Sr. Associate, Loss Forecasting
Location:
Riverwoods , Illinois
Posted:
January 17, 2018
Reference:
P102175_S1
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Sr. Associate, Loss Forecasting

Job Description
This position provides an excellent opportunity to quickly develop an in-depth and big-picture understanding of credit risk management and operations in a sophisticated financial institution Utilize statistical tools, including SAS, SQL, EssBase and Advanced Excel for analysis and reporting Leverage business knowledge and communication skills and utilize MS PowerPoint and research capability to prepare presentations by senior management to internal or external audience Maintain an in-depth understanding of all the components, changes as well as final outputs of entire loss forecasting process. Assist in the loss forecasting process, forecasting model development, validation, performance monitoring and model improvement Assist in internal and external audits and/or regulatory exams Deliver business analytical reports to senior management and/or business partners on a regular basis Communicate and coordinate with various functional areas to gather and verify data and information Support senior management on ad-hoc analytical and reporting requests.
Skills
see job descriptionUtilize statistical tools, including SAS, SQL, EssBase and Advanced Excel for analysis and reporting Leverage business knowledge and communication skills and utilize MS PowerPoint and research capability to prepare presentations by senior management to internal or external audience Maintain an in-depth understanding of all the components, changes as well as final outputs of entire loss forecasting process. Assist in the loss forecasting process, forecasting model development, validation, performance monitoring and model improvement Assist in internal and external audits and/or regulatory exams Deliver business analytical reports to senior management and/or business partners on a regular basis Communicate and coordinate with various functional areas to gather and verify data and information Support senior management on ad-hoc analytical and reporting requests.
Promote a risk-aware culture; ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and practices.

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