CASS Analyst

An opportunity has now risen within our CASS team, and we are looking to recruit a hardworking, analytical individual who thrives in a varied environment where no two days are the same. If you’re looking for an opportunity that allows you to use your initiative, develop your analytical skills and manage your own workload this could be perfect for you!

Reporting to the CASS Manager, the CASS Analyst will be responsible for assisting operational teams in complying with the FCA CASS rules. You will be a part of a growing team working within Operational Oversight and interacting with the wider business.

What does the job involve?

  • Undertake an annual risk-based CASS monitoring plan
  • Maintain the CASS Risk and Control Assessment to enable the firm to develop and strengthen CASS controls
  • Identify and manage CASS related risks
  • Identify, document and escalate CASS breaches, collaborate with the wider business to implement preventative controls
  • Undertake root cause and trend analysis to enable the production of MI
  • Provide support and assist in the delivery of training to operational teams
  • Support change initiatives, assessing the impact on CASS processes
  • Represent the CASS team in relevant discussions and meetings
  • Maintain CASS Resolution Pack documentation and other CASS policies
  • Facilitate internal & external CASS audits, supporting walkthroughs and sampling

A successful candidate will:

  • Have high levels of organisation and attention to detail
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to effectively prioritise, manage own time and work to deadlines
  • Be able to influence, build and maintain positive relationships
  • Have the ability to challenge others in an appropriate way
  • Have the ability to make the complex simple for others

Competence, knowledge and skills

  • FCA CASS experience and knowledge, particularly chapters 6, 7, 8 & 10 of the CASS handbook
  • Experience in performing process reviews and report writing
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills with the ability to compile and evaluate data for decision making
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of financial services is desirable
  • Completion (or part completion) of CISI CASS Level 3 qualification is desirable
  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study (or equivalent workplace experience) is desirable

About Us

AJ Bell is one of the fastest-growing investment platform businesses in the UK, with over 418,000 customers using our award-winning platform propositions to manage assets totalling more than £74.1 billion. Having listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange in December 2018, AJ Bell is now a FTSE 250 company.

Headquartered in Manchester with an office in central London, we now have over 1000 employees and have been named one of the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ for three consecutive years.

In return for your hard work you will be entitled to:

  • £21-30k (Flexibility beyond this dependent on experience)
  • 24 days holiday increasing up to 30 days with service, plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary bonus paid twice a year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Paid study support for qualifications
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity scheme
  • Bike loan
  • Season ticket loan portal
  • Discounted PMI and Dental
  • Free gym 
  • Holiday buy/sell scheme
  • Free social events
  • Plus, much more
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