Quantitative Solutions Manager/Senior Manager - Dublin

Reference Number: 19-29

Mazars are one of the foremost financial services audit and assurance practices and this is demonstrated by the significant number of public interest mandates transitioned to date and upcoming new engagements.
The purpose of this role is to provide quantitative finance services support across various Mazars business units and externally to clients, specifically focusing on the financial services sector.

Specifically, you will support the financial services audit and assurance team in the valuation of various complex financial instruments including the assessment of the valuation models/methodologies underpinning these processes. You will work also closely, as a key member of the wider Mazars quantitative services team in Mazars Group, with our specialists in our London and Paris offices on international and cross-border assignments.

Main responsibilities

Within the quantitative finance team at Mazars your role will involve projects such as:

  • Supporting the audit team reviewing and mitigating the key audit risks inherent in valuation and impairment models by providing expert input and challenge to our client’s processes, models, methodologies and valuations.
  • Reviewing and critically challenging financial instruments pricing: vanilla and complex derivatives (interest rates, credit, equity, etc.)
  • Work closely with our quantitative services teams in London and Paris on international banking, capital markets and insurance assignments (e.g. credit modelling; credit modelling validation; market modelling; market model validation; support for implementation of Solvency II/ Basel II & Basel III etc)
  • Expectation to participate in the active growth of our Quantitative finance services offering by contributing to multiple client engagement teams and working with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services
  • Accounting standards implementation review (IFRS 9 and IFRS 13) on subjects of particular importance to the industry (financial instruments pricing, hedge effectiveness tests, CVA / DVA estimation, credit risk models);
  • Technological monitoring, tools development for our internal library;
  • Manage project execution and delivery of client engagements;
  • Contribute to Mazars’ regulatory watch and thought leadership activities by writing articles, providing technical content and monitoring/critically assessing upcoming developments
  • Assist in the development of training, engagement procedures and methodologies.

Principal Requirements

  • Holds a relevant qualification specialising in mathematics applied to finance or actuarial studies
  • Holds significant relevant and recent quantitative experience within an auditing, consulting or banking environment
  • Advanced knowledge in random modelling, statistics and probabilities
  • Strong significant experience in Credit and/or Market risk
  • Strong experience in Python, R and SAS, Numerix
  • Excellent project management and stakeholder management skills and experience
  • Motivated by business development activities
  • Ability to work in a team
  • People management skills and experience, especially supervising and coaching team members

For more information please email RECRUITMENT@MAZARS.IE  with the reference number 19-29

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