledge in Websphere MB/MQ. We have 9 roles available for Architects with extensivive Payments Platforms experience but you must be very technically strong in Websphere MB/MQ. Please call me asap Ben.Price@alexanderash.com 0207 688 8432

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:DesignAPayments

    Configuration Manager Payments Banking London

    £700 to £799

    Configuration Manager Payments Banking London. A Tier 1 global Bank requires a Configuration Manager with very strong Payments experience and the ability to perform complex CM tasks and the ability to mentor or train team members in the configuration management effort. You must have a strong understanding of Code Configuration and Build Deployment processes and CMDB process as well as hands on exp on RTC and Clear case Tools. Experience in the following is essential:

    • Define Code Management, Build Deployment Process and Strategies.
    • Management of the Software configuration management plan
    • Recognize and communicate opportunities to add value or improve efficiency to CM processes, then plan and drive to pursue these opportunities
    • Be an active member of the CM team to participate in defining and implementing activities related to the configuration management of software development. This may include scheduling, executing, and documenting software build processes
    • Interaction with the Development, QA, Environments, Infrastructure team for Build, Deployment

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ConfigMngr

    Service / Recovery Manager Payments Banking

    £700 to £799

    Service / Recovery Manager Payments Banking. A leading Tier 1 Bank requires a Recovery Manager to work within Platform supports Incident and Problem Management. You will be accountable for driving the end to end technical resolution of incidents and the identification of their root causes. You will support SD in the management of infrastructure related incidents to accelerate resolution and minimize impact on internal and external customers. You must have the following experience: a deep understanding of the Payment Landscape (Applications, Technologies, Business process) UK Payments Industry knowledge, Analytical Skills and Change Management.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:TRM

    Solution Architect Design Authority Payments Banking London

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Solution Architect Design Authority Payments Banking London . My client is willing to pay a high salary for an Architect and/or Design Authority in Payments / clearing (Chaps or BACS or Faster Payments) who also has expert knowledge in any integration or middleware products like Websphere, Tibco, etc. We have 8 roles available for Architects with extensivive Payments Platforms experience but you must be very technically strong and have current payments platofrm experience. Please call me asap Ben.Price@alexanderash.com 0207 688 8432

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:DesignAPayments

    Director - Portfolio Finance & Investment Governance

    £1,000 to £1,499

    Director - Portfolio Finance & Investment Governance

    My client, a global Tier 1 Investment Bank, is currently embarking on a prolonged period of change spanning their whole group technology function. The expansive portfolio of change will consist of multiple programmes aimed at driving efficiencies, cutting costs and industrialisation, all ensuring the bank retains its dominance in the market. We are looking to bring on board a proven Director level individual to play an integral part in the financial governance of each project investment at group portfolio level and ensure all budget spend is adhered to as per the programme plan.

    The key responsibilities for this integral position will include;

    Providing detailed financial governance at a portfolio level from inception stage through to delivery; this will include reviewing the return on investment, budget spends, detailed P&L review on each specific programme, tracking spend and reporting all information up to board level portfolio sponsors.

    To be successful in this role, you will likely be a qualified Accountant and be able to demonstrate extensive experience of the following;

    Managing investment spend across multiple transformation programmes; Ensuring clear definition between change and "BAU" spend; Implementing programme governance flow for investment spend approval, Portfolio spend health checks and lifecycle reviews; Detailed P&L autopsy reviews; Board level stakeholder management and reporting.

    To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please forward your CV today.

    **Please note - only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be considered for this position**

    Alexander Ash consulting are acting as a search firm.

    London / Contract / Ref: CA-1705-FINGOV

    Director- Portfolio Management

    £1,500 to £3,000

    They skillset for this role is as follows:

    This is a heavy governance focussed role as opposed to a delivery focussed role.

    Ability to provide Portfolio governance from inception all the way through to delivery.

    Ability to interact with senior management and not be tentative when asking difficult questions.

    Ability to track delivery of cost saving initiatives, also involving investment decisions per each programme.

    Influencing sponsors and providing regular health checks and providing continuous risk and issue reports for each on-going programme.

    The individual must demonstrate:

    Extensive implementation experience, including providing an overall governance structure across a multitude of complex programmes within a massive organisation.

    A solid understanding of financial programme delivery.

    Proven ability to gain buy in from senior management, stakeholders, and sponsors across a variety of business lines.

    Proven in driving a global initiative.

    Most likely be a qualified accountant and be able to demonstrate extensive experience of the following. Managing investment spend across multiple transformation programmes, ensuring clear definition between change and BAU spend, implementing programme governance flow for investment spend approval, portfolio spend health checks and lifecycle reviews, detailed P&L autopsy reviews, board level stakeholder management and reporting.

    Only candidates who meet these standards will be considered.

    London / Contract / Ref: GRE-DLBD

    Portfolio - Financial Governance

    £1,000 to £1,499

    Director level individual required to manage the investment spend across a portfolio of programmes at a Global Investment bank. You will provide investment governance and financial tracking, driving financial governance and portfolio health checks. Extensive experience around budgets, CAPEX, ROI and drilling down on spend is ESSENTIAL.

    Accountancy background and Investment banking is required.

    Alexander Ash is acting as a search firm for the purpose of this advert.

    London / Contract / Ref: MVav/finance

    Director- Investment Governance

    £1,000 to £1,499

    A fantastic opportunity to join a Tier 1 Investment Bank on their operational excellence programme. This is a large piece of work looking at cost savings and relocation strategy across the bank but primarily affecting technology. You will be responsible for Investment Governance on the programme and in order to do this you must have an ability to look at all financial governance structures. You will be managing spending. You will ideally have an accounting background and some experience as a management consultant.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK INSGO

    Business Analyst - Business Continuity IT, Investment Bank

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Business Analyst - Business Continuity IT, Investment Bank. The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are undertaking a major expansion of their Business Continuity change team and require a business analyst understand the banks business continuity strategy and provide analytic expertise for safeguarding the bank's revenue generating activities.

    You will be responsible for bridging the gap between the client's needs and the technical delivery team and to help successfully deliver projects within this diverse and challenging space. The Business Analyst will be heavily involved at all stages of the software delivery lifecycle from initial scoping and planning exercises through to the detailed analysis and collaboration with the IT team to deliver working software.

    You will have the opportunity to work in a premier global banking institution with excellent benefits and a great working culture.

    You should apply for this role if you have/are:

    • Outstanding analysis skills including: business process modeling, use cases/user stories, data modeling and UML
    • Stakeholder management experience
    • Any previous experience in business continuity highly beneficial
    • Financial services and/or treasury experience highly beneficial
    • Technical skills including: SQL, Oracle, Qlickview and/or TOAD
    • Excellent technical degree from a leading university

    This is a permanent role compensated at £30,000 to £42,00.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/05/13/BABC

    Lead Business Analyst - Business Continuity IT, Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Lead Business Analyst - Business Continuity IT, Investment Bank. The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are undertaking a major expansion of their Business Continuity change team and require a business analyst understand the banks business continuity strategy and provide analytic expertise for safeguarding the bank's revenue generating activities.

    You will be responsible for bridging the gap between the client's needs and the technical delivery team and to help successfully deliver projects within this diverse and challenging space. The Business Analyst will be heavily involved at all stages of the software delivery lifecycle from initial scoping and planning exercises through to the detailed analysis and collaboration with the IT team to deliver working software.

    You will have the opportunity to work in a premier global banking institution with excellent benefits and a great working culture.

    You should apply for this role if you have/are:

    • Outstanding analysis skills including: business process modeling, use cases/user stories, data modeling and UML
    • Stakeholder management experience
    • Any previous experience in business continuity highly beneficial
    • Financial services and/or treasury experience highly beneficial
    • Technical skills including: SQL, Oracle, Qlickview and/or TOAD
    • Excellent technical degree from a leading university

    This is a permanent role compensated at £42,000 - £58,000.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/0513/BCLBA

    Business Analyst - Treasury, Investment Bank.

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Business Analyst - Treasury, Investment Bank. The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are undertaking a major expansion of their Treasury and IT team and require an IT-focused business analyst understand the bank's treasury systems and work with the business to analyse their requirements and requests, identifying and assessing change needs.

    As a Business Analyst you will be responsible for full lifecycle business analysis activities, from gathering and document requirements, obtaining sign-off, liaising with programme managers, supporting business case outlining, feasibility studies, UAT and data analysis.

    You will have the opportunity to work in a premier global banking institution with excellent benefits and a great working culture.

    You should apply for this role if you have/are:

    • Outstanding analysis skills including: business process modeling, use cases/user stories, data modeling and UML
    • Stakeholder management experience
    • Financial services and/or treasury experience highly beneficial
    • Technical skills including: SQL, Oracle, Qlickview and/or TOAD
    • Professional in an accountancy or highly numerate or big data environment advantageous
    • Excellent technical degree from a leading university

    This is a permanent role compensated at £30,000 - £42,000.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: TR/AA/5013/BAT

    Credit Risk Business Analyst - Investment Bank, Birmingham

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Credit Risk Business Analyst - Investment Bank, Birmingham. The Birmingham offices of a major investment bank are undertaking a major expansion of their Credit Risk Change and IT team and require an IT-focused business analyst understand the bank's credit risk systems and work with the business to analyse their requirements and requests, identifying and assessing change needs.

    As a Business Analyst you will be responsible for full lifecycle business analysis activities, from gathering and document requirements, obtaining sign-off, liaising with programme managers, supporting business case outlining, feasibility studies, UAT and data analysis.

    You will have the opportunity to work in a premier global banking institution with excellent benefits and a great working culture.

    You should apply for this role if you have/are:

    • 5+ years financial services business analysis experience
    • Any kind of financial risk experience, preferably wholesale but also retail
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Any knowledge of credit processes in capital markets is highly advantageous
    • Any knowledge of derivatives also advantageous
    • Excellent technical degree from a leading institution

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham city center, compensated at £42,000 - £58,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/0513/CRBA

    Business Analyst - Risk IT/Credit Risk - Top Tier Investment Ba

    £50,000 to £59,999

    We are recruiting on behalf of a Global Investment Bank, who currently has multiple openings for strong Business Analysts ranging from Associate to VP level to work specifically within their Risk IT (Credit Risk) Business area.

    The Job holders will be responsible for collecting and documenting requirements and feed specifications, be responsible for understanding the End-to-End Counterparty Credit Risk Processes and the Indicators involved in supporting these and will have frequent communication with both the Business (Programme/Project Managers and Clients) and the IT (Functional Analysts, Developers, testers) community. In addition, this role will involve co-ordinating UAT, defining Test Requirements and work in partnership the QA & Testing Teams.

    Essential experience:

    A minimum of 3 years Change Management - Business Analysis experience within Financial Services - Ideally Investment/Banking, other Financial Services experience is being considered.

    Strong Analytical and problem solving experience

    Ability to work with Technical resources and ideally experience of ERWIN, Toad or SQL.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-CR-WM

    Project Manager/Senior Business Analyst

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Project Manager/Senior Business Analyst - Investment Banking- Prime Brokerage - Permanent - 95k

    My Client, A global Investment Bank are looking for a Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager within Operations Change.

    You must possess strong change management and Business Analysis skills and have a good knowledge of Prime product offerings. You will be responsible for successfully managing a number of change initiatives in parallel funded by the Front Office and Operations as part of the global Prime Services change program.

    A detailed understanding of Prime Services, specifically Prime Financing with a solid understanding of the trade lifecycle front to back is essential

    You will come from an Invesment Banking background.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-PGM-1605

    Investment Governance Director - Global Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £1,000 to £1,499

    A Tier 1 Global Investment Bank is looking for Investment Governance Director/Consultant. You must have experience with Investment Governance from a Projects perspective. You will need to have exceptional knowledge of financial governance, financial planning and Senior Stakeholder Management (CxO level).

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 03

    Director- Portfolio Management

    £1,500 to £3,000

    They skillset for this role is as follows:

    Ability to provide Portfolio governance from inception all the way through to delivery.

    Ability to interact with senior management and not be tentative when asking difficult questions.

    Ability to track delivery of cost saving initiatives, also involving investment decisions per each programme.

    Influencing sponsors and providing regular health checks and providing continuous risk and issue reports for each on-going programme.

    The individual must demonstrate:

    Extensive implementation experience, including providing an overall governance structure across a multitude of complex programmes within a massive organisation.

    A solid understanding of financial programme delivery.

    Proven ability to gain buy in from senior management, stakeholders, and sponsors across a variety of business lines.

    Proven in driving a global initiative.

    Only candidates who meet these standards will be considered.

    London / Contract / Ref: GRE-DLBD

    Lead Business Architect - Central Data Repository

    £125,000 to £149,999

    Lead Business Architect - Central Data Repository. A leading global investment bank are undertaking a strategic programme to centralise their legal contract reference data and require an experienced Business Architect to play the lead role in all activities concerning the design of the central data repository architecture.

    As a Lead Business Architect you will play a lead role in the delivery of the target operating model, focusing on the design of the target process model, data model and governance tool.

    You will be responsible for managing the business architect team comprising of process and data architectures, developing and owning the business architecture strategy and ensuring programme deliverables align with the target business architectures.

    You should apply for this if you have:

    • Deep contract reference data management knowledge
    • Knowledge of legal agreement, credit, collateral, client or product reference data front-to-back
    • Counterparty risk management process and regulatory knowledge
    • Deep understanding of Business Architecture methodology, function and its intersection with program delivery
    • Knowledge of investment banking business capabilities and processes
    • Experience delivering and implementing target operating models

    This is a permanent role, at Vice President or Director level depending on the candidate, compensated at £100,000 - £140,000 base salary + bonus + benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/0513/CDRBA

    Programme Manager - Client Reference Data, Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Programme Manager - Client Reference Data, Investment Bank. A major investment banking institution are undertaking a reference data programme as a key strategic initiative, sponsored by the investment bank CFO, and require an experience Programme Manager to take ownership for a major programme within the overarching portfolio.

    As a Programme Manager you will be responsible for taking end-to-end responsibility for multiple projects simultaneously, managing the migration of current systems onto the future state client architecture. You will also, among other things, establish governance, articulate business cases, develop scope, project strategy and manage delivery.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    Programme management or large scale project management track record

    • Strong reference data experience, either client or instrument data
    • Track record delivering on major adoption/migration projects
    • Track record of driving the decommissioning of legacy applications
    • Strong front to back business process knowledge
    • BSc educated or higher

    This is a permanent role compensated at £80,000 - £108,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/0513/RDPM

    Implementation Consultant - Banking - On-Boarding

    £60,000 to £69,999

    You will be involved in client implementation projects, providing guidance and driving change in clients' back office processes. You will lead the client implementation process ensuring that solutions are fit for purpose, clearly documented and tracked, as well as being accountable for the end to end project management of implementation and migration projects.

    International Cash, Trade and Liquidity Management products/solutions knowledge and the relationship management for all external / third party vendors is expected.

    • Tools and Standards
    • Act as Single Point of Contact for the end-to-end Implementation process
    • Planning
    • Document Creation and Control
    • Assist with the development and adoption of the Complex Implementation Operating Model
    • Reporting
    • RAID Management
    • Quality Assurance

    Please send your CV to maria.vavoulas@alexanderash.com IF you have end to end client on-boarding with experience in implementing projects for Corporate and Mid-Market clients.

    "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert.

    London / Permanent / Ref: MVav/implem

    Banking Operations Lead

    £400 to £499

    My client is a Top Tier Bank. They are currently searching for a banking operations lead. The candidate will be looking to progress to this role at an AVP level. Ideally candidate shoudl be energitic, determined and a team player lookign to bring the best otu of others.


    The role is to cover the career break of the current AVP in London Banking Operations. The Candidate must be able to motivate, support, lead, and inspire a number of individuals across the London Bankign estate; ensuring key service levels are achieved and are delivered by ensuring key processes are adhered to. The individual will be responsible for managing front line teams and also the processing teams including cheque processing.

    The individual will ideally be operating or at least in line for an AVP role within the next 12 months, able to motivate and support teams to deliver exceptional levels of client service and maintain high governance of controls. The individual will ideally have proven Banking skills including but not limited to understanding how branch environments operate. Additionally the candidate will have a strong understanding of the importance of risk and control.

    London / Contract / Ref: GRE-BOL

    Programme Manager/Senior Business Analyst

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Programme Manager/Senior Business Analyst - Investment Banking- Prime Brokerage - Permanent - 100k

    My Client, A global Investment Bank are looking for a Senior Business Analyst/Programme Manager within Operations Change.

    You must possess strong change management and Business Analysis skills and have a good knowledge of Prime product offerings. You will be responsible for successfully managing a number of change initiatives in parallel funded by the Front Office and Operations as part of the global Prime Services change program.

    A detailed understanding of Prime Services, specifically Prime Financing with a solid understanding of the trade lifecycle front to back is essential

    You will come from an Invesment Banking background.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-PGM-1605

    Project Manager - Front-to-back Derivatives, Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    Project Manager - Front-to-back Derivatives, Investment Bank. A major investment bank requires an experienced project manager for a major intercompany trading project spamming across all business lines. The project manager will be responsible for understanding the front-to-back trade flow, initially for rates, but ultimately for other derivative asset classes, working on a business change project to understand the data and process flows involved in intercompany trading.

    The project manager will be responsible both for understanding historical trades and flows of data, as well as re-engineering the current state so in order that the bank can better understand the flows and data involved in their intercompany trading.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • A deep understanding of the front-to-back trade flow for derivatives
    • Derivatives, ideally rates, business knowledge
    • Strong project management skills for business change initiatives
    • Process and data re-engineering experience beneficial

    This is a £550-650/day contract opportunity based in London.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/0513/ICTBA

    Supervisory Support Associate / PMO - Investment Bank.

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Supervisory Support Associate / PMO - Investment Bank. A major global investment bank are in the process of relocating a number of their key roles from London from Birmingham including their central control function which supervises and controls the front office global markets sales and trading businesses.

    The investment bank is looking for a Supervisory Support Associate who will ensure controls are executed against, provide management information, engage with product lines, interface with various groups across the bank and act as a point of contact for internal/external audits and regulatory assessments.

    As a Supervisory Support Associate you will be responsible for producing management information and carrying out PMO activities for the control function.

    If you want to work for a leading global investment bank with exceptional benefits and a great working culture, you should apply for this role if you have/are:

    • PMO and/or Project Management experience
    • Experience defining processes, tools and methodology for managing regulatory controls
    • Management information reporting experience
    • Financial services experience is highly desirable
    • Degree educated or higher

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham city center compensated at £45,000 - £55,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/SSA/0513

    Financial Control Support Manager / PMO - Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    A major global investment bank are in the process of relocating a number of their key roles from London from Birmingham including their central control function which supervises and controls the front office global markets sales and trading businesses.

    The investment bank is looking for a Supervisory Support Manager who will execute controls, provide management information, engage with product lines, interface with various groups across the bank and act as a point of contact for internal/external audits and regulatory assessments.

    If you want to work for a leading global investment bank with exceptional benefits and a great working culture, you should apply for this role if you have/are:

    • Experience defining processes, tools and methodology for managing regulatory controls
    • PMO and/or Project Management experience
    • Financial services experience is highly desirable
    • Understanding of corporate finance, markets and regulatory environment is advantageous
    • Degree educated or higher

    This is a permanent role based in Birmingham city center compensated at £65,000 - £75,000 / year + bonus + benefits.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/FCSM/0513

    Hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst - MI reporting

    £500 to £599

    A Global Bank is looking for a hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst with strong experience with MI (Management Information). You will need to have extensive experience in MI and some experience of delivering Offshoring or near shoring projects.

    You will be responsible for the business processes and systems analysis by gathering business requirements, identifying gaps and making improvements by either developing the processes and systems yourself or managing the internal developers. You will be managing the entire MI reporting project, as well as managing Senior Stakeholders, and delivering anything that is related to MI.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 05 - 01

    Methodology Risk Analyst

    £700 to £799

    Margining Methodology Risk Analyst - Uncleared Margining - Investment Banking - £750 P/D

    My client, a global Investment Bank based in London is looking for a Margining Methodology Risk Analyst. The vacancy sits within the Risk division and is responsible for analyzing pre-deal credit exposure for the whole spectrum of derivative products.

    You should have experience in Defining Margins and risk methodologies

    You will be focusing on the methodology and governance around the calculation of initial margin for the uncleared derivative portfolio and in particular collaborating with Market Risk Management, Market Risk Operations and Risk Analytics & Instruments Validation teams with the objective to get regulatory approval for the uncleared margining framework (methodology, controls and governance).

    The team will also have very close interaction with Front Office to define and agree on the margining framework to implement and to submit for regulatory approval.

    Please note you will need to have experience within an investment bank to be considered for the position.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-RA-1505

    Director - Portfolio Governance & Strategy

    £1,500 to £3,000

    Director - Portfolio Governance & Strategy

    My client, a global Tier 1 Investment Bank, is currently embarking on a prolonged period of change spanning their whole group technology function. The expansive portfolio of change will consist of multiple programmes aimed at driving efficiencies, cutting costs and industrialisation, all ensuring the bank retains its dominance in the market. We are looking to bring on board a proven Director level individual to play an integral part in the governance of the group portfolio and to ensure all cost saving initiatives are adhered to and delivered as per the programme plans.

    The key responsibilities for this integral position will include;

    Providing Portfolio governance from inception stage through to delivery; this will include investment decisions on each specific programme, tracking delivery of set cost saving initiatives, taking responsibility for the portfolio governance and escalating any issues to senior management, influencing and gaining ratification from CxO level sponsors and providing regular health checks and risks & issues reports on each ongoing programme.

    To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of the following;

    Implementing and providing an overall governance structure across multiple complex programmes within a large and complex organisation; A proven history of using your gravitas to gain buy in from and influence very senior stakeholder and sponsors spanning multiple business lines; A deep understanding of financial programme delivery and its associated risks for different business lines; Exceptional team management on a global scale; The versatility to drive forward time critical agendas within an ever changing and politically charged environment; An extensive understanding of various Portfolio Programme Management (PPM) tools.

    To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please forward your CV today.

    **Please note - only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be considered for this position**

    Alexander Ash consulting are acting as a search firm.

    London / Contract / Ref: CA-1505-DGOV

    Consultant - Global Investment Bank - Birmingham

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My client a Global Tier 1 Investment Bank are seeking change consultants with either consulting experience or banking experience with cross functional knowledge. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work with a Tier 1 Investment Bank with an easy commute into Birmingham.

    This role sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business. The team consists of senior project and programme managers who are responsible for the mobilisation, planning, delivery, governance and advisory of cross functional change initiatives projects that address issues common to multiple businesses e.g. regulatory compliance, static data, IT architecture and off-shoring.

    As well as providing change and programme management expertise, they add value to the business by working closely with service providers (e.g. Finance, IT, Operations, Legal Regulatory and Compliance) to ensure change is fully integrated into the bank from front-office to back-office.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 20

    Vice President Business Analyst - Finance MI Reporting

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Vice President Business Analyst with strong Management Information (MI) experience. This is a Global Team that sits within the Finance function that have an outstanding book of work for the next 2-3 years.

    You must have experience:

    • Within a Finance related function in a top tier Bank, preferably within an MI reporting function
    • Strong experience as a Business Analyst (business requirements gathering & testing)
    • Outstanding Stakeholder Management
    • Knowledge of Finance functions
    • Ability to plan, manage, prioritise and execute detailed tasks
    • Experience with MI reporting within a banking environment
    • Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills
    • Strong organisation skills

    TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSTION YOU MUST BE WORKING FOR AN INVESTMENT BANK OR ON SITE THROUGH A CONSULTANCY.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 01 - 11

    Methodology Risk Analyst

    £700 to £799

    Margining Methodology Risk Analyst - Uncleared Margining - Investment Banking - £750 P/D

    My client, a global Investment Bank based in London is looking for a Margining Methodology Risk Analyst. The vacancy sits within the Risk division and is responsible for analyzing pre-deal credit exposure for the whole spectrum of derivative products.

