Analyst III

TD Bank Group
Toronto, Canada
Sep 15, 2019
Sep 27, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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Department Overview

Market Risk & Model Development (MRMD) is responsible for managing the ever-changing and dynamic world of trading and non-trading market risk, counterparty credit, margin management, liquidity risk and model development. Within MRMD, Capital Markets Risk Management (CMRM) is accountable for supporting TD Securities and TBSM business objectives in accordance with TD's risk appetite and regulatory expectations. CMRM provides independent oversight of enterprise-wide market, counterparty credit and liquidity risks; ensuring all significant risks are appropriately measured, reported, analyzed and transparent.
As an Analyst in CMRM - Risk and Valuations, you will be part of a group that is responsible for a number of activities related to the analysis and reporting of market risk, liquidity, Independent Price Verification, Valuation adjustments, P&L Attribution, and policy implementation. The team executes infrastructure changes with regards to the implementation of new or revised risk policies, system migration, model implementations, valuation methodologies and analysis of the key measures used by The Bank to monitor and control market and liquidity risk. CMRM is a global business supporting offices in Toronto, Calgary, New York, Singapore, Dublin and London.

Job Description

Support the risk appetite of the bank by generating accurate and complete Independent Price Verification (IPV) and Valuation Adjustments (VA) in accordance with Global IPV, VA policies and associated business line policies. Ensure accurate and complete Fair Value reporting on all Financial Instruments per policy.
Be proactive with change management objectives by continuous improvement of independent processes, while ensuring day-to-day operations are maintained, to effectively support the business.
Execute infrastructure changes with regards to implementation of new, or revised Risk policy changes and ensure that changes are executed in accordance with CMRM change control procedures and EUC standards.
Ensure operational and regulatory risks within your business are correctly measured, aggregated, and analyzed in accordance with established and approved market risk policies, while adhering to CMRM standards Process Risk and Controls Self-Assessments.
Support in identifying innovative opportunities and help drive these initiatives.
Evolve analytical and attribution capabilities and business knowledge, and develop skills required for today and future, while understanding, identifying and responding proactively to current and emerging risks.
Collaborate and liaise closely with our business partners to assist in meeting the Bank's objectives.
Develop and maintain a good understanding of the analytical principles underlying the pricing and risk management of financial derivatives, including issues that arise regarding financial modeling of products for Risk and P&L Valuations.
Continuously develop a deep understanding of the business, while being proactive in knowledge distribution and cross-training activities.


Ability to develop and mentor individuals within the team, through cross-training.
Strong communication (written & verbal) and inter-personal skills to facilitate working with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines and priorities.
Proactive and highly motivated individual, who enjoys process improvements and is willing to take and manage initiatives.
An independent thinker, who is able to learn and adapt quickly, while taking initiative to capitalize on opportunities, or minimize problems.
An enthusiastic, positive and cooperative individual who can work independently and function well in a team environment.
Strong conceptual skills and attention to detail.
High level of commitment to quality work.
Good understanding of risk management, governance compliance and controls practices.
Experience with Market and Liquidity Risk measurement and reporting including metrics such as CS01 and IR Delta.
Knowledge of financial instruments, regulations and market risk metrics, gained through academic study, or practical experience.
Risk, Valuations and/or reporting systems knowledge is an asset.
Proficient with Microsoft applications.
Programming skillsets such as VBA, Python or SQL is an asset to develop, modify and continually improve the risk management infrastructure used to capture and analyze risk.
Undergraduate or graduate degree in Risk Management, Business, Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or other quantitative disciplines.
Pursuit or completion of CFA/FRM is an asset.




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