McGregor Boyall

McGregor Boyall City of London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
An opportunity to join the Finance Function as a Regulatory Reporting Accountant has arisen where you will be working in a team and your role will include the preparation of both internal and external regulatory returns for the Investment Bank and Branch Purpose The regulatory landscape in banking is constantly evolving and regulatory skills are increasingly in demand. This role offers a perfect opportunity for a fully qualified or part-qualified Accountant with previous regulatory reporting experience to further their experience and build a finance career in a dynamic and global banking institution. The role will involve producing regulatory reports both to external regulators and internally to HO or senior management. User acceptance testing to automate the production of regulatory returns in OSX reporting tool and to assist in bedding down the regulatory reporting processes, in particular to assist with any upgrades or modifications to OSX applications. This may be driven in particular by new regulations or business activities through the expansion of trading and banking activities. It may also be driven by the evolution of a branch as well as a subsidiary in London. Responsibilities Ownership of tasks within daily, monthly & quarterly regulatory reporting required by local regulatory bodies (including UK and where relevant Overseas financial regulators or Head Office). These tasks will cover both prudential and supervisory reporting (COREP & LIQREP), including FINREP and Bank of England statistical returns. The role will also cover preparation of Pillar 3 reporting and ILAAP. This individual will also have an opportunity to work with the risk team in the preparation of the ICAAP document. Preparation of the daily regulatory monitoring reports for capital adequacy and liquidity and monitoring against internal and external guidelines, escalating where appropriate. Investigation of issues and exceptions with other members of the Finance function, Technology, Risk and Operations and any other areas of the Bank. Analysis of the internal monthly capital, liquidity and other information to ALCO and external monthly, quarterly/semi-annual and annual returns. The role holder is mandated to assist the Regulatory Reporting Accountant and Senior Financial Controller in reviewing processes for the Regulatory Reporting deliverables in order to implement improvements to improve control and better utilize systems capabilities. Ensure updated standard operating procedures documentation for the local regulatory reporting is maintained and also assist in completing periodic updates and where appropriate proposing required changes through preparation of appropriate regulatory reporting policies. Assisting in the planning, testing and implementation of key systems projects which affect Regulatory Reporting & wider Finance team as required [NB: for new products this will involve understanding the product features and required regulatory data and defining the requirements as part of the New Product Approval (NPA) sign-off]. Assist the CFO & Head of Finance or Senior Financial Controller in the production of regulatory, financial reports and general management information data Skills Educated to degree level with a major in finance, economics or accountancy UK accountancy qualification or part qualification Good regulatory knowledge including Corep, Liqrep, and Bank of England returns (preferably with experience of WKFS' "OSX".) Good knowledge of legacy IRR reporting (Capital+) Experience in regulatory reporting within a commercial/investment bank. Banking product knowledge, including derivatives & commodities Essential to demonstrate ability to work within a small team and take on ad-hoc tasks and activities.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
BA-( Equities Risk/Derivatives trading) -perm-up to 100k Equities Derivatives Risk Technology Location: London Requirements: Equity Derivatives and/or Delta One system knowledge Equity Risk knowledge, involed in new risk platform implementations. Extensive experience of FO Technology space working as Business Analyst Proven track record for delivering complex global Risk projects Experience working with globally distributed development teams Experience delivering Risk project via diverse methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall) Experience using application lifecycle tools such as JIRA. SQL experience is essential Please email to with CV if you wish to apply. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
An opportunity has arisen for a talented Data Scientist to work for an Insurance specialist based in London. This is a permanent position. The role: My client is looking for a data scientist to work on innovative analytics across the business, using data mining and machine learning techniques. You will enjoy working with rich data sets, cutting-edge technology, advanced machine learning techniques, see your models used in real business applications and help shape new projects in an innovative company. Requirements: Highly analytical Ability to multi-task and prioritise activities The ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner Passionate about data science, machine learning and big data Possesses both creative abilities and business knowledge Results driven and self-motivated Solid programming experience in either Python or R Must be innovative Good understanding of Machine Learning / AI models If you would like to find out more information, please reach out directly to McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
DIGITAL MARKETING INSIGHT ANALYST BASED LONDON c£50,000 - £60,000 + BENS & BONUS Our client a leading insurance business is looking for an experienced digital marketing insight analyst with a background focusing on marketing optimisation, statistical attribution modelling initiatives and advance digital analytics..... click apply for full job details
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
