ALM Industry Consultant (M/W/D)

 StepStone ·  11.01.2019 ·  Heidelberg oder Tervuren ·  SAS Institute GmbH


SAS is currently seeking hands-on consultants to join the Global Risk Advisory and Delivery practice at SAS. The ALM/Stress Testing Risk Specialist is a critical role at SAS – these consultants will play a vital role in the successful implementation of SAS Risk solutions – they will provide necessary business, functional and technical knowledge to ensure client teams, SAS consultants, and partners follow best practices in the implementation of SAS solutions. These solutions will span business and regulatory risk projects.


Provide domain and solution expertise to on-going Risk & Regulatory projects.

Implement SAS solutions for ALM, Liquidity Risk, Stress Testing, Credit Risk and other related Risk projects

Provide oversight, guidance and expertise to ensure projects are implemented on time and are executed as designed. Drive program schedules, milestones, and phase review processes.

Lead on-site training and coaching on SAS solutions for consultants, partners and customers

Help services team craft work estimates, proposals, solution architectures and project plans

Act as key point of contact for key clients, partners and regional professional services teams. Act as liaison to Product Management, R&D and sales teams

Anticipate and resolve cross-functional project related issues and work with Project Managers to implement improvements.

Identify new software or services opportunities within the account or program and communicate to the appropriate SAS management team(s)


The successful candidate will have a background in life insurance/reinsurance or financial services, and a general knowledge of the financial services industry’s regulatory and reporting frameworks, including an awareness of at least two of the following:


Solid knowledge and experience in ALM, FTP, LCR, IRRBB requirements

Solid understanding of modeling practices on the Asset and Liability side

Solid understanding of regulatory guidelines on around IRRBB, Liquidity, Stress Testing and IFRS9/CECL

Experience developing or implementing ALM solutions – built in-house or vendor software solutions

Familiarity with Accounting Close processes and/or using SAP, Oracle or another GL

Experience with ALM or Economic Capital Models in Banking  


Qualifications

Essential:


Bachelor's degree, preferably in a quantitative field or related industry.

Hands-on skills to configure and implement SAS Risk solutions

Strong verbal, written, and presentation communication skills;

Ability to work independently; also, ability to be effective in diverse, virtual, cross-functional teams;

Ability to travel as business needs require (travel could be up to 50%); 

Demonstrated ability to manage time and priorities across multiple, competing activities, and internal and external customers


Preferred:


Experience defining and/or developing creative solutions to complex business challenges and opportunities in the Risk/Regulatory domain.  This experience might be based on experience as a practitioner, consultant, or technical sales in the Risk space.

Experience with technical and business approaches and solutions related to business intelligence/analytics/data integration/data warehousing.

Ability to relate technical concepts to system applications and user needs.

Degree (or equivalent) in relevant field: e.g., Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, etc.


This is a unique opportunity for someone who is reward and results driven, looking for the opportunity to make a real difference. Here at SAS, we believe that great work deserves great rewards. In return for your ideas, commitment and ambition, we'll give you a very competitive base salary and a range of benefits as soon as you join.

We also work with our colleagues to understand their long-term career aspirations to ensure they have the career development and growth they need to achieve these goals. Through personalised career objectives and performance plans, we open conversations on progression whether this is achieved through mentoring and coaching or classroom learning environments, we offer rewarding ways in which to learn.

About SAS:

SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.




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