Job Description

Reference # : 17-02626Title : Quant Finance Manager for Deposit Model Validation Lead
Location : Wilmington, DE
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 03/20/2017
Eclaro International is currently recruiting for a Quant Finance Manager for Deposit Model Validation Lead for one of our financial services clients.

Job Description:

Manages a group of staff responsible for developing and evaluating quantitative analytics/modeling for specific business units or types of transactions. Directs activity of staff in their area in providing support to the business unit and to other business units within Client. Actively involved in the analytics effort, but spends significant amount of time managing staff and coordinating projects. Acts as a senior level resource or resident expert on particular analytic/quantitative modeling techniques. Provides guidance to staff on areas of expertise.
Responsible for managing a team of 4 senior quantitative analysts to review and validate models developed by consumer modeling teams. Lead the team to ensure best modeling practices and compliance with Model Risk Management Policy, Procedures, and OCC requirements for model independent validation. Ability to skillfully coach, and motivate a highly experienced team of quantitative analysts. This role will also lead the team to develop and manage relationships with our business partners.
Required Skills:
Proven track record of leadership with 2+ years of experience managing a quantitative team
5+ years of hands on experience in consumer model development/validation
Have a deep understanding on modeling methodology and performance assessment
PhD Degree level education in a quantitative discipline (Statistics, Math, Physics, Finance, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering) or a First Class MSc Degree in a quantitative discipline plus solid quantitative working experience
Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and work well with people at all levels
Desired Skills:
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel, SAS, SQL, R, Matlab, optimization solvers
Good understanding of consumer banking business operation and model usage

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