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PwC Commercial Credit Risk - Senior Associate in New York, New York

Specialty/Competency: Financial Risk

Industry/Sector: Banking and Capital Markets

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our Balance Sheet Management practice, within Financial Risk and Regulatory services, will provide you with the opportunity to help business leaders embed a proactive and dynamic risk management capability and mind set into their corporate business practices. From strategy through to implementation, we help put in place people, processes and technology so they can leverage financial risk management to identify new opportunities and pursue success as smoothly, systematically and sustainably as possible in the face of changing markets, technologies and competition.

Our team provides our clients with gap assessments as well as design and implement processes to facilitate asset and liability management, funding and liquidity planning and stress testing, and capital management. You’ll help build tools that enable our clients to efficiently utilise capital and liquidity resources, consistent with regulatory expectations.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

A career in Commercial Credit Risk, within Financial Services Advisory - Risk & Regulatory, will provide you the opportunity to advise financial institutions on a broad range of credit risk management topics including, organization and governance; credit process optimization; risk rating model design, build and implementation; and Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) process and tools. You will work on a team evaluating, designing, and implementing credit risk strategies to support our clients in effectively addressing key market challenges. ​

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s) of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Business Administration/Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Accounting, Economics

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in how to lead or facilitate relevant project management or client consultations in the areas of credit-related activities and credit risk management, emphasizing a combination of the following areas:

  • Leading and/or playing a significant role in commercial lending and credit process redesign initiatives, such as streamlining credit approval processes (including using robotics and / or artificial intelligence), better aligning deal team execution and delivery to client segmentation schemes, implementing credit process redesign initiatives, redesigning risk management organization or functional responsibilities, enhancing loan review processes, and/or enhancing loss mitigation/recovery processes;

  • Managing credit risk processes, performing underwriting, credit analysis and assigning risk ratings, writing risk management policies;

  • Possessing completion of a formal credit training program;

  • Developing, applying, and validating commercial credit risk methodologies including obligor and facility risk rating (e.g., PD, LGD, EAD) models, pricing models, etc.;

  • Creating and executing design and application of commercial credit risk reporting and analytics in a financial services organization;

  • Utilizing Allowance for Credit Losses, including methodology, models and knowledge of US GAAP requirements 2under Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL). Knowledge of IFRS 9; and,

  • Selecting, implementing and/or using commercial credit risk workflow, analytic tools - e.g., Moody's, S&P, nCino, and/or, reporting technologies - e.g., SAS, SQL, R, Python, VBA, Tableau, Oracle, IBM, et al.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success with designing and implementing process improvement solutions, leveraging PC applications including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), where applicable, including:

  • Leveraging know-how of a wide range of commercial loan types, including C&I, CRE, ABL, Leasing, Project Finance, Leveraged Lending, etc.;

  • Writing and delivering results to prospective clients or team members;

  • Demonstrating proven abilities as a team leader by supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust, seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation, and coaching staff, including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback; and,

  • Identifying and addressing client needs by building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement, communicating value propositions, managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections, and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.

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