Senior Credit Risk Analyst

Recruiter
Argos
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Dec 2018
Closes
13 Dec 2018
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a Senior Credit Risk Analyst, you will support the Argos Financial Services store card business within the area of credit strategy. You will assist in the monitoring, evaluating, communicating, testing and reporting on all aspects of the credit strategies and scorecard/decision systems associated with this discipline. We're currently looking for 2 experienced Analysts to join our team.

You will have a direct impact on our customers as you will develop, implement and monitor the Credit Risk Strategies as well as respond to customer queries via the operational departments on all areas of the credit lifecycle. In this role, you'll report into a Credit Risk Manager.

You will be joining Argos Financial Services where our aim is to make life better every day for Argos customers. We help customers afford and protect what matters most, offering products and services including Credit, Warranties & Insurance. We are part of Sainsbury's Bank, part of the wider Sainsbury's Group, we're an exciting and growing organisation and as our customers seek more innovative services and technology, being part of one of the UK's most trusted brands brings our colleagues exciting opportunities to fulfil their potential. Here, you can be part of something bigger and help to create a new approach that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do.

As a Senior Credit Risk Analyst, you will:

Facilitate the development, production, evaluation and monitoring of the relevant strategies and scorecard/decision systems.
Ensure the accuracy of reports through appropriate checking and validation.
Initiate the development and maintenance of reporting using appropriate tools.
Analyse and interpret complex information in line with business requirements.
Continually identify areas for business improvement and makes recommendations for their implementation.
Administer and undertake the implementation and testing of new strategies/scorecard/decision systems.
Assist in the upkeep of documentation of the relevant strategies and scorecard/decision systems.
Facilitate effective communication within and between your own team and other functions.
Act as mentor to your team members.

As a Senior Credit Risk Analyst, you will have:

Previous credit risk experience, preferably within a retail or credit card organisation.
Proven experience of SAS, SQL or SPSS programming.
Proficiency in Excel.
Experience of involvement in projects.
A good commercial awareness.
Good communication skills.
Excellent planning and organisational skills, with an ability to balance a large range of priorities.
The ability to work on your own initiative, in a fast-paced, changing environment.
The ability to access information from a variety of sources and accurately interpret results of reports produced, making recommendations for change.

As well as the opportunity to join a great team you will also receive a competitive salary and holiday entitlement as well as a range of other great benefits including bonus scheme, pension and retail discounts.

As this role involves working within a regulated environment any offer will be subject to satisfactory background checks including criminal record check, credit check and employment references.

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