Risk Consultant (fluency in French and English) Paris

 Location: Paris
 Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Meraki Talent are currently recruiting for a fluent French Risk Consultant to join a global consultancy firm in Paris.

As part of the development of its audit and consulting activities for financial services, the firm has created a dedicated Risk practice to support its development in the FS team.

You will enjoy living a cosmopolitan lifestyle in one of the most beautiful and magical cities in the world. Known for its grand boulevards, historic sights, cobbled stone streets and romantic spots, you will not only benefit from the culture of this city but also experience the excellent healthcare, generous annual leave entitlement and affordable public transport. With so many fantastic activities to enjoy, restaurants to sample, museums and parks to explore, Paris is a fantastic option not just for your professional development but also for your personal enjoyment.

As part of your assignments, you will work for financial institutions on the following subjects:

Risk and Compliance Management:

  •          Accompaniment of the risk departments in the issues of review or improvement of processes,
  •          Review of the organization of risk departments following changes in regulatory requirements (eg Risk Appetite Framework & Risk Identification),
  •          Analysis of the impacts related to regulatory changes (data protection, regulatory capital, etc.).
  •          Assistance in the selection and / or deployment of risk management tools,
  •          Structuring and supervision of "Task Force" for implementation of remediation actions,
  •          Risk mapping and assessment of internal control system as well as monitoring / implementation of recommendations.

Transformation of the accounting and finance function:

  •          Conduct of diagnosis and definition of target organizational model in a perspective of convergence between Finance and Risk functions,
  •          Impact study of regulatory projects such as Basel Committee texts, EBA guidelines or IFRS accounting standards (IFRS4, IFRS9, etc.).

ARM (Actuarial & Risk Management):

  •          Assistance with calibration and implementation of modelling assumptions,
  •          Stochastic or deterministic modelling, within the framework of the new regulatory requirements within banking institutions (Basel 2 / 2.5 / 3),
  •          Market risk (FRTB) and counterparty risk (CVA, DVA),
  •          ALM modelling,
  •          Provisioning models and stress-testing device.

Delegated internal audit:

  •          Accompanied the Internal Audit and General Inspection teams of banking institutions in the context of various periodic control missions.

The profile of the Risk Consultant

  •          Fluency in French and English
  •          Experience specialised in information systems (engineering school or university)
  •          2+ years’ experience in auditing / IT consulting, ideally specialised in the financial sector.
  •          Strong skills in IT audit missions, IT audit methodology
  •          Manipulation and optimization of relational databases (SQL)
  •          Development of solutions and use of new technologies.

The following skills are all a plus:

  •          PCAOB IT Audit Experience;
  •          Knowledge of accounting and regulatory matters related to the sector (IFRS 9, Basel 3, BCBS, TRIM,  etc.);
  •          IT development (Node.js, Python, R, VBA, SAS, etc.).

If this sounds like an opportunity you’d like to hear more about, please get in touch today. Call Jenna Gallagher on +44 141 648 9416 or email jenna.gallagher@merakitalent.com     

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Consultant - International

Jenna Gallagher


Jenna is part of our international accountancy team, with a focus on corporate finance across France, Luxembourg, Germany and Switzerland. Jenna prides herself on being a professional, approachable, honest and knowledgeable consultant at all times with clients and candidates.