Stress Testing Analyst (6 months contract, MBFC)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Contract, Full time
  • Allegis Global Solutions
  • 06 Mar 18 2018-03-06

This role reports directly to the Manager - Stress Testing seated within the Group Finance Capital and Liquidity team. The successful candidate for this position will play a key role in supporting the development, maintenance, enhancement, and execution of the stress test models in relation to the Balance Sheet, P&L, and Capital Requirements in the Bank’s stress test exercises such as the Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) and Bank-of-England (BOE).

  1. Stress Testing Modelling
    • Support of the wholesale banking modelling methodology, assumptions, compliance requirements.
    • Maintenance, enhancement, and execution of the stress test models for the balance sheet and P&L, considering various dimensions including segments, geographies, industries and products.
    • Work alongside business stakeholders to develop, understand, and translate business impacts into financial projections
    • Understand and translate business and market drivers into financial projections, especially for wholesale banking products
    • Ensure data quality, reconciliation, validation, consistency with various sources.


  1. Interface Planning and Support
    • Support timelines around the stress test exercises
    • Support documentation of stress test models methodology
    • Support process, controls, and documentation requirements
    • Assist to engage, influence and maintain successful working relationships with:
  • Planning team within CLM for all related base financial forecast data
  • Risk teams for all scenario and risk workstream analysis and results
  • Technology, business, and other stakeholders for source/upstream data requirements


Key qualifications and skills required for this position:

  • Degree in a numerate discipline preferred (e.g. finance, accounting, statistics, economics, mathematics or financial engineering)
  • At least 3 years of experience in Forecasting and financial modelling skills
  • Banking product knowledge
  • Basic financial statement analysis and accounting knowledge
  • Familiarity with wholesale banking (Corporate Finance/Transaction Banking/Corporate Lending) terminology and cash flow modelling concepts
  • Highly responsive with excellent communication and presentation skills, and the ability to explain complex matters in simple and intuitive terms, to non-technical audiences
  • Full or partial qualifications like CFA or FRM will be considered favourably
  • Strong Excel knowledge and abilities
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in high pressure environments
  • Proactive and independent self-starter
  • Clear and positive verbal communication skills to engage with the broader team and stakeholders