21/08 Zarah Pervez
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Acuity Knowledge Partners - Delivery Lead - Model Risk Management (5-9 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 842426

About Acuity Knowledge Partners

Acuity Knowledge Partners, formerly part of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics, staffing and technology solutions to the financial services sector.

Headquartered in London, Acuity Knowledge Partners has nearly two decades of transformation experience in servicing over 300 clients with a specialist workforce of over 2,500 analysts and delivery experts across its global delivery network.

We provide our clients with unique assistance not only to innovate, implement transformation programmes and increase operational efficiency, but also to manage costs and improve their top lines.

Our expertise includes the following:

Investment Banking: origination and trading support

Investment Research support: covering all asset classes in terms of ideation, data science, and research support across the buy side and sell side

Commercial Lending support: across origination, credit assessment, underwriting, and covenant and portfolio risk for all lending types

Private Equity: origination, valuation and portfolio monitoring support

Asset Management services support: across marketing, investment research, portfolio management/optimisation, risk and compliance

Corporate and Consulting services: market and strategic research; survey work; treasury and counterparty risk support; and CEO office support, including M&A, FP&A and investor relations support

Compliance support: AML analytics, KYC, counterparty credit risk modelling and servicing across banks, asset managers and corporates

Data Science: web scraping, data structuring, analytics and visualisation. These services are supported by our proprietary suite of Business Excellence and Automation Tools (BEAT) that offer domain-specific contextual technology.

These services are supported by our proprietary suite of Business Excellence and Automation Tools (BEAT) that offer domain-specific contextual technology.

Acuity Knowledge Partners is assisted by Equistone Partners Europe, a leading private equity organisation that backs specialist growth businesses and management teams.

For further details, please visit our website:


Key Responsibilities

A candidate will be responsible for delivery of work including:

- Understand and Transform, improve client expectations into business/technical requirements

- Responsible for requirement gathering and documenting them into a structured requirement document

- Responsible for executing model related activities for risk models used by the client

- Ensures model development, monitoring, and validation approaches meet regulatory expectations and clients risk management needs

- Co-ordinating model validation activities for credit risk/market risk

- Provides analytical or risk measurement support to help meet both clients internal and regulatory requirements

- Supports development of comprehensive documentation and testing of risk management framework

- Serves as a key subject matter expert and mentor fellow team members

- Design and implement Risk Data Governance Framework adhering to regulatory requirements

- Support the client and technology team in implementing Risk Data Governance Framework and Risk Data Management

- Responsible for KPI definition, monitoring/stewardship and SLA management of Risk Data

- Identify, assess and manage data quality risks as part of overall risk management framework

- Support the design, build and maintenance of data architecture and IT infrastructure that fully supports risk data aggregation capabilities and risk reporting practices

- Responsible for end-to-end delivery of projects, coordination between client and internal offshore teams and manage client queries

- Risk management reports should be accurate, precise and cover all material risk areas

- Understand and Transform, improve client expectations into business/technical requirements

- Demonstrate high attention to detail, should work in a dynamic environment whilst maintaining high quality standards, a natural aptitude to develop good internal working relationships and a flexible work ethic

- Responsible for Quality Checks and adhering to the agreed Service Level Agreement (SLA) / Turn Around Time (TAT)

Candidate Profile

- Candidates should have a Bachelor's/Masters degree in Math/Computer Science/Statistics/Economics

- 5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst working with client stakeholders

- Experience in regulatory engagement, regulatory reporting and/or addressing regulatory requirements e.g. Basel III, CRD IV, BCBS directives (esp. 239 & 265), FRTB

- Experience with Credit risk domain and understanding of Probability of Default, Recovery Rates, Fixed Income Sec. and Migration Matrix

- Experience in Credit risk process for developing and maintaining credit pre-approval and limit policies, audit test & control groups, providing statistical support for credit analysis, and evaluate results

- Experience in Market Risk processes and methodologies including VAR & exposure calculations

- In-depth Market Risk knowledge covering historical simulation, VaR, ES, sensitivity analysis, stress testing and risk explain.

- Excellent understanding / exposure to financial instruments like Derivatives, Options, Futures, Forwards, Forex, Swaps, Money Market, Bonds, Equities, etc.

- Demonstrated understanding and commitment to data governance principles and practices, financial market data contractual requirements, and banking regulatory compliance.

- Experience in Model Review and Validation and other Market Risk models

- Experience in model validation, implementing standards per Feds SR 11-7 and governance structure

- Experience in adaption to risk data aggregation best practices

- Knowledge of controls surrounding risk data governance, risk assessments, risk measurement, risk monitoring and risk management and regulatory risk reporting

- Knowledge of Risk Management methodologies, regional regulatory and compliance frameworks and data classification standards

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- Extremely strong organizational and analytical skills with strong attention to detail

- Strong track record of excellent results delivered to internal and external clients

- Experience in Business process mapping

- Good to have an understanding on IFRS9, CCAR & CECL

- Good to have working knowledge on any Business Process Mapping tools like Nintex ProMapp, LucidChart, Kissflow, etc.

- Advanced MS Excel skills are essential

- Able to work independently without the needs for close supervision and also collaboratively as part of cross-team efforts

- Experience with delivering projects within an agile environment

- Experience in project management and team management

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