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Manager - Technology - Wealth & Asset Management

Ernst & Young

Saudi Arabia

Ref: NP946-1203

Job description / Role

Wealth & asset management introduction
The wealth and asset management industry is dynamic and full of challenges. Every year, more organizations turn to our Wealth & Asset Management Advisory Services practice because of our extensive hands-on experience and technical knowledge.

Our dedicated practice helps clients prepare for growth, manage risk, enhance operational effectiveness and efficiency, maintain adequate controls, navigate regulatory compliance and leverage technology.
EY's Wealth & Asset Management Advisory professionals bring a wealth of experience in working with major financial institutions to align their operating model and infrastructure to their business' strategic objectives. We assemble the right multi-disciplinary teams, use consistent and proven global methodologies and tools, and draw on the full breadth of EY's global network, to deliver value and trusted advice to the clients.

The opportunity
Given an increased demand and ambitious growth plans for Wealth & Asset Management Advisory in the Middle East we are seeking a driven and ambitious professionals to join this exciting and fast growing area of our business. You will play a key role in driving growth by developing new and enhancing existing client relationships, leading highly skilled project teams and delivering a first class customer experience through high profile engagements. In return for helping us to build a better working world, you can expect excellent career opportunities within a dynamic and collaborative environment.

Your key responsibilities
The Wealth and Asset Management (WAM) team works collaboratively with our clients to address critical issues brought on by current global changes i.e. regulatory changes, globalization, advances in technology, competition and changing demands of their customers. The team manages engagements across all aspects of design, analysis and delivery of WAM solutions. You will support in the implementation and delivery of quality deliverables, working and communicating effectively with the engagement team and client's team to ensure exceptional performance.

Skills and attributes for success
• Good understanding of economic or market issues and the ability to interpret their impact on clients
• Possess strong interpersonal and teaming skills Leverage technology to continually learn, improve service delivery and maintain our leading edge best practices
• Strong presentation skills and proficiency in the use of PowerPoint, Word and Excel

Senior Consultant Grade Qualifications - IT Advisory


To qualify for the role you must have
• Minimum 2 years' experience in wealth and asset management industry and have worked with clients including asset managers, wealth managers, fund managers, administrators, financial advisors, investment managers, pension funds, banks, insurance companies, mutual fund house and hedge fund house etc.
• Academic background in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or IT Functional and technical knowledge of technology platforms e.g. BlackRock Aladdin, SimCorp, Temenos, Avaloq, SEI, FNZ, etc.

Ideally, you'll also have
• Knowledge in statutory and regulatory aspects of WAM industry
• Understanding of operating models, regulations, products or propositions

What we look for
• Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry.
• An effective communicator, you'll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. We also offer you:

Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you Relocation assistance to the MENA region Annual airfare and child school allowance

About the Company

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services. Our 167,000 people are united by our shared values, which inspire our people worldwide and guide them to do the right thing, and our commitment to quality, which is embedded in who we are and everything we do.

EY is committed to doing its part in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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