Credit Risk Analyst

  • Location

    North London

  • Discipline:

    Credit Risk & Analytics

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  • Salary:

    £45,000 pa

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

The Credit Risk Analyst will contribute to the development of risk strategy and asset quality by providing detailed analysis and meaningful Management Information to the Credit & Risk Department and wider business. The Risk Analyst will support business development by deriving actionable insightful from the analysis of portfolio trends, customer behaviour and profitability.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Produce accurate and timely cyclical and ad-hoc reporting for the Credit & Risk Department and the wider business
  • Carry out thorough and detailed analysis on all reporting, adding value by identifying trends, summarising key points and making recommendations for improvement
  • Support the development of scoring models for risk and other applications
  • Deliver insightful analysis of customer behaviour and profitability, making recommendations for how we can add value to our customers and the business
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the Credit & Risk Department and the wider business through idea generation, and designing and conducting statistically valid tests to support any recommendations Carry out 'Champion vs. Challenger' reporting and analysis
  • Please be aware of and follow the organisation's security policy and practices, implement a clear desk policy, report incidents, and keep passwords secret.

The Person:

  • Strong Competency in SAS
  • Graduate in a numerate discipline such as mathematics, statistics, engineering or economics
  • Minimum of 12 months experience working in an analytical role
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical capability
  • Knowledge and understanding of data management, analysis and transformation
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Active interest in statistical techniques and their application (e.g. Linear / logistic regression)
  • Ability to problem solve through 'train of thought' analysis, showing high attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills enabling effective communication of outcomes
  • Able to work using their own initiative, to deadlines and under pressure

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