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Quant & Analytics Intern - Financial Services Risk Advisory

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 5, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1511074

Quant & Analytics Intern - Financial Services Risk Advisory

In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’ guiding our more than 300,000 people – providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly lead our clients into the future.


As the only one of the Big 4 with a specialist cross-border practice dedicated to the Financial Services Sector, we offer our clients seamless, consistent and high-quality services around the globe.


Our Advisory business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on business transformation programs in the Financial Services industry. For our team in Zürich we are looking for a Quant & Analytics Intern - Financial Services Risk Advisory


What you can expect – enriching experiences that will last a lifetime

  • Support our advisory as well as financial and regulatory audit engagements with leading financial institutions in risk management by:
    • Reviewing and developing quantitative models for measuring various risks (market risk, credit risk, operational and fraud-related risks)
    • Valuating financial products and contracts
    • Applying innovative techniques such as advanced analytics (AI/ML), robotics process automation and blockchain
    • Analyzing the risk management function and risk appetite of our clients and assessment of adherence to market, credit, liquidity and operational risk regulatory requirements
  • You will be supported by a "counselor" who will guide you throughout your internship


What you can contribute – skills for shaping the future

  • You have recently graduated or are currently finishing a master’s degree in a quantitative field (mathematics, physics, statistics, financial or computational engineering, econometrics)
  • A strong interest in financial risk management and/or applying advanced analytical methods like machine learning in the financial risk management world
  • You have some programming experience with languages such as (but not limited to) Python, R, C# or VBA
  • You are curious about innovation (such as AI/ML, robotics and blockchain) and applying new and classical quantitative techniques to solve risk management problems
  • You speak excellent German and English, Italian or French is a plus
  • You are open minded, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to demonstrate initiative and a flexible working style in a multinational team


Do you have challenging plans? Stick to them and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.


  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated advisory professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system


Become part of our high-performing teams!


Do the next step and apply for this position online at

Ref. No: ZUR001H1. For further information please contact our recruitment team at or by phone at +41 58 286 33 66

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