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Project Finance Portfolio Management & Credit Analysis – Energy & Natural Resources job in  London, South East England

Project Finance Portfolio Management & Credit Analysis – Energy & Natural Resources job in  London, South East England
  • PublishedNovember 27, 2022

 London, South East England

 Contract, full-time

Market leading Project Finance specialists are urgently seeking experienced Portfolio Managers with proven credit analysis skills to join their expanding team whom concentrate on Energy and Natural Resource (oil & gas) Project Finance lending. In high volume and to strict deadlines, you will be involved in the preparation of credit reviews and analysis of waiver requests with particular attention to global Project Finance business. It will prove beneficial if you have worked on Reserve Based Lending. You ideally will have been involved in the on-boarding of customers and be entirely knowledgeable of related KYC procedure. Strong Excel skills essential.

Settlements Manager job in  London, South East England

  London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day management and of the Settlements team taking responsibility of daily tasks
  • Provide ongoing training and development of settlements analyst
  • Owning and developing treasury strategy, cash management process and relationships with key partners
  • Identify opportunities for effective management of cash
  • Liaise and assist the Director of Performance & Risk in actively monitoring and managing liquidity risk
  • Build close rapport with investment accounting team and help clarify / understand complex trades
  • Supporting the trading team with FX forward rolls aind associated FX netting payments.
  • Supporting the settlements analyst with settling trades, cash payments and monitoring trade fails, cash breaks and daily equity trade flows
  • Daily cash flow forecasting and reporting to wider teams
  • Monthly stock reconciliations and other month-end deliverables
  • Assist wider finance team

Key Requirements

  • Experience working in the financial services sector, particularly asset management
  • Strong understanding of margin accounts and familiarity with a range of derivatives including options, currency forwards, swaps, and futures
  • Experience in settlements of equities, bonds & derivatives, and cash payments
  • FX knowledge and experience
  • Ability to analyse complex financial information
  • Excellent attention to detail able to present sometimes complex information in a clear way to senior stakeholders
  • Highly competent in Excel skills
  • Familiarity with EMIR and MiFID II reporting and clearing requirements is desirable

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.


Senior Portfolio Analyst job in London, South East England 

London, South East England

Permanent, full-time

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Senior Portfolio Analyst

London, hybrid working options

Up to £80,000 + Competitive bonus & benefits

The Company

Join one of the largest FinTechs in the UK, listed on the London Stock Exchange, creating innovative solutions and strategies that benefit both the customer and their employees. You will be given the opportunity to define the scope of your career, being a vital member of a growing and profitable team, within a company that invests in it’s employees learning and development, as well as progression! You will move away from the rigid bottleneck structure into a flat one, where you are encouraged to learn and prosper in a busy environment.

The Role

You will be a vital member of the Commercial Strategy & Analytics Team, responsible for strengthening and refining partner understanding, helping to drive this further using SQL/Python to analyse credit data. You will:

  • Manage and strategically optimize various credit products within the portfolio, using SQL & Python for detailed performance analytics.
  • Drive change by working collaboratively across the business, leading analytics into programme performance and consolidating analysis from different departments
  • Identify areas for innovation whilst also keeping in mind commercial strategy

Key Skills & Requirements

  • Strong technical expertise with SQL and/or Python
  • Experience in credit analysis or credit card industry
  • Ability to analyse data, understand trends and apply findings to commercial strategies


Interested? Please register your interest by submitting your CV directly by applying to this advert.

Assistant Company Secretary job in  London, South East England

London, South East England

Contract, full-time

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  • providing advice to the Boards;
  • providing assistance to Head Office on any corporate governance matters, and managing company secretarial matters;
  • ensuring compliance with all statutory and regulatory filings;
  • maintenance of corporate statutory books and records, including recording powers of attorney;
  • ensuring the smooth running of the Boards and of the Board’s committees’ activities by preparing agendas and papers for the Boards and Boards’ committees;
  • advising on Board procedures and ensuring Board compliance with corporate governance policies, board mandate and committee terms of reference, and the constitutional documents;
  • ensuring compliance with relevant laws;
  • attending meetings to take minutes;
  • advising the businesses on company secretarial matters as requested;
  • keeping under close review all legislative, regulatory and corporate governance developments that might affect the operation of the Boards, and assisting with Board briefings on these developments;
  • arranging directors’ training;
  • managing the annual evaluation of the Boards;
  • managing the on-boarding of a new director (including establishing regulatory approval where required);
  • managing the transfer of intra-directorate responsibilities (including establishing regulatory approval where required);

The job holder must ideally be either a

  • a) Qualified Chartered Secretary
  • b) Qualified Accountant or
  • c) Qualified Lawyer

The job holder must also have a proven track record of administering boards in a financial services regulated environment.

