US/Canada - Platinion- Risk Management & Financial Engineering - Financial Engineering- Manager

Location:

New York

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

About Us

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Practice Area Profile

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design. We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

Role Profile

At BCG Platinion, our Financial Engineering team leads organizations in best practices at the intersection of quantitative finance and data analytics.  Our financial engineering managers are experts in quantitative analysis, modeling financial products, data manipulation, and visualization techniques.

In this role you will combine relevant technical skills to enhance clients’ end to end modeling processes and help support the growth of our Financial Engineering practice.

Financial Engineering Managers at BCG Platinion are:

·       Collaborative. They are interdisciplinary team players who seek alignment and establish relationships ranging from cross-functional stakeholder groups to existing security teams.

·       Comfortable with ambiguity. They know the path forward isn’t always well-defined. They are comfortable and confident working through the unknown.

·       Technical experts. They are critical thinkers and have extensive financial engineering expertise that drives novel solutions routed in complexity.

·       Change agents. They know how to make change happen across an organization. They can align and onboard teams to implement robust technical solutions. They embrace complex challenges and guide an organization to optimize their end to end modeling processes.

You’re Good At:

  • Development, validation, and review of complex models or financial structures
  • Optimization, Monte Carlo analysis, Scenario design and generation
  • Data manipulation with a variety of programming languages
  • Writing model documentation related to clients’ internal requirements
  • Interfacing with and providing advice to senior leaders of top-tier organizations
  • Supporting development of risk management topics: Agile, AML, CCAR, and CECL
  • Structuring projects to achieve timely completion of deliverables
  • Mentoring and leading team members in the financial engineering field to develop talent, provide direction, and oversee output and projects
  • Contributing to BCG Platinion by assisting w/business development through writing proposals, scoping projects, and validating the value of financial engineering
  • Leading midsize to large projects as a project manager

Your Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in Finance, Economics, Physics, or a related quantitative field
  • 6+ years of experience in risk modeling, optimization, statistics, or quantitative finance
  • Experience in financial engineering or risk management with a top consulting firm, bank, fund, or wealth management firm
  • Strong understanding of financial products and applicable modeling skills:
    • Free Cash Flow modeling, Capital Budgeting techniques, NPV, IRR
    • PPNR, CVA, Ops Risk, Retail/Wholesale, Structured products (ABS, RMBS, etc.)
  • Expert programming skills in Python, SAS,  SQL, VBA, R, MATLAB, or C++
  • Strong data visualization skills in Power BI, Tableau, or DOMO
  • Ability to manage client relationships
  • A results-oriented, team-player attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to work with clients and BCG teams. The amount of travel will depend on client needs and nature of projects.

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design.

We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.


Date Posted:

01-May-2019

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