Quantitative Services Risk Operations - Data Analysis and Projects

Bank of America Corporation
London, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Job Title: Quantative Services Risk Operations - Data Analysis and Projects
Corporate Title: Vice President
Location: London

Role Description:

  • Understand business requirement, document and translate with technology the deliverable implementation plan
  • Perform analysis on large and complex set of data, including thematic review on issues
  • Define, document and implement processes and control framework
  • Manage a set of deliverables as part of a project or Business as usual deliverables to meet business/regulatory/audit requirements under tight deadline
  • Work across Operations, Technology, Market risk, and other business partners on strategic initiatives and data sourcing projects
  • Support all lifecycle of project from requirement development, implementation, User Acceptance Testing and go live
  • Improve data quality diagnostic tools, investigate possible data errors and remediate inaccurate & missing data
  • Establish policies and procedures for managing data exceptions
  • Train end users on new functionality focusing on understanding data and new processes

The Team:

Do you want to join a fast-paced, dynamic, global and diverse team, then Quantitative Services (QS) Risk Operations is for you.

The QS Risk Operations team within Global Market Operations is offering an exciting opportunity to work on designing, testing, and improving the data quality control framework & processes supporting Market Risk, Counterparty Credit Risk, and Prime Brokerage business.

Ensuring high quality data used in key business and risk management processes is critical to our success as a firm. This position is at the nexus of the areas of responsibility of QS Risk Operations, facing off to the Business, Risk Managers, Finance Managers and the Technology groups and well-placed to define and implement effective solutions and manage remediation of data issues.

Risk Operations is part of the wider Quantitative Services team - an organization that also focuses on optimization and automation opportunities across various Global Market's processes.

Core Skills:

Required transferable skills / qualifications:
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure in a team environment which is spread across different geographical locations
  • Ability to liaise and work with stakeholders across hierarchies and with diverse experiences and backgrounds
  • Excellent time management; Self-motivated with problem-solving mind-set
  • Team player but able to work independently, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Understanding of controls
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint skills

Desirable skills / experience / qualifications
  • Project management skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Finance or a Quantitative field
  • Broad knowledge in financial products and Risk management (VaR, Greeks, Stress testing)
  • Experience in Market Risk, Finance, or a Control function
  • Advanced Excel/VBA skills and preferably SQL or Python skills to build and maintain tools to simplify and improve processes, and eliminate manual / repetitive tasks

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It's important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.