Senior Business Auditor(Model Validation)

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Audit / Control / Quality

Senior Business Auditor(Model Validation)

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Audit / Control / Quality

Responsibilities

Job Description: 
The model risk auditor will contribute to the group’s internal audit team covering enterprise-wide model risk.

Within the IGAD, the Model Audit team in is charge of auditing all the quantitative models present in the Bank.

To this end, the team can carry out autonomous audits or provide its quantitative expertise to the missions of the Inspection as well as to that of local Audits. These missions of control and / or consultancy with high added value cover all the activities of the Société Générale Group in France and abroad.

The team's interventions and autonomous missions focus on:

- methodologies for calculating capital requirements for Basel models 2 through IRBA processes

- the models for the granting of consumer credit used in retail banking.

- the valuation models of accounting provisions in accordance with IFRS 9

- the methodologies used for risk management,

- models for the valuation of derivatives used in corporate and investment banking,

- liquidity and IRBB models used in ALM,

- Actuarial models used in insurance

This job has high visibility and can add a lot of value to the organization’s control environment and impart confidence to the regulators.

The Job will involve high degree of exposure to various aspects of investment banking and will require international travel.

The candidate will assume the following responsibilities:

  • identifies and evaluates the risks inherent in the use of models both from a methodological and a global governance point of the model (input quality, modeling assumptions, quality and use of model outputs, existence, respect and relevance of the internal procedures relating to the model and its validation)
  • analyzes the relevance of the hypotheses used to construct the models, the choices and the methods of estimating the parameters, as well as the adequacy to the current economic and financial context ("back-testing"),
  • discusses the consistency and effectiveness of the risk management system in which the models are used and the steering decisions based on this use,
  • defines areas for improvement, formulates recommendations and contributes to the monitoring of their implementation
  • Assess the remediation of regulator and audit identified issues
  • Responsible for working independently on complex pricing model audit
  • Prepare high quality audit deliverables including planning memoranda, audit programs, working papers, drafts of audit issues, audit reports and present the results to various levels of Internal Audit leadership, as well as the business organization.
  • Ensure effective and efficient execution of audits in conformance with professional and departmental standards, budgets, and timelines.
  • Maintain effective working relationship with key stakeholders responsible for modeling processes and model risk management

Required Skills:

  • Master's or Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, operations research, physics, or economics.
  • Having 6+ years of experience in Pricing and Regulatory market model development or Validation
  • Having excellent mathematical skills including stochastic calculus, numerical methods and Montecarlo simulations
  • Knowledge of OTC derivative products(including exotics and Hybrids) across multiple asset classes (Equity ,IR and FX)
  • Having CQF certification is an added advantage
  • Knowledge specific to Market regulations like FRTB, ECB and CFTC is an added advantage

Soft skills:

  • Autonomy
  • Ability to work in a team: integrate, adapt and share information
  • Openness and Curiosity: the candidate will perform audit missions focusing mainly on regulatory credit risk models but not only. He/she might be involved on all type of models audited by the team
  • Rigor, reliability and toughness
  • Oral and written communication, assertiveness, relational
  • Ability to popularize messages
  • Ease of writing

Profile required

Job Description: 
The model risk auditor will contribute to the group’s internal audit team covering enterprise-wide model risk.

Within the IGAD, the Model Audit team in is charge of auditing all the quantitative models present in the Bank.

To this end, the team can carry out autonomous audits or provide its quantitative expertise to the missions of the Inspection as well as to that of local Audits. These missions of control and / or consultancy with high added value cover all the activities of the Société Générale Group in France and abroad.

The team's interventions and autonomous missions focus on:

- methodologies for calculating capital requirements for Basel models 2 through IRBA processes

- the models for the granting of consumer credit used in retail banking.

- the valuation models of accounting provisions in accordance with IFRS 9

- the methodologies used for risk management,

- models for the valuation of derivatives used in corporate and investment banking,

- liquidity and IRBB models used in ALM,

- Actuarial models used in insurance

This job has high visibility and can add a lot of value to the organization’s control environment and impart confidence to the regulators.

The Job will involve high degree of exposure to various aspects of investment banking and will require international travel.

The candidate will assume the following responsibilities:

  • identifies and evaluates the risks inherent in the use of models both from a methodological and a global governance point of the model (input quality, modeling assumptions, quality and use of model outputs, existence, respect and relevance of the internal procedures relating to the model and its validation)
  • analyzes the relevance of the hypotheses used to construct the models, the choices and the methods of estimating the parameters, as well as the adequacy to the current economic and financial context ("back-testing"),
  • discusses the consistency and effectiveness of the risk management system in which the models are used and the steering decisions based on this use,
  • defines areas for improvement, formulates recommendations and contributes to the monitoring of their implementation
  • Assess the remediation of regulator and audit identified issues
  • Responsible for working independently on complex pricing model audit
  • Prepare high quality audit deliverables including planning memoranda, audit programs, working papers, drafts of audit issues, audit reports and present the results to various levels of Internal Audit leadership, as well as the business organization.
  • Ensure effective and efficient execution of audits in conformance with professional and departmental standards, budgets, and timelines.
  • Maintain effective working relationship with key stakeholders responsible for modeling processes and model risk management

Required Skills:

  • Master's or Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, operations research, physics, or economics.
  • Having 6+ years of experience in Pricing and Regulatory market model development or Validation
  • Having excellent mathematical skills including stochastic calculus, numerical methods and Montecarlo simulations
  • Knowledge of OTC derivative products(including exotics and Hybrids) across multiple asset classes (Equity ,IR and FX)
  • Having CQF certification is an added advantage
  • Knowledge specific to Market regulations like FRTB, ECB and CFTC is an added advantage

Soft skills:

  • Autonomy
  • Ability to work in a team: integrate, adapt and share information
  • Openness and Curiosity: the candidate will perform audit missions focusing mainly on regulatory credit risk models but not only. He/she might be involved on all type of models audited by the team
  • Rigor, reliability and toughness
  • Oral and written communication, assertiveness, relational
  • Ability to popularize messages
  • Ease of writing

Why join us

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

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Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!
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We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000P5T
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2022/11/30
Publication date: 2022/09/15
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