KPMG in Malaysia

SA/Assistant Manager /Manager - FRM - Market Risk (Petaling Jaya)

Petaling Jaya
Not disclosed
11 Jun 2024
11 Jul 2024
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
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KPMG’s Financial Risk Management (FRM) practice is a specialized service line of KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice, focusing on financial risk management services for financial and non-financial institutions in Malaysia and the ASEAN region. FRM’s core services are Basel related services, corporate treasury, valuation of financial instruments and risk modeling. The candidate should ideally have experience within the banking industry, with knowledge of and exposure to risk management functions. Experience in corporate treasury functions is also favorable.


We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Associate / Assistant Manager / Manager to provide experience and to help our expanding FRM team further develop its leading market position in the provision of banking advisory services. Depending on experience and skills, the role will include the delivery and management of Basel II & III / risk management projects, business development and marketing work for our services, and staff management for ensuring the future growth of the Financial Services Advisory practice in Malaysia and potentially abroad. We offer successful candidates an attractive remuneration package and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting environment. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Perform valuation/modeling/model validation of a wide variety of financial instruments, including fixed income products, interest rate, FX, equity derivatives, etc
  • Perform quantitative advisory services to implement market risk system (valuation models, VaR, sensitivities, stress-testing, back-testing, capital calculation, etc) of financial institutions
  • Supervise junior team members and contribute to their career development
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Build strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other service


  • BSc/ MSc/ PhD in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Financial Engineering/ Mathematics/ Statistic/ Finance)
  • Strong programming skills and proficiency in VBA/Matlab/C++/etc
  • Certified Financial Analyst or Financial Risk Manager or equivalent qualification is a plus
  • Multi-year working experience in derivative instruments (including exotic Interest rate, FX and equity products) valuation, market risk measurement, and models development and validation
  • Strong product and market knowledge in relation to derivatives and related valuation/ risk management issues
  • Familiar with valuation/market risk system implementation is a plus
  • Ability to work independently to resolve unstructured problems
  • Ability to interact confidently with clients in discussing pricing and modeling issues
  • Team player who has leadership potential
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Closing Date: Dec. 31, 2024

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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