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Credit Risk Analyst - Leeds

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 months ago

  • Sector: Credit Risk & Analytics
  • Contact: Eleanore Sykes
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2750
  • Expiry Date: 08 June 2023
  • Job Ref: ES/9675

Credit Risk Analyst

Why apply for this role?

Risk is now firmly at the heart of every single financial services company - that's where you'll be if you join this team as a Credit Risk Analyst. Helping to manage risk for one of the UK’s high-profile financial institutions. It's a great place to advance your career.

What you’ll be doing

  • Solving complex business problems using data analysis software and providing practical value-based solutions whilst forming part of the Analyst team and managing portfolios

  • Identifying key portfolio issues requiring further investigation using in depth knowledge of credit portfolio performance

  • Develop and implement appropriate value-based risk policies, strategies, models, and controls

  • Taking accountability for an area of credit policy, monitoring performance, clearly communicating issues, developing, and recommending changes where appropriate

  • Ensuring that strong links are maintained between Risk and other key business areas

What is needed

  • Degree level in a numerate subject (e.g. Maths, Statistics, Operational Research, Physics, or Engineering, ideally 2:1 or above) and/or equivalent qualifications/experience

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with a high degree of computer literacy

It would be nice for you to have

  • Awareness of credit industry products and markets

  • SAS Experience

  • Creative thinking required as many problems are unprecedented and without guidelines

  • Resilient to setbacks, with the tenacity, drive and keen eye for detail required to solve complex challenging problem