    You will be focusing on the methodology and governance around the calculation of initial margin for the uncleared derivative portfolio and in particular collaborating with Market Risk Management, Market Risk Operations and Risk Analytics & Instruments Validation teams with the objective to get regulatory approval for the uncleared margining framework (methodology, controls and governance).

    The team will also have very close interaction with Front Office to define and agree on the margining framework to implement and to submit for regulatory approval.

    Please note you will need to have experience within an investment bank to be considered for the position.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-RA-1505

    Uncleared Margin - Margining Methodology Risk Analyst

    £800 to £999

    Uncleared Margin - Margining Methodology Risk Analyst. A major European investment bank are undertaking majors works within their uncleared Margining business and their exposure management group require a Margining Methodology Risk Analyst to focus on methodology and governance around the calculation of initial margin for the uncleared derivatives portfolio.

    As a Margining Methodology Risk Analyst you will be responsible for working in collaboration with market risk management, operations and analytics & instruments validation team to get regulatory approval for the uncleared margining framework (methodology, controls and governance).

    Front office interaction will also be key to define and agree on the margining framework to implement and to submit for regulatory approval.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Strong mathematical and statistical background.
    • VAR, valuation and margining approaches and methodologies
    • Good analyitical skills
    • Advanced Excel/VBA
    • Knowledge of Dodd-Frake and EMIR is advantageous

    This is a contract role based London compensated up to GBP 800/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/UMA/0513

    Business Analyst - Data Modelling - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for Business Analyst with extensive Data Modelling experience within the Finance function. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team with an outstanding book of work over the next 3 years.

    You will need to have:

    • A proven business analysis and problem solving skills within an Investment Bank either direct or working on site through a consultancy.
    • Extensive experience in data modeling, business process and requirement analysis / documentation
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Data Models, Information Models, Data Dictionaries and Data Glossaries
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Business Process Models
    • A proven experience managing Senior Stakeholders.
    • Strong Finance function experience (accountancy qualification nice to have)

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 1 - 10

    Project Manager

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Proven track record of managing large concurrent, complex business and technical projects of strategic significance, via third party suppliers and internal resources.

    -Maintain accurate project status information for senior stakeholders whilst taking end to end responsibility for forecasting and communuication.

    -Essential that the candidate is front office facing.

    -Analyse high level requirements and develope comprehenssive assessments and business solutions to meet them.

    -Ability to network across infrastructure areas withing the organisation.

    -Must have worked in a front office environment.

    -Prince II preferable.

    London / Contract / Ref: GRE-PMBLON

    Avaloq Business Analyst

    £20,000 to £29,999


    Avaloq Business Analyst. A major wealth / investment manager is undertaking a major strategic project to understand a business-critical problem and require a best of breed Business Analyst with Avaloq experience to play a key role in project

    You will be responsible for undertaking structured business analysis, managing senior stakeholders, ad hoc project management, and detailed diagnostic/analysis work.


    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Avaloq experience
    • Excellent business analysis skills
    • Change implementation experience for large projects
    • Detailed understanding of the investment/wealth management business

    This is a contract opportunity based in London compensated at 500-600/day GBP.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/AVABA/0513

    Solution Architect Design Authority Payments Banking London

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Solution Architect Design Authority Payments Banking London . My client is willing to pay a high salary for an Architect and/or Design Authority in Payments / clearing (Chaps or BACS or Faster Payments) who also has expert knowledge in any integration or middleware products like Websphere, Tibco, etc. We have 8 roles available for Architects with extensivive Payments Platforms experience but you must be very technically strong and have current payments platofrm experience. Please call me asap Ben.Price@alexanderash.com 0207 688 8432

    London / Permanent / Ref: BenP:DesignAPayments

    Risk and Controls Business Analyst/ Project Manager

    £600 to £699

    Risk and Controls Business Analyst/ Project Manager- A Tier 1 Investment Bank require an experience Project Manager/ Business Analyst to join their risk and controls change team who focus on regulatory projects within operations. This will be a varied role where you will have the chance to work on business process re-engineering, project planning and test planning.

    To be suitable for this position you must have risk and controls experience and have exposure to regulatory projects within operations. You must be an experienced Business Analyst and Project Manager who has worked on projects throughout the full lifecycle. Prime brokerage or equity product knowledge would be beneficial. You MUST have extensive and recent Investment Banking experience to be considered.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK REGCON

    PeopleSoft Business Analyst - Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    PeopleSoft Business Analyst - Investment Bank. A major investment bank are undertaking a large scale transformational change initiative within their Human Resources division in order to cope with new requirements around volumes of hiring, talent acquisition and channels to market and require a best of breed PeopleSoft Business analyst to work with the business to define these requirements and drive the projects forward.

    As a Business Analyst within the HR Change function you will be responsible for working with the business to elicit, define and document requirements for the new HR systems, as well as providing a link between the business divisions and solutions providers for all aspects of identifying, implementing and maintain solutions.

    You should apply for this if you have:

    • PeopleSoft HR experience
    • Knowledge of HR processes and practice
    • Experience in large scale corporate environments
    • Excellent requirements elicitation, gathering and documentation skills
    • BSc or higher from leading academic institution

    This is a permanent compensated at GBP 45,000 - 55,000.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/PSBA/0513

    Banking Operations Lead

    £400 to £499

    The role is to cover the career break of the current AVP in London Banking Operations. The Candidate must be able to motivate, support, lead, and inspire a number of individuals across the London Bankign estate; ensuring key service levels are achieved and are delivered by ensuring key processes are adhered to. The individual will be responsible for managing front line teams and also the processing teams including cheque processing.

    The individual will ideally be operating or at least in line for an AVP role within the next 12 months, able to motivate and support teams to deliver exceptional levels of client service and maintain high governance of controls. The individual will ideally have proven Banking skills including but not limited to understanding how branch environments operate. Additionally the candidate will have a strong understanding of the importance of risk and control.

    London / Contract / Ref: GRE-BOL

    Credit and Rates Business Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    A Tier 1 Global Investment Bank is looking for a Credit and Rates Business Analyst. You will need to have experience in managing and communicating with Senior Stakeholder Management (CxO Level). You must have product knowledge with Credit and Rates working within an Investment Bank.

    You will need to have excellent Business Analytical skills with at least 5 years' experience in change management.

    We value diversity and always appoint on merit.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 02 - 01

    Project/Programme Manager - Credit Risk/Regulatory Change

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank are after a Risk Project/Programme manager with experience in leading portfolios of change from Inception to final implementation.

    We are looking for project/programme managers that have been responsible for development, implementation and maintenance of processes and systems used for risking, limit and excess management, control and reporting of Credit Risk.

    The experience my client is after is:

    • Running Basel 3 projects.
    • Managing projects that span multiple different stakeholders and departments
    • Has worked closely with Credit Risk IT teams
    • Very Delivery Focussed
    • Communicate and manage Key/Senior Stakeholders

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB/133

    Financial Reporting (IFRS) Programme Manager - Investment Bank.

    £1,000 to £1,499

    Financial Reporting (IFRS) Programme Manager - Investment Bank. A top tier investment bank are undertaking a major transformation programme for their international financial reporting standards (IFRS) function and require an experienced, delivery-focused programme manager to execute on the IRFS implementation book of work.

    This role is ideally suited to a qualified accountant with experience in a control function who has latterly moved into a change or IT programme management role, with strong execution/delivery experience.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 10+ years financial services / investment banking skills
    • Track record of at least one IFRS Implementation
    • Strong execution and delivery experience
    • Expert programme management and governance skills

    This is a contract opportunity up to £1000/day.

    London / Contract / Ref: AA/TR/IRFS/0513

    Configuration Manager Payments Banking London

    £700 to £799

    Configuration Manager Payments Banking London. A Tier 1 global Bank requires a Configuration Manager with very strong Payments experience and the ability to perform complex CM tasks and the ability to mentor or train team members in the configuration management effort. You must have a strong understanding of Code Configuration and Build Deployment processes and CMDB process as well as hands on exp on RTC and Clear case Tools. Experience in the following is essential:

    • Define Code Management, Build Deployment Process and Strategies.
    • Management of the Software configuration management plan
    • Recognize and communicate opportunities to add value or improve efficiency to CM processes, then plan and drive to pursue these opportunities
    • Be an active member of the CM team to participate in defining and implementing activities related to the configuration management of software development. This may include scheduling, executing, and documenting software build processes
    • Interaction with the Development, QA, Environments, Infrastructure team for Build, Deployment

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ConfigMngr

    Business Analyst - Data Modelling - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for Business Analyst with extensive Data Modelling experience within the Finance function. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team with an outstanding book of work over the next 3 years.

    You will need to have:

    • A proven business analysis and problem solving skills within an Investment Bank either direct or working on site through a consultancy.
    • Extensive experience in data modeling, business process and requirement analysis / documentation
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Data Models, Information Models, Data Dictionaries and Data Glossaries
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Business Process Models
    • A proven experience managing Senior Stakeholders.
    • Strong Finance function experience (accountancy qualification nice to have)

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 1 - 10

    Service / Recovery Manager Payments Banking

    £700 to £799

    Service / Recovery Manager Payments Banking. A leading Tier 1 Bank requires a Recovery Manager to work within Platform supports Incident and Problem Management. You will be accountable for driving the end to end technical resolution of incidents and the identification of their root causes. You will support SD in the management of infrastructure related incidents to accelerate resolution and minimize impact on internal and external customers. You must have the following experience: a deep understanding of the Payment Landscape (Applications, Technologies, Business process) UK Payments Industry knowledge, Analytical Skills and Change Management.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:TRM

    Qualified Accountant - Finance Change Projects Banking

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Qualified Accountant - Finance Change Projects Banking. A fantastic and rare opportunity to join a Tier 1 Investment Bank within their Finance Change team as a UAT Test Analyst. You will be responsible for representing product control and financial control in the UAT test phase. You will also be involved in co-ordination in the UAT phase and provide status reports. You will also assist with QA testing.

    To be suitable for this position you must be a qualified accountant with a minimum of 1 years post qualification experience ideally in banking. You should be a dynamic and hungry individual with a real desire to move into the projects space. This bank will provide extensive training and no change management is required. This role has great progression opportunities and you could go on to become a Business Analyst/ Project Manager in the future.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JKACA

    SME BACS Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London

    £800 to £999

    SME Support Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London. A Tier 1 global Bank requires an SME Support consultant with experience of Payments, Incident & Problem Management. You must have the following experience UK Payment Industry Knowledge, WMB/WMQ, WTX from development as well as infrastructure perspective, architectural, design and build understanding of Applications, understanding of Payment landscape.

    You will work on the platform to support Incident and Problem Management and you will be accountable for driving the end to end technical resolution of Severity 1 and code Red incidents and the identification of their root causes. Working with incident management.

    • Work to minimize time required to restore impacted service
    • Operate on a 24 x 7 basis until failure risk is eliminated and exit criteria has been satisfied
    • Direct other resources (L2 SME) towards identifying and resolving the incident
    • Support SD in the management of infrastructure related incidents to accelerate resolution and minimize impact on internal and external customers.
    • Work with teams to establish root cause analysis of problems / incidents
    • Document and communicate lessons learned to support learning and drive continuous improvement

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ConfigMngr

    Summit Lead Developer Consultant - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    On behalf of Global Investment Bank, we are seeking strong Summit Developers to work on a business-critical, Operation Excellence work stream.

    The selected job holder will be responsible for ensuring deliverables are of suitable quality. You will be required to work with the internal infrastructure to ensure hardware, environments & support is in place and work in partnership with QA teams.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-Summit-Banking

    Architect Design Authority Payments Banking Websphere MB/MQ

    £800 to £999

    Architect Design Authority Payments Banking Websphere MB/MQ. My client is willing to pay a high daily rate for an Architect and/or Design Authority in Payments (Chaps, BACS, Fastre Payments) who also has expert knowledge in Websphere MB/MQ. We have 9 roles available for Architects with extensivive Payments Platforms experience but you must be very technically strong in Websphere MB/MQ. Please call me asap Ben.Price@alexanderash.com 0207 688 8432

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:DesignAPayments

    Banking Operations Lead

    £400 to £499

    The role is to cover the career break of the current AVP in London Banking Operations. The Candidate must be able to motivate, support, lead, and inspire a number of individuals across the London Bankign estate; ensuring key service levels are achieved and are delivered by ensuring key processes are adhered to. The individual will be responsible for managing front line teams and also the processing teams including cheque processing.

    The individual will ideally be operating or at least in line for an AVP role within the next 12 months, able to motivate and support teams to deliver exceptional levels of client service and maintain high governance of controls. The individual will ideally have proven Banking skills including but not limited to understanding how branch environments operate. Additionally the candidate will have a strong understanding of the importance of risk and control.

    London / Contract / Ref: GRE-BOL

    Loss Adjuster - Domestic/Home claims Team - North/South London

    £30,000 to £39,999

    We're looking for strong - Customer focused - Loss adjuster/Personal Claims Consultants who have extensive experience, specifically with Loss adjusting household/domestic claims coupled with relevant professional qualifications - for example, working toward to CII to work and cover

    Accountabilities:

    Visiting customers making insurance claims and settling, advising and consulting the claim as correctly whilst enhancing the brand.

    An ability to identify opportunities to improve the insured the risk.

    Negotiate the claim with the customers.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-PC-22

    Banking Operations Lead

    £20,000 to £29,999

    The role is to cover the career break of the current AVP in London Banking Operations. The Candidate must be able to motivate, support, lead, and inspire a number of individuals across the London Bankign estate; ensuring key service levels are achieved and are delivered by ensuring key processes are adhered to. The individual will be responsible for managing front line teams and also the processing teams including cheque processing.

    The individual will ideally be operating or at least in line for an AVP role within the next 12 months, able to motivate and support teams to deliver exceptional levels of client service and maintain high governance of controls. The individual will ideally have proven Banking skills including but not limited to understanding how branch environments operate. Additionally the candidate will have a strong understanding of the importance of risk and control.

    London / Contract / Ref: GRE-BOL

    Credit Risk Reporting Business Analyst - Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for an eager and dedicated Credit Risk Business Analyst with Credit Risk reporting experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Team with an outstanding book of work over the next two to four years.

    You must have experience in the following:

    • Defining business requirements for new and existing reporting tools
    • Business analysis of reporting processes workflow
    • Business analysis with an investment bank or consultancy
    • End to end project life-cycle experience from defining the requirements, building support, testing, impact assessment and user training.
    • Delivery of multiple projects simultaneously
    We value diversity and always appoint on merit.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 01 - 11

    Regulatory Reporting SME

    £20,000 to £29,999

    A major investment bank requires a Regulatory Reporting SME to undertake a number of major transformational change initiatives for the business.

    The ideal candidate will have previously been a regulatory reporting analyst and/or manager who has latterly moved into a more requirement-centric role, perhaps a business analyst, and has a detailed understanding of Basel III regulatory reporting requirements and CRD IV.

    This is a contracting opportunity compensated at £650-700/day based in London City.

    London / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/RRSME/0513

    Credit Risk Systems Analyst (SAS) - Retail Bank, Halifax

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Credit Risk Systems Analyst (SAS) - Retail Bank, Halifax. A major UK retail bank is undertaking a major transformation programme within their credit risk function and requires a Risk Systems Analyst to support the extensive change agenda.

    As a Risk Systems Analyst you will be responsible for producing data accuracy reports to regulatory standards, managing incidents and implementing system changes, as well as extensive project support work within the transformation programme.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • 3-7 years financial services experience
    • Strong SAS and systems kills
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Credit risk knowledge highly desirable

    This is a permanent role based in Halifax compensated at £40,000 / year.

    Rest of Europe / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/CRSA/0513

    Operations Associate - Asset Management

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Operations Associate - Asset Management - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    The London Collateral and Trade Management team has primary responsibility for all aspects of trade flow, settlement risk management, collateral and margin settlement, and counterparty liaison. The group has extensive interaction with internal and external parties both to ensure effective oversight for existing business but also to shape and implement solutions for new products, strategies and systems.

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate experience of;

    Strong technical and market knowledge of various products (Derivatives, Fixed Income and/or Equities); Liaising with traders and brokers to implement new products, trade in new markets, or re-engineer existing flows; Resolving complex market and settlement issues; Identifying opportunities to improve control, scalability and efficiency; Building relationships with outside financial institutions to improve quality and productivity of work.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-TM-0805

    Compliance & Quality Assurance Senior Manager - London

    £70,000 to £79,999

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    Our client is seeking a Strong Compliance and Quality Assurance Senior Manager who has strong experience of Designing and delivering Compliance and QA Activity coupled with a sincere passion to ensure Customers are receiving fair outcomes in all their dealings with the business.

    Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of Compliance and Quality Assurance and good (practical) knowledge of FSA Regulations, with ideally one of the following: ICOBS, MCOB, BCOBS, TCF OR DISP.

    The job holder will be responsible for developing risk Based Compliance and Conduct QA plans to provide assurance to a diverse range of Senior Stakeholders.

    And be responsible for ensuring QA outcomes and Testing MI Is accurate and provided withing set timelines.

    "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-QA-COMP

    Quality Assurance - Retail Banking - Risk & Compliance

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Leading Financial Services Organisation requires a QA Senior Manager to develop risk based Compliance and Conduct Risk quality assurance plans to provide independent assurance to the Executives and Board on the effectiveness of compliance controls.

    ICOBS, MCOB, BCOBS, TCF or DISP

    Day to day lead and oversight of the development and execution of targeted quality assurance and compliance reviews which are appropriate to the business:

    • QA Outcomes Testing MI
    • Lead the review of regulatory and conduct risk assessments, gap analyses and challenges of business monitoring plans
    • Direct the planning and delivery of regulatory requested assurance reviews where required
    • Drive best practice across their specialist function in order to maximise efficiency and raise standards of compliance
    • Business Plan and financial planning, budgeting and forecasting process

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert.

    We value diversity and always appoint on merit.

    London / Permanent / Ref: MVav/compliance

    Business Analyst - Data Modelling - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for Business Analyst with extensive Data Modelling experience within the Finance function. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team with an outstanding book of work over the next 3 years.

    You will need to have:

    • A proven business analysis and problem solving skills within an Investment Bank either direct or working on site through a consultancy.
    • Extensive experience in data modeling, business process and requirement analysis / documentation
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Data Models, Information Models, Data Dictionaries and Data Glossaries
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Business Process Models
    • A proven experience managing Senior Stakeholders.
    • Strong Finance function experience (accountancy qualification nice to have)

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 1 - 10

    Digital Marketing Manager - Banking

    £300,000 to £499,999

    A leading Financial Services Organisation requires a part time Marketing Manager to focus on Digital Marketing / Communications and their Social Media strategy.

    Website / Pay per click activity / SEO / Banners / Media Plans / Tracking / MI / Project Management

    You will have experience in search through to deal and have managed vendors including creative / media and analytical agencies.

    Attention to detail is important as you will be providing detail around online and offline data. In addition, you will have strong exposure to budgets; monthly and quarterly forecasting.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert.

    We value diversity and always appoint on merit.

    South West / Contract / Ref: MVav/Marketing

    Foreign Exchange Associate - Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Foreign Exchange Associate - Investment Bank. A top tier investment bank are undertaking a massive expansion within their Birmingham footprint and their foreign exchange business is looking for talented individuals to work in a business-critical team which provides management information platform capabilities to their foreign exchange sales business.

    As a Foreign Exchange Associate within their investment banking division you will be responsible for providing a critical link responsible for managing senior stakeholders within a team providing client-facing platforms for distributing liquidity and attracting transactional flow.

    This is a stellar opportunity for a graduate in a relevant degree with relevant commercial experience to work in a world leader in the foreign exchange business.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • At least a conceptual understanding of foreign exchange pricing and market terminology
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of technology product lifecycle is advantageous
    • At least a BSc in finance / accounting / economics or relevant numerical degree

    This role is compensated at £45,000 - £55,000 + bonus + benefits.

    "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/FXA/0513

    Peoplesoft Business Analyst - Investment Bank.

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Peoplesoft Business Analyst - Investment Bank. The Birmingham offices of a global investment bank are undertaking massive expansion in the region and as a consequence of the human resources challenges faced during this expansion they require a Business Analyst to gather and document new requirements for expanding functionality of the Peoplesoft HR system.

    As a Business Analyst you will be responsible for gathering and documenting user requirements concerning direct sourcing, hiring volumes and talent acquisition, as well as writing test scripts and UAT testing.

    You should apply for this role if you have:

    • Excellent experience gathering and documenting business requirements
    • Blue chip corporate experience in a large, multi-national corporate environment
    • Deep knowledge of the Peoplesoft platform
    • HR function expertise is highly advantageous

    The role is compensated at £50,000 - £55,000 / year + market leading benefits + bonus.

    "We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/PSBA/0513

    Project Manager - Foreign Exchange, Investment Bank

    £50,000 to £59,999

    The Birmingham offices of a global investment bank are investing heavily in their client-facing foreign exchange platform and require a best-of-breed Project Manager to deliver business-critical change management activities for the business.

    As a Project Manager within the foreign exchange client solutions group you will be leading the co-ordination of efforts to minimize the development footprint across multiple client solutions programmes, coordinating across multiple senior stakeholders within the foreign exchange group.

    You should apply for the role of Project Manager within the foreign exchange client solutions group at a leading investment banking if you're looking to work in a global leader in foreign exchange sales and trading, in a fast paced, meritocratic environment and if you have:

    • Excellent track record of managing multi-country, cross-regional projects in large scale organisations
    • Excellent written, oral, communication and inter-personal skills
    • Knowledge of foreign exchange products highly advantageous but not required
    • Degree educated or higher in numerate/scientific discipline

    This role is compensated at £55,000 / year + market leading benefits + bonus.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: AA/TR/FXPM/0713

    Personal Claims Consultant - Loss Adjusting household/domestic

    £50,000 to £59,999

    We're looking for strong Personal Claims Consultants who have extensive experience, specifically with Loss adjusting household/domestic claims coupled with relevant professional qualifications - for example, working toward to CII.

    Accountabilities:

    Visiting customers making insurance claims and settling, advising and consulting the claim as correctly whilst enhancing the brand.

    An ability to identify opportunities to improve the insured the risk.

    Negotiate the claim with the customers.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-PC-22

    Contract PMO - Investment Banking

    £500 to £599

    The PMO ensures that the proper controls and processes are in place and adhered to in order to facilitate the on-going management of the program in line with best-practice Program Management methodologies. This includes all budgeting and resource management responsibilities but also monitoring and managing the health of the Programme including threats to successful delivery.
    The PMO ensures that the senior stakeholders are kept adequately informed of the status of the Programme through establishing effective reporting and escalation processes.

    Additionally you will facilitate the smooth process of on-boarding and exiting of resources to the Program through suitable on-boarding processes and documentation, security management including access, permissions and controls, and knowledge management.

    it essential that applicants have both experience of working with an investment Bank as well as working (applied) knowledge of the project lifecycle.

    AlexanderAsh is acting as an agency.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    Midlands / Contract / Ref: SM-PMO2-0705

    FX Project Manager - Global Bank - Birmingham

    £50,000 to £59,999

    A Global Bank is looking for a FX Project Manager to join their ever growing team. You will need to have solid experience in delivering Projects in the FX product space to be considered for this role.

    This is a great opportunity for someone that is either based in Birmingham or looking to relocate, who has banking project management experience.

    You must have:

    • A proven track record of project management skills (complex and ideally multi-country and/or cross-regional projects).
    • Excellent written and oral communication and inter personal skills.
    • A flexible mindset to work in a challenging and rapidly changing business environment.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: PB - 20 - 02

    Marketing Manager - Global Bank - Bristol

    £40,000 to £49,999

    A Global Bank is looking for a Marketing Manager to join their Retail group. If you have experience of managing and developing campaign plans, this is the opportunity for you.

