Credit Risk Analyst - Portfolio Strategies SAS

Posted 6 April by Harnham Easy Apply

Credit Risk Analyst - Portfolio Strategies (SAS)
£47,000 + Competitive Benefits + Flexible Working

Would you like to join a top financial services company offering unique career progression, an exciting range of projects, and who are at the forefront of banking innovation? Our client is hiring a Strategic Analyst within their Credit Risk team on an exciting start -up portfolio. If you would like your data manipulation, analysis and insights and to be central to the strategic decisions of the company this could be the role for you. You will play a key role in the direction of a retail banking portfolio with one of the UK's most well respected lenders.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a technically skilled Credit Risk or Fraud Analyst that will guarantee swift professional development. There is also a handsome benefits package including very competitive salary and flexible working.


  • Perform analysis, make decisions and implement changes to achieve adherence to strategy
  • Develop strategies to achieve the short and long-term goals of the team and wider company
  • Monitor strategy effectiveness, making adjustments and implementing effective recommendations
  • Ensure the strong performance of the portfolio; monitoring portfolio growth and quality, forecasting credit losses and loans profitability and performing portfolio stress-testing
  • Carrying out ad hoc-analysis, providing credit risk insights and recommendations for optimising credit risk strategies and business processes.


  • Experience providing data driven insights in a Financial Services environment
  • Experience within a Credit Risk role is highly desired, however, analytical experience within financial services or pricing Strategy will be considered
  • Experience within a statistical role in a FS or Credit Risk environment is preferred, but not essential
  • Experience using SAS or SQL is essential (SAS preferred)
  • Highly numerate candidates need only apply with a minimum of a Bachelors degree from a top 20 University


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Credit Risk Analysis, Portfolio Analysis, SAS, SQL, Python, Retail Banking, Strategy, Commercial, Acquisitions Strategy, Collections Strategy, Existing Customer Management, Credit Risk Strategies, Optimisation, Insights

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