Risk Analyst (Finance/Product)

Employer
Transamerica
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Oct 16, 2021
Closes
Oct 23, 2021
Ref
156169363
Function
Analyst, Finance
Hours
Full Time
Job Description SummaryAegon Corporate Center Financial Risk Management (FRM) is looking for a Risk Analyst. This role supports critical processes and systems in liability modeling, valuation and reporting through risk-neutral valuation and derivative pricing. The role involves using, developing, and maintaining the firm's Economic Scenario Generation (ESG) application in the FRM Risk Cloud and additional Financial Risk Management functions related to Global Assumptions. The financial data and derived calculations are used in IFRS and Solvency II reporting. This is a multi-disciplinary role responsible for maintaining high-quality service to meet internal customer goals, fulfilling business requirements, and participating in system enhancements to realize FRM modernization efforts.Job DescriptionTransamerica has been helping people feel better about the future for more than 100 years, and we're proud of the trust we've earned. But we believe our responsibility goes beyond insurance, investments, and retirement accounts. We're also in the business of helping people improve their financial and personal well-being, so they can add more years to their lives, and more life to their years.ResponsibilitiesProduce and validate economic scenarios using Group's ESGs.Provide deliverables related to economic, market consistent valuation within the Economic Framework, IFRS4, IFRS17, SII and other regulatory frameworks.Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to integrate financial market data systems and services within Aegon/Transamerica.Support customer relationships through regular communication, proactively improving services, anticipating changing requirements, and providing consultative support.Support daily system operations in close cooperation with Aegon Global Technology resources using Agile design principles (eg, standups, release scheduling)Enhance automation for system maintenance, revisions, validation, and analytics, primarily through Python coding.Call upon academic and professional preparation, along with the resources of the team to research solutions to financial risk problems, implement operationally sound solutions, and deliver excellence to our customers.Adhere to technical and governance controls in accordance with the internal control framework and systems development life cycle (SDLC).Other duties and responsibilities as assigned in support of FRM.Qualifications:Requires a bachelor's degree in mathematics, actuarial science, statistics, finance, or related field, and desire to pursue CFA, FRM, ASA, or equivalent designation.Must demonstrate solid understanding of investment and finance concepts and be able to creatively apply them in solving analytical problems in the business setting.Practical experience in an object-oriented programming language, ie, Python, C++, Java.Strong attention to detail; comprehensive in evaluating requirements, defining testing, and reviewing changes to address potential issues before they have significant adverse impact.Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.Preferred Qualifications:2 or more years of relevant experience.Relevant professional designation or currently in progress (CFA, FRM, ASA).Should have an excellent understanding of financial markets and derivative pricing.Advanced programming knowledge in Python.Working Conditions:Hybrid employees will need to work at a Company office location at times and a remote work location (typically their home) at times.What You Receive:A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It's our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you'll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification SponsorshipHealth and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program.Our commitment to inclusion & diversity means that we value differences. We encourage the unique perspectives of persons and are dedicated to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

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