Aspire Data Recruitment Credit Risk Analytics Consultant London, W1 To £85,000
Expanding Fintech lender.
An opportunity to lead an Analytics team in introducing and implementing new ideas and helping to shape the business internally and externally. You will be developing risk models, designing scenario and stress tests, hypothesis testing and evaluating ideas against historical data. You will also be responsible for interrogating output from your team of analysts and data scientists.
The role will require managing stakeholders across the business including credit risk, data science, business development and technology. You will be driving the roadmap for new initiatives including external partnerships with accountancy and corporate finance firms.
You’ll also be delivering insights to the senior leadership team, helping the business translate numbers into business actions. Above all, become a data evangelist, representing and enforcing data analytics by embedding best data practices and usage within the firm.
5+ years of direct experience in credit risk analytics
Experience building out risk analytics teams and growing state of the art analytics functions
An expert in Credit Risk Strategy and Modelling
Business or quantitative degree (Finance, Economics, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering) from a top tier university
Analytical and commercial skills – ability to drive insight from data, determine the commercial and financial impact and recommend action
Strong communication – excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to tell the story that drives action.
Resilience – mental attitude to overcome setbacks
Structured problem solver – navigate blockers, balance multiple projects and prioritise
Conceptual thinking – ability to find new ways to solve analytical problems without precedent
Entrepreneurial – proactively develop and promote own ideas and thrive in a start-up environment
Stakeholder management – proven experience managing both technical and non-technical stakeholders
Project management – track record of spearheading initiatives, bringing the best out of teams
Working knowledge of any of the following: Python / R / SQL / VBA – desirable
Unrivalled opportunity to make your mark in an industry primed for disruption
Broad scope to lead new projects and initiatives
An entrepreneurial, and highly motivated team with flat hierarchy
Great working atmosphere in a supportive and fast-paced environment
A team that will challenge you and help you reach your highest potential