BOA - Quantitative Finance Analyst

Multiple Locations
Post time: 13/03/2021






Role Summary

The Quantitative Financial Analyst interacts with a wide variety of stakeholders including risk managers, model developers, operations, technology, finance, and capital. The Analyst will identify, lead, and organize strategic change efforts across the team including new model deployment and analytical capability development.

Job Description
  • Applying quantitative methods to develop capabilities that meet line of business, risk management and regulatory requirements
  • Maintaining and continuously enhancing capabilities over time to respond to the changing nature of portfolios, economic conditions and emerging risks
  • Understanding and executing activities that form the end-to-end model development and use life cycle
  • Identifying requirements from the teams which improve the group’s ability to generate insights and understanding of portfolio risk, model accuracy, and forecast reason-ability
  • Clearly documenting and effectively communicating quantitative methods as part of ongoing engagement with key stakeholders, including the lines of business, risk managers, model validation, technology
  • Graduate degree in quantitative discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Finance,
  • Physics)
  • 2+ years of experience in model development, statistical work, data analytics or quantitative research, or PhD
  • Strong Programming skills e.g. R, Python, SAS, SQL, R or other languages
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively communicate quantitative topics to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Effectively presents findings, data, and conclusions to influence senior leaders
  • Ability to work in a large, complex organization, and influence various stakeholders and partners
  • Strong team player able to seamlessly transition between contributing individually and collaborating on team projects
About the company Bank of America Merrill Lynch

It is an American multinational investment bank division under the auspices of Bank of America. It provides services in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, lending, trading, risk management, research, and liquidity and payments management. It was formed through the combination of the corporate and investment banking activities following the acquisition of the latter by the former in January 2009.


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