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Senior Manager - Valuations

  • : £75,000 - £100,000
  • : Permanent
  • : London
  • : Consultancy

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Valuation Model Governance Risk Management Financial Instruments

Job Specification

Are you experienced in the valuation, model governance or risk management of financial instruments?

We are currently working with a leading consultancy who are looking for a Senior Manager to join their financial instruments valuation and advisory team. This team provides financial instrument valuation, valuation governance and model risk advisory services to the firm’s clients as well as valuation services internally.

You will be a Senior Manager within the London based team, this is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast paced business alongside a team that has grown significantly over the past year and is forecast to continue this growth both in size and new areas of work.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing expert assistance for the team’s testing of clients’ financial instrument valuations, across a wide range of instrument types and asset classes, including valuation adjustments.
  • Leveraging our internal valuation technology to provide quality services to our clients.
  • Building and/or reviewing internal pricing models for exotic instruments in Numerix, or other platforms and help the team with on-boarding third party provided models.
  • Providing assistance and direction to the team’s software developers on our existing codebase (Python)
  • Helping our clients with regulatory reform challenges e.g. Libor Reform, CCAR model governance, FRTB etc. 

As a Senior Manager on model risk advisory projects you will take a lead in the team’s banking model services proposition, including

  • Assisting clients across the entire model lifecycle (design, implementation, validation and review)
  • Examining conceptual soundness; reviewing and challenging underlying assumptions, theory, data and limitations of the models.
  • Writing detailed, structured and clear model documentation for 1st and 2nd line client projects.
  • Performing assessment of model governance, validation policies and control processes and advising best practice approaches.

This role would be ideal for someone with:

  • A deep understanding of derivative pricing including the related XVA’s
  • Good understanding of model governance including development and validation documentation requirements
  • Strong people management and client relationship skills.
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills in individual, team and collaborative consultant-client settings.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail but tempered with an ability to think laterally.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present complex issues in a clear and articulate way to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to multi-task across multiple assignments, prioritise workloads and work under time pressure.

At least an undergraduate degree in a quantitative subject.

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