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Core modeling Analytics/Forecasting (4-8 years) in Bengaluru at Crescendo Global

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

An exciting techno-functional role with a Global Banking and Financial firm for a Modeler holding 4-8 years of relevant experience in Credit Risk forecasting. An opportunity to show exceptional expertise as a part of model diagnostics team, understanding and developing forecasting models with deep understanding of Credit risk in one or more US consumer Credit portfolios (Mortgage, credit cards, business banking, home equity). You will support the development of tech-enabled products to help management in decision making.

YOUR FUTURE EMPLOYER

A leading, global firm with an illustrious range of financial and asset management services serving different market regions across the globe.

YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR

  • Understanding the functioning of forecasting models and be able to challenge the model by conducting independent model assessment.
  • Understanding the input components (macros, business assumptions, model and overlays) that results in material forecast miss.
  • Coordinate closely with Forecasting model development teams to identify underperforming segments and enhance model accuracy.
  • Building challenger tools to increase accuracy of prediction of losses
  • Support model production and development as necessary.
  • Support all results through appropriate documentation.
  • Develop enhanced reporting through use of automation, if required, such as excel macros or SAS programming as needed.
  • Manage ad hoc analysis; starting with identifying the opportunities and issues, collecting data, analyzing and presenting the data

Job Requirements

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE


  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline; Math, Finance, Statistics, Economics or equivalent work/training is required; advanced degree is preferred
  • 3+ years of related analytical experience with 2+ years of hands on with SAS.
  • Strong hands on SQL programming and working knowledge of Tableau.
  • Deep credit risk experience in one or more US consumer credit portfolios (i.e. U.S. Mortgage, Home Equity, Credit Card, Automotive, Lease, Business Banking)
  • Knowledge of the Forecasting process, macroeconomics and finance preferred
  • Strong technical and statistical skills.  Ability to synthesize data and communicate to leadership in a concise and effective manner, both verbally and written
  • Focused attention to detail, analytical & inquisitive with high standards for quality and accuracy.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to interact with individuals across departments / functions and with senior-level individuals.

 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

 

  • An opportunity to work with a global firm in a high visibility role as a risk modeling team.
  • A meritocratic culture with great career progression.
  • Fast track career growth.

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