My client is an international consulting firm, who are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Quantitative Risk & Valuations Manager to join their growing team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who seeks to contribute towards marketing and business development initiatives and also be involved in a wide range of critical issues relating to financial products in both contentious and non-contentious issues. The company has excellent career progression as well as strong salaries.
Responsibilities Provide effective project management of valuation engagements from inception to completion. Deliver clear, succinct and robust valuation reports that are fit for purpose and accessible to non-technical readers. Manage expectations and relationships skilfully through timely and appropriate communication. Manage junior team members on engagements ensuring they are appropriately briefed and coached. Assist in the appraisal and development of junior members of staff including identifying areas for development and collaboratively putting in place plans for addressing skill and knowledge deficits. Provide effective intellectual input and challenge to senior members of staff in the completion of projects with conceptual complications. Carry out relevant technical research relevant to a specific area of valuations - disseminate key findings to the valuation team.
Requirements Excellent academic background with potentially a professional qualification in accountancy or other related financial discipline (e.g. ACA or CFA) Significant valuation experience gained ideally from a major financial institution or another professional services firm. Strong knowledge and hands on experience of the valuation of financial products. Previous valuation experience or the building and / or validating model libraries obtained from within a leading investment house or buy-side firm. Strong attention to detail and able to maintain high levels of accuracy whilst working to tight deadlines. Ability to put together clear and concise papers setting out modelling approaches and valuation techniques applied. Strong business writing, analytical and excel modelling skills.