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Risk Management Analytics - Senior Manager

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00508572


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Risk Management Analytics - Senior Manager
 The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. We are at the forefront of digital; we create it, we own it, and we make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises.
Accenture Digital is powered by three practices – Analytics, Mobility and Interactive. As part of our Analytics practice, you’ll deliver analytically-informed, issue-based solutions that help clients across all industries make faster, smarter decisions. You will play a critical role in helping them design solutions to complex business issues.
******Our client base is Global and International travel is required on some projects.*********
Role Summary  
In the right hands (yours!) and handled strategically, the massive amounts of information our clients collect today can become their most valuable new asset. And the ability to gain actionable insights from that data is critical to produce tangible results. If you are passionate about helping clients make faster, smarter decisions to tackle their most complex business issues, we want to meet you.
Overall purpose of job
For our Risk Analytics Practice, we are seeking experienced and accomplished Risk Management professionals with significant experience in risk modeling and analytics, and sound understanding of Financial Services risk management principles and practice.
As a Risk Analytics professional, you will support financial services firms from around the world in achieving their expected return targets while managing risks, and complying with regulatory requirements in the most cost-effective manner. By refining and optimizing our clients' abilities to identify, measure, monitor and manage financial risk, we create substantial shareholder and economic value. We have the breadth of risk analytics experience, global resources, best-in-class analytical tools and frameworks, superior assets and deep knowledge to help our clients become high-performing Financial Services businesses.
Main Responsibilities/Accountabilities
Engagement Execution
  • Lead client engagements that may involve model development, validation, governance, risk strategy, transformation, implementation and end-to-end delivery of risk management solutions for Accenture’s clients.
  • Advise clients on a wide range of Credit, Market and Operational Risk Management/Analytics initiatives. Projects may involve Risk Management advisory work for CROs, CFOs, etc. to achieve a variety of business, operational and regulatory outcomes.
  • Be a trusted advisor to senior executives and management on their business needs and issues.
  • Develop and frame a Proof of Concept for key clients, where applicable, including scoping, staffing, engagement setup and execution.
Practice Enablement
  • Manage, mentor and counsel analysts and consultants to be successful and effective Management Consultants.
  • Support development of the Risk Analytics Practice by driving initiatives around staffing, quality management, recruitment, capability development, knowledge management, etc.
  • Develop thought capital and disseminate information around current and emerging trends in Financial Risk Management. Contribute to development of Accenture Points-of-View on a variety of risk analytics topics.
  • Publish research and present ideas at conferences and seminars
Opportunity Development
  • Identify business development opportunities for our Risk Management offerings in the Banking and
  • Capital Market domains. Develop compelling business case/response to new business opportunities.
  • Work with deal teams to provide subject matter expertise on credit, market and operational risk related topics and participate in development of client propoals and RFP responses.
Client Relationship Development
  • Develop trusted relationships with internal and external clients, and have an eye for qualifying
  • potential opportunities and negotiating complex deals.
  • Build strong relationships with global Accenture Analytics and Risk Management teams, and further develop existing relationships based on mutual benefit and synergies.


Preferred Skills:
  • Masters or PhD in a Quantitative discipline.
  • Strong academic credentials and publications, if applicable. Industry certifications such as FRM, PRM, CFA and strong academic performance (GRE, GMAT, and GPA) preferred.
  • Knowledge of tools/ vendor products such as Moody’s Risk Calc/ Risk Frontier / Credit Edge, Bloomberg, Reuters, Murex, QRM, etc.
  • Banking: Understanding of banking products across retail and wholesale asset classes, frameworks and methodologies used in one or more of the areas listed above. Advanced skills in quantification and validation of risk model parameters (E.g.: PD, LGD, EAD) for Wholesale, SME and/or Retail Banking portfolios
  • Capital Markets: Understanding of financial instruments/ products across equity, fixed income, derivatives and/or securitization space. Conceptual understanding or direct exposure to one or more of the following types of models: interest rate pricing models, equity and FX option pricing models, commodities, single and multifactor derivative pricing models, stochastic volatility models, etc.
  • Risk Regulation: In-depth understanding of new/ evolving regulations in the Risk management space. Knowledge of Basel II/ III principles and practice, Dodd Frank, ICAAP, CCAR, etc.
  • Exposure to working in globally distributed workforce environment including offshore model.
  • Experience in extracting, aggregating and structuring large volumes of data along different dimensions.
  • Interpersonal and presentation skills - ability to interface effectively with the client individually and as a member of an engagement team
  • Team-oriented and collaborative working style, both with clients and those within the organization.
  • Ability to work around a dynamic business and travel schedule (Mon-Thur up to 80% as necessary)
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 9 years of experience with Risk Analytics at a Financial Services firm (Consumer/Commercial Bank or Investment Bank or Broker-Dealer), Rating Agency or Professional Services/Risk Advisory firm.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with at least one of the following:
    • Risk Ratings and Credit Risk Methodology
    • Economic and Regulatory Capital
    • Stress Testing
    • Liquidity Risk
    • Counterparty Risk
    • Market Risk
    • Model Validation/Audit/Governance
    • ALLL and Provisioning
    • Pricing
    • Underwriting
    • Collections and Recovery
    • Fraud
    • Credit Policy and Limit Management
  • Minimum of 3 years at a Management Consulting firm.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with analytical techniques used for development and validation (conceptual foundation and technical merit) of wide range of risk and valuation models.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with one or more of analytical tools such as SAS, R, SQL, Excel/VBA, Matlab, C++, etc.
  • Minimum of Bachelor degree (MA/MS preferred) in quantitative discipline, (Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering)

Our Commitment to You

  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan. Learn more about our extensive rewards and benefits
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us
Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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