Quantitative Risk Analyst Senior - Modeling Center of Excellence

United Services Automobile   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 72 days ago

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Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking a talented Quantitative Risk Analyst Senior for our San Antonio, TX or Phoenix, AZ facility.

TheQuantitative Risk Analyst Sr conducts and developsquantitative and analytic models, assessments and/or applications insupport ofrisk management efforts that assess the market and identifyrisks and gaps in existing or proposedprocesses. Applies diverse methodologies and deepexperience in a variety of disciplines to identify and solve complex and/or undefinedriskproblems. Works with leadership to remediate gaps and improvements identified between existing practices and regulatory requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Utilizes advanced analytics to assess future risk, opportunities, and effectiveness.
  • Translates results into meaningful solutions to enhance decision making.
  • May present findings to various levels of leadership.
  • Applies advanced knowledge and industry best practices to quantify risk and aggregate exposures.
  • Develops complex systems and programs that measure aggregate risk exposures.
  • Engages in model validation and produces model validation reports Applies innovative and scientific/quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make recommendations to answer business objectives and drive change.
  • Translates recommendations into communication materials to effectively present to colleagues for peer review and management.
  • Applies advanced knowledge to produce advanced analytical material for discussions with cross functional teams to understand complex business objectives and influence solution strategies.
  • Provides mentorship to other team members in the peer review process.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline required OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • 6 or more years related quantitative analysis experience in a discipline relevant to risk management to include statistical analysis, modeling, mathematics or other quantitative discipline OR advanced degree/designation in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline AND 4 or more years work experience in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management OR PhD in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline AND 2 years work experience in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management

Successful completion of an analyst assessment may be required


  • 6 years + involvement with quantitative analytical work, statistical analysis, financial modeling, risk management reporting, portfolio analysis, etc.
  • 2 years + Risk Management functional experience in Model Governance or Validation functions, specifically dealing with banking models (Credit Risk, ALM, PPNR, CCAR, Ops Loss)
  • Strong verbal communication and writing skills and attention to detail
  • Industry and/or model vendor experience in retail/commercial banking, investment banking, credit union, and capital markets/trading, etc.
  • Experience effectively interacting with management and responding to requests from regulators/auditors (i.e. OCC, FRB, CFPB) as well as Board of Directors/Risk Committee
  • Master's or PhD in a quantitative discipline, such as Finance, Math, Statistics, and Economics
  • One or more of the following designations:
    • Professional Risk Manager (PRM)
    • Financial Risk Manager (FRM)
    • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req. Number: R0027393