Lead Analyst
HSBC Group
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Europe
5d ago


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If you’re looking for a career that willunlock new opportunities, join HSBC and experience the possibilities. Whetheryou want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an excitingnew direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will takeyou further.

Global Risk is a thriving and expert riskmanagement function supporting HSBC globally with all aspects of riskmanagement.

The team actively manages a varied and dynamic range of risk types,including security, fraud, information security, contingency, geopolitical,operational, credit, pension, insurance, financial crime and regulatorycompliance, market and reputation risks.

All parts of the Global Risk team usetheir skills, insight and integrity to handle established threats and thosethey see emerging, acting to protect and enable HSBC to deliver sustainablegrowth.

As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailoredprofessional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefitspackage.

This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhancedmaternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and acontributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

We arecurrently seeking an experienced individual to join this team in the role of Lead Analyst. The Lead Analyst role is basedwithin Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM) Retail Credit Risk.

The role of the Lead Analyst is toindependently analyse, interpret or model data from a variety of sources toprovide analytical solutions to complex business problems.

You will be expected to work toa plan and results must be provided in a timely and accurate manner. You willbe required to clearly communicate progress and issues to stakeholders, and toformulate conclusions, communicate the impacts of your work.

Two vacancies are available, one is alignedto model development and one is aligned to model management.

In this role, you will be :

Developingand improving Basel and BAU credit risk models for use in capital calculationsand / or decision making throughout the credit lifecycle

  • Working on a range of analytical projects with minimal guidance
  • Taking a lead in briefings for team members, stakeholders on progress of work, sharing knowledge, successes and opportunities
  • Communicating confidently with junior team members, stakeholders and peers
  • Identifying solutions to emerging risk issues, changing priorities, project completion issues and areas of conflict
  • Challenging established policy and procedures, where appropriate and suggesting alternatives
  • Drawing, formulating and communicating conclusions from own work, recommending further actions where required
  • Qualifications

    To be successful in this role you should meet the followingrequirements :

  • Hands-on experience of the end-to-end development of Basel and / or BAU credit risk models in a banking / finance environment or experience of managing a range of BAU / Basel models
  • Knowledge of retail products, such as current accounts, credit cards, loans or mortgages
  • Experience of using relevant software packages, i.e. SAS, SQL, Microsoft Office
  • Experience of using the following is desirable, R, Python, Matrix Laboratory (MATLAB), Cobra, Visual Basic
  • Both spoken and written communication skills with experience of adapting your style and approach to the audience and message to be delivered.
  • Experience in leading projects and supporting junior members of the team to achieve shared goals
  • The baselocation for this role is either Leeds, Sheffield, or Birmingham.

    You’llachieve more when you join HSBC.

    At HSBCwe look to enable our employees to better balance their work / life prioritiesand have the flexibility required to meet challenging needs as they progressthrough different life stages.

    Where possible we will consider the followingflexible working options : part-time working, job sharing, term-time working,and working from home and staggered hours.

    If in considering a role with HSBCyou have a need for some flexibility in your working arrangements pleasediscuss this with the recruitment team in the early stages of the applicationprocess.

    As abusiness operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity bringsbenefits for our customers, our business and our people.

    This is why HSBC UK iscommitted to being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from allsuitably qualified applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age,disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexualorientation.

    We wanteveryone to be able to fulfil their potential which is why we provide a rangeof flexible working arrangements and family friendly policies.

    RecruitmentHelpdesk : Email :

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    Telephone : +44 2078328500

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