Huntington National Bank Risk Modeling Analyst in Columbus, Ohio

Position: Modeling Analyst

Location: Downtown Columbus, OH

Huntington National Bank has a new opportunity within Corporate Risk Management as a Modeling Analyst. This position will join an existing team of modelers focused on model development to help support a variety of Risk Management functions including credit modeling, PPNR modeling, fair lending analytics and provide quantitative support for other areas to help manage risks associated with Huntington's $100 billion balance sheet. This position will help drive the model framework to support the quantitative program to support the functions identified above and provide cross-functional statistical support to different areas within the Bank.

The Modeling Analyst will participate in the development of models and techniques to facilitate the forecasting of key elements for Huntington's balance sheet and income statement line items. This includes commercial and consumer products. As part of this role, the Modeling Analyst will:

  • Participate in the development of models and techniques to facilitate PPNR forecasting. This will include commercial lending products (e.g., C&I, CRE), consumer lending products (e.g., mortgage, auto), and consumer and commercial deposits.

  • Gather and assemble data for model development including portfolio characteristics and relevant economic variables.

  • Develop Models using SAS, including writing effective documentation of model development to meet standards set by the model governance group.

  • Interact with outside consultants that may be used to develop models. Manage the process and help direct the final output.

  • Work with the internal partners to implement models within a framework to allow most efficient and effective use of models for overall portfolio risk management, capital planning and stress testing.

  • Partner with the fair lending analytics team to ensure the validity of data, identify non-compliance and make recommendations for corrective action.

  • Partner with the Product Finance Group and subject matter experts within the business segments to fully understand the features of a product to estimate future cash flows, including principal and interest, credit, fees, and expenses.

  • Partner with the Treasury Group to incorporate product features into the QRM Balance Sheet Management framework.

  • Assist in preparing the annual and semi-annual capital planning forecast and stress tests.

  • Use Oracle financial applications and the corporate data warehouse in the development of portfolio and transaction analysis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree required with a quantitative/statistics concentration.

  • 1 or more years of modeling experience that may be a combination of work experience and/or project work during education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with statistical/econometric modeling platforms (SAS, R, Matlab, or Eviews) and building statistical/econometric models.

  • Excellent written and verbal (face-to-face and phone) communication skills including professional grammar and demeanor.

  • Ability to interact with various levels of management and external regulators with the ability to communicate complex calculations into language that is clear and concise.

  • Work well with others but yet willing to offer a point of view that may be contrary to conventional wisdom.

  • Excellent PC software skills including all Microsoft Office Products.

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task.

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