Capital Calculation IT BA, AVP

Credit Suisse
Pune, India
Oct 29, 2020
Nov 04, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.

We Offer
Group Finance Technology is responsible for Credit Suisse's financial reporting systems that enable Group Finance, Legal Entity Finance and Divisional Finance to report and control the financial position of the bank. The team delivers systems for ledger and consolidation services, capital calculations and reporting, financial planning, management reporting, and regulatory returns.

We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.

Capital Calculations technology team within Group Finance develops and maintains applications to calculate Risk Weighted Assets, Leverage Exposure and Ratios under Basel rules for each major regulator. This team supports the Basel Measurement and Reporting team in Group Finance.
  • Capture detailed, specific, accurate, unambiguous business requirements and functional specifications
  • Ensure Business analysis, Impact analysis, Gap analysis and System analysis are done to a high standard on defined projects and continuous improvement initiatives
  • End to end delivery of book of work within the assigned project(s)/work stream(s). This requires involvement in all the phases of Agile. This involves, but is not limited to, analyzing problem at hand, writing Stories and other documents, taking walkthrough for Development and testing team, assisting business in UAT and act as a single point of contact for all the business partners.
  • Coordinate with other business analysts (e.g. Operations, Product Control) on firm wide initiatives and participate in the Front to Back User testing / regression testing.
  • Assist with production support activities, when necessary, to help identify and resolve escalated production issues
  • Play a key role in ensuring delivery from offshore center from vendor partners is on time and of high quality as per agreed SLAs.
  • Support India Delivery Head to optimize existing engagements and establish improved relations. Be the first on-the-ground point of escalation for vendor engagements.
  • Support building up the Regulatory Reporting captive capability in India. This includes being part of hiring process, vendor assessment and training

You Offer

Understand the value of diversity in the workplace and are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.

  • Relevant experience of 8+ years
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Regulatory Reporting or regulatory initiatives across banking and financial services.
  • Preferred Educational Qualification - CA, MBA
  • Preferred professional certification like CFA, CAIIB, FRM (GARP), PRM (PRMIA), NCFM (Capital Market Modules) etc
  • SDLC/Agile and IT BA experience is mandatory
  • Proficient in Investment banking products (Commercial Lending, Money Market Instruments, Derivatives)
  • Understands the rationale behind reconciliation of position / transaction level data with consolidated data at GL level.
  • Solid understanding and experience in the area of regulatory requirements (Basel/PRA/FINMA/IHC)
  • Hands on experience in defining requirements for Credit Risk RWA calculations including Credit Risk Mitigation techniques
  • Good to have an understanding of Large Exposure Reporting, Securitization framework, CVA, Capital Caps/Floors, SA-CCR
  • Preferably have prior experience of working with global financial institution in Regulatory Reporting or should have end to end implementation of at least one regulatory reporting framework for Financial Institutions
  • Proficient understanding on front to back systems, data, calculations and processes within an Investment Banking environment.
  • Outstanding analytical problem solving skills to translate Business Requirements into User stories.
  • Experience in working with relational database like Oracle, proficient in using SQL
  • Preferably have experience working with reporting tools like AXIOM, OBIEE, Business Objects, etc
  • Result oriented, dedicated, hardworking and work on own initiative whilst also working to deliver on time with a high level of integrity, sense of urgency, attention to detail and quality standards
  • Structured, methodical approach.
  • Candidate must be diligent and proactive as well as be a good collaborator with the ability and drive to learn quickly and independently.
  • Effective partner management, experience in facing senior business partners
  • Self-motivated and can work under little supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Effective time management - able to work under pressure and meet deadlines for both project related and non-project related tasks

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.