Financial risk management

Personalized solutions for financial institutions and value creation in a changing world

In today's volatile and increasingly complex market environment, financial institutions need to build confidence in their governance, risk management and internal control processes. Mazars provides its clients with knowledge, techniques and solutions to anticipate and react to the critical challenges that await them.

International and EU regulators have increased their focus on risk management and risk culture since the financial crisis revealed their failings as one of the root causes.

This introduces wide-ranging opportunities as well as complex, interrelated risks. In light of this, it is now more important than ever for financial institutions and other organizations of all sizes to obtain the best possible advice and benefit from robust risk management.

Our approach

Our dedicated risk management experts and quantitative analysis team offer a client-focused strategy to help banks implement strong risk management frameworks that meet regulators’ expectations, satisfy compliance requirements, and contribute to intelligent risk decision making.

Our experience and tailored approach help banks to effectively identify, measure, mitigate and monitor key risks, determine a strategic road map for risk management and make informed decisions to facilitate business growth.

Mazars offers a broad range of services covering the entire spectrum of financial risk types:

  • Credit Risk
  • Market Risk
  • Liquidity Risk
  • Operational Risk
  • Compliance Risk
  • Capital Risk
  • Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book (IRRBB)

Our services

We work alongside banks and businesses to embed good risk management practices without encroaching on long-term goals. Our team has a well-established vision that allows you to place risk management at the heart of your strategy, to generate value.

We are well positioned in our capabilities to project manage, advise and support you in the following areas:

  • Development and Validation of Risk Assessment Models using traditional and advanced techniques (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning)
  • Production of Regulatory Reports (e.g., ICAAP, ILAAP, IRRBB, Recovery Plan)
  • Set up your risk management function and processes
  • Implementation of ESG and sustainability frameworks
  • Development / Update of Risk Management Frameworks / Policies / Procedures / Methodologies
  • Implementation of new regulatory requirements (EBA, BIS, IFRS 9), including GAP analysis
  • Comprehensive training services in risk management subjects
  • Implementation of regulatory stress testing
  • Implementation of capital adequacy calculations (Pillar I and II)
  • Development of Pillar III report
  • Outsourcing risk management services
  • Provision of risk staffing
  • Support credit file reviews