With more than 5,400 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.
In FTI Consulting's Economic and Financial Consulting (EFC) practice, we help our clients navigate legal, regulatory and international arbitration proceedings while supporting strategic decision making and public policy debates around the world. Delivering incisive interpretation of complex economic issues has made us a global leader in this field.
In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), we have teams based in London and Paris, who work closely with teams around the globe. The London team comprises over 130 professional staff.
About The Capital Markets Services Team
The Capital Markets Services team within EFC advises decision makers in diverse circumstances. We provide expertise in complex financial instruments and derivatives to clients globally. We cumulate decades of experience in trading, investment management, valuation and risk management covering multiple asset classes including equity, fixed income, credit, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates and energy.
We serve a wide range of market participants and offer cross-industry expertise to clients globally (buy side, sell side, financial intermediaries and regulators). We combine our quantitative skills with unrivalled industry expertise, market research, cutting-edge technology, and insightful data to provide financial instrument valuation services and risk management expertise in special and complex situations, such as:
Disputes, Litigation & Arbitration: We leverage our trading, investment management, valuation, risk management and regulation knowledge to provide independent expertise and testimony in disputes, litigation and arbitration globally.
Investigations: We rely on our deep expertise with financial instruments and trading environments to assist market participants or regulators in the context of investigations.
Transaction advisory: We provide support in transactions where trading, valuation and risk expertise is central to understanding and valuing a financial instrument in the context of mergers, acquisitions, liquidation, close-outs or restructurings.
Risk advisory: We leverage our critical thinking, trading, investment-management and valuation expertise as well as our proprietary models, cutting-edge technology and data analytics capabilities to provide best-of-class, tailored and strategic operational, market, credit, liquidity and model risk advice and solutions.
What You Will Do
Consultants are expected to carry out quantitative, industry and market analysis; take responsibility for the completeness and accuracy of their own research and analyses; and report their findings in a clear, concise and structured way
Who We Are Looking For
Suitable candidates will be problem-solvers who enjoy developing and applying bespoke approaches to solve complex, unstructured problems in a logical manner. Candidates will have strong analytical skills and be able to explain their work and communicate their conclusions and findings clearly, both verbally and in writing. The ideal candidate will have an eye for both the big picture and the finer detail.
The following knowledge and competencies are essential:
a good understanding of financial instruments, derivatives valuation and risk management techniques in at least one asset class (equity, fixed income, credit, foreign exchange, interest rates, commodities, energy);
capacity to critically evaluate different sources of information and assumptions;
ability to apply and support the development of robust methods to address complex economic and financial issues;
ability to produce high quality work and create efficiencies in research and analytical tasks in a restricted time environment;
good time management skills while managing and prioritising multiple tasks;
proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and
intermediate programming knowledge (e.g. Python, R Studio, C ).
In addition, the following knowledge and competencies are desired:
familiarity with global financial market policies and regulations ;
knowledge of recent financial markets developments, such as algorithmic trading, ESG investments and derivatives, cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrencies' derivatives;
experience in producing written summaries of analyses and research;
knowledge of financial systems and data providers (e.g. Bloomberg, Reuters);
proficiency at speaking and writing in another European language is considered a plus.
Basic Qualifications And Experience
The qualifications and experience that we typically look for in Consultant candidates:
BA/BSc, MSc, or PhD in a quantitative discipline;
studying towards or having completed a relevant professional qualification (e.g. CFA, CQF, FRM, CAIA) is considered an advantage;
relevant work experience in quantitative finance, derivative valuation or risk management roles in investment banking, asset management or energy/commodity trading. Prior work experience in an advisory capacity and prior experience at delivering work product in a contentious context (litigation, arbitration, investigations or disputes) are considered a plus; and
sufficient (at least two years) of relevant professional experience to demonstrate the ability to be an effective Consultant and alignment with our firm's values of integrity, creativity, achievement, respect and empathy.
Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.
We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.
About FTI Consulting
What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.
FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .
FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.