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Quantitative Finance Analyst

Jersey City, New Jersey

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description:

Working closely with the Risk Methodology, Line of Business Risk Managers and Technology teams, the candidate will provide support for the production of market risk and counterparty risk models. With a good working knowledge of market risk infrastructure, data flows and market risk and counterparty risk models, the candidate will be expected to play a significant role in the process design and risk system requirements, ensuring the completeness and accuracy of all market risk models.

The candidate will liaise with Line of Business Risk Managers to provide quantitative risk implications of regulatory changes, new product development etc. and enhance market risk models to reflect changes in the business environment. The role requires a flexible approach that can deal with problems that require pragmatic solutions and innovative thinking.

A good understanding of the key risk drivers at product, business and firm-wide levels is required. The ability to communicate to Line of Business Risk Managers potential risks is required.

Proactively monitor and remediate any market risk and counterparty risk issues that is used in production risk measurement and reporting. Ensure the completeness, validity, and accuracy of on a regular basis. Work with business data users to define the use of data within various risk systems. Work closely with technology to ensure the timely and accurate data processing and test, implement and roll out effective processes and system controls. Work with other groups as needed, including Counterparty Reporting, Enterprise Stress Testing and various Technology groups to ensure effective controls over market data for GBAM.

Minimum Education Requirement: Master’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience

Required Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in a quantitative discipline is required.
• At least two year’s work experience in Finance with a strong preference for candidates with a Market Risk or Counterparty Risk background.
• A thorough understanding of Market Risk or Counterparty Risk models including Value at Risk, Stress Test models related economic capital regulations is required.
• A demonstrated track record in process execution, process control and process re-engineering in the market Market Risk or Counterparty Risk realms is required.
• A detailed understanding of the mathematical principles underlie these risk models and how these principles are implemented and controlled in large scale risk systems is highly desirable.
• A broad knowledge of equity and fixed income financial products including, FX, interest rate and credit products.
• Advanced desktop technology skills such as Excel and PowerPoint is a must.
• Experience in quantitative computer programming (VBA, SQL, Python) a plus.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including well-developed presentation skills


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No

Jersey City pay and benefits information

Jersey City pay range:

$88,800 - $150,000 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.


This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, access to paid time off, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.

Street Address

Primary Location:
525 Washington Blvd, NJ, Jersey City, 07310