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EY Senior Consultant Financial Services Risk / EMEIA Financial Services in Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland

Senior Consultant Financial Services Risk / EMEIA Financial Services in Zurich


Requisition # ZUR001LT

Post Date Jun 04, 2021

The world is changing more rapidly than ever before. Our global promise, “ Building a better working world ”, inspires our more than 300’000 employees around the world and lays the foundation for the work we carry out every day. With our innovative service-offering inauditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we lead our clients into the future.

Our Financial Services Organisation is unique among the Big 4 firms, being the only one with a functional and transnational specialisation in the Financial Services sector.

Our Business Consulting services offers a broad range of functional and cross-country solutions dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients.

We are currently looking for a motivated and committed experienced Senior Consultant (or Manager) with risk management experience to further strengthen our practice within the Financial Services Consulting – Risk & Actuarial team in Zurich.

What you can expect – enriching experiences lasting a lifetime

Within Financial Services Consulting - Risk & Actuarial , the Prudential Risk Team is part of a global network of risk management specialists working together withthe most relevant financial services companies, both locally and globally. We support our clients with tailored solutions in the area of identification, measurement, steering and monitoring of risks as well as helping to implement regulatory requirements in the field of risk management.

  • This is a unique opportunity towork closely together with clients and deliver world-class consulting solutions, including forward-looking and value generating risk management frameworks. You will be able to directly apply your risk management know-how and support our clientswith their issues and needs focusingon elements such as framework and process design, optimization and automation.

  • Alongside experienced colleagues, you will implement and advise on regulatory and supervisory requirements or conduct assurance related activities, in various areas such as risk governance, regulatory capital and liquidity management, credit risk, operational & compliance risks, risk appetite frameworks and risk reporting.

  • You will be encouraged to investigate new risk areas and explore their impacts on our clients (e.g. ESG and sustainable finance, data analytics), as well as keep track of the latest regulatory developments across prudential and other risk topics.

  • You will be directly engaging with our clients to support in our practice growth through business development activities, point-of-views and thought leadership.

  • The nature of consultancy promises a fast paced and engaging career. You will also have the opportunity to actively support in innovation and shape EY solutions on current and upcoming market needs.

  • You will be working on client assignments from day one with a supportive and highly competent team.

What you can contribute – skills for shaping the future

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in economics, business administration, accounting or law. Working towards or already completed a relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage (e.g. FRM, CFA etc.).

  • Four or more years of practical work experience in a risk, finance or compliance function in the financial services sector, or in an internal or external audit function, or consulting firm related to the aforementioned topics.

  • A must:strong practical knowledge in financial services risk management and regulatory topics (especially the Basel framework), interest in further development in these topics as well as strong knowledge in MS Office products.

  • A plus: experience with project management, interest in technology and programming skills, as well as relevant knowledge of FINMA banking regulations.

  • Guarantees of success: motivated, ambitious and self-driven personality, entrepreneurial mindset and innovative spirit, willingness to go the extra mile with the ability to work in a team.

  • Within an international team, excellent written and oral communication in English are a prerequisite, with German and / or French as an added advantage.

Stick to your plans and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.

  • Internationalteam of highly motivated professionals

  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning

  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility

  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system

  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*

Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Make the next step and apply for this position. Ref. No: ZUR001LT. For further information please contact our recruitment team (/ +41 58 286 33 66).

* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.