Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Montréal

Description

We help the world’s largest financial institutions navigate the intricate regulatory environment to effectively manage and assess capital in support of their ongoing strategies. More than ever, financial institutions are investing in enhancing their capital management capabilities to make better business decisions, presenting us with the unique opportunity to rally together to solve our clients’ most complex challenges.
The opportunity
EY’s Financial Services Risk Management (FSRM) practice is an advisory unit that provides risk management support to banks, insurers and asset managers. Our team includes individuals who have industry, client and product knowledge as well as quantitative, regulatory, project management and technology professionals. We are seeking a senior to join our team. Along with our team, you'll work togethe
r to coordinate the delivery of risk management, regulatory and business performance services to a variety of clients, including commercial banks, investment banks, broker-dealers, asset managers, insurance and energy trading companies, and other organizations.
Your key responsibilities
The FSRM Senior Consultant will be involved in all aspects of the delivery of financial risk services to advisory and assurance client accounts covering derivatives valuation; market risk’s models’ development and validation and market risk assessment. The Senior Consultant will be responsible for supporting engagement execution, as well as developing and maintaining productive relationships with clients.
Skills and attributes for success
Knowledge of market risk regulatory requirements (Basel II, Basel III) and accounting standards (IAS 39, IFRS 9)
Experience with market risk models and methodologies:  Derivatives instruments (plain vanilla and exotic) valuation (from accounting perspective), market risk model’s development and validation, market risk assessment (VaR, xVA, sensitivity analysis, stress/scenario testing)
Strong communication, presentation and technical writing skills to describe ideas, concepts and issues that involve interpretation, analysis and assessment of complex conceptual topics
Self starting attitude, an ability to think out of the box and driven by new challenges
Ability to travel at short notice to serve Canadian clients outside Montreal (expected to be less than 30%)
To qualify for the role you must have
Strong academic background with a master’s degree in Financial Engineering, Finance or Engineering (equivalent education and/or experience may also be considered)
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
A risk management designation such as FRM would be an asset
programming languages such as SAS, R or Matlab.
Experience working in a banking environment with a well-developed risk management culture and infrastructure or comparable experience working as an advisor to financial services companies
Possess the desire and ability to work closely with quantitative and technology professionals on engagements.
Ideally, you’ll also have
Possess a self-starting attitude, an ability to think outside the box and thrive on new challenges
What we look for
If you’re a natural leader with a talent for answering and communicating complex client problems, we’re interested in you. You’ll need to be great at influencing people, ready to listen and confident in challenging the status quo. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses address their most pressing problems, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture
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built on high-performance teaming
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where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future.  Our Total Rewards package

includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and

About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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