    If you have experience in:

    • Maintaining a good understanding of the marketplace, products and business area and nurture internal relationships
    • Managing the development, creation and delivery of marketing communications to deliver brand & business objectives.
    • Manage the relationship with media partners to ensure optimum ROI on marketing communications investment, influencing all marketing suppliers to increase brand and communications impact.
    • Manage the relationship with third party agencies and suppliers to deliver creative excellence
    • Develop rigorous budget management & reporting process to control owned budgets

    South West / Permanent / Ref: PB - 20 - 01

    Marketing Manager

    £20,000 to £29,999

    You will manage the following:
    Develop, create and deliver marketing communications / develop campaign plan / Senior Stakeholder Management with internal stakeholders and third party agencies and suppliers / develop rigorous budget management & reporting process to control owned budgets / translate complex product/product benefits into compelling marketing communications / translate and interpret the brand promise, visual identity and tone of voice into marketing communications

    "Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this. We value diversity and always appoint on merit."

    South West / Permanent / Ref: MVav/Marketing

    Business Manager - Legal - Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a passionate and dedicated Business Manager with Investment Banking experience to join their Legal team. You will be reporting to the COO to provide support and management to the Legal Function.

    To be considered for the position you must have:

    • Financial management experience, overseeing the functional and project budgeting and expense management
    • Experience in complex problem solving
    • Demonstrable experience of project management and project lifecycle tracking
    • Experience of overseeing projects and issue resolution
    • Ability to manage ad-hoc projects involving multiple functional areas

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 1 - 04

    Business Analyst - Investment Bank - Regulatory Reporting

    £700 to £799

    My client a Global investment bank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join their Regulatory reporting team. This role sits within Operations, so you must have Operations experience along with Dodd Frank or EMIR.

    To be considered for this role you must have experience in:

    • Evaluation of regulatory definitions from relevant bodies to understand what future regulatory changes entails
    • Strong Senior Stakeholder Management
    • Understand the concepts of the Transaction Reporting Hub and how operation of the infrastructure impacts data reported to FSA
    • Strong experience in developing Dodd Frank or EMIR reporting
    • Defining Operating Modules and governance

    YOU MUST HAVE INVESTMENT BANKING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 3 - 02

    Regulatory Reporting Change SME - £650 per day

    £600 to £699

    Regulatory Reporting Change SME - £650 per day

    The role will incorporate all aspects of change, including a high degree of input into business requirements documentation, understanding (and where possible, writing) functional requirements, process improvements, data sourcing from a poor quality data pool, calculating RWAs using standardised rules, understanding the back-testing process and having a holistic view over new rules and regulations. If you were to have a keen understanding of the front to back trade flow of various product sets, this would be advantageous.

    The culture of the bank is very consensus driven and so they require somebody to come on board with a team player attitude (not "bullish") and transparency is critical to the success of any project i.e. if a book of work faces issues and delays, this would need to be communicated to senior stakeholders immediately.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a market leading bank and gain exposure to cross functional change projects.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your details today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    London / Contract / Ref: CA-0105-REGREP

    Asset Management Business Analyst (Business Change)

    £500 to £599

    Asset Management Business Analyst (Business Change)- A great opportunity to join the business change team at this large global asset management firm. You will be responsible for analysis on projects within the team including requirements gathering, writing documentation, testing and managing stakeholders. All the projects are within business change across the company.

    To be suitable you must have a background as a Business Analyst within Asset Management and you must also have business change experience. Technology backgrounds are not suitable for this position.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK ASETMA

    Business Data Analyst - Global Asset Manager

    £500 to £599

    A Global Asset Management is looking for a Business Data Analyst. You will need to have a good understanding of asset management business, outstanding Business Analysis experience, a track record of working in a global environment with distributed business users and IT resources, the ability to devise efficient solutions to business challenges and an analytical approach in operational and business change requirements.

    You will need to have Asset Management experience to be considered for this position.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 09 - 01

    Wintel Systems Engineer

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Wintel Systems Engineer - London - 50K

    My Client a Globally recognised organisation are looking for an experienced Wintel Systems Engineer, with a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server (2008/12), Active Directory (2008/12) and associated technologies - in particular SCOM and SCCM (2007/12).

    As well as providing day-to-day 3rd and 4th line support for business critical applications, they will also have a good all-round understanding of back-office infrastructure, with a minimum of 3-years practical experience of managing, monitoring and maintaining a large, globally dispersed server estate. The individual will also be familiar with both VMware and Microsoft virtualisation.

    The following skills at Level 3/4 support are mandatory for this role:

    • Windows Server 2003/2008/12 and related technologies.
    • Active Directory 2008/12 and related services.
    • SCOM 2007/12
    • SCCM 2007/12
    • SQL Server Reporting ServicesVMware vSphere 5.1
    • PowerShell 2/3
    • Windows 7/8
    • Microsoft Office Suite

    To apply for the position please send your CV to shane.mallon@alexanderash.com or call 07880194372 for further information

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-WSE-1704

    Senior Business Analyst/ Project Manager

    £800 to £999

    Urgent - Contract - Senior Business Analyst/ Project Manager - Investment Banking - London - £650 - £850 P/D

    A leading Investment Bank is looking for a senior business analyst/Project Manager with excellent derivatives knowledge to join their London team.

    You will be responsible for Requirements Gathering and Analysis across Derivatives Front Office, working closely with senior business stakeholders to define requirements and produce technical specifications in line with business goals

    You Must have experience in:

    • Practical experience of operations trade processing flows with an emphasis on confirmations processing.
    • End-to-end knowledge of the trade capture and confirmation process, including ISDA definitions.
    • Knowledge of life cycle management, such as Corporate Actions, expiry, Market Disruption Events and payment generation, for derivatives
    • Intercompany Trading or Transfer Pricing or Intercompany Transactions

    To apply for the position please send your CV to shane.mallon@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-INTT-2304

    Vice President Business Analyst - Finance MI Reporting

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Vice President Business Analyst with strong Management Information (MI) experience. This is a Global Team that sits within the Finance function that have an outstanding book of work for the next 2-3 years.

    You must have experience:

    • Within a Finance related function in a top tier Bank, preferably within an MI reporting function
    • Strong experience as a Business Analyst (business requirements gathering & testing)
    • Outstanding Stakeholder Management
    • Knowledge of Finance functions
    • Ability to plan, manage, prioritise and execute detailed tasks
    • Experience with MI reporting within a banking environment
    • Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills
    • Strong organisation skills

    TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSTION YOU MUST BE WORKING FOR AN INVESTMENT BANK OR ON SITE THROUGH A CONSULTANCY.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 01 - 11

    Business Analyst - Data Modelling - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for Business Analyst with extensive Data Modelling experience within the Finance function. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team with an outstanding book of work over the next 3 years.

    You will need to have:

    • A proven business analysis and problem solving skills within an Investment Bank either direct or working on site through a consultancy.
    • Extensive experience in data modeling, business process and requirement analysis / documentation
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Data Models, Information Models, Data Dictionaries and Data Glossaries
      • Experience of developing, managing and maintaining a Finance Business Process Models
    • A proven experience managing Senior Stakeholders.
    • Strong Finance function experience (accountancy qualification nice to have)

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 1 - 10

    Business Analyst - Investment Bank - Clearing and Operations

    £80,000 to £89,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a dedicated Business Analyst to join their ever growing change team. The role sits within their Clearing Operations team.

    You must have experience in:

    • Leading high priority projects in Clearing Operations and being able to manage Senior Stakeholders
    • Conducting analysis to plan, scope and define projects.
    • Developing project plans and manage implementation, including milestones, issues / risk tracking and communications throughout the project life-cycle.
    • Managing expectations for successful delivery among stakeholders in Business and Operations project teams.
    • Monitoring the progress of on-going development work and understand how that fits into the firm's strategic plans.
    • Developing Business requirements and develop consensus around deliverables.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 3 - 01

    Compliance/ Audit Project Manager (CASS/client money)

    £600 to £699

    Compliance/ Audit Project Manager (CASS/client money)- This Tier 1 Investment Bank require a Project Manager to work on a review of Client Money and Assets across the bank. You will be working closely with the external consultancy completing the reviews. You will be responsible for challenging the consultants and tracking and monitoring progress. You will also be responsible for the escalation of risks and issues.

    The ideal candidate will have a background in compliance or audit and you must have an understanding of client money rules/ CASS. Project experience isn't necessary however it would be beneficial. A management consulting background would be ideal.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK CASSCOM

    Associate - Reporting and Monitoring Team - Tier 1 Investment B

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My Client a leading Investment Bank is looking for a high calibre Operations Professional (Associate level) to join their Operations team.

    The role will involve Producing and/or validating daily, weekly or monthly Regulatory Reports, as well as responding to enquiries from the Regulators and internal teams such as Compliance and Legal while Maintaining strong Risk Management within the daily production process.

    Experience in Regulatory Reporting, Compliance and Risk Management within Investment Banking is essential. A Working knowledge of tradable financial products, e.g. Equities, Fixed Income, Exchange Traded Derivatives, OTC Derivatives is preferred.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-RMT-2904

    Project Manager - Operations Change - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Looking for a strong Project Manager with experience of Listed Derivatives from a clearing perspective, to join a leading Investment Bank

    My Client a leading Investment Bank is looking for a high calibre Project Manager to join their Operation Change team.

    The role will involve leading a high priority project from initiation stage through to implementation, across a wide range of business facing initiatives. Furthermore, you will be expected to provide detailed project plans to various business units and assist with issue and risk tracking when necessary.

    The areas of main focus will be Clearing, Listed Derivatives, and Prime Brokerage.

    It would be an advantage to possess and MBA or Project Management qualification. It is essential however to have had previous Investment Banking experience.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM/0PSC/2604

    Business Analyst - HR - Resourcing & HR Polices - Contract

    £400 to £499

    Business Analyst - required to work within the HR function of a Top Tier, Global Financial Services Provider. Experience sought: Resourcing Policies knowledge - ideally from a Major Financial Services domain.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-RP-87

    SME BACS Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London

    £500 to £599

    SME Support Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London. A Tier 1 global Bank requires an SME Support consultant with experience of Payments, Incident & Problem Management. You must have the following experience UK Payment Industry Knowledge, WMB/WMQ, WTX from development as well as infrastructure perspective, architectural, design and build understanding of Applications, understanding of Payment landscape.

    You will work on the platform to support Incident and Problem Management and you will be accountable for driving the end to end technical resolution of Severity 1 and code Red incidents and the identification of their root causes. Working with incident management.

    • Work to minimize time required to restore impacted service
    • Operate on a 24 x 7 basis until failure risk is eliminated and exit criteria has been satisfied
    • Direct other resources (L2 SME) towards identifying and resolving the incident
    • Support SD in the management of infrastructure related incidents to accelerate resolution and minimize impact on internal and external customers.
    • Work with teams to establish root cause analysis of problems / incidents
    • Document and communicate lessons learned to support learning and drive continuous improvement

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ConfigMngr

    Design Authority Application Support PAyments BACS CHAPS London

    £500 to £599

    Design Authority Application Support Payments BACS CHAPS London. I urgently need a Payments support SME who can function as a SME for the BACS, CHAPS and Faster Payments platforms. You must be able to problem solve, debug, resolve incidents. You will be tasked with understanding what is the issue, what is the solution and resolving the issue. You must have experience with Architecture & Design of payments applications and business processes. I have a detailed spec so please call me asap to discuss. Ben Price 0207 688 8432

    London / Contract / Ref: JS/SMEDESIGN

    Target Operating Model Business Analyst- Finance

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Target Operating Model Business Analyst- Finance Tier 1 Investment Bank. A great role for a Business Analyst to join a large scale project looking at the design of a new Target Operating Model across Finance in the bank. You will be responsible for analysis on the project and will be tasked with gathering requirements, writing documentation, UAT testing and managing stakeholders.

    To be suitable you should have strong experience of working on Target Operating Models within Investment Banking. You should have experience of working as a Business Analyst and finance change experience would be ideal. A background in management consulting would be an advantage.

    Candidates without recent Investment Banking experience will not be considered.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JK TOMFIN

    Senior Business Analyst/ Project Manager

    £800 to £999

    Urgent - Contract - Senior Business Analyst/ Project Manager - Investment Banking - London - £650 - £850 P/D

    A leading Investment Bank is looking for a senior business analyst/Project Manager with excellent derivatives knowledge to join their London team.

    You will be responsible for Requirements Gathering and Analysis across Equity Derivatives Front Office, working closely with senior business stakeholders to define requirements and produce technical specifications in line with business goals

    You Must have experience in:

    • Experience of working with Equity Over The Counter Derivatives products OTC
    • Practical experience of operations trade processing flows with an emphasis on confirmations processing.
    • End-to-end knowledge of the trade capture and confirmation process, including ISDA definitions.
    • Knowledge of life cycle management, such as Corporate Actions, expiry, Market Disruption Events and payment generation, for equity derivatives
    • Intercompany Trading or Transfer Pricing or Intercompany Transactions

    To apply for the position please send your CV to shane.mallon@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-DBS-2304

    Interim Director - Location Strategy - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £1,500 to £3,000

    Interim Director - Location Strategy - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    An integral part of this programme of work will include a major relocation phase, tasked with driving a holistic overall Location Strategy Programme across the global technology teams, with a focus on standardisation, virtualisation and rationalisation.

    With global locations already identified, we are currently seeking an exceptional individual to drive forward the programme throughout the full end to end process - from mapping out current roles and responsibilities with senior stakeholders and programme sponsors, through to designing and implementing the location blueprint and implementing the major "near shoring/right shoring/off shoring" of staff to lower cost centres.

    To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate previous experience implementing a similar book of work globally, within a large, complex environment. You will have previously led a definitive top down review of an organisation, mapped out key roles and responsibilities and put in place ambitious relocation strategies spanning multiple regions and jurisdictions. You will understand the pitfalls faced by such an ambitious project and will have the ability to avoid the mistakes commonly made.

    A flexible approach is essential as this is an ever changing environment as the programme advances through the various stages of delivery. In addition, you will have a deep understanding of the day to day tasks of a global technology team in order to communicate effectively at all levels and to understand the intricacies of mapping out an organisation from the top down.

    London / Contract / Ref: CA-2304-LOC

    Regulatory Change Project Manager/ Business Analyst

    £600 to £699

    Regulatory Change Project Manager/ Business Analyst- a great role has opened up at this Tier 1 Investment Bank for a Regulatory Change Manager. You will be sitting in Operations Change and working on the new EMIR regulation that is affecting the bank. The role offers a wide variety of tasks including business process re-engineering, project planning and business implementation.

    To be suitable for this position you must have experience as a Business Analyst and Project Manager on projects within Investment Banking. You should have full lifecycle experience and will need some experience of regulatory projects such as Dodd Frank, EMIR, FATCA, MIFID or Basel. You should also have strong derivatives product knowledge and ideally you will have a background in operations change.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK REGBA

    Project Manager

    £600 to £699

    *Urgent Requirement* Project Manager - Banking - £500 - £600 P/D - London

    New credit card delivery project aimed at increasing the competitiveness of a Global Wealth Management organisation. The project currently intends to deliver a completely new Credit Card and has just received business case approval and is targeted for delivery in October / November 2011.

    The project manager will be required to work with a matrix team of business subject matter experts and across the 3rd party cards supplier and RBSG support teams involved in the delivery model, from project start up to technical implemenation and delivery to clients.

    The project will require an experienced project manager:

    • Who can work effectively from idea development to approval and through to implementation stage
    • Who has a strong understanding and experience of the Cards industry and products from experience of working in this context - ideally working with Tsys as a 3rd party provider
    • Who is a strong leader of project work and ensures ownership is clear and accepted across a matrix-managed team
    • Who is an effective facilitator and resolver / preventer of issues between stakeholder groups
    • Who is strong communicator used to communicating at senior management and executive level and be able to produce high quality executive presentations and business cases. Excellent PowerPoint and good excel skills essential.

    To apply please send your CV to shane.mallon@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-PCM-2204

    Lean Process Improvement Analyst - Top Tier FS Green-Black belt

    £800 to £999

    We're looking for Strong Process Improvement Analysts - Lean/Six Sigma Accredited - to work in partnership with Process - Work stream Leads in adding value through Lean re-engineering techniques.

    Applications outside of Financial Services are welcome. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate strong Change Management Experience coupled with a track record of Delivering Process Improvement Projects - from inception to Delivery

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-PI-LE

    HR Business Analyst - Global HR - MI - Wealth Management

    £400 to £499

    The appointed Business Analyst will have exceptional MS Excel skills and be comfortable with: producing formulas, macros, pivot tables etc.

    Successful applicants will have experience of working within the Recruitment/Resourcing function of a Top Tier Financial Services company and be able to demonstrate strong Stakeholder Management (at all levels) coupled with a good understanding of project delivery methodologies.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-BW-09

    Operations Associate - Asset Management - £60,000

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Operations Associate - Asset Management - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    The London Collateral and Trade Management team has primary responsibility for all aspects of trade flow, settlement risk management, collateral and margin settlement, and counterparty liaison. The group has extensive interaction with internal and external parties both to ensure effective oversight for existing business but also to shape and implement solutions for new products, strategies and systems.

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate experience of;

    Strong technical and market knowledge of various products (Derivatives, Fixed Income and/or Equities); Liaising with traders and brokers to implement new products, trade in new markets, or re-engineer existing flows; Resolving complex market and settlement issues; Identifying opportunities to improve control, scalability and efficiency; Building relationships with outside financial institutions to improve quality and productivity of work.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1904-TRADE

    Associate - Regulatory Reporting & Monitoring - £60,000 Base

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Associate - Regulatory Reporting & Monitoring - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits

    The key responsibilities for the group will include;

    Disclosures to various markets and major shareholders; Transaction reporting to regulators, Trade support for specific trade exceptions; Final checks before reports are submitted to markets. In addition to this the team is involved with strategic project work on an ad-hoc basis.

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate detailed experience of;

    Governance and procedures; Reporting to external parties within strict timelines, an exceptional understanding of governance and procedures and regulatory pressures being faced, migration of regulatory operations, some oversight of project work and an ability to gain buy in from senior stakeholders.

    To be considered for this position, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    **Due to the volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, you have not been successful**

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1904-REP

    Process Architect/Analyst - PM (Lean/Six Sigma)

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Great opportunity to join a tier one global investment bank and help them deliver the strategic vision for the business architecture, please read on

    Our client a tier one Investment Bank requires an experienced Business Architect, Process Consultant, or an indivudla with experience in designing solutions with a focus upon BPR, BPM, organisational change including process mapping and process re-engineering (roles and responsibilities).

    It would be beneficial if you have some form of experience within Finance change, although this is not essential. Perhaps you have studied to be an accoutnant in the past, or perhaps you have delivered cross functional solutions designs that have covered the finance function. However, if you are more of a process specialist this is also fine. Moreover, it would be expected that you have previously designed Target Operating Models (TOM).

    You will be expected to influence the strategy team in defining the target function's organisation along with roles and responsibilities. Define the target processes around exploitation of information. Define the target function's governance. Define the target function's enablers. Liaise with other architects to ensure the business, data and IT architecture are aligned and support the vision.

    The successful may or may not be a qualified accountant, but will have:. Experience of defining Business Architectures, Target Operating Models. The ability to translate business requirements into IT jargon. Ability to translate MI/Analytics business requirements into business architecture solutions.

    If this is you, please send your latest CV Alexander Ash Consulting.

    London / Permanent / Ref: UPBPR

    Project Manager - INVESTMENT BANK - BIRMINGHAM BASED

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank are seeking an experienced project manager with experience in financial services to join a growing, business facing central projects group for the sales and trading businesses.

    It is expected that you would have come from either a consulting background or have some experience working directly within capital markets/financial services.

    This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a top tier investment bank and be within the forefront of their business driven change initiatives.

    They require consultative individuals to contribute to the analysis and delivery of re-engineering initiatives across asset class which has been forecasted for several years. It is anticipated that candidates have experience working for a consulting firm and understanding capital markets, in particularly investment banking, asset management and investment management.

    Managing new project requests and facilitating the prioritisation of such requests, liaising with IT for estimates, tracking progress against the project plan, providing regular updates to all stakeholders, logging and managing project issues.

    Continually reviewing the Best Practice Procedure for the group and ensuring that the London Team adheres to this for all projects in scope for the Book of Work.

    Experience of managing a small team with proven record of good people development. Personal Characteristics: * Strong analytical skills * Flexible in managing tasks * Proactive * Ability to work under pressure * Ability to work in a complex, global environment * Self motivated * Team player * Service and customer focus * Good communication skills * Good Microsoft Office products knowledge (especially. Excel, Visio and PowerPoint)

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a group that plays a pivotal role in the delivery of strategic solutions across asset class. It is expected that you would have graduated from a red brick university with at least a 2:1, coupled with excellent employment tenure thereafter. Applicants must be from a management consultancy background with strong communication skills both written and verbally, in addition to having a strong exposure to derivatives and a thorough understanding of the trade lifecycle

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: UP - MC

    Senior Business Analyst - Credit Derivatives

    £1,000 to £1,499

    My client a Tier 1 investment bank seek a senior business analyst with an understanding of trade processing across the credit business to liaise with the front office and build business requirements.

    This role requires strong product knowledge across the structured credit businesses. Core responsibilities:

    * As Is analysis: understand and document current state

    * Front - Back Office processes across the credit business

    * To Be process design: define future state processes

    * Target operating model experience

    * Define implementation roadmap for process and IT changes

    * Extensive experience in process re-engineering and/or Business analysis (As Is analysis and To Be design)

    * Familiar with front office terms and concepts Personal Characteristics:

    * Strong analytical skills

    * Flexible in managing tasks

    * Proactive

    * Ability to work under pressure

    * Ability to work in a complex, global environment

    * Self motivated

    * Team player

    London / Permanent / Ref: UPCRED

    Business Analyst/Project Manager

    £20,000 to £29,999

    A leading global investment bank seeks ex management consultants with analysis and project management skills to join an internal consulting group. They require consultative individuals to contribute to the analysis and delivery of re-engineering initiatives across asset class which has been forecasted for several years.

    It is anticipated that candidates have excellent tenure working for a management consultancy and have gained strong asset class knowledge - having worked closely with the desk previously. Core responsibilities include but not limited to:

    Bridge the gap between the business and IT
    As Is analysis: understand and document current state
    Front - Back Office processes across
    To Be process design: define future state processes
    Target operating model experience
    Define implementation roadmap for process and IT changes
    Extensive experience in process re-engineering and/or Business analysis - (As Is analysis and To Be design)
    Familiar with front office terms and concepts
    Presentation of processes and business requirements to senior stakeholders using excel and powerpoint
    Critical thinking is key - after analysis; conclude and propose a strategy to reduce risk exposure.
    Managing new project requests and facilitating the prioritisation of such requests, liaising with IT for estimates, tracking progress against the project plan, providing regular updates to all stakeholders, logging and managing project issues.
    Business analysis - compiling and maintaining project documentation such as business specifications, test packs, and project plans, planning and coordinating UATs, obtaining necessary sign offs, and managing implementations.
    Analysis of current state technology used by the business and articulating technical target state
    Continually reviewing the Best Practice Procedure for the group and ensuring that the London Team adheres to this for all projects in scope for the Book of Work.
    Experience of managing a small team with proven record of good people development.
    Personal Characteristics:

    * Strong analytical skills

    * Flexible in managing tasks

    * Proactive

    * Ability to work under pressure

    * Ability to work in a complex, global environment

    * Self motivated

    * Team player

    * Service and customer focus

    * Good communication skills

    * Good Microsoft Office products knowledge (especially. Excel, Visio and PowerPoint)

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a group that plays a pivotal role in the delivery of strategic solutions across asset class. It is expected that you would have graduated from a red brick university with at least a 2:1, coupled with excellent employment tenure thereafter.

