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Datatech Analytics

Senior Analyst – Forecast Modeling

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Senior Analyst – Forecast Modelling – Bristol/Hybrid – £35,000 – £46,000 Neg DoE – J12335

Are you passionate about coding and statistical modelling and looking to make a difference? If yes, read on.

Due to strong investment and strategy this leading UK bank is looking for a number of Analysts to join their Forecasting team.

Several NEW roles have come about so we are looking at applicants for PhD/Analyst level through to those with strong modelling experience at Senior Analyst and through to Team Lead (higher salary level available to Lead/Manager level) level where we will also need evidence of proven management experience.

Using data, statistical analysis, and modelling skills, you’ll help senior management understand the credit risks in their portfolios and how they respond under different economic conditions. Hybrid role with 2 days/week in office.

Currently using SAS modelling the team are increasingly moving to Python and Spark.

Role outline

  • Supporting the design, development, validation and implementation of retail and commercial credit risk stress testing and impairment and capital forecasting models. Helping to ensure that all new models are technically sound and meet company standards.
  • Support the delivery of stress testing activities (Group planning exercises, regulatory stress testing submissions, ad-hoc Board requests).
  • Helping to maintain the stress-testing framework, by ensuring that production processes are in place and all implementations of models are fully tested and audited to internal standards.
  • Contributing to the preparation of high-quality model approval / re-approval technical documents.
  • Working with data every day; sourcing, collating and interpreting from internal and external data sources.

Key skills

  • Degree with quantitative content (economics, maths, statistics, operational research, physics or engineering) or equivalent skills derived from commercial experience.
  • Expertise in coding in SAS, R, Python or Apache Spark along with stress testing or portfolio modelling
  • Solid understanding of banking, credit risk management and economics
  • Proven ability to adapt to change
  • Knowledge of capital regulation and IFRS9 impairment and experience in people management.
  • Confident and approachable communication manner

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today!

Alternatively, you can refer a friend or colleague by taking part in our fantastic referral schemes! If you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, please refer them to us. For each relevant candidate that you introduce to us (there is no limit) and we place, you will be entitled to our general gift/voucher scheme.

Datatech is one of the UK’s leading recruitment agencies in the field of analytics and host of the critically acclaimed event, Women in Data.

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