My client, a large Investment Bank in London are seeking a Senior Data Engineer to carry out various duties such as design, construct, test, install and maintain highly scalable data management systems e.g, Big data, Spark, etc. You will also Create ETL script for sourcing and connecting data from structured and unstructured database. Please apply if you have the above skill set: Strong experience in any of the following: Python, C/C++ Java, Perl, MatLab, SAS, R relevant data visualisation tools. ETL scripting for Hadoop-based technologies experience. Strong knowledge of Big Data stack such as Hadoop or Hortonworks, NoSQL. Banking/Financial services experience. Post Graduate qualifications (quantitative MSc / PhD) in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, Electronic Engineering or any other relevant quantitative discipline. Please apply if you have the above skill set. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
The client is looking for a Quantitative Market Risk Manager to build out a margining framework which is currently built in Python and runs 10 products, to which they are looking to add another 10. This will be a projects-focused role, where together with the Quant team, you will ensure that the company's risk appetite is constantly monitored and you will gain valuable insight into the asset classes involved. Requirements: - expert in Python - commodities product knowledge (or equities) - detailed understanding of market risk controls and frameworks - relevant exotic options knowledge - strong Greeks background C++ is desired, but not essential For more information, please reach out with your CV & contact details. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 per annum +Package Location: Central London Company Our client is growing rapidly within the Interactive Agent / Artificial Conversational Entity space and is looking for a distinguished Scala Developer, to deliver AI / Machine Learning Platforms. The solutions combine cutting edge AI, Data Science and NLP methodologies. About the role: As a permanent member of the Scala Development team, you will be building the interface that sits between the end users and the underlying AI diagnostic system. In addition to designing solutions, you will get to develop, test, deploy, maintain and continuously improve software platforms. The role also offers a Scala Developer, the ability to work cross functionally with other teams to learn about data science and advance NLP methods. The successful candidate can expect to receive up to £90,000. Required qualifications In depth technical Scala skills Knowledge/ experience regarding software solutions or products based on AI, machine learning technology. Preferred Qualifications Experience working with Python/ Java Experience in chat bot technologies Ideally Masters or PhD in a computing related subject or equivalent knowledge gained commercially McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 per annum +Package Location: Central London Company Our client is growing rapidly within the Interactive Agent / Artificial Conversational Entity space and is looking for a distinguished Python Developer, to deliver AI / Machine Learning Platforms. The solutions combine cutting edge AI, Data Science and NLP methodologies. About the role: As a permanent member of the Python Development team, you will be building the interface that sits between the end users and the underlying AI diagnostic system. In addition to designing solutions, you will get to develop, test, deploy, maintain and continuously improve software platforms. The role also offers a Python Developer, the ability to work cross functionally with other teams to learn about data science and advance NLP methods. The successful candidate can expect to receive up to £90,000. Required qualifications In depth technical Python skills Knowledge/ experience regarding software solutions or products based on AI, machine learning technology. Advanced experience with Python Preferred Qualifications Experience working with Scala/ Java Experience in chat bot technologies Ideally Masters or PhD in a computing related subject or equivalent knowledge gained commercially McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
SWIFT Engineer - AMH - SAG - RMA - Java - Greenfield Project - Financial Services Contract, 12 months+ Global financial services client is looking for a SWIFT Engineer to work on a greenfield clould project. You will work closely with Architects and contribute to the Cloud design...... click apply for full job details
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
Java Developer Job Spec Description: A core Java developer is required for a Tier 1 investment bank. This is a global front-office team that supports the global OTC Equity Swap Portfolio, Single Name, and Index derivative businesses. We are designing a complete restructure of the Equity Swaps trading platform, and this particular role is within the core cashflow and valuations area. The role will require the candidate to work closely with the cashflow engines team to solve problems that combines both finance and technology. Skills Required:- Core Java J2SE, Spring, JUnit, JMS- Understanding of message based architectures- RDBMS Sybase and/or DB2 is preferable, with a proficiency in writing complex SQL queries- Unix/Linux scripting- Perl scripting- Good Problem solving and analytical skills- Object Oriented Design and Development Full software development lifecycle understanding- Good software development practices Skills Desired:- Database performance tuning- Knowledge of the Equity Derivative business Knowledge of agile software development environments McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall City of London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
MG045 - Business Development Manager- Insurance Software - £60,000- London Our client is a leading professional services firm who provide a range of services globally. This role sits with the Risk Software team with a product designed to allow insurance and reinsurance companies to bring insightful..... click apply for full job details
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
