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Quantitative Senior Consultant Investments - Actuarial Services - EY

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

EY is looking for a Quantitative Senior Consultant with an investments background to join the Insurance Investments advisory team within EY Actuarial Services in our Amsterdam office. The Insurance Investments team works with clients in financial services with regulatory/risk and transformation (modelling) challenges in areas such as valuation and market risk. The team works closely with other financial services practitioners, such as Technology Consulting, bringing together the range of quantitative modelling and the consulting skillsets needed to support clients’ often highly specific and complex requirements. In this role you will be responsible for developing and maintaining financial models with the objective to further optimize them, applying data analytics and data visualization techniques.

The team also forms part of the EMEIA Investment Advisory team, comprised of 70 members with significant investment experience from a range of sectors including life and non-life insurance, pensions and asset management. Together, our team works across disciplines to form one of the most uniquely diverse investment teams in the market. Our comprehensive range of skills allows us to provide investment-related advice across an extensive range of hot topics.

Your key responsibilities

  • Participate in (quantitative) Investment advisory engagements in the area of Balance Sheet and Capital optimization as well as Valuation Services
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Perform investments related audit support for financials services audit engagement, applying a mindset to optimize the efficiency of these engagements (e.g. applying automatization techniques) 
  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support to senior team members
  • Support the senior team members in their activities as part of the EMEIA team
  • Build strong internal relationships within the Business Consulting practice, EMEIA Investment Advisory and across other services
  • Be proactive and come up with creative ideas to help the Insurance Investments continuously develop new and innovative solutions
  • Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting and retaining EYA professionals
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills

Skills and attributes for success

We are interested to hear from people with the right attitude for the job! That’s naturally entrepreneurial people that feed on the energy of a thriving global team. You’ll need a balance of technical, analytical and commercial skills, a creative approach to work and strong communication skills. If you’ve got interesting ideas on how we can do better as well as the confidence to voice them, this role is for you.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • 3-5 years of experience in Financial Services, either as part of an institution; in an advisory or business consulting capacity to such organizations or in the regulation of such institution
  • Strong academic background including at least a Master’s degree in quantitative finance, math, engineering or equivalent.
  • Experienced in one or more of the following topics: Market Risk, Illiquid assets, Derivative Pricing, Institutional investments/Asset management, Financial Services Regulation and Balance Sheet and Capital Optimization
  • Modelling background, including experience in model development of risk and valuation models and experience of standard techniques used.
  • Eagerness to drive future business development and contribute to the growth of the EY market solutions. Support senior team member drafting proposals, reports and developing commercial initiatives
  • Experience in executing complex projects, managing relevant stakeholders

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Professional Qualification e.g. CFA / AAG / FRM
  • Experience in any of the following software development environments: Python / R / VBA / Java / C++ / SQL / Matlab / .NET
  • Experience in AI and Machine Learning

What we offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. At EY, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, plus we offer you:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Find out more on about the many benefits to which you are entitled as employee at EY
 If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 

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EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

An (online) assessment and a pre employment screening are part of the application procedure. 
Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years,  integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry.


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Please send your application for Quantitative Senior Consultant Investments - Actuarial Services at EY in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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26 september 2022
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