Portfolio Credit Risk Analyst

Datatech Analytics
October 29, 2021
Kent, United Kingdom
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Credit Risk Portfolio Analyst - Kent - Hybrid working

One of the UK's leading Fintech companies have an exciting new opening for a Credit Risk Portfolio Analyst. If you are a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who can take ownership and work independently towards tight deadlines, prioritising your work appropriately. A Good problem solver with an analytical mind-set. Have good interpersonal and communication skills and a proven track record in Credit Risk. We would like to hear from you.


• Provide portfolio data and ad-hoc analysis as required by the business
• Proactively identify and anticipate emerging trends, threats and opportunities using portfolio analytics
• Suggest ways to optimise risk/ return ratios, improve conversion rates and increase new business
• Work closely with other teams on projects to create new and improve existing products and processes
• Develop and maintain automated portfolio monitoring tools
• Provide fast and high quality analysis explaining portfolio performance to funders and investors
• Regular use of SQL, SSRS, Excel and Power BI
• Help identify and solve data issues
• Create financial models to assess P&L impact of various initiatives or existing trends
• Learn to create and use basic data science tools to automatically identify and explain patterns in portfolio data

Skills & Experience

• 5+ years of credit risk experience within financial services or banking
• Degree in a numerate or analytical subject (Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Physics, Engineering, Accounting, Finance or similar)
• Very strong Excel knowledge
• Some ability to program in at least one language
• Good SQL knowledge or ability to quickly reach proficiency on the job
• Understanding of accounting/ financial modelling beneficial

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today!
Alternatively, you can refer a friend or colleague by taking part in our fantastic referral schemes! If you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, please refer them to us. For each relevant candidate that you introduce to us (there is no limit) and we place, you will be entitled to our general gift/voucher scheme.
Datatech is one of the UK's leading recruitment agencies in the field of analytics and host of the critically acclaimed event, Women in Data. For more information, visit our website: www.datatech.org.uk or call/email Sue on 01256 314660 [email protected]

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