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Quantitative Risk & Valuation Executive

£33,000 to £37,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Ideas People Trust We re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today s changing world. Our clients are Britain s economic engine ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy - and the owners and management teams that lead them. We ll broaden your horizons Our Advisory team provide a wide variety of services that deliver value-led advice and outcomes. They have an in-depth knowledge of business, industry sectors and markets and understand the constantly changing risks and opportunities at the heart of our clients affairs. The team work across strategy, operations and improvement as well as at a transactional and defined project level. From technology to risk advisory, they re experts in following through on top-level instructions and resolving the finer details all in one straight-forward package. When you join them, you ll work on some of the world's most exciting financial operations and business deals, building your experience and expertise alongside the brightest minds in the industry. We ll help you succeed Our clients trust us because of the quality of our advice. That quality grows from a thorough understanding of their business, and that understanding comes from working closely with clients and building long-lasting relationships You ll be an Executive responsible for assisting with the delivery of a portfolio of projects and for the timely delivery of services. You ll work closely and support Managers, Directors and Partners with engagements. The position benefits from rigorous on-the-job training from senior team members with significant experience in investment banking and consulting. Opportunities for undertaking further financial (e.g. CFA, FRM) or quantitative (e.g. CQF) qualifications will also be available. You ll also: 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. Ensure that the firms risk management and client take-on procedures have appropriately been complied with. Assist with effective project management of valuation engagements from inception to completion. Deliver clear, succinct and robust valuation models and reports that are fit for purpose and accessible to non-technical readers. You'll be someone with: Master s degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or Computer Science Strong professional interest in the fields of finance and financial instrument valuation, hedging and structuring. Intellectual curiosity and an analytical mind-set. An interest in applying tools from finance, mathematics and data science to provide pragmatic and robust solutions to real-world problems. knowledge of the valuation of financial products gained either from university courses, experience in a bank/consultancy or self-study initiatives. Good knowledge of mathematics as applied to finance and financial product valuation. Some programming skills in a high-level language (e.g. Python, R, MATLAB, Excel VBA) and/or experience with econometric software packages (e.g. STATA, SAS). Strong business writing, analytical and modelling skills. Effective written and oral communication skills. Excellent academic background and a track record of academic achievement. You ll be able to be yourself; we ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We re committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task in hand. At BDO, we ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development. We re in it together Mutual support and respect is one of BDO s core values and we re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs. We can provide the best support for our clients and people when we re working side by side. Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work. We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for our clients and satisfying experiences at work, so we ve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you ll never stop learning at BDO. We re looking forward to the future At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy. Our success is powered by our people, which is why we re always finding new ways to invest in them. Across 17 UK locations, we are 6,500 unique minds coming together to help our clients reach their ambitions. We ve got a clear purpose, and we re confident in our future, because we re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better
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  • Job Reference: 705691269-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BDO
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £33,000 to £37,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent