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

Experienced Professionals in Quantitative Credit Risk Management

Advisory

Requisition # GRE000K2

Post Date Apr 25, 2018

At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking highly motivated people to join our Advisory practice, which is a leading provider of services to the banking sector. You will build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and contribute to the growth of our team. Bringing experience and insight on one or more disciplines, you will shape solutions to a range of client challenges in the area of quantitative credit risk management. Working in this creative environment, you will be given the opportunity to take responsibility and work on challenging projects for major clients in Greece as well as major financial institutions abroad.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills

  • An ability to interact with teams at all hierarchical levels

  • Strong attention to detail with a logical and methodical approach

  • Team working and communication skills

  • Excellent business acumen and commercial awareness

To qualify for the role you must have

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

  • Professional experience, ranging from limited to extensive for respective positions, with focus on one or more of the following:

  • Development and validation of credit risk models (scoring and rating models, PD, LGD, CCF for IRB, IFRS 9, stress testing etc.).

  • Credit policies and processes, credit risk data and related financial institutions’ internal and external requirements.

  • Programming for quantitative analysis using e.g. SAS, SPSS, R, Python.

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

  • Strong written and verbal 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.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Project management skills.

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

  • Completed military obligations (where applicable).

What we are looking for

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 working at EY offers

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:

  • Plenty of training opportunities

  • A clear path of progression, tailored to your own unique talents and ambitions

  • Exposure to colleagues and senior stakeholders across the business

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

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

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.