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EY Consulting Services Experienced Staff - Financial Services Risk Management - Enterprise Risk and Controls in Chicago, Illinois

Consulting Services Experienced Staff - Financial Services Risk Management - Enterprise Risk and Controls


Requisition # CHI009JO

Post Date Apr 07, 2021

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit ('FSO') that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!

Our team is engaged in projects related to the development, validation, and other quantitative services of financial models used for front office pricing, risk management (market risk, counterparty credit, and operational risks), balance sheet and income statement stress testing, and wholesale and retail credit.

The opportunity

As part of our Advisory Services, you’ll have the opportunity to team with a variety of QAS professionals and clients to deliver professional services and to actively participate in our growing practice. You’ll work on client assignments that will help you deepen and broaden your skills, while gaining valuable and rewarding experiences. With each engagement, you can expect to build leadership, communication and client management skills, as well as sharpen your problem-solving capabilities.

Your key responsibilities

Delivering services in valuation, risk management and governance, model development and implementation, model/system documentation, and model benchmarking while establishing relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. You’ll need to consistently deliver quality client services by monitoring progress, managing risks and ensuring key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Your responsibilities may also include executing procedures, performing detailed data analysis, reaching conclusions, documenting results and suggesting ideas for efficiencies.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels

  • Consistently deliver quality client services

  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client’s business

  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge

  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or a related field and 2 years of quantitative analysis work experience; or a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or a related field and 1 year of quantitative analysis work experience.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Familiarity with statistical and numerical techniques and the principles of the theory of probability and stochastic calculus

  • Ability to execute C++/Visual Basic/Excel routines and analytical programming requirements

  • Knowledge of capital markets products, methodologies and financial analytics including an understanding of the key concepts of derivative instrument pricing and risk measurement

What we look for

We’re interested in intellectually curious people, with the ability to adjust to change and thrive in a constantly evolving environment. You’ll need to be someone who is capable of asking the tough questions, and independently driving their own career and learning initiatives. You’ll also need excellent organizational skills and a proven record of multitasking and working effectively across multiple projects. So, if you’re ready to contribute your big ideas and make a measurable difference right from the start, 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. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line

  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world

  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training

  • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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.

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