In addition, ideally, the job holder will have the following experience:

  • experience advising boards of regulated entities on corporate governance matters,
  • exceptional oral and written communication skills. Must be an effective communicator with good interpersonal skills,
  • highly organized, ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks,
  • sound computer skills and the ability to adapt and apply new technologies,
  • a proven track record in dealing with directors, executive officers and support staff in a professional and courteous manner,
  • can demonstrate the ability to develop and leverage professional working relationships,
  • can demonstrate successfully working to and meeting tight deadlines within a pressured environment.

Highly advantageous if the job holder has a deep knowledge of the Central Bank of Ireland’s Corporate Governance Requirements for Credit Institutions 2015.

If interested, please apply below. Alternatively, email your CV to

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

 Head of Compliance (Exclusive appointment) job in  Leeds, West Yorkshire

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Permanent, full-time

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MERJE have been exclusively appointed on behalf of this small but entrepreneurially led organisation who design and build bespoke insurance schemes, providing unique insurance solutions with ongoing management and support.

To facilitate ambitious growth plans they are now in a position where they want to recruit a dedicated Head of Compliance to operate in a brand new role where you will be supporting the Chief Executive & Senior Management in the delivery of the Compliance & Risk Strategy plan so as to:

  • Ensure the Company complies with all relevant regulation/legislation
  • Work with key stakeholders across all areas of the business to provide advice, guidance and as necessary, management on any parts of the firm’s FCA planning and regulatory obligations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Chief Executive and Senior Management in developing, maintaining and reviewing Compliance policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Assisting with design, development and maintaining of an annual compliance strategy & monitoring programme
  • To regularly monitor and update the systems and controls to ensure that they are performing the function that they should
  • To work with the Chief Executive in setting up appropriate systems and controls to ensure that the firm meets its regulatory obligations, these will include
  • Organisation charts and job roles
  • Business Strategy
  • Risk Assessment and strategy processes
  • Business Continuity Plan
  • Audit and monitoring functions to ensure that staff are competent to perform their roles and that they are following the procedures and processes correctly
  • Work with the board to promote a culture with the group to ensure consistent focus is given to current regulatory requirements and best practice, particularly with regard to Consumer Duty obligations
  • Keep up to date with regulatory and industry changes and provide guidance so that the business can implement appropriate systems and controls to the meet the relevant requirements
  • Ensure new, and changes to existing, regulations are identified and for working with the business to ensure these are adopted and embedded fully and in a timely manner
  • Promoting good regulatory practises and controls
  • Develop and maintain the company Risk Register reporting on its outcomes to the board.
  • Act as a point of contact for day to day advice and guidance to the business on regulatory matters
  • Ensure the provision of good quality Management Information and reporting to the firm and the senior management team with recommended solutions for issues identified
  • Assist with all business development projects to ensure conduct of such lies within regulatory guidelines.
  • Assist with the development of Compliance training programs
  • To maintain appropriate records to satisfy evidential requirements of compliance to Regulators and work in conjunction with colleagues to monitor and record the same
  • Carry out compliance audits to ensure that regulatory practices and controls are being adhered too

Key Requirements

  • Demonstrable track record of holding a compliance role within an FCA regulated business
  • Knowledge of the UK Insurance Market (Personal and Commercial lines preferred)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the Regulator (when required) and handle any inbound queries from the FCA.
  • In depth technical knowledge and practical experience of FCA requirements and standards
  • Calm and diplomatic, with strong negotiation and influencing skills with the ability to effectively manage stakeholders
  • Pragmatic approach, whereby you can balance the commercial aims of the business alongside its regulatory obligations
  • Possess the ability to bring people on a journey, communicate complex information in a comprehensive way, gaining buy-in from people at all levels
  • Organised and attention to detail
  • Willingness to get into the detail where necessary
  • Ability to present confidently
  • Excellent oral and written communication

This is a varied and challenging role in an exciting business where there is significant scope for personal and professional development. The role will be based in Leeds and the client is willing to consider a flexible working approach which is likely to involve 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

Salary is commensurate with experience but will reflect the significance of the role.

Please note, should you not receive feedback 28 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

Graduate Quantitative Analyst Trading Fin-Tech job in  London, South East England 

London, South East England

Permanent, full-time

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GRADUATE QUANTITATIVE ANALYST – LONDON (flexible 100% remote work or hybrid)

Quantitative Analyst, Fin Tech Start Up, Trading, Python, R, C#, SQL

A great opportunity to join an exciting fin tech firm that have developed a world renowned FX Trading platform. Their elite team are all from exceptional academic and commercial backgrounds and are looking for a talented driven individual who share their passion for sophisticated quant analytics. You will be trained and directly working under a highly experienced Quantitative Analyst from Goldman Sachs. You will develop strong coding skills and knowledge of financial modelling and trading.

All levels of experience will be considered.


– Exceptional academic record from a Russell Group University

– Knowledge of Python, R, C# and/or SQL would be ideal but training is provided

– Passion for finance

As a fast growing company they are looking to continue their growth in the upcoming years and therefore encourage career progression. If you are ambitious with a passion for complex analysis this is a great opportunity for you.

