Stress Testing - Advisor

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    Risk Management

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    Luke Nash

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

My client is looking for a highly numerate junior to join their growing stress testing team. Advising clients on the impact of changing requirements in stress testing and helping clients validate or develop stress testing models. You will be conducting technical analysis and report writing for workstreams operating under stress testing engagements.

You will also be required to apply yourself to a broad range of banking risk related issues supporting both regional and national propositions.

The Person

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Demonstrable skills covering the stress testing process, execution and requirements.
  • Working knowledge of a range of stress testing and prudential processes, such as ICAAP, internal stress tests and reverse stress tests.
  • Ability to clearly communicate stress testing requirements and findings in a range of ways, including presentations and written reports.
  • Awareness of stress test modelling concepts and the analytical skills necessary to understand and help develop/validate stress testing models.
  • Excellent Excel skills. Knowledge of programming languages (e.g. VBA, Python, etc.) is also of benefit.
  • Flexibility and agility to contribute to a broad range of banking risk engagements.
  • Excellent communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.
  • Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Relevant background experience in stress testing, covering the end-to-end process, execution and requirements for best-practice.
  • Awareness of recent stress test results across UK banks subject to stress testing requirements.
  • Knowledge of and experience in Expected Credit Loss accounting standards (IFRS 9) will be beneficial.
  • Experience in modelling techniques, particularly for stress testing, is also of benefit.