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What does the team do?
The Prudential Advisory and Reporting department consists of the following areas:• Regulatory Reporting• Capital planning• Prudential Policy• Regulatory Information Technology
Susanne Preece is head of Prudential Advisory and Reporting and reports directly to Kevin Mckenna, Chief Risk Officer. The wider team has responsibility for all aspects of Investec's prudential regulatory requirements
What are the main duties?
The objective of the role is to strengthen the policy team within the Prudential Advisory and Reporting team with expertise in the following areas:
What are we looking for?
Technical knowledge & experience:• Expert knowledge of the Basel 3/ CRD IV rules and associated CP's (including practical application)• Very good knowledge of the final Basel standards published by the Basel Committee in December 2017 – Basel 3.1• Good understanding of the final CRRII rules• Good understanding of strategic capital concepts • Detailed financial markets product knowledge with regulatory rule book overlap• Good understanding of the structure of the balance sheet• Good knowledge of capital requirements under the advanced approach in order to advise on a possible migration to the advanced approach• A qualified accountant
What skills do we need?
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal• Systematic approach in analysing and solving problems• Determination to ‘challenge' with the outcome of producing quality output• Ability to communicate at all levels of management• Ability to meet tight deadlines• Attention to detail• Driven and ambitious, willing to take on extra responsibility• Creative team player and willing to work in a constantly changing environment• A self-starter