Job #: 2516

Title: Liquidity Risk Tester – Dallas, TX

Region:

  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $25-50
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 7 months ago

    Risk

    The Risk division is responsible for credit, market and operational risk, model risk, independent liquidity, and insurance risk management throughout the firm

    Risk Testing Group:

    The Function is responsible for providing independent assurance on data and processes to Risk division management, including that:

    measures are calculated in good faith using reasonable efforts to conform with applicable laws, regulations or instructions (for regulatory measures) or the intended methodology as documented (for internal risk measures);
    data used in the measures calculation is materially correct to the best of our knowledge and
    controls on the processes used for aggregation or reporting of the measures are effective and include those practices necessary to provide reasonable assurance as to the accuracy of the data.
    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Responsibilities

    Conduct independent testing and review of key liquidity risk functions.
    Create automated solutions (in an object oriented programming language) to effectively challenge liquidity stakeholder processes and outcomes
    Analyze and assess liquidity business unit risks, key drivers and vulnerabilities.
    Communicate results of testing through formal reports
    Develop and maintain effective and constructive stakeholder relationships
    Develop an understanding of firm’s liquidity risk management framework, methodology, techniques, and processes

    Skills / Expertise

    Undergraduate, MBA or Master’s degree in Business or Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or Computer Science or related field
    Ability to use scripted languages (Python) to develop multi-step calculations on structured data  (without the need to productionalize the code)
    Experience testing data or code
    Detailed oriented, with patience to trace data thru code
    Keen to learn new information, adopt new skills and with the ability to identify and make improvements to systems and processes; interest in financial markets and risk management
    Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills
    Ability to work independently with little direction
     

    Preferred Skills

    Familiarity with the Liquidity Risk, or other Risk Discipline
    Experience testing systems in role such as system development quality assurance, internal audit or independent testing function
    Programming experience processing unstructured data/parsing
    Experience in quantitative risk management
    Experience in re-engineering and identifying improvements to systems and processes (risk and capital quantification, reporting, and supervision), and data structures
    Experience in controls surrounding risk governance, risk assessments, risk measurement, monitoring, and management, senior management and regulatory risk reporting​
    Education:
    Undergraduate, MBA or Master’s degree in Business or Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or Computer Science or related field

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