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Valuations Control Senior Manager
- Valuations Control
- Edinburgh, Banking
About Our Client
A global financial services business growing their valuations control team in Edinburgh.
In this role you will manage the Insurance Finance and Operations aspects of new business/product development and implementation for all investment assets strategies (including OTC derivatives and illiquid loans) proposed for execution by IS&E. You'll work closely with IS&E to perform an initial impact assessment of proposed transactions as compared to existing valuation, operational and financial capability and advise IS&E on impact of new trade features on feasibility of speedy execution to assist IS&E to determine business that will deliver the most significant impact in shortest time frames.
You'll also define trade bookings for structured business to achieve the desired economic outcome, document trade features and key components to enable other stakeholders to understand the details of the trade and the impact on their respective areas, maintain a log of proxy bookings and associated risks and liaise with appropriate risk groups to ensure individual and consolidated risks are documented, understood and managed.
In addition you'll project manage and drive the end-to-end execution of new transactions, provide written content for use in key governance and approval papers, such as Reporting Treatment Papers (RTP) and Group Minimum Standards 9 (GMS9) for material one-off transactions, assist in prioritisation of activity with both IS&E, Finance and Operations stakeholders and perform post trade implementation reviews.
Given the nature of the role and its requirements it's essential you have a graduate level education with relevant qualifications (e.g. accountancy, consultancy, financial markets or actuarial) with investment assets specialism and a deep knowledge of valuations and risk management, ideally from an asset management or investment banking background.
The Successful Applicant
- Must have valuations experience within OTC Derivatives
- Strong knowledge of structured business
- Excellent stakeholder management experience and ability to deal with senior stakeholders across a wide range of areas, most notably IS&E, actuarial, finance, operations and risk.
- Good project management skills with a track record of delivering initiatives and strong documentation skills, with an ability to document technical material in an easily digestible form for consumption by a variety of stakeholders, including third party administrators would be a real bonus.
What's on Offer
£competitve + package