Assistant Manager

Job Description

Principal Responsibilities

The person should be proficient compliance professional who:

  • Conducts training on compliance areas for subordinates and guide them with subject matter requirements on live projects and otherwise.
  • Co-operates with team members and acts as a team player.
  • Supervises junior team members as a manager (goal centric career management and go to person for all issues)
  • Escalates project specific issues and other relevant issues, as appropriate, to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Applies himself to understanding the underlying issues of a project.
  • Take ownership and provide feedback to juniors and assist in resolving conflict
  • Achieve on time delivery (OTD) on all client deliverables or anticipate and escalate possible delay in advance.
  • Thorough and meticulous with great attention to details.
  • Taking ownership of processes and controls of the team, driving the development of methods to improve processes and/or controls to ensure that these are efficient, effective and relevant
  • Understands overall client requirements to help develop project scope and drive internal discussions on resource requirements and creation of project plan
  • Understands project metrics such as utilization, efficiency, gross margins etc.
  • Effective communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Organized and efficient - handles particular responsibility assigned to him/her quickly and accurately.
  • Reports back to his seniors on the status of assignments.
  • Effective on the floor in terms of sharing learning/insights with peers/juniors/seniors.
  • Consistent presence and active participation at team, department, and company meetings and participates in voluntary professional development programs.
  • Accomplishes work with low to moderate supervision.
  • Typically works on multiple projects at a time and acts as a project manager or direct reportee to project manager.

  • Fundamental understanding of financial concepts and good hold on legal and compliance areas
  • Ability to drive team's interpretation and understanding of statutes in light of financial products and services
  • Excellent analytical and logical skills
  • Good project management and people management experience
  • Troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • Attention to details
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specially MS Excel
  • Working knowledge of legal databases
  • Effectively communicating results/findings of work in all mediums (verbal and written)

Behavioral Competencies
  • Ability to create standard instructions regarding legal research and any other project scope and cascade uniformly across the team for standardized outcomes
  • Ability to advice and contribute towards creation of linear and efficient workflows based on project requirement
  • Leverage strong communication and relation building skills in frequent interaction with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Self-reliant and confident handling of project and team issues
  • Generally leaning towards issue resolution rather than issue escalation
  • Adaptive to team and fosters collaborative approach
  • Innovative approach to the project and team management, when required
  • Shows passion and desire to learn
  • Diligence and ability to multi-task
  • Must have an eye for details

  • Must Have: Law Degree (with understanding of financial world); or MBA (with good understanding of regulatory framework)

  • 3 - 5 years
  • Desirable: Experience in regulatory compliance related work; prior experience/knowledge of financial industry; Experience with project management and people management

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