Job Title: Graduate Risk Analyst

  • Salary: £25k
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Date posted: 24/07/2012
  • Date expires: 25/03/2014
  • Degree Subject: Maths, Physics, Engineering, Decision Science
  • Degree Grade Equivalent: 2:1
  • UCAS Points: As and Bs
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Job Category: Analytical, Banking, Insurance and Actuarial
  • Vacancy Reference: LB35335Math

My client is a financial services company specialising in consumer loans.

My client is looking for a Credit Risk Analyst to provide Senior Management with recommendations that will help drive the business forward. Recommendations will be based on insight generated through in-depth data analytics.

The successful candidate will help the company grow in a safe and profitable manner. You will receive all the appropriate training in the following:

- Analysing data using tools such as SQL, SAS and Excel.
- Producing reports and ad-hoc analysis as required.

With the support and guidance of more senior Analysts you will provide Senior Managers with actionable insight into the business performance and its future potential. You will use analytical approaches such as Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return to suggest how they might optimise the business.


- BSc or MSc in Maths, Physics, Engineering, MORSE, Operational Research or a related degree.
- Strong academics, A's and B's at A level.
- A strong interest in finance.
- Excellent analytical skills.
- Knowledge of SPSS, SQL or SAS would be ideal but not essential as training will be provided.
- Experience of any kind of computer programming would be beneficial (e.g. CC++, Java, Fortran etc).
- Good knowledge of Excel.
- Excellent communication skills.
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