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Business Risk - Quantitative Risk Manager

Job Req ID 22489894 Location(s) London, United Kingdom Job Category Risk Management
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Institutional Credit Management (ICM) is a critical component of Citi’s First Line of defense for wholesale and counterparty credit risk management and works with Independent Risk teams to ensure best-in-class risk and controls, as well as client responsiveness. Key responsibilities of the group include credit analysis, documentation, risk identification, exposure monitoring and stress testing. ICM coordinates with credit management groups across ICG businesses to ensure full alignment on business and regulatory goals, as well as consistency and best practices where appropriate.

Counterparty Exposure (CPE) is a global team within ICM responsible for measuring, monitoring and controlling counterparty risk. To fulfill this role, a risk professional is required who has experience in market risk or credit risk management, risk analytics and/or model development.

Key Responsibilities:

- Develop and enhance tools for the measurement, monitoring and management of counterparty exposure including PFE, risk capital, wrong way risk and stress testing.

- Actively liase with sales trading, CVA and market risk managers to ensure comprehensive coverage of counterparty and liquidity risk measures across all derivatives and financing products

- Closely work with Quantitative risk and Markets analytics teams, Technology and Model Validation groups on CCR model development and evolution of CCR models to address new products or risk areas

- Work with business managers and In-Business Risk teams on margin model development,new product approvals and realtime monitoring and controls

- Monitor client portfolios to ensure that risks are controlled - primarily credit risk arising from market sensitive exposure and liquidity risk, but also documentation, legal and reputational risks.

- Perform daily and weekly risk analysis and reporting on existing client portfolios as well as customized risk analysis on new client portfolios

- Communicate key findings to senior management and act as the chair for CCR and in-business risk forums as appropriate.

- Put together presentations and documents for internal and external use on various topics including describing the functions of the Risk Group, stress methodologies, and summarizing risk issues.

- Analyzing control environment including periodic review of the control environment, vetting of new systems, processes, policies and procedures associated and related to market and/or credit risk and ensuring they are in sync with market practices.

Developmental Value:

- The team is new giving opportunity to expand the role as the function grows.

- Learn about risk management and Financing products more broadly.

- Influence the strategic direction of the Bank from a risk management perspective.

- Build solid market/credit Risk experience as we use cutting-edge risk models and techniques.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

- Experience with managing market or credit risk OR training in finance, mathematics or quantitative fields

- Relevant market risk experience across multiples asset classes including rates, equities, credit and commodities

- Experience in working on large scale risk technology projects and/or model development


- Strong analytical skills with good attention to detail and a demonstrated aptitude for tackling analytical issues through quantitative modelling and assimilation of data into a working product

- Large scale project management skills spanning risk and technology

- Ability to work well with cross-functional teams from Business, Credit, Operations and Compliance

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Sound risk and business judgment

- Stress testing skills essential, instrument modelling skills desirable.

- Strong Excel skills ideally incorporating VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)

- Programming skills in Python, R or other statistical languages is a plus


- Bachelor’s/University degree in mathematics, science, finance/economics or a related field required


- Good communicator.

- Entrepreneurial.

- Strong analytical skills.

- Strong problem solving abilities

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.


Job Family Group:

Risk Management


Job Family:

Business Risk & Controls


Time Type:

Full time


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