Business Risk Services - Senior Manager

London, England, United Kingdom
11 Oct 2018
23 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time

Come and think independently with an organisation that's doing the same. We're determined to help shape a Vibrant Economy in the UK and beyond. It's why we empower our people to bring new ideas to the table and take the lead in driving them forward. It's invigorating. It's inspiring. It's creating opportunities every day for our clients, our business, and everyone here. So bring your passion, ambitions and ideas, and together, let's make change happen. The time you spend outside of work helps shape what you can bring to our firm. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications.

Helping clients of all shapes and sizes, in business risk service we support businesses by providing the necessary advice to help them manage and improve their business performance. You'll provide organisations of many different sizes with the advice and solutions they need to navigate complex risks and challenges. You'll help them achieve their business goals, enable them to grow sustainably and in turn help to shape a vibrant economy.

What you'll be doing:

• develops new business and assists with closing sales opportunities
• helps to develop new products and services
• participates in office marketing events, is an 'ambassador' of the firm, is aware of the wide range of services the firm offers and suggests innovative products, whilst pro actively identifying cross selling opportunities
• develop and maintain key internal and external contacts in the business and professional community
• leads proposals and participate in presentations and in delivering unfamiliar information to clients in a confident manner
• pursues potential opportunities for expanding the firms offerings and understands the firms position in the market and its competitive advantage
• build an area of expertise (e.g. technical, service line or practice development) to contribute to the development of the practice

• manages a portfolio of existing client relationships
• builds and maintains good working relationships with all clients

• interviews candidates for new positions and takes an active part in driving change strategies across the department and inspiring performance
• assist in staff development and write/input to all assignment appraisals. Take active involvement in correcting poor performance issues.
• coach and mentoring role for employees of all levels, ensuring team members are given tasks to assist in their development
• creates development opportunities for others and shares ideas for learning
• attends training courses as identified in order to develop both technical and personal skills and keeps records for CPD purposes and deliver training where appropriate
• adheres to the firm's risk management policies and procedures
• read appropriate sector/industry journals, reviews websites, to be aware of current issues and identify development opportunities for new products and services
• clearly articulates and applies the firm's vision and values and encourages others to apply them at work

Operations and results
• ensures assignments are appropriately risk managed, scheduled and resourced.
• ensures terms of reference and the audit planning document are agreed by the client prior to review commencing
• agrees budgets for review with partner and/or client
• reviews work programme to ensure alignment to terms of reference
• ensures effective team working and that all working to the firms methodologies, and that tasks are appropriately delegated and information to support key decisions is documented.
• reviews all working papers.
• provides feedback and coaching to team members based on review of work carried out and feedback received.
• ensures scope of review is being met.
• Draws outs and manages contentious issues and situations with the client to mutual satisfaction.
• attends close-out meetings with client and has a full understanding of issues discussed
• sets expectations for production of draft report to team. Ensure that the written work is of a high standard, addressing commercial issues and is well structured meeting the needs of the intended audience and requiring minimal Partner input.
• ensures appropriate updates to the 'Action Tracker' are processed.
• develops audit committee papers for presentation to the partner and in accordance to client timetable
• monitors work in capital for clients on a regular, e.g. monthly basis, and manages WIP, ensuring it is kept to a minimum level and minimising write-offs
• negotiates billing with clients
• monitors invoices raised and cash collected in a timely manner to ensure aged debtors do not escalate

Who we're looking for:

Passionate about supporting, advising and helping businesses achieve their potential, you'll be someone who wants to make a difference and shape your career and a Vibrant Economy. You'll have strong technical skills and experience of providing clients with quality services.

You should be commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions. You should be focused on self-development as well as having the desire to coach, mentor and develop your colleagues. You must also share our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We're looking for people who have a strong connection with and share our core beliefs:

* Profit with a purpose that leads to a sustainable business

* We create sustainable value for our clients

* We are better together

* Our CLEARR values underpin all we do

* We never compromise on quality

Valuing you

Your personal development plan will help you grow your skills. And you'll be able to progress your career within your team or by moving across our business or going on secondments in the UK and beyond. You'll also enjoy a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package designed to meet your individual needs.

Becoming a shared enterprise

Our unique culture is built around collaboration. Everybody here plays their part. We share ideas. We share responsibility. We share the rewards. Put simply, we're better together.

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