We have an exciting new opportunity with leading health and life insurance and investment business, who are looking for a Senior Compliance Monitoring Manager to join their team. It is a Fixed Term Contract of 9 months and is based in London. They are able to offer a competitive salary and bonus/benefits package. The role is responsible for the general support for the Group Compliance Director to develop and deliver a risk-based compliance oversight and monitoring programme. This is to asses the effectiveness of the measures, controls and procedures that address compliance and the organisations conduct regulatory obligations. Accountabilities Responsible for developing an annual risk-based Compliance Monitoring and oversight plan focussing on Conduct and other regulatory risks Maintain a comprehensive Compliance Risk Universe Manage robust risk-based compliance assurance reviews and oversight activities to provide Senior Management with an insight into the efficiency and effectiveness of regulatory risks Provide advice, support and guidance to the Compliance Monitoring Team to successful deliver annual monitoring and oversight plans Support the Group Compliance Director to develop effective compliance monitoring and oversight approach Regularly liaise with key stakeholders, to internal Compliance function colleagues, 1st Line business, other 2nd line functions, and 3rd Line of defence to disseminate business and compliance activities Requirements of The Candidate 3-5 years post qualification experience within financial services, ideally within insurance. Qualified Internal Auditor (IIA or similar) Strong knowledge of UK financial services' regulatory requirements particularly within the Conduct risk, and a good understanding of Prudential risks Previous experience of Compliance Monitoring and Oversight in Insurance Strong knowledge of other regulations and trade bodies, including; Financial Crime, DPA, etc Strong influencing and persuasive skills to an Executive level Degree (Bachelor or Master) Compliance qualifications to Diploma Standard Excellent written and oral communication McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall City of London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Our client is a large Law firm who are looking to take on a Credit Controller on a 6 month contract. They are looking for someone to start as soon as possible. Any applicant should also be familiar with using ELITE System Role Summary As a Credit Controller you will work closely with the Finance Support Team which forms part of the larger Finance function and report to the Senior Credit Controller. We are looking for a flexible team player who thrives in a busy environment and is willing to be flexible in busy time periods. The ideal candidate should be committed, confident professional, who can demonstrate an assertive and persistent yet tactful approach when dealing with clients, fee earners and support staff, you will need to establish relationships to gain knowledge about clients and the firm debts. Key Responsibilities Dealing with a large portfolio of prestigious clients and liaising with them on a daily basis regarding their debts, predominantly via telephone Regular contact with Finance Support Team and Partners regarding outstanding debts and closely cash collection budgets and targets . Preparation of debt reporting statements and monitoring clients payments processes Liaison with the Cashiers department on bank transfers/payment lists and assist on identifying cash allocations and dealing with cashiers queries . Dealing with clients on a daily basis in and efficient and professional manner and assisting on queries Responsible for monitoring , chasing and meeting cash collections and targets . Confidently engaging in regular meetings and conversations with the Finance Team , fee earners and support staff. Weekly bad debt sheet and the workings Top Bills spreadsheet and targeted bills hitting the bad debts Gain knowledge of the various ebilling systems and check and update records. Chase a number of top Banking clients resolving queries and building an excellent communication and client working relationship. Requirements Excellent persuasion skills both verbal and written communication to liaise effectively at all levels Ability to work well under pressure in a very busy environment Ability to work well in a team environment and cover colleagues workloads when necessary and perform other duties which are operationally required. Good knowledge of Excel including setting up spreadsheets and adding simple formulas Have Elite experience as we have a new system coming in Confident working with numbers with the ability to reconcile accurately Demonstrate a pro-active, conscientious and enthusiastic attitude to work Demonstrated use of initiative when problem-solving, including providing innovative solutions to issues and their anticipated responses At least 3 years experience in a blue chip credit control environment Legal experience or knowledge of terminology would be beneficial Conscientious time-keeping showing flexibility when required A team player
McGregor Boyall City of London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Java Developer; Front Office, Equity Derivatives Risk Key skills for the Java Developer; Front Office, Equity Derivatives Risk role: Core Java Multithreading Low latency Real-time programming Grid computing Key tasks for the Java Developer; Front Office, Equity Derivatives Risk role: Analysing problems and requests for change Production of technical specifications and estimations of work Development of solutions and delivery into production About my client for the Java Developer; Front Office, Equity Derivatives Risk role: My client is a global investment bank based in London. They are seeking a talented Java developer to join them in a business critical area of the bank. It is a very front office role. About the Java Developer; Front Office, Equity Derivatives Risk role: The system is responsible for computing all aspects of financial risk. It will evolve into a cross-business, cross-asset platform capable of running real-time/live-ticking calculations, as well as massive simulations. There is lots of exposure to the business so the candidate must be comfortable working in high pressured environments. Low level programming is a big plus as there is a lot of work with threading, latency and JVM garbage collections, however, they will consider candidates without this experience. Java Developer; Front Office, Equity Derivatives Risk McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
