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Jobs


Date: 28 Sep 2006
Subject: San Francisco, CA: Model Review Analyst (Spec III - Credit) at Washington Mutual

Be a part of our success story. Washington Mutual, named one of the “Top 100 Best Companies to Work For” by Fortune magazine in 2006, offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to do the best work of their lives in a dynamic and growing company. Through competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, internal advancement opportunities, and nationally recognized community involvement, you’ll have the chance to create a career you can be proud of. Your success story starts here.

This position is within the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Model Review area that is responsible for reviewing and evaluating the overall integrity of the financial, statistical and business models that are utilized within the organization. It includes evaluating and appraising statistical models that are used to render decisions in customer behavior, financial valuation and cash flow models used in securitization and capital markets activities, and interest rate risk models used to simulate the impact on net interest income given directional movements in interest rates. Responsibilities include mapping and reconciling model inputs to their originating source and reviewing formulas and calculations for accuracy. The incumbent must have a general understanding of financial theory and application, as well as excellent auditing and problem solving skills.

This position will review the following models and tools across all Providian lines of business, including credit, finance, marketing and operations:

  • Statistics
  • Financial Valuation & Cash Flow
  • Asset & Liability Management
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Math, Economics, Statistics or other related quantitative discipline; advanced degree preferred.
  • 3+ years direct experience in auditing and/or Risk Management processes highly preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years direct financial services experience.
  • Knowledge of key accounting principles such as FAS 133 and FAS 140, as well as bank regulatory guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated competencies/knowledge of credit-risk fundamentals, financial spreadsheet & database tools (Excel, Access, SQL, etc.).
Contact:
Please apply online referencing Job Number 411067, Source Type as Job Board and Source Name as kdnuggets.com at www.wamu.com/careers.

Washington Mutual is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the Recruiter.


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