EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
The Structured Finance Advisory Services (SFAS) group, is a group within FSO that specializes in addressing varying needs of market participants in the securitization marketplace across asset classes, including asset- backed securities (ABS), commercial mortgage- backed securities (CMBS), residential mortgage- backed securities (RMBS) and collateralized loan obligations (CLO). The securitization market is a dynamic marketplace, continuously evolving with new regulations and technological advances every day. This a great opportunity to work in this fast-paced environment, lead diverse engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients and lead business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.
Your Key Responsibilities
The SFAS Valuation Analysis and Pricing (VAP) Team provides an array of services to the firm’s audit clients in the analysis of their portfolios of fixed income investments, including ABS, CMBS, RMBS and CLOs. Our team leverages our market knowledge and third party technology platforms in order to provide in depth analysis on structured product securities.
Managing and motivating teams with diverse skills and backgrounds in an inclusive team-oriented work environment
Playing an active role in counseling and mentoring junior consultants
Reviewing stratifications of client portfolios and leading discussions with audit teams
Leading discussions with audit clients on methodologies and assumptions on the valuation of fixed income securities
Leading teams in obtaining and evaluating cash flow modeling assumptions from third party market providers
Liaising with third party pricing providers to stay abreast on market events and sentiment
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor’s degree and approximately 5 years structured finance experience or Master’s degree and approximately 3 years structured finance experience. Degree in finance, economics, mathematics, accounting, engineering or a related discipline; MBA or MS preferred
Modeling and valuation experience with fixed income securities
Working knowledge of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Regulation AB 1122 compliance reporting
Demonstrated project management, teaming, analytical and problem-solving skills
Flexibility and willingness to travel and work in excess of standard hours when necessary to meet client deadlines; valid driver’s license and passport to meet travel requirements
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Bloomberg, Intex, Moody’s Wall Street Analytics, Citigroup Yieldbook and transparency tools of pricing vendors
Strong communication skills
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience leading structured finance advisory projects within a large financial institution or consulting firm.
What we look for
Individuals who demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities, professional knowledge, the ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge and possess good business acumen. Integrity within a professional environment
Internal Number: HOB000K1
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