13 days old
2017-11-072017-12-05

Sr Business/Data Analyst

Columbus, OH 43219
  • Job Code
    586451
  • Payrate
    $20 To $45

Sr. Business/Data Analyst:


SUMMARY


The Senior Analyst in Model Governance supports multiple cross functional teams with the development, maintenance, and governance of statistically sound robust models. They partner in creating, standardizing, and implementing governance documentation and processes for models to ensure that appropriate processes are in place to provide the needed functionality while maintaining the integrity of the business strategy. They are integrally involved in designing and developing new models as well as enhancing existing models. This is done through a cyclical communication with model users, developers, and validators as well as consumers of the model output, which the Sr. Analyst will be responsible for managing and prioritizing.


Responsibilities also include executing periodic audits and updates of access, data sources, and assumptions in the models being governed. The Senior Analyst also performs back testing on utilized models to evaluate effectiveness and identify opportunities to improve.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


Documentation: Initially, these roles will be heavily involved in documentation and building out of procedures. As the work progresses, this documentation will become daily use and maintenance to adhere to the change control processes. At this point, specialization will begin in Model Development and Validation.


Model Development and Validation:


- Model Development partners with internal customers to implement their stated strategies into the governed models with the required functionality and protections in place to ensure regulatory integrity. Developing, maintaining and enhancing complex models using various data and assumption sources.


- Model Validation conducts in depth reviews and validations of changes to models to verify data sources and strategies are properly reflected in the model functionality and calculations.


Change Control Process - Execute designed change control procedures to ensure integrity of the models.


- Model Developers - Identify needed model functionality and enhancements by working directly with internal partners.


- Model Validators - Partners with internal customers to document model theory, policies, procedures, and other work flows as necessary.


Audits & Data Source Validation - Research, document, and communicate the proper data sources for the models being used. Discuss alternatives and document the reason for chosen sources and methodologies. Performa reviews & document access and version controls of models as well as ensuring required documentation exists and is up to date.


Model Training - Provide training for model users and owners on the utility of the developed models and reporting functions.


Periodic Updates - Manages the periodic updates of assumptions, formatting, and new model version publication.


QUALIFICATIONS


Education: Bachelor's Degree with a focus in a quantitative field such as Finance, Economics, Business, or Statistics.


Work Experience:


- Two to three years of directly related work experience in advanced financial modeling, querying and validating data sets, and an understanding of financial metrics and statements.


- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel


- Excellent verbal and written communication skills


- Business acumen to understand cross functional impacts of strategic and operational decisions on models and their users


- Ability to effectively partner with cross functional teams among competing priorities


- Attention to detail


- Project management skills with the ability to prioritize long and short term projects


- Proficient with SharePoint & Essbase preferred


Standard office working conditions

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