Next PLC

Credit and Risk Systems Analyst

Recruiter
Next PLC
Location
Leicester, Leicestershire, UK
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
15 Apr 2024
Closes
03 May 2024
Ref
57721
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Credit & Risk Systems Analyst

Reports To: Credit & Risk Manager

Department: Finance - Credit & Risk

Direct Reports: None

Location: Enderby

Grade: 3

At Next we have a great opportunity for an analyst to join our growing Credit and Risk Analytics team within Finance. As a team, we are responsible for analysing all aspects of our £1.3B credit portfolio and using data to drive insight on how we can optimise our customer proposition and business profit. You’ll be at the heart of understanding our 3 million credit customers; implementing and testing strategy changes to help grow our business.

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone who is excited to start or grow their career as an analyst, and has an interest in being part of implementing and understanding in-market change for our customers. We are looking for candidates with a numerical background, have confidence working with data in tools like Excel, and have the drive to learn quickly on the job. Experience with industry standard analytical tools (e.g. SQL, SAS) or Decision Engines (e.g. PowerCurve, Acquisition Manager) are a bonus - but we believe the right candidates can learn quickly with support from our talented team of analysts.

If you’re excited about being a part of real in-market change, our Systems Analyst role is a great place to develop your career within a growing business and well known brand!

You will:

  • Implement strategy changes in decision engines working with internal and external teams to ensure they are working effectively.
  • Produce regular reporting and carry out ad hoc analyses. Comment on trends, adding value through contributing ideas and solutions to any problems or opportunities identified.
  • Identify risks and opportunities in the current processes and rules through complex analysis, using multiple data sources.
  • Work with internal and external teams to deliver suitable portfolio strategies. This could be across contact centre, marketing, customer experience, and tech. Serving as the expert on credit risk and data, while best representing the commercial value and regulatory aspects of lending activity.

About you:

  • You will have a highly numerate/analytical background - ideally with experience in an analyst position
  • You will be a natural problem solver and enjoy working logically
  • You will have an eye for detail and the drive to understand how our complex business logic works, and how we can change it
  • You will have experience of working with Excel and ideally SQL/SAS or similar
  • You will enjoy working with a diverse multi-discipline team to deliver results at pace
  • You will have strong verbal and written communication skills, to ensure your key stakeholders are informed of what really matters

This isn’t a checklist and we don’t expect you to tick every box, but a strong desire to learn fast, get stuck in and deliver value is essential. If you think that sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you and find out if a career at Next could be your next great move!

About Us

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

About some of our Benefits

  • 25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy & Victoria's Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Restaurants with great food at amazing prices
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking

We aim to support all candidates during the application process and are happy to provide workplace adjustments when necessary. Should you need support with your application due to a disability or long-term condition, feel free to get in touch with us by email headoffice_careers@next.co.uk (please include 'Workplace Adjustments' in the subject line), or call us on 0116 284 2486 and leave a voicemail.

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

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