Quantitative Risk Analyst

Quantitative Risk Analyst Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Quantitative Risk Analyst to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform business controls and checks during the execution process;
  • Be able to work independently on projects with strict deadlines;
  • Interact with model development team to provide testing for proposed model adjustments and overlays;
  • Review and articulate model execution results to internal team and stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • Experience in a quantitative environment is preferred;
  • Mathematical and modeling skills;
  • Risk Management – operations, procedures, and controls;
  • Analytical skills and problem-solving ability;
  • Coding Skills & experience in SAS, SQL, R, Python, LaTeX;
  • Experience interfacing with audit and compliance professionals;
  • Ability to liaison with internal team members and other stakeholders in order to enhance current ongoing model monitoring process;
  • Very hands-on and detail oriented, “can-do” attitude;
  • Strong intuition for financial markets and risks;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills at all levels (i.e. colleagues to senior management) and situations (i.e. one-on-one to presentations);
  • Familiarity with CCAR, CECL, BASEL;
  • 2+ years of relevant experience;
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word;
  • Strong attitude for independent critical thinking.