KPMG Manager/Director, Credit Risk in Los Angeles, California

Business Title: Manager/Director, Credit Risk

Requisition Number: 67874

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Risk Management

State: CA

City: Los Angeles


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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager/Director in Financial Risk Management - Credit Risk for our KPMG Risk Consulting practice.


  • Assist audit and advisory clients in evaluating consumer loan portfolio risk assessment models

  • Develop loan portfolio stress testing models using economic variables

  • Create consumer credit loss forecasting methodologies for clients

  • Evaluate analytical models and methodologies used in consumer credit lending, account management, and collections

  • Participate in the proposal process for potential engagements

  • Serve as mentor to staff and new hires

Additional Responsibilities for Director:

  • Oversee various engagement personnel

  • Regularly communicate with project sponsors and other interested client parties

  • Manage various facets of engagement including risk management, project acceptance, billing, delivery, and collections

  • Develop and sell new and existing clients, including development of marketing plans and sales strategies


  • A minimum of five years of work experience in credit risk

  • Master's and/or PhD degree in engineering, operations research, physics, mathematics, or statistics from an accredited college/university

  • Experience in the application of underwriting and behavior scoring models, prepayment and loan account attrition models, loss forecasting, economic risk analysis, and other business analysis tools used in consumer and small business lending

  • Progressive experience leading teams and managing projects

  • Ability to develop and sustain meaningful client relationships

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • 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:

  • A minimum of eight years of related work experience in a financial services and consulting firm

  • PhD degree in engineering, operations research, physics, mathematics, or statistics from an accredited college/university

  • Well-established understanding of business dynamics and regulations

  • Established network of industry contacts and business development opportunities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to gain the confidence and respect of various levels

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. 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.

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