Bank of America Sr Quantitative Finance Analyst - Model Standards & Oversight in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Global Risk Analytics (GRA) is looking for a quantitative analyst to join its Model Standards and Oversight (MSO) team. The analyst will focus on improving all aspects of GRA’s model documentation, including writing standards, technical exposition, content automation, infrastructure standardization and review processes.

This is a challenging and intellectually stimulating role, offering exposure to an extensive set of models across all areas of risk and drawing on a broad range of skills. The successful candidate will possess the mathematical skills necessary to understand the underlying models, the writing and communication skills necessary to produce and advise on model documentation, and the ability to exert broad influence.

Key tasks include the following:

  • Enhance standards for GRA’s model documentation

  • Standardize the infrastructure used by GRA to produce model documentation

  • Influence GRA’s broad variety of teams to improve their model documentation standards

  • Automate and standardize GRA’s documentation processes

  • Influence GRA’s key partners to enhance documentation processes

  • Review and edit critical, regulatory model documentation submissions

  • Help establish appropriate skillsets within GRA’s modelling teams

Key Competencies

  • Demonstrates Effective Documentation

  • Leverages Technology

  • Drives Operational Excellence

  • Demonstrates Analytical Ability

Required Skills

  • Numeracy

  • Ability to produce technical documentation of a quantitative nature

  • Ability to understand a broad range of finance models

  • Ability to influence others

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills

  • Ability to apply Excel, VBA, LaTeX, Word and SDLC tools such as JIRA

Bank of America will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with San Francisco ordinance 17-14 and federal law applicable to Bank of America.

Posting Date : 03/19/2018

Location :

San Francisco, CA, 315 MONTGOMERY ST (CA5704),

Thousand Oaks, CA, 225 W HILLCREST DR (CA6918),

Atlanta, GA, Atlanta Plaza, 600 Peachtree St NE,

Chicago, IL, 135 S LA SALLE ST (IL4135),


  • United States

Travel : Yes, 5% of the time

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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