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Allowance for Loan Loss Senior Associate in Cleveland, OH at KeyBank

Date Posted: 9/29/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    127 Public Square
    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description


Execute the process to support the production of the Allowance for Loan Losses (ALLL) reserve for Commercial and Consumer portfolios. Lead and assist in testing updates and changes to ALLL production platform. Support the development of an appropriate quarterly level of ALLL (quantitative & qualitative) for selected loan portfolios by developing an understanding of the key methodology assumptions and risk drivers and the underlying reporting and analyses processes. Work across the broader ALLL team to provide advanced analyses and reporting for quantitative and qualitative reserves to deliver on stated strategies. Manage and participate in data sourcing projects including liaising between technology partners and the business to engineer data into insightful business intelligence solutions, process improvements / automations, and reports.

  • Provide moderate to more complex analysis and reports, leveraging critical thinking and business acumen to source and translate data into business intelligence insights, reports, and analysis that answer business problems
  • Produce standard self-service and ad hoc management reporting capabilities leveraging SAS, Tableau, Cognos, and other visual analytic techniques
  • Ability to quickly acclimate oneself to new data and information sources to facilitate data analyses on emerging trends and business environment or customer behaviors
  • Ability to develop effective partnerships across various disciplines in Risk Modeling & Analytics such as Credit Modeling, AIME and ALLL business teams to develop deeper understanding of model drivers and ECL capabilities, and to coordinate and execute ad hoc SAS ECL run requests and analyses
  • Effectively communicate key points to respective stakeholders, with the right amount of detail
  • Work closely with RMIR (Credit Risk Reporting), SAS Implementation, and KTOS teams on system conversions, quarterly change cycles, technical error resolution, production support, and model and other enhancements
  • Continue to evolve the ALLL process with a focus on continuous improvement, leveraging technology, and identifying and implementing efficiencies
  • Interface with Accounting (MRFS) and support quarterly GL booking process (i.e. knowledge of KART, General Ledger and KEIS)
  • Review work product of junior staff; provide input, direction, and mentorship

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Math/Statistics, Data Analytics, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Accounting or related degree preferred)
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant accounting/finance/analytics/modeling experience, including experience in Finance or Credit Risk Management
  • High level of proficiency in SAS, Tableau, and other related reporting tools with intermediate\\advanced query writing\\coding including complex joins
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Database and Loan system knowledge (including CRR, CL3, Loan IQ, MSP, etc.)
  • Process flow and project management experience
  • Experience with analytical programming languages
  • Experience with quantitative modeling and/or forecasting is a plus
  • Knowledge of Key’s internal reporting systems (CRR, KART, General Ledger, KEIS, Finance Transformation)
  • Knowledge and proficiency with accessing information in Key’s data supply chain (DSC)
  • Knowledge of the SAS ECL system, or a willingness and aptitude to learn


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