Senior Consultant: Financial Risk Management (UK)

To contribute to the growth of our team in the UK we are seeking a client facing, driven experienced consultant to compliment the London office. Ideally with the ambition to work in a smaller team currently going through a startup phase. Engaging in a variety of risk related projects which demand flexibility and strategic thinking.

The role

You will join our ‘Financial Institutions’ team, a team of 50 Financial Risk Management Consultants (99% have a quantitative background). This team focuses on financial risk related projects for banks, insurers and asset managers. The team operates from our offices in The Netherlands, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

You will be involved in managing client projects, networking and contributing ideas and thought leadership. This is an ideal opportunity for a consultant or someone in banking to take the next step in their career. The role therefore offers entrepreneurship and the opportunity contribute to the content development of our FRM services.

Four days a week you will work on-site at the client with a team of Zanders colleagues. On Friday you will work at the London office. On this day you will catch up with your Zanders colleagues, join knowledge sessions and work on internal projects.

Responsibilities

  • Advise financial institutions about their financial risk models, policies and governance
  • Support our clients in the implementation of their treasury and risk measurement and management
  • Translate (new) rules and regulations into business processes
  • Identify business opportunities for both existing and/or potential clients
  • Contribute to the knowledge sharing and development within the team
  • Proactively extending consultancy skills and the specialized knowledge necessary
  • Take project responsibility on the client’s site
  • Contribute to knowledge sharing and development within the team

Skills to be successful

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree, preferably in Econometrics or another quantitative study
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience in the field of financial risk management
  • Content knowledge surrounding ALM, market risk, credit risk and/or liquidity risk management
  • Familiarity with various financial products and their derivatives and with the regulatory landscape
  • Experience in consulting would be an advantage
  • Fluent in English with a second European language considered an advantage
  • Open to travel, mainly within Europe
  • Aspiration to work in a dynamic niche consultancy with the ambition of further developing content knowledge
  • Pro-active and entrepreneurial spirit, in combination with strong team work ethics

We offer in return

We offer an ambitious, international and fun working environment. We find a healthy work-life balance very important and offer the flexibility needed to combine a career as a consultant with a busy personal life. We have ambitious growth targets for the coming years and are looking for people who want to help us realize these targets. Whether you want to develop new markets, products, clients or expertise areas, there is ample room for your initiatives and ambitions. In addition we offer the following:

  • The possibility to specialize and develop professionally, taking on personal responsibility for client projects from an early stage. Our culture is informal, transparent and thrives on the open exchange of ideas and knowledge between our consultants from various departments
  • The opportunity to establish yourself as a subject matter expert in your chosen field
  • Opportunity to work alongside a variety of clients and consultants, enabling you to build new skills quickly to add to your credibility and value
  • Varied and personal training program to elevate your soft skills and content knowledge
  • A fun and enterprising team and organization that encourages, motivates and focuses on its people

Who we are

We are an international specialized consultancy firm advising global organizations within treasury management, risk management and corporate finance. Our clients choose us because of our specialist and trend setting ideas surrounding financial solutions. Our 160 Consultants work from our offices in The Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, United States and Switzerland.

Zanders encourages its employees to share their ideas and to remain at the forefront of innovative services and solutions. We offer the possibility to specialize and develop professionally, taking on personal responsibility for client projects from an early stage. Our culture is transparent and thrives on the open exchange of ideas and knowledge between colleagues.

By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Taking into account Zanders’ nature of enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process.

 

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