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Bank of America

Senior Quantitative Finance Analyst

Orpington, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Quantitative Finance Analyst

Corporate Title: Director

Location: Bromley

Company Overview:

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.

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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!

Location Overview:

Join our bustling Bromley office, situated in one of London's greenest boroughs. Here you'll find plentiful and easy commuting routes, with central London just 15 minutes away by train.

The Team:

The team provides quantitative capabilities supporting global risk and capital and develops a consistent set of risk and capital models and tools that drive the company's technology infrastructure. This position sits within the Global Markets Risk Analytics team. This team is responsible for risk and capital models used across Global Markets, both for risk needs and for advanced approaches regulatory capital calculation. The team includes separate development groups focused on Market Risk, Counterparty Risk and Margin modelling.

Role Description:

This opportunity is to lead model development for the Incremental Risk Charge, Comprehensive Risk Measure, and Incremental Default Risk models. These models are used to measure different aspects of credit default and transition risk for the Global Markets portfolio and contribute to advanced approaches regulatory capital requirements as well as forward capital planning and stress testing. The successful person will have responsibility for the development and support of the analytics underlying these models, as well as having matrix responsibility for the team members who support these models.


  • In-depth analysis and development of the bank's IRC, CRM and IDR models, using quantitative tools to understand model behaviour and identifying, supervising and executing improvements to the model framework.
  • Engaging closely with all model stakeholders including model development, model risk, senior stakeholders and our regulators to understand their expectations and plan delivery of improvements that meet their requirements.
  • Supporting bank-wide drivers that impact these models - eg migration to FRTB, annual CCAR assessments
  • Post-graduate qualification, preferably to PhD level, in quantitative finance or a quantitative field
  • Solid working experience in a model development role, preferably with significant experience of credit modelling.
  • Experience in data analysis, with excellent research skills
  • Programming skills Python, C++; a solid understanding of sound software development
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, and ability to build and maintain relationships with personnel across areas and regions.
  • Ability to multitask with excellent prioritization skills.
  • Sense of focus and rigor in the completion of deliverables

Benefits of working at Bank of America:


• Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner

• Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons

• 20 days of back-up childcare including access to school holiday clubs and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum

• The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc.

• Access to an emotional wellbeing helpline, mental health first aiders and virtual GP services.

• Access to an Employee Assistance Program for confidential support and help for everyday matters

• Ability to donate to charities of your choice directly through payroll and the bank will match your contribution

• Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership program and receive discounted entry to some of the UK's most iconic cultural institutions and exhibitions.

• Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local community.

Bank of America:

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long-term success. It's important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, socio-economic background, responsibility for dependants or physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

Client-provided location(s): Bromley, UK
Job ID: BankOfAmerica-JR-24000987
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • HSA
    • On-Site Gym
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Sabbatical
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program