Primary Location: United States,New York,Long Island City
Education: Master's Degree
Job Function: Risk Management
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job ID: 19002158
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
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We are looking for model risk manager and validator to validate Risk models, which includes Wholesale Risk Rating Models, Credit Risk, Structured Risk, Operational Risk, and Liquidity Risk models, to meet regulatory or business requirements.
Our rigorous validations include the technical assessment of adequacy of the modeling data and assumptions, conceptual soundness and mathematical formulation, and model performance, as well as the assessment of using the model for regulatory and business applications. Responsibilities of this position include performing validation tests, discussing findings with internal and external stakeholders, writing validation reports, and managing model risk.
Minimum of 3 years in a quantitative role in risk management at a financial institution with experience in either model development or validation.
Graduate degree (preferable Ph.D.) in a highly quantitative field (e.g. Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics or Engineering)
Sound knowledge of Calculus, Numerical Analysis, Statistics, and Linear Algebra
Good understanding of financial products, wholesale risk rating methodologies/rating criteria, risk management, Basel/CCAR regulatory requirements. Rating Agency experience is a plus.
Statistical modeling and database experience or training in the area of risk management
Good knowledge and understanding of a variety of model development and validation testing techniques covering risk models, especially wholesale risk rating models.
Strong communication and writing skills as the work involves frequent interaction with model developers, risk managers, other stakeholders as well as internal / external audit and regulators.
Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with colleagues.
Solid writing skills. Publications in peer-reviewed journals are considered as good evidence.
Programming skills: SAS, SQL, R, C/C++, Python, Matlab, Java, Oracle.
Curiosity, diligence, and a healthy skepticism about received wisdom are all desirable.
Team work and commitment a must.