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Consultant: Financial Risk Management - Zanders

Location: Zürich
Employment: Full-time
Together with in total 60 Financial Risk Management Consultants (95% have a quantitative background), you will focus on financial risk related projects for banks, insurers and asset managers.

Give your career a flying start!

We are looking for new talented colleagues who would like to combine their quantitative background with consultancy and finance. As a Consultant you are challenged to advise our clients in the financial sector about financial risk related complexities. Are you eager to learn, take on responsibility from an early stage and make an impact? Join Zanders!

Your role

You will join our Financial Risk Management consultants at our Swiss office. This small team is part of the larger team ‘Financial Institutions’ in The Netherlands. Together with in total 60 Financial Risk Management Consultants (95% have a quantitative background), you will focus on financial risk related projects for banks, insurers and asset managers. Your responsibilities include:

  • Advice and support financial institutions surrounding financial risk models, policies and governance
  • Implement complex financial risk management solutions at the client
  • Translate new regulatory requirements into risk models, processes and procedures

Four days a week you will work on-site at the client and on Friday you will work in Zurich (or in The Netherlands). On this day you will catch up your Zanders colleagues, join knowledge sessions and work on internal projects.

Furthermore, as a starting Consultant you will join our Zanders Talent Program. This program contains content related training, consultancy skills training and training to obtain you CFA level I.

Skills to be successful

  • Completed quantitative Master’s degree in Econometrics, Mathematics, Quantitative Finance or similar
  • Passion for statistical techniques and financial risk management
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and programming tools
  • Triggered by open dialogue, working against deadlines and flexible to travel
  • Fluency in English and preferably in German

We offer in return

  • Participation in the Zanders Talent Program which elevates your content knowledge and consultancy skills
  • Opportunity to advise a variety of well-recognized (global) financial institutions
  • Ability to grow and find your strengths in financial risk management
  • A lively and enterprising team and organization that encourages, motivates and focuses on its people

Who we are

We are a leading international consultancy firm focused on Treasury Management, Risk Management and Corporate Finance. From our offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Nordics, United States and Japan, our 190 consultants service corporates, financial institutions, public sector entities and NGO’s.

We believe that developing our people by investing in them and by sharing knowledge and experiences is our differentiator and key to success. That is why we create an inspiring work environment and foster our open, family atmosphere in which freedom, fun and flexibility play an important role. It is also why we aim to make our next project even more exciting and challenging.

By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Taking into account Zanders’ nature of enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process.

Bekijk ook de testimonial van collega Elise Moeijes


Information and application:


Please send your application for Consultant: Financial Risk Management at Zanders in Zürich including your CV via our website.

Job posted

14 september 2020
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More information:

Petra Wijnholds
HR Adviseur
t. +31 35 692 8989

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