Basel III Market Risk Capital Model Validation

  • Competitive Base & Bonus
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ashton Lane Group
  • 23 Sep 16

Senior position supporting the quantitative model validation for a large financial institution


  • Responsible for leading the team ensuring the accuracy and robustness of the firm’s key VaR, PFE and CVA models
  • Plan and lead projects to assess soundness of the implementation, modeling approaches and business assumptions of key models used for Market Risk Management, particularly Basel III Regulatory Capital.
  • Independently research, identify and prototype industry best modeling practices.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of enterprise-wide policies and procedures for validating models in accordance with FRB 11/7 (OCC 2011-12)
  • Interact with the business managers and developers
  • Present validation results to senior management
  • Coach and mentor junior staff


  • 5+ years of experience as a user, developer or validation of interest rate, market risk or counterparty credit risk calculation methodologies
  • Understanding of financial asset valuation principles (loans, securities, and derivatives) as well as market risk analytics
  • Thorough understanding of the relevance of the data utilized, the models’ conceptual framework, and how the models’ output is in ultimately used in making business decisions
  • Familiarity with US Basel III Regulations
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or FRM (Financial Risk Manager)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Doctorate and/or Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., statistics, physics, math)

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