Manager, Wealth & Asset Management Technology - London

London, United Kingdom
17 Dec 2018
20 Dec 2018
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
With its unmatched reputation for industry expertise, range of complementary offerings, global reach and delivery excellence, EY is experiencing significant demand in its Financial Services consulting business. Driven by customers, regulators and shareholders, EY's clients are re-evaluating their business models and embarking on major transformation programmes to deliver the operational and technology infrastructure required. The Wealth and Asset Management sector in particular is seeing major change and hence demand for consulting services spanning front office, digital, operations, finance, risk, IT, regulatory, tax and programme management.

EY's Financial Services Organisation is a unique, industry-focused practice, unlike some of its peers, and as a Senior Consultant in our Wealth & Asset Management Technology practice, you'll be at the heart of it in one of our fastest growing sectors.

Working closely with a team of significant senior talent, picked from both industry and consulting, you will help to drive the growth of this business, and will personally visit high-profile clients on site to understand their unique needs and build your reputation as a trusted business advisor. Do you have what it takes?

The opportunity
This role offers the opportunity to analyse, design, recommend and implement technology aligned performance improvement solutions for the full spectrum of products and functions within the Wealth & Asset Management industry across a diverse range client assignments including:
  • Front to back business transformation including market leading vendor solution platform selection and integration, cost reduction and robotic process automation
  • Leading technology change programmes, including application architecture review and simplification
  • Digital technologies and direct to consumer infrastructure
  • Target Business and Operating Model design and implementation
  • Regulatory driven change (including client and regulatory compliance)
  • Data integration
  • Large scale project and programme management

Your key responsibilities
As a Manager you will:
  • Manage a diverse range of client assignments, usually as part of an on-site project team
  • Manage on-site EY teams
  • Develop thought leadership and build EY solutions and methods
  • Identify opportunities for new business and support bid teams with proposals
  • Develop strong trusted advisor relationships with our clients
  • Support EY practice and people development through activities such as recruitment

To qualify for the role you must have
  • Successful track record in the Wealth, Asset or Investment Management industry, gained through a top tier consultancy (Big 4, IBM, Accenture etc..), a specialist financial services consultancy, top tier manager, or technology / service provider
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a team of technology advisors focussing on projects for Wealth, Asset or Investment Management clients
  • Experience of developing sales collateral such as proposal responses
  • Good understanding of one or more of the following: front and middle office, advice and financial planning, portfolio management, or operations
  • Technology skills across architecture, IT operating model design/cost reduction or experience of major package selection/service implementation (Asset Management - BlackRock Aladdin, Simcorp, Charles River, Markit thinkFolio, Fusion Invest. Wealth - SEI, Avaloq, Temenos, JHC Figaro, XPLAN, Distribution Technologies, Tercero)
  • Good appreciation of current market trends in Technology and Wealth & Asset Management
  • Good understanding of one or more Wealth & Asset Management product areas
  • Good understanding of end to end process flows and functional areas of Wealth & Asset Management participants
Ideally, you'll also have
  • Industry recognised business, finance, IT or project management qualifications such as PMP, PRINCE 2, Agile, Lean Six Sigma, BPR, CIMA or CFA
What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, 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
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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