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Senior Analyst

Bank of America

Bank of America

IT
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India · United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Job Description:

About Us

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Global Business Services

Global Business Services delivers Technology and Operations capabilities to Lines of Business and Staff Support Functions of Bank of America through a centrally managed, globally integrated delivery model and globally resilient operations.

Global Business Services is recognized for flawless execution, sound risk management, operational resiliency, operational excellence and innovation.

In India, we are present in five locations and operate as BA Continuum India Private Limited (BACI), a non-banking subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation and the operating company for India operations of Global Business Services.

Process Overview:

The team in India is an extension of Bank of America’s Global Risk Organization. India team provides analytical and technological support to the Model Risk Management desk.

Job Description:

The bank is looking for a quantitative finance analyst in the Economic Scenarios Generation and Climate Risk Models in Model Risk Management (MRM) team. Economic Scenarios Generation and Climate Risk Model risk management team covers all aspects of model validation for economic scenario generation models and climate risk models. Based on their prior experience and the team’s requirement, the candidate will work on one or more of these areas.

The candidate will interact with Model Developers, Model Owners and Global Control Functions to prioritize and complete validation activities and to effectively maintain and oversee the model risk governance processes. The candidate is also expected to provide support to senior management during regulatory and audit exams and submission requirements.

Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for a broad range of model validation activities, including:

  • Review, critical assessment and challenge of models on conceptual soundness, assumptions and limitations, data, developmental evidence in support of modeling choices, performance, implementation and documentation
  • Development and implementation of effective testing plans and testing code to critically challenge models through empirical analyses and to verify model implementation
  • Review and critical assessment of ongoing model monitoring activities
  • Writing of technical reports for distribution and presentation to model developers, senior management, audit and banking regulators
  • Coaching of junior staff members while leading validation projects.

Requirements:

  • Education: Masters or Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Economics, Computational Finance, Engineering Physics etc.
  • Educational institutes: Top tier – IITs, NITs, Indian Statistical Institutes etc.
  • Certifications (preferred but not mandatory): FRM, CFA etc.
  • Experience Range: 5 – 7 years
  • Foundational skills:
    • Minimum of 2 or more years of experience in the quantitative modeling and/or validation field
    • Strong Quantitative skills –
      • Expertise in cross-sectional and time-series econometrics
      • Understanding of climate risk modeling, challenges, regulations, requirements
    • Experience with retail products including mortgage, credit card and auto loans
    • Extensive programming experience using SAS, R, Python and/or MATLAB
    • Expertise in analyzing and managing large databases
    • Strong Written and Oral Communication
      • Ability to follow up with issues and summarize discussions
      • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and work well with people at all levels
    • Attention to details
    • Willingness to learn
    • Strong work ethic
    • Team player
  • Desired skills:
    • Familiarity with applicable regulatory guidance on model risk management, stress testing, and Basel requirements
    • Speaking / presentation skills in a professional setting
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, and influence others
    • Ability to produce high quality technical documentation

Work Timings: 12 PM – 9 PM IST

Job Location: Mumbai