- New York, NY, USA
- Permanent, Full time
Assistant/ Associate Director – Market Risk
Location: New York, NY, USAMAKS is looking for a highly motivated and dedicated individual for its Risk Management Services practice in New York, US. We are looking for individuals with a strong quantitative aptitude, along with valuation & market risk modelling experience.
The individual will be responsible for assisting in growing the market risk practice in US, and l ead market risk, pricing quant, ALM modelling teams in delivering various analytical projects & teams. This would require the individual to understand regulatory guidelines and advice clients on their implementation - Basel II.5, FRTB, IRRBB, MRR.
That apart, the individual should also assist sales with business development in US region, build strong relationship with clients, and hire suitable team members keeping tactical and strategic needs in mind.
Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services (MAKS) (subsidiary of Moody's (NYSE: MCO)) the leading provider of advisory and managed services to the global financial companies. We have our offices across the globe in US, UK, UAE, Hong Kong, Mauritius, India, Sri Lanka, China, and Costa Rica.
- 5-8 years of relevant experience
- PhD or Post-Graduate Degree in Business/ Statistics/ Mathematics/ Economics/ other quantitative disciplines would be preferred.
- Worked closely with MRM teams of banks in either validating models, or in vetting model documentation
- Testing and/or validating pricing and market risk vendor models like Blackrock, MSCI, Markit, Sungard APT
- Pricing model development and/ or market risk model development/validation, enabling a clear understanding of the modelling skills required for regulatory risk calculations viz. VaR, IRC/ DRC, RNIV, behavior models/ NMD models
- Strong knowledge and experience with financial instruments across asset classes and their pricing methodologies
- Knowledge of quantitative methods - time series analysis, PDE, stochastic calculus, FDM, numerical methods
- Strong problem solving and technical skills
- Programming skills: C++ or Java/ any object oriented language, R, Matlab, Python
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Certifications such as CQF, FRM and CFA will be a plus
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