Ashton Lane Group

Ashton Lane Group Dallas, TX, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Provide company-wide guidance for operational risk and compliance policy and/or procedure-related matters and advise business leaders on the implementation or operation of compliance programs. Collaborate with the Legal team to understand company-wide legal and regulatory requirements. Review current organizational control and compliance practices by meeting with business leaders to assess strengths, opportunities, and gaps. Develop and implement a compliance strategy to align with organizational goals and mitigate risks. Manage the development of formalized company, regional office and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure that all policies and procedures are properly communicated, accessible, documented and maintained. Communicate changes to compliance policy and procedure. Establish monitoring/testing programs, reporting metrics, scorecards and channels to identify and mitigate operational and compliance risk. Serve as the liaison for external agencies such as vendors, BBB and regulatory and insurance agencies in collaboration with the General Counsel. Provide direction regarding third party outsourcing to ensure all current and potential agreements with vendors, contractors and other service providers meet requirements and qualifications. Lead annual vendor reviews. Train, develop, and manage direct reports to achieve organizational goals. Coach and mentor direct reports to enhance their skillset and departmental capabilities. Lead a high performing division that is execution focused and disciplined in approach. Requirements: Minimum 15 years of experience, with progressive responsibility in compliance, audit, operations or management positions with direct compliance responsibilities. Demonstrated experience creating, launching, and implementing compliance programs. Knowledge of property management, real estate or similar industry a plus. Must be comfortable in a small but nimble organization and working cross-functionally as an individual contributor Experience working with and advising senior leaders in a strategic, professional manner. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills Bachelor's degree (MBA/Masters preferred) For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Atlanta, GA, USA
Aug 13, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Provide company-wide guidance for operational risk and compliance policy and/or procedure-related matters and advise business leaders on the implementation or operation of compliance programs. Collaborate with the Legal team to understand company-wide legal and regulatory requirements. Review current organizational control and compliance practices by meeting with business leaders to assess strengths, opportunities, and gaps. Develop and implement a compliance strategy to align with organizational goals and mitigate risks. Manage the development of formalized company, regional office and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure that all policies and procedures are properly communicated, accessible, documented and maintained. Communicate changes to compliance policy and procedure. Establish monitoring/testing programs, reporting metrics, scorecards and channels to identify and mitigate operational and compliance risk. Serve as the liaison for external agencies such as vendors, BBB and regulatory and insurance agencies in collaboration with the General Counsel. Provide direction regarding third party outsourcing to ensure all current and potential agreements with vendors, contractors and other service providers meet requirements and qualifications. Lead annual vendor reviews. Train, develop, and manage direct reports to achieve organizational goals. Coach and mentor direct reports to enhance their skillset and departmental capabilities. Lead a high performing division that is execution focused and disciplined in approach. Requirements: Minimum 15 years of experience, with progressive responsibility in compliance, audit, operations or management positions with direct compliance responsibilities. Demonstrated experience creating, launching, and implementing compliance programs. Knowledge of property management, real estate or similar industry a plus. Must be comfortable in a small but nimble organization and working cross-functionally as an individual contributor Experience working with and advising senior leaders in a strategic, professional manner. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills Bachelor's degree (MBA/Masters preferred) For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group New York, NY, USA
Aug 10, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Support senior management decision making through the evaluate and review of risk policy including critical analysis and review as well as update risk procedures for all rates portfolios Prepare ad-hoc quantitative analysis to investigate changes in risk due to volatility, market conditions, as well as evaluate stressed conditions Analyze portfolio level risk factors including but not limited to intraday risk, liquidity risk, return on capital, and hedge effectiveness Prepare Working Capital analysis and optimization metrics Perform ad hoc analysis and respond to queries from portfolio management, compliance, legal, and other internal teams Requirements: 1-3 years' experience within derivatives trade support, research, model validation/pricing or risk management Experience within the Risk Advisory team of a top tier Management Consulting firm preferred Knowledge of derivatives risk, analysis and trading strategies, specifically covering fixed income, FX or Commodities Desire to work in a dynamic, demanding environment. Ability to work under pressure of time and market, meet deadlines and collaborate with other departments is essential. Proficiency in programming in Python, Perl, Excel/VBA, C++ and/or Matlab. Bachelors / Master's degree in Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, etc. within a top tier institution with excellent performance For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group New York, NY, USA
