Job Description

Director - Valuation Specialist
Job Number: 19-02379

Grab the opportunity to achieve your full potential! Eclaro is looking for a Director - Valuation Specialist for our client in New York, NY.
Eclaro’s client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, committed to providing the tools and services that bridge the gap between customers and their goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

Position Overview:
  • Valuation Specialists possess broad knowledge of financial markets and products with a quantitative background suitable for critically evaluating the results of control procedures applied
  • Coverage would be mostly focus on XVA related topics (CVA, FVA, DVA)
  • Create, enhance and document independent product valuation methodologies
  • Enhance market data calibration methodologies and participates to the model control framework
  • Perform in depth analysis of valuation issues and communicate findings to senior stakeholders
  • Provide senior leader with valuation updates and partner with business to enforce valuation control
  • Ideal candidate would combine quantitative and practical knowledge of XVA pricing and management
  • Focused on developing and challenging independent product valuation methodologies mostly focusing on XVA for derivatives of rates/equity, credit, and structured notes in GBAM.
  • Responsibilities also include involvement with model review and market data calibration. Ideal candidate would leverage a combination of quantitative knowledge of financial markets and products with a practical understanding of XVA pricing and risk management suitable for critically evaluating the results of control procedures applied.
  • Interaction with senior Finance, Risk, and Trading Management as well as a Regulator focus.
  • Strong communication skills are required as well as technical capacity
  • Candidate should be able to clearly communicate complex issues, process, and results to senior management, business management, control partners, regulators and internal/external auditors
  • Must be able to develop and manage an independent, but constructive, relationship with business management and control partners.
  • Candidate must possess industry leading technical knowledge of financial markets and products within multiple markets sectors that should be complemented with deep quantitative expertise necessary to critically evaluate the results of control procedures applied
  • Previous large, complex financial services organization experiences performing valuation control / risk management / model development with technical product expertise
  • Proven management skills with a track record of managing and developing quantitative resources
  • Strong leadership skills required; ability to drive strategic vision, as well as develop and implement new governance and control frameworks
  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex issues in a simple manner
  • Prior quantitative process/system design, development, and automation project experience working with stakeholders across functions/divisions
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree is highly preferred
  • Experience across multiple products is preferred, but deep technical expertise in a reduced product set is acceptable if the candidate is expandable
  • Experience of regulatory and senior management interaction
  • 10+ years extensive industry experience with valuation and or model control
If interested, you may contact:
Adrian Miranda
Adrian Miranda | LinkedIn

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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