Senior Valuation Specialist


 New York - United States, United States       Permanent contract        Corporate Finance / Accounting

Mission

We are seeking a Senior Valuation Specialist with excellent theoretical and practical understanding of asset back products and other asset classes products. The individual will be involved in several functions including:

  • Maintain and enhance current procedures and methodologies documentation
  • Manage the analysis of existing complex transactions and the launch of new products
  • Manage the communication to management and F/O of the monthly moves of the reserves and IPV and their analysis
  • Meets with internal or external auditors and regulators on selected activities
  • Provide expertise in asset backed products and one or several other asset classes among Fixed Income or Equity Derivatives, including exotic activities
  • Provide analysis on market evolution; investigate local valuation issues; give opinion on new products valuation methodology and setup.
  • Provide support to the Front Office on valuation methodologies and adjustments on all activities originated in America
  • Interact regularly with Paris VAL team; share knowledge with other finance teams; build trust and partnership with trading desks.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors, and regulators on selected activities

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Profile

Technical Skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the financial markets, the main actors and the different types of products and asset classes
  • Understanding of financial instruments valuation and especially Asset Backed Products
  • Understanding of accounting principles relating to valuing financial instruments
  • Be cognizant of the regulatory environment
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Proficiency with VBA, SQL or Python
Competencies
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Able to organize his/her work efficiently and to work self-sufficiently
  • Able to communicate effectively across the organization including with the top management
  • Willing to work hard
  • Quick learner
Prior Work Experience
  • 7+ years of prior experience in a Product Control Group or Market Risk environment
Education
  • Advanced degree, a high GPA with a major in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics or another relevant business major
  • Coursework in accounting, financial engineering and/or valuation of financial instruments
Language
  • English
  • French a plus

Environment

The Finance Department of Global Banking and Investor Solutions (GBIS), is a global organization with local presence, providing the same set of services through global and efficient processes and consistent norms.  Our Core Missions are: Quality and timeliness of GBIS financial statements; Assisting GBIS management and all Business Lines in their steering with actionable reports on financial performance and forecasts; Independent certification of all financial aggregates, in particular the daily P&L explanation on Market Activities; Financial communication and benchmarking; Providing expertise on accounting, prudential and tax norms and ensuring the compliance of these norms.
Job code: 19000N2G
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 30/09/2019
Date of publication: 07/08/2019
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Senior Valuation Specialist

Permanent contract   |   New York - United States   |   Corporate Finance / Accounting