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Senior Manager Legal & Regulatory - Financial Services

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  11-Nov-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  65201

The opportunity


At EY Belgium Financial Services, we built a thriving Legal & Regulatory practice of around 20 professionals, bringing together skilled business advisors with expertise in the regulatory framework for the financial industry. We assist our banking & insurance clients with the design, validation and implementation of regulatory requirements. 


We currently have a tremendous opportunity for an experienced professional looking to broaden their career and scope of their knowledge, and further grow a successful practice. 


As an experienced executive in our practice, you will:


  • Work effectively as a team leader and exemplify commitment to quality
  • Be responsible for sustaining a positive learning culture and coach and counsel more junior team members
  • Identify legal and business requirements and provide regulatory business advice to financial institutions
  • Design and validate the client’s architecture and operating model to enable them to successfully manage complex legal and regulatory requirements
  • Develop and implement distribution models, service models, processes and business operations
  • Act as an interface with our clients, both locally and on EMEIA level
  • Build and lead a design and implementation team to assist clients on site


To succeed, you need a pro-active and hands-on approach, strong work ethics, as well as:


  • Strong academic record (Master Degree in Belgian law), with solid knowledge of financial law or company law
  • 8 - 12 years of experience either within a law firm, consultancy firm, financial institution or prudential regulator
  • A deep understanding of the financial sector and of relevant regulatory and compliance issues
  • Excellent analytical skills and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team of high performing professionals
  • Ability to deliver under tight deadlines
  • Superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solver, able to efficiently structure the work of the team 
  • Commercial acumen, supported by a strong external network 
  • Fluency in Dutch / French, with excellent English.


Most of all, it’s the attitude that matters! Enthusiasm for financial services is a must. We are looking for entrepreneurial people, who thrive in international teams and who have a global mindset!


What working at EY offers


  • You will join a leading global professional services firm, and a successful team genuinely passionate about their work
  • We encourage you to explore the legal and regulatory topics which most appeal to you, so you have the freedom to shape your career
  • You will enhance and diversify your technical knowledge, as well as your soft skills, through an extensive learning & development schedule
  • We offer individual coaching and mentoring, where you can learn from more experienced professionals
  • As part of an EMEIA integrated team, you will gain wide cross-border experience.


We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing profession might require exceptional travel, and at times working at client site, we are committed to help you achieve a lifestyle balance.


Our commitment to diversity & inclusion


At EY we are genuinely passionate about inclusion and we support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.


About EY Financial Services 


Finance fuels our lives. No other sector can touch so many people or shape so many futures. That’s why we employ over 13,000 talented individuals across EMEIA who focus on financial services and nothing else. In fact, we are the only major professional services organization to have a fully integrated financial services team across industry and service line.


Our clients are among the biggest names in globalized financial services, dealing with some of the most complex issues in business. Across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA), we’ve built a single, integrated financial services team to deliver exceptional service to our clients, wherever they are. Our high-performing teams are as mobile, agile and connected as our global clients.


Every day, in every one of our locations, we share a purpose of building a better working world. When finance works better, business works better. And when business works better, the world works better. We are committed to achieving our purpose by delivering exceptional service across our four main service lines – Assurance, Tax, Transactions and Advisory services. We work with national governments, regulators and the world’s largest financial services organizations to improve financial systems, protect savings and ensure investments are soundly made.


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