Assistant Vice President (Agile)

Date: 24 Jun 2024

Location: Grand Cayman, KY, KY1-9001

Company: Walkers Global

Walkers is a leading international law and professional services firm providing legal, corporate and fiduciary services to global corporations, financial institutions, capital market participants and investment fund managers. With a global presence spanning the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we advise on the jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.

Walkers treat everyone as the intelligent grown-ups they are. We take a grown-up approach to getting the job done – trusting and empowering our people to deliver consistently, and enabling them to succeed. Diversity is our secret weapon – it’s the sheer breadth of Walkers people that makes us who we are – gathered from across the globe and fluent in languages, jurisdictions and cultures that help us to mirror our clients and keep our own thinking in tune with the world we operate in.

Overview of role

WPS seeks dynamic and results-oriented professionals to join our growing Agile Team. Are you a high-performing individual with a background in Corporate Services, Corporate Governance, Compliance & Regulatory or Fiduciary who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment? This exciting opportunity offers an unparalleled launchpad to a fulfilling career in a leading global corporate services and legal firm.

 

The Opportunity:

  • Shape the Future: You'll play a pivotal role in one of our key business divisions, working with subject matter experts to drive innovation and streamline our ways of working; leveraging your expertise to develop efficient solutions and deliver exceptional client experiences.
  • Global Exposure, Local Expertise: Initially based in our Cayman Islands headquarters, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of WPS lines of business through rotations across multiple teams. After 24 months, you'll transition to a dedicated client portfolio, with the possibility of relocation to the Americas, Europe, Middle East, or Asia (subject to business needs).
  • Continuous Development: Walkers is committed to your growth. Expect intensive training, formal education options with a view to obtaining industry leading qualifications, ongoing mentorship, and the chance to collaborate with industry leaders.

 

Why Walkers?

  • Career Flexibility: This program offers a unique path to a rewarding career in a prestigious corporate service and legal firm. We value your potential and offer the opportunity to explore various areas of the business and international locations, before deciding on the best fit for you.
  • Agile Advantage: Be at the forefront of innovation as we embrace agile methodologies to deliver exceptional client service.
  • Work-Life Balance: We prioritize your well-being. Enjoy a competitive benefits package and a culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.

 

 

 

 

Duties, Responsibilities & Person Specification

  • Proven Expertise: A minimum of 3 years' experience in corporate services, corporate governance, compliance & regulatory, fiduciary or a related field, with a strong understanding of the legal and regulatory landscape.
  • Agile Mindset: You thrive in a dynamic environment, embrace change, and possess excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Client Focus: Building strong relationships and exceeding client expectations are your top priorities. You possess exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Ambition & Teamwork: Driven by success, you excel in both collaborative and independent work settings.

 

Education, Skills & Experience

  • A professional qualification which may include ACAMs, ICSA ACA, ACCA, CA, CFA or be a Chartered Tax professional (preferred, not mandatory)
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field (preferably finance, business, law, risk management)
  • Fluency in English; additional languages a plus

 

Who Should Apply:

Are you a high-calibre professional seeking a dynamic and rewarding career path? We encourage applications from Caymanians or Residents with Employment Rights. If you're a motivated individual looking to make a positive impact in a global law firm, we want to hear from you!

 

WPS offers a dynamic working environment with opportunities for career progression and an excellent remuneration package, including a discretionary performance based bonus, pension and fully covered health insurance for employees and 5 weeks' vacation. Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be in the range of US$85,000.00 to US$110,000.00.

 

Please note that Walkers will not accept any applications received from agencies at this time. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the closing of the role.

 

Walkers global is an equal opportunity employer. Equality and diversity are key to our global identity and an integral part of our goal to continue being an employer of choice. We are committed to a work environment that supports all individuals irrespective of gender, ethnicity, nationality, race, religion, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. We make every effort to ensure that employment opportunities are open and accessible to all purely on the basis of personal ability.