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Wholesale Banking Risk & Control Lead Analyst - Senior Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
2 Aug 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Our Team

Our Banking Conduct team works with global banks and capital market firms on a range of regulatory and business change programmes. We bring expertise in risk and regulation, and work with our clients to design and implement change to their operating models, governance, processes and controls. Most recently, our projects have included:
  • Trading Supervision and Controls reviews and remediation,
  • Front to back migrations of trading desks as part of firm's post Brexit response activities including the Desk Mapping Review,
  • ESG Target Operating Model implementations and supporting firms with their Corporate Sustainability Reporting,
  • Broader governance and controls reviews and remediation (including w.r.t. transaction reporting, algorithmic trading, trader mandates)

Our teams are self-starting, agile and thrive on new and diverse challenges. We work across Front Office, Risk Management, Operations and Finance supporting critical business change initiatives and remediation programmes. We operate globally, working with the global PwC network to deliver large scale change.

You will take a leading role across a range of projects to build a broad range of expertise and be passionate about delivering value and insights to your clients. You'll invest time in building your client relationship network and thrive on taking on new challenges in unfamiliar situations.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead significant components of business change and conduct risk transformation projects, which may include managing several concurrent client programmes, reporting on progress to Directors and above.
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges, help firms to rethink their approach to risk and control, and work with our clients to create robust and sustainable change, including through the incorporation of technology enablement and AI.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with senior client stakeholders and help pursue commercial opportunities with new and existing clients.
  • Keep up to date with significant economic challenges and share insights to support the development of your team's technical acumen.

Your Experience

  • Experience working within financial services risk and control projects either from a consulting, banking or regulatory background.
  • Experience working with senior stakeholders, developing effective working relationships and providing insightful management information.
  • Experience leveraging technology tools and generative AI in day to day activities, or as part of projects or programmes of work. (Ideal but not essential)
  • Strong commercial awareness, sound reporting skills and experience leading teams whilst working under your own initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong attention to detail, including robust analysis and presentation skills (Excel, Powerpoint, Power BI/Tableau)
  • The ability to work under pressure and deal with ambiguity.
  • Relevant qualifications e.g. ACA, CFA are ideal but not essential.


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.


Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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