Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Prudential Advisory & Reporting
  • Division:
    Risk & Compliance
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Prudential Capital Policy Manager (4928)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

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:

  • Maintain a regulatory tracker on a daily basis
  • Assess and review consultation papers and their relevance to Investec, including the production of detailed impact assessments
  • Advice the business on the appropriate capital treatment for their business/ trades and provide solutions to capital related issues or concerns
  • Work with the wider Prudential Advisory and Reporting team covering all aspects of regulatory reporting, including COREP reporting requirements, Pillar 3 disclosures, Bank of England reporting and other ad hoc requests
  • Make presentations to various relevant committees/forums in the group
  • Actively involved in the interpretation of Pillar 3 requirements and have overall control of the disclosures produced and published in the market, including capital disclosures produced for all the silo entities
  • Control and maintain the production of the Recovery Plan and Resolution Pack documentation
  • Document regulatory methodologies and capital treatment of complex structures/ transactions
  • Approve the creation of new cost centres in the regulatory hierarchy
  • Review legal documentation for capital sufficiency
  • Document regulatory policies

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


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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Charmaine Bannerman

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