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Senior Analyst - Credit Strategy - SQL/Python - London, United Kingdom,


Senior Analyst - Credit Strategy - SQL/Python
Central London
Up to £65,000 + benefits

An opportunity for a Senior Risk Strategy Analyst with strong SQL and Python (not essential) experience has become available for a leading industry disruptor. This is an exciting role for a self starter looking to be part of a team that are constantly looking for ways to innovate and have been involved in some of the most exciting projects of the last few years.


As Senior Credit Strategy Analyst you will undertake data driven analysis using statistical tools like SQL and Python to drive insight into product performance and optimise strategies. Additionally, you will play a pivotal role in communicating the outcomes of your findings and proposals to team leaders and other key stakeholders. This is a role where you will be constantly challenged to provide unique and constantly evolving strategies.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will use empirical, analytical and statistical techniques to generate loss rate expectations and scenarios to aid in valuation forecasting as well as influencing the direction of the agenda
  • You will use this insight to formulate proposals to address areas of weakness and to optimise portfolio performance
  • You will deliver these findings and proposed strategy changes to team leaders and various stakeholders in a clear, concise and effective manner
  • You will be involved in influencing on-going communications with key senior business stakeholders


  • Educated to a degree level with at least a 2:1 in a numerate subject (maths, statistics, economics), having evidenced a strong academic performance throughout
  • Proven Credit Risk Strategy experience for a leading FS company
  • A well-developed understanding of quantitative analytical methods
  • Excellent Excel skills (VBA preferable)
  • Strong experience in data manipulation and analysis using SQL, Python as well but this can be developed on the job
  • Confidence communicating effectively and concisely to a variety of departments and senior members of the team


As Senior Credit Strategy Analyst you could earn up to £65,000 alongside a very comprehensive benefits package which includes competitive pension, bonus, gym and healthcare.


To apply for this role, please submit your interest by pressing 'Apply Now' on this page. For further information please contact Ewan at Harnham.