||Head of Business Risk
||Competitive (based on experience)
threesixty aims to build long term relationships with clients and to work with them to help them achieve their aims of running profitable and compliant businesses. A Business Risk Consultant will therefore undertake business risk assessment visits, mainly to medium to large financial service businesses and will help them understand regulatory risks relevant to their business, taking into account their short, medium and long term objectives. The Business Risk Consultant, on a consultative basis, will provide a firm with a bespoke and personalised report detailing the ways in which the risks can be mitigated.
- Be able to undertake a varied and challenging work load.
- To act with professionalism at all times when dealing with clients.
- To maintain up to date and accurate knowledge in all regulatory and legislative areas which might realistically be of interest to clients.
- To undertake business risk and file review assessments at the clients’ premises, or any other locations to be agreed, and prepare written reports, and other appropriate documentation as appropriate.
- To respond to compliance queries raised by clients, where possible, in a clear and concise manner and ensure that these responses are accurately recorded on the appropriate back office system.
- Promote threesixty and the services provided in a positive manner.
- Be able to deal with the Financial Conduct Authority in conjunction with/on behalf of clients.
- To be able to provide guidance to clients beyond compliance issues in areas that will have an effect on a financial services business such as Business Strategy and how to increase profitability.
- Be able to identify clients where there are concerns which might realistically affect clients’ ability to trade, or affect the client or threesixty’s ability to fulfill its commercial and contractual obligations to one another.
- Be willing to undertake project work as dictated by threesixty.
- To advise threesixty of any assistance required in order to meet these key requirements.
- Maintaining internal records in regard to the interaction with clients including phone calls, emails and meetings.
- Maintaining records of ongoing training undertaken to confirm knowledge is being kept up to date.
- To follow the threesixty internal compliance procedures including meeting the minimum requirements set out for issuing reports to clients, dealing with queries and updating internal management documents.
- Delivers fee based support to firms under an appropriate contract for services.• Introduce firms to other departments or individuals within threesixty for provision of services wherever possible.
- Maintains threesixty’s reputation as knowledgeable and professional in all areas of financial and business planning.
- Be willing to represent threesixty at events.
Job challenges & problem solving
- The Business Risk Consultant will need to manage a challenging work load which includes arranging visits to clients and ensuring sufficient time is set aside for preparing visit outputs and dealing with client queries.
- Maintain professional standards in knowledge and ensuring this is adequately recorded for the Head of Business Risk to monitor this.
- Maintaining threesixty’s professionalism and ensuring that recommendations are not in conflict with other parts of the business.
- Not exposing threesixty to commercial or reputational risk.
Qualifications / Experience
- 5 years successful experience delivering consultancy services to the intermediary community.
- Ability to manage and deliver a varied and busy workload.
- Detailed knowledge of the regulatory framework.
- Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to self-motivate and also be a team player.
- Understanding of IFA processes and motivations.
- Understanding of regulatory bodies.
- Understanding of the need to blend commercial and regulatory obligations.
- Full Driving licence.
- Able to undertake extensive travel and occasional overnight stays.
- Level 4 qualified
- Ability to manage and deliver workshops including presenting, leading discussions and exercises, one-to-one instruction, coaching and process interventions.
- Credible speaker on general business issues.
- A good understanding of business strategy.
- Experience in dealing/liaising with Regulators.
- Possible experience of working for the Regulator.
- An understanding of Investment Management.