Capital Planning Analyst


Investment Firm Regulation has undergone fundamental change with the introduction of the FCA’s Investment Firm Prudential Regime in January 2022 and the European Investment Firm Directive in June 2021.

LMAX Group Treasury is looking to expand its Treasury Risk & ALM team to support the efficient management of the group’s capital and liquidity usage across legal entities. This will include regulatory reporting, analytics development for governance committees across the group and supporting the ICARA process which replaces ICAAP/ILAA/RRP and wind-down planning for investment firms.

This role would be suitable for candidates at analyst level who have strong analytical skills who is keen to grow their career in capital markets Treasury and Risk.

Main Responsibilities:

Balance Sheet Management, Analytics Development and Reporting:

  • Daily liquidity stress testing
  • Monthly capital reporting and analysis
  • Risk Appetite and Limit monitoring
  • Working with Financial Planning & Analysis in the development of Group and Legal Entity medium-term capital plans
  • Assist in the development of an Operational Risk Management Framework and Reporting
  • Intragroup lending process and large exposure management
  • Preparation of management information for internal committees and Boards of entities within the Group
  • Assist in the preparation of ICARA assessment and supporting policies / frameworks, including business model analysis, risk assessments, capital & liquidity adequacy, recovery and wind-down planning
  • Business partnering and involvement in assessing impact of new products and processes
  • Support the Head of Treasury Risk & ALM with various ongoing/ad hoc projects including optimising cash, collateral, liquidity position, market risk, credit risk and balance sheet impact, controlling client credit lines and debt
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory guidance where applicable

Regulatory Risk:

  • Becoming a subject matter expert in investment firm regulation as applicable to LMAX entities and products, in the UK and globally
  • Horizon scanning for updates regulatory guidance as applicable to LMAX entities


Essential Skills / Experience:

  • Some relevant Risk / Treasury / Finance work experience gained in a trading environment or consultancy
  • Sufficient understanding of regulatory environment, balance sheet / capital / liquidity risk management
  • Working knowledge of financial services industry, in particular capital markets
  • Familiarity with Finance, Treasury and Risk management tools and processes
  • Business fluency in written and verbal English
  • Advanced level in Excel, comfortable working with large volumes of data
  • Strong written / pictorial presentation skills - Intermediate / Advanced level in PowerPoint
  • Ability to synthesise analysis and provide clear and concise messaging
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to work well with others in a fast-moving environment
  • Responsible, self-motivated, proactive & assertive
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, confident and proactive in communicating with people at all levels and working as part of a team
  • Ability to manage and prioritise a busy workload
  • Approachable and personable nature, ‘can do’ attitude

Desirable Skills / Experience:

  • Finance, numerate, business or law degree preferred
  • Relevant accounting / financial qualification desirable
  • Knowledge of / interest in financial products traded by the firm
  • Experience producing and submitting COREP or IFPR returns desirable
  • Experience working in young / growth phase businesses ideal
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