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Senior Associate - FSRM

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  18 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1512887

Financial Services Risk Management – Senior Associate, Johannesburg South Africa



The opportunity 


The work we do isn’t about providing ‘off-the shelf’ solutions; so, we will train and coach you to develop a set of core consulting skills that will be transferable across a broad range of projects. You’ll work as part of high-performing teams on a broad range of financial services clients and assignments that will stretch and challenge you. You’ll be encouraged and expected to take accountability and make an impact.


Your key responsibilities 


The scope of the work that you can expect to be involved in will include supporting our clients across a range of risk-related topics, such as FinCrime, Governance, Regulatory Compliance and Conduct Risk. This also includes the ability to assess policies and procedures in order to identify gaps to regulatory requirements and provide remediation plans or recommendations. You can expect to be working on client assignments across the industries we serve - banking, insurance, and wealth and asset management. You'll actively establish internal and external relationships and identify and escalate potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young within existing engagements.


Qualifications and Experience


  • Qualifications: A degree in risk management, finance or legal
  • Professional qualification (CAMS/FRM/PRM/CIA) an advantage
  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience. Preferably in a risk/compliance management role within financial services or in a consulting capacity with a focus on regulatory advisory
  • Previous experience of exposure to regulatory requirements across pan-African jurisdictions would be an advantage
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Experience with the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, Exchange Control Regulations, Collective Investment Schemes Act, Financial Markets Act, Pension Fund Act and related regulations an advantage


Ideally, you’ll also have 


  • Ability to understand and adapt to changing regulatory and legislative requirements
  • An interest in continuous self-development 
  • Complex problem-solving capabilities


What working at EY offers 

As one of our valued employees in EY, you get to work on inspiring, meaningful and challenging projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. At EY we value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. In addition to these, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that encourages high quality and knowledge exchange. Furthermore, we offer excellent working conditions, in a stimulating, inclusive and enjoyable environment. We offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY 


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. 


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. 


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