Quantitative Advisory - Senior Manager - Credit Risk

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 21 Sep 17 2017-09-21

Job Title: Quantitative Advisory - Senior Manager - Credit Risk Location: London Salary Level: Competitive

EY is looking for a Quantitative Advisory Services Senior Manager to join the Credit Risk team in our Canary Wharf offices. Quantitative Risk is a rapidly growing area supported by an increased focus across the industry. That makes this a great time to join a high-profile team where you'll be surrounded by some of the most interesting and knowledgeable colleagues around.

The opportunity

Our EMEIA Quantitative Advisory Services (QAS) team works closely with other EY financial services risk practitioners, as well as our IT Advisory and Financial Accounting teams, bringing together the range of quantitative modelling and technical skillsets needed to support our clients' complex requirements. Driven by our strategic growth plans and industry change, our EMEIA QAS team is projected to see year-on-year growth over the next 3 years.

We offer our clients comprehensive solutions to industry wide challenges, including IFRS 9, Stress Testing, FRTB, and derivative valuation and xVA.

Your key responsibilities

As a Quantitative Advisory Senior Manager, you'll build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and develop a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact opportunities. You'll lead presentations and proposals for medium complex projects or elements of highly complex projects, and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals.

As a Senior Manager in the team you can expect to be involved in the following activities:

  • Perform a project leadership role on credit risk assignments, including negotiating scope and budgets, managing and contributing to delivery, performing technical review of work completed and ensuring deliverables meet both client expectations and EY standard
  • Serve as a role model for Quality & Risk Management and make sure that project teams understand and comply with our Q&RM guidelines
  • Assist partners and directors with generating new business opportunities and building client networks and relationships
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with clients while building strong internal relationships within the advisory practice and across other services
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent communicator who displays both strong technical knowledge and commercial understanding
  • Project management and excellent report writing skills
  • Experience in stakeholder and client management
  • Ability to drive business development and contribute to the growth of the EY market solutions

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience in Financial Services, either as part of an institution; in an advisory or business consulting capacity to such organisations or in the regulation of such institutions.
  • Strong academic background including at least a Bachelor's degree (Computational Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, or Physics preferred) or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Probability of Default (PD) / Loss Given Default (LGD) / Exposure at Default (EAD) / Internal Ratings Based (IRB) / Stress Testing
  • Knowledge of Credit Risk & Financial Services Regulation - such as IFRS9
  • Experience in any of the following software development environments: VBA / Java / C++/ SQL / R / Matlab / .NET / SAS

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Professional Qualification e.g. CQF / CFA / FRM / PRM

What we look for

We are interested to hear from people with the right attitude for the job! That's naturally entrepreneurial people that feed on the energy of a thriving global team. You'll need a balance of technical and analytical skills, a creative approach to work and strong communication skills. If you've got big ideas on how we can do better, as well as the confidence to voice them, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.