Aug 09, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Oversee Quality of Earnings analysis and co-ordinate with portfolio management on potential impacts to overall deal modeling Evaluate the debt structure including both on and off balance sheet items, review deal documentation (e.g. SPA / TSA) and analyze potential adjustments to closing balances. Define net Working Capital targets including historical drivers, identification of accounts for exclusion and inclusion, and deep dive analysis Manage external consultants to ensure alignment with the strategic goals of the investment teams Drive strategic planning processes and financial/operational analysis Review, enhance and standardize the metrics to track and monitor the performance of the business and key strategic initiatives Requirements: 5+ years of experience, with progressive responsibility in deal advisory, transaction services, valuation analysis, Financial Due Diligence and Corporate Strategy Must have experience within large professional services/public accounting, CPA strongly preferred Experience reviewing and providing comments on acquisition related documents (e.g. SPA's/TSA's) Excellent communication, decision making, and problem solving skills with necessary tact and gravitas to influence and build consensus across diverse constituencies Bachelor's degree with strong academic performance within business/finance/accounting For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group New York, NY, USA
Aug 09, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Provide independent 2nd line operational risk oversight for IT / Cyber and Vendor Supplier Report to senior directors of Operational Risk IT and Cyber for North America and also become part of the Firm's Operational Risk Division team. Advise businesses and clients on risk mitigating strategies, develop tools and methodologies to analyze and monitor risk, contribute to key regulatory initiatives and report on risk exposures and metrics to enable informed and strategic decision-making. Interface with bank senior management, the Bank's Operational Risk first line of defense team, support teams from various product line teams, cross-entity risk teams, cross-divisional teams, Information Technology, Legal and Compliance, and others. Build relationships and close coordination with line managers and risk experts in business lines and the bank. Requirements: 7+ years' experience within operational risk management with a focus on IT/Cyber vendor oversight Previous experience supporting an Operational Risk framework with an IT and Cyber focus that includes, application of risk data to risk measurement, policy and procedures, reporting, and quality assurance. Strong risk analysis and ability to identify root causes for risk events. Management experience in developing teams and building processes to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and transparency to serve the needs of multiple stakeholders with varying objectives. Experience with regulatory interactions, presentation, and material preparation. Industry Certifications (CISM/CISA/CRISC) a plus Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills Bachelor's degree required. Masters preferred For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Des Moines, IA, USA
Aug 09, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Develop, maintain, and extend policy projection and accounting logic in a high-performance hedge solution. Reconcile result from hedge projection system with traditional actuarial ALFA models and spreadsheet tools. Coordinate development efforts with the company's traditional actuarial functions; supports quarterly model updates. In conjunction with the quantitative developers, implements statutory, GAAP, and IFRS variable annuity valuation methods. Requirements: 5+ years financial Services experience supporting enterprise quantitative risk and hedging programs Experience with an Indexed or Variable Annuity hedge program Broad experience with MG-ALPHA financial modeling solution Excellent understanding of investment and finance concepts and be able to creatively apply them in solving analytical problems in the business setting. Experience programming in C or C++ Excellent presentation & communication skills Graduate degree in mathematics, actuarial science, finance or related field preferred For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Baltimore, MD, USA
Jul 31, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Devise, document and implement conceptual and quantitative models to solve business problems including ALM, modeling, research, trading/hedging strategies Gather pertinent information and data sources across disciplines to formulate solutions. Use agile approach to design and implement software that supports the annuity hedging platform Develop and maintain subject matter expertise required to advise businesses management. Utilize quantitative modeling techniques such as Monte Carlo simulations both in risk-neutral setting for pricing and real-world setting for scenario analysis. Requirements: Advanced degree in Mathematics/Hard Science with 5+ years Financial Services experience designing and implementing quantitative risk and hedging programs Extensive knowledge of equity, fixed income, credit, and derivative instruments Experience with big data analytics Excellent understanding of investment and finance concepts, and be able to creatively apply them in solving analytical problems in the business setting Expertise on object-oriented programming in C++, Ruby and Python on Linux For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"
Ashton Lane Group Baltimore, MD, USA
Jul 31, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Maintain risk analytics and reports for life insurance company's liquidity, ALM, and hedging needs Support liquidity and collateral related analytics, including cash and yield allocation. Manage and improve the reporting functional processes, and policies and procedures of the divisions objectives. Investigate and resolve analytical ALM issues in co-ordination with relevant stakeholders Provide historical capital market expertise including reference data, benchmarking, and analysis Define analytical reporting dashboards and procedures. Analyze return and risk variances and initiating corrective action. Work closely with cross functional partners to ensure collaboration and process efficiencies are maintained. Assist audit and risk partners by providing requested documentation and information, as needed. Requirements: 6+ years asset / liability management experience within financial services / insurance Good understanding of risk methodologies used in banking or insurance industry Knowledge and skills necessary for investment analysis, hedging and research. Knowledge of fixed and payout annuities or long-term care products Excellent understanding of investment and finance concepts and be able to creatively apply them in solving analytical problems in the business setting. Excellent presentation & communication skills Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in a technical/quantitative discipline. CFA or FSA preferred For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: Ashton Lane Group is a boutique executive recruitment firm serving the Banking, Insurance, and Alternative Investment sectors. For the latest opportunities, visit Ashton Lane Group® "A trusted advisor throughout your career"