Promontory Financial Group seeks talented individuals at the Associate level to contribute to the firm’s global efforts to provide clients with solutions to challenging strategic, risk management, and regulatory compliance issues. We are seeking individuals to join our Quantitative Services Group, a growing team of specialists within Promontory who develop quantitative solutions to meet client needs. Travel and performance of work at client locations globally, for periods of time ranging from days to weeks, is typical.
**Your Role and Responsibilities**
+ Play an active role in business development, client work, and other projects.
+ Develop statistical and econometric models to evaluate and predict the economic performance, market value, and risk of financial products, including residential mortgages, personal loans, credit cards, auto loans, commercial mortgages, secured and unsecured commercial loans, equity investments, fixed income products, and various derivatives (including interest rate swaps and foreign exchange options, etc.), as well as structured financial products based upon these assets.
+ Implement calculations related to regulatory capital requirements for large, complex financial institutions, including stress testing and risk-based capital requirements.
+ Construct and analyze large datasets to support the evaluation of financial institution compliance with supervisory requirements relating to consumer protection, anti-money laundering, fraud, and privacy.
+ Implement robust data sampling methods.
+ Produce clear reports describing quantitative analytics projects and their results, interpreting them for both technical and non-technical audiences and relating them directly to significant business issues both orally and in writing.
+ Perform other duties as assigned.
**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**
+ Writing reports or articles and making presentations on technical quantitative modeling topics for non-technical audiences.
+ Statistical or econometric modeling using large, complex consumer or business datasets.
+ Developing quantitative models for risk and performance segmentation and measurement.
+ Statistical programming using tools such as MatLab, S+, or R.
+ Strong English writing skills, with the ability to construct well-founded, clear, and concise analyses and recommendations.
+ An ability to explain statistical and technical concepts to non-technicians.
+ An ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
+ An ability to produce accurate work products under binding time constraints.
+ Excellent MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint skills.
+ Strong skills in statistics or econometrics.
+ Expertise with a statistical programming language such as R, S+, SAS, or MatLab, and ability to learn new programming languages quickly.
+ Knowledge of SQL use in big data.
**Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise**
+ Applied econometric modeling of time series and panel data.
+ Quantitative economic modeling or quantitative finance.
+ Model development for the valuation of financial assets and liabilities.
+ Model validation.
+ SQL programming skills and experience with relational databases (e.g., Oracle, MS SQL, etc.).
+ Implementation of methods for exploratory data analysis.
+ Design of statistical samples and implementation of sampling methodologies.
+ Design and implementation of simulation or optimization models.
+ Programming and implementation of statistical algorithms in C/C++/JAVA.
+ Management consulting.
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