Senior Associate, Market Value Direct
PwC
Wellington
4d ago

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

It’s an incredibly exciting time to join PwC New Zealand. As part of our new strategy - The New Equation, we’re investing in the digital upskilling of all our people to ensure they have the right knowledge, skills and tools to succeed in a digital future.

Invest in your future by joining a firm that will invest in your skills. Be a part of The New Equation.

Ngā Kōrero mo tēnei tūranga / About the role

As a Asia Pacific centre of excellence, the MVD (Market Value Direct) team focuses on supporting clients and audit teams across the region by estimating appropriate valuations on their financial instruments from simple equity holdings to complex structured products.

Many of PwC’s clients hold financial instruments equities, debt, derivatives, etc. The problem is, it helps to have an independent view on the value of these transactions.

Whether it’s estimating the valuation impact of credit risk, capturing the impact of complex terms or managing poor or non-existent input data, this can be a real challenge and that’s where clients turn to PwC’s MVD team for help.

As a Senior Associate, you will deliver valuations and other quantitative engagements to clients and audit teams. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include :

Performing valuations of financial instruments - ranging from simple to complex structures.

Supporting delivery of quantitative engagements to clients - including model reviews, market risk services, and regulatory assessments.

Coaching junior staff members in relation to market best practice for financial instrument valuation techniques.

Liaising closely with clients and audit teams to ensure efficient delivery of engagements.

Peer reviewing workings and reports completed by other team members to ensure quality outputs are produced.

Ngā pūkenga kei a koe / Skills and experience

Tertiary qualification(s) in a quantitative field - for example Maths, Engineering, Physics.

Some coding knowledge (e.g. Python, VBA etc).

Significant understanding of financial instruments with practical experience in the valuation of derivatives.

An ability to successfully deliver multiple engagements concurrently.

Attention to detail and ability to self-check or check workings of others to ensure quality delivery of output and service.

Strong communication skills with an ability to collaborate effectively within a team environment in addition to being able to successfully convey engagement progress, issues rising, and observations to various stakeholders.

Ngā āhuatanga hirahira o te mahi ki PwC / Highlights of working at PwC NZ

Unrivalled level of access to industry expertise, both locally and through our wider global network of member firms, where you’ll be enabled by cutting-edge technology.

Dress for your day and flex your schedule in alignment with team and client needs

Inclusive 18 weeks paid parental leave policy for all parents - mums, dad’s, caregivers with no minimum service!

Enhanced leave capabilities - an opportunity to purchase additional leave and two staff recognition days available each year

Paid volunteer days available through our PwC Foundation - help to resolve the societal issue of children’s welfare in New Zealand through ToiToi and FliP

Digital upskilling through our Digital Academy

Mo te aha tāu e tatari ana? / What are you waiting for?

Hit the Apply Now button! If you still need some convincing and want to learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, visit https : / / www.

pwc.co.nz / careers.html

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