Credit Risk Oversight Analyst

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
23 Oct 2018
25 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time
  • Primary Location: Australia,New South Wales,Sydney
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Risk Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18038408


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This Credit Risk Oversight Analyst role is primarily responsible for the development, delivery and maintenance of oversight programs related to the entire credit lifecycle of Unsecured Risk for the Australia Consumer Risk Management Unit.
You will also establishing credit risk monitoring reports to oversee the application of risk oversight framework and governance processes in SAS and work hand in hand with the Credit Operations teams (Acceptance, Fraud & Collections) and key stakeholders to continuously improve the quality, methodologies and controls.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Take ownership of the production of the Quality Assurance (QA) Monitoring report. Develop, automate and implement retail credit risk QA monitoring reports to independently review the adherence to credit risk policies across the credit risk lifecycle
  • Design new reports and tests to further enhance the QA review
  • Proactively improve QA monitoring and contribute to the effective identification of risk trends that may cause potential breaches
  • Autonomously sample potential breaches, investigate the cause, identify key issues and measure the impact
  • Independently analyse the QA monitoring reports and write a summary report. Present key findings and issues to senior management and stakeholders for review
  • Coordinate with the broader risk team to recognize and highlight potential issues. Establish a strong working relationship with key stakeholders, working closely and influence with key stakeholders to consider and/or adopt recommended solutions, mitigate risk and improve practices and controls
  • Coordinate the monthly governance forum (Risk Oversight Committee) and produce the committee pack. Proactively own and manage other committee tasks (e.g. calendar invites, minutes and consolidate submissions from different stakeholders etc.)
  • Liaising with business stakeholders primarily product in-business control, compliance, product risk managers and credit operations for implementation of controls and measures to prevent future breaches
Key skills and experiences required:
  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years' relevant experience in a credit risk analytics or analytical/reporting role. Preferably within the financial services sector.
  • Must have strong programming skills in SAS and/or SQL (Intermediate/Advanced)
  • Apply well developed risk and portfolio analysis to a highly complex problem e.g. develop testing framework logic and code these tests utilising your knowledge of the policy, system, and data warehouse
  • Work independently, multi-task, apply highly organised approach and plans own activities under moderate direction while managing BAU deliverables
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage to tight deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements
  • Excellent presentation skills and report writing skills. Attention to detail and the ability to present to and facilitate discussions at stakeholder level. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas
  • Develop and maintain a network with key stakeholders
  • Knowledge of credit risk decision engines and consumer lending is a plus
  • Exposure to monitoring credit decisioning and related systems is a plus
  • Experience in the development of credit strategy/policy is highly advantageous


  • A bachelor's degree in a Quantitative discipline with a financial focus i.e. Econometrics, Commerce, Statistics, Mathematics etc.
When you work at Citi, you will be working for an organization that truly has a global footprint and a powerful network that spans the globe. We celebrate individual ingenuity and use the diversity of our people in order to drive high performance. Through dedicated support, training and resources, we promote our talent and future leaders to bring about lasting and positive impact. Citi Australia is an Employer of Choice for Women and supports a flexible work environment.

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