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Lead Credit Risk Analyst

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Discipline:

    Credit Risk & Analytics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits

  • Consultant:

    Beth Langstreth

  • Email:

    BLangstreth@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    BL/15068

  • Published:

    28 days ago

A long established business that has focused on providing exquisite mortgages and savings products over the years. A well regarded group that has won multiple awards for their financial products, employee engagement and for supporting local communities with their charitable efforts.

Now with two openings for Lead Credit Risk Analysts, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, welcoming environment with the scope to progress in future.

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

Key Responsibilities of the Lead Credit Risk Analyst:

  • Lead analytical projects to support the management of retail credit risk
  • Lead and direct complex analysis of the credit risk portfolios (residential & BTL mortgages, current accounts)
  • Produce reports to be reviewed by senior management, leadership teams and decision making committees
  • Identify areas of improvement within credit risk – systems, processes, techniques
  • Coach and mentor more junior team members

 

Ideal knowledge and experience for the Lead Credit Risk Analyst role:

  • Excellent academic background
  • Substantial experience in a retail Credit Risk environment within financial services
  • Expert knowledge of at least one of model development, portfolio analytics, advanced IRB
  • Strong data manipulation skills including knowledge of SAS, SQL and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, experience presenting at a senior level
  • Ability to coach junior colleagues and lead analytical projects