Grant Thornton UK LLP

Development Lead, Data Analytics & Audit Innovation

Location
London, London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Feb 2021
Closes
12 Mar 2021
Ref
R1024940
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Join us and you'll shape more than just your career

We believe we're best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. Every day, we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this. Our ideas and insights empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. With a relentless focus on quality and integrity, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish.

Job Description:

You must be able to code in Azure - .Net and Python to be suitable for this role

The role is a senior opportunity to lead a small team of Financial Services risk/compliance focussed developers in the UK and India to build solutions to support audit, risk, and control teams, and support our offerings in finance transformation.
You will understand the basic concepts of financial services firms and how they work, understand the key risks banks and insurers face and their associated controls/processes that are in operation. Preferably the candidate will have audit experience, but not essential. The you must be a leader that has good communication and management skills, but with strong technical skills and the ability to go hands on when required.

Key Technical Skills (Essential):
  • SQL, Python. Ideally heavily experienced with building solutions on a database or cloud platform.
  • Web development - in .Net, or Python.
  • Hands-on experience with building apps.
  • Experience in process automation - in any technology.
  • Java (Desirable)


Non-Technical skills:
  • People Leadership - passionate about developing people (Essential)
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently with competing priorities (Essential)
  • Able to communicate with clients, including complex ideas described with simple concepts (Essential)
  • Experience in Financial Services, Compliance, Risk or Audit (Desirable)
  • Project delivery / management experience (Desirable)
  • Experience with Agile (Desirable)


Do you care about the same things we do?
We have six values we work by. When we meet, we'll want you to show us how they're important to you, too.

Collaboration: We are aligned around a common purpose that unites us in providing the same quality experience for our clients and our people, seamlessly across borders.

Leadership: We are committed to the success of our clients, our people, our profession, and our stakeholders at large, demonstrating leadership at all levels.

Excellence: We are passionate about exceeding expectation and delivering high quality work. We love what we do, and it shows. We sweat the details. We see things through, no matter how tricky.

Agility: The world moves quickly. To keep up, we stay flexible - changing approaches, changing projects, working offline, online, together and alone to get things done.

Respect: A given, of course: we value each other and our clients. We listen, we understand, we care.

Responsibility: The decisions we make and advice we give affects people's lives and livelihoods. We take that seriously and always do well by doing what's right.

Share ideas and profits
Unlike most firms, we're also a shared enterprise. So when the firm does well, everyone does well by taking home a share of the profits. Of course, to get those profits, we need to share ideas and share responsibility for our work, too.

Bring your whole self
Now you've seen our values, it shouldn't be a surprise that we're creating a respectful, open, diverse place to work. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues, is not just the right thing to do, it helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

"We are committed to making sure that the opportunities within our firm are equally accessible for everyone - regardless of background or gender." Dave Dunckley, CEO

There's more to life than work
Families, children, sports, night classes...the things you do and the people you're with outside work matter. They can inspire, motivate and energise you. Inside the office and out. So if you'd like to work flexibly, let us know. We're happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we'll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.

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