A fantastic opportunity has become available to join our Argos Financial Services team as a Portfolio Analytics & Pricing Analyst in Milton Keynes.
You will be joining Financial Services where our aim is to make life better every day for Argos customers. We help customers afford and protect what matters most, offering products and services including Credit, Warranties & Insurance. The Financial Services department is the profit creator and that’s why it’s the most exciting place to be: right at the heart of the action. Here, you can be part of something bigger and help to create a new approach that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do.
As Portfolio Analytics & Pricing Analyst you will provide high quality financial analysis to enable optimised business decisions and transparency of business performance across Financial Services and new business developments.
This role will also assist in the delivery of risk adjusted margin in the Argos Financial Services store card business. You will support the strategic development of the business to make life better for our customers by providing analysis and insight to the Commercial team.
As Portfolio Analytics & Pricing Analyst you will;
Produce analysis and insight, driving commercial behaviour.
Build and run financial modelling methodologies to enable optimised business decisions of existing businesses.
Support the development, maintenance and enhancement of pricing strategies to allow detailed price scenario modelling.
Develop and utilise MI to manage all pricing metrics to identify sub optimal performance and to inform on pricing strategy proposals.
Develop strong business relationships with the Financial Services Commercial team and develop effective relationships with internal and external partners including Product, Credit Risk, Finance, Compliance, and Legal.
Support the Finance and Commercial teams through data mining and manipulation of customer & transactional data.
Work cross-functionally to sign off pricing proposals and manage implementation.
As Portfolio Analytics & Pricing Analyst you will have;
Proven analytical experience within pricing in a Financial Services business, with the ability to spot trends and define clear actions.
Experience of managing FS product pricing across a portfolio of variable APRs.
Experience of SQL and data mining techniques.
Excellent planning and organisational skills, with an ability to balance a large range of priorities using own initiative.
Experience of working closely with non-finance colleagues and business partnering.
Financial services experience, including within an FCA or regulated environment.
As well as the opportunity to join a great team you will also receive a competitive salary, 24 days holiday, and a range of other great benefits. We will support you in developing your skills to build the career you want.
There’s never been a more exciting time to join Argos. We are capitalising on our success and going through a great transformation. It’s a period of expansion and rejuvenation; we’re shaking things up and creating more opportunities than ever before.
As this role involves working in a FCA regulated business all offers will be subject to satisfactory background checks including criminal record, credit check and employment references.