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EY GDS - Assistant Director - Complex Securities Valuations (12-15 yrs)

Bangalore/Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 867974

EY-Strategy and Transactions (SaT)- VME Assistant Director

As part of our EY-Valuations team, you will help clients understand the value of their business, securities, intellectual property, capital equipment, intangibles and other assets. The group is comprised of several key areas, including business valuation, business modeling, capital equipment and complex securities.

The opportunity

We are looking for Assistant Director with expertise in Complex Securities Valuations to join EY-VME (Valuation, Modelling and Economics). Over the last 20 years, innovative new products have dramatically increased the complexity of the financial markets, from stock options to compensate and motivate employees, to structured products allowing institutions to repackage and transfer risk, to other more exotic instruments designed to meet almost any goal two parties can agree on. Complex Securities Valuation team has been growing rapidly to meet these challenges.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a leading firm and develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring, and learning & development. Specifically, you will be a part of the team that uses sophisticated techniques from financial engineering to assist clients in understanding and valuing financial derivatives and other complex securities, for financial reporting, tax and regulatory compliance, transaction support and corporate strategy.

Your key responsibilities

- Manage multiple client engagement teams, taking a lead role in understanding clients- needs, conducting analyses and reporting results

- Lead teams in developing models to value a variety of financial instruments and to analyze various business situations, using option pricing theory, fixed income and structured finance models, Monte Carlo simulation, statistical analysis, optimization, decision analysis and other techniques from the financial engineering or decision sciences literature

- Challenge yourself to continually learn and teach, mentoring others while developing your own career

- Take ownership of your projects, while working collaboratively with other team members

- Maintain and develop positive, productive, and professional relationships with clients and winning repeat business

Skills and attributes for success

- Experience in valuing complex securities, including options, warrants, fixed income securities, structured products and other derivatives, or in analyzing complex business situations using quantitative models

- Excellent analytical, project-management, communication, interpersonal, and teaming skills

- The ability to work within a given budget and schedule, providing top-quality results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

- PC proficiency including at least one Financial Engineering or statistical software package (e.g. Matlab or Stata), Bloomberg, MS Excel/VBA, Word, and PowerPoint

- Achievement of or significant progress towards a CFA, FRM, PRM or ASA/AM designation is a plus, with an expectation of the completion of one designation within a given timeframe.

To qualify for the role, you must have

- An advanced degree (masters or Ph.D.) in a quantitative discipline, with demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis, or equivalent experience

- A minimum of 4-6 years of relevant experience with a national valuation firm or accounting firm's valuation practice, or in quantitative management or litigation consulting, investment banking, private equity/venture capital or commercial banking

Ideally, you- ll also have

- An advanced degree (masters or Ph.D.) in a quantitative discipline, with demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis of financial instruments, or equivalent experience

- Excellent analytical, project-management, communication, interpersonal, and teaming skills

- The ability to work within a given budget and schedule, providing top-quality results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

- Should have developed / reviewed models in Excel/VBA, R, Python, Matlab

- Achievement of or significant progress towards a CFA, FRM, PRM or ASA/AM designation is a plus, with an expectation of the completion of one designation within a given timeframe

The successful candidate must be committed to staying at the cutting edge of both, latest derivative valuation techniques and the financial and accounting standards that guide the use of these techniques.

What we look for

- A Team of people with commercial acumen, technical experience and enthusiasm to learn new things in this fast-moving environment

- An opportunity to be a part of market-leading, multi-disciplinary team of 1400 + professionals, in the only integrated global transaction business worldwide.

- Opportunities to work with EY SaT practices globally with leading businesses across a range of industries

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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