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Senior Consultant - Financial Risk Regulatory Audit

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 20, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1413249

Senior Consultant – Financial Risk Regulatory Audit


Are you interested in working in an exciting, fast-paced environment? Do you want to continue your career by being exposed to interesting and multifaceted projects while learning from industry leaders?


At EY, you will have the chance to further develop and enhance your career on a global scale that is as unique as you are! We will provide you with support, an inclusive culture, and the relevant technology to enable you to become the best version of yourself.


Our Financial Services Organisation is unique among the Big 4 firms, being the only one with a functional specialisation in the Financial Services sector that is transnationally integrated across the EMEIA region.


As a leader in risk in Switzerland and the EMEIA region, we strive to help organisations navigate the ever-changing regulatory landscape. With an increasing push for internationally aligned regulations for financial institutions, our team is uniquely positioned to drive the development of our business and talent.


The Opportunity


Within Financial Services (FS) Consulting, the Risk team covers a broad range of functions dedicated to providing high-value, trusted regulatory focused audit and advisory services to clients. As part of the Risk team, the Prudential Risk team works with diverse financial services companies that range from major global banks to insurance companies and specialized private and regional banks. We support our clients with regulatory audit risk subject matter experts, tailored solutions in the identification, measurement, steering and monitoring of risks as well as with our expertise in implementing and meeting regulatory requirements in the field of risk management.


As part of our team, you will:

  • Be able to apply your risk management knowledge in banking and financial products
  • Focus on performing targeted regulatory audits for our FS clients in coordination with relevant regulators (primarily FINMA)
  • Expand on risk management insights within the financial industry mainly in financial risk areas such as credit, liquidity, interest rate risk, as well as in non-financial risks
  • Have the possibility to participate in consulting projects with a focus on regulatory and supervisory matters
  • Be encouraged to investigate new risk areas (e.g., data analytics)


What you should bring to the table


  • Bachelor's or advanced graduate university degree (Master’s, MBA, PhD) in Finance, Economics, Accounting, any other business-related field
  • Motivation to work on regulatory audits within multi-disciplinary teams, especially in the areas of primary financial risks (such as liquidity or credit risk)
  • Four to six years of practical work experience in a risk or finance function in the financial services sector focused on liquidity or credit risks, or in an internal / external audit function or consulting firm working in the aforementioned financial risk topics
  • A sound practical knowledge of FS risk management and regulatory topics (including the Basel framework and FINMA circulars) and an interest in further specializing in these topics
  • Motivation, flexibility and self-drive to constantly learn and acquire new skills and knowledge
  • Fluency in German and in English is a pre-requisite, with French as an added advantage
  • Swiss work permit, or ability to obtain a Swiss work permit (e.g. through EU citizenship)


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Relevant work experience and an established network in the Swiss FS market
  • Experience with project management
  • Working towards or already completed a relevant professional qualification (e.g., FRM, CFA)


What we offer


  • Yearly salary increases (based on progression) and a clear path to promotion
  • Hybrid and flexible working environment which allows you to manage your work-life balance
  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated regulatory audit and consulting professionals
  • A young and vibrant team that enjoys team-building activities
  • Continual personal development based on a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Funding and support for relevant professional qualifications (e.g., FRM)
  • Fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) or EY Masters in Sustainability from Hult International Business School whilst working at EY, completely free*


Find out more here about the many benefits to which you are entitled as an employee at EY.


Become part of our high-performing teams!


Do the next step and apply for this position online. Ref. No: 1413249. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.

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