Market and Treasury Risk VaR and Stress Analyst
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Do you have a passion for the financial markets and risk analysis?
The Market and Treasury Risk Stress and VaR Management team is looking for an analyst to focus on ensuring the stress scenarios and VaR metrics used to control the bank's risk appetite are appropriate and reflecting market dynamics, the Group's risk profile and plausible stress trigger events. In that role you will also be involved in dealing with regulatory requirements given the regulators focus on stress testing.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Analyzing of market moves and creation of shock proposals to calibrate stress scenarios.
- Liaising with economists, subject matter experts in MTRC and the business for review and challenge of the proposals.
- Ensuring the documentation of the analysis and the review and challenge sessions is of the highest standard.
- Supporting the team’s response to regulatory requirements and change.
- Involvement in larger infrastructure projects to enhance stress and VaR processes and calculations.
- Staying on top of methodological changes in the firm’s internal Value at Risk model.
Stress and VaR Management sits within Market and Treasury Risk Control and provides an integrated function between the portfolio risk officers and other functions such as the Risk Methodology team and the economists. You will be a part of a global team with colleagues in London and Zurich. This team needs to ensure that the stress scenarios are appropriately designed and stand accountable to internal stakeholders as well as regulatory authorities. The stress and VaR models need to be understood and process made on enhancing modeling techniques.
- Strong analytical thinking and a quick grasp of things.
- Keen interest in financial markets and products.
- Excellent academics with quantitative knowledge.
- Good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to work independently with strong problem solving skills.
- Experience with financial products, stress testing and VaR are a plus.
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