    Applicants must be from a management consultancy background with strong communication skills both written and verbally, in addition to having a strong exposure to derivatives and a thorough understanding of the trade lifecycle

    London / Permanent / Ref: UP - MC

    Business Analysts/Project Managers - **Reference Data**

    £125,000 to £149,999

    My client a Tier 1 investment bank require are in the midst of a bankwide reference data initiative. They require individuals with strong reference data delivery experience as a Business Analyst or Project Manager to work with the business and liaise with technology to deliver.
    This role involves liaison with business silos across GM and the ability to engage with senior stakeholders across the various CXO functions.

    Individuals with a strong track record of delivery in this space are required to come in and liaise with the business gathering requirements, doing stakeholder management, documenting and building functional specifications.

    This is in support of a business driven reference data initiative, which comprises of the initiation and completion of the build out of a revamped infrastructure for data management, subsequent distribution of data and the governance ownership model to manage and monitor the quality of the data.

    * A proven track record of business analysis and project management and delivery within the Investment Banking industry

    * High-level understanding of key Investment Banking products e.g. Equities, Derivatives, Bonds, FX, Credit, Money Markets, Repos

    * In depth knowledge of the front to back trade lifecycle, processes associated with financial markets and in particular, extensive exposure to Front to Back processing systems and processes

    * In depth application of project skills and experience across the entire systems development lifecycle

    * Good understanding of the fundamentals of market, credit and operational risk

    * A professional, mature approach to project/programme management

    * Ability to influence key decision makers, peer groups and functions outside direct control

    * Ability to excel in a structured but complex working environment

    * Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization including senior business sponsors and key service providers (both IT and business)

    * Ability to use influencing and interpersonal skills to build agreement between divergent interest groups

    * Experience of defining and scoping large change programmes to meet business goals

    * Ability to initiate projects ensuring appropriate sponsorship, funding and resources are available

    * Clear presentation skills to delivery programme status providing transparency to sponsors and stakeholders

    * Has the confidence and ability to convincingly structure, summarise, defend and present recommendations

    Reference data Experience required:

    * A proven track record of business analysis/project management and delivery within the space of Reference Data in the Investment banking industry

    * Ability to explain the rationale for reference data initiatives and achieve senior management support and backing for the delivery of such programmes, with an ability to clearly articulate what it means to the business - in short provide benefit realisation in a business sense

    * Depth and knowledge in the following areas:

    -Articulate the types of reference data (instrument, client, hierarchy, etc), understands the processes behind management or maintenance of static/reference data in applications

    -Awareness of regulatory and standard bodies - legal entity registration, ISDA etc. and their historic and potential implications on reference data

    -Awareness of providers of reference data in the market place specific to instrument and market data services such as MarkIT, as well as awareness of market participant types - exchanges, custodians, agents, intermediaries etc.

    -Experience in the management of a "request for information" response proposal for the provision of (ideally data) services into an organisation. This would also extend into the subsequent recommendation process and planning of the implementation / transfer of services to the preferred supplier

    Experience in the management of 3rd party service provides into an organisation and the management, review of defined SLA performance and associated project delivery changes against budget.

    London / Permanent / Ref: UP/RDS

    Programme Director - Front Office (F2B)

    £1,000 to £1,499

    Our client a top tier bank is looking for a Programme Director to join a Front Office driven programme to improve the front to back infrastructure over the coming year. All areas of the trade lifecycle are being addressed and the solutions delivered are business aligned. Business aligned change and transformation will include people, processes, technology and organisational change so a full spectrum of experience across these disciplines is expected.

    You will be responsible for the full spectrum of programme director concerns including delivery, communication, governance, relationship management, strategy and control. However, the critical element is without doubt delivery - therefore you will have a demonstrable background of successful delivery of change agenda's.

    Our client expects you to have significant programme / portfolio management experience on large F2B strategic initiatives. Strong investment banking experience. Strong communication and decision making skills. Strong stakeholder management abilities. It would be beneficial if you have product knowledge within Equity Derivatives.

    Alexander Ash is acting as a search firm.

    London / Contract / Ref: R/001762

    Senior PMO Manager - IT, Investment Bank / Consultancy

    £800 to £999

    Global Investment Bank is looking for an experienced Programme Management Office professional with a proven track record of PMO work within the Investment Banking and Consultancy industry, specifically within the technology space.

    This is a challenging opportunity that requires the ability to influence key decision makers, peer groups and functions outside or your direct control.

    In this fast paced environment you must be able to prioritize tasks, work within deadlines, taking a pragmatic and considered approach, paying close attention to details. You will need to employ strong oral and written communication skills, necessary to effectively communicate issues, risks and progress on complex processes to multiple stakeholders including Front Office, IT, Trade Capture, Operations, Risk and Finance Management.

    Essential:
    A proven track record of PMO work within the Investment Banking and Consultancy industry.
    Strong Governance & Stakeholder management.
    Proven capability within the cross asset class space of a global Investment Bank.
    MI & Report generation i.e. Steering Committee / Working Group packs .
    Task tracking i.e. capture & manage to close all approvals/deliverables.
    Manage/ track the programme financials.
    Risk & Issue management & escalation.
    Experience in preparing project/programme MIS i.e. Business Case review.
    Candidate must be highly organized and be competent and confident organizing others within a PMO context.
    Candidate must be able to think critically, analyze workflows and data, draw conclusions and suggest potential solutions to mitigate risk exposure and/or improve efficiency.
    Able to utilize proficient Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills to document detailed processes and business requirements.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary to effectively communicate issues, risks and progress on complex processes to multiple stakeholders including Front Office, IT, Trade Capture and Finance Management.
    Ability to self-initiate, work productively when unsupervised and multitask across multiple concurrent projects.
    Must be able to prioritize tasks, work within deadlines, taking a pragmatic and considered approach, paying close attention to details.
    A professional, mature approach to project management.
    Ability to influence key decision makers, peer groups and functions outside direct control.
    Ability to excel in a structured but complex working environment.
    Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization including senior business sponsors and key service providers (both IT and business)
    Ability to use influencing and interpersonal skills to build agreement between divergent interest groups
    Clear presentation skills to delivery programme status providing transparency to sponsors and stakeholders.
    Has the confidence and ability to convincingly structure, summarise, defend and present recommendations.

    London / Contract / Ref: UP PMO

    Business Analyst - (ETD) Exchange Traded Derivatives Clearing

    £600 to £699

    Business Analyst - (ETD) Exchange Traded Derivatives Clearing - Top Tier Investment Bank - Contract - London, Canary Wharf

    Our Client - a Top Tier Global Investment Bank - is seeking a strong (senior) Business Analyst to work within a Large Transformation Programme. The appointed Business Analyst will be responsible for conducting analysis and drive forward the project agenda.

    Experience sought:

    Subject Matter Expertise of Exchange Traded Derivatives Clearing gained from Top Tier Investment Banks or from a renowned Management Consultancy.

    Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a strong background with technology or Exchange Traded Derivatives Operations.

    The Senior Business Analyst will have strong communications skills and be able to work in partnership with both Business and IT Stakeholders.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-ETD-C

    Senior Business Analyst - Listed Derivatives

    £700 to £799

    Senior Business Analyst - Listed Derivatives - Contract £700 P/D URGENT REQUIREMENT

    My Client, a globally recognised Investment Bank require a Senior Business Analyst - Listed Derivatives

    Description:

    • An experienced Senior Business Analyst is required to join the business aligned change team to work within a large transformation programme
    • The initial 6 month contract is to specifically perform required analysis and drive a project to create a new reference data solution for Listed Derivatives
    • This project is a key part of the overall transformation programme and impacts almost every other part of the business

    Essential:

    • Experience of Exchange Traded Derivatives Clearing gained at a similar institution
    • Ability to perform trade flow analysis and provide high level solution architecture within the bounds of a technical strategic solution
    • Background in either technology (possibly a previous developer or architect) or ETD Operations

    To Apply please send your CV to shane.mallon@alexanderash.com or call 07880194372 for further information

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-SBAD-1804

    Employee Tax Compliance Analyst - PAYE - Settlement Agreements

    £20,000 to £29,999

    The job holder will be responsible for preparing and submitting the Businesses PAYE Settlement Agreement to HMRC for Mid-September and to also manage the liability to HMRC for mid-October

    The job holder will be responsible for preparing and submitting the Businesses PAYE Settlement Agreement to HMRC for Mid-September and to also manage the liability to HMRC for mid-October

    Experience sought:

    Professional Qualifications - CIMA,. ACA, CTA or other relevant qualifications.

    Proven experience of Preparing and Submitting PAYE Settlement Agreement, ideally for Large, Global Firms.

    Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate good Excel skills and be able to navigate CODA.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-Aa-231

    Hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst - Operations

    £600 to £699

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager with Operations and balance sheet substantiation experience. To be successful in this role you must have a good understanding of front to back trade flows and that's associated with risk and control key points and experience in managing multiple work streams and being able to juggle between priorities to change.

    You must be currently working for an Investment Bank or working directly through a consultancy to be considered for this position.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 07

    Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager - Reference Data

    £600 to £699

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager with reference data operations experience. You will need to have process reengineering through to management of UAT experience along with, finding and communicating the causes of waste within processes, and performing appropriate root cause analysis to create Target Processing Models.

    To be successful in this position you must currently be working for an Investment Bank or working directly through a consultancy.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 08

    Associate - Reporting and Monitoring

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Associate - Reporting and Monitoring - £75k - London

    Globally recognised Investment Bank looking for an experienced Operations professional to work in the Reporting and Monitoring team.Summary

    Operations is a multi-faceted division that partners with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. Alongside this vital service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm's assets and its reputation.

    Responsibilities include:
    * Produce and/or validate daily, weekly or monthly Regulatory Reports
    * Investigate and resolve exceptions generated during the Regulatory Reporting process
    * Respond to enquiries from the Regulators and internal teams such as Compliance and Legal
    * Support Business Analysis team delivering strategic projects to improve the regulatory reporting infrastructure, e.g. completing UAT for regular system upgrades
    * Maintain strong Risk Management within the daily production process
    * Manage maintenance of procedures and other documents relating to the team
    * Drive forward solutions to remediate production issues
    * Participate in strategic initiatives across the global Regulatory Operations department
    * Develop solid working relationships with many other areas of the firm including the Front Office, Technology, Legal, Compliance, as well as interaction with external clients and regulators to support various reporting functions
    * Support team involvement in other GS activities outside of daily work

    To apply for the position please email your CV to shane.mallon@alexanderash.com or call 07880194372 for further information

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-RMA-1704

    Employee Tax Compliance - PAYE - HMRC - Settlement Agreements

    £20,000 to £29,999

    The job holder will be responsible for preparing and submitting the Businesses PAYE Settlement Agreement to HMRC for Mid-September and to also manage the liability to HMRC for mid-October

    The job holder will be responsible for preparing and submitting the Businesses PAYE Settlement Agreement to HMRC for Mid-September and to also manage the liability to HMRC for mid-October

    Experience sought:

    Professional Qualifications - CIMA,. ACA, CTA or other relevant qualifications.

    Proven experience of Preparing and Submitting PAYE Settlement Agreement, ideally for Large, Global Firms.

    Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate good Excel skills and be able to navigate CODA.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-Aa-231

    Wintel Systems Engineer

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Wintel Systems Engineer - London - 50K

    My Client a Globally recognised organisation are looking for an experienced Wintel Systems Engineer, with a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server (2008/12), Active Directory (2008/12) and associated technologies - in particular SCOM and SCCM (2007/12).

    As well as providing day-to-day 3rd and 4th line support for business critical applications, they will also have a good all-round understanding of back-office infrastructure, with a minimum of 3-years practical experience of managing, monitoring and maintaining a large, globally dispersed server estate. The individual will also be familiar with both VMware and Microsoft virtualisation.

    The following skills at Level 3/4 support are mandatory for this role:

    • Windows Server 2003/2008/12 and related technologies.
    • Active Directory 2008/12 and related services.
    • SCOM 2007/12
    • SCCM 2007/12
    • SQL Server Reporting ServicesVMware vSphere 5.1
    • PowerShell 2/3
    • Windows 7/8
    • Microsoft Office Suite

    To apply for the position please send your CV to shane.mallon@alexanderash.com or call 07880194372 for further information

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-WSE-1704

    Business Analyst - HR Systems (PeopleSoft) - West Midlands -

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Experience sought:

    Business Analysis specifically with HR systemts
    Strong Analytical & problem solving skills
    Knowledge of Quality Management tools
    Good Communiations skills - written and Verbal

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: KB-BPEO

    Business Analyst - Investment Bank - Clearing and Operations

    £80,000 to £89,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a dedicated Business Analyst to join their ever growing change team. The role sits within their Clearing Operations team.

    You must have experience in:

    • Leading high priority projects in Clearing Operations and being able to manage Senior Stakeholders
    • Conducting analysis to plan, scope and define projects.
    • Developing project plans and manage implementation, including milestones, issues / risk tracking and communications throughout the project life-cycle.
    • Managing expectations for successful delivery among stakeholders in Business and Operations project teams.
    • Monitoring the progress of on-going development work and understand how that fits into the firm's strategic plans.
    • Developing Business requirements and develop consensus around deliverables.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 3 - 01

    Hybrid Business Analyst - Reference Data - Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager with reference data operations experience. You will need to have process reengineering through to management of UAT experience along with, finding and communicating the causes of waste within processes, and performing appropriate root cause analysis to create Target Processing Models.

    To be successful in this position you must currently be working for an Investment Bank or working directly through a consultancy.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 08

    Business Analyst - Finance/Operations

    £600 to £699

    Business Analyst - Finance/Operations. A role at a Tier 1 Investment Bank in a team that is part of the group which deals with operations risk, control and regulatory management. This will be looking at account management in global operations.

    You will be responsible for deep dive reviews on balance sheet accounts owned by operations and ensure that key root causes and control gaps are closed from the deep dives. There is also an element of testing involved. The ideal candidate will have an accountancy qualification and experience of balance sheet substantiation, risks and controls and root cause analysis. You must have strong experience as a Business Analyst and you must have Investment Banking experience. You will ideally have some experience of operations change in banking.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK BAACMAN

    VP Contractor - Account Ownership

    £600 to £699

    VP Contractor - Account Ownership - Banking - £600 P/D

    The role is in the Account Governance & Control (AGC) team which is part of the wider Operations Risk, Control and Regulatory Management (RCRM) group.

    The key principle objective of AGC is that throughout their lifecycle, accounts should be managed, controlled and governed against consistent standards that meet both internal policy and external regulatory expectations.

    Main Function

    The role will be to own and drive improvement to the Account Ownership programme within Operations globally, and will initially focus on the following key components:

    • Providing Operations with clear control standards and detailed execution guidance for account ownership
    • Responsible for global training on balance sheet awareness
    • Work with Operations account owners to undertake detailed management reviews of specific account types to identify any gaps against the control standards, and highlight any reconciliation or substantiation issues
    • Design, implementation and ongoing management of conformance testing process.

    To apply send your CV to shane,mallon@alexanderash.com or call 07880194372

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-ACO-1604

    Hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst - Operations

    £600 to £699

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager with Operations and balance sheet substantiation experience. To be successful in this role you must have a good understanding of front to back trade flows and that's associated with risk and control key points and experience in managing multiple work streams and being able to juggle between priorities to change.

    You must be currently working for an Investment Bank or working directly through a consultancy to be considered for this position.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 07

    Project Manager - Clearing/Operations

    £80,000 to £89,999

    Project Manager - Clearing/Operations - £80,000 - £85,000

    Summary:

    Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. Alongside this vital service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm's assets and its reputation.

    Operations span all product lines and markets, serving as internal business partners who develop the processes and controls, and help to specify the systems that deliver accuracy, timeliness and integrity to our business.

    Clearing Operations is made up of four groups: GS Execution and Clearing (GSEC), Listed Derivatives, Prime Brokerage, and Derivatives Clearing Services (DCS). The Clearing Operations Project team drives initiatives across all these businesses in order to ensure that strategic business and Operations goals are achieved.

    My Client, a Global Investment Bank require a Project Manager to:

    * Lead high priority projects and manage sponsors and stakeholders with competing priorities, resources and time constraints.
    * In conjunction with other project teams and business units, conduct analysis to plan, scope and define projects.
    * Develop project plans and manage implementation, including milestones, issues / risk tracking and communications throughout the project life-cycle.
    * Set and manage realistic expectations for successful delivery among stakeholders in Business and Operations project teams.
    * Assure quality of deliverables throughout the project.
    * Summarize and report project status to management.
    * Monitor the progress of ongoing development work and understand how that fits into the firm's strategic plans.
    * Draft requirements documents and develop consensus around deliverables.
    * Develop testing and implementation approaches and manage user acceptance tests.
    * Build and manage relationships between various users groups, Operations and Technology.
    * Work with Operations business units to monitor, assess and streamline processes in order to mitigate risk or control issues and generate efficiencies.

    To apply please send your CV to shane.mallon@alexanderash.com or alternatively call on 07880194372 for further information

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-PMC-160413

    Project Manager - Wealth Management - Front Office

    £600 to £699

    A Global Wealth management Organisation are looking for a Front Office Project Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global team with an ever growing book of work. You will need to have experience as a Project Manager that has dealt extensively with the Front Office along with either Anti Money Laundering projects or Anti-Bribery projects. To be considered for this role you must have Wealth or Asset Management experience.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 04 - 02

    Project Manager - Investment Bank - Clearing and Operations

    £80,000 to £89,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a dedicated Project Manager to join their ever growing change team. The role sits within their Clearing Operations team.

    You must have experience in:

    • Leading high priority projects in Clearing Operations and being able to manage Senior Stakeholders
    • Conducting analysis to plan, scope and define projects.
    • Developing project plans and manage implementation, including milestones, issues / risk tracking and communications throughout the project life-cycle.
    • Managing expectations for successful delivery among stakeholders in Business and Operations project teams.
    • Monitoring the progress of on-going development work and understand how that fits into the firm's strategic plans.
    • Developing Business requirements and develop consensus around deliverables.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 3 - 01

    Process re-engineering Business Analyst

    £500 to £599

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank, are looking for a Process re-engineering Business Analyst. To be considered for this role you must have experience in Business Process modelling and re-engineering of 'as is' (current process) and 'to be' (future process) processes, Conducting interviews, workshops and clients visits with Subject Matter Expert's and Liaising with all impacted parts of the business to produce comprehensive Operating model.

    For this position you must be immediately available and have experience with working in an Investment Bank.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 2 - 07

    Junior Business Analyst - Business Process Mapping - £350day

    £400 to £499

    Junior Business Analyst - Business Process Mapping - £350 per day

    To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate;

    Exceptional Business Process Mapping and Re-Engineering capabilities, Business requirements gathering experience, an analytic approach to business and technology change, senior stakeholder management and the gravitas to gain ratification and buy in from programme sponsors as well as end users.

    To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search agency.

    Due to the high volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days, your application has not been successful this time.

    London / Contract / Ref: CA-1504-BPMBA

    Change Specialist

    £800 to £999

    Contract - Change Specialist - Investment Banking - £750 - £850 Daily Rate - 6 Montths Plus

    Global Investment Bank Require a Change Management Specialist to play a key role in helping projects (change initiatives) meet business, schedule and budget objectives. This person will focus on the people side of change - including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. The primary focus will be creating and implementing change management plans that minimize employee resistance and maximize employee engagement. The Change Management Specialist will work to drive faster adoption, greater ultimate utilization and higher proficiency on the changes impacting employees in the organization such that business results are achieved.

    Supervision:

    While the Change Management Specialist does not have supervisory responsibility, this person will have to work though many others in the organization to succeed. The Change Management Specialist will act as a coach for senior leaders and executives in helping them fulfill the role of change sponsor. The Change Management Specialist will also support project teams in integrating change management activities into their project plans. Finally, the Change Management Specialist may provide direct support and coaching to front-line managers and supervisors as they help their direct reports through transitions

    To apply for this position please send your CV to shane.mallon@alexadnerash.com or for further information please call Shane Mallon on 07880194372

    London / Contract / Ref: SM-CS-1213

    Support Analyst-Basel II & Basel III Risk Regulatory reporting

    £300 to £399

    Experience sought: Strong Stakeholder Management skills - Credit Risk Basel II & Basel III Risk Regulatory reporting experience In addition Data Analysis skills from a wholesale Credit Risk domain.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-C

    Support Analyst-Basel II & Basel III Risk Regulatory reporting

    £300 to £399

    Experience sought: Strong Stakeholder Management skills - Credit Risk Basel II & Basel III Risk Regulatory reporting experience In addition Data Analysis skills from a wholesale Credit Risk domain.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-C

    Senior Business Analyst

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Business Analyst - Retail - 55k

    A Leading High Street Retailer based in Central London is urgently searching for Business Analysts to join their expanding team. You ideally need to come from a retail back ground.

    Salary up to £55k + benefits

    The Business Analyst will ensure that business requirements are appropriately documented, and prioritised in conjunction with the business (in line with the Operating Model). You will work Along with the Business Solution Manager and Architects, assist in identifying and advising on high-level solution alternatives to those proposed by the business, ensuring the solution remains aligned with the overall technology roadmap to work with the business and IT Delivery.

    You will possess:

    * Expert analytical skills and business analysis and process design techniques (including knowledge of analytical methods, techniques and tools) being able to quickly acquire an understanding of a problem or situation and identify practical alternatives weighing up the benefits in order to recommend a high-level solution

    * Proficient in techniques for streamlining business processes which have been modelled and understood. Examples: error-proofing, value added assessment, process cycle time reduction, future-proofing, resilience, reliability, cost effectiveness

    * Proficient in methods and techniques for preparing and presenting business cases, invitations to tender and statements of requirements both orally and in writing

    * Excellent stakeholder management skills and proven experience in dealing with senior business users, determining requirements and priorities as well as resolving issues

    * Understands the impact of costs and sales on profitability and is able to add value to the bottom line

    * Good understanding of all stages in a project lifecycle and able to manage small projects through each stage of delivery and has the financial acumen to manage a small budget

    * Detailed understanding of existing business processes and commercial understanding of one business area

    * Aware of my clients IT infrastructure and software development and maintenance methods, tools and techniques and demonstrates a strong awareness of the uses of IT within the retail industry

    * Is a functional expert for a set of applications

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-SBA2-1113

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Investment Bank- £750day

    £800 to £999

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Tier 1 Investment Bank - £750 per day

    The key responsibilities will include;

    Changing employee opinion of the extensive organisational changes; mapping skills & competencies; mapping current & future processes; employee training; a focussed approach to stakeholder interviews.

    To be successful in this position, you will demonstrate exceptional experience of;

    Delivery of a multi-faceted people change programme within a large complex environment, senior stakeholder management, providing visionary strategy solutions to previously unexplored programmes.

    To be considered for this exciting opportunity, forward your details today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search organisation

    **Due to the high volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 2 working days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role**

    London / Contract / Ref: CA-1004-

    Project Manager - Compliance - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a dynamic Project Manager to join their Compliance team. The compliance change team has recently been set up and are looking for an Assistant Vice President to join their ever growing team. You must currently be working for an investment bank.

    You must have experience and/or knowledge in:

    • UK/Asian/EU or US regulatory change environment
    • Delivering major compliance projects
    • Outstanding Senior Stakeholder Management
    • Compliance experience in an investment bank
    • Ability to influence & promote a strong compliance culture
    • Demonstrates a high level of diligence & attention to detail

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 05

    Systems Intergration Services Manager

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Systems Integration Services Manager Permanent London

    About the Job

    Systems Integration Services Manager

    My Globally recognised Client is looking for an experienced Systems Integration Services Manager.

    As Systems Integration Services Manager you will have primary responsibility for the operational and engineering activities of a team of Systems Engineers, tasked with the delivery, management and support of Directory, Wintel and Virtualisation services.

