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Quantitative Analyst

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Job Description Summary

Responsible for ensuring that the method employed for risk measurement and management is financially sound. Quantitative ALM Analyst will be will be responsible for assessing new modeling methodologies for implementation in the risk management practice and provide opinion on modeling and risk management of banking and derivative products. Actively involved in researching and modeling non-maturity deposit behavior.

Essential Job Functions
  • Responsible for understanding the balance sheet results of Net Interest Income simulation and Economic Valuation driven by stochastic modeling process.
  • Develop in-depth understanding of interest rate risk analysis focusing on Monte Carlo term structure modeling, value at risk, economic value sensitivities, net interest income forecasting, prepayment modeling, non-maturity deposit modeling, and creating h
  • Involved in all aspects of interest rate risk measurement, model evaluations, strategy, and design
  • Conduct economic value analysis on a variety of complex financial instruments quantifying and analyzing balance sheet risks
  • Create economic model for non-maturing deposits simulating customer deposit balance behavior in various interest rate environments.
  • Analyze CMO/MBS cash flow and prepayment forecasts.
  • Evaluate and analyze results from stochastic term structure model using a variety of one and two factor rate models and differing volatility assumptions.
  • Interpret and create variance/covariance and correlation matrixes, perform yield curve PCA analysis.
Other Job Duties
  • Assist in preparing ALCO monthly production reports.
  • Maintain documentation as required.
  • Perform special projects as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience
  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • May have practical knowledge of project management.
  • Requires 5 years minimum prior relevant experience.

Education
  • Bachelor's Degree Math, Statistics, Finance or Economic

Skills
  • • Knowledge of QRM, AFT, Intex a plus.
  • Quantitative methods and tools supporting financial modeling.
  • Must have excellent quantitative modeling skills.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial modeling.
  • Must be able to work independently and proactively and take initiative in solving problems quickly.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Consulting skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.
Primary Location: United States-California-San RamonJob Type: Full-timeJob: Accounting Finance