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Head of Stress Testing, Capital Management, Dublin

Date: 10-Jul-2019

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Title: Head of Stress Testing, Capital Management, Group Finance
Location: AIB, Burlington Road, Dublin 4

We’re looking for someone who can:

  1. Drive AIB’s capital planning, ensuring that accurate and timely forecasts are prepared to facilitate strategic planning across Exco, the Board and supporting committees.
  2. Preparare the Board approved Group ICAAP Report, assessing AIB’s material risks, future capital position, and any requirement for mitigating capital actions.
  3. Support Stress test forecasting to inform capital deployment and issuance, including;
    1. ICAAP & Quarterly Stress Tests
    2. For all Irish Banking subsidiaries
    3. Inclusion of credit, interest rate, all material risks and RWA forecasting in various scenarios.
    4. Sound knowledge of all risks, including how risks interact, to ensure constructive engagement with all risk owners when consolidating & communicating forecast results
  4. Provide clear Communication of results to internal and external stakeholders, in particular managing ECB interaction in relation to stress testing.
  5. Contribute to the continuous methodological development and implementation of RAROC in AIB, working with colleagues across Finance, Risk and Business Areas.
  6. Provide support on capital related matters for business initiatives as required.
  7. Develop AIB’s strategic relationship with credit rating agencies, providing detailed analysis as required, and working actively to ensure desired outcomes are achieved.
  8. Have a strong appreciation of the regulatory environment and its impact on AIB.  Ensuring compliance with relevant standards and guideline in fulfilling role.
  9. Manage and develop direct reports to ensure continuity of team and knowledge.
  10. Represent Capital & Liquidity and wider Finance on working groups as required, e.g. in relation to IRB, accounting standard or regulatory changes.


Who are we?

We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine.


Why join us?

We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.

Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


The Role
Within Capital & Liquidity our aim is to be a key enabler of AIB’s sustainable growth by ensuring our customers and other stakeholders have confidence in us as an institution with a solid Capital and Liquidity foundation and a reliable product offering which forms the basis of long term relationships. We seek to achieve this by:-

  • Developing the Bank’s capital and funding & liquidity strategy and plans. Use of stress testing to drive capital allocation discussions.
  • Provision of information and analysis to the Board enabling it to approve the plans and the annual Liquidity Adequacy Statement and Capital Adequacy Statement. 
  • Ongoing management of the bank’s balance sheet e.g. structural net interest income and foreign exchange hedging. 
  • Driving sound and fair pricing of assets and liabilities through funds transfer pricing and risk adjusted return on capital (RaRoC);
  • Provision of quantitative modelling and management of the technical architecture to support the above activities.

You will need to show us that you have:   


  • Have a proven experience in balance sheet management with a Strong understanding of the capital construct and how credit, financial and other risks drive the capital position.  
  • Ability to enhance and develop financial forecasts for the Bank’s needs underpinned by appreciation of mathematical concepts.
  • Be an experienced leader and work with cross-functional teams with strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster/manage relationships across multiple teams, e.g. with wider Group Finance, Risk and Audit.   
  • Technical Communication/Presentation: Communicates with clarity and precision, presenting complex information in a concise format that is audience appropriate.  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Leading a team - lead, motivate and develop a professional and experienced team 

If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information Noelle Ryan from the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact her on 01-6415969 email




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