SVP, Model/Anlys/Valid Group Mgr (Small Business Banking)

at Citigroup in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


This position within the Global Consumer Banking Risk Modeling Utility (RMU) will lead and manage a team in developing CCAR/DFAST stress testing, loan loss reserve (CECL) and other regulatory models (IFRS9) for small business banking portfolios in India, Korea, Mexico and the US. The responsibility includes but not limited to the following activities:

+ Obtain and prepare model development data

+ Select the champion modeling methodology after evaluating multiple options

+ Develop sophisticated statistical models to meet the regulatory requirements

+ Perform all required tests (e.g. sensitivity and back-testing)

+ Validate/recalibrate all models post-production to incorporate latest data. Redevelop as needed.

+ Deliver comprehensive model documentation

+ Work closely with cross functional teams, including country/region’s business stakeholders, model validation and governance teams, and model implementation team

+ Prepare responses/presentations to regulatory agencies on all models built


Advanced Degree (Masters required, PhD preferred) in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Financial Engineering, Mathematical Finance, Industrial Engineering, Data Science, and other highly quantitative disciplines

+ 6+ years’ experience in performing quantitative analysis, statistical modeling, loss forecasting, loan loss reserve modeling, and econometric modeling

+ Experience with dynamics of small business products, and international experience a strong plus

+ Active role in performing some analytical components of model development (data collection, data integrity check, segmentation analysis, variable transformation, variable selection, model estimation, sensitivity testing, back testing, out-of-time testing, model documentation, & model production implementation)

+ Able to lead multiple projects independently and coordinate across different functional teams

+ Experience with various CCAR/CECL/IFRS9 modeling approaches preferred

+ Exposure to project management of model development initiatives and prepare technical responses/presentations to internal model review functions and/or external regulators (e.g., FRB, OCC, FDIC) and internal audit functions

+ Able to effectively communicate technical information verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences

+ Proficiency in SAS/SQL/Eviews/Oracle/Unix/Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Job Family Group:

Risk Management

Job Family:

Risk Analytics, Modeling, and Validation

Time Type:

Full time

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Job Posting: JC180998971

Posted On: Apr 08, 2021

Updated On: Dec 04, 2021