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Date live: Jun. 10, 2021

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Risk and Quantitative Analytics

Reference Code: 90289856

Contract: Permanent

Stress Testing (Market Risk Portfolio) AVP
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Stress Testing (Market Risk Portfolio) AVP, you will perform Global Market Shock (GMS) Market Risk Stress Testing for the Investment Bank Trading Book under Internal and Federal Reserve Bank Stress Tests.

You will take the lead in addressing issues including the potential implications of an economic downturn, and in advising Barclays’ business leaders to facilitate informed, controlled and measured decision-making. 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

•    Assisting in quarterly execution of stress testing and regulatory 14Q reporting for trading assets
•    Working with line Risk Managers to analyze stress testing results, identify loss drivers and provide commentary for period-on-period changes
•    Working with IT, Risk Information Services and line Risk Managers to ensure the stress loss and quarterly reporting processes are well developed, well controlled & executed according to plan
•    Assisting in development of presentations for senior management, the IHC Board and external regulatory such as the Fed
•    Analyzing Regulatory reporting requirements and ensure that reports and stress loss computation capabilities are aligned to these requirements
•    Working with Change and IT Teams to define user requirements and perform UAT testing of new capabilities and assist in process control design
•    Executing daily stress loss estimates and manage the weekly stress loss benchmarking process used in IHC CRO limit monitoring
•    Liaising with Front Office to explain methodologies and changes in the risk profiles under stress and present results to Senior Executives

What we’re looking for:

•    Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Finance, Engineering or related quantitative field
•    Experience performing market risk stress testing, market risk reporting or a related risk

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Ability to perform Market Risk Stress Testing, including stress calculation and portfolio analysis, and stress framework design
•    Ability to analyze historical trends, trading profile, and risk concentrations for stress testing
•    Designing and implementing production processes including writing technical documentation and defining controls
•    Using Risk concepts such as Value at Risk (VaR) and the Greeks

Where will you be working?

At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.

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