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Since the inception of Cornwallis Elt, the Fund and Wealth Management practice has been our flagship team and still represents the largest part of our recruitment activities. Our business covers institutional and retail Fund Managers, Wealth Managers, Private Banks, Hedge Funds, Software Houses, Consultancies and the 3rd party providers of asset and securities servicing platforms to the Buy Side community.

We have strong geographical coverage across both the UK (London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester) and Europe (Ireland, Luxembourg, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium) and with a dozen Consultants operating within the team, we believe this is one of the largest dedicated Fund Management recruitment practices in the UK. We have several Principal Consultants working in the team, each with circa 15-20 years’ recruitment experience having operated in this space since the early to mid 1990s. 

Since 2001, we have established numerous long term partnerships with leading firms and have been involved in many of the most significant programmes in this sector including: back and middle office outsourcing (from both sides), systems implementations across front to back office, target operating models, technology upgrades, operations and operational change, mergers and business integrations and supporting programmes of growth and business change.

Our service offering covers both contract and permanent roles across technology, change, operations and operational change. Roles we recruit for include:

  • Senior Managers and Heads of Departments
  • Project and Programme Specialists
  • Business Analysts
  • Change Managers
  • Outsource Specialists
  • CRM, Salesforce.com and Cloud Computing Experts
  • Developers across front and back end technologies including MS and Java
  • Applications Specialists
  • Testers
  • Service Delivery Experts
  • Fund Accountants
  • Risk Professionals
  • Infrastructure and Technical IT Specialists
  • Architects
  • Data and Messaging Specialists

We also operate a dedicated practice for Senior and Strategic Hires led by our Directors and Principal Consultants.

Combined with this, we also have an outstanding track record of recruiting for a variety of 3rd party applications and we operate candidate Silos across these products and systems including:

  • Front Office
  • Back Office
  • Compliance
  • Regulatory Directives
  • Risk
  • Middleware
  • Data Warehousing
  • Performance Measurement
  • Client Reporting
  • Transfer Agency
  • Wealth Management
  • Private Banking
  • Wrap Products
  • Digital Platforms

Above all our model is built upon an in-depth knowledge of our market and tangible subject matter expertise, an extensive network of client and candidate relationships built over many years, a great reputation in this community and a proven delivery model.

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