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Experienced Senior Manager Quantitative Risk Management - Business Consulting - Financial Services

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Feb 27, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1399756

EY is looking for an experienced Senior Manager to join our quantitative risk management and analytics team within Financial Services Business Consulting, to help capital market participants within global banking, capital markets and asset management in building and retaining a state-of-the-art risk management function. As part of the Financial Services Risk Management (FSRM) practice you will take an active role in bringing our service offering ranging across financial and non-financial risks, liquidity and capital planning, regulatory compliance as well as structured finance and quantitative advisory services to our clients.


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.


The Opportunity

As a FSRM Senior Manager, you can count on a highly skilled team with experience in advising clients in the area of quantitative risk management. You will work effectively as a team leader driving and coordinating go to market activities, leading engagements, providing subject matter expertise, while aligning closely with engagement directors and partners. The large network at EY will provide you with the opportunity to extend your relationships with external clients and internal peers.


As a role model to junior team members, you drive your own career while supporting junior team members to improve their consulting skills and take over responsibility in engagements and go-to-market initiatives.


Your key responsibilities

As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with the world’s leading financial service organizations and to leverage the deep knowledge and wide-ranging skills and experience of your EY colleagues. In doing so, you can expect to be involved in the following activities:

  • Acquire and lead financial risk management engagements, provide subject matter expertise, and ensure quality of the work delivered to clients
  • Understand the range of EY service offerings and actively develop new solutions and identify ways to better serve clients in the broad area of financial risk management
  • Leverage your external and EY internal network, develop, and maintain management level client relationships to pro-actively generate and convert opportunities in engagements
  • Contribute to EYs reputation as a market leader in risk management and drive solutions and thought leadership development
  • As an influential member of the team, you will also help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel team members and help them to develop.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A Master of Science or PhD in mathematics, physics, statistics, econometrics, or another relevant quantitative field
  • Min. 8 years of relevant professional experience in a consulting environment, a model development or validation team in the financial industry
  • Established network in the Swiss financial market with a track record in leading risk management engagements
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory developments in financial risk management for financial services companies along with industry challenges, existing resources, and initiatives
  • Strong quantitative skills, in particular deep understanding of quantitative modelling techniques, with practical experience in credit risk, market risk and/or counterparty credit risk (Basel III – IRB, IMA, FRTB, IMM)
  • Proven ability to effectively manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English (French is an advantage)
  • Experience in managing both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability and appetite to drive business development and contribute to the growth of EY’s solutions

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 we offer


EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performanceWe are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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


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