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Business Assurance Analyst
London, ENG
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Business Assurance Analyst

Our client are a Global Investment Management business with a relentless focus on delivering superior returns and personalised solutions, they specialise in navigating the complexities of today's financial landscape. Backed by a team of seasoned experts and innovative technology, they empower clients worldwide to achieve their financial objectives with confidence. Whether you're seeking wealth preservation, growth opportunities, or risk management strategies, they're here to guide you every step of the way. Join them on the journey to financial success

The Opportunity:

The PCA group provides regulated financial and investment advice to potential clients and all existing clients in the UK and across Europe. As a Business Assurance Analyst, you will review and assess suitability reports related to money purchase pensions, ISAs, General Investment Accounts, investment bonds (onshore and offshore) and trusts to ensure that all financial and investment advice recommendations are in our clients' best interests and meet internal standards.

The Day-to-Day:

• Review suitability reports to ensure that any financial and investment advice given to potential and existing clients meet the overarching suitability requirements of the Financial Conduct Authority

• Proactively contact internal clients and seek further information and any necessary clarifications

• Provide feedback to report writers and respond to any follow-up enquiries

• Provide feedback to the Training Program Manager within the PCA group on areas that require further improvement and development in the advice team

• Discuss possible process improvements with management and senior management

• Attend roundtable meetings with report writers to discuss themes identified in reviews and suggest areas for improvement

Your Qualifications:

• University graduate or equivalent combination of education/experience

• Level 4 qualified – Diploma in Financial Planning/Regulated Financial Planning

• Level 6/Chartered status would be an advantage, as would AF3/G60 PTS qualification

• Very strong understanding of financial planning principles with a specialism in pension planning

• Very strong understanding of the FCA's COBS requirements for suitability

• Experience in file reviewing personal recommendations for retail clients

• Explain complex issues in writing and face-to-face

• Dynamic people skills with the ability to provide an efficient, professional and courteous service to internal clients

Why Our Client?:

The global organisation distinguishes itself by putting clients first, providing unmatched service, and taking a personalised approach to investing. You can feel confident knowing that they align with their clients’ best interests by using a simple and transparent fee structure and recognised European custodians. It’s the people that make their purpose possible, and to help our employees meet their long term goals.

They offer an array of benefits, including:

• 100% paid premiums for our top-tier supplemental medical, dental and annual health screening plans for employees and their qualified dependents

• 28 days annual leave, with the ability to purchase up to 3 additional days per year, plus up to 8 paid holidays

• Enhanced maternity pay package with 16 weeks’ top up to full base pay for eligible employees

• A retirement pension plan, featuring a 9% company contribution of base pay with an additional company match of up to 5% of base pay on personal contributions

• Gym subsidy of up to £50 per month • Employee Assistance Program and other emotional wellbeing services

• A collaborative working environment that practises ongoing training, educational support and employee appreciation events

They take great pride in our inclusive culture. They value the different perspectives and unique skills you bring to the team – it makes us all better. Success with our client is motivated by results, a collaborative mindset and a commitment to accomplishing great things – so if you are ready to do that, they are ready for you! Apply today to be a part of a team environment where you make a difference in the lives of people by bettering the investment universe.

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from one of our consultants you have not been shortlisted for this role.


Please note that our client is an equal opportunities Employer and adheres to all relevant legislation and offer services regardless of age, race, sex, disability, or religious belief.

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