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Corporate Risk - Wholesale Credit Analytics & Solutions (WCAS) - CCAR/ICAAP Projections – Associate

Req #: 170092508
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, commercial banking, financial services for small business and consumers, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity.
 The Wholesale Credit Analytics and Solutions team (WCAS) provides excellent exposure to any candidate interested in Credit Risk: CCAR, DFAST, ICAAP, Basel RWA, and Economic Capital. The group is responsible for implementing key credit risk practices across Wholesale businesses, and ensuring consistency in methodologies within Wholesale Credit Risk. The team works across CIB, CB and AM, and is closely aligned with firm-wide partners including Reporting, Finance, Model Risk & Development, Technology and the Regulatory Capital Management Office. We seek candidates with strong skills in finance, analytics, problem-solving, and communication. WCAS work is regularly presented to the JPMorgan’s Board of Directors and Operating Committee, and is also leveraged for external constituents, including the Firm’s investors and regulators.
WCAS’ areas of responsibility include Traditional Credit Product (TCP) stress testing (CCAR/DFAST/ICAAP) and Basel RWA, developing the firm's authoritative wholesale credit risk parameter data set, reserve/allowance management, development and implementation of an economic credit capital model, the design and integration of credit and capital limits, risk grading methodology, and the provision of strategic advice and solutions to the originating businesses. WCAS fosters a dynamic analyst environment which encompasses specific analyst training and networking events. Generally, there are mobility opportunities for good performers within the group.
Responsibilities
  • Be an senior member of the wholesale credit stress testing team responsible for enhancing the Held-for-Investment (HFI) modeling processes
  • Lead work-streams with teams of 2-4 on historical balance sheet and income statement analysis, review of stress forecasts, and analysis/documentation of business assumptions
  • Work with model development and line of business (LOB) risk teams to create robust forecasts and supporting analytics for the Wholesale businesses to use
    • Analytics include but not limited to sensitivity, attribution, and variance analysis
  • Create presentations to be delivered to senior management across Credit Risk and Finance, including the CROs and CFOs of the firm and the LOBs.
  • Partner with the LOBs and technology groups to test, implement and deploy strategic solutions for forecasting the HFI portfolio
  • Assist in the enhancement of existing models related to the HFI loan portfolio for CCAR/DFAST, Mid-Year ICAAP, and quarterly Risk Appetite
  • Collect data from various sources, synthesize the information, perform analysis, and interpret results in order to assist in making recommendations which impact the lines of business
  • Investigate and partner with key stakeholders to resolve data quality issues
  • 3-4 years of experience in Stress Testing and CCAR/ICAAP submissions is required
  • Experience in Credit Analytics and documentation in a big bank is preferred
  • Knowledge of various credit products, risk and revenue metrics, and RWA preferred
  • Proficient skill in processing, analyzing, controlling and reconciling large datasets in Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Self-motivated, organized and possess a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in econometric and statistical modeling for loss and interest income forecasting, risk management, or volume forecasting is highly preferred
  • BA/BS degree required; Master degree or CFA a plus.

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