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Description of role and key responsibilitiesResponsible for a team of 5 people within the Prudential Advisory & Reporting team responsible for:• Responsible for all BoE, SARB, COREP and PRA returns• Driving the production of the quarter-end (and month-end) regulatory process for Investec plc and Investec Bank plc to ensure that the group complies with the prudential and statistical rules as prescribed by the PRA, SARB and BoE.• Overseeing, producing and presenting the monthly capital positions for internal reporting.• Streamline the above processes to improve efficiency including data clean up, process re-engineering etc.• Prepare capital information for public disclosures (Pillar 3), BRCC, Annual Financial Statements, Recovery and Resolution Plan• Internal and PRA driven ad-hoc queries • Oversee the team in terms of system testing and enhancements on new reporting requirements• Address ad-hoc queries from other departments regarding capital information• Help to provide capital analysis for new EBA / PRA consultation papers and technical standards
Core skills and knowledge Knowledge & Experience:• Strong accounting background• Banking background with strong banking product knowledge• Deep working knowledge of standardised rules for credit risk & market risk capital requirement calculation • Working knowledge of CRDIV and Basel 3
Skills:• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, particularly within team.• Systematic approach in analysing and solving problems.• Can do approach• Attention to detail• Personable and confident manner• Analytical• Self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work without close supervision• Willing to work in a dynamic environment• Advanced excel knowledge
Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role. • Ownership• Self-motivated & proactive• Delivery focused• Assertive• Attention to Detail• Team Oriented• Persistent• Resilient• Ability to deal with Pressure• Be able to Multi Task
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