Junior Quantitative Finance Analyst - October 2019
London

Location: London

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, …);

·         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.

 

 Person 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.

 

About Mazars

 

Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, advisory, accounting and tax services. Operating in over 75 countries, the firm draws on the expertise of 18,000 professionals to assist major international groups, SMEs, private investors and public bodies at every stage in their development.

 

Mazars is among the top 10 accountancy firms within the UK with over 140 partners and 1750 staff serving clients from 19 offices.

 

Mazars is a positively different firm. Differentiated by the opportunities we offer our people, our approach to working with clients and our passion for responsible business, we are entrepreneurs with a strong European heritage. We are proud of the single global partnership we have built to serve clients around the world.

 

Vacancy Description
Location: London
 

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, …);

·         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.

 

 Person 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.

 

About Mazars

 

Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, advisory, accounting and tax services. Operating in over 75 countries, the firm draws on the expertise of 18,000 professionals to assist major international groups, SMEs, private investors and public bodies at every stage in their development.

 

Mazars is among the top 10 accountancy firms within the UK with over 140 partners and 1750 staff serving clients from 19 offices.

 

Mazars is a positively different firm. Differentiated by the opportunities we offer our people, our approach to working with clients and our passion for responsible business, we are entrepreneurs with a strong European heritage. We are proud of the single global partnership we have built to serve clients around the world.