Portfolio Analytics & Strategy Analyst Sr

PNC | Pittsburgh, PA

Posted Date 9/22/2019
Description At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. As a Portfolio Analytics & Strategy Analyst within PNC's Balance Sheet Analytics & Modeling Group, you will be based in Tyson's Corner, VA or downtown Washington, DC.

You will play a key role in the development and management of the loan loss reserve for PNC’s $82B retail loan portfolio under the new CECL (Current Expected Credit Loss) standard. In this role, you will apply quantitative analytics and conceptual thinking towards the development of solutions for the loan loss reserve. You will work with large datasets, predictive models, and financial and analytical reports. You will develop effective written and verbal communications to share the strategies that you develop. You will work closely with Finance, Independent Risk Management, Data and Business teams. You will cultivate a deeper understanding of PNC’s retail portfolio (including residential real estate loans, credit card, automobile, education and other personal loans), drivers of losses on the portfolio and loss forecasting techniques. Ultimately, this role will support PNC’s continued sound management of the loan loss reserves and impact PNC’s financial statements

This Senior Analyst role is responsible for working with the lines of business in creating and developing loss reserve solutions, methodologies and models for PNC’s consumer loans portfolio in response to changing business conditions, regulatory environment and accounting policies. The Senior Analyst will also be responsible for testing and validating the solutions during implementation phase as well as executing the solutions and documenting the results post implementation for on-going reserve reporting cycles. A key aspect of the responsibility is also to develop, monitor and refine new forms of analytics on a continuous basis to capture potential risks, track the overall trend and communicate out effectively to loss reserve governing bodies and lines of business in the consumer loss reserve space.

Requirements:

BS/BA in STEM related area or Finance / Accounting area. Masters and PhD are a plus.
3 to 5 years of related analytical experience.
Knowledge of Finance and Accounting principles as related to loss reserve.
Knowledge of banking industry and financial services industry.
Knowledge of Loss Reserve Process is a plus.
Ability to work with large data sets.
Ability to conceptualize.
Solid verbal communication skills including presentation skills.
Strong technical writing skills.
Programming skills in SAS, R and Python, SQL.
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint Skills.
Ability to act as a self-starter and work well on a team.

Job Description

  • Provides financial and regulatory reporting and analyses to maintain adequate controls over the financial and regulatory reporting processes. Responsible for running complex business performance, risk and operational analytics. May include the development of analytical methods/models to assess market, credit and/or operational risk of new and existing financial products.
  • Leverages business / product expertise to rigorously analyze large datasets, improve risk adjusted returns, deliver profitable growth, and communicate conclusions. Synthesizes analytical results and develops, recommends, and implements business strategies that improve lending decisions, assist in managing risk, increase revenues, reduce exposure to losses, meet business goals, and improve performance. Establishes baselines for strategies and tracks actual performance to expectations.
  • Applies predictive models, third party data, and other tools to develop and execute appropriate segmentation and targeting for acquisition and portfolio strategies to provide insight into portfolio risk. Manages engagements with internal and external information suppliers ensuring solution is fit for purpose while maintaining appropriate governance and oversight.
  • Works with business, credit, data, and model development partners to design, develop, and monitor test designs and analytical reporting to track and enhance strategies. Designs / enhances standard reporting suites for regular product / portfolio reviews.
  • Collaborates with the line of business, Finance, and Risk partners to assess and establish credit risk appetite and to understand its implications, as well as to establish policies and procedures governing the identification, monitoring, and management of risk appetite.

PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:

  • Customer Focused - Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.
  • Managing Risk - Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC's Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Competencies

Analytical Approach – Synthesizes ideas and information required for process improvement into a manageable form.Analytical Approach – Synthesizes ideas and information required for process improvement into a manageable form.Big Data Management and Analytics – Knowledge and ability to plan and execute, big data management and analytics.Business Analytics – Knowledge of technologies, techniques and practices for the evaluation of business performance data; ability to analyze business performance using advanced statistical methods to justify and drive future business planning decisions.Credit Risk – Knowledge of processes, tools, and techniques used to determine the degree of credit risk in a given transaction or customer relationship; ability to assess, rate and manage exposure to credit risk.Mathematics of Financial Instruments – Knowledge of and ability to perform the mathematical calculations that underlie various financial instruments.Operational Risk – Knowledge of policies and processes for operational risk management; ability to use tools, data, and best practices to identify, assess, and manage operational risk exposures.Performance Measurement – Knowledge of and ability to utilize a variety of methods to measure the performance on a particular portfolio against industry benchmarks and related parameters.Predictive Analytics – Knowledge of, experience with and ability to use the tools, processes and practices for predicting business trends and providing forecasts that drive business decisions and business planning.Pricing Models and Analytics – Knowledge of pricing tools, techniques and methods; ability to assess analytical and pricing models through the use of statistical principles.Regulatory Environment - Financial Services – Knowledge of and ability to help an organization adapt to applicable federal, state, local, and company-specific regulations, policies, and guidelines affecting business practices.Risk Management Banking – Knowledge of and ability to use tools, regulations, and business practices to assess and control an organization's exposure to risk.

Work Experience

Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree, with 3+ years of relevant / direct industry experience. Certifications are often desired. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education and experience (including military service) may be considered.

Education

Bachelors (Required)

Disability Accommodations Statement:


The PNC workplace is inclusive and supportive of individual needs. If you have a physical or other impairment that might require an accommodation, including technical assistance with the PNC Careers website or submission process, please call 877-968-7762 and select Option 4: Recruiting or contact us via email at pathfinder@pnc.com.

The Human Resources Service Center hours of operation are Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):


PNC provides equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.

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