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Manager - Market Risk (Quant) in London

Job description

Are you ready for the most exciting and fulfilling step up in your career, to date?


In this opportunity within the Quantitative Market Risk team, you will be able to apply your passion and experience for quants and establish a fulfilling career working on some of the most prestigious projects for some of the world's largest organisations within the financial services sector. This EY team is the top practice in the Market Risk and derivative pricing market.


Our Market Risk team are looking to offer a unique opportunity to a Manager to join their growing and prestigious business in London to work as a Quantitative Advisory Services Manager for our FS clients.


What makes this unique?  you may currently be working in the quantitative field for example: quants finance, machine learning, data science, etc.but have passion to learn nuisances of derivative products pricing and their risk management, this could be your next career step. Along, with this steep learning, you will have opportunity to expand your professional network across multiple Investment Banks within the industry.Additionally, the existing team have the unique privilege to get involved in a number of non-BAU projects including with cryptocurrencies and sustainability (ESG).



What this role offers


  • A unique experience working with some of the industry's leading quantitative minds; you will be surrounded by passionate and equally enthusiastic experts who will mentor and guide you through your success at EY


  • Not limited to working on the same projects every day; you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of activities across various IBs both in and outside of quantitative finance


  • A flexible working environment and working arrangements


  • Amazing opportunity to further develop your skills and take on new challenges – skills not just include analytical but also soft skills to master your presentation in front of senior stakeholders and negotiation skills as part of sales team


  • Opportunities to progress your career, as proven by the existing team, due to exceptional success and growth 




What your role will involve


  • Working with clients on regulatory / modelling challenges across various aspects of traded risk
  • Working closely with other risk practitioners, IT advisory and Finance teams to support quantitative modelling on client’s complex requirements
  • Participating in Quantitative Risk and Assurance engagements such as derivatives pricing, risk modelling for both market risk and counterparty credit risk
  • Contributing to non-BAU activities and working closely with senior stakeholders both within and outside EY


Ideal skills and attributes for the role

  • Strong academic background in mathematics / statistics /engineering
  • Sound knowledge of stochastic processes and a passion for statistical and numerical techniques
  • Experience in programming languages such as: Python, C++, .Net, SQL is a must have
  • Experience in either consulting or banking sector, but this is flexible
  • Strong experience in derivatives business



What we look for

We’re interested in intellectually curious people, with a genuine passion for finding and implementing innovative ways to nurture growth. We’ll look to you to have the ability to express big ideas to senior leaders while also having the drive to build your own technical skills. If you’re ready to make your mark in a team that’s poised to take the industry by storm, this role is for you.


EY  recognises that it has clear obligations towards all its people and the community at large to ensure that partners, employees and job applicants are afforded equal opportunities to enter employment and progress within the firm. As an employer committed to establishing an inclusive environment free from unlawful discrimination, the firm promotes the fair treatment of staff members and job applicants regardless of their sex, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, ethnic or national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, age or pregnancy/maternity status. No job applicant, partner or staff member will receive unfair treatment on any protected grounds.



Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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