    As well as coordinating the team's day-to-day 3rd and 4th line support activities, as the Systems Integration Services Manager you will also liaise closely with both Architecture and Project Management teams in the design, build, test and implementation of new systems and technologies, to satisfy and enhance business needs.

    The successful candidate will be a technically competent and service oriented Team Leader, with solid practical experience of managing the delivery of business critical services to a large global organisation. Possess a thorough knowledge of both Microsoft and VMware technologies, as well as a good all-round understanding of all back-office infrastructure. Be accustomed to working within the ITIL framework of Incident, Problem, Change and Release Management, and also familiar with the full IT project life cycle.

    Possess excellent written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills, and be equally comfortable interacting with non-technical people, as well as technical personnel and external suppliers. Adopt a collaborative approach to their work and be able to quickly establish credibility with colleagues. Demonstrate an attention to detail, commitment to their work and flexibility in dealing with unforeseen operational requirements.

    You will be an experienced Team Leader with thorough knowledge of Microsoft and VMware technologies and a detailed understanding back-office infrastructure.

    You will have/be: Strong, demonstrable Team Lead experience. Solid experience managing and maintaining a large server base of both physical and virtual Windows Servers (inc. 2008 and 2012). A detailed knowledge of Windows Server technologies, such as, security & protection, back-up & restore, clustering, file & print, Hyper-V, IIS, TS/RDS, WDS, WSUS, DFS etc. A detailed knowledge of Active Directory Services, such as, AD DS, GPOs, DNS, WINS, DHCP, AD CS, AD LDS, AD RMS, ADFS etc. A detailed knowledge of Virtualisation technologies VMware (vSphere 5.1) and Hyper-V. A working knowledge of at least one scripting language, ideally the development and use of PowerShell 2 and/or 3 scripts. An excellent understanding of server hardware and all supporting back-office infrastructure, i.e. storage (SAN), networking (LAN, WAN, VPN), security (Firewalls) etc. Ideally you will be familiar with the current HP DL and BL server ranges. Accustomed to working within the ITIL framework of Incident, Problem, Change and Release Management. Familiarity with FIM, Remedy 7, Unix & Linux based systems and Oracle databases, will be an advantage.

    The following skills are mandatory for this role: Windows Server 2008/12 and related technologies. Active Directory 2008/12 and related services. VMware vSphere 5.1. Microsoft Office Suite. Totally service orientated (ITIL V3). Excellent communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Good Project Management Skills. Strong planning and organizing skills. Discretion and reliability

    In addition, knowledge of the following is strongly preferred for this role: Microsoft FIM. SCOM 2007/12. SCCM 2007/12. SQL Server & SSRS. Microsoft Exchange. F5 ARX. Windows 7/8. Knowledge of Linux and Linux commands. Unix (Solaris). Oracle Financials. Remedy 7/10

    Microsoft MCSE certification (required)

    VMware VCP certification (required)

    ITIL V3 (required)

    Prince 2 (preferred)

    If this role is right for you then please apply to this advert with your CV or alternatively call Shane Mallon on 078801944372

    Alexanderash is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

    Shane.mallon@alexanderash.com

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-CIS-0904

    Target Operating Model Business Analyst - Investment Banking

    £500 to £599

    Target Operating Model Business Analyst - Investment Banking. A great opportunity at a Tier 1 Investment Bank for a Business Analyst to join the team focussed on maintaining client data and account management. They are currently responding to regulatory requirements including CASS and are developing a Target Operating Model. This is a long term project within operations.

    To be suitable you must have strong Business Analysis experience within Investment Banking. You must also have experience of working on target operating models and ideally will have a background in operations/middle office/ back office. You will also ideally have some knowledge of CASS or some regulatory experience. You should also have process re-engineering experience.

    You will not be considered for this role if you have not recently worked in Investment Banking.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK EATOM

    Managing Consultant

    £125,000 to £149,999

    We are looking for experienced senior Consultants who will join initially as a Managing Consultant with a view to becoming a Client Partner within 6 months to a year. The ideal candidate will not have been Partner before and they would see this as part of their career progression plan.

    Essential skills and background in order for you to be considered:

    * Degree educated (postgraduate degree is highly desirable)

    * Fluency (native or very strong second Language) in French, German or Dutch and English

    * The candidate will already have worked as a senior consultant or held a director level position either in industry or in a consulting firm. They must be competent (and therefore have previous experience) in being a trusted advisor to C-Level clients - CEOs, CIOs, CFOs primarily

    * The candidate will have demonstrable experience in core consulting skills: Business process analysis, Project & Programme Management, operational strategy, running a project team etc

    * About 70% of the business is in the retail Industry. Therefore to be considered for this role, retail experience is essential.

    * Our client works globally. Therefore fluency in a second language is highly desirable as we have clients abroad and are actively looking to strengthen our client base overseas.

    Travel will be required.

    Please contact Shane Mallon on 07880194372 or shane.mallon@alexanderash.com for further information

    AlexanderAsh is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

    London / Permanent / Ref: SM-CM-AA08

    Performance Analyst - Wealth Management/Private Bank - Contract

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Performance Analyst - Wealth Management/Private Bank - Contract

    We are looking for a Strong Performance Analyst who has extensive experience working with the Portfolio Management function within "Morningstar".

    Successful applicants will demonstrate Strong Portfolio Analytics experience coupled with a proven understanding of Equity or Fixed Income based attribution and performance measurement skills.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-PerfrmnceAnalyst

    Senior IT Business Analyst - Equities - Front Office

    £100,000 to £124,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior IT Business Analyst with Equities experience. The position sits within Front Office, so you would need to have experience of dealing with Front Office Stakeholders. You will also need experience in communicating business requirements across the technology community. You must be currently working for an Investment Bank to be considered for this role.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

    • Senior Stakeholder management across business, operations and cross-functional technology teams
    • Consulting with the businesses to drive business strategies forward through the optimal use of technology.
    • Analyse business processes, products and operations to create detailed business requirements.
    • Contributes in defining test strategy and testing approach for assigned projects.
    • Proactively supports knowledge sharing within the team and across IB Technology

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 1 - 06

    Project Manager - Investment Bank - TOM - Finance Change

    £90,000 to £99,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Project Manager with Finance Target Operating Model experience. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a Global Team, that are looking for a dedicated Project Manager with experience in developing and communicating a Target Operating Model.

    To be considered for this role you must have experience in:

    • Delivering and communicating a Target Operating Model within Finance.
    • Producing presentations to Senior Stakeholders.
    • Managing multiple work streams across the Finance Function.
    • Track record of delivery, proactively managing work through to completion within deadlines.

    You must have Investment Banking experience to be considered for this role.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 2 - 03

    Business Analyst - Regulatory Change - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Our client, a leading Tier 1 investment bank, is looking for a high calibre business analyst cum project manager to join their large scale Operations change team. The ideal candidate will have experience of working across the full project lifecycle, from initial requirments gathering, through to implementation and 'go live' phase.

    It would be highly preferred if the candidate has experience ion one or more of the following Regulatory areas; Dodd Frank, EMIR, Basel III, CVA or MIFID.

    Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM876

    PMO - Financial Services Consultancy -Global Organisation

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Our client, a leading global consultancy, is looking for a high calibre junior Project Management Officer to join their office in Birmingham. They specialise in handling large scale projects for Investment Banking clients. For this reason, it essential that applicants have both experience of working with an investment Bank (internship level acceptable), as well as working (applied) knowledge of the project lifecycle.

    The ideal candidate may have previous experience of working within a 'big four' consultancy. Perhaps you're currently working in London and fancy a change in loaction.

    AlexanderAsh is acting as an agency.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: GNM559

    Data Modellers - Investment Banking - AVP and VP Level

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a tier one investment bank, is looking for an experienced Data Modeller, to work across a number of change projects.

    The requirement is for a data modeler with an investment banking background in large scale integration or data warehouse projects across Front Office, Risk, Finance and Operations. This person will take the business data requirements and convert these into both Logical and Physical Data Models. This person must have experience and skills in business data specification. It would also help if the candidate has experience of working within the Credit Risk or Treasury functions.

    Ideally they will have operated as part of business architecture or change team and have experience of developing and managing data governance processes. This resource is likely to have experience in the data space working on reporting or data warehousing type solutions from the business perspective. Key skills include data modeling (relational, dimensional, logical, physical, messaging), relational database languages (SQL, Oracle) and XML (including XSD validation).

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM576

    Senior Business Analyst - Wealth Management - Front Office

    £80,000 to £89,999

    A Global Wealth Management Organisation is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with experience in working with Front Office Stakeholders. The client is looking for an exceptional individual that has Asset or Wealth Management experience.

    To be considered for this role you must have:

    • Experience in gathering business requirements using workshops, document analysis, business process analysis, case studies, scenario & workflow analysis and evaluating information gathered.
    • Senior Stakeholder Management
    • In depth experience of delivering the whole project lifecycle - from Inception to Implementation
    • Designing Operating Models

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 8 - 01

    Reference Data Business Analyst- Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    Reference Data Business Analyst- Investment Bank. A great opportunity for a Reference Data Business Analyst to join a central operations team at this Tier 1 Investment Bank. You will be responsible for analysis on projects in the reference data team and your responsibilities will include gathering requirements, writing documentation and testing.

    To be suitable you must have strong experience as a Business Analyst in Investment Banking. You should also have experience on reference data projects and you must have Standard Settlement Instruction (SSI) experience. There may be some project management elements to the role so experience as a Project Manager would be a benefit.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK REFDTASS

    Senior Business Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank - Derivatives

    £500 to £599

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with strong Derivatives knowledge. The role sits within a Global Change Team who are now looking for a Derivatives expert to join their team due to their ever growing book of work.

    For this role you must be currently working for an Investment Bank or consulting, strong stakeholder management, operations and tax knowledge.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 2 - 02

    Senior Business Analyst - Wealth Management - Front Office

    £80,000 to £89,999

    A Global Wealth Management Organisation is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with experience in working with Front Office Stakeholders. The client is looking for an exceptional individual that has Asset or Wealth Management experience.

    To be considered for this role you must have:

    • Experience in gathering business requirements using workshops, document analysis, business process analysis, case studies, scenario & workflow analysis and evaluating information gathered.
    • Senior Stakeholder Management
    • In depth experience of delivering the whole project lifecycle - from Inception to Implementation
    • Designing Operating Models

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 8 - 01

    UX Designer/Researcher/Architect - Top Tier Global Investment

    £500 to £599

    The Job holder will have a strong User expereince Design & Research background specific to working on Banking - Ideally, transaction Banking - applications.

    Our client is looking for individuals who have strong User Interface Design experince coupled with a solid track record of working on Information Architecture & User Expereine ideally for Global applications/clients.

    This role will involve discussing & facilitating rquirments gathering, define models through researh - User journeys etc.

    For the full job despcription, please contact: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-UX-ARC

    Programme Director - Tier 1 Investment Bank - Compliance

    £150,000 to £199,999

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Director Level Programme Manager who has experience delivering large scale compliance programmes and projects. You will need to be currently working for an Investment Bank.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Scoping the Project
    • Identifying the impact of the initiative both within and outside Compliance
    • Senior Stakeholder Management
    • Ensuring business benefits are defined and delivered to the highest standard
    • Implementing effective governance
    • Clear ownership and control responsibilities embedded.
    • Developing the project strategy and project plan

    YOU MUST CURRENTLY BE A DIRECTOR TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 1 - 05

    Data Modellers - Investment Banking - AVP and VP Level

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a tier one investment bank, is looking for an experienced Data Modeller, to work across a number of change projects.

    The requirement is for a data modeler with an investment banking background in large scale integration or data warehouse projects across Front Office, Risk, Finance and Operations. This person will take the business data requirements and convert these into both Logical and Physical Data Models. This person must have experience and skills in business data specification. It would also help if the candidate has experience of working within the Credit Risk or Treasury functions.

    Ideally they will have operated as part of business architecture or change team and have experience of developing and managing data governance processes. This resource is likely to have experience in the data space working on reporting or data warehousing type solutions from the business perspective. Key skills include data modeling (relational, dimensional, logical, physical, messaging), relational database languages (SQL, Oracle) and XML (including XSD validation).

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM576

    Senior Business Analyst - Wealth Management - Front Office

    £80,000 to £89,999

    A Global Wealth Management Organisation is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with experience in working with Front Office Stakeholders. The client is looking for an exceptional individual that has Asset or Wealth Management experience.

    To be considered for this role you must have:

    • Experience in gathering business requirements using workshops, document analysis, business process analysis, case studies, scenario & workflow analysis and evaluating information gathered.
    • Senior Stakeholder Management
    • In depth experience of delivering the whole project lifecycle - from Inception to Implementation
    • Designing Operating Models

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 8 - 01

    Design Authority Application Support PAyments BACS CHAPS London

    £500 to £599

    Design Authority Application Support Payments BACS CHAPS London. I urgently need a Payments support SME who can function as a SME for the BACS, CHAPS and Faster Payments platforms. You must be able to problem solve, debug, resolve incidents. You will be tasked with understanding what is the issue, what is the solution and resolving the issue. You must have experience with Architecture & Design of payments applications and business processes. I have a detailed spec so please call me asap to discuss. Ben Price 0207 688 8432

    London / Contract / Ref: JS/SMEDESIGN

    PMO - Financial Services Consultancy -Global Organisation

    £60,000 to £69,999

    Our client, a leading global consultancy, is looking for a high calibre junior Project Management Officer to join their office in Birmingham. They specialise in handling large scale projects for Investment Banking clients. For this reason, it essential that applicants have both experience of working with an investment Bank (internship level acceptable), as well as working (applied) knowledge of the project lifecycle.

    The ideal candidate may have previous experience of working within a 'big four' consultancy. Perhaps you're currently working in London and fancy a change in loaction.

    AlexanderAsh is acting as an agency.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: GNM559

    SME Support Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London

    £500 to £599

    SME Support Payments Incident Problem Management Banking London. A Tier 1 global Bank requires an SME Support consultant with experience of Payments, Incident & Problem Management. You must have the following experience UK Payment Industry Knowledge, WMB/WMQ, WTX from development as well as infrastructure perspective, architectural, design and build understanding of Applications, understanding of Payment landscape.

    You will work on the platform to support Incident and Problem Management and you will be accountable for driving the end to end technical resolution of Severity 1 and code Red incidents and the identification of their root causes. Working with incident management.

    • Work to minimize time required to restore impacted service
    • Operate on a 24 x 7 basis until failure risk is eliminated and exit criteria has been satisfied
    • Direct other resources (L2 SME) towards identifying and resolving the incident
    • Support SD in the management of infrastructure related incidents to accelerate resolution and minimize impact on internal and external customers.
    • Work with teams to establish root cause analysis of problems / incidents
    • Document and communicate lessons learned to support learning and drive continuous improvement

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ConfigMngr

    Configuration Manager Payments Banking London

    £500 to £599

    Configuration Manager Payments Banking London. A Tier 1 global Bank requires a Configuration Manager with very strong Payments experience and the ability to perform complex CM tasks and the ability to mentor or train team members in the configuration management effort. You must have a strong understanding of Code Configuration and Build Deployment processes and CMDB process as well as hands on exp on RTC and Clear case Tools. Experience in the following is essential:

    • Define Code Management, Build Deployment Process and Strategies.
    • Management of the Software configuration management plan
    • Recognize and communicate opportunities to add value or improve efficiency to CM processes, then plan and drive to pursue these opportunities
    • Be an active member of the CM team to participate in defining and implementing activities related to the configuration management of software development. This may include scheduling, executing, and documenting software build processes
    • Interaction with the Development, QA, Environments, Infrastructure team for Build, Deployment

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ConfigMngr

    Project Manager - Investment Bank - TOM - Finance Change

    £90,000 to £99,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Project Manager with Finance Target Operating Model experience. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a Global Team, that are looking for a dedicated Project Manager with experience in developing and communicating a Target Operating Model.

    To be considered for this role you must have experience in:

    • Delivering and communicating a Target Operating Model within Finance.
    • Producing presentations to Senior Stakeholders.
    • Managing multiple work streams across the Finance Function.
    • Track record of delivery, proactively managing work through to completion within deadlines.

    You must have Investment Banking experience to be considered for this role.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 2 - 03

    Service / Recovery Manager Payments Banking

    £400 to £499

    Service / Recovery Manager Payments Banking. A leading Tier 1 Bank requires a Recovery Manager to work within Platform supports Incident and Problem Management. You will be accountable for driving the end to end technical resolution of incidents and the identification of their root causes. You will support SD in the management of infrastructure related incidents to accelerate resolution and minimize impact on internal and external customers. You must have the following experience: a deep understanding of the Payment Landscape (Applications, Technologies, Business process) UK Payments Industry knowledge, Analytical Skills and Change Management.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:TRM

    Project Manager- Investment Bank- OTC Derivatives- Operations

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank are looking for a Hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst with OTC Derivatives and Operations experience. This is a major change initiative spanning across OTC Derivatives. The successful candidate will lead a team tasked with managing the banks concerns around product classification and Operations. The overall team will have regular interaction with senior stakeholders, product teams, programme sponsors and multiple areas of the organisation. This is an integral role, pivotal to the success of the overall project hence only the highest calibre candidates will be considered.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 2 - 06

    Analyst - Modelling - #Aa1

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Candidates must have experience in:

    Statistical models / Basel II models / Fraud models

    Scorecard Modelling / maintenance - SQL and SAS programming

    Exposure At Default (EAD), Loss Given Default (LGD) and Probability of Default (PD)

    Understand critical fraud and credit risk types which impact acquirers / examine different approaches to managing fraud and credit risk as an acquirer

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert.

    London / Permanent / Ref: MVav/model

    Modelling Analyst -

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Candidates must have experinece in:

    Statistical models / Basel II models / Fraud models

    Scorecard Modelling / maintenance - SQL and SAS programming

    Exposure At Default (EAD), Loss Given Default (LGD) and Probability of Default (PD)

    Understand critical fraud and credit risk types which impact acquirers / examine different approaches to managing fraud and credit risk as an acquirer

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert.

    London / Permanent / Ref: MVav/model

    Business Analyst Functional Oracle BI OBIEE EDW

    £500 to £599

    Business Analyst Functional Oracle BI OBIEE EDW. A tier 1 organisation requires a Oracle BI, Business Intelligence Business Analyst who can perform a dual role as a Reporting Analyst, you must have experience in the Retail sector / FMCG i.e. Supermarkets or fresh Food. You must have experience with Full Life Cycle Reporting, defining data structures, configuring reports, requirements gathering, specifying data requirements and you must be able to deliver the UAT testing of the reports. Please call me asap to discuss the role in detail : Ben Price 0207 688 8432.

    Rest of Europe / Contract / Ref: BenPBusinessAnalyst

    UAT Test Manager - Operations/ Regulatory

    £500 to £599

    UAT Test Manager - Operations/ Regulatory. This role sits within a Tier 1 Investment Bank in their operations team. They're currently working on a Target Operating Model project across the bank and are reacting to current regulatory pressures. You will be working as a UAT Test Manager within this team and will be responsible for defining the end to end UAT test strategy, including the plan and timeline. You will also define use cases and test scenarios and working with requirements specifications. In addition you will be responsible for executing the UAT plan and managing the defect process including resolution.

    You should have experience of defining and implementing UAT strategies within the financial services preferable banking and will ideally have experience of operations. Any experience of regulatory work would be ideal.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK UATMAN

    Operations UAT Manager - Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    A Tier 1 Investment Bank are looking for an Operations UAT Manager with Investment Banking experience. This role sits in a Global Team who are currently in the first stages of implementing a Target Operating Model.

    You must have experience in:

    • Defining and implementing UAT Strategies
    • Strong operational knowledge
    • External account/Network management
    • CASS, and other applicable regulatory requirements including jurisdictional differences
    • Senior Stakeholder Management

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 2 - 05

    Project Management Officer - Financial Services - Permanent

    £50,000 to £59,999

    Our client, a leading financial services organisation, is looking for a high calibre Project Management Officer to join their office based in Birmingham. Ideally, the candidate will have experience of working for a large scale consultancy, and will have previous banking sector experience (or similar).

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    Midlands / Permanent / Ref: GM4897

    Business Analyst - Market Risk - Investment Banking

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My client a Tier 1 investment Bank is looking for a Business Analyst to join their Global Market Risk team. You will need to have experience with working with Historical Simulations (HVaR).

    You will need to have experience in:

    • Credit Risk as a Business Analyst with outstanding change skills
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Gathering Business Requirements
    • An outstanding Problem Solving Mind-set
    • Historical VaR simulations

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 2 - 04

    Change Manager HR Human Resources London

    £400 to £499

    Change Manager HR London. My client requires a Change Consultant with strong HR Change experience (versus the IT Change experience). You should have HR Capability assessment experience, organisational design, behavioural and Culture change, Performance Management, Process change, Communications and Engagement, Development of organizational change capability and toolkits etc and some research, analysis and reporting as well as delivery capability. Our client has restructured its organisation to align around its Customer Solution Groups. This structure combines experts in each customer solution together with expertise in supporting functions. They are aware that in addition to product knowledge, they want their people to be customer-focussed and to think multi-channel. They are concerned about their leadership capability within their current talent pool and already have identified a lack of strategic planning capability. They would like to review their current Leadership framework and put new requirements in place around Leadership Behaviours, Expertise and Competencies.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:ChaneMNGR:HR

    Project Manager - Investment Bank - TOM - Finance Change

    £90,000 to £99,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Project Manager with Finance Target Operating Model experience. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a Global Team, that are looking for a dedicated Project Manager with experience in developing and communicating a Target Operating Model.

    To be considered for this role you must have experience in:

    • Delivering and communicating a Target Operating Model within Finance.
    • Producing presentations to Senior Stakeholders.
    • Managing multiple work streams across the Finance Function.
    • Track record of delivery, proactively managing work through to completion within deadlines.

    You must have Investment Banking experience to be considered for this role.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 2 - 03

    Senior Business Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank - Derivatives

    £500 to £599

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with strong Derivatives knowledge. The role sits within a Global Change Team who are now looking for a Derivatives expert to join their team due to their ever growing book of work.

    For this role you must be currently working for an Investment Bank or consulting, strong stakeholder management, operations and tax knowledge.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 2 - 02

    EMC Backup Implementation & Build Engineer Networker

    £400 to £499

    EMC Backup Implementation & Build Engineer Networker. My client requires an EMC Storage Backup specialist with experience in Implementation and Build if you have any Design experience that is a bonus. You must have strong experience with Data Domain, Logical Tape Library and EMC Networker. You must have performed at least 2 or 3 fairly large project implementations and builds. This is an urgent role to start next week ideally, so please send me your cv immediately and please call me to discuss the role asap. Ben Price 0207 688 8432

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:EMCNetworker

    .NET DEVELOPER

    £50,000 to £59,999

    .Net Developer - Ecommerce - London

    Our client a global ecommerce organisation is looking to take on talented and experienced .NET Developer. The organisation is going through a major technology transformation and they are looking to develop various IT systems & applications to enhance their business. As the .NET Developer you will be working in a fast paced Agile environment as part of a vast development team helping to drive technical developments for the business.

    You will working closely with other team members and business stakeholders to gather and define requirements and also are involved with the technical design of solutions. You will be also working with new emerging technologies focusing on Microsoft .NET 3.5/4 ASP.NET, C#, TFS 2010 SQL (T-SQL), HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery & involved in unit testing.

    This is an excellent opportunity to be joining and aggressively grown and technically innovative organisation.

    Alexander ash is acting as a recruitment consultancy.

    If you feel that you are suitable for this position please get in touch by sending CV's to (see below) - 0207 688 8435.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JSNA - NETDEV - 001

    Business Analyst - Front Office Asset Management - Contract

    £700 to £799

    Our client, a top tier asset management firm, is looking for a high calibre senior business analyst to working in the Front Office across a range of product types. These include Fixed Income, Equity and mutli asset business domains.

