Job description


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


At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.
The opportunity
We are currently seeking highly motivated people to join our Advisory practice, which is a leading provider of services to the banking sector
. Being part of our Financial Services Risk Management team y
ou will build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and contribute to the growth of our team. Working in this creative environment, you will be given the opportunity to take responsibility and work on challenging projects for major clients in Greece as well as major financial institutions abroad. You will acquire knowledge and experience across a wide range of domains, including risk management across risk types (credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, operational risk etc.), quantitative methods and risk modeling, financial planning & stress testing, banking regulation, and financial/regulatory reporting, and you will help clients address interesting, complex and important challenges.
Skills and attributes for success:
Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
Ability to interact with teams at all hierarchical levels
Strong attention to detail with a logical and methodical approach
Team working and communication skills
Excellent business acumen
To qualify for the role you must have:
Excellent academic background, including at a minimum a Bachelor and a Master degree in Economics, Finance, Risk Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Econometrics, Engineering, Operational Research, or other related field. Ph.D. and professional qualifications (e.g. PRM, CFA etc.) will be considered an asset.
Skills in quantitative methods of finance, econometrics and/or statistics. Experience with statistical packages (e.g. R, Python, SAS, SPSS), valuation platforms (e.g. Bloomberg, Reuters, FinCAD or SuperDerivatives) or with SQL will be considered an asset.
Knowledge of one or more of the following will be considered an asset:
Banking products (loans, credit facilities, deposits etc.) and/or investment products (stocks, bonds, derivatives etc.) and the key risks associated with these.
Risk management practices across the risk management lifecycle, in particular with respect to major risk types such as Credit Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Interest Rate Risk and Liquidity Risk.
Risk metrics/measures, sensitivity analysis, scenario analysis and stress testing.
Risk quantification models for market risk (e.g. Value-at-Risk, Expected Shortfall) and/or models for key credit risk modeling parameters (e.g. PD, LGD and EAD).
Financial analysis, key performance indicators, and financial accounting.
Regulatory requirements in the banking industry (e.g. Basel requirements for capital and liquidity, BRRD requirements etc.)
Strong written and verbal communication, presentation and technical writing skills in English for both technical and business audiences.
Fluent English is a pre-requisite. Knowledge of additional languages will be appreciated.
Ability to work under tight timelines.
Ability/flexibility to travel and work abroad for international projects.
Completed military obligations (where applicable).
What we are looking for
What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to demonstrate enthusiasm, high motivation and passion to develop fast in a multinational working environment. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance 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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