This role is open specifically for people who are looking to work flexibly.
We know everyone’s lives are different and that traditional working patterns may not be quite right for you. Whether you’ve taken a career break, had time out to support family or are looking to balance your career with another passion of yours, we can offer you a flexible contract.
- 4 day week
Upon joining the firm you will have access to various training to give you the opportunity to upskill yourself on our various systems. You’ll also benefit from a programme specifically designed to support flexible workers integrate into the firm and introduce you to other people across our networks.
A career in our Financial Services Credit Risk practice, within Risk Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations rethink their approach to risk by developing a distinctive strategy and creating capabilities and performance. We play an important part in helping our clients assess, design and develop solutions that not only help them manage risk but also transform risk and complexity into a sustainable advantage.
Our team helps organisations measure and manage the risk associated with borrower, counterparties or other third parties who have a financial or contractual commitment to them. As part of the team, you’ll help assess, design, and implement strategic credit risk functions, collection and recovery units as well as leading credit risk management trainings.
About the role
The prudential regulatory regime continues to evolve with developments such as CRDV and ‘Basel IV’ in addition to the challenges for firms arising from the significant increase in supervisory scrutiny over prudential regulatory reporting (including potential external RWA assurance expectations and Skilled Persons Reports over capital and liquidity). These present challenges for firms both for ongoing compliance and also from a more strategic perspective. Firms need technical and practical advice on how to adapt to these challenges and assess the impact of the wider prudential reform agenda whilst meeting ‘business as usual’ regulatory expectations. In addition, firms and regulators need external parties with the right experience and expertise to provide independent assurance over the capital and liquidity ratios and associated reporting.
We are looking for candidates who have regulatory technical knowledge and experience, including the associated technical rules and guidance, in one of the following:
Pillar 1 credit, counterparty credit and / or market risk regulatory capital requirements (standardised and/or model approaches) (including leverage and large exposures). This may also include the associated regulatory reporting (e.g. PRA and COREP returns); or
Pillar 1 liquidity including LCR, PRA110 and NSFR. This may also include the associated regulatory reporting (e.g. PRA and COREP returns)
As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy, assurance over regulatory reporting, remediation and responding to regulatory developments. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Being a member of teams on large and small engagements - working as part of a project team on client sites and day-to-day liaison with clients
Identifying the impact of prudential regulatory change and supporting clients to adapt to the challenges a new regulatory landscape presents
Working on projects relating to various components of Pillar 1 credit, counterparty credit and market risk and/or liquidity requirements including regulatory reporting and associated governance and controls, risk management frameworks, policies and procedures, risk measurement, monitoring and reporting
Preparing regulatory analysis and reports
Supporting senior team members through the development of marketing and sales activities
Relationship building and networking with clients and internally across PwC
The essential skills we are looking for are:
Educated to degree level.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Good numerical skills
Knowledge and experience of at least one of retail, commercial, wholesale and/or investment banking sectors.
At least two to five years’ experience in financial services prudential requirements.
Good relationship management skills
Experience of problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions tailored to a client’s needs.
The technical skills we are looking for are specific to Pillar 1 capital and liquidity requirements. We need individuals with skills in a combination of the following:
Good understanding of the COREP and other PRA prudential regulatory reporting requirements and associated governance and controls frameworks (relating to capital and/or liquidity)
Good understanding of the overall credit and/or counterparty credit risk management lifecycle and associated credit/counterparty credit risk and the policies, procedures and strategies employed to manage this risk.
Good understanding of trading books and market risk requirements and the policies, procedures and strategies to manage this risk.
Good understanding of liquidity requirements and the policies, procedures and strategies to manage this risk.
Good technical experience and expertise in existing and future regulation in relation to credit, counterparty credit and/or market risk
Hands-on experience of IRB, SA-CCR, IMM and VaR
An ability to understand, interpret and communicate complex regulation.
Experience with systems and controls supporting prudential regulatory requirements.