Financial Services - (EMEIA FSO) - Executive - Wholesale Banking & Capital Markets - IT Advisory in England - London, United Kingdom

at Ernst & Young

Information Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

As an Executive in our Capital Markets/FMI IT Advisory team, you can expect to be working with some of Ernst & Young’s most prestigious clients, including investment banks and securities houses, market infrastructure providers (including clearing houses and exchanges), and the investment banking arms of universal banks.

You will be operating in a delivery capability. Typically you would be working as part of an engagement team whose remit is to effect business transformation. IT Advisory team members bring the “IT know how” to business transformation engagements.

Roles vary from engagement to engagement, but are likely to include:
Strategic planning and analysis
Business analysis and functional requirement elicitation
Solution architecture
Vendor package selection
Package configuration
Project management
Implementation management

Client engagements are usually underpinned by one or more of the following business needs:
Regulatory reform (including Dodd Frank, EMIR/MiFID2, FATCA, Volcker, Vickers, Basel III, FTT)
Cost reduction and operational efficiency (STP, business process re-engineering)
Compliance challenges (KYC, AML, LIBOR)
Risk transformation
Finance transformation
You can expect to spend most of your time working directly with EY and client teams at client sites.


Personal Profile
Product knowledge in two or more of the following: Cash Equities, Equity Derivatives, Rates, Commodities, Fixed Income, FX / MM / Treasury, Credit, Prime Brokerage
Domain knowledge in at least 2 of: Clearing, Settlement, Payments, Confirms, Collateral management, Documentation, Transaction reporting, Client Onboarding
Domain knowledge of any of the following would also be beneficial: Market Data, Reference Data, Front Office, Finance / Trade accounting, Risk (Credit, Market, Liquidity, Operational)
Comprehension of: The software development life cycle, and concepts such as Agile, Data models and concepts, Technical architecture, Business architecture or the major relevant regulations (Dodd Frank, EMIR/MiFID2, FATCA, Volcker, Vickers, Basel III, FTT)

To be successful in this team, you should ideally have experience in:
Delivering successfully in investment banking or market infrastructure environments
Executing requirements capture
Managing small to medium sized projects, ideally end to end implementations
Process mapping (desirable)
Target operating model design (desirable)
Package implementation (e.g. Murex, Calypso, Summit, OpenLink) (desirable)

Our work is conducted on client site, hence you will need to be flexible and happy to travel. Whilst many of our clients are based in Canary Wharf and the City of London, our work often takes us to overseas and other domestic UK locations, sometimes for extended periods of time.

Personal qualities required
Outstanding consulting skills, with ability to empathise with clients and flex style accordingly
Ability to produce superior, consultant-quality deliverables
Ability to produce robust project plans, using Microsoft Project
Ability to work effectively with demanding clients
Passionate about developing our business
Flexibility and willingness to expand horizons

Excellent graduate level education, minimum 2.1 degree or equivalent
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