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AVP, Quantitative Risk Analyst (Hybrid)

Job Req ID 24751158 Location(s) Irving, Texas Job Type Hybrid Job Category Risk Management
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About Citi:

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

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About Risk Rating Analytics

The Risk Rating Analytics (RRA) in Wholesale Credit and Climate Risk (WCCR) is to provide model development plus post models development analytics for wholesale scorecards, wholesale debt rating models. RRA also accounts for Business Analytics, Risk Rating Process. RRA comprises around 50 quantitative risk analysts and other professionals located in four cities and two countries and is responsible for over 50 risk models used within Citi Wholesale Credit Risk.

Job description AVP (RRA Irving Texas US)

  • With oversight/guidance from senior staff, research, analyze, coding and document wholesale credit risk models for model development, annual model review and model’s ongoing performance assessment.
  • Provide Ad Hoc Wholesale portfolio analysis and conduct deep research on selected risk related topics guided by the team lead.
  • Work with Citi Risk to define the analytical scope and provide case studies.
  • Conduct data analysis and document preliminary findings through data exploration.
  • Prepare model development document, model performance metrics and perform default analysis, rating migration analysis, impact analysis, root cause analysis and statistical analysis.
  • Provide comprehensive interpretations, explanations, and conclusions based on a set of analytic results.
  • Work with industry specific experts and incorporate industry knowledge into analytical work.
  • Execute consistent with Model Risk Management heightened standards.
  • Assist others in designated tasks in response to regulatory and internal risk management requirements.


  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Finance or another quantitative field (Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Econometrics, Economics, etc.) is required. Advanced degree (PhD) is advantageous, as is exceptional academic record (rewards, recognition, etc.),
  • Other qualifications such as Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA), Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF), etc. are advantageous
  • Demonstrable interest in applying sophisticated mathematical/analytical techniques to solve real-world problems—especially in banking, finance, or risk management—is required.
  • Experience or knowledge of one or more of the following topics is highly advantageous but not essential: derivative pricing, risk management practices, numerical methods including Monte Carlo simulation, statistical hypothesis testing, banking- or trading-book products, accounting and corporate finance, credit risk modelling, market risk modelling, counterparty risk modelling, risk capital modelling, stress testing.


  • Solid programming skills, with experience of statistical/data analysis techniques and numerical implementations and some familiarity of modern software development tools, is required. Specific experience in Python, SAS, R, using statistical packages and regression models, C/C++, UNIX, databases, and version control systems is particularly advantageous.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, with ability to synthesize complex technical information and explain it clearly, is required.

Personal traits

  • Highly motivated, with ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Highly responsible with good sense of timelines.
  • Organized with good records management skills.
  • Logical and thoughtful approach to work, with ability to perform well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Giving careful attention to detail, with capability to deliver high quality results.
  • Potential to build trusted relationships confidently.

Experience Required for AVP (C12)

  • 2 to 6 years’ quantitative analytical experience preferred. Other experience in financial institutes considered.
  • Sound theoretical knowledge and some practical experience.
  • Fewer years’ experience considered with advanced degrees.


    Job Family Group:

    Risk Management


    Job Family:

    Risk Analytics, Modeling, and Validation


    Time Type:

    Full time


    Primary Location:

    Irving Texas United States


    Primary Location Full Time Salary Range:

    $96,400.00 - $144,600.00

    In addition to salary, Citi’s offerings may also include, for eligible employees, discretionary and formulaic incentive and retention awards. Citi offers competitive employee benefits, including: medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k); life, accident, and disability insurance; and wellness programs. Citi also offers paid time off packages, including planned time off (vacation), unplanned time off (sick leave), and paid holidays. For additional information regarding Citi employee benefits, please visit Available offerings may vary by jurisdiction, job level, and date of hire.


    Anticipated Posting Close Date:

    May 30, 2024


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    Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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