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Danos Consulting is a specialist financial services consultancy firm. With an unparalleled talent network, we provide experienced, first class practitioners within Compliance, Risk and Legal.

We pride ourselves on being able to match interim talent not just to the requirements of the role, but also to the style of the organisation.

Browse our current roles, or contact us to be added to our expert bench – Email: londonconsulting@danosassociates.com

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02 Aug

Operational Risk Manager

  • £70,000 – £80,000
  • London, UK
  • 4-month FTC until the end of the year
  • Prior Asset Management experience essential

Key Responsibilities:

  • Experience developing a risk framework
  • Assist the team with implementing new FCA regulation into processes
  • ICAAP/ILAAP

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please contact Bradley.

 

02 Aug

Senior Securities Engineer 

  • Location: Central, Hong Kong
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Monthly Rate: Up to HKD 120,000 based on candidate’s experience

Our client is a global leader in the financial services industry. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering new projects in within the Markets and Securities team.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deliver key business functionality for the Synthetic trading business, as part of a DevOps team.
  • Work across end-to-end delivery lifecycle alongside our partners in the business – from inception through to production delivery and maintenance.
  • Adhere to the departmental technical principles and challenging them where appropriate.
  • Develop close working relationship with stakeholders of varying levels of seniority across multiple business functions, including Trading, Sales and Compliance.
  • Work with broader regional Equities and Securities Financing department to ensure platform stability for our business.

Key Skills

  • Excellent understanding of Java.
  • Experience in low-latency Java development and performance optimisation would be strongly desired.
  • Appreciation of Agile and DevOps.
  • Knowledge of Equities, Prime Brokerage or Equity Finance is preferred.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please contact Adnan.

Adnan Abu Bakr Maddix
Associate Partner, Head of Singapore
Tel: +65 6950 4505 | Email: adnanmaddix@danosassociates.com

 

02 Aug

FX Options Engineer 

  • Location: Central, Hong Kong
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Monthly Rate: Up to HKD 80,000 based on candidate’s experience

Our client is a global leader in the financial services industry. In this role, you will be working with FX Options business and business support functions to deliver technical solutions and to maintain their daily operations.

Main Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Implementation of front office applications for FX Options business; requires build and testing on both front-end and back-end. 
  • Provide ongoing IT support for FX Options business to meet their daily operation needs. 
  • Function as part of the FX Options IT team: provide regular feedback between deliverables and IT management on changes / functions / flows required and deliver technical solutions to business. 
  • Manage and participate in eTrading project development for the simulation analytic in system ADS, with the principle of DevOps. 

Key Skills  

  • 5 years’ IT software development experiences and strong technical knowledge. 
  • Solid experience in Python. 
  • Solid experience in Java, J2EE, JVM, Spring Framework, Spring Cloud, Spring Boot and JMS  
  • Experience of building FX or Rates pricing systems is an advantage.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please contact Adnan.

Adnan Abu Bakr Maddix
Associate Partner, Head of Singapore
Tel: +65 6950 4505 | Email: adnanmaddix@danosassociates.com

 

02 Aug

FICC Engineer 

  • Location: Central, Hong Kong
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Monthly Rate: Up to HKD 80,000 based on candidate’s experience

Our client is a global leader in the financial services industry. In this role, you will be working on technology projects related to Global Debt Markets and Emerging Market Rates.

Main Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Understand business processes and requirement and advise appropriate IT solutions to fulfill business needs.
  • Design, develop, deliver, and support for GDM and EM Rates business in the regions.
  • Liaise and collaborate with different technology teams and business teams locally, regionally, and globally, to deliver critical business initiatives. 
  • Manage and participate in the entire development lifecycle, including requirement analysis, system design, development, quality assurance, testing and deployment
  • Work closely with other team members in different sites globally in developing solution.
  • Cultivate effective working relationships with business users and other IT teams to ensure user satisfaction as well as technical compliant to the established standards

Key Skills 

  • Minimum 5 years of full stack developer’s experience in the finance and banking industry environment.
  • Solid experience in Java tech stacks, C++, Python, relational database, NoSql database, e.g. Mongo.
  • Sound knowledge in Fixed Income system platforms.
  • Solid experience on full software development lifecycles, from initiation to implementation.
  • Strong experience in DevOps and Agile approaches.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please contact Adnan. 

Adnan Abu Bakr Maddix
Associate Partner, Head of Singapore
Tel: +65 6950 4505 | Email: adnanmaddix@danosassociates.com

 

02 Aug

Senior FX KDB Developer

  • Location: Central, Hong Kong
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Monthly Rate: Up to HKD 120,000 based on candidate’s experience

Our client is a global leader in the financial services industry. In this role, you will be working global tech team responsible for designing, developing, and operating a fast, real-time, time series big data application.

