Business Risk Analyst

Mana Search
The City, UK
Competitive salary
24 Jun 2021
25 Jun 2021
Job role
Award-Winning Social Fintech - Promoting Financial Wellbeing

Our client is a leading global FinTech platform, who provide salary-linked savings, loans, pay advances, insurance and financial education. You'll join a team of 200 brilliant and passionate colleagues in 3 countries.

Their platform allows employees reduce their stress, improve their productivity and be happier and more engaged at work thanks to taking back control of their finances.

The Role

  • Evaluate the risk of all new prospective corporate clients to ensure we minimise the risk of business failure among our clients, working directly with the Chief Risk Officer.
  • Assess the characteristics and underlying risk of company employee bases to develop recommended consumer loan pricing proposals.
  • Support the CRO in driving the Enterprise Risk Management strategy and process, holding leadership team members from each functional area accountable for owning and delivering mitigating actions.
  • Support the CRO and Head of Decision Science in preparing reporting packs for governance bodies including the Credit Risk Committee, management and various external Boards.
  • Conduct analytical modelling for example of product unit economics (e.g. NPV per loan), identifying and monitoring the evolution of key value driving variables/ assumptions.
  • Lead bespoke projects for example on operating practice improvements or the potential of Open Banking to enhance our business model.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Degree educated in a numerate discipline.
  • 2+ years experience working in an analytical role.
  • Passionate to deliver social impact with a strong desire to help build a business that delivers a meaningful difference to society.
  • A self-starter with a willingness to take responsibility and work independently, working within a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Motivated to work in a young, dynamic FinTech company, in a broad risk/ analytical role, often working directly with the CRO/ other senior team members.
  • Confident to provide strategic direction at a senior level
  • Ability to translate complex analyses into practical and pragmatic recommendations for change to a dynamic business audience.
  • Strong written skills and are a great verbal communicator with proven ability and experience of building strong networks.

What's in it for you?
  • Competitive salary & bonus scheme
  • Regular company socials (post Covid)
  • Fast-growing environment
  • Generous Pension scheme, health and life assurance
  • 25 days holiday, an extra day off on your birthday
  • Subsidised onsite cafe, complimentary team breakfast every Tuesday, complimentary fresh fruit, cycle to work scheme, gym discount (with PMI), childcare benefits
  • Flexible working

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