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5 months ago
Salary: competitive
Location: Milton Keynes
Job type: Permanent
Category: Analysis Jobs
Credit Risk Analyst – Permanent – Milton Keynes

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Credit Risk Analyst – Permanent – Milton Keynes


South East England

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Give it your all in a role that will support your growth

Our Milton Keynes office is seeking an ambitious Credit Risk Analyst to join our growing Risk area.

Within the Santander UK Risk Division, the Provisions & Forecasting team is responsible for estimating credit loss reserves and for forecasting future credit losses over a range of different scenarios and time horizons.

The team plays a key role in the determination of credit loss budgets for Santander UK and also provides the credit loss projections used in internal and external stress testing exercises including those requested by regulatory authorities.

We’re passionate about helping people and businesses prosper and we strive to be simple, personal and fair in everything we do. That’s why we’ve built a culture of respect, where everyone is empowered to keep their promises and go above-and-beyond for our customers, colleagues and the communities we serve.

As a Credit Risk Analyst your main responsibilities will be

* Ensuring the team delivers on its business as usual commitments for Retail including monthly reporting; Monitoring and updating highly complex statistical models for the calculation of IFRS9 provisions; weekly reporting; budget setting and re-forecasts.

* Improving processes on IFRS9 provisions calculations to support Finance in the calculation of business impacts (financial, operational, and technical); Identify risks and dependencies (systems, data, people).

* Supporting the Stress Testing team with ICAAP and EBA requests.

* Regular engagement with various departments such as Finance, Risk and Group.

* Supporting the Risk Manager and Head of Provision & Forecasting to ensure IFRS9 models are in line with End User Computing (EUC) and SOX standards and with day-to-day management of the wider team and issues that arise.

Minimum skills and experience required

* 2:1 achieved at degree level in a numerate subject (e.g. Maths, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Operational Research, Physics, Engineering) and/or equivalent qualifications / experience.

* Ability to synthesise complex issues and explain them easily to non-technical audiences.

* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

* Statistical analysis using one or more of the following; (SAS, SQL, R, SPSS) is desirable.

* Any prior knowledge of Risk Management and loss reserve methodology would also be desirable.

Rewarding you

Salary is competitive

For your commitment and success, Santander offers a competitive basic salary with a distinct career development opportunity. In addition to your salary and bonus, we offer you a benefits package that’s flexible and allows you to be in control, as well as all the policies, tools and guidance to support you.

Other Santander benefits include:

* Pension with generous contributions from Santander

* 27 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year

* Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as Private medical insurance, Dental insurance, Healthcare Cash Plan and Health assessments

* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more

* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Childcare vouchers, voluntary Life assurance and Critical illness cover

* Option to a Company car if you drive more than 8,000 business miles per year

* Access to an All Employee car scheme

* Excellent employee recognition schemes - be recognised for demonstrating great behaviours

* Share in Santander’s success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans

* Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships


You’ll be based in one of our biggest offices in the UK, right in the heart of Milton Keynes, home to a range of key functions including Marketing, Finance and Risk and conveniently located only a short walking distance from Milton Keynes Central rail station and Shopping Centre. Offering an onsite gym, restaurant, coffee shop and banking facilities, the atmosphere is a vibrant one with plenty of opportunities to socialise and get involved in local community and charity work.

Why Santander?

We’ll give you more than a job, we’ll give you a purpose – to help people and businesses prosper.

Our aim is to be the best bank for our people, customers, shareholders and communities and we’re making it happen by focusing on the behaviours that bring everyone together. By bringing passion, talking straight, embracing change, showing respect, speaking up, keeping promises, giving support, truly listening and actively collaborating, we believe we can really make a difference.

We’ve created an environment where we always put people first, that’s why we offer flexible work options to help you do your job in a way that suits you. Whatever your unique ambitions, you’ll have plenty of room to grow, with tailored training and development opportunities and a wide range of benefits designed to suit your lifestyle. What’s more, we’ll also support you in making a difference through our volunteering and fundraising schemes. Our commitment to our people hasn’t gone unnoticed and we’ve been listed as one of Britain’s Top Employers by the Top Employers Institute since 2012.

Time to apply

If this sounds like a role you’re interested in then please apply on the link below.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Santander are an equal opportunities employer who are simple, personal and fair in everything we do. For more information on our commitment to equal opportunities, please visit our diversity page here.

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