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Credit Risk Analyst - Investment Risk Team

Company: Genworth
Location: Stamford
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:


Credit Risk Analyst


Stamford, CT

This position is available to Connecticut, New Jersey and New York residents as Stamford, CT in-office applicants.


The Credit Risk Analyst is a key role in the Investment Risk Team, the Investment Process and ultimately to our customers, which is why we are looking for people to support the identification, assessment, control, and monitoring of the credit risk in Genworth’s investment portfolios. The Credit Risk Analyst will help in the development, maintenance, and monitoring of credit risk exposure metrics. To perform these tasks the Credit Risk Analyst will manage large data bases using tools like Excel, Bloomberg and R. In collaboration with the investments team, the Credit Risk Analyst will create and monitor investment performance metrics and will perform assessments on external managers.  Strong communication skills are of essence since the Credit Risk Analyst will interact with Credit Analysts, Portfolio Managers and other members of the Enterprise Risk Management framework within Genworth.


• Support the identification, assessment, control, and monitoring of the credit risk in Genworth’s investment portfolios
• Support the development and implementation on credit risk metrics
• Collaborate with Investments on creating various Performance Metric Reports
• Calculate annual credit loss charges for all asset classes using credit migration data and present results to different audiences.
• Identifies, assesses, and establishes risk management procedures and processes to ensure adherence to policies prudent risk taking.
• Monitors trading and Investments limits and reviews transactions over these limits
• Create & deliver presentations to Senior Management of emerging risks within Investments Portfolio & Genworth as a company.
• Collaborate with other teams in periodical reviews of external managers from an operational and performance perspective
• Monitors the daily credit rating changes on portfolio holdings
• Work closely with multiple teams on ad-hoc projects requests


• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Math, Business, or related field
• 3+ years of experience in credit risk for fixed income and structured products
• Strong quantitative, statistics and analytics skills
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Strong skills with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and R


  • Familiarity with Visio, Blackrock Aladdin, Bloomberg, PowerBI & Morningstar preferred

  • CFA and FRM certifications preferred


  • We have a real impact on the lives of the people we serve

  • We work on challenging and rewarding projects

  • We give back to the communities where we live

  • We offer competitive benefits including:

    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account options beginning your first day  

    • Generous Choice Time Off your first full year

    • 12 Paid Holidays

    • 40 hours of volunteer time off

    • 401K Account with matching contributions

    • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment

    • Paid Family Leave

    • Child Care Subsidy Program


Genworth Financial, Inc. is a leading insurance holding company committed to helping families achieve the dream of home ownership and address the financial challenges of aging through its leadership positions in mortgage insurance and long term care insurance.  Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Genworth traces its roots back to 1871. 

Led by our Chief Investment Officer, the Investment Department manages a consolidated investment portfolio of nearly $75 billion and consists of investment professionals focused on portfolio management, risk management, asset management, derivatives, operations, finance and accounting functions.

We know we can’t deliver on our mission unless we deliver for our employees. That’s why we’re committed to creating a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, camaraderie, rewarding work, community involvement, and a focus on our employees’ well-being. We know each employee contributes in their own unique way and we’re dedicated to supporting every one of them to help them reach their full potential.

Visit today to learn more about our team!

Keywords: Genworth, Stamford , Credit Risk Analyst - Investment Risk Team, Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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