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Quantitative Analytics Senior Associate - Commercial Credit in Cleveland, OH at KeyBank

Date Posted: 11/3/2020

Job Snapshot

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    127 Public Square
    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

About the Job
For its Model Development (Risk Modeling and Analytics) group within the Risk organization, KeyCorp is looking for a Quantitative Associate Senior Associate to development economic capital model or build two-dimensional risk rating (“2D-RR”) models for its commercial credit portfolios. This individual will independently build and perform qualitative and quantitative assessments of all aspects of models including theoretical aspects, model design and implementation as well as data quality and integrity.

Essential Job Functions
  • Develop/update the input parameters for Bank’s credit economic capital model (Moody’s RiskFrontier model)
  • Participate in quantitative risk modeling projects, including econometric models for credit risk measurement and benchmarking.
  • Use quantitative tools and techniques to measure and analyze model risks and reaches conclusions on strengths and limitations of the model.
  • Perform descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis leveraging a variety of statistical techniques (such as segmentation, logistic regression, sensitivity analysis, and machine learning)
  • Extract data and perform statistical analysis on different size of data using languages such as SAS, R, and SQL
  • Deliver analytic insights and recommendations in presentations at various levels including executive audience

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or master’s degree in economics, finance, mathematics, statistics or other quantitative field.
  • Experience with commercial lending portfolio risk modeling is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of statistics/econometrics.
  • Working knowledge of SAS or other advanced statistical/econometric analysis software.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office with advanced experience in Excel and SQL.
  • Excellent analytical ability.
  • Critical thinkers with business intuition, intellectual curiosity, and ability to execute
  • Hands-on approach, with proven execution/process skills. Organized and focused on delivering results.
  • Impeccable integrity, sound judgment, and strategic vision.
  • Excellent communications skills – internally and externally, including with regulators.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong written and communication skills: ability to clearly articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong time and project management skills to meet deliverables
  • Relational databases and SQL programming.
  • Ability to use advanced statistical and mathematical software to perform statistical estimation on financial data.
  • Financial modeling in mathematical/symbolic terms.
  • Ability to solve mathematical models analytically.
  • Ability to analyze complex financial instruments, create spreadsheets and write code to facilitate the analysis.
  • Strong organization skills are required to perform multiple tasks simultaneously to meet strict deadlines.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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