Join Financial Accounting Advisory Services (Financial Services) within Assurance and you’ll assist our clients to address the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business.  You’ll be part of a team that provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient finance function.

Within EY’s Financial Accounting Advisory Services (Financial Services) practice, the Financial Instruments Valuation team is a provider of independent valuation of financial instruments and experts assessment in Hedge Accounting. We provide assistance to other service line within EY to seamlessly and efficiently deliver our services that cover a broad spectrum of responsibilities faced with respect to financial instruments valuations.

About the opportunity 

The Financial Instrument Valuation team provides support on valuation and quantitative analysis for internal and external clients, and related risk management area. Team member is expected to establish interaction with internal and external clients. There will be exposure to various asset classes (e.g. FX, Fixed Income, Equity, Commodity, Interest Rate, Credit, etc) and to various industry sectors (e.g. banking, private equity, hedge funds, transportations, commodity, utilities, oil & gas, REITS, internet-based firms, etc). The team is also responsible to complete various ad-hoc projects with external clients.

Your key responsibilities

As an intern in the Financial Instrument Valuation team, you’ll assist the assistants/seniors in multiple client engagement teams in daily independent valuation under accounting framework, valuing standalone and embedded derivatives using existing pricing model, review of client’s valuation model, perform independent verification and validation of the pricing model and underlying assumptions/parameter and perform sensitivity analysis against various risk factors. You’ll also document the testing results and findings.

Skills and attributes for success

Highly motivated, able to multi-task, work independently under minimum supervision and deliver top-quality results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Excellent analytical, communication, project-management, interpersonal and teaming skills
Strong programming skill with demonstrated aptitude in quantitative analysis
PC proficiency including preferably at least one Financial Engineering or statistical software package (e.g. Matlab or Spotfire), Bloomberg, Reuters, Super Derivatives, MS Excel/VBA 

To qualify for the role you must have the following

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s/Master degree in quantitative finance, physics or engineering with strong programming skills
  • Prior work experience is not required

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Good project management skills

Please note that for your application to be considered, you are required to upload the following documents together with your online application:

  • Full detailed resume
  • Latest university transcript
  • NRIC or student pass (for foreign students)

Only applications with complete set of data and documents will be considered.

Important: Candidates must be able to commit to 10-week internship from 14 May 2018 to 20 July 2018.  

What we look for 

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that 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, we’ll 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.

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