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Senior - Trading Products Risk & Capitals

Location:  Chennai
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  8 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1491882

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 





Business Consulting QAS- Trading Book

Profile: Business Analyst



EY's Financial Services Office (FSO) is a unique, industry-focused business unit that provides a broad range of integrated services that leverage deep industry experience with strong functional capability and product knowledge. FSO practice provides integrated advisory services to financial institutions and other capital markets participants, including commercial banks, investment banks, broker-dealers, asset managers (traditional and alternative), insurance and energy trading companies, and the Corporate Treasury functions of leading Fortune 500 Companies. The service offerings provided by the FSO Advisory include: market, credit and operational risk management, regulatory advisory, quantitative advisory, structured finance transaction, actuarial advisory, technology enablement, risk and security, program advisory, and process & controls.


Within EY’s FSO Advisory Practice, the Financial Services Risk Management (FSRM) group provides solutions that can help FSO clients to identify, measure, manage and monitor the market (trading book), credit (banking book), operational, and regulatory risks associated with their trading, asset-liability management, capital management and other capital markets activities.


Within FSRM, the Market Risk (MR) team assists clients to design and implement strategic and functional changes across risk management, treasury, front office, middle office, and back office activities with a focus on risk and valuation processes, regulatory compliance, analytics, strategy, and organizational structure. Practical implementation knowledge of risk and capital management is a key competency of MR, focused on regulatory capital, market and counterparty credit risk management and broker-dealer capital requirements. Clients include large domestic and global financial institutions, broker-dealers, foreign banking organizations, asset management firms and insurance companies with significant capital markets activities. Project teams frequently work with the senior management of these firms, including CFOs and CROs


 Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrate deep technical capability and industry knowledge of financial products
  • Lead components of large-scale client engagements and/or smaller client engagements while consistently delivering quality client services
  • Understand market trends and demands in the financial services sector and issues faced by clients by staying abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business
  • Monitor progress, manage risk, and effectively communicate with key stakeholders regarding status, issues and key priorities to achieve expected outcomes
  • Play an active role in mentoring junior consultants within the organization 


  To qualify for the role, you should have 

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, accounting, engineering or a related discipline and approximately 5+ years of related/relevant work experience; or a Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Management or a related field and at least 3-7 years of work experience in the Financial Services industry
  • Relevant experience in the financial services industry with either a consulting firm, internal consulting organization, or within front office or market risk, counterparty risk, or related areas at leading financial services institutions in the following areas:
    • Capital markets functions
    • Quantitative analytics
    • Front office sales and trading
    • Front office risk management
    • Market risk management
    • Basel 2.5 capital requirements for Market risk
    • Counterparty credit risk
    • Margin and Collateral Management
    • CCAR and Stress Testing
    • IBOR Transition
    • Risk governance, risk appetite, risk identification, risk monitoring, risk measurements (limits, greeks) and risk reporting
    • Capital management and associated regulatory requirements with Basel III and FRTB
  • Demonstrate derivatives product knowledge across asset classes including interest rates, credit, equity, commodity, and FX, including but not limited to pricing and valuation
  • Analyze and evaluate business systems and user needs. Document requirements define scope and objectives and formulate systems to parallel overall business strategies.
  • Hands on experience with JIRA, Confluence, MS Visio, MS Teams would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication, strong problem solving and solution development skills



  • Certifications such as FRM, CQF, CFA, PRM, CA
  • Pricing/Risk management system knowledge/experience – Calypso, SunGard Adaptiv, Murex, Numerix, Bloomberg, RiskMetrics, Spectrum, EQF, etc.
  • Willingness to travel to meet client needs


What working at EY offers

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. Plus, we offer:

  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
  • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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