Risk Consultant - Capital Markets

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

The essentials

In terms of the asset classes or business units, this role would fit someone with academic knowledge and experience in retail, wholesale and trading book.

Expertise in statistical and mathematical modelling and prior experience with theoretical and business justifications of stress testing models is an essential requirement for this role.

This position will entail significant interaction with the banking and investment management clients to develop, implement, test and maintain risk models, in particular models related to regulatory and strategic stress testing.

Also very critical is the ability of the individual to be able to have a strong understanding of core regulatory principles (PRA/ EBA/ Fed). As such, this role would require the ability to multi-task and operate under aggressive deadlines.

  • Must have previous work experience at a commercial bank, investment bank, or consulting firm.
  • MS or PhD in a quantitative field and possesses strong quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with some programming languages such as C++/C#, R, SAS, VBA and SQL is also required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to assess technical information and present key findings.


In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply


We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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