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Senior Analyst Model Validation - Skipton, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, BD231


Job Introduction

This is a rare opportunity to become our next Senior Analyst and support the Head of Model Validation by ensuring all models here at Skipton Building Society are developed and maintained in line with our Model Governance Policy.

Main Responsibilities

As part of your independent reviews, you'll present findings and recommendations to our Model Governance Committee, ensuring you tailor your supporting materials and presentation style to the audience. You'll provide consultancy support to Modelling teams across the Society and take the lead on the diagnosis and resolution of any problems or issues that arise. This role strikes the balance of utilising both your analytical and people skills, as you'll work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders and colleagues to ensure effective models are in place. You'll build in-depth knowledge of analytical techniques/modelling methods and be familiar with the tools and systems used to undertake this analysis.

Ideal Candidate

We're looking for someone with an analytical mind who can work with and educate a diverse range of people on the complexities of modelling techniques. You'll be able to communicate your technical and specialist knowledge in a way to suit your audience, and be a company ambassador for external stakeholders.

You'll have a keen eye for detail as you will be required to produce high-quality documentation to suit a range of audiences. You'll have a working knowledge of relevant statistical software, with the ability to apply this to a range of modelling techniques. Adhering to our Model Governance Policy, you'll have an understanding of the regulations which govern the Society and its financial reporting, allowing you to adapt swiftly into this pivotal role.

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues' unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We're committed to paying our people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range of benefits to support our colleagues' finances and wellbeing, including our Employee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays and shopping discount vouchers You'll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect a structured learning and development programme where you'll be valued recognised and rewarded.

More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age