KPMG

Manager - Financial Services Risk Management

Location: Zurich
Start date: By arrangement
Workload: 100%
We are looking for a motivated, committed person who is passionate about providing high quality advisory services on risk, regulatory, capital and treasury topics to our diverse financial service clients, working in a dynamic team environment.
 
Location: Zurich
Start date: By arrangement
Workload: 100%

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Responsibilities & Profile

Your contribution to KPMG

  • Support and lead projects, from a quantitative and qualitative perspective, including analyzing / challenging / improving processes as well as consideration of relevant regulatory requirements (Basel, FINMA, etc.) and market practice, in a number of the following areas: i. Credit Risk, ii. Market Risk, iii. Liquidity Risk and Treasury, iv. Operational Risk, v. Capital
  • Lead teams and provide support with team development, retention and recruitment
  • Build strong trusting relationships with our clients and internally
  • Proactively participate and contribute to the Swiss and international Financial Services KPMG network and build a personal external network in the Swiss Financial Services market
  • Support the development of our services
 

This is what makes you successful

  • Master or PhD in a quantitative discipline (for example Mathematics, Physics or quantitative Finance)
  • 4-7 years of professional experience, particularly in banking (preferred) or in a consulting firm focusing on quantitative risk management
  • Deep analytical skills, coupled with an open and curious mind, problem solving ability and a solution focused attitude
  • Focus / familiarity with risk methodology and validation
  • Demonstrated coding experience in Python or R and SQL as well as excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office software suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to build long lasting relationships and team orientated
  • Project and team leading skills
  • Business-fluent in English (essential) with German or French language skills also beneficial

Clarity on KPMG Switzerland 2017

Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
 
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
 
 
 
25-30 days of leave, option for compensation of overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
25-30 days of leave, option for compensation of overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
 
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service
 
 
 
Ancillary benefits may apply to certain positions (e.g. fixed-contract positions).

Your salary in this position will be in line with industry standards and will depend on your professional experience and education. During the recruitment process we will negotiate your salary with you according to our guidelines. Any salary ranges published on external platforms for this position have not been agreed with KPMG and do not apply.

KPMG as an employer

Your future team

We are a young team consisting of risk specialists who work with numerous financial services clients to provide a suite of risk management and banking transformation services. Our clients include internationally and regionally active banks, private banks, wealth managers and investment banks. All of these institutions have to deal with a wide array of financial and non-financial risks, and compliance with multiple regulations. Our services include auditing or advising clients to help them identify, measure, manage and monitor their risks and meet regulatory requirements and expectations.
 

About KPMG

KPMG is known for providing clear and consistent solutions in the areas of auditing and advisory services. The broad palette of services across many subject matters and industries allows the provision of multidisciplinary services from a single source for our clients on the one hand and diverse careers and development options for our employees on the other hand. Our dealings are fair and frank and we strive to always look at the results of our work through the eyes of our clients. At KPMG, we are aware that if we add value for our clients, we also do the same for ourselves.

Contact person

Christos Makridis

Human Resources
+41 58 249 26 30
kpmg.ch/careers
Christos Makridis
 
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.
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