Manager Capital Markets Operations Advisory

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Capital Markets Operations Advisory Manager
Location: London
Salary: Competitive 


We are a growing team within EY Advisory with a focus on Capital Markets working with top tier investment banks. We help our clients improve their effectiveness and efficiency and control associated with their trading operations.

We comprise of a group of industry experts. In the last year alone we have increased the team by more than 50% and we continue to grow. To meet our aggressive growth plans, we are looking for motivated individuals with extensive experience in the world of capital markets to work with us on projects that are shaping the future of Financial Services. You will be working with leading global Capital Markets clients, helping them to make changes and improvements to their business through a deep understanding of the industry, its products and its challenges.
We are primarily looking for Executives and Managers to join our O&C WBCM practice.


  • Our team analyses, designs, recommends and implements performance improvement solutions for the full spectrum of products and functions within the capital markets industry. Assignments include:
  • Front to back assessments
  • Operating Model Assessments
  • Assessment of controls and operational risk framework
  • Process Transformation 
  • Impact Assessments of EU/ US Regulation
  • Business process strategy and redesign

Your responsibilities as a Manager:

  • Managing a client assignment and potentially leading a small team;
  • Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships;
  • Identifying opportunities for and securing new business;
  • Aiding proposals and bid teams;
  • Developing high quality technical proposals;
  • Managing on-site EY teams;
  • Liaising with service line teams, functional specialists and Area Partners;

To be successful in these roles, you will require the following: 

Industry Experience

  • Successful track record in the capital markets industry gained through a top tier consultancy (Big 4, IBM, Accenture etc..), a specialist financial services consultancy or within an internal consulting function of a top tier bank or a top tier Asset manager 
  • Appreciation of current market trends in Capital Markets 

Profile and Skills 

  • Ambition to build / develop a career in advising Capital Markets clients 
  • Strong interest and commitment to developing and delivering leading edge solutions to industry clients
  • Show potential to develop strong client relationships
  • Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered
  • Ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives and meet tight deadlines
  • High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions, and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to develop impactful written presentations and participate effectively in meetings with senior clients 
  • Team player who openly supports, encourages and shares knowledge with colleagues
  • Ability to work under limited supervision in unstructured environments
  • Excellent graduate level education

Technical Skills

Experience in one or more of the following areas is essential:

  • Product range-  Equities, Commodities, FX, Rates and Credit, Capital Markets, Structured Products
  • Transaction Services -Client Onboarding, Settlement, Cash Management, Trade Services, Prime Brokerage
  • Competencies  - Operating Model Design, Cost Reduction, Post Merger Integration, Front to Back Optimisation, Legal Entity Rationalisation
  • Risk and Regulatory - KYC, MiFID, Basel, FATCA, EMIR, Collateral Optimisation, Recovery and Resolution planning, Dodd Frank, EMIR, OTC Derivatives Clearing, Client Money and Client Assets assessment
  • Knowledge of major capital market participants including investment banking, market infrastructure, custodians, hedge funds, exchanges, market infrastructure etc.

Who we are

At EY our inclusive work environment means that everyone's opinion is valued. This enables us to provide better advice and ideas to our clients, which in turn helps you develop as an individual to achieve your potential and make a difference.

Job information

Firm: EY

Location: London


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