Management Consulting, Financial Risk Management, Graduate Associate 2023

Function(s):  Advisory
Work Type:  Permanent
Job Categories:  Graduate Associates
Start Date for Applications:  27-Nov-2022
Closing Date for Applications: 

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

Job Description

KPMG Advisory’s Financial Risk Management (FRM) professionals help organisations enhance performance, enable better decision-making and satisfy compliance demands by shaping their risk strategy, improving risk-adjusted performance and implementing pragmatic recommendations. FRM provides deep industry knowledge, insightful opinions, and technology-enable delivery to help improve processes, governance and strategy to address financial and operational risks and drive business performance.

Our global network of experienced professionals offer tailored services to help clients mitigate financial exposures and navigate complex business issues by formalising protocols and contingency plans. FRM helps clients address complex challenges, create and protect sustainable business value, and transform risk into a strategic advantage.

KPMG Singapore is a leading FRM practice in Asia Pacific and is among the most diverse teams in the region. We are continually searching for talented individuals to join our team.

 

You would be expected to contribute in the following ways:

  • Performing valuations of derivative positions for our banking, financial institution and corporate clients;
  • Conduct reviews and analysis of financial risks in various banking, treasury and trading organisations;
  • Producing and analysing financial risk models, and assessing market data;
  • Support in the preparation of reports and other client deliverables;
  • Supporting business development initiatives, including the preparation and presentation of proposals;
  • Building and maintaining client relationships before, during and after engagements; and
  • Working closely with Partners and staff on client management, practice and business development activities.

 

Experience and skills required:

  • Excellent academic background, including a Bachelor or Master degree in a quantitative discipline (engineering, statistics, quantitative finance, applied mathematics, theoretical physics, financial engineering, etc.) preferably with a professional qualification in CFA/FRM;
  • Strong grasp of financial risk management (market risk, credit risk, operational risk, liquidity risk, etc.) concepts; An understanding of derivatives and financial instruments is required and knowledge of banking regulation is a plus;
  • Experience in planning, executing and delivering complex projects with multiple workstreams would be valuable;
  • Programming for quantitative analysis and data mining (e.g. using Excel, VBA, MatLab, C/C++, Python, R, SAS, or other risk software language)
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and presentation/report writing skills, combined with a good understanding of business dynamics and commercial value drivers;
  • Experience with statistics in risk, machine learning and AI would be an advantage also;
  • Willingness to travel for client engagements;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently; and
  • High proficiency in both verbal and written English is essential. Chinese or other Southeast Asian language skills are an added advantage.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.