GRADUATE QUANTITATIVE ANALYST – LONDON (flexible 100% remote work or hybrid)

Required skills

  • C#
  •  Python
  •  SQL
  •  Trading
  •  R
  •  Quantitative Analyst
  •  Derivative Pricing
  •  Fin Tech Start Up

Sanctions Advisory Manager job in London, South East England

  London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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Our client, a top tier bank, is looking to hire a Sanctions Advisory Manager. This will cover the UK, US & EU Markets and advise into business lines about sanctions queries. Further details can be found below:

o Manager responsible for Sanctions in relation to the lines of business.

o Support the UK Head of Sanctions Advisory by acting as a subject-matter expert (SME) on Sanctions legislation, regulation and compliance.

o Enable the team to make risk based decisions on sanctions referrals from 1st and 2nd line sources across the lines of business (see Customer Segment above)

o SME on sanctions risk management and compliance with sanctions regimes imposed by the UK, European Union (EU), United Nations (UN), HKMA and USA, and Group sanctions policy.

o Provide leadership guidance and support to the team so as to optimize productivity and the effective management of risk.

o Responsible for production of required sanctions reports such as quality assurance, management information and process reviews.

o Produce high-level recurring and ad-hoc papers and reports to support the Group’s regulatory reporting requirements with the external and internal stakeholders.

o Ensure reports are consistent, accurate and meet the requirements established by the regulators.

o Analyse information, identify and track issues, and determine/address themes arising from regulators, the Monitor and the Compliance exception reporting processes.

o Maintain regular contact with all Compliance and LoB functions to ensure that the necessary exchange of information on regulatory reporting matters is effective.

o Deliver expert analysis and identify / extrapolate specific and necessary information that needs to be reported to senior executives.

o Identify and ensure remedial action from relevant findings including policy changes and executive training.

For this role the client is looking for someone that can travel to Birmingham 1 day a week. They can also consider fully remote but some travel would be the preference. They are looking to pay £650 umbrella rate.

If you are interested please apply and if your profile matches our clients needs we will be in touch within 24 hours.

Job Title: Sanctions Advisory Manager

Location: London, UK

Rate/Salary: 650.00 – 650.00 GBP Daily

Job Type: Contract

Trading as Aston Carter. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. 2876353. Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Aston Carter is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as “Allegis Group”). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://en-gb/privacy-notices.

To access our Online Privacy Notice, which explains what information we may collect, use, share, and store about you, and describes your rights and choices about this, please go to https://en-gb/privacy-notices.

We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the “Contacting Us” section of our Online Privacy Notice at https://en-gb/privacy-notices for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. If you are resident in the UK, EEA or Switzerland, we will process any access request you make in accordance with our commitments under the UK Data Protection Act, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.

SM&CR manager – Insurer/Asset Manager Job in  London, South East England

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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  • Ownership and enhancement of the client’s SM&CR Framework and its underlying documentation, processes, systems, and controls
  • Ensuring SM&CR processes remain robust, fit for purpose, and are sufficiently agile to support the company’s regulatory requirements.
  • Owning the effective operation and accurate documentation of those processes and controls, including but not limited to:
  • Annual Fitness and Propriety exercise.
  • Statements of responsibility.
  • SMCR approvals and regulatory applications.
  • Obligations in relation to the FCA Directory.
  • Designing and delivering SMCR training.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience in a similar compliance role.
  • Proven track record of managing complex SMCR programmes, risks, themes, and issues at a Solvency II insurer or complex financial services firm.
  • Demonstrable expertise with PRA and FCA requirements and expectations.
  • Strong personal commitment to the highest ethical standards and exceptional customer outcomes.

Location: London.

Contact – for more information

“Please note, should you not be contacted within five working days of submitting your application, then unfortunately you have not been shortlisting for this position. We will, however, be in touch should there be any other opportunities of potential interest suiting to your skills.”

Senior Manager Research Analyst, Fixed Income job in London, South East England

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-depth investment due diligence on funds and strategies in the fixed income universe
  • Produce recommendations for the suitability of managers
  • Conduct meetings with external fund managers to help develop a deep understanding of the investment approach
  • Participate in investment meetings, updating the team on any developments in the funds under your coverage
  • Contribute to the ongoing enhancement of the manager selection process
  • Keep abreast of ongoing trends and products in the fixed income investment space
  • Regularly interact with clients providing expertise within the fixed income space to advise on investment strategy

Candidate requirements:

  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in manager research either at an investment consultancy, asset manager or wealth manager
  • Strong knowledge of funds within the fixed income space
  • Able to present written and verbal information in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong analytical skills
  • CFA qualification or equivalent would be desirable
  • Self-motivated individual, with the ability to take ownership to ensure outcomes are achieved

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

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