Senior Market Risk Quantitative AnalystIntroductionOne of the leading financial services group in the country has an opening for a Senior Market Risk Quantitative Analyst, who will develop and maintain best practice models and assessment strategies in line with regulations in order to facilitate world class risk management or attainment of strategic objectives.
DescriptionContribute to the development of differentiated, superior solutions (solution engineering) that meet stakeholder & business requirements through analysis, business requirements gathering and designs validation.
Build and formally present reports by monitoring business performance within the set risk appetite and through analysis.Report to, monitor and advise operational areas to manage trends through analysis for ad hoc requirements.
Manage client expectations by liaising with stakeholders through the model build process as well as the systems and strategy development process.
Increase efficiencies through programming and automating processes.Challenge model builds from around the cluster through peer review participation and ensuring best practice.
Ensure continuity and record keeping through formal sign off at forums and by creating documentation.Ensure data accuracy through data and front-
end analysis, pre and post testing of system or strategy changes.Ensure business process consistency through formal communication, updating and maintaining policies.
Ensure accuracy and feasibility through impact analysis for newly developed products.Review reporting and ensure accuracy through analysis and providing feedback.
Providing advice to key operational areas ensuring optimal resource allocation and desired results through analysis and communication.
Take corrective action where risk is identified in any processes, models or reporting, through analysis and formal communication.
Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values by reviewing the organisation and Business Unit Plan and ensuring delivered systems, process, services and solutions are aligned.
Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers.
Enable skilling and required corrective action to take place by sharing knowledge and industry trends with team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction.
Obtain buy in for developing new and enhanced processes ( operational processes) that will improve the functioning of stakeholders businesses by highlighting benefits in support of the implementation of recommendations.
Seek opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to the organisation.
Profile Masters degree in Statistics or Mathematics; CFA or FRM or CQF.3 to 5 years relevant experience in a quantitative analytical environment.
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