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Credit Risk Analyst

As a Credit Risk Analyst you will support the Argos Financial Services store card business, assisting in the monitoring, evaluating, communicating and reporting on all aspects of the credit risk recoveries, debt sale and debt placement strategies.

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 Credit Risk Analyst you will:

Initiate the development and maintenance of reporting using appropriate tools, and ensure the accuracy of reports through appropriate checking and validation.
Conduct Monthly Debt Sales.
Ensure that accounts are placed for recovery in a timely and efficient manner.
Facilitate the development, production, evaluation and monitoring of the relevant strategies and scorecard/decision systems.
Facilitate effective communication within/between your own team and other functions and efficiently respond to queries raised by internal and external stakeholders.
Identify, manage, monitor and report risks in your area in line with the requirements of the Risk Management Framework Policy.
Required to act in an open, honest and co-operative way with our internal compliance team and regulator where appropriate, notifying them in good time of any circumstance that they might reasonably expect.

As Credit Risk Analyst you will have:

Previous credit risk experience, preferably within a retail or credit card organisation.
Experience of working within an FCA regulated environment.
Previous experience of Debt Recovery and Debt Sale.
A relevant degree in a numerate discipline (ideally mathematics or statistics).
Proven experience of SAS / SQL / SPSS programming skills.
Proficiency in Excel.
Good communication skills, with the ability to accurately interpret results of reports produced, making recommendations for change.
A good commercial awareness.
Excellent planning, organisational and prioritisation skills.

It would also be advantageous if you have previous experience of third party and stakeholder relationship management.

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 regulated environment any offer made will be subject to satisfactory background checks including criminal record check, credit check and employment references.

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