    It is ideal that the candidate have proven domain experience of business process and exposure to top tier technology platforms supporting:

    • Portfolio Construction
    • Order Management
    • Compliance and Investment Controls
    • Trading
    • Risk Management
    • Investment data
    It is essential that the candidate have good communication skills, to a working relationship within the specified business domain to establish role as a trusted advisor to the Investment Chief Operating Officers, Business Change Managers and Heads of Operational departments. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM3440

    Business Analyst - Regulatory Change - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Our client, a leading Tier 1 investment bank, is looking for a high calibre business analyst cum project manager to join their large scale Operations change team. The ideal candidate will have experience of working across the full project lifecycle, from initial requirments gathering, through to implementation and 'go live' phase.

    It would be highly preferred if the candidate has experience ion one or more of the following Regulatory areas; Dodd Frank, EMIR, Basel III, CVA or MIFID.

    Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM876

    Compliance Officer - Corp. Finance - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £300 to £399

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for a senior Compliance Officer with a solid understanding of current regulatory requirements impacting the following business areas:

    • M&A
    • Equity Capital Markets
    • Corporate Broking
    The role will involve drafting policies and procedures for both the Compliance team and for the business lines. Furthermore, the candidate will be expected to provide relevant advice according to FSA 'Conduct of Business' rules, as well as 'UK Takeover Panel Rules'. This role will be reporting to the overall head of Corporate Finance Compliance in London. Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM89

    Business Analyst / Project Managers - Finance - Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a leading global bank, is looking for a number of strong business analysts and project managers to join their Finance change function, which spans across their Investment Bank, Corporate Bank, Wealth Management arm and their Retail Bank.

    This will be a 'high priority' programme, with around 80-90 small to large sized projects, spanning Business Analysis, Proejct Management, Target Operating Model design, Data Model design and Communication and Syndication Management.

    If you are an experienced Finance / Risk / Operations (Banking) change management professional, and you're keen to find out how your experience can fit in with what they're looking for, then please apply.

    You will have experience in (one or more of) the following areas:

    • Data Model Design (Finance Modelling)
    • Target Operating Model Design
    • Full end to end project lifecycle experience (Project Management & Business Analysis)
    • Experience of working on a similar programme
    • Business Process (Operations, Risk, Finance, Front Office)
    These roles will be spanning the 'Assistant Vice President' and 'Vice President' levels. Please apply ASAP to avoid missing the boat. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM5686

    Change Coordinator/ Project Support - Financial Services

    £30,000 to £39,999

    Change Coordinator/ Project Support - Financial Services. A fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic projects team as a Change Coordinator. This is an important role within the team in which you will be responsible for managing the change roadmap and producing documentation for change requests, estimates and approvals. You will also be responsible for providing management with updated documentation and MI for the change projects. This role will also require co-ordination of day to day activities and the compilation of reports, meetings minutes and change plans.

    You will ideally have 3 years experience in a change co-ordination/pmo type role and will ideally have experience in the financial sector especially within investment management or pensions. You should have strong communication skills and basic IT skills.

    South West / Permanent / Ref: JK COORD

    Target Operating Model Business Analyst - Wealth Management

    £500 to £599

    Target Operating Model Business Analyst - Wealth Management. An opportunity has arisen at a Tier 1 Bank for a Business Analyst in a team that work on client account management. They are currently working on a new Target Operating Model across their wealth business and require a Business Analyst to join the team. This will be focussed on their wealth management business and the ideal candidate will have asset management experience. You should have strong experience of working on Target Operating Models as well. You will be responsible for gathering requirements, writing documentation, testing and liaising with stakeholders across the business. You must have previous experience as a Business Analyst within the financial services ideally in wealth/asset/investment management

    London / Contract / Ref: JK WELTOM

    Credit Specialist - Wealth Management - Operations

    £300 to £399

    Leading Wealth Management Organisation requires a Credit Operations Specialist to join their growing Review Team. The role will involve completing the following:

    In-depth analysis of complex security cases / documenting any risk surrounding unperfected cases / escalating the findings to the Project Manager / performing necessary Remediation of files where required

    You will be responsible for setting up and maintaining complex spreadsheets/reports and must have the ability to proactively communicate with colleagues in other parts of the business to analyse functional requirements.

    Required:

    Solid charged security knowledge and a strong understanding of Credit Documentation

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert

    London / Contract / Ref: MVav/credit

    Senior Business Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank - Derivatives

    £500 to £599

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with strong Derivatives knowledge. The role sits within a Global Change Team who are now looking for a Derivatives expert to join their team due to their ever growing book of work.

    For this role you must be currently working for an Investment Bank or consulting, strong stakeholder management, operations and tax knowledge.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 2 - 02

    EMC Networker, Backup Implementation & Build Engineer Germany

    £400 to £499

    EMC Networker, Backup Implementation & Build Engineer Germany. My client requires an EMC Storage Backup specialist with experience in Implementation and Build if you have any Design experience that is a bonus. You must have strong experience with Data Domain, Spectra Logical Tape Library and EMC Networker. You must have performed at least 2 or 3 fairly large project implementations and builds. This is an urgent role to start next week ideally, so please send me your cv immediately and please call me to discuss the role asap. Ben Price 0207 688 8432

    Germany / Contract / Ref: BenP:EMCNetworker

    PMO Lead - FATCA

    £600 to £699

    PMO required to lead a minimum of 6 workstreams within a FATCA Programme. The role sits within technology and will liaise / face off to other FATCA Programmes across the whole Group.

    Goverenance, MI Reporting, Benefits Tracking, RAIDs

    Ability to challenge Project Managers and understand content and dependancies is key

    In depth knowledge of all relevant aspects of FATCA

    Excellent Stakeholder Management skills

    Additional Detailed knowledge of FATCA is a pre-requisite of progressing past the demanding interview stage.

    Alexander Ash is acting as a consultancy for the purpose of this advert

    Scotland / Contract / Ref: MVav/FATCA

    Business Analyst - Front Office Asset Management - Contract

    £700 to £799

    Our client, a top tier asset management firm, is looking for a high calibre senior business analyst to working in the Front Office across a range of product types. These include Fixed Income, Equity and mutli asset business domains.

    It is ideal that the candidate have proven domain experience of business process and exposure to top tier technology platforms supporting:

    • Portfolio Construction
    • Order Management
    • Compliance and Investment Controls
    • Trading
    • Risk Management
    • Investment data
    It is essential that the candidate have good communication skills, to a working relationship within the specified business domain to establish role as a trusted advisor to the Investment Chief Operating Officers, Business Change Managers and Heads of Operational departments. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM3440

    Regulatory Business Analyst - Global Investment Bank - Contract

    £700 to £799

    The job holder will have Front Office and COO Faceoff and will therefore require a track record of Senior Stakeholder Management.

    In addition, it is compulsory that applicants can demonstrate the following:

    Structured Change Management - Business Analysis/Project Management experience gained specifically through a structured Investment Banking career.

    Selected applicants will come from an Internal or External Management Consultancy function where they have delivered significant Change delivery within Top Tier Global Investment Banks.

    Front Office experience is essential for this role coupled with Equities Trading, FX, Rates in addition, Applicants will have good Regulatory experience/Knowledge - Specifically Dodd-Frank and EMIR

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-Reg-BA-DoddFrank

    Senior Business Analyst - IPV - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £80,000 to £89,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with outstanding IPV (Independent Price Valuations). This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a Global team with outstanding career progression within the team.

    The skills and experience you must have to be successful in this role will be:

    • Valuation and price testing principles
    • Business analysis skills including collating and documenting user requirements, presenting use cases, decomposing complex processes and problems
    • Devising UAT test plans and strategies
    • Excellent Stakeholder Management

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 02 - 03

    Investment Administration Business Analyst

    £40,000 to £49,999

    Investment Administration Business Analyst- A great opportunity for a Business Analyst working at a leading financial services organisation in Bath. You will be working in a small team of Business Analysts and will be responsible for driving efficiency in the business which will include working on Investment Administration and FS tools. You will be working closely with the business to gather requirements and will be involved in process mapping and planning and supporting implementations.

    You should have detailed knowledge of Investment Administration and experience at an operational level to be suitable. Experience on projects would be ideal as would corporate actions experience. You will ideally have an in depth knowledge of the IFA environment and process and data analysis experience. This is a great opportunity to gain more project experience and work in a vibrant and dynamic team.

    South West / Permanent / Ref: JK INVADM

    Regulatory Senior/Lead Business Analyst-Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior/Lead Business Analyst who has experience with recent regulations (EMIR, Dodd Frank and Basel III). This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Global Operations Change team that have an outstanding book of work over the next few years.

    You must have experience in:

    • Delivering and implementing change initiatives with an investment bank
    • Process improvement analysis and business process reengineering.
    • System implementation lifecycle methodologies particularly in the analysis and design phases, including; development of business requirements/functional specifications and test case development.
    • Investment banking front to back processes and Operations
    • OTC Derivatives and trade capture down to Back Office
    • Senior Stakeholder Management

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 2 - 01

    Compliance Officer - Corp. Finance - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £300 to £399

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for a senior Compliance Officer with a solid understanding of current regulatory requirements impacting the following business areas:

    • M&A
    • Equity Capital Markets
    • Corporate Broking
    The role will involve drafting policies and procedures for both the Compliance team and for the business lines. Furthermore, the candidate will be expected to provide relevant advice according to FSA 'Conduct of Business' rules, as well as 'UK Takeover Panel Rules'. This role will be reporting to the overall head of Corporate Finance Compliance in London. Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.
    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM89

    Compliance Officer - Corporate Finance Compliance - Contract

    £700 to £799

    Successful applicants will have excellent Oral & written and communication skills,A Strong track record of working within a corporate finance compliance environment,Hands-on experience of the UK Takeover Panel rules/ FSA Requirements.

    London / Contract / Ref: KBCO213

    Senior Project Manager - Transaction Banking - #Aa1

    £700 to £799

    My Client a Global Transaction Bank is after a Senior Project/Programme Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ever growing team with a fantastic book of work over the next 2 to 3 years. You must have experience in working with a Transaction Bank, and understand the products that are used (cash management, trust and agency and custody and clearing) to be considered for this role.

    You must have experience in:

    • Delivering large and complex projects.
    • Presenting and managing Senior Stakeholders
    • Defining Target Operating Models and road maps and
    • Process mapping and re-engineering processes

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 03

    Compliance Officer - Tier 1 Investment Bank - Corporate Finance

    £700 to £799

    My client a Tier 1 Global Investment Bank is looking for a Compliance Officer with Corporate Finance experience. To be considered for this role you will need experience in regulatory requirements in respect of transactions undertaken by Corporate Finance, controls over confidential and inside information, resolution and management of conflicts of interest and global Compliance projects.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 02

    Information Security Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My Client a Tier 1 Investment Bank are looking for an Information Security Analyst. This is a unique position that sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business.

    To be considered for this role you will need to have experience in either Information Security or Access Management working for an Investment Bank.

    YOU MUST HAVE INVESTMENT BANKING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

    Germany / Contract / Ref: PB/200

    Business Analyst / Project Managers - Finance - Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a leading global bank, is looking for a number of strong business analysts and project managers to join their Finance change function, which spans across their Investment Bank, Corporate Bank, Wealth Management arm and their Retail Bank.

    This will be a 'high priority' programme, with around 80-90 small to large sized projects, spanning Business Analysis, Proejct Management, Target Operating Model design, Data Model design and Communication and Syndication Management.

    If you are an experienced Finance / Risk / Operations (Banking) change management professional, and you're keen to find out how your experience can fit in with what they're looking for, then please apply.

    You will have experience in (one or more of) the following areas:

    • Data Model Design (Finance Modelling)
    • Target Operating Model Design
    • Full end to end project lifecycle experience (Project Management & Business Analysis)
    • Experience of working on a similar programme
    • Business Process (Operations, Risk, Finance, Front Office)
    These roles will be spanning the 'Assistant Vice President' and 'Vice President' levels. Please apply ASAP to avoid missing the boat. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM5686

    Business Analyst - Regulatory Change - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Our client, a leading Tier 1 investment bank, is looking for a high calibre business analyst cum project manager to join their large scale Operations change team. The ideal candidate will have experience of working across the full project lifecycle, from initial requirments gathering, through to implementation and 'go live' phase.

    It would be highly preferred if the candidate has experience ion one or more of the following Regulatory areas; Dodd Frank, EMIR, Basel III, CVA or MIFID.

    Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM876

    Securities/Settlements Business Analyst (AVP)

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Securities/Settlements Business Analyst- An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Tier 1 Banking client for a Business Analyst. This will be sitting in Operations Change and will cover Securities and Settlements. You will be responsible for the analysis on the change projects in this team so you must have strong business analysis experience. You will be tasked with gathering requirements, testing and writing documentation as well as liaising with stakeholders across the bank. You should have experience in operations change and ideally product knowledge in Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities & Equities. You should have good knowledge of asset servicing, funding and cash settlements

    London / Permanent / Ref: JK SETBA

    Tax Operations/ Fatca Business Analyst

    £600 to £699

    Tax Operations/ Fatca Business Analyst- A leading Tier 1 Investment Bank require a Business Analyst to join their tax operations team. They are currently focussed on the FATCA regulation and are looking at the impact on operations. You will be responsible for the analysis on this project including the requirements gathering, testing and documentation. You will also be dealing with stakeholders globally. You should have a strong Investment Banking background and experience on either a FATCA project or tax operations change in general.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK FATAXOP

    Operations Business Analyst (Summit)

    £500 to £599

    Operations Business Analyst (Summit)- An interesting business analysis role has come up in one of our Tier 1 Investment Banking clients. This role will be sitting in the business change team on a front to back re-engineering piece. The role is operations focussed and you will be responsible for mapping out business processes and EUDA's. This bank have several versions of Summit and are looking to consolidate them. You will have a close working relationship with technology and will be identifying cost savings with the Run the Bank team. You will also be responsible for impact analysis.

    You must have a strong background as a Business Analyst within Investment Banking and have strong product knowledge in OTC rates and credits. You should also have Business Process Re-engineering experience and some experience with Summit either from working on summit projects or from being an end user.

    You should be immediately available as the client is looking for someone to start within the next 2 weeks,

    London / Contract / Ref: JK OPSBASUM

    EMC Networker, Backup Implementation & Build Engineer Germany

    £400 to £499

    EMC Networker, Backup Implementation & Build Engineer Germany. My client requires an EMC Storage Backup specialist with experience in Implementation and Build if you have any Design experience that is a bonus. You must have strong experience with Data Domain, Spectra Logical Tape Library and EMC Networker. You must have performed at least 2 or 3 fairly large project implementations and builds. This is an urgent role to start next week ideally, so please send me your cv immediately and please call me to discuss the role asap. Ben Price 0207 688 8432

    Germany / Contract / Ref: BenP:EMCNetworker

    Project Manager - Investment Bank - Finance Change

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is seeking a professional project manager who understands the complex challenges involved with Finance Control and Finance Reporting, to ensure financial analysis and reporting concerns are met.

    It is likely that you will have experience of;

    Investment Banking, Finance strategy (design and delivery), Senior stakeholder management, Reporting (Financial, Regulatory), Accountancy, Structured change management, Cross product change and a sound understanding of technology.

    If you are interested in joining this market leading firm, and designing and delivering a cutting edge solution please send through your details.

    Alexander Ash Consulting is acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB/137

    Senior Business Analyst - Product Control - #Aa1

    £90,000 to £99,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with outstanding Product Control experience and knowledge. You will need to have come from a Product Controller background that has moved into project work as a Business Analyst.

    You will need to have experience in:

    • Planning and performing business analysis and requirements gathering:
    • Managing Senior Stakeholder to deliver the project
    • Defining the approach and performing business analysis, document findings and presenting the proposalsDesigning the solutions with a strategic outlook of the program and firm
    • Creating quality business and functional requirements
    • Working with SMEs to validate business analysis/requirements, testing preparation and liaise with PC users during user testing

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 6 - 01

    Business Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank - #Aa1

    £500 to £599

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank are looking for a Business Analyst with some Summit experience. This is a fantastic and unique opportunity to join a Global team, with an outstanding book of work over the next few years.

    To be considered for this role you must have:

    • Experience in mapping existing processes and EUDAS around a version of Summit
    • Experience of identifying Run the Bank costs and where the bank can save.
    • Summit experience
    • OTC rates and Credit experience
    • Outstanding Business Process Engineering

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 01

    Business Analyst-Regulatory Reporting-Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £90,000 to £99,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Dynamic Business Analyst with Regulatory reporting and Operations Control experience. This is unique opportunity to join a versatile and passionate Global team that are dealing with High profile programmes in the Regulatory space.

    For this role you must have experience in:

    • Operations Control Environment within a Tier 1 Investment Bank or Consultancy
    • Strong Product Knowledge in either Equities, Fixed Income, Exchange Traded Derivatives, and OTC Derivatives
    • Exposure to Regulatory Reporting
    • Outstanding Education Background

    Alexander Ash Consulting is acting as a search firm. #Aa1

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 4 - 02

    Business Analyst - Summit - Operations - Contract - Global Bank

    £600 to £699

    The Summit (Operations) Business Analysts will work in partnership with IT and the 3rd party Client with the main responsibility of understanding and documenting the impact of the systems migration.

    Applicants must demonstrate projects where they have working on projects to address issues around Costs and also make recommendations.

    The Job holder will have: Summit Experience, OTC Rates & Credit Experience and must be available to start immediately.

    London / Contract / Ref: KBSU-23

    Business analyst - Regulatory Operations Change - £80,000 #Aa1

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Business analyst - Regulatory Operations Change - £80,000

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Dynamic Business Analyst with Regulatory reporting and Operations Control experience. This is unique opportunity to join a versatile and passionate Global team that are dealing with high profile programmes in the Regulatory space.

    To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate experience of:

    • Operations Control Environment within a Tier 1 Investment Bank or Consultancy
    • Strong Product Knowledge in wither Equities, Fixed Income, Exchange Traded Derivatives, and OTC Derivatives
    • Regulatory Operations and Compliance Change, with specific regulatory experience around:
      • FSA Transaction Reporting
      • Trade Reporting
      • Primary Dealer Reporting
      • ESMA - Short selling and position management

    To be considered for this exception opportunity, please forward your details today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search practice.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1403-BAREG

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Tax Operations - £70,000 p/a

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Tax Operations - £70,000 p/a

    My client a Top Tier Investment Bank is seeking a proven, process driven Business Analyst to join their Operational Change team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing centralised change function and gain exposure within a market leading global organisation.

    The team will have overall responsibility for the banks operational tax processes in EMEA, including interpretation of tax rules from an operations focus and implementation, taxation process changes and improvements, in addition to tax reporting across a broad spectrum of traded financial products and business functions. The area also provides operational tax support for new business opportunities and emerging markets explored by the firm.

    To be successful in this role, ideally you will come from a consultancy background, coupled with a strong education, as well as proven experience of;

    • Taxation requirements, processes and systems for multiple transactional based tax procedures, specifically stamp duty and withholding tax (WHT)
    • Scrutinising and remediating tax process issues and developing control improvements
    • Improve current state processes and procedures including automation of manual processes
    • Producing comprehensive project documentation (incl. plan & milestones; Business Requirements; process flow diagrams; MI reports/Project status reports)

    To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please forward your details today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting is acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1403-TAX

    Credit Specialist - Drawdown Analyst - Wealth/Private Bank

    £300 to £399

    Required to work for our client's Credit Operations area. The job holder will be responsible for the drawdown of new lending cases assigned to them.

    The job holder will also be responsible for tracking all processes and escalate these where required and be required to liaise primarily with Private Bank Executives and Treasury and internal Credit Operations team.

    Applicants must have Credit/Lending experience and as well as a clear understanding of Risk & Governance policies.

    London / Contract / Ref: CS-KBAM-CO

    Business Analyst - Regulatory Change - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Our client, a leading Tier 1 investment bank, is looking for a high calibre business analyst cum project manager to join their large scale Operations change team. The ideal candidate will have experience of working across the full project lifecycle, from initial requirments gathering, through to implementation and 'go live' phase.

    It would be highly preferred if the candidate has experience ion one or more of the following Regulatory areas; Dodd Frank, EMIR, Basel III, CVA or MIFID.

    Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM876

    Business Analyst-Regulatory Reporting-Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £70,000 to £79,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Dynamic Business Analyst with Regulatory reporting and Operations Control experience. This is unique opportunity to join a versatile and passionate Global team that are dealing with High profile programmes in the Regulatory space.

    For this role you must have experience in:

    • Operations Control Environment within a Tier 1 Investment Bank or Consultancy
    • Strong Product Knowledge in either Equities, Fixed Income, Exchange Traded Derivatives, and OTC Derivatives
    • Exposure to Regulatory Reporting
    • Outstanding Education Background

    Alexander Ash Consulting is acting as a search firm. #Aa1

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 4 - 02

    Senior Business Analyst - Product Control - #Aa1

    £90,000 to £99,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst with outstanding Product Control experience and knowledge. You will need to have come from a Product Controller background that has moved into project work as a Business Analyst.

    You will need to have experience in:

    • Planning and performing business analysis and requirements gathering:
    • Managing Senior Stakeholder to deliver the project
    • Defining the approach and performing business analysis, document findings and presenting the proposalsDesigning the solutions with a strategic outlook of the program and firm
    • Creating quality business and functional requirements
    • Working with SMEs to validate business analysis/requirements, testing preparation and liaise with PC users during user testing

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 6 - 01

    PMO - HR Programme - #Aa1

    £600 to £699

    The ability to be hands-on in the detail and step back and understand the bigger picture is ESSENTIAL for this role.

    Required:

    Experience of working on an HR Transformation Programme

    RAID

    Forecasting / Budgets

    Benefits Tracking

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency for the purpose of this advert

    London / Contract / Ref: MVav/HR

    Product Control/ IPV Senior Business Analyst

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Product Control/ IPV Senior Business Analyst. This Tier 1 Investment Bank require an experienced Business Analyst to join their Product Control change team. This role is focused on Independant Price Verification (IPV) and a number of projects in this team are regulatory driven and are cross-business. The ideal candidate will have solid experience as a Lead Business Analyst and will have experience of requirements gathering, writing BRD's, testing and managing stakeholders. You should have strong IPV experience from a BAU or change perspective. You will be managing two other Business Analysts so you should have team management experience. Accountancy qualifications would be ideal. You must have recent Investment Banking experience to be considered.

    Successful candidates will be contacted within 3 working days.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JK IPVBA

    EMEA Institutional and Corporate Sales - Global Investment Bank

    £500 to £599

    To work in partnership with our Clients COO of EMEA Sales and DCM with management reporting, budget control, events co-ordination, Management presentations and other management functions.

    This role will require the job holder to work closely with all Sales teams across each product class whilst also liaising with the relevant support functions.

    Key activities will include:

    Monthly cost reporting and analysis, Revenue Analysis and Tracking, Townhall and Off-site preparation, Events/Marketing, Sales allocations,

    For the full job specification, please email: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-CSA

    Information Security and Access Management - Business Analyst

    £600 to £699

    Our client, a top tier investment bank , is looking for high calibre business analysts to join their large scale Information Security and Access Management change programme. The role involve the following:

    - Review of access management issues in selected applications

    - Review of roles, privileges and entitlements within applications

    - Review of Segregation of Duties issues within applications

    - Production of monthly senior stakeholder briefing decks

    - Ensuring timely delivery of quality communications

    Maintenance of programme master documents and library

    If you are interested and keen to hear more, please apply ASAP.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM449

    Business Analyst / Project Managers - Finance - Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a leading global bank, is looking for a number of strong business analysts and project managers to join their Finance change function, which spans across their Investment Bank, Corporate Bank, Wealth Management arm and their Retail Bank.

