Job Description

Reference # : 18-00187Title : Business Analyst
Location : GETZVILLE, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 02/01/2018 / 07/31/2018
Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

The Data Analysis and Risk Control team is part Finance and Risk Infrastructure within Franchise and Risk Management Reporting. The team plays a key role in the integrity of company Basel regulatory risk based capital calculations across a number of legal entities.

The team is responsible for the quality of market risk information that feeds Market Risk system which is used for market risk limit reporting, VaR, Stress VaR and other regulatory capital calculations.

Key Responsibilities:
• Execute reconciliations and other internal controls as determined by CCAR/DFAST and the management team.
• Follow up on reconciliation breaks in a timely manner.
• Assist in the generation of risk reports leveraging company's Risk as well as excel & MS Access.
• Complete requests from market risk management and DARC management.
• Develop an understanding of market risk factors that affect VaR, market risk limits, & stress testing.
• Use data quality tools such as data profiling to determine broad data issues impacting CCAR and Volcker reporting and follow up with appropriate contacts.
• Develop, leverage, and maintain relationships across varying levels of management and function to ensure a high degree of accuracy in company's market risk sensitivities and calculations provided for CCAR and Volcker reporting.

Development Value:
This position will give the individual exposure to market risk for products traded in every region and in nearly every market as well as exposure to senior market risk management, the front office, middle office, risk analytics and financial control within company.

• Project management skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent people skills: ability to interact successfully with business partners, technology teams, our technical infrastructure groups and technology managers.
• Strong data analysis skills.
• A high competency level with MS Access/Excel/PowerPoint.
• Strong problem solving abilities.

• Ability to work with various organizations.
• Ability to work on various projects.
• High level of attention to detail.
• Good client focus.

• Bachelors/MBA/Masters/PhD/Finance/Accountancy/Other.
• Experience of exerting influence in order to ensure that deliverables are met.
• Market Risk knowledge- factor sensitivities (Greeks), Value at Risk methodologies.
• A proven track record of managing multiple priorities and dealing effectively with demanding business partners.
• Experience working in a fast paced environment with daily deadlines.
• Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.


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