Manager, Model Validation

Requisition ID
Risk Advisory
Physical Location : Location
Additional Locations
US-GA-Atlanta | US-NC-Winston Salem | US-VA-Richmond | US-VA-Tysons | US-NC-Raleigh | US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Fort Worth


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We are seeking an experienced Model Validation Manager, who will perform and manage independent model validation of various analytical models.


How you will contribute:

  • Assessing the conceptual soundness and applicability of the mathematical/statistical theories
  • Evaluating data inputs and assumptions
  • Testing model computational accuracy and performing outcomes analysis (such as back-testing and benchmarking)
  • Analytical models requiring validation and effective challenge may include BSA/AML, CECL, ALM, stress testing, scorecard, compliance/regulatory, pricing/valuation, regression, and economic capital models.
  • Managing, coaching, and reviewing the work performed by other consultants
  • Managing engagements from initial scoping to completion
  • Being the primary communicator of the engagement team
  • Supporting business development activities, including proposals, and building relationships with clients


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to write and communicate complex observations into reports and present them to clients
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with particular attention to detail



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting, statistics, or other quantitative fields
  • 3 years or more of experience with data analysis, quantitative analysis, and model validation activities with financial services institutions



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree
  • Ability to review, validate, or develop models related to one or more of the following strongly preferred: market, credit, operational, liquidity risk capital, ERM, insurance models, stress testing
  • Experience with CECL, ALM, BSA/AML, and/or regulatory compliance models
  • Competency in programming languages such as SAS, R, or Python and database management such as SQL preferred
  • Prior experience at a consulting and/or professional services firm
  • Professional Certification such as FRM or CFA



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