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FSO - Consulting - BC - Derivatives Valuation/Market Risk (FRM) - Manager - Hong Kong

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 15, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  548703

FSO - Consulting - BC - Derivatives Valuation / Market Risk (FRM) - Manager - Hong Kong

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 help FSO clients to identify, measure, manage and monitor the market, credit, operational, and regulatory risks associated with their trading, asset-liability management, capital management and other capital markets activities.


Your key responsibilities

  • Assist Assurance team or client for financial instrument valuation (derivatives, securities, or cross asset class structures), model validation review, risk model review and any risk related advisory projects
  • Participate in projects to help our clients on Quantitative Risk managements with a Market Risk focus
  • Demonstrate strong technical capabilities, professional knowledge, and ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge. Stay abreast of new developments in valuation and risk management methodology, current market practices in risk-finance alignment and theirs corresponding regulatory requirements
  • Consistently deliver quality client services within expected timeframes and on budget
  • Monitor project progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed
  • lead a team to develop new approaches and ideas to fit client needs, by utilizing various quantitative and qualitative analysis, assessments and techniques


Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong knowledge in financial instruments and market risk and assimilate new knowledge and stay abreast of new developments in advisory services capabilities, reserving and allowance, advanced analytics, regulatory expectations, and current business and industry trends relevant to our clients
  • Strong business sense, analytical thinking, consultation and interpersonal skills with high commitment to delivery excellence
  • Have functional knowledge related to some of the following: broad market risk management for banks and other financial institutions, derivatives valuation, applicability of models in the content of Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) requirement, model development, model validation.
  • Communicate and interpret deep technical concepts to both technical and non-technical client stakeholders
  • Understand our clients’ needs and consistently deliver quality client services focusing on more complex, judgmental, and/or specialized issues
  • Demonstrate ability to perform in a high-pressure environment
  • Cultivate business development opportunities


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Quantitative Finance, Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or other numerical subjects from a reputable institution; an advanced degree and professional certification (e.g. FRM / CFA) will be a bonus
  • 5-8 years of experience within a consulting firm, a bank or other financial institution’s risk management, valuation control, quantitative analytics related business functions, preferable with experiences about pricing and modeling financial derivatives, structured notes and complex financial instruments, and/or capital management and associated regulatory requirements with Basel III and FRTB
  • Fluent in English and Chinese (both written and verbal). Knowledge in Mandarin would be an advantage.  Non-Chinese speaker will also be considered based on individual merits


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Previous programming experience in languages such as VBA, Python or MATLAB would be an advantage
  • Experiences with vendor software (e.g. Bloomberg, Numerix, Refinitiv) will be a plus
  • Ability to positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Possess the desire and ability to work closely with quantitative and technology professionals on engagements
  • Knowledge in hedge accounting under IAS 39/IFRS 9 is a plus


What working at EY offers

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


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 a reality.


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

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