Senior Credit Risk Analyst

Skipton Building Society
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Credit Risk department is a key function within the Society providing analysis and insight to manage risk and identify business opportunities, helping to shape the Societies proposition and plans.

As such, it is vital that we have driven, analytical and curious individuals working across the various teams within the department.

This vacancy sits within our newly formed Forecasting team and is a brilliant opportunity to help shape the future of the Society, with plenty of exposure to the executive team.

Previous experience within credit risk forecasting is not essential but would be beneficial, so for more information around joining this dynamic department please read on.
Package description
In return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:

Group personal pension plan.

Life Cover

25 days' holiday, plus one day for each year you're with us, up to a maximum of 30 days (pro rata when working on a reduced hours basis)

SBS offer a range of preferential employee savings & insurance products

Paid course fees to study for a professional qualification (where relevant to the role)

Childcare vouchers

Head Office onsite shop and internet cafe

An opportunity to join Simply Health Cash Plan - offering twenty annual benefits including dental care, optical care and physiotherapy

Option to donate to charity direct through Payroll Giving

Online employee benefits scheme offering discounts with hundreds of high street and online retailers

Eye Tests

Car Allowance - if applicable to role

More senior roles also offer access to group income protection and private medical care
Main responsibilities
As a Senior Analyst or Analyst, you will take responsibility for supporting and delivering analysis and insight to enable the management and understanding of credit risk within the Society.

You will contribute to or lead the production of analysis and reports using SAS/SQL and Excel, interpreting complex technical information and data to facilitate commercial decisions.

Strong relationships will be developed across the Credit Risk team and with key business stakeholders.

You will manage your own work, while working in a team environment, and the opportunity is perfect for a highly motivated individual who takes ownership of tasks and demonstrates energy and commitment to get things done.
Ideal candidate
You will ideally:

* Have experience within an analytical role and have a keen eye for detail.
* Possess excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to explain complex technical information to non-technical users.
* Be confident presenting findings to senior stakeholders.
* Have SAS/SQL and Excel data manipulation skills with experience of creating structured, documented processes that are easy to follow and flexible to future developments.
* Have a flexible approach to getting work over the line within timescales.
* Be highly numerate, with natural technical and analytical problem solving skills.
* Be able to provide coaching and support to other analysts within the team
* Work autonomously, defining own analysis and managing workloads to deliver all objectives.
* Have an awareness of the external credit risk environment and wider business objectives
* Demonstrate leadership attributes

About the company
At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do.

The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.
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