Quantitative Risk Analytics, Associate

Mizuho Bank

Job title: Quantitative Risk Analytics, Associate

Company: Mizuho Bank

Job description: Summary

Quantitative market risk analytics specialist responsible for developing methodologies and managing analytics for risk models including value-at-risk, stress, and capital models. Candidate will join the Risk Analytics group that partakes in model development over the full life-cycle of modes: from methodology to design to local implementation and validation. The successful candidate will also provide analysis and feedback on changes to or introduction of new models at the firm. More specifically the Associate will support risk analytics initiatives and development relating to a wide spectrum of businesses, including Interest Rates, FX, Equities, XVA, Banking, and Securitized Products.


Execute functional testing to verify correct implementation of risk models, including replication and benchmarking

Develop, test, implement and document risk analytics for new products

Support the enhancement of infrastructure to implement new risk analytics models including controls to monitor their performance

Perform quantitative research to implement model changes, enhancements and remediation plans

Work with stakeholders across business and functional teams during model development process

Create tools and dashboards which can enhance and improve the risk analysis.

Conduct analysis on existing model short-comings and design remediation plans

Maintain, update, improve and back-test risk models

Analysis of historical time series data

Identify risk not captured by analytics, develop and implement methodology to quantify the materiality, and design strategic plan to better integrate and manage such risk


Masters Degree in a quantitative field preferred

Understanding of Value-at-Risk and counterparty exposure models preferred

Knowledge of pricing and risk models for financial derivatives

Strong analytical skills required to understand quantitative models

Strong project, management and organizational skills

Strong writing and presentation skills

Proficient programming skills in python and database expertise

Ability to manage and analyze large data sets

The expected base salary ranges from $83,000 – $110,000. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications and licenses obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to salary and a generous employee benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.



Other requirements

Mizuho has in place a hybrid working program, with varying opportunities for remote work depending on the nature of the role, needs of your department, as well as local laws and regulatory obligations.

Company Overview

Mizuho Americas is the fastest growing region within Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE: MFG), the 15th largest bank in the world with total assets of approximately $2 trillion. Mizuho Americas is a leading provider of corporate and investment banking services to clients in the US, Canada, and Latin America and our capabilities span investment and corporate banking, capital markets, equity and fixed income sales & trading, derivatives, FX, custody and research. Mizuho Americas employs more than 3,000 professionals across 15 offices within the Americas. Learn more at www.mizuhoamericas.com.‚Äč

Mizuho Americas offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO/AA Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran.

We participate in the E-Verify program.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Expected salary: $83000 – 110000 per year

Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Tue, 21 Nov 2023 06:50:32 GMT

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