Consultant / Senior Consultant, Financial Product Valuation and Financial Risk Management
KPMG-Canada
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
6d ago

Overview

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause : turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The opportunity :

In a context of sustained growth, the Financial Risk Management group within the Advisory practice is seeking a consultant / senior consultant specialized in the valuation of financial instruments for its Montreal office.

The successful candidate will provide services in the field of valuation of over-the -counter (OTC) financial instruments and derivatives in support to the local audit teams for a diverse client base covering financial institutions and large corporations.

The candidate will work closely with the practice management and the audit teams.

What you will do

  • Execute valuation engagements related to financial instruments and derivative contracts
  • Perform quantitative work related to modeling or model validation.
  • Ensure the execution of several engagements simultaneously.
  • Produce detailed reports presenting the valuation opinion documenting the underlying approach, assumptions, and market data
  • Document the work according to the documentation templates required by the audit teams
  • Communicate the results to different stakeholders in a concise and clear way
  • Work to deadlines that may be very tight and hard to meet, possibly leading to extended hours.
  • What you bring to the role

  • Bilingual French and English (written and verbal)
  • 0 to 3 years of relevant experience
  • Master's degree in finance or financial engineering, or any other related discipline
  • Experience and knowledge :
  • Understanding of financial markets and derivatives valuation
  • Understanding of practical issues related to the development of valuation methods for standard or exotic derivatives with complex cash flow structures
  • Calculation of sensitivities (Greeks)
  • Understanding of the accounting aspects related to derivatives and financial instruments, including hedge accounting
  • Proficiency in programming (Matlab, VBA, R or SAS)
  • Other experience and knowledge considered an asset :
  • Market risk management (VaR) or counterparty risk management (XVA)
  • Understanding of the Front, Middle and Back office environment, including processes, systems, risks, limits, and controls
  • Breakdown and attribution of P&L
  • Skills required for the position;
  • Demonstrate technical, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Excellent ability to manage timelines and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Demonstrate initiative and autonomy
  • Keys to your success :

    KPMG individuals Deliver Impact Seek Growth Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

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    KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential.

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