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FSO - Consulting - BC - Market Risk (FRM) - Senior Associate - Hong Kong

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 17, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  286023

FSO - Consulting - Business Consulting - Market Risk (FRM) - Senior Associate - Hong Kong

Diversity is a core value at EY. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment for all of our people. We believe every member in our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.


The opportunity

With the growth of private banking in Hong Kong, we are building on our existing strengths to drive further business growth and deliver greater benefit to our clients. We’re looking for an experienced and responsible candidate to join our Financial Services Risk Management (FSRM) team who can deliver expert regulatory risk advice, manage projects, deal assuredly with clients and regulators and build business opportunities.

Join our Business Consulting FSRM team within FSO and you will provide a highly integrated broad array of risk management services to capital market participants within global banking, capital markets and asset management. FSRM products and services include Anti-Money Laundering, regulatory compliance, operational risk and enterprise risk, prudential supervision, bank holding company reporting, credit risk/capital adequacy liquidity risk, market risk and financial crime compliance consulting services.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding top people who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


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
  • 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. Monitor project progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed
  • Apply project management practices and processes ensuring that the project is consistently following appropriate methodology and tools
  • Effectively work in teams with diverse skills and backgrounds, contributing to an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment


Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong knowledge in financial instruments and market risk
  • Strong business sense, analytical thinking, consultation and interpersonal skills with high commitment to delivery excellence
  • Good communication verbal/written skills


To qualify for the role you must have

  • At least 3 years’ experience within a consulting firm, a bank or other financial institution’s risk management, valuation control, quantitative analytics related business functions, preferable with pricing and modeling experience on financial derivatives, structured notes and complex financial instruments.
  • Bachelor’s 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
  • 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 personal 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 goal 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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