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Assistant - Financial Risk Management (FRM)


Location Zürich

Job reference: JRQ$381-28622

Clock Start: To be discussed

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Your tasks

  • You will support key banking clients on their regulatory audits of financial risk management, which mainly cover credit risk, market risk, ALM/treasury and stress testing.
  • You will support validation of credit risk models (PD/LGD rating, A-IRB) and IRRBB (replicating factors, stress tests), and independent valuation of complex derivatives under stress scenarios. 
  • You will develop tools to automate regulatory audit processes, and integrate machine learning methods in tools to provide relevant insights on statistical analysis. 
  • You will provide risk advisory services on regulatory change management such as Basel IV, LIBOR transition, recovery and resolution programmes, digitalisation and blockchain. 
  • You will support implementation of Basel directives or other regulatory reforms by performing gap analysis, designing prototypes, running impact analysis and proposing mitigation plans. 
  • You will contribute to business development of proposals, conference events on regulatory matters and have the opportunity to work in international teams.

Your profile

  • You have a Master of Science in Econometrics, Quantitative Finance, Mathematics or Engineering. 
  • You have strong analytical and programming skills in SQL, R, SAS, Python and interest in machine learning and as well as development of prototypes. 
  • You are ambitious to pursue a career in risk and regulation supported by your mentor, who will agree with you on professional objectives and support you in making decisions. 
  • You have basic knowledge of the Basel regulation and FINMA requirements. Previous experience related to their regulatory implementation would be an asset. 
  • You have a good sense of organisation, problem-solving skills and the ability to deliver consistent quality results as well as a proven ability to work in a team; you give attention to details, and are autonomous.
  • You have excellent experience with VBA, Excel, Word and PowerPoint desktop environments.
  • You are fluent in oral and written English and German. French would be an asset.

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<H4>Luzia Kuhn</H4>Recruitment Team<br/>Tel. +41 58 792 44 97

Luzia Kuhn

Recruitment Team
Tel. +41 58 792 44 97
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>Luzia Kuhn</H4>Recruitment Team<br/>Tel. +41 58 792 44 97

Luzia Kuhn

Recruitment Team
Tel. +41 58 792 44 97
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