AVP Model Risk Management

New York, NYACG Resources


AVP Model Risk Management 
Responsible for overseeing Model Risk Management program functions within the bank to ensure effective risk management and compliance with regulatory requirements. The role includes oversight over all aspects of the model risk management program, including independent model validation.

The incumbent will be responsible for providing training to staff who involved in the model risk use and development. The AVP will also perform periodic reviews of each model to ensure accuracy and provide recommendations to strengthen model risk management. The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years of work experience in mathematical/statistical modeling in a similar or related role, such as a model developer or validator, or a risk manager, most preferably in a large financial institution. S/he should have broad exposure to and excellent knowledge of risk models, and quantitative risk management .

We are looking for candidates who have 5+ years of relevant work
experience in the financial services industry, including model risk management, credit or market risk management, model development, or model validation is preferred., The candidate should have strong knowledge of advanced financial / econometric/ statistical modeling, complex Excel-based spreadsheet
models, residential / commercial mortgage cash flow models, fraud/AML models, and credit risk models used in consumer and commercial banking. Strong skills in SAS and R programming experience with VBA, or SQL is a plus. An advanced degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or Finance (Master or Ph.D.)
or other quantitative discipline is required. The candidate should also have strong analytical abilities, communications, coordination, and problem-solving