Operations

Overview

Without an accurate, seamless, resilient and timely operating environment, businesses cannot deliver essential data, accounting, process and stakeholder outputs in a scalable, resilient and cost effective manner. We provide a full suite of services from consultancy on business strategy and operating principles, to advice on business operating models and implementing robust business platforms. We understand that delivery approaches must match the regulatory and operating environment. We deliver resilient, scalable, modern technology and business solutions so that our clients can deliver cost effective, resilient, compliant and scalable solutions for their clients.

Specialisms

We advise clients on

  • Business process outsourcing, selection criteria & studies
  • Business transformation & target operating model design
  • Front-to-back current & future state workflow recommendations, process rationalisation, gap analysis & resolution
  • Hedge fund equity finance review
  • Prime brokerage start-up

We focus on:

  • Cost reduction and optimisation programmes
  • In sourcing and outsourcing implementation
  • Near shoring and off shoring implementation
  • Operating model design and technology systems architecture design
  • Service provider selection and migration approaches

We specialise in:

  • AML oversight analysis, design and build to ensure transactions flow through appropriate due diligence to reduce risk and exposure
  • Monitoring and testing program design and delivery to support compliance and control attestations
  • Process alignment to internal and external control expectations
  • Payments flow review, front-to-back to design future state workflow recommendations, processes and rationalisations to ensure process and capital efficiencies are achieved
  • Regulatory alignment
  • Systems flow audit, review, remediation and testing for regulatory effectiveness and compliance
  • Workflow analysis and build out of rails, to ensure standardised, normalised processes and operational efficiencies across business lines

Working closely with our specialist regulatory and compliance colleagues, we focus on:

  • Advice on complex cross-border regulatory issues and impacts, including Brexit
  • AML transaction monitoring programs
  • Organisational readiness studies including MiFID data requirements and gap analysis
  • Regulatory library creation and review, functional control and attestations
  • Resolution planning and reporting, Reg W, Reg Y and 17a5
  • Trade surveillance, model governance and validation

We are experts in all aspects of:

  • Finance and reporting alignment, definition of reporting and data capture model
  • Operational process and risk flow review, creation and mapping
  • Performance measurement and KPI/ KPR metric reporting, active dashboard creation
  • Standardised global GL implementations and consolidation approaches

We work closely with our regulatory, compliance, data and technology specialists to focus on:

  • Successful delivery achieved in integration, rationalisation and implementation
  • Technical, operational and integration expertise including:
    • AML and fraud prevention (Actimize)
    • Client onboarding and lifecycle management (Fenergo)
    • Fund administration (eFront, FundCount, Paxus, Investran, Linedata)
    • Regulatory compliance (Axiom, Thomson Reuters Accelus)
    • Trading (Broadridge BPS, Broadridge Impact, Bloomberg TOMS, Gloss, Murex, Calypso)
    • Trust & company administration (NavOne, 5Series, Viewpoint)
    • Wealth management (Avaloq, FNG)

Talk to our specialists

Joseph Denci

Managing partner

John Byrne

Managing partner

Stuart Richford

Managing Partner