Risk Appetite Analyst Risk Appetite Analyst …

Credit Suisse
in Raleigh, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Credit Suisse
in Raleigh, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Credit Suisse
Risk Appetite Analyst
We Offer
GM/IBCM/CUSO Risk Appetite (RA) is responsible for setting overall risk limits for Global Markets, Investment Banking and Capital Markets, and Consolidated U.S. Operations within Credit Suisse. The team's focus is an integrated approach (partnering with Financial, Capital, and Business planning) that ensures a consistent and coherent approach to risk-taking that implements senior management's strategic vision. RA staff regularly discusses issues with senior staff across PC, CFO, COO, and CRO, and are expected to understand theoretical risk issues, mechanical details of calculations, and pragmatic business considerations. The RA team also works closely with both business-aligned risk management teams, the Enterprise Risk and Portfolio Risk teams, and Risk Appetite teams around that globe that cover other parts of Credit Suisse.

The Role:

  • Staff position within Risk Appetite team.
    • You will support monthly and quarterly meeting and process tasks, including:
      • Initiate and run quarterly meetings with business partners.
      • Support the preparation of materials.
      • Support action tracking and remediation.
      • Address Control/Audit issues.
    • You will understand the various models used to measure & handle risk, including VaR, ERC, ELA, and SFTQ.
    • Monitor usage and highlight potential issues to senior management in advance
    • Work with Portfolio Market Risk team to drivers of measured risk usage and assess impact of future business activity.
    • Support discussions with business partners by developing clear presentation materials supplemented with thoughtful analysis.
    • Develop presentation materials for high profile meetings, including Board of Directors and Fed meetings.
    • Review presentations for continuity and accuracy as well as lead monthly dashboard process.
  • You will work with teams located in other business centers to ensure that GM/IBCM/CUSO needs are met.
    • Support limit setting and monitoring of risk metrics.
    • You will coordinate limit requests and portfolio rebalancing.
    • You will handle Group calendar deliveries & dedications.
  • Highly motivated and willing to work with other team members to address issues both in RA and the wider Enterprise Risk team.

Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.

You Offer
You bring:
    You have deep understanding of software delivery lifecycle, test case writing and execution (UAT). Intermediate PowerPoint & Excel required as baseline skills (advanced skills preferred). Do you have interest in key investment banking products and capital markets? Do you have the ability to learn from experts in the firm about risk measurement frameworks, VaR, scenario loss models, and other tools for quantitative measurement of risk? Are you able to work independently, under pressure and within very tight deadlines? You have strong communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills in English (both verbal and written). Do you have a well-organized and detail-oriented approach to your work?