Financial Services Director - Risk Advisory

Location Edinburgh
Discipline: Public Practice
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Scott Maxwell

Contact email:
Contact phone: 07974 065745
Job ref: 134626
Published: 2 months ago
Expiry date: 18 Feb 2024 23:59


Director of Financial Services Advisory Professional Services


Can be based in either Edinburgh or Glasgow Flexible/hybrid working available


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Director level appointment within a Business Advisory and Accountancy firm who provide market leading advice and proactive solutions that organisations need to navigate today’s constantly changing world.

This Director opportunity will play a key role in supporting the Financial Services Advisory Partner develop and deliver the advisory strategy.


This opportunity offers a variety of advisory and independent assurance projects for financial services firms across all Financial Services sectors to develop propositions and services for both existing and future clients. 

As a Director, you’ll lead and deliver governance, risk management and/or conduct risk related assignments of high complexity and variety in line with the businesses defined methodologies and quality standards


What you’ll ideally bring to this opportunity

  • Extensive background in financial services risk management and compliance, gained through roles in either professional services or financial firms.
  • Knowledge in three or more of the following areas: Consumer Duty requirements, FCA conduct rules, enterprise risk management frameworks, corporate governance, credit risk, SMCR and operational resilience
  • Be adept in the nuances of the Financial Services sector and well-versed in the UK regulatory environment, particularly in governance and risk management.
  • Possess strong written and communication skills, with a proven ability to influence, lead, engage stakeholders, and deliver results.
  • Be capable of leading teams, managing complex reviews, and collaborating effectively as a team player.
  • Have demonstrated expertise in advisory and assurance reviews related to governance, risk management, and conduct risk.
  • Familiarity with the three lines of defence model and solid commercial management experience.
  • Be comfortable driving and leading business development and networking across the Scottish region


To apply and find out more, please contact Scott at for a confidential chat or call 07974 065745