Equity Derivatives Model Risk Management - Validation (AVP)

Recruiter
Credit Suisse
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1237487345
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description - Equity Derivatives Model Risk Management - Validation (AVP) # 136331 (136331)Job Description Equity Derivatives Model Risk Management - Validation (AVP) # 136331United Kingdom-London-London | Full-time (FT) | Corporate Functions | Job ID 136331Quantitative AnalysisEnglishCredit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.We Offer Part of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at Credit Suisse, the Model Risk Management (MRM) team has a mandate to validate the Bank's business-impactful models firm-wide and more generally to identify, measure and manage model risk across Credit Suisse. The team is established in London, Zurich, Mumbai, Singapore, Warsaw, Hong Kong and New York. As a member of the MRM team in London, you will get exposure to modelling in a wide variety of models in areas such as pricing and risk models (VaR/RNIV, EPE) and other business-impactful models used throughout the bank etc. The team's broader model risk scope also guarantees a significant level of interest and visibility to the business and senior management. Opportunities to present results to business partners as well as peers are numerous, allowing you to widen and develop their network and reputation. We offer you the chance to manage independent validation reviews across a wide range of core Risk Capital, Pricing or other business-impactful models used throughout the bank. Your role requires you to meet business needs and regulatory expectations with responsibility for investigating key aspects of each model under review: choice of modelling approach, the underlying assumptions and associated limitations, performance and optimal use of the model, etc.You will review, verify and validate financial models for theoretical soundness, testing design and identification of model weaknesses, ensuring ongoing monitoring as well as contribute in the firm-wide model risk and control assessment.You will be a part of our diverse team and represent it in senior internal governance forums, prepare the relevant presentation materials and ensure flow of information to the respective validation teams. Participate in the relevant regulatory meetings and coordinate the activities pertaining to the material preparationYou will demonstrate independence in planning and business partner engagement, testing design and execution, results interpretation and presentation, and the production of documentation that evidences a sound challenge to both internal and external parties.A department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.You Offer You hold a Masters or PhD in a quantitative discipline, e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Engineering with experience in financial modelling and/or model validation. You have hands-on experience in risk and capital modelling, derivatives pricing and should be able to demonstrate an understanding of capital modelling, financial and derivative products and mathematics.A partnering mindset, with a practical approach to problem solving and effective communication with senior business partners, including the ability to explain complex topics to a diverse range of audiences.You possess good programming experience (such as C#, F#, Python or R).You are highly motivated, disciplined, task focused and have a proven record of delivering high quality results to strict deadlines.Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.Credit Suisse is committed to providing equal employment opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, civil partnership, marital or family status, pregnancy, disability or any other status that is protected as a matter of local law. Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.

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