Junior Statistician / Econometrician for Credit Risk team

Information about the position

Place of work

Žižkova 9, Bratislava

Contract type


Job description, responsibilities and duties

As one of the fastest growing teams in the advisory market, we are looking for new junior statisticians / econometricians for our credit risk team. You will become a member of a young team of 30 professionals with mainly mathematical background. The majority of projects will be delivered from Bratislava; however, travel is expected to be part of your role. Our clients are global financial groups operating in Central Europe, the US and other regions of the world. We are assisting them with various credit risk process improvements, model development, validation, stress testing, loan loss provisions and capital adequacy calculation as well as many other areas.

Your main responsibility will be to actively participate on the projects, in particular to analyze financial or other project related data, conduct statistical tests and communicate the results to the project team. Outputs of your work will be part of the final deliverables to the client.

You will also get the opportunity to work on projects including fast evolving and trending topics such as robotic process automation, machine learning or data analytics.

Would you like to apply the knowledge gained at the university in practice?
Are you keen on learning and don’t like daily routines?
Do you want to work with the best experts in the field?
And at the same time:
Do you want to have fun in the office?
Do you like to spend some time partying with your colleagues?
Do you want to explore new places worldwide?
Then join us!

Other benefits

• Competitive compensation package including bonuses tied to personal performance.
• Wide range of benefits such as six weeks of holidays, generous cafeteria, meal vouchers, life insurance etc.
• Strong support for self-education activities (possibility of getting BEC Higher, FRM, CFA etc.).
• Numerous possibilities for personal and professional growth.
• Challenging and diverse work in a dynamic culture.
• Work in an international team full of passionate professionals with a global mindset.
• Friendly and transparent work environment.

Requirements for the employee

Required education

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and Slovak - Proficiency (C2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

• A university degree (Masters or higher) in mathematics, statistics or econometrics.
• Knowledge of quantitative methods (regression techniques, time series, clustering, survival analysis, data mining).
• Passion for programming (R, SAS, SQL preferred).
• Excellent knowledge of English language (spoken and written).
• Confident manner and well-developed communication skills.
• Personal responsibility, accountability, proactivity and self-reliance.
• Willingness to learn and travel abroad.


Brief description of the company

A global leader in professional services. Ernst & Young helps companies in businesses across all industries - from emerging growth companies to global powerhouses - to identify and capitalize on business opportunities. Our 212,000 people in more than 150 countries worldwide can implement a broad array of solutions in audit, tax, corporate finance, transactions, online security, enterprise risk management, the valuation of intangibles, and other critical business-performance issues.
For further information please visit www.ey.com.

Main focus of the company's activities

Accounting and auditing activities

Company address

Ernst & Young, s.r.o.
Žižkova 9
811 02 Bratislava


Contact person: Katarína Kollárová
Tel.: +421 2 333 39377
E-mail: send CV

ID: 2958563   Dátum zverejnenia: 13.3.2018