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The Programme

Join Financial Accounting Advisory Services (Financial Services) within Assurance and you’ll assist our clients to address the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business. You’ll be part of a team that provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient finance function.

Within EY’s Financial Accounting Advisory Services (Financial Services) practice, the Financial Instruments Valuation team is a provider of independent valuation of financial instruments and experts assessment in Hedge Accounting. We provide assistance to other service line within EY to seamlessly and efficiently deliver our services that cover a broad spectrum of responsibilities faced with respect to financial instruments valuations.

The Opportunity

The Financial Instrument Valuation team provides support on valuation and quantitative analysis for internal and external clients, and related risk management area. Team member is expected to establish interaction with internal and external clients. There will be exposure to various asset classes (e.g. FX, Fixed Income, Equity, Commodity, Interest Rate, Credit, etc) and to various industry sectors (e.g. banking, private equity, hedge funds, transportation, commodities, utilities, oil & gas, REITS, internet-based firms, etc). The team is also responsible to complete various ad-hoc projects with external clients.

What You Will Do

As an intern in the Financial Instrument Valuation team, you’ll assist the assistants/experienced members in multiple client engagement teams in daily independent valuation under accounting framework, valuing standalone and embedded derivatives using existing pricing model, review of client’s valuation model, perform independent verification and validation of the pricing model and underlying assumptions/parameters and perform sensitivity analysis against various risk factors. You’ll also document the testing results and findings.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s/Master degree in quantitative finance, physics or engineering with strong programming skills.
  • Prior work experience is not required.
  • Highly motivated, able to multitask, work independently under minimum supervision and deliver top-quality results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, project-management, interpersonal and teaming skills.
  • Strong programming skills with demonstrated aptitude in quantitative analysis.
  • PC proficiency including preferably at least one Financial Engineering or statistical software package (e.g. Matlab or Spotfire), Bloomberg, Reuters, Super Derivatives, MS Excel/VBA.
  • Good project management skills.

What We Look For

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

Closed 4 months ago
Closed 4 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Singapore (Singapore)

  • Closing Date:18th Jan 2020, 6:00 pm

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