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Sustainable Finance Intern in Financial Services Risk in Zürich

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 7, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  954862

Sustainable Finance Intern in Financial Services Risk in Zürich

 

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

 

At EY, you will have the chance to build a 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 sustainability risk in Switzerland and the EMEIA region, we strive to help organisations transform businesses to deliver long-term value and respond to the global challenges of sustainability and climate change. Our team is uniquely positioned to respond to the fast-developing and growing climate risk and Sustainable Finance agenda – including managing the risks and opportunities from an accelerating transition, responding to new regulation, adapting products and services, and improving transparency and disclosures.

 

 

The Opportunity

 

EY is at the forefront of current trends in Sustainable Finance and we engage with clients at all levels to provide insights and support with these developments. Our risk team brings together a broad range of professionals including risk practitioners, regulatory specialists and modellers, and works closely with other EY teams such as our Climate Change and Sustainability Services team that supports non-financial services sectors, as well as our Assurance, Strategy and our Technology Consulting teams, to deliver innovative end-to-end solutions.  

 

We welcome applicants with a variety of backgrounds and experience in the fields of risk management, climate change and sustainable finance, and are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate knowledge of climate risk, climate risk management, climate risk modelling, ESG regulation as it impacts financial services or particular industry sectors, industry challenges, existing resources and initiatives.  

 

If you are interested in being part of a growing team, serving clients and reaching your full potential, we want to hear from you:

 

 

As part of our team, you will

 

  • Have the opportunity to work with many of the world’s leading banks and insurance companies, and to leverage the deep knowledge and wide-ranging skills and experience of your EY colleagues. 
  • Be involved in activities such as
    • developing Sustainable Finance and climate strategies
    • climate risk modelling, management and target setting in line with regulatory requirements and market developments
    • designing Investment strategies and portfolio alignment to the Paris agreement
    • reporting and disclosures (e.g. TCFD)
  • Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Work effectively as a team member in close collaboration with senior colleagues
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with clients while building strong internal relationships within the consulting practice and across other service lines

 

What you should bring to the table

  • Strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills
  • Strong academic background, a quantitative background is an advantage
  • Knowledge of financial and/or non-financial risk management and modelling
  • Experience in climate risk and knowledge of financial services is an advantage
  • Confident and credible communication skills displaying both technical knowledge and commercial understanding
  • Project management and excellent report writing skills
  • Experience in stakeholder and client management is an advantage
  • Ability to drive business development and contribute to the growth of the EY market solutions
  • Fluent in German and English

 

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 is committed to being an inclusive employer and strives to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

 

  • Hybrid and flexible working environment which allows you to manage your work-life balance
  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated consulting professionals
  • A young and vibrant team that enjoys team-building activities
  • Continuous personal development based on a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling, and on-the-job learning

 

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

 

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. For further information please contact our recruitment team (recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).

 

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build

 

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