AVP, Stress Test Modeling (L10)

Stamford, CT, United States Full Time Senior

Reporting to the VP, Capital Modeling & Tools. This role will be responsible for the development, and implementation of the models and tools used for stress testing, capital reporting, and capital allocation.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for assisting with the development and execution of stress testing models for the stress test cycles
  • Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the input files, calculations, and processes related to the suite of models maintained by the capital modeling team
  • Assist in providing narrative support for the assumptions, rationale, and projections to various governance committees (ICT, CMC, RC, etc.)
  • Assist with responding to or supporting model validation, regulatory or other oversight requests, including exam findings or issues
  • Create analytical tools to aid in the development of models
  • Work cross‐functionally to support Stress Testing & Capital Reporting, Recovery and Resolution Planning and Capital Strategy teams
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • 5+ years’ experience in financial services, information technology, or risk management and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics or related quantitative field or in lieu of a degree, 9+ years of experience.
  • 2+ years’ programming experience with software applications & database management, Excel, Word, Power Point, Python and SAS.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with analytics and statistical techniques leveraging large amounts of data
  • Proficient in Hadoop, Spark, and SAS programming
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience pulling data from Hyperion/ESSBASE
  • Knowledge of stress testing, model development, model validation policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing risk/business data with the ability to distill large amount of information down to the critical areas of focus.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the selection process
  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
  • If currently a Synchrony Financial Employee, you must have been in your current position for at least 6 months (Level 4 – 7) or 24 months (level 8 or greater), have at least a “consistently meets expectations” performance rating and have the approval of your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR to apply if you don’t meet the time-in-job or performance requirement

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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