• Leeds
Job Outline

To ensure that the group’s regulated entities achieve compliance with the client money (“CASS”) regulations as set out within the FCA Handbook. To also work proactively within Treasury and across Finance to help analyse and report on key factors relevant to Client Money, Operations and opportunity across the Towergate Group. The key responsibilities of the role are:

To support the Compliance Monitoring and Internal Audit teams supporting the delivery of FCA CASS 5 monitoring work
To ensure the central breach register (for CASS) is accurate and up to date.
To act as a point of contact across the group for client money advice
To prepare client money KPIs and treasury operations KPIs on a monthly basis in line with the agreed timetable
To analyse and forecast cash flow, working capital and investment performance, and deliver regular management information as directed
Manage the external auditor’s annual assurance programme on behalf of the group
Ad-hoc reviews/projects/investigations on business units or practices to ensure CASS Compliance

Principal Objectives and Responsibilities including the following; other objectives may be assigned

Support management with the external auditor’s annual assurance programme on behalf of the Towergate Group.
Support client money compliance across the Towergate Group.
Support cash management including:

Client and insurer money calculations
Forecasting and planning short term cash needs

Support projects as directed to continually improve client money efficiency across the Towergate Group, including (but not limited to):

Fiduciary and non-fiduciary banking estate
Control of cheque usage
Transformation Projects

Background and Experience

Part-qualified ACCA/CIMA (or studying but early stages)
Knowledge of CASS 5 or previous experience of working in a regulated environment preferred, but not essential
Strong in excel (including advanced formulae, pivot tables, macros, dashboards etc)
Pro-active; will look for the next challenge during quiet periods
Technically competent at reconciliations and problem solving
Strong analytical approach
Good at relationship building with various stakeholders around the business
Experience of working in regulated financial services preferable
Willing to learn more about Treasury and FCA financial regulation as well as build on accountancy knowledge

Please apply online