Director, Financial Services


Salary:

$200000 - 300000 / annum

Location:

Melbourne CBD

Date posted:

17 August 2018

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

ESLIN

Specialisation:

Executive search


Description

About the Company

Robert Half Executive Search has been retained by a leading international consultancy firm to identify a talented Director to lead its growing Financial Services practice. Based in Melbourne, this newly created role will work with the firm's National & Asia Pacific counterparts to grow the firm's Financial Services practice. In addition to building new business, there is a significant leverage opportunity for project work, within existing contracts held with some of Australia's premier financial institutions.

Backed by significant international operations across the US, UK and APAC, our client serves more than 75% of the world's largest banks, many of the largest and mid-sized brokerage and asset management firms, as well as a significant portfolio of life, property and casualty insurers. The firm's prominence in its market is owed to the diverse skillsets and breadth of its leaders, spanning former Big 4 Directors & Partners and former Risk Industry executives.

Whilst the Financial Services practice offers specialty services across asset management, banking, broker dealer, insurance, real estate and other specialty financial services, the functional expertise required for this leadership role will be in internal audit, advisory, risk & compliance.

This role is earmarked for fast tracked succession planning to Managing Director within 3 years.

Director, Financial Services Role

Reporting to the Australian Managing Director and partnering with other senior Financial Service practice leads, you will be responsible for growing the Victorian practice and supporting the continued growth and investment into the national and APAC regions. You will be responsible for client satisfaction and ensuring that each engagement is executed to the highest quality. You will be focused on identifying new business opportunities and supporting the execution and delivery of engagements with leading Australian and international financial institutions.

You will provide a suite of solution offerings and services you will provide to your Financial services clientele which will span the following:

  • Internal Audit and Financial Advisory
    • Internal Audit
    • Fraud Risk Management
    • Financial Investigations
    • Sarbanes-Oxley reviews
    • Audit Committee Advisory
    • Financial Reporting Remediation & Compliance
  • Risk and Compliance
    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
    • Capital Management
    • Credit Risk
    • Market & Commodity Risk
    • Operational Risk
    • Regulatory Compliance & Remediation
    • Training and Communication Solutions

Your Profile:

You will be an accomplished Director/ Senior Director progressing towards Partner level within a Big 4 Firm or working within a suitably reputable Financial Services firm, having extensive business development and client delivery experience within internal audit, risk and compliance and financial advisory.

You will have sophisticated business development skills and extensive networks within Financial services, with the ability to engender great loyalty from your clients. You will combine this with a hands on approach to project management and play the role of trusted advisor and subject matter expert during client delivery. You will also have a record of building high performing teams.

Having an entrepreneurial spirit, you will be adept at identifying and delivering additional services for clients that add value to their core business operations. You will aspire to lead and thrive within an entrepreneurial workplace and have strong career ambitions within a high-performance work culture.

For a confidential conversation please contact our Robert Half Executive Search Associate, Lindsay Steinour by applying to this advertisement or calling on 9691 3653.



Melbourne

Level 39
140 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
03 9691 3631
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