Market Risk/Credit Risk Quantitative Analyst (Visa available)

  • bonus + benefts + Healthcare, Pension
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Taylor Root
  • 07 Feb 18 2018-02-07

My client, a reputable consultancy firm is looking for Market Risk/Credit Risk Quantitative Analyst to join their Quantitative Advisory team based in London.

My client, a reputable consultancy firm is looking for Market Risk/Credit Risk Quantitative Analyst to join their Quantitative Advisory team based in London.

Market Risk Quant Team Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and lead in Quantitative Risk engagements with a Market Risk focus and FRTB projects
  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress
  • Assist in preparing reports and project plans that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Build strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other services

Credit Risk Quant Team Responsibilities:

  • Opportunity to work with many of the world's leading banks
  • Providing comprehensive advisory to industry wide challenges, including IFRS 9, Stress Testing, FRTB, and derivative valuation and xVA
  • Contribute to external client engagements and internal projects.
  • Actively establishing, maintaining and strengthening internal and external relationships.

Market Risk Quant Team Requirement:

  • Minimum 2-3 years relevant market risk quantitative analyst and VaR model development experience
  • Relevant experience in Financial Services, either as part of an institution; in an advisory or business consulting capacity to such organisations or in the regulation of such institutions
  • Strong academic background including a Bachelor's degree (Computational Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, or Physics preferred) or equivalent
  • Good understanding of Derivative Pricing, Market and CVA methodologies used for the trading, risk management and ideally experience in FRTB and CRDIV or calculation of regulatory capital requirements
  • Modelling background, including experience in model development and model validation of Derivative Pricing, Market Risk and CVA models and experience of standard techniques used
  • Experience in any of the following software development environments: VBA /Java /C++ / SQL/R/Matlab/.NET
  • Confident and credible communicator with good technical knowledge and commercial understanding
  • Project management and strong report writing skills
  • Experience in stakeholder and client management

Credit Risk Quant Team Requirement:

  • Experience in Financial Services, either as part of an institution; in an advisory or business consulting capacity to such organisations or in the regulation of such institutions.
  • Strong academic background including at least a Bachelor's degree (Computational Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, or Physics preferred) or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Probability of Default (PD) / Loss Given Default (LGD) / Exposure at Default (EAD) / Internal Ratings Based (IRB) / Stress Testing
  • Knowledge of Credit Risk & Financial Services Regulation - such as IFRS9
  • Experience in any of the following software development environments: VBA / Java / C++/ SQL / R / Matlab / .NET / SAS
  • Professional Qualification e.g. CQF / CFA / FRM / PRM is a plus

Please send your CV to phoebecheung@taylorroot.com

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