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Model Risk Governance - Analyst/Associate

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dallas
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: mrgaa
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Risk Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 16/04/2018
A major financial services clearinghouse is expanding its model governance team for Dallas. The firm is seeking a junior to mid-level individual from a background in model governance, risk management, operational risk, or audit with a strong understanding of risk and controls, change management and governance.

You will be the POC of all model governance and control related initiatives and will report to the Director of the team. The position will have broad exposure across a variety of models and business lines including market risk (across asset classes), credit, liquidity, and operational risk models. This hire will support the entire model risk governance and control process from the ground up. Opportunity to work on model validation projects will be offered so someone with a quantitative interest is ideal. 

Responsibilities
  • Conduct model governance and control across Model Risk Management with firm-wide coverage
  • Create detailed documentation and reports surrounding models and reporting metrics
  • Conduct ad-hoc model analysis
  • Monitor and mitigate model risk, align risk and control processes
  • Liason with key stakeholders in model development and model validation
Requirements
  • Experience in model governance, risk management (market/credit/operational), audit
  • Knowledge of risk metrics, market risk, or financial products such as derivatives is helpful
  • Bachelor’s degree minimum
  • Experience in languages and tools such as SQL, VBA, MS Access, MS Sharepoint, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • A willingness and desire for quantitative work is ideal, but prior model governance experience is not required
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