DIGITAL MARKETING INSIGHT ANALYST BASED LONDON c£50,000 - £60,000 + BENS & BONUS Our client a leading insurance business is looking for an experienced digital marketing insight analyst with a background focusing on marketing optimisation, statistical attribution modelling initiatives and advance digital analytics in order to monitor performance and inform decision making. You will work with cutting edge technology, rich datasets and advance machine learning techniques to help shape the overall function. Develop KPI's work closely with the Marketing team to incorporate model outcomes, following the development of statistical attribution models monitor trends, opportunities & issues through deep dive analysis of the digital journey work closely with a variety of teams - data science, marketing etc. develop & implement predictive models digital marketing budget management communicate analysis and findings to a variety of stakeholders Experience required Strong knowledge of digital marketing & analytics Strong communications, written & verbal MI reporting experience using analytics tools Microsoft office, Google Analytics and other analytics tools SQL, R, SAS, Python etc. Experience in a web analytics or data / statistics role Please send your CV to Annie Harper via the link provided McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 per annum +Package Location: Central London Company Our client is growing rapidly within the Interactive Agent / Artificial Conversational Entity space and is looking for a distinguished Scala Developer, to deliver AI / Machine Learning Platforms. The solutions combine cutting edge AI, Data Science and NLP methodologies. About the role: As a permanent member of the Scala Development team, you will be building the interface that sits between the end users and the underlying AI diagnostic system. In addition to designing solutions, you will get to develop, test, deploy, maintain and continuously improve software platforms. The role also offers a Scala Developer, the ability to work cross functionally with other teams to learn about data science and advance NLP methods. The successful candidate can expect to receive up to £90,000. Required qualifications In depth technical Scala skills Knowledge/ experience regarding software solutions or products based on AI, machine learning technology. Preferred Qualifications Experience working with Python/ Java Experience in chat bot technologies Ideally Masters or PhD in a computing related subject or equivalent knowledge gained commercially McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
The client is looking for a Quantitative Market Risk Manager to build out a margining framework which is currently built in Python and runs 10 products, to which they are looking to add another 10. This will be a projects-focused role, where together with the Quant team, you will ensure that the company's risk appetite is constantly monitored and you will gain valuable insight into the asset classes involved. Requirements: - expert in Python - commodities product knowledge (or equities) - detailed understanding of market risk controls and frameworks - relevant exotic options knowledge - strong Greeks background C++ is desired, but not essential For more information, please reach out with your CV & contact details. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall Northampton, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Digital Copywriter / (UX) Copywriter UX Copywriter McGregor Boyall are currently recruiting for a Digital Copywriter/Copywriter with hands-on experience of Writing, Editing and Defining Copy to work for our client, a leading Fintech company in Northampton. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced UX Copywriter with knowledge of first-class experience to join a well-established Digital Design and Data Service team. Based in Northampton, this role is easily commutable from Bedford, Milton Keynes, Coventry and surrounding areas. As our successful UX Copywriter, you will be responsible for demonstrating strong attention to detail, collaboration with research and ensuring overall copy consistency in a timely manner and you will have knowledge in the following areas; Attention to detail - strong mistake spotting Research utilization - copy research and further learning Liaison Exposure with Stakeholders in an Agile environment Relative qualification in Writing or Communications Solid understanding of digital copywriting This is a pivotal hire for this company and is offering unrivalled career progression in a company that encourages internal promotions and structured career progression. For more information and a confidential discussion please apply via the link or contact Nikki Koller McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
IT Support - Desktop Support - 2nd line Support Engineer My client, based in Victoria, is looking for an IT Support Technician to join their team. Excellent career progression opportunities. The successful candidate will provide desk-side and remote expertise, to resolve desktop technology related problems. The role requires a high level of interaction with business and technical groups to ensure quick and efficient resolution of any problems, resolve application issues, handle high stress situations involving problem diagnosis and stakeholder relationship management, and possess strong ability to complete tasks and projects and have the desire to find ways to do so. Responsibilities include: Troubleshooting and diagnosing desktop support issues Effective ticket management to meet defined service levels Communicate with end users and follow-up on all open and pending tickets Escalate incidents to required support teams, vendors and team leads Provide client training on application usage and best practices Logging of calls in Service-Now Mobile device management IOS Strong Windows 7 troubleshooting experience Skills and experience required: 2+ years' experience within a desktop support role A Level educated (or equivalent) or technical training - A+, N+, MCSE etc Genuine and demonstrable interest in technology Strong problem solving skills and experience, particularly under pressure Familiarity with Airwatch or MDM Office 365 experience desirable If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
An opportunity has arisen for a talented Data Scientist to work for an Insurance specialist based in London. This is a permanent position. The role: My client is looking for a data scientist to work on innovative analytics across the business, using data mining and machine learning techniques...... click apply for full job details