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Senior market risk modelling specialist (Senior Manager/Director)


Location Zürich

Job reference: JRQ$381-28393

Clock Start: Autumn 2019

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Your tasks

  • You are part of a diversified team of risk and regulatory experts in which you will offer advisory, validation, audit and other assurance services on market risk models used for the management and measurement of market risks and the calculation of regulatory capital requirements under the current and future market risk rules
  • You take a leading role in the audit of the implementation of FRTB, Internal Model Method (IMM) approaches for counterparty and credit valuation adjustment (CVA) of leading banks in Switzerland. This entails providing assurance and adding value on model permissions under the current Basel 3 rules and the future Basel 4 rules. You and your team provide your Subject Matter Expert (SME) inputs into audits with a specific focus on adherence to modelling of risk, valuation, stress testing and other decision-making areas
  • You develop products using emerging technologies available at PwC such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) and offer advisory services on credit risk management
  • You are actively involved in developing value-adding client proposals and solutions and taking these to the market. You interact with risk managers, traders, model developers and validators, internal auditors and regulators
  • You are involved in local and global initiatives of PwC such as regulatory reform such as Basel 4 or market reforms such as the reforms of reference rates
  • You build on an existing specialist reputation in the market by speaking at external and internal conferences, professional networks and the publication of articles and flyers

Your profile

  • You have a Master or PhD degree in an applied quantitative discipline (e.g. Econometrics, Statistics, Financial Engineering, Computational Science, Quantitative Finance) and you may have completed your CFA or FRM diploma
  • You have 8 - 15 years of experience of working in capital markets either in a line, advisory, audit or in a supervisory capacity in the banking industry
  • You have a strong record of accomplishment of developing new business or you have experience in assurance or prudential work on market risk management and measurement.
  • You are able to work independently and as a strong team player, the role involves coordinating multiple demands and priorities which requires attention to details, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to deliver consistent quality results
  • You have the ability to develop strong client relationships both externally and internally to increase consulting and assurance opportunities
  • You have excellent communication skills in German and English, French would be an asset; a key emphasis will be to communicate technical complexity to both technical and non-technical audiences with will occasionally include regulators
  • You have experience is programming language and coding such as Knowledge of at least one of the following VBA, Matlab, C++, C#, R, SAS

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<H4>Benjamin Lohrmann</H4>Recruitment Team<br/>Tel. +41 58 792 25 29

Benjamin Lohrmann

Recruitment Team
Tel. +41 58 792 25 29
Are you passionate and ready to shape the future?
Then you've got what it takes to reimagine the possible.

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<H4>Benjamin Lohrmann</H4>Recruitment Team<br/>Tel. +41 58 792 25 29

Benjamin Lohrmann

Recruitment Team
Tel. +41 58 792 25 29
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