The Risk division has a fundamental responsibility to protect the Bank. With group-wide responsibility for the management and control of credit, market, operational and reputational risks, we have a unique vantage point which allows us a holistic view of our businesses and our clients. Nearly 4,000 employees work together to achieve our ambition to be an industry-leading risk management organisation.
In an increasingly complex environment, risk management is fast-becoming the most sought after place to build a career within the banking world. Risk at Deutsche Bank is relied upon to help shape the strategy of the organisation and the wider industry agenda.
Job Title: Benchmark and Index Control Group, Benchmark and Index Analytics Officer
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President
You’ll be joining the Benchmark and Index Control Group (BICG) within Risk which is an independent second line control function responsible for benchmark-related controls bank-wide. BICG maintains an effective risk management framework comprising standards and policies, control execution and monitoring as well as analysis and reporting, building on a strong interaction with the business divisions and other control functions.
· Providing Index Independent Oversight
· Providing Index methodology reviews across all asset classes
· Back-testing and market data source management
· Ensuring new index launch controls
· Assessing usage
· Managing index inventory
· Providing regulatory guidance advisory for Deutsche Bank businesses
· Monitoring index landscape
· Managing relationships with third party data providers and Index Administrators
· Closely collaborating with Deutsche Bank and non-Deutsche Bank Index owners and sponsors (Trading, Structuring, Sales, AM and WM)
· Ensuring Benchmark Submission Methodology reviews including interest rate, Foreign Exchange and Credit benchmarks, implementation assessment and data analysis and benchmark reforms monitoring
· Monitoring re-set risk through close collaboration with the Deutsche Bank India team and threshold excesses investigation with the Front Office
· Providing ad-hoc research, insight and a deep understanding of the data underpinning the Bank’s participation in benchmarks and indices (e.g. calibration, hypothesis testing, European Union (EU) Benchmark directive consultation etc)
Skills & Qualifications:
· Broad asset class / product knowledge, a specialisation in Equity, Commodities or Multi-asset beneficial
· Direct or indirect experience in Indices / Benchmarks space. Prior background in Consulting or Market data provider services beneficial
· Solid experience in operating with Python and large data sets in Excel / Access (VBA, SQL). SPSS, R, Mathematica or similar (beneficial)
· Familiar with Bloomberg or Reuters usage as data sources
· Demonstrates an interest in regulatory developments and reforms and adaptation to changes in regulation, legislation and auditing standards
· An ambitious, creative, reliable and motivated team player to fit a dynamic and diverse environment
· Ability to maintain attention to detail whilst working under pressure
· Ability to effectively multi-task in a fast paced environment; prioritising workload and exploring different communication channels
· Pro-active and passionate to work in hybrid structures (change the bank / run the bank)
· Willing to learn
· Educated to Bachelor’s degree level in a quantitative discipline
· Qualified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) beneficial
Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.
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