032 946 0854 info@coninghamlee.co.za Industry Specific Recruitment

Financial Services

Our Financial Service expertise covers 4 key areas: Sales and Trading, IT, Risk and Legal and Compliance

 Sales & Trading

This area covers Front Office Sales & Trading roles at all levels across Financial Services. Our expert team have worked within the Investment and Private Banking industries and therefore have extensive market knowledge  and understanding. The division covers Equity and FX Trading, Debt and Structured Finance, Fund Management, Asset Management, Private Banking, Wealth Management, Corporate Coverage, Property, Fixed Income  and Insurance roles.


ConinghamLee’s IT division focuses on providing permanent and contract staff to the Financial Services sector within Southern Africa. The team pride themselves on proven service delivery and understanding the industry and clientele both from a technical and strategic perspective. This area covers roles such as Testers; Data Developers and Analysts; System and Business Analysts; Project Support Personnel; Project, Programme & Portfolio Managers; Application Support and Software Developers; IT Architecture Resources; Process Engineers; Change Management; and IT Heads of Department. Our extensive database of predominantly EE candidates, have both the technical skill set and business acumen to add great value.

 Legal & Compliance

Our team covers permanent Legal  & Compliance roles across all levels of financial services from junior staff up to director level within asset management, hedge funds, investment banking, stock broking, retail banking and corporates. These  positions include Anti-money Laundering, Compliance Advisory, Compliance Monitoring, Control Room Compliance and Legal Advisors. This division has grown and so includes an extensive network within corporate practise with particular emphasis on the golden circle.


Risk management is an integral function and challenge to all financial institutions so the need for experienced and qualified Risk professionals will remain prevalent. Our specialist Risk Division recognises this and is dedicated to identifying and attracting top talent within Risk across Audit, Operational Risk, Fraud Risk, Credit Risk, Market Risk & Quantitative Analytics. Our mandate has expanded to included Actuarial and Underwriting. The focus is on seeking out technically excellent professionals with a proven track record in financial services.