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EY Experienced Professional in Quantitative Credit Risk Management in Athens, Greece

Experienced Professional in Quantitative Credit Risk Management


Requisition # ATH000GG

Post Date Jan 08, 2021

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

We are currently seeking highly motivated people to join our Consulting practice which is a leading provider of risk management services to the banking and insurance sector as well as large corporates in other industries. Our services include, among others, supporting our clients in credit risk model management, development and validation, credit risk data management and their broader credit risk management activities. You will be part of a team of highly skilled professionals participating in challenging projects for leading international Banking groups as well as financial institutions in Greece. Working in this creative environment, you will be given the opportunity to take responsibility and build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers. You’ll build the skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. There’s never been a more exciting time to join EY Consulting!

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Excellent academic background, including a bachelor and a Master degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Operational Research, Econometrics, Data Science, Economics, Finance, Risk Management or other related field with strong quantitative focus. Ph.D. will be considered an asset.

  • Professional experience with focus on one or more of the following:

  • Quantitative modeling techniques and analytics with practical experience in credit risk

  • Model development, validation and implementation across credit risk quantification purposes (i.e. PD/LGD/CCF estimation, decision-making, stress testing)

  • Credit risk data management, automation and reporting

  • Strong skills in programming and quantitative analysis packages (Python, R, SAS, SPSS, Matlab) or/and data management (e.g. SQL).

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Willingness to learn and continuously expand technical and business skills.

  • Strong communication, presentation and writing skills in English and Greek. Knowledge of additional languages will be considered an asset.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a team.

  • Project management skills.

  • Willingness and ability to travel and work abroad for international projects.

  • Completed military obligations (where applicable).

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledge of credit risk related regulatory requirements (e.g. IFRS 9, IRB, stress testing).

  • Solid understanding of advanced statistical, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence techniques for risk classification, clustering and forecasting and hands-on experience using programming languages such as Python and libraries such as TensorFlow, PyTorch.

  • Experience in credit risk data analysis focusing on data preparation and visualization, data quality, data management including familiarity with Big Data technologies.

  • Experience in the design and implementation of credit risk model related frameworks (model lifecycle management, development, validation, implementation).

  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative review and analysis across the credit lifecycle and credit processes/procedures (origination, approval, monitoring, workout and collections).

What we look for

Building a better working world is our firm’s broader ambition to become the world’s most trusted, distinctive professional services organization. We need people worthy of trust, who demonstrate enthusiasm, passion to grow fast and are highly motivated to support this purpose. What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to demonstrate enthusiasm, high motivation and passion to develop fast in a multinational working environment. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. 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.

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive 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. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

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

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