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CREDIT RISK BUSINESS ANALYST

The role is for a Business Analyst who specialises in credit risk rating systems within the Risk & Finance Technology team.

Our client is a leading international bank headquartered in London.

  LOCATION 

 HYBRID

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analysis and Solution Definition:
    • Rapidly understand the business objectives, issues and challenges.
    • Liaise with relevant teams to define and document business requirements, functional
    specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution.
    • Communicate required changes to development team (in-house and vendor).

  • Testing:
    • Undertake testing efforts and act as primary liaison between users and project teams.
    • Ensure issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Project Execution:
    • Assist in adherence to project deadlines and schedules.
    • Communicate and apply project standards.
    • Consistently deliver high-quality output.

SKILLS REQUIRED

End-to-end hands on experience in the implementation of rating, PD, LGD models, IFRS9, credit data requirements and workflow systems

A strong, proven track record of project business analyst delivery in the financial services industry with the ability to:

  • Evaluate business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement and developing and implementing solutions.

  • Serve as a liaison between stakeholders and users and deal with colleagues at all levels of seniority.

  • Gather critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing high quality project documentation:
    o Business requirements
    o Functional specifications
    o Test cases / scripts
    o Business operating models and processes

  • Lead and conduct testing with a strong focus on efficient and automated testing:
    o Test case definition
    o System integration testing
    o User acceptance testing
    o Exposure comparisons

  • Educated to degree level.

  • Strong knowledge of traded products, counterparty credit risk exposure framework and calculations.

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, SQL, XML, jira, continuous deployment frameworks.

Personal attributes:

  • Good communicator (written and verbal), succinct and articulate.

  • Able to work with off-shore teams.

  • Technical mindset with strong analysis and problem solving skills with a pragmatic, common sense “can do” approach, whilst paying attention to detail.

  • Able to apply expertise and technology.

  • Able to adapt and respond to change.

  • Able to plan and prioritise own workload.

  • Efficient and organised with good time management skills.

  • Proactive, delivery focused with a strong drive to meet customer expectations.

  • Personable, team player and able to build strong working relationships across multiple teams.

The role would suit someone who is:

  • Able to work well with other teams.

  • Self-starter.

  • Delivery focused.

  • Willing to learn

  • Looking to achieve personal work goals and objectives.

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