J3020 - Portfolio Risk Analyst - UK, Gtr London / Surrey (Hybrid) - Asset Finance

Job title: J3020 - Portfolio Risk Analyst - UK, Gtr London / Surrey (Hybrid) - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Function: Portfolio Management
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits
Reference: J3020
Contact email: careers@newleafsearch.com
Contact phone: +442037407222
Job Published: July 15, 2022
Remote WorkingHybrid

Job description

​J2746 - Our client is seeking a Portfolio Risk Analyst to assume responsibility for the statistical segment of the Credit Risk department. You will provide analysis and evaluation of the portfolio, the risk automated decisioning system and collections activity, as well as monitoring trends and developments that will enhance the offering of risk to support the sales and collections functions. 

Excellent salary, bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Gtr London / Surrey (Hybrid).


  • Scope, plan and help in the delivery and testing of data-marts essential for the purpose of providing clear data over the portfolio and to allow for further analysis.

  • Work closely with the business to identify issues within the portfolio and use data to propose solutions for effective decision-making.

  • Assess the effectiveness of data sources and data-gathering techniques and improve data collection methods.

  • Merge, manage, interrogate and extract data to create and supply standard as well as tailored reports to colleagues, senior management and the wider organisation.

  • Interpretation of patterns of activity, outcomes and modelling for potential future scenarios.

  • Early detection of data errors, causation, resolution and remediation of any reporting.

  • Monitor, control, develop, test and implement changes to the automated decisioning tool.

  • Make recommendations for the improvement in individual business channels based on findings related to the above with the aim of providing a programme of continual improvement coupled with minimum risk.

  • Keep abreast of the latest technology, techniques and methods of data evaluation.

  • Provide support to the Risk and Collections departments largely in the form of portfolio data collation and trend analysis and/or Market Data.


  • Excellent statistical, mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in database interrogation and analysis tools, such as Hadoop, SQL and SAS.

  • Experience in VBA or with exceptionally advance Excel skills.

  • Ideally experienced in working in the leasing sector or similar financial services environment.

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills; able to clearly present extracted and manipulated data.

We strongly favour applicants with proven relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

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