Associate/Senior Associate, Pricing Centre, Banking & Capital Markets, London
The Pricing Centre, as part of the Banking & Capital Markets Group, provides valuation support to Deloitte's UK audit practice as well as supporting advisory engagements across industries.
The Centre performs fair value calculations across product types and asset classes, from vanilla bonds through to complex OTC derivatives.
We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us. Your role
As a member of the Pricing Centre, you will be handling valuation requests from across the UK firm. Valuations are performed using a combination of internally developed and externally purchased tools, as well as internal and external market data.
The successful candidate will assist in the provision of valuation services by the Pricing Centre, which may include:
•Valuing financial instruments and preparing detailed workings supporting the valuation
•Replicating trade structures in valuation tools
•Collating, assessing and using relevant market data
•Investigation of valuation differences e.g. performing sensitivity analysis
•Discussion with client staff to understand their valuation methodologies and inputs
•Discussion with senior Deloitte stakeholders on the results of valuation work
•Creation of bespoke pricing tools
•Performing model validation and related exercises
•Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution Your work, your choice
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London with occasional domestic and international travel
This is a permanent opportunity.
The role can be worked on a full-time / part-time basis. Your professional experience
A successful candidate will possess the following:
•Strong understanding of OTC derivatives (Equity, Fixed Income, FX)
•Ability to summarise complex topics succinctly
•Good technical, analytical and problem-solving skills
•Strong Excel skills
•Good programming skills in at least one of the following languages (VBA, MATLAB, Python, C, C++)
•A genuine interest in the Financial Markets
The following would be desirable
•Degree / qualification in quantitative finance, computer science or related fields
•Practical application of one or more of SQL Server, Tableau, PowerBI and Qlikview.
•Previous use of 3rd-party tools e.g. Bloomberg, Fincad etc Your service line: Audit & Assurance
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