Key Responsibilities Include
Development of automated credit risk measurement and pricing systems for a wide range of clients mainly in financial services and telecommunications using rich data and sophisticated algorithms;
Validation of models and testing of implementations for clients, through review, prototyping and proposing solutions;
Increase efficiency of IT implementation of models and processes around reporting and monitoring;
Support the project lead in organising and delivering projects;
Support the Senior Management Team in the identification of opportunities for and delivery of future projects;
Define and price new projects and present them to new clients; Evaluate developments and develop new areas of specialism to take to the market.
Providing expert guidance/mentoring to junior analysts (e.g. design of analysis, problem solving techniques, SAS / Excel programming, MI automation, credit risk lifecycle knowledge)
Knowledge and Understanding required (competencies)
To be successful you'll have a numerate Degree with a strong statistical content (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Operational Research), with significant commercial experience working as an analyst in a Credit Risk environment. Financial Services and Debt experience an advantage. It's essential you can demonstrate knowledge of advanced statistical and analytical techniques, with a working knowledge of SAS including macro language. You will have experience of manipulating and analysing large datasets of customer information and basic knowledge of Data Protection legislation.
You'll clearly have a natural ability with numbers, with the ability to work with detail and accuracy, as well as a highly analytical approach to problem solving. You'll also be a good communicator. You will have good verbal and written skills and an ability to bring results and recommendations to life.
You will have experience of providing guidance/mentoring to junior analysts (e.g. design of analysis, problem solving techniques, SAS/Excel programming, MI automation, credit risk lifecycle knowledge).
You will also be prepared to be flexible in your working location. The Risk Consultant role actively supports client companies on their sites. The Risk Consultant typically spends on average 3 days per week on Client Site, which may be in London, other parts of the UK, or overseas
We are passionate about the business impact of analysis. We have created a supportive working environment that enables all consultants to develop their skills and knowledge.
The business is a significant presence in the Risk Modelling and Analytical services market. In 2016 we were 33rd in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 having shown significant growth since the company was formed in 2011. We pride ourselves on our ability to identify and develop innovative solutions for our clients, continually driving performance and service standards thereby cultivating long-term client relationships.
Our analysis team has wide experience in evaluating portfolios, assessing value and risk, managing accounts and collection strategies and projecting impairment and capital requirements. The team is experienced in risk and database analysis, SAS, R and Python programming, and statistical modelling. We work closely with clients and all members of the team interact with our customers directly daily.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge by working with an innovative team of like-minded people, not only focusing on existing Regulation but on changes to the industry, for example IFRS9.
Location: This role will be based in London and/or on Client Sites (which may be in the UK or abroad).
Salary range: £40,000 - £70,000 salary, depending on experience.
Benefits: Pension, Health Insurance, Gym, Death-in-Service benefit, discretionary bonus.
Application: CV required. Employment in this role is subject to successful referencing checks (ID, fraud, credit checks, DBS).
Roles available: 3
Closing Date: 19/09/2017