    This will be a 'high priority' programme, with around 80-90 small to large sized projects, spanning Business Analysis, Proejct Management, Target Operating Model design, Data Model design and Communication and Syndication Management.

    If you are an experienced Finance / Risk / Operations (Banking) change management professional, and you're keen to find out how your experience can fit in with what they're looking for, then please apply.

    You will have experience in (one or more of) the following areas:

    • Data Model Design (Finance Modelling)
    • Target Operating Model Design
    • Full end to end project lifecycle experience (Project Management & Business Analysis)
    • Experience of working on a similar programme
    • Business Process (Operations, Risk, Finance, Front Office)
    These roles will be spanning the 'Assistant Vice President' and 'Vice President' levels. Please apply ASAP to avoid missing the boat. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM5686

    Data Architect - Treasury - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for a high calibre Data Architect to join their Treasury focused change initiative. The core aims of the area is to improve the management of Liquidity, Funding/Iussance and Capital for the bank. The key objective is to define the Target State Treasury Data Architecture, which is a key deliverable and a strategic project in order to build out the future state IT platform.

    The candidate will have outstanding Data Architecure skills, across all aspects; including logical and usage models. Experience of working within the Treasury space is not ideal, but a background in Investment Bank would certainly be an advantage. Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.

    Alexander ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM690

    EMC Storage Backup Design Implementation Build Germany

    £400 to £499

    EMC Storage Backup Design Implementation Build Engineer. My client requires an EMC Storage Backup specialist with experience in Design, Implementation and Build. You must have strong experience with Data Domain, Spectra Logical Tape Library and EMC Networker. You must have performed at least 2 or 3 fairly large project implementations and builds. This is an urgent role to start next week ideally, so please send me your cv immediately and please call me to discuss the role asap. Ben Price 0207 688 8432

    Germany / Contract / Ref: BenP:EMCNetworker

    WRAP Business Analyst Leading Financial Services Company

    £40,000 to £49,999

    WRAP Business Analyst Leading Financial Services Company- An exciting opportunity at a leading insurance company for a Business Analyst on a WRAP programme. You will be a key part of the business analysis team and tasked with gathering requirements from the business, writing documentation and testing. You will also be liaising with stakeholders across the business in order to deliver the WRAP platform. You must have strong business analysis skills and previous experience of working on a WRAP project to be suitable. This is a great opportunity in a fast moving and entrepreneurial organisation.

    South West / Permanent / Ref: JK WRAPBA

    Project Management - Collateral & Valuations - Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    Excellent Communication skills - a proven track record of working in partnership with a range of Stakeholders.

    Strong Analytical Skills, Coupled with OTC Collateral Management knowledge is ideal

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-C&V

    Business Process Lead- Target Operating Model Finance Change

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Business Process Lead- Target Operating Model Finance Change. A great role on a large scale global finance change initiative to create a new target operating model for finance in the bank. They require a Business Process Lead to look at and own all business process models and the data models that support them. You will ensure that all data across the organisation is sent to the right areas. This is a hands on analysis role within finance change and you should have experience within this area. You should also have experience of working on target operating model design and data models. You must have Investment Banking experience to be considered.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JK FINBATOM

    Listed Derivatives Business Analyst/Project Manager Banking

    £500 to £599

    Listed Derivatives Business Analyst/Project Manager Banking. A great opportunity to join a regulatory driven project within operations change at a Tier 1 Investment Bank. This position sits within listed derivatives change who are currently involved in a project related to EMIR for transaction reporting in listed derivatives. You will be responsible for the business analysis and some project management on this piece of work. It is essential that you have strong change management skills as a BA and some PM capabilities. You will be responsible for requirements gathering, testing, writing documentation and managing stakeholders. You must have strong product knowledge in listed derivatives (exchange traded derivatives, futures and options). The ideal candidate will also have experience with Ransys or Clearvision or equivalent. Transaction reporting experience would be a bonus.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK FOPTI

    Programme Manager - Legal Entity - Global Investment Bank

    £300 to £399

    Programme/Project Manager - Legal Entity - Global Investment Bank required for Day to Day management of due diligence processes with internal and external legal teams where appropriate.

    Applicants must have extensive legal entity experience for this requirement within investment Banking.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-C-LE

    Business Analyst / Project Managers - Finance - Investment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a leading global bank, is looking for a number of strong business analysts and project managers to join their Finance change function, which spans across their Investment Bank, Corporate Bank, Wealth Management arm and their Retail Bank.

    This will be a 'high priority' programme, with around 80-90 small to large sized projects, spanning Business Analysis, Proejct Management, Target Operating Model design, Data Model design and Communication and Syndication Management.

    If you are an experienced Finance / Risk / Operations (Banking) change management professional, and you're keen to find out how your experience can fit in with what they're looking for, then please apply.

    You will have experience in (one or more of) the following areas:

    • Data Model Design (Finance Modelling)
    • Target Operating Model Design
    • Full end to end project lifecycle experience (Project Management & Business Analysis)
    • Experience of working on a similar programme
    • Business Process (Operations, Risk, Finance, Front Office)
    These roles will be spanning the 'Assistant Vice President' and 'Vice President' levels. Please apply ASAP to avoid missing the boat. Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM5686

    Programme Manager - Legal Entitiy - Global Investment Bank

    £300 to £399

    Programme/Project Manager - Legal Entity - Global Investment Bank required for Day to Day management of due diligence processes with internal and external legal teams where appropriate.

    Applicants must have extensive legal entity experience for this requirement within investment Banking.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-C-LE

    Project Manager - Investment Bank - Finance Change

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is seeking a professional project manager who understands the complex challenges involved with Finance Control and Finance Reporting, to ensure financial analysis and reporting concerns are met.

    It is likely that you will have experience of;

    Investment Banking, Finance strategy (design and delivery), Senior stakeholder management, Reporting (Financial, Regulatory), Accountancy, Structured change management, Cross product change and a sound understanding of technology.

    If you are interested in joining this market leading firm, and designing and delivering a cutting edge solution please send through your details.

    Alexander Ash Consulting is acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB/137

    Information Security Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My Client a Tier 1 Investment Bank are looking for an Information Security Analyst. This is a unique position that sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business.

    To be considered for this role you will need to have experience in either Information Security or Access Management working for an Investment Bank.

    YOU MUST HAVE INVESTMENT BANKING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB/200

    Data Architect - Treasury - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for a high calibre Data Architect to join their Treasury focused change initiative. The core aims of the area is to improve the management of Liquidity, Funding/Iussance and Capital for the bank. The key objective is to define the Target State Treasury Data Architecture, which is a key deliverable and a strategic project in order to build out the future state IT platform.

    The candidate will have outstanding Data Architecure skills, across all aspects; including logical and usage models. Experience of working within the Treasury space is not ideal, but a background in Investment Bank would certainly be an advantage. Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.

    Alexander ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM690

    Programme Manager - Prime Brokerage - Investment Bank

    £300 to £399

    Required to work for a Top-Tier Global Investment Bank, to work on RTB & CTB Change Programmes within the Prime Brokerage/Prime Services Business Areas.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-212PB

    Project Manager - Global Investment Bank - VP level - Perm

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for three high calibre proejct managers, to work within their niche change team. The role will sit within the Funding Operations space, looking to reform processes around their Middle Office / Operations controls. The role will involve working with the liquidity cash and product approval teams in order to see where there may be be current inefficiencies, then provide strong delivery in order to initiate change.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM4459

    Information Security and Access Management - Business Analyst

    £600 to £699

    Our client, a top tier investment bank , is looking for high calibre business analysts to join their large scale Information Security and Access Management change programme. The role involve the following:

    - Review of access management issues in selected applications

    - Review of roles, privileges and entitlements within applications

    - Review of Segregation of Duties issues within applications

    - Production of monthly senior stakeholder briefing decks

    - Ensuring timely delivery of quality communications

    Maintenance of programme master documents and library

    If you are interested and keen to hear more, please apply ASAP.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM449

    Project Manager - CRM Implementation - Wealth Management

    £700 to £799

    Our client, a top tier Wealth Management firm, is looking for a high calibre, hands on Project Manager to the join their centralised Strategy team. The Strategy often runs a variety of high profile initiatives which span; risk & control, business strategy, cost efficiencies, regulatory compliance and also run programmes for business heads.

    This role will be to work with the both the business and IT to review the current CRM Salesforce platform and understand the current state across the Welath Management business. The candidate wil then be required to define the future state and produce a transition plan.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM349

    Reference Data Project Manager/Business Analyst

    £500 to £599

    Reference Data Project Manager/Business Analyst. This Tier 1 bank require an experienced Project Manager/Business Analyst to work in the Global Reference Data projects team. You will be involved in process reengineering, analysis, testing and performing root cause analysis to create Target Processing Models. There will also be project planning, managing RAID logs and running working groups. You should have full lifecycle project experience and a strong IT understanding. There will be some data cleanup and migration involved in the role so knowledge of SQL, VBA and previous work on data projects would be highly beneficial. Reference data experience is preferred. This is a dynamic projects team who have a number of high profile projects that they are working on.

    You must have Investment Banking experience to be considered for this role.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK REFDAT

    Hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst - Reference Data

    £500 to £599

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst with outstanding Reference data experience. You must currently be working for an Investment Bank to be considered for this role.

    You must have experience in:

    • End to End project delivery
    • Managing and liaising with Senior Stakeholders (CxO Level)
    • Managing and Assisting in all stages of the Project lifecycle
    • Developing and deploying a GRD relating to a data governance model and providing representation to the relevant strategic forums

    London / Contract / Ref: PB - 1 - 01

    HPCM Oracle Functional Consultant - Contract - Investment Bank

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management (HPCM) Oracle Functional Consultant - Contract - Investment Bank

    HPCM Oracle Functional Consultant required to work on a Business-critical, standalone project.

    The Oracle, HPCM Consultant will have extensive Cost Allocation project experience specifically within Financial Services.

    The successful job holder will responsible for designing and building coupled with some configuration. Our client require a HPCM Oracle Functional Subject matter expert to act as the 'go-to" person for HPCM matters across the group.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-HPCM-IB

    Compliance Suitability Specialist Client File, KYC, AML, London

    £400 to £499

    Compliance Suitability Specialist Client File, KYC, AML, London. My client requires a Compliance specialist / Client File Suitability SME with Private Client or/and Asset/Wealth Management experience. You must have experience of Risk Compliance, KYC, AML and an in-depth understanding of FSA requirements. You must be able to translate FSA requirements and then be able to implement them in to the business, as well as put processes in place and ensure that client information is located correctly and in one place.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:KYC

    AVP or VP Finance Change Business Analyst/ Project Manager

    £100,000 to £124,999

    AVP or VP Finance Change Business Analyst/ Project Manager. A fantastic opportunity for an experienced change professional to join the finance change team at a Tier 1 Investment Bank. This is sitting within financial control and you will be responsible for working on change initiatives within the team. This position is available at AVP and VP level and they will look at strong Business Analysts or Project Managers. You must have strong change experience from inception to the delivery of projects and have experience within finance either from a BAU perspective or change. They are looking for a breadth of experience across finance rather than anything specific. Qualified accountants would be of interest. You must have Investment Banking experience to be considered for this position.

    Successful candidates will be contacted within 3 working days

    London / Permanent / Ref: JK FINABA

    Programme Test Manager - Investment Banking

    £700 to £799

    Our client, a leading investment bank, is looking for a high calibre Proramme Test Manager to join a large programme of work on Monday. This is for an immediate start, and there are roles available in both the UK and Germany. The initiaitve will be to drive an offshore team and to create an overall Test strategy.

    Please apply ASAP to avoid missing out!

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM33e

    Project Manager - CRM Implementation - Wealth Management

    £700 to £799

    Our client, a top tier Wealth Management firm, is looking for a high calibre, hands on Project Manager to the join their centralised Strategy team. The Strategy often runs a variety of high profile initiatives which span; risk & control, business strategy, cost efficiencies, regulatory compliance and also run programmes for business heads.

    This role will be to work with the both the business and IT to review the current CRM Salesforce platform and understand the current state across the Welath Management business. The candidate wil then be required to define the future state and produce a transition plan.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM349

    Project Manager - Investment Bank - Finance Change

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is seeking a professional project manager who understands the complex challenges involved with Finance Control and Finance Reporting, to ensure financial analysis and reporting concerns are met.

    It is likely that you will have experience of;

    Investment Banking, Finance strategy (design and delivery), Senior stakeholder management, Reporting (Financial, Regulatory), Accountancy, Structured change management, Cross product change and a sound understanding of technology.

    If you are interested in joining this market leading firm, and designing and delivering a cutting edge solution please send through your details.

    Alexander Ash Consulting is acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB/137

    Hybrid Project Manager / Business Analyst

    £70,000 to £79,999

    For this position you must have:

    • Outstanding Operations experience within a Tier 1 Investment Bank, working on a number of transactional based tax procedures, including stamp duty and withholding tax.
    • Extensive Change Management Skills, including Senior Stakeholder Management, understanding the Business Requirements, and experience in managing the project plans, project teams and the project risk.

    This is a heavy Tax Change role, to be considered for the role you must have vast knowledge working within Tax Operations.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB - 3 - 01

    .NET DEVELOPER

    £50,000 to £59,999

    .Net Developer - Ecommerce - London

    Our client a global ecommerce organisation is looking to take on talented and experienced .NET Developer. The organisation is going through a major technology transformation and they are looking to develop various IT systems & applications to enhance their business. As the .NET Developer you will be working in a fast paced Agile environment as part of a vast development team helping to drive technical developments for the business.

    You will working closely with other team members and business stakeholders to gather and define requirements and also are involved with the technical design of solutions. You will be also working with new emerging technologies focusing on Microsoft .NET 3.5/4 ASP.NET, C#, TFS 2010 SQL (T-SQL), HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery & involved in unit testing.

    This is an excellent opportunity to be joining and aggressively grown and technically innovative organisation.

    Alexander ash is acting as a recruitment consultancy.

    If you feel that you are suitable for this position please get in touch by sending CV's to (see below) - 0207 688 8435.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JSNA - NETDEV - 001

    Business Analyst Functional Oracle BI OBIEE EDW London / SE

    £400 to £499

    Business Analyst Functional Oracle BI OBIEE EDW London / SE. A tier 1 organisation requires a Oracle BI, Business Intelligence Business Analyst who can perform a dual role as a Reporting Analyst, you must have experience in the Retail sector / FMCG i.e. Supermarkets or fresh Food. You must have experience with Full Life Cycle Reporting, defining data structures, configuring reports, requirements gathering, specifying data requirements and you must be able to deliver the UAT testing of the reports. Please call me asap to discuss the role in detail : Ben Price 0207 688 8432.

    Rest of Europe / Contract / Ref: BenPBusinessAnalyst

    Project Manager - Know Your Client - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Project Manager with extensive KYC experience. This role sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business. The team consists of senior project and programme managers who are responsible for the mobilization, planning, delivery, governance and advisory of cross functional change initiatives projects that address issues common to multiple businesses e.g. regulatory compliance, static data, IT architecture and off-shoring.

    You will be providing specialist knowledge within the KYC and Operations space. You will need to have experience of delivering high profile projects within a Tier 1 investment Bank. If you have any regulatory experience it would be a huge benefit.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB/172

    Information Security Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My Client a Tier 1 Investment Bank are looking for an Information Security Analyst. This is a unique position that sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business.

    To be considered for this role you will need to have experience in either Information Security or Access Management working for an Investment Bank.

    YOU MUST HAVE INVESTMENT BANKING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB/200

    QA Lead/ Test Lead Agile

    £60,000 to £69,999

    QA Lead/ Test Lead Agile. This global financial services company require a QA Lead to join the team. The majority of the testing they do is still manual so you should be comfortable with manual testing as well as automatic. You will also be responsible for strategic improvements in QA processes on their move towards Agile as well as leading a team of testers. This is an embedded testing role and you should have experience of system testing and be able to take on a 'hands on' testing role part of the time. Experience of testing as part of an agile development team would be highly beneficial as would experience in large organisations.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JK QATEST

    Information Security and Access Management - Business Analyst

    £600 to £699

    Our client, a top tier investment bank , is looking for high calibre business analysts to join their large scale Information Security and Access Management change programme. The role involve the following:

    - Review of access management issues in selected applications

    - Review of roles, privileges and entitlements within applications

    - Review of Segregation of Duties issues within applications

    - Production of monthly senior stakeholder briefing decks

    - Ensuring timely delivery of quality communications

    Maintenance of programme master documents and library

    If you are interested and keen to hear more, please apply ASAP.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM449

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Tax Operations - £70,000 p/a

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Business Analyst/Project Manager - Tax Operations - £70,000 p/a

    My client a Top Tier Investment Bank is seeking a proven, process driven Business Analyst to join their Operational Change team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing centralised change function and gain exposure within a market leading global organisation.

    The team will have overall responsibility for the banks operational tax processes in EMEA, including interpretation of tax rules from an operations focus and implementation, taxation process changes and improvements, in addition to tax reporting across a broad spectrum of traded financial products and business functions. The area also provides operational tax support for new business opportunities and emerging markets explored by the firm.

    To be successful in this role, ideally you will come from a consultancy background, coupled with a strong education, as well as proven experience of;

    • Taxation requirements, processes and systems for multiple transactional based tax procedures, specifically stamp duty and withholding tax (WHT)
    • Scrutinising and remediating tax process issues and developing control improvements
    • Improve current state processes and procedures including automation of manual processes
    • Producing comprehensive project documentation (incl. plan & milestones; Business Requirements; process flow diagrams; MI reports/Project status reports)

    To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please forward your details today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting is acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1902-TAX

    Project Manager - Regulatory Reporting - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 investment bank is looking for a Project Manager to join their Financial Control team. If you have experience in FSA regulatory reporting and working with Basel II frameworks, this is the opportunity for you.

    To be considered for this role you must have experience in:

    • Evaluation of regulatory definitions from relevant bodies to understand what future regulatory changes entails
    • Strong Senior Stakeholder Management
    • Basel II Framework.
    • Defining Operating Modules and governance

    YOU MUST HAVE INVESTMENT BANKING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB/200

    Project Manager / Business Analyst - MI - Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for a detailed and pragmatic hybrid change manager to join their global MI Front Office prgramme. The role will be to analyze and consolidate the Sales data flowing from the Front Office into down stream functions for MI purposes. This data is then used for reporting purposes. The ideal candidate will have hands on epxerience on both project management as well as business analysis. If you have had experience of using the Qlikview tool, then this would be beneficial.Experience of working within the Front Office (within an Investment Bank) previously is essential.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM MI-FO

    Team Lead - Investment Management Operations - £85,000

    £90,000 to £99,999

    Team Lead - Client Middle Office - Investment Management Operations - £85,000

    My client, a leading Asset Management organisation, is currently seeking a proven Team Lead to take responsibility of managing the Client Middle Office Operations team. The overall team is responsible for all aspects of client middle office, including managing and projecting cash balances, client experience initiatives and standard analysis for fund managers and external clients. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a market leading firm and to gain recognition from senior individuals, both internally & externally.

    The key responsibilities for this position will include;

    • Supporting and managing the team responsible for Reconciliations, Accounting reports and Cash/Currency Management
    • Day to day ad hoc analysis for fund managers
    • Process improvements and increasing controls, whilst improving metrics
    • Headcount & cost projections
    • Delivering exceptional (internal & external) client experience

    To be considered for this exciting role, you will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of a similar role in a competitor organisation.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1802-CMO

    Regulatory/ Data Business Analyst Banking London

    £500 to £599

    Regulatory/ Data Business Analyst Banking London. A great position in a Tier 1 bank within the client on-boarding team. This team are currently involved in regulatory work and ensuring that the regulatory requirements that affect client on-boarding are dealt with. There is also a large amount of data that needs to be cleansed and migrated. You will be working as a Business Analyst in the team responsible for gathering requirements, writing specifications and testing as well as dealing with stakeholders. You will also be leading a team of other Business Analysts. You should have strong Business Analysis skills and have experience of leading teams. You should also have strong data experience and you would have worked on regulatory projects. You must have Investment Banking experience to be considered.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK ONBOBA

    Business Analyst - Operational Risk - Retail Banking

    £20,000 to £29,999

    Ops Risk Business Analyst required for a leading Global Retail Bank. Applicants must have Operational Risk Experience specifically, gained from working on Retail Banking Projects.

    In addition, the job holder will be expected to have exceptional Communication skills with the ability to face off to a range of Senior Stakeholders.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB-OR:98

    IT Programme Director Investment Bank London

    £1,500 to £3,000

    IT Programme Director Investment Bank. A Tier 1 Investment Bank has an urgent need for an IT Programme Director experienced within complex, large scale, global multi-million pound technology transformation initiatives. You will also have experience within application developments/systems integrations, software development and change management.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:IB

    Data Architect - Treasury - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for a high calibre Data Architect to join their Treasury focused change initiative. The core aims of the area is to improve the management of Liquidity, Funding/Iussance and Capital for the bank. The key objective is to define the Target State Treasury Data Architecture, which is a key deliverable and a strategic project in order to build out the future state IT platform.

    The candidate will have outstanding Data Architecure skills, across all aspects; including logical and usage models. Experience of working within the Treasury space is not ideal, but a background in Investment Bank would certainly be an advantage. Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.

    Alexander ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM690

    Test Manager - Investment Banking - Collateral Management

    £80,000 to £89,999

    Strong Test Manager required for a Leading Financial Services company (Investment Bank) based in London.

    The Test Manager will be required to lead a number of business-critical Initiatives to Provide Testing (Senior) Services within the Collateral Management, Infrastructure Function.

    Working in partnership with the Infrastructure Project Manager to identify and record associated Risks involved in the mitigating actions. The level of this role we require the job holder to be responsible for delivering Testing Strategy at Programme/Project level to the Business Testing Service to Programme and Senior Change Managers.

    To be successful for this role, applicants must have:

    Strong Project life cycle (Testing) experience where you have spent more than 12 months on each project.
    Experience of leading teams.
    5+ Years of UAT
    Strong Communication skills ability to liaise and have direct contact with Testers across Trading, Ops, Risk and Finance.

    London / Permanent / Ref: KB/MV-00

    Regulatory/Operations Business Analyst London Banking

    £600 to £699

    Operations Business Analyst London Banking. This is a great role at a leading Investment Bank on a high profile regualtory project. You will be working as a Business Analyst on a living wills project which will include writing documentation for the FSA. This position sits within operations and they are looking for someone with strong Business Analysis experience within Investment Banking. You will be responsible for gathering requirements, testing and managing stakeholders among other analysis duties. This bank are looking for someone who has strong operations BAU/line experience including settlements, confirmation, affirmations or collateral. You must also have experience in change management.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK OPSBALIV

    Director - Data Architecture Lead - £125,000

    £150,000 to £199,999

    Director - Data Architecture Lead - £125,000

    My client, a leading corporate bank, is currently going through unprecedented change across the whole organisation and are seeing a proven Director level Data Architect to lead the redesign of the current transactional bank architecture. This is an exceptional opportunity for a demonstrated individual to gain recognition across multiple areas of the organisation and to make a real impact on the change agenda.

    With a major focus on making the current platforms more agile and flexible to meet the needs of a growing client and product base, the successful individual will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of;

    Driving and shaping the enterprise wide architecture within a complex banking environment; Managing and influencing senior Directors and Business leaders to ensure the corporate bank's agenda is driven forward unopposed and A keen understanding of payments and the underpinned architecture.

    To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please forward your profile today.

    Alexander Ash Consulting are acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-1202-ARCH

    Data Architect - Treasury - Top Tier Investment Bank

    £600 to £699

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for a high calibre Data Architect to join their Treasury focused change initiative. The core aims of the area is to improve the management of Liquidity, Funding/Iussance and Capital for the bank. The key objective is to define the Target State Treasury Data Architecture, which is a key deliverable and a strategic project in order to build out the future state IT platform.