Main Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Implement analytics and reporting MI for the Quants, Sales and Trading desks
  • Develop infrastructure and software for load balancing and scaling the architecture to support different business use cases and data growth
  • Develop tools and processes for automated deployment of services to our globally distributed infrastructure running on premise and on the cloud
  • Develop modules and services to be used as building blocks, such as data analytics, monitoring and metrics for both business trading and system events
  • Design and implement of data feeds for trades, orders, exchange market data, tradable market prices and many other sources
  • Tune and optimise services and modules for performance and volume

Key Skills 

  • A solid understanding of the fundamentals of the q language and KDB+
  • Experience with large scale KDB+ setups
  • Practical knowledge of Linux
  • Experience in any functional programming languages, C, Python or R will be advantageous

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please contact Adnan.

Adnan Abu Bakr Maddix
Associate Partner, Head of Singapore
Tel: +65 6950 4505 | Email: adnanmaddix@danosassociates.com

 

29 Jul
 Financial Crime Investigations Analyst/Assistant Manager
  • Location: Central, Hong Kong
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Monthly Rate: HKD 28,000

Our client is an international banking group. They are looking to hire additional contractors (12 months ‘contract) into their Financial Crime Compliance team.

Main duties & Responsibilities
  • Principal point of referral for all relevant investigations, which may originate from various internal or external sources.
  • Continuously monitor and action requests that arrive in the regional enquiries’ inbox.
  • The provision of timely and reliable assessment on potential financial crime risks to improve risk management decisions within the team.
  • Ensure that all cases are correctly entered onto the case management system.
  • Working closely with the KYC, Client Due Diligence (CDD), Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) teams.
Key Skills
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in Financial Crime Compliance/ Fraud/ AML.
  • Investigations experience preferred (Candidate with more years’ experience would be considered as Assistant Manager).
  • Good PC skills and knowledge of Microsoft software.
  • Good command of both written and spoken Chinese and English.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please contact Michelle.

 

29 Jul
Senior Equities Engineer
  • Location: Central, Hong Kong
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Monthly Rate: Up to HKD 140,000 based on candidate’s experience

Our client is a global leader in the financial services industry. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering new projects and maintaining legacy systems for one of their key businesses.

Main duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop platforms for the business.
  • Engage business users and engineering teams directly to understand business requirements and develop the best possible solutions.
  • Support all elements in the software delivery process, including requirements gathering, design, build and supporting the applications.
Key Skills
  • 5+ years software development experience.
  • Solid and proven experience in Java, Spring, and Spring Boot is a must.
  • Experience in trading platforms is desirable.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please contact Joanne.

Joanne Alcantara
Associate, Danos Consulting, Asia
Tel: +852 369 55055 | Email: joannealcantara@danosassociates.com

 

 

28 Jul

Compliance Monitoring – Asset Management, London

  • 6-month FTC
  • £80,000-£90,000 pro-rata

A Global well-known Investment Manager are looking for a strong Compliance Monitoring Analyst to join them on a 6-month Fixed-Term Contract as soon as possible. There is a chance this role could go permanent in the future.

The role will be mainly focusing on Compliance Monitoring, actively taking part in the formulation of an annual Compliance plan. Conduct the Compliance Monitoring programme covering the Firm’s regulated business including, but not limited to:

  • Monitoring of portfolio management and trading activities
  • Monitoring of marketing & sales activities and distributors
  • Conducting reviews on the Market Abuse controls
  • Conflict of interest management
  • Compliance induction training
  • Approving personal trades, gifts and entertainment, external interest requests
  • Maintain awareness of regulatory/compliance developments
  • Working with business areas on the firms SMCR framework.

Please contact Bradley, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

13 Jul

Financial Crime Transformation SME – Investment Bank

  • Start ASAP.
  • £60,000 – 12 month FTC.
  • Seek to identify actions / tasks in order to implement improvements to financial crime procedures or processes.
  • Collaborating with various teams across Financial Crime working with action owners on the implementation of new controls / uplift in procedures or processes.
  • Own and manage the delivery of projects.

 

Please contact Katherine, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

 

13 Jul

Interim Head of Compliance & MLRO

  • Payments sector
  • Start ASAP
  • £550 per day (outside IR35)
  • Giving guidance and advice on all areas of financial crime and compliance
  • Liaison point with the FCA
  • Ad hoc project work

Please contact Katherine, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

 

30 Jun

Programme Manager – Culture, Governance, Conduct Risk

  • Start August 2021.
  • Working for an International Bank based in the city.
  • Remote onboarding – hybrid working.
  • Managing a new change programme for culture, governance and conduct risk.
  • Previous banking project management experience is essential, as is the conduct risk/governance SME knowledge.
  • £700 per day.

Please contact Katherine, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

 

23 Jun

Financial Crime SME

Working for a niche Investment Bank, our client is looking for an experienced financial crime professional to be involved in framework design and SME projects within the function.

  • 12 month Contract – Potential for a permanent opportunity.
  • £40,000 – 50,000 FTC.

  • Start ASAP.

