Freelancer - FS Risk Consulting - Credit and Market Risk

Zurich

By arrangement

80-100%

6-12 months
Are you looking for exciting projects and at the same time wish to expand your network on a temporary assignment? We regularly look for motivated and committed individuals who are self-starters to support us (based on client projects) by providing high-quality advisory services in the area of model lifecycle management (model development or independent model validation).
Zurich

By arrangement

80-100%

6-12 months


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Responsibilities & Profile

Your contribution to KPMG

Support clients with increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the model development lifecycle and ensuring compliance with regulatory and internal model development standards. This includes:

  • Conceptual support for model development
  • Model performance testing and model implementation
  • Writing of model documentation (or uplifting of existing documentation) in line with clients' model development standards

Modelling areas include: Credit risk (A-IRB, stress testing), IFRS 9, Counterparty credit risk, Market risk (RNIV)

This is what makes you successful

  • Master or PhD in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Physics or quantitative Finance)
  • 2-5 years of experience in banking risk analytics / modelling team (preferred) or in a consulting firm focusing on quantitative risk management
  • Experience in model development and/or model validation
  • Coding experience in Python or R and SQL as well as excellent knowledge of the MS Office suite
  • Business-fluent in English with German also beneficial

Clarity on KPMG Switzerland

Your advantages at KPMG

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From digital learning to external programs, personal development comes in many shapes and forms at KPMG. Share our passion for learning and cultivate future and digital skills that will last a lifetime. Even better: benefit from our contribution to the cost of qualifying in your field.

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As part of KPMG, you join other highly qualified and motivated professionals in an inspiring entrepreneurial environment. A clear mindset and strong opinions are not only encouraged at KPMG, but expected. When it comes to ideas, quality beats hierarchy.

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KPMG thrives – and depends – on agility and change. Help shape the next generation of business with your open mindset and entrepreneurial spirit. We constantly create room for your ideas to unfold.

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KPMG career paths are as diverse as our people. Thrive in our culture of collaboration, mentoring and mobility opportunities. As your interests and skills evolve, personal development talks guide you to the next level.

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You expect fair compensation and certified equal pay. At KPMG, that’s what you get. Our inclusive culture makes space for unconventional ideas and new ways of working. New mothers and fathers benefit from our generous packages.

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With our culture of collaboration, you'll automatically develop valuable and lasting links to colleagues and clients. Strengthen crucial connections further at in-house and external networking and social events.

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Local office training, daily exchange with experts and exam support from people who've been there - little extras make a big difference in kick-starting your career at KPMG.

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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

As a freelancer you will be fully integrated in our dynamic team of risk specialists who provide a wide range of risk transformation services for financial services clients. 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 comply with numerous regulations. Our services include auditing or advising clients to help them identify, measure, manage and monitor their risks and meet regulatory requirements and expectations. We look forward to receiving your initiative application.

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

Christos Makridis

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