QRS (Quantitative Risk and Stress) Governance Team AVP

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QRS (Quantitative Risk and Stress) Governance Team AVP-19003291

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The Quantitative Risk and Stress Testing (QRS) group’s primary objective is to develop quantitative models used for capital, stress testing and internal risk management. 


The QRS Governance team manages or coordinates all non-development activity within QRS.  A key responsibility is oversight of these activities and to ensure that QRS complies with Citi firm-wide policies.   As such, the candidate is expected to develop a strong understanding of the types of models used across various areas within Citi, modeling’s role in risk processes and the necessary controls on those models.   The basic responsibilities of the role are:


Model Risk Management Compliance

      • Management of the model inventory and submission scheduling (to include revalidation scheduling)

      • Provide and coordinate all supporting information for Quarterly Sponsor Attestations

      • Inventory and monitor all limitations and compensating control (in progress)  

      • Main interface to the iMRM system including all model documentation submissions

      • Provide analytics/testing to the MRM Annual Model Review/Ongoing Performance Analysis

      • Primary liaison to MRM on all policy matters

Management/Coordination of QRS Control Functions


      • Management of outstanding issues (MRA, Internal Audit action plans, Model Risk Management items)

      • Coordinate the Management Control Assessments (MCAs)

      • Management the End User Computing (EUC) process, acting to coordinate multiple users

Regulatory Liaison Function

      • Management of quarterly reporting/submissions to US Agencies

      • Applications for Regulatory Model Approvals

      • Notifications to Regulators of Quarterly Model Changes

      • Coordination of regulatory exams/reviews

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics or a technical discipline is preferred.  

  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple assignments and projects. 

  • Ability to gain an understanding of the Citi network and work effectively with our partners around the organization. 



  • A Basic understanding of Risk Management within the Financial industry including Market Risk and Credit Risk concepts, and a strong desire learn.  

  • 5+ years of experience in a Risk, Risk IT or Finance area. 

  • Knowledge of Citi’s internal risk processes and firm-wide control initiatives (EUC, MCA) is a plus. 



  • Candidates are expected to have strong communication skills, both oral and written. 

  • The ability to work collaboratively and influence others both within and outside of QRS. 

  • Must be self-motivated and capable of independently driving results. 

  • Strong computer literacy and Excel, PowerPoint are a must-have. 


  EEO Statement: Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity  Pay Transparency: Citi won’t discriminate against anyone for discussing pay, but those with access to pay data in their work can’t disclose it unless responding to complaints/investigations or legal requirements.

10 February 2019
Location: United States Flevoland Tampa
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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