Strategy and Transactions- Complex Securitites- Senior Manager
Ernst & Young Global
 Los Angeles, CA

Our Complex Securities team is

part of the Transactions and Corporate Finance practice. We advise our clients on the economics and

valuation of complex financial securities through the application of sophisticated

techniques in the areas of corporate finance, data & economic analysis, and

financial engineering. Our work spans

different disciplines in the capital markets, including equities, fixed income,

credit, derivatives, and the structured products markets. If youâre passionate about delivering the

highest quality advice to clients, this rapidly growing team is perfect for

you.

The opportunity

As a member of our national team,

youâll work on a broad variety of financial instruments and perform analyses

for many purposes including assisting clients with their corporate finance strategy,

M&A transactions, and regulatory reporting, to name a few. Youâll be

working in an intensive learning environment in which you will be a key team

member developing new solutions and models, performing research and analyses,

raising issues and challenging assumptions. In return weâll support you throughout

your career and offer you an outstanding environment in which to develop your

skills and make an impact. You will have

the opportunity to be part of a larger Transactions and Corporate Finance team

that creates and delivers broad, analytics-enabled solutions that align to our

clientâs focus on finance strategy, buy and integrate, sell and separate

decisions, and reshaping of results.

What to expect

You will be seen as an expert in

quantitative finance and in the analysis and valuation of complex financial

instruments. As part of an innovative, cutting edge group that solves complex and

challenging problems, you will also hone your communication and client delivery

skills by becoming accustomed to presenting our complex analyses to audiences

with highly diverse technical backgrounds. By joining our team, youâll be part

of a culture in which drive, collaboration, enthusiasm, and the willingness to

try new methods and approaches are the keys to success.

Your key responsibilities

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You'll lead engagement teams to drive results, and

work with your clients on a daily basis. You will take ownership of multiple

engagement projects and work collaboratively with other team members. You'll

serve as practice leader and role model for junior members of the team by

developing, training, and mentoring team members at the Staff, Senior, and

Manager levels.

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Advising clients on corporate

finance and the valuation of complex financial instruments

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Conducting research on

the fixed income and equity markets and on individual companies

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Developing valuation

models, including binomial lattice and Monte Carlo simulation models

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Using our proprietary

valuation models for valuing financial instruments, estimating market

parameters and inputs for valuation models

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Analyzing financial

instruments using data visualization tools, modern statistics, and machine learning

techniques

·

Presenting your results

and findings to the team and to clients

·

Analyzing and

performing due diligence on credit and expected losses

·

Working with clients

to establish valuation processes and documentation

Skills and attributes

· Strong financial and quantitative

analysis skills.

· Strong problem-solving skills.

· Excellent verbal and written

business English skills.

· Intellectual curiosity.

To

qualify for the role you must have

·

A bachelor's degree

and at least 8 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and at

least 7 years of related work experience, or an advanced degree (master's or

Ph.D.) in a quantitative discipline, with demonstrated aptitude in quantitative

and qualitative analysis of financial instruments desired.

·

Minimum of 5 years of

relevant experience with a national valuation firm or accounting firm's

valuation practice, or in investment banking, private equity/venture capital or

commercial banking.

·

Demonstrated aptitude

to quantitative and qualitative analysis of financial instruments which may

include options, warrants, fixed income & hybrid securities, structured

products and other derivatives

·

Proficiency in at

least one of the following programming languages: Python, R, Matlab, or VBA

·

Knowledge of Bloomberg,

Thomson Reuters, or Capital IQ is a plus

·

Experience in

developing web-based applications and working with large datasets is a plus

·

Ability to work

within a given budget and schedule, providing top-quality results in a

fast-paced, dynamic environment

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team

prioritizing multiple tasks, deadlines, and project stakeholders

·

A strong work ethic,

strong communications skills, and demonstrate an ability to work in a dynamic

environment full of new challenges and ideas

·

The flexibility and

the willingness to travel occasionally

Ideally, youâll also have

·

Achievement of or

significant progress towards a CFA, FRM, PRM or ASA/AM designation is a plus,

with an expectation of the completion of one designation within a given

timeframe.

What we look for

Weâre interested in people who are

rigorous in their thought processes, are able to work under pressure and multitask,

and are committed to meeting deadlines. Youâll also need plenty of enthusiasm,

positivity and energy, paired with a thirst to learn. So, if youâre ready to

bring eagerness and new perspectives, youâre a perfect fit for the Complex

Securities team.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where

youâll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you

bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical

and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of three weeks of

vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range

of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and

social wellbeing. Plus we offer:

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Support

and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the profession

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Opportunities

to develop new skills and progress in your career

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Gained

flexibility through two-way communication and commitment with your engagement

teams

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and

advisory services, weâre using the finance products, expertise and systems

weâve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture

that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to

make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the

most passionate people, weâll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020

a reality.

If you can

confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as

soon as possible.

Join us in building a better

working world. Apply now.

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