    The candidate will have outstanding Data Architecure skills, across all aspects; including logical and usage models. Experience of working within the Treasury space is not ideal, but a background in Investment Bank would certainly be an advantage. Please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.

    Alexander ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM690

    Finance Business Analyst Banking London

    £70,000 to £79,999

    Finance Business Analyst Banking London- A great role to join a leading Investment Bank in their financial control team. The team are focused on the FinRep implementation which you will be involved in. In addition to this regulatory work you will work on other high profile projects within the financial control team. You will be responsible for completing the business analysis on various projects including gathering requirements, testing and writing documentation. You must have strong business analysis experience within finance change. Ideally you would have worked in financial control or on regulatory finance change projects.

    You must have a background in Investment Banking to be considered.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JK FINBA

    Business Analyst Swift Faster Payments London

    £300 to £399

    Business Analyst Swift Faster Payments London. A Tier 1 Global Bank requires a Business Analyst with extensive Payments processing experience specifically Swift and Faster Payments. You ideally would have worked on a payments architecture project to enable the introduction of new services.

    BA responsibilities

    The Business analyst will be responsible for defining the requirements for each interface. This involves understanding of the processing undertaken by the existing interface and the data content of that interface and creating / amending system use cases and defining business rules and producing an interface specification. IBM have defined a process for developing requirements based around the Rational Suite.

    Whilst good generic BA skills are required the job this role is more technical than a traditional BA role. Specific skills / knowledge required

    Knowledge

      • Broad overall understanding of Payments processing - essential
      • Knowledge and understanding of Payment messaging e.g. Swift, Faster Payments - desirable.

    Skills

      • Writing system use cases - essential
      • Data analysis skills e.g. understanding existing data items and data structure in order to specify detailed requirements - essential
      • Ability to liaise with technical teams to understand the processing and data of existing interfaces - essential
      • Experience of Rational -desirable

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:BA:PaYMENTS

    Client Relations/Complaints Handler - Buy-side

    £300 to £399

    Client Relations/Complaints Handler - Buy-side

    Required for a leading Wealth Management Company. Must have broad Product experience - gained from working within Buy-Side (Asset Management/Wealth Management).

    Applicants will have strong communication skills - demonstrate a track record of liaising with a wide-range of internal/extenal clients.

    Academically, the job holder will have full Financial Planning Certificate (FPC 1,2 & 3) or certificate for Financial Advisors (CEFA)

    Contact: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-CH-00

    .NET DEVELOPER

    £50,000 to £59,999

    .Net Developer - Ecommerce - London

    Our client a global ecommerce organisation is looking to take on talented and experienced .NET Developer. The organisation is going through a major technology transformation and they are looking to develop various IT systems & applications to enhance their business. As the .NET Developer you will be working in a fast paced Agile environment as part of a vast development team helping to drive technical developments for the business.

    You will working closely with other team members and business stakeholders to gather and define requirements and also are involved with the technical design of solutions. You will be also working with new emerging technologies focusing on Microsoft .NET 3.5/4 ASP.NET, C#, TFS 2010 SQL (T-SQL), HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery & involved in unit testing.

    This is an excellent opportunity to be joining and aggressively grown and technically innovative organisation.

    Alexander ash is acting as a recruitment consultancy.

    If you feel that you are suitable for this position please get in touch by sending CV's to (see below) - 0207 688 8435.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JSNA - NETDEV - 001

    Programme Manager - Tier 1 Invesment Bank - Production Release

    £1,500 to £3,000

    My client a Tier 1 Investment bank is looking for an End to End Programme Manager / Programme Director who has experience of Large Scale Production Release and on-going management of complex applications architectures. This is a unique opportunity where we are looking for someone that has come from both an Application and Development background along with knowledge of how to run a Production environment.

    You will need to have experience in:

    • Complex production environments
    • Outstanding mentoring skills
    • Senior Stakeholders influencing and presentation skills
    • Application Development background would be highly advantageous
    • Functional and Non-Functional Requirements (NFR's)
    • Managing external vendors

    This is a Director level role so you will need to demonstrate a senior level of experience, management and gravitas. It would be beneficial if you have experience of working within Financial Services (insurance, Capital markets, banking, buy-side, asset management, wealth management, retail banking etc)

    London / Contract / Ref: PB/250

    Programme Manager - Group Wide Banking - Technology

    £1,000 to £1,499

    Our client, a global tier one bank, is looking for a business and IT focused programme manager to head up a number of large scale workstreams, going across group (investment bank, retail bank and corporate bank). The role is to enable a smooth transition for a wide range of applications moving from final application development stage into production management stage. The applications range from internal messaging systems running group wide, through to finance ledgers systems, through to back office settlements systems. The ideal candidate will be well versed in handling complex environments, will have had extensive banking experience.

    Furthermore, the ideal candidate will have extensive expeirence of working within both an appplication development environment, as well the production management area. The position will be a contract role with longevity, with the forecasted programme to last at least two years. It is necessary for the candidate to possess a high level of communication skills coupled with gravitas, as there will be steer co. presentations to conduct to report updates to senior stakeholders.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Contract / Ref: GM3393

    Complaints Handler - Wealth Management

    £300 to £399

    Complaints Handler, Wealth Management, Private Banking - Products

    Required for a leading Wealth Management Company. Must have broad Product experience - PPI, Complex Products along with the ability to quickly learn.

    Contact: Kam.Bamrah@alexanderash.com

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-CH-00

    Business Data Architect - Transaction Banking

    £150,000 to £199,999

    My client is seeking an experienced Data Architect to join one of the largest and most strategic transaction programmes in the Banking industry at the moment.
    Our client, a Global Transaction Bank, is seeking a professional Data Architect who understands the complex challenges involved with improving processes and data quality throughout the end to end project lifecycle.

    To be successful in this role you will have experience of;

    • Data architecture within Transactional Banking; specifically designing and implementing an integrated data platform. Nice to have Investment Banking experience (not essential)
    • Data modeling experience; specifically designing, logical and physical models from both business requirements and reverse-engineering of existing databases.
    • Management of Architect Analysts; leadership skills and mentoring
    • Well-developed business and requirements analysis skills.
    • Financial and regulatory reporting architecture; specifically design of a reporting architecture that facilitates the creation, publication and distribution of reports both on a regular basis and ad-hoc.
    • Reporting to Global Head of Architect
    • Database design and report construction - the ability to understand Structured Query Language (SQL) statements and data extraction.
    • Experience designing, coding or maintaining extract/transform/load programs.

    If you are interested in joining this market leading firm, and designing and delivering a cutting edge solution please send through your details.

    Alexander Ash Consulting is acting as a search firm.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB/104

    Project Manager - Operations - Tier 1 Invesment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    My client, a top tier Investment Bank, is seeking a proven Project Manager to join a high profile book of work. This is a strategic front to back re-engineering initiative across Operations.

    To be successful in this position, you will demonstrate a proven track record within a Project Manager position within a leading competitor organisation. In addition, you will have a proven track record in delivery, Project / Programme Management on large books of work, Knowledge of the Operations domain and end-to-end workflow for a sales & trading business.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB/171

    Project Manager - Know Your Client - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Project Manager with extensive KYC experience. This role sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business. The team consists of senior project and programme managers who are responsible for the mobilization, planning, delivery, governance and advisory of cross functional change initiatives projects that address issues common to multiple businesses e.g. regulatory compliance, static data, IT architecture and off-shoring.

    You will be providing specialist knowledge within the KYC and Operations space. You will need to have experience of delivering high profile projects within a Tier 1 investment Bank. If you have any regulatory experience it would be a huge benefit.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB/172

    Project Manager - Global Investment Bank - VP level - Perm

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for three high calibre proejct managers, to work within their niche change team. The role will sit within the Funding Operations space, looking to reform processes around their Middle Office / Operations controls. The role will involve working with the liquidity cash and product approval teams in order to see where there may be be current inefficiencies, then provide strong delivery in order to initiate change.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM4459

    Project Manager - Global Investment Bank - VP level - Perm

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for three high calibre proejct managers, to work within their niche change team. The role will sit within the Funding Operations space, looking to reform processes around their Middle Office / Operations controls. The role will involve working with the liquidity cash and product approval teams in order to see where there may be be current inefficiencies, then provide strong delivery in order to initiate change.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM4459

    Client On Boarding BA/PM

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My Client is a Tier One Invest mane bank and currently is looking for Business Analyst with exposure to Project Management to lead change project within Client On Boarding space. This role will require good Business Analyst skills and experience with Client On Boarding for Investment Bank.

    London / Contract / Ref: AGN - 54

    Project Manager - Contract - KYC, Investment Bank - City

    £700 to £799

    Top Tier Global Investment Bank Requires a strong - Front to Back - Project Manager, Ideally with Consulting experience.

    Required to work within their Strategic Change Function, the Selected Project Manager will be working on Change Projects that span across: Risk & Control, Business Strategy & Change, Regulatory Compliance, Static Data and other, Business Critical Change Projects.

    Successful Applicants will be able to demonstrate:

    multiple investment banking products and operations. will come from a Structured Change Project Management and Business Analysis and Good Stakeholder experience.

    London / Contract / Ref: KB-AA-87

    Project Manager - Know Your Client - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Project Manager with extensive KYC experience. This role sits within a centralised project group that delivers market-leading solutions across the business. The team consists of senior project and programme managers who are responsible for the mobilization, planning, delivery, governance and advisory of cross functional change initiatives projects that address issues common to multiple businesses e.g. regulatory compliance, static data, IT architecture and off-shoring.

    You will be providing specialist knowledge within the KYC and Operations space. You will need to have experience of delivering high profile projects within a Tier 1 investment Bank. If you have any regulatory experience it would be a huge benefit.

    London / Contract / Ref: PB/172

    Project Manager - Operations - Tier 1 Invesment Bank

    £100,000 to £124,999

    My client, a top tier Investment Bank, is seeking a proven Project Manager to join a high profile book of work. This is a strategic front to back re-engineering initiative across Operations.

    To be successful in this position, you will demonstrate a proven track record within a Project Manager position within a leading competitor organisation. In addition, you will have a proven track record in delivery, Project / Programme Management on large books of work, Knowledge of the Operations domain and end-to-end workflow for a sales & trading business.

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB/171

    .NET DEVELOPER

    £50,000 to £59,999

    .Net Developer - Ecommerce - London

    Our client a global ecommerce organisation is looking to take on talented and experienced .NET Developer. The organisation is going through a major technology transformation and they are looking to develop various IT systems & applications to enhance their business. As the .NET Developer you will be working in a fast paced Agile environment as part of a vast development team helping to drive technical developments for the business.

    You will working closely with other team members and business stakeholders to gather and define requirements and also are involved with the technical design of solutions. You will be also working with new emerging technologies focusing on Microsoft .NET 3.5/4 ASP.NET, C#, TFS 2010 SQL (T-SQL), HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery & involved in unit testing.

    This is an excellent opportunity to be joining and aggressively grown and technically innovative organisation.

    Alexander ash is acting as a recruitment consultancy.

    If you feel that you are suitable for this position please get in touch by sending CV's to (see below) - 0207 688 8435.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JSNA - NETDEV - 001

    Risk Officer

    £60,000 to £69,999

    My client a large Asset Management firm is looking for risk officer to join their team based in Glasgow. This is a great opportunity for someone who comes from risk analyst background and has a good knowledge of multi asset classes. This role will involve looking into strategies and supporting head of the team. A good knowledge of technical side of business and maths is also required.

    Scotland / Contract / Ref: Agn - R1

    Programme/Project Manager - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £90,000 to £99,999

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Front to Back Programme/Project Manager that is currently at either an Investment Bank or a Consultancy working in Capital Markets.

    If you have experience with Derivatives products and Trade Capture to Confirmation this is the role for you.

    You main Responsibilities include:

    • You will be the Operations lead working across asset classes. You will be doing the project plans and requirements for the programme.
    • You will be working closely with IT to ensure all the technical planning is in step with the Operations Team requirements
    • Senior Stakeholder Management

    London / Permanent / Ref: PB/175

    Project Manager - Global Investment Bank - VP level - Perm

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Our client, a top tier investment bank, is looking for three high calibre proejct managers, to work within their niche change team. The role will sit within the Funding Operations space, looking to reform processes around their Middle Office / Operations controls. The role will involve working with the liquidity cash and product approval teams in order to see where there may be be current inefficiencies, then provide strong delivery in order to initiate change.

    Alexander Ash is acting as an agency.

    London / Permanent / Ref: GM4459

    Risk Officer

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client a large Asset Management firm is looking for risk officer to join their team based in Glasgow. This is a great opportunity for someone who comes from risk analyst background and has a good knowledge of multi asset classes. This role will involve looking into strategies and supporting head of the team. A good knowledge of technical side of business and maths is also required.

    Scotland / Contract / Ref: Agn - R1

    VisionPlus Consultant Analysis Testing Configuration London

    £1,000 to £1,499

    VisionPlus Consultant Analysis Testing Configuration London. A Global Tier 1 Bank requires an VisionPlus Consultant who can perform Analysis, Configuration & Testing to a VisionPlus system that is not performing as required. You must be an extremely good problem solver who can deal with issues such as:

    • ForEx charges not being calculated & applied to clients correctly
    • Credit Limits calculated on a daily basis etc…

    These issues are costing the Bank millions and as a result, once the underlying issues have been identified, analysis conducted on data dumps etc…

    New clients are being set up which is also causing an issue on the legacy system and new customers / clients should be loaded to Vision Plus.

    Requirement

    They require a Vision Plus guru to come in to the business and strip down the system, conducting bottom top analysis on what the issues are. They will need to look at the original documentation of the system and compare to the live system now and identify route cause analysis to identify the underlying problems causing these issues.

    You will be responsible for running test scripts and relating the findings back to the business, you must be technical and also able to communicate to the business. Once these problems have been identified, they will need to be fixed and process flows will have to be drawn up. You will need to manage the transition in to BAU once the issues have been identified / fixed, and assist with the strategy to claw back lost revenue.

    The ideal candidate will need to understand the Vision Plus system, be able to conduct analysis, testing, and able to draw up Process Flows. Ultimately, The legacy system also needs to be phased out.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenP:VisionPlus

    Project Manager - Liquidity & Collateral Operations - £110,000

    £100,000 to £124,999

    Project Manager - Liquidity & Collateral Operations - £110,000 p/a

    My client, a leading Global Investment Bank, is currently seeking a proven Project manager to lead high profile projects within their Liquidity & Collateral Operations team. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a leading organisation and gain recognition across the bank.

    The successful candidate will be assisting in the delivery of the strategic architecture and broader operational initiatives whilst facing off to senior stakeholders with conflicting priorities, so influencing skills are essential. In addition, the overall team will assist with the assessment and streamlining of current processes, with a view to generate efficiencies and mitigate risk.

    To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate exceptional knowledge of;

    Liquidity & Collateral operations areas; Business Flows within a complex investment bank; Business Process Re-Engineering and Risk management.

    To be considered for this exciting role, please forward your details today.

    Alexander ash Consulting are acting as a search agency

    ***due to the large number of applications, if you are not contacted within 3 working days of sending your CV, unfortunately you have not been successful***

    London / Permanent / Ref: CA-3001-OPS

    Business Analyst Functional Oracle BI OBIEE EDW London / SE

    £400 to £499

    Business Analyst Functional Oracle BI OBIEE EDW London / SE. A tier 1 organisation requires a Oracle BI, Business Intelligence Business Analyst who can perform a dual role as a Reporting Analyst, you must have experience in the Retail sector / FMCG i.e. Supermarkets or fresh Food. You must have experience with Full Life Cycle Reporting, defining data structures, configuring reports, requirements gathering, specifying data requirements and you must be able to deliver the UAT testing of the reports. Please call me asap to discuss the role in detail : Ben Price 0207 688 8432.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenPBusinessAnalyst

    Operations Regulatory Piece - Business Analyst Banking

    £500 to £599

    Operations Regulatory Piece - Business Analyst Banking. A role sitting in regulatory operations at a Tier 1 Investment Bank. The team are currently focussed on the CASS regulation. The objective this year is to define and implement an enhanced and robust governance framework for reporting and ensure operating standards are maintained. You will be responsible for business analysis in this area including gathering requirements, gap analysis, testing and writing specifications. You should have a sound IT understanding and you must have Investment Banking experience as a Business Analyst- Anyone without Investment Banking and change experience will not be considered. You ideally will have operations change experience.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK OPREG

    Service Manager

    £50,000 to £59,999

    My client, a Tier 1 Bank based in London, are going through an exciting period of expansion, and URGENTLY require Service Managers to join their UK Based Team. There are Two positions available

    In order to be considered for this vacancy, you MUST have previous experience in:

    * Managing Internal relationships

    * Experience with contract negotiations

    * Experience with managing relationships both pre / post BAU

    * Proven experience of managing SLA and KPI agreements

    * Experience in the Financial Services Industry

    If you are looking for that next exciting challenge, have experience in a Vendor Management environment in the Financial Services sector, then please apply today.

    Alexander Ash are acting as an Agency on behalf a client

    London / Permanent / Ref: NKSM

    Vendor Supplier Manager

    £60,000 to £69,999

    My client, a Tier 1 Bank based in London, are going through an exciting period of expansion, and URGENTLY require Vendor Supplier Managers to join their UK Based Team. There are five positions available

    In order to be considered for this vacancy, you MUST have previous experience in:

    * Managing 3rd Party relationships, both Internal and External

    * Experience with contract negotiations

    * Experience with managing relationships both pre / post BAU

    * Proven experience of managing SLA and KPI agreements

    * Experience in the Financial Services Industry

    If you are looking for that next exciting challenge, have extensive Vendor Management experience in the Financial Services sector, then please apply today.

    Alexander Ash are acting as an Agency on behalf a client

    London / Permanent / Ref: NKVSM

    Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office)

    £125,000 to £149,999

    Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office)

    My client who are a global investment bank are searching for a Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office) to oversee their department consisting of counterparty, risk, data and WPF projects.

    They had separate risk engines which were merged 5 years ago and are currrently working towards one single engine and data as there is no central consolidated system at the moment. Each system works independently and there are a number of re-engineering and integrating projects going on around both risk and regulation so experience of these areas is advantageous.

    Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office) requirements -

    Understanding of data flows
    Validating flows
    Use of Java is preferable
    Must be able to run dynamic batch
    Understanding of grid; platform Symphony.

    Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office)

    London / Permanent / Ref: SS HEAD FRONT

    Compliance Review Manager- Banking London

    £600 to £699

    Compliance Review Manager- Banking London. This is a great role at a top Investment Bank for a compliance manager. The bank are currently being reviewed by an external consultancy. They will be checking that the bank is adhering to regulatory requirements and reporting back on their findings. Your role will be to act as a representative of the bank and you will be responsible for taking the review output and critiquing it. You must have a compliance background and understand compliance principles and regulatory requirements. Experience of liaising with consulting firms in this way would be ideal. You should be comfortable with challenging reviews. Investment Banking experience is preferred.

    London / Contract / Ref: JK COMPLL

    Review Manager - Tier 1 Investment Bank - Compliance

    £600 to £699

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is a looking for a Review Manager to join their Global Team. If you have experience in taking review output from an external company and critiquing their work this is the opportunity for you.

    To be considered for this role you will need to have:

    • A solid understanding of Compliance (preferable coming from a compliance background)
    • Experience in Testing and reviewing from Report Outputs
    • Experience in liaising with PMO's and Programme Managers.
    • Experience in Investment Banking (a must)

    London / Contract / Ref: PB/170

    PMO - Analyst

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My Client is a large global bank that is looking for junior level PMO analyst for a work in South of England. This is a great opportunity to join large successful organization for those who wants to progress finance career.

    Home counties / Permanent / Ref: AGN - Sou

    PMO - Analyst

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My Client is a large global bank that is looking for junior level PMO analyst for a work in South of England. This is a great opportunity to join large successful organization for those who wants to progress finance career.

    Home counties / Contract / Ref: AGN - Sou

    Business Analyst Functional Oracle BI OBIEE EDW London / SE

    £400 to £499

    Business Analyst Functional Oracle BI OBIEE EDW London / SE. A tier 1 organisation requires a Oracle BI, Business Inteligence Business analyst / Reporting Analyst who has experience in the Retail sector / FMCG i.e. Supermarkets / fresh Foood. You must have experience with Full Life Cycle Reporting, defining data structures, configuring reports, requirements gathering, speciying data requirements and you must be able to deliver the UAT testing of the reports.

    London / Contract / Ref: BenPBusinessAnalyst

    Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office)

    £125,000 to £149,999

    Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office)

    My client who are a global investment bank are searching for a Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office) to oversee their department consisting of counterparty, risk, data and WPF projects.

    They had separate risk engines which were merged 5 years ago and are currrently working towards one single engine and data as there is no central consolidated system at the moment. Each system works independently and there are a number of re-engineering and integrating projects going on around both risk and regulation so experience of these areas is advantageous.

    Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office) requirements -

    Understanding of data flows
    Validating flows
    Use of Java is preferable
    Must be able to run dynamic batch
    Understanding of grid; platform Symphony.

    Head of Front End Practice (Banking, Front Office)

    London / Permanent / Ref: SS HEAD FRONT

    .NET DEVELOPER

    £50,000 to £59,999

    .Net Developer - Ecommerce - London

    Our client a global ecommerce organisation is looking to take on talented and experienced .NET Developer. The organisation is going through a major technology transformation and they are looking to develop various IT systems & applications to enhance their business. As the .NET Developer you will be working in a fast paced Agile environment as part of a vast development team helping to drive technical developments for the business.

    You will working closely with other team members and business stakeholders to gather and define requirements and also are involved with the technical design of solutions. You will be also working with new emerging technologies focusing on Microsoft .NET 3.5/4 ASP.NET, C#, TFS 2010 SQL (T-SQL), HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery & involved in unit testing.

    This is an excellent opportunity to be joining and aggressively grown and technically innovative organisation.

    Alexander ash is acting as a recruitment consultancy.

    If you feel that you are suitable for this position please get in touch by sending CV's to (see below) - 0207 688 8435.

    London / Permanent / Ref: JSNA - NETDEV - 001

    Lead/Senior PMO - Tier 1 Investment Bank

    £700 to £799

    My client a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Lead PMO to join their ever growing team. You will need to have experience with coordinating multiple work streams within an Investment Bank environment.

    You will need to have:

    • Experience in delivering supporting large transformation programmes in Investment Banking
    • Outstanding strategic analysis and problem solving
    • Outstanding Stakeholder Management (CXO Level)
    • Experience of budgeting, resource monitoring and reporting

    London / Contract / Ref: PB/162

    Process Change Business Architect

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client, a Global Investment Bank, is currently seeking a proven Organisational Change individual who could act as a Business Process Architect within a risk space.

    This Business Process will require understanding of technical side of the business as well as business management ability. My client is looking for someone who has done similar delivery projects within financial services organisation. Understanding of risk and front office will be beneficial.

    London / Contract / Ref: Agn - F2E2

    Front End Developer Manager

    £20,000 to £29,999

    My client, a Global Investment Bank, is currently seeking a proven Front End Development Team Lead to lead a team of 30 developers in London.

    To be successful in this position, you will have extensive experience of; risk, previous experience within a front end development role and passion to deliver.

    Within this challenging role, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure across the organisation and to bring new ideas. The remit will allow the successful candidate to work across multiple in-flight risk projects and drive forward the implementation. In addition, an understanding of grid and Symphony would be highly beneficial.

    London / Permanent / Ref: Agn - 13n

    Solution Architect (Financial Services)

    £800 to £999

    Solution Architect (Financial Services)

    The Solution Architect is primarily concerned with managing creating and maintaining the logical designs that map to the strategic Target Operating Models (TOM). The Architect will work with the IT Delivery