SAS Institute Inc. Analytical Consultant - Risk Business Consulting in Cary, North Carolina

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The Risk Business Consulting team at SAS helps banks, insurance companies, and other institutions with financial exposure quantify and manage financial risk in their organization. As a consultant, you will work closely with senior members to assess clients’ business needs relative to the deployment, customization, and implementation of sophisticated SAS risk solutions. Additionally, you will advise clients on data provisioning, analytics, and reporting frameworks. Representative engagements include regulatory capital stress testing and assessment (CCAR/DFAST, Basel II/III), loss reserving (ALLL/IFRS9/CECL) economic capital analysis, PD/LGD/EAD modeling, PPNR/ALLL forecasting, etc. While interacting with clients to help solve their business problems, you will gain first-hand experiences in risk analytics, data management, and regulatory capital assessment.

In addition to project delivery, this role will assist the Risk Business Consulting team with its responsibilities in presales and proof of concept efforts, implementation training of SAS consultants and partners globally, product content creation, advisory services.

This role may be filled at a higher level with applicable experience.

Detailed responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrate analytical leadership in delivering Risk and Compliance solutions and implementations to customers within a structured SDLC delivery framework;

  • Interact with clients to assess the functional and operational business needs of Risk and Compliance services engagements

  • Create relationships with SAS customers a trusted advisor and partner

  • Strategizing with sales team on objectives for customer meetings, understanding how this activity relates to overall sales plans and providing functional solution leadership for sales opportunities.

  • Assess the functional and operational business needs of Risk and Compliance services engagements

  • Analyze 3rd party and in-house systems of record for portfolio and reference data sources

  • Conduct financial risk analysis, explore and design creative new approaches to solving real business problems

  • Lead functional assessments to understand solution requirements for risk and compliance frameworks

  • Teach best practices to risk consulting teams globally

  • Provide actionable, field specific feedback to solution Research & Development



  • BS in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or other quantitative field preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Banking and/or Insurance within a financial institution or consulting firm

  • Ability to travel at least 50% globally (most travel is domestic). Candidates must be located near a major US airport

  • Experience with third or fourth generation language computer programing and risk modeling, such as PD/LGD modeling in retail and/or commercial banking

  • Must be a passionately curious, dedicated life-long learner with an analytical mind, strong communication skills to convey the technical to a non-technical audience, and an accountable problem-solving disposition.


  • MS in Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Physics or other quantitative field Globally recognized risk certifications such as FRM, CFA, etc.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex math and statistical concepts to an executive audience

  • Additional risk domain knowledge considered valuable – market risk, credit risk, enterprise risk, and/or operational risk. Finance experience a plus

  • Ability to coach and mentor colleagues on risk and compliance technical topics

  • Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems, and to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously

  • Experience driving risk implementation teams in the financial services industry with specific focus on risk management applications and consulting services

  • Expertise in regulatory compliance guidelines such as CCAR, DFAST, Basel II/III, Dodd-Frank, Solvency II

  • Work Location Cary, NC

Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

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Requisition ID: 20022200

External Company Name: SAS Institute Inc

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