Director, Credit Risk

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking Buffalo, NY

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7277162
AJE Ref #
576154535
Location
Buffalo, NY
Job Type
Regular

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The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.
KPMG is currently seeking a Director in Financial Risk Management - Credit Risk for our KPMG Risk Consulting practice to join us in our Buffalo office KPMG Risk Consulting practice.
Responsibilities:

- Perform financial risk management, advisory, and audit engagement assistance related to financial instrument valuations, cash flow modeling, and expected credit loss implementations
- Establish and successfully execute engagements against financial targets, such as rates per hour, budgets, managed hours, and profitability
- Review, validate, and develop financial cash flow models with prepayment and credit loss estimates for mortgages, credit cards, auto loans, student loans, leases, commercial and industrial loans, or guarantees
- Deliver client analytics projects as part of a broader team of data scientists and industry/solution professionals by working with the appropriate technical resources to transform client problems into business solutions
- Proactively broaden and deepen client relationships by managing client relations with senior-level clients
- Analyze and assess risk management activities related to accounting changes and new regulations; assist with interpreting technical accounting standards to develop business requirements; lead the review implementation, testing, and post implementation support of software related to the new accounting requirements
Additional Responsibilities for Director:

- Lead projects at the Director level by managing teams and efforts for accounting and risk software, specifically loan accounting, including impaired loan accounting
- Manage CECL and IFRS 9 Impairment engagements
- Lead the development of gCLAS business requirements to support conversion to CECL
- Expand CECL subject matter expertise on the team by supporting research, use case development, and training
Qualifications:

- Minimum eight years of experience in financial services, structured finance, mortgage banking, corporate finance, or consulting industry
- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or economics from an accredited college/university; ASA, ABV, CPA or CFA certification considered a plus
- Financial instrument accounting knowledge and experience including level yield amortization and impairment under expected cash flow approach and other applicable standards required, familiarity with IFRS 9 impairments and FASB's proposed CECL accounting model is a plus
- Advisory or finance project experience; demonstrated project management skills as well as the ability to efficiently manage teams and resources
- Modeling and accounting information systems experience related to financial accounting implementation, including requirements, testing, data transformation, and post implementation support
- Strong communication, writing, presentation, quantitative, and analytical skills with strong experience using Excel and SQL
- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
Additional Qualifications for Director:

- Minimum ten years of experience in financial services, structured finance, mortgage banking, corporate finance, or consulting industry
- Advanced degree in accounting, finance, or economics from an accredited college/university; ASA, ABV, CPA or CFA certification considered a plus
- Experience with Impairment and Allowance for Loan Loss accounting and risk modeling
- Familiar with credit accounting, credit risk data, and developing use cases
KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG, an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please. .