Direct Analyst (6 Month FTC)

DLL Group
Watford / UK
Competitive salary + benefits
09 Apr 2024
22 Apr 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Direct Analyst

As a Direct Analyst, you will be responsible for assisting the team of Relationship Directors (RD’s) by providing support to the to realize the formulated sales objectives of the CTI Direct Business.  

This role will be focused on providing day to day procedural and analytical guidance to the team of DLL Direct Relationship Directors.

Find out more here about how you can unleash your full potential at DLL

Day to day:

  • Assist RD’s with preparing high quality and concise credit submissions for DLL Direct clients with a focus on data quality and integrity.
  • Assess new proposals in compliance with Credit Risk Policies & Standards, Underwriting Criteria and Risk Appetite
  • Playing a critical part within the process of Identifying and prioritising key corporate account opportunities within the Direct Portfolio.
  • Research end user prospects and assist the RDs in developing a prioritised prospect list, identify customer needs/requirements and make / execute the prospecting plan in line with key accounts strategy.
  • Helping the RD to manage and drive the quotation process via a consultative sales approach working with customers, prospects, and suppliers to identify specific needs, then aligning internally with appropriate parties to provide a customised solution that differentiates ourselves from the competition.
  • Assisting the RD in analysing business risk (sustainability, client related integrity risks, management assessment), Financial Risk (credit analysis, historical & forecast financial performance) and
  • Understanding Group Structure Risks (identification of legal counterparties and credit bases)
  • Helping ensure that the Direct portfolio is maintained in accordance with Risk and CAMs processes by timely submission of Annual Reviews and updated KYC.

All members enjoy

  • Two working days per year volunteering for a local charity.
  • Health and Wellness program including healthy food, free health checks, fun health & vitality activities.
  • Flexible hours with possibility to work from home
  • Career development opportunities: online learning, member development programs.
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  • Have a minimum of 5 years of experience of underwriting / analysing transaction in a wide range of sectors within either a banking or asset finance business.
  • Be proactive and well-prepared in risk and credit matters.
  • Have experience in analysing and executing large value structured transactions of between £1m and £30m particularly in the Direct Sector where we are dealing direct with the end user customer
  • Have experienced in funding both hard and soft assets
  • Able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with corporate and divisional leaders and peers.
  • Have experience of working closely with Relationship/Account Managers in Sales teams and helping them to structure large deals, identifying key risks within a deal and structure accordingly to mitigate these risks.
  • Energised, tenacious and resilient to deliver best in class business performance. Passionate about DLL and our clients (eager to deliver win-win)
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a “virtual team” across geographies and disciplines within a matrix environment

Choose wellbeing

DLL’s wellbeing ambition is to educate, equip and empower members to build connections, manage their mental, emotional, physical and financial wellness and maintain balance between work and the other priorities that make up their lives.

Our four wellbeing categories are as follows:

  • Connection – Build meaningful connections with other DLL members
  • Health – Manage mental, emotional and physical health
  • Finance – Provide learning opportunities to help members achieve personal financial health
  • Lifestyle – Maintain balance between work and life priorities
  • These are the things that matter to our members and the wellbeing of our members matters to DLL

Settling in

At DLL, we are many things. We are team members, family members, community member. We are members of society, members of different cultures and nationalities. Members of change. We each have different beliefs, different passions, different viewpoints, talents and interests. We come from different backgrounds, cultures, nationalities and histories.

But for all of our differences, we share one thing in common: each of us are members of DLL.

Our company was founded in the Netherlands. But today we are truly a multinational business. Our unique culture is rooted in higher collaboration, less hierarchy and an honest directness that enable us to integrate, ideate and innovate across country lines.

Many companies say they are European, American, Asian or Australian, at DLL we are all these places and more.

We are a cross-culture collaborative – an interconnected network – that comes together every single day with one goal in mind: Partnering for a better world.

Good to know:

  • Deadline for application: April 21st (Due to high volume of applications this requisition may close prior to posted close date)
  • The selection process may involve an assessment.
  • Applications via email will not be reviewed. Please apply online via our career website.
  • DLL’s referral program applies
  • For more information, please contact our Talent acquisition partner Natalie Gray via

DLL appreciates the time you spend applying to our openings. We advise only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Hiring subject to successful completion of a background check.

DLL is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation in accordance with our values and all applicable legislation.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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