McGraw Hill Financial Senior Analyst, Quantitative Modeling in Singapore, Singapore

Position Description


Senior Risk Analyst

The Location: Singapore

The Team: The Analytic Development Group (ADG) is an elite, global team of highly skilled and versatile individuals (including PhDs, CFAs, FRMs, economists, statisticians, etc) who employ advanced machine-learning techniques to develop, maintain and enhance statistical models used by analysts at Corporations and Financial Institutions to automate, speed up and scale the credit risk assessment of multiple asset classes (Corporates and Small and Medium Enterprises).

The Impact: The ADG develops the statistical models that power the Credit Analytics products/offering, within one of the fastest-growing businesses of S&P Global Market Intelligence. Our client base includes large corporations, banks and insurance companies.

The team also provides analytic support to Sales Team and current clients, and is engaged in regular market outreach activities (in coordination with other teams) to incorporate external feedback into our models or to create new tools that enable clients to make decisions with conviction.

What’s in it for you:

Develop/guide the development of the next generation of credit risk models.

Leverage / hone your leadership skills, coordinating the ADG Singapore team, while being part of a global team.

Interact on a daily basis within a matrixed organization, including Product Managers, Product Specialists, Business Developers, Information Technologists, Innovators, adapting your language to your audience.

Influence and steer the analytic development roadmap, bringing in client feedback and helping developing differentiated and innovative products.


End-to-end analytic model development (data gathering, cleansing, model training, etc)

Technical Documentation

Production of collateral material to support Product Management team and go-to-market activities (White papers, blogs, etc)

Analytic support on technical questions by current clients and perspective clients

Team leading

What We’re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

3 years relevant work experience (modelling PD, LGD of SMEs and Corporates; building macro-economic models)

Excellent knowledge of Matlab

Good knowledge of Excel with functions

Top Master-level degree from reputable university in Financial Modelling, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Physics

Good English command (both verbal and written)

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD (Physics, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering)

CFA, FRM qualifications

Excel with VBA; SQL

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