Data Scientist (Credit Risk)

Job Title: Data Scientist (Credit Risk)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Yarra, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 186857_1533191640
Contact Name: Nicole Leishman
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2018 13:53

Job Description

Our client, a Financial Services organisation, is looking for a Credit Risk Analyst to join their team, located in Melbourne's inner South.

Key responsibilities

  • Actively support the development of a risk data management system;
  • Provide cost savings through deep analysis;
  • Be a key driver in portfolio analytics to turn insights into key actions assisting help maximise operational effectiveness and performance;
  • Communicate complex data analysis and findings into meaningful and actionable insights for key stakeholders;
  • Supply relevant information to stakeholders to determine appropriate business strategies
  • Provide oversights to regulatory reporting;
  • Provide data analysis to enable strategies for credit decisioning, profitable lending and responsible lending decisions.

Key skills

  • Credit modelling and credit analytics experience
  • Tertiary qualification in a technical discipline such as Actuarial Studies, Applied Science, Mathematics or Statistics, with 3 to 5 years relevant work experience is essential;
  • Demonstrable experience in an analytics role in consumer credit risk within the banking and finance services industries. Working in a fintech environment would be well regarded;
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of how products generate profit;
  • Experience working on complex datasets;
  • Ability to communicate with key decision makers and stakeholders;
  • Experience using SQL, R and Github;
  • Scorecard and capital modelling experience would be advantageous;

If this interests you, and you believe you have the skills and experience, please apply now. This opportunity wont be around for long.