Client Relationship Manager

Posted 13 March by Link Asset Services
Company Description

Link Asset Services is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across our areas of expertise - funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services. With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of Link Group who are headquartered in Australia. A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success.

You can play a key part in this - at Link Asset Services we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments. Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you’ll get a flavour of life at Link. At the bottom of this role advert, you’ll find more information on why you’ll enjoy working with us.

Our specialist treasury management services team continues to expand in response to increasing demand from our local authority clients and now have around 65 employees, many of whom, have held senior positions in public service organisations. Around one in three of our employees are qualified accountants, many CIPFA members.

We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Job Description

Our specialist team providing treasury management services is a market leading adviser to the public sector. We are retained by over 350 public service organisations to give advice on the proactive management of debt and investments. This includes a range of technical financial and accounting advice, together with financial and general consultancy and asset financing advice.

We arelooking to develop our strategic services still further to ensure that we remain the pre-eminent trusted financial adviser, providing technical, capital and treasury financial advice to the public sector. We are looking to expand our current team by recruiting consultants to further strengthen the team in these areas to cover the Midlands and North of England.

Client Relationship Managers work closely with public service organisations and will need to be comfortable working directly with Directors of Finance and professional staff within the Finance Department. We are frequently called upon to address Senior Officers and Members directly to advise on a wide range of financial issues in terms which non-technical people can follow. You will need to be able to demonstrate that you can operate at this level.

Qualifications
  • Applicants would ideally be qualified accountants with experience and a strong knowledge of the Prudential Code and the regulatory framework governing public service organisations. We will however consider other qualifications which allow us the scope and enthusiasm to drive our business forward.
  • Our Client Relationship Managers are skilled in the workings of the financial markets and have a keen understanding of international economics and the impact on interest rates.
  • Applicants should be able to demonstrate strong problem solving and presentational skills. Valuable personal attributes would include being a self-starter, being able to work to very tight deadlines and ability to operate within a strong ethic of team-working.
  • Applicants will also need to demonstrate a customer-focused outlook in managing competing work priorities and be prepared to travel within the UK on a regular basis, including overnight stays.
Additional Information

Link Group’s purpose statement 'Together we achieve’ reflects how much we value working together: with each other; with our clients; and with third parties, to help everyone achieve success - both personal and professional

We have an ongoing commitment to career progression, training and education as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package that under pins this.

At Link, you’ll find we support achievement and celebrate success. So, if you want to be a part of this, click the 'I’m Interested’ or Apply button.

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