Senior Risk Analyst, ALM Strategy

Employer
Ashton Lane Group
Location
Chicago, USA
Salary
Competitive Base & Bonus
Posted
Sep 07, 2019
Closes
Sep 25, 2019
Ref
6478201
Job Function
Insurance
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Responsibilities:
  • Solve, and innovate business problems related to assets, liabilities, and investments through rigorous quantitative approaches.
  • Work on ALM strategy initiatives and research, risk appetite assessment and limits, methodology specification for products and liabilities, and credit, market, operational risk, hedging and cash flow models and assumptions.
  • Conceptualize, devise, implement, and document quantitative solutions. Quantify the competitiveness of the organization's operations and markets and evaluate the potential impact of changes.
  • Provide advanced analytical and statistical proficiency as part of the finance and/or technology capability that resides within the broader ALM function including modeling, research, trading/hedging strategies. Discover business insights and identify opportunities through the use of financial engineering, statistical, algorithmic, and visualization techniques.
  • Participate in the asset allocation process and enhance objective functions, constraints, and assumptions for portfolio optimization.
  • Contribute to the capital and liquidity analytical developments and earnings-at-risk (EaR) frameworks for strategic and tactical decision making.
  • Participate in the company-wide stress testing process, methodology and analysis.

Requirements:
  • 4+ years asset / liability management experience within financial services / insurance
  • Good understanding of risk methodologies used in banking or insurance industry
  • Knowledge and skills necessary for investment analysis, hedging and research.
  • Excellent understanding of investment and finance concepts and be able to creatively apply them in solving analytical problems in the business setting.
  • People skills to manage/lead projects and the ability to inspire the team and provide insights to ALM colleagues
  • Excellent presentation & communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical/quantitative discipline. CFA or FSA preferred

For immediate consideration, please forward resume and contact details to: info@ashtonlanegroup.com

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