Junior Quantitative Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Mazars
Location
South East London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
21 Oct 2019
Ref
1286899451
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Job Role As part of the Quantitative Finance team within the Financial Services Consulting department, you will interact with banks, insurance companies, large corporates and service companies on a variety of projects. Your typical daily duties will include:
• Financial instruments pricing: vanilla and complex derivatives for all asset classes (interest rates, credit, commodities, equity, inflation, foreign exchange...);
• Model validation for large investment banks;
• Accounting standards implementation review on subjects of particular importance to the industry (financial instruments pricing, hedge effectiveness tests, CVA / DVA, credit risk models);
• Development and/or review of market and credit risk management model (Value at Risk model, stress test);
• Technological monitoring, tools development for our internal library;
• Support for the implementation of Solvency II / Basel II & Basel III;
• Development and/or validation of ALM tools;
• Have an awareness of the various services provided by Mazars. Specification We are looking for candidates with distinctive qualities and who can contribute to the firm. We want driven individuals who can think creatively about their work, embrace challenges and can resolve complex problems. A strong candidate must be able to:
• Demonstrate strong analytical and research skills;
• Have strong communication skills and ability to build relationships;
• Take ownership of assigned tasks and adopt a pro-active approach;
• Prioritise workload and produce accurate and timely work;
• Respect differences in people and value diversity of ideas;
• Actively seek to enhance own expertise and knowledge;
• Demonstrate drive and commitment to self-development;
• Have professional approach to work and clients i.e. professional appearance, respect for individuals, and ethical conduct. Academic Requirements
• Achieved, or on track to achieve, a 2.1 or above master's degree in a quantitative discipline e.g. mathematics, statistics, quantitative finance;
• Programming skills (e.g. Python, R, VBA, C++);
• Minimum of 112 UCAS points (achieved in the same academic year, from your 3 best A Levels and excluding General Studies). This is based on the new 2017 UCAS Tariff. You can calculate your UCAS points here.
• Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and Maths. Please specify on your application if there were extenuating circumstances or exceptional achievements that we should take into account. We also accept equivalent international qualifications. Study Support We operate a number of in-house training courses which will give you the technical insight to keep up with changes in legislation and case law, both in the UK and worldwide. You will be given a mentor and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track. After you've joined the firm there will be an opportunity for you to study towards a professional qualification if desired. Benefits We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans.

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