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Job ID10158BR
Job TitleCredit Risk Analyst
Position TypePermanent
Business BrandHome Credit
SalaryUp to £26,000 +Bonus +Benefits +Onsite Gym
About Us
About Us

Established in 1880, PFG is one of the UK's leading suppliers of personal credit products to the non-standard lending market. We are a FTSE 250 company that provide a portfolio of credit products designed to meet the particular needs of those who are not well serviced by mainstream lenders. The Provident Financial Group is made up of Provident Home Credit, Satsuma Loans, Vanquis Bank, Cheque Exchange and Moneybarn.
About the Role
About the Role

In this role you will support analytical projects and work with the Analytics Manager to support the management of credit strategy and portfolio analytics across Home Credit. In this exciting, varied role you will provide analytical support to marketing, product development and field operations plus support for customer targeting, funnel optimisation and monitoring. You will ensure we are driving profitable growth through robust insight and analysis, adhering to the portfolio credit policy and the groups risk appetite for the home credit portfolio.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assisting with the development of measures and reporting systems to monitor the financial performance and risks associated with the business model.
  • Adhering to the groups risk appetite, highlight opportunities for growth and ensure available actions are articulated clearly to the right audience.
  • Provide analysis of the drivers and adequacy of the allowance for loan losses for management and board discussion.
  • Support the risk management activities of the home credit business.
  • Supporting the team to provide data driven intelligence to enhance end-to-end lending strategy, collections, recoveries and marketing.
  • Generate actionable analysis to understand, manage and enhance the end-to-end account lifecycle.
  • Provide analytical support to different business functions.
  • Support field operational performance through analytical insight in to Agent and customer behaviour.
Skills and Experience
About You

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Previous analytical credit risk experience with a range of data mining tools and large volumes of data.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels in an organisation.
  • Strategic thinker with attention to detail.
  • Ability to influence and challenge constructively.
  • Experience or training in statistical modelling techniques and good understanding of how to use statistical techniques to produce insight.
  • Positive attitude, ability to be flexible and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to manipulate complex datasets.
  • Ability to communicate complex analytic results in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to communicate complex analytical findings to a non-technical audience and present a case for change/action.
  • Exceptional quantitative skills.
  • Ability to interpret complex performance data; identify and deliver priority actions; evaluate the impact and risks of change.
  • Familiar with MS Office package.
  • Understanding of Credit Risk Management and the development, implementation, and monitoring of scorecards
  • Use of SQL/ SAS /R, or other technical analytic tools

  • A Degree or equivalent in a highly numerate/ analytical subject (e.g. statistics, mathematics, econometrics.)
The Benefits

The satisfaction of working for a successful and ethical business who are here to help people is a big benefit of joining us, but it is not the only one. We will invest in your development, giving you the support and training to become better and better at your job. We take the work/life balance seriously, with plenty of flexible working options. Working in a bright and refreshingly relaxed environment, you will find your opinions are valued and listened to.

On top of all this, we will give you a package including:
  • 25 days annual leave increasing with service.
  • Up to 7% annual profit bonus.
  • Onsite Gym - Provident have joined with Nuffield Health. Weekly classes are held throughout the day and pre 09:00 and post 17:00, you can attend anything from Spinning to Pilates to Boxercise.
Plus pension and a whole range of other benefits besides.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion EDI

Provident is one of a select group of forward thinking organisations that have signed up for the National Equality Standard NES. The NES provides a cultural assessment through the lens of diversity. It looks across all 9 protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010 to ensure true inclusion in the workplace. The NES adopts a pragmatic & holistic approach to EDI and achieving it will enable Provident to showcase our business as leaders in this field.