Modelling and Forecasting Manager

Recruiter
MERJE Ltd
Location
Leeds
Salary
65000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a Modelling and Forecasting Manager you will lead a team responsible for the company's asset revaluation and forecasting process (including monthly and quarterly reporting activities and the calculation of enterprise estimated remaining collections)

The Client- Our client is a leading provider of credit management services specialising in debt recovery, data analytics and customer insight.

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

The role-

???•?????Analytic leadership for the company’s proprietary asset revaluation and forecasting platform, with an emphasis on continuous improvement, segment-level error analysis, and integration of current and future operational performance indicators

???•?????Direct leadership for two to five business and/or statistical analysts, especially around mentorship and coaching, technical training, and reward and recognition

???•?????Manage the post-purchase forecasting process, including presentations to the Operations groups and executive leadership and active partnership with the Finance department

???•?????Lead the development of tracking tools that gauge current and future asset performance, and ensure that new business initiatives are accurately reflected in forecasting analyses

???•?????Manage high-priority analytic activities of significant importance to both Decision Science and the broader organization

???•?????Active participation in the department’s Modelling Symposium, which includes discussion of theoretical and methodological papers, peer-review of ongoing projects, topical seminars, and ongoing training focused on effective communications, data visualization, and experimental methods

Key Requirements-

???•?????Extensive experience in a related field, likely progressing from early analyst roles focused on developing and deploying financial and predictive modelling tools and methods to later team leader experience directing analytic staff

???•?????Previous role(s) leading a high-performing team (preferably involving direct management of analytic staff), with demonstrated evidence of coaching, mentorship, and inspirational leadership

???•?????Financial services experience, including familiarity with the logic of credit scoring and the development of marginal economic analyses

???•?????Working knowledge of Base SAS, SAS/STAT, Enterprise Guide, or Enterprise Miner

???•?????Excellent statistical intuition, built through prior analyst roles

???•?????Prior exposure to financial statements and reporting would be beneficial

???•?????Advanced proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel

???•?????Exceptional problem solving skills

???•?????Effective communicator with excellent organisational skills and the ability to set and achieve ambitious team goals