Key Duties  

  • Financial crimes compliance framework, including the roles of Internal Audit and Compliance Testing.
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the Issues Management database; including logging all escalations, progress updates, update/uplift details, status updates, and closures.
  • Collate key metrics for the region.
  • Develop strong working relationships with all compliance staff in regional branches and global offices.
  • Build an expert level knowledge of  the Bank’s Issues Management Standards and Procedure.
  • Own the escalation process and manage the flow of issues from escalation to closure within the region.
  • Coordinate tracking, approval, and closure of all financial crime issues in the region.

Experience:

  • Experience in Financial Services, preferably in Financial Crimes Compliance or Risk Management areas for a strong working knowledge of financial crimes compliance and controls.
  • In particular demonstrable understanding of financial crime risks and controls.

Please contact Katherine, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

 

15 Jun

Senior Compliance Monitoring Analyst

  • 3 to 6 months
  • As soon as possible
  • Circa £500 per day (inside IR35)

Our client is a Pensions Investment Firm and are in need of a Strong Compliance Monitoring Analyst to assist the team as soon as possible.


Main duties & Responsibilities

  • Redesigning the Compliance Monitoring Plan to align with the current risk profile and to bring the focus up to date.
  • Execution of Compliance Monitoring reviews, including working with the Head of Compliance to ensure a robust and consistent review methodology is followed.
  • Further BAU activities including supporting logging and approvals in respect of PA dealings.


Key Skills

  • 7+ years industry experience
  • Prior experience within Investment or Asset Management or within the Pension Investment space
  • Experience creating a Compliance Monitoring Programme from scratch

 

Please contact Bradley, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

 

27 May

Derivatives Documentation (ISDA) Negotiator

  • Location – United Kingdom

A global banking organisation is currently looking to recruit a talented ISDA/ Derivatives Documentation Negotiator to join their well-established and diverse team. 

Working very closely with the business you will be involved in negotiating ISDAs, GMRAs and GMSLAs for banking, corporate and asset management clients.

Ideally you will be a qualified solicitor or paralegal with previous experience in derivatives and or investment banking. You will also be a solutions focussed individual with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels across the business.

This is a remote working role initially, with the goal to return to the office on a part time basis later in the year.

For more information or to apply please contact Penny Parker on 02038895755 or email pparker@danosconsulting.com

 

24 May

KYC Analyst – Asset Management (6-month Fixed-Term Contract) – £44,000 (pro rata)

An Asset Management client of ours are on the lookout for a KYC Analyst with prior Asset Management experience to join them as soon as possible on an initial 6-month Fixed Term Contract.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the CDD/KYC process for all new and portfolio investments and Anti Money Laundering guidelines;
  • Lead the collation, validation and compliance risk assessment for all investments;
  • Monitor and maintain CDD/KYC analysis and documentation for the firm’s portfolio investments including Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) screening;
  • Support continuous improvement of the CDD/KYC processes and awareness raising in the organisation.

Requirements

  • Prior Experience within Asset Management is essential.
  • Experience of regulatory compliance administration, particularly carrying out CDD/KYC processes including onboarding and periodic review of client documentation and AML, Sanctions & PEP screening.

Please contact Bradley, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

 

21 May

Compliance Advisory – Structured Products/Commodities

  • £100,000 – 6 month FTC
  • Start Immediately

Working for a brokerage firm in the city, our client is looking to hire an experienced commodities and structured products advisory contractor for a 6 month contract.

Please contact Katherine, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

21 May

Regulatory Change Project Manager – Credit Ratings Firm

  • £400 per day PAYE
  • Remote onboarding moving to a hybrid model

  • Start Immediately

Working for a London based Ratings firm, you will be responsible for regulatory change and project work across multiple jurisdictions of a 6 month contract basis.

Please contact Katherine, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

 

11 May

Commercial Insurance Lawyer – 6 Month Contract

A global legal business is currently looking to recruit a talented commercial insurance lawyer to join their team on a 6 month contract.

Reporting directly to the head of the team you will be involved in advising on a variety of matters including, BREXIT, Solvency II, regulation of Lloyd Market vehicle as well as a broad range of insurance and regulatory work.

Ideally you will be a qualified lawyer with at least 5 years’ PQE in the areas of corporate insurance and or regulatory law gained in a leading city law firm or in-house. You will also be commercially astute and have the ability to work well autonomously.

This is a remote working position.

For more information or to apply please contact Penny Parker on Tel: +44 (0) 203 889 5755 or email: pparker@danosconsulting.com

 

 

26 Apr

Compliance Manager – Asset Management Sector

Working in a small team, our client is looking for a hands on generalist with monitoring abs coding experience.

  • 9 Month FTC
  • £60,000 – £70,000 pro rated
  • Start ASAP

 

Please contact Katherine, if you would like more information on this opportunity.

 

 

 

26 Apr

KYC Analyst

Broad “Know Your Client & Onboarding” opportunity working for a growing Brokerage client.

  • 12 Month FTC
  • £40,000
  • Start ASAP

 

Please contact Katherine, if you would like more information on this opportunity.