Credit Risk Manager Job at Together – in Cheadle
Credit Risk Manager
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum, plus benefits.
We’re Together, proud to be a Financial Services success story based in South Manchester.
Lending year-in, year-out for over 45 years’ we’ve grown into one of the finance industry’s best-kept secrets.
We play our part to turn challenges into opportunities that make our customers’ financial ambitions accessible. We understand that for our business to grow, our people must grow.
Due to our maturity plans, we’re currently expanding our Credit Risk function and looking for an experienced Credit Risk Manager.
The Credit Risk Manager is responsible for second line oversight of credit risks at a Divisional level, providing key stakeholders within the business with comprehensive insight into loan book performance against credit risk appetite and to optimise credit risk decisions. This includes balancing risk and reward while ensuring we lend responsibly. The role will work closely with business managers to deliver a robust credit risk management framework as part of our overall enterprise risk management structure.
Together is a business that is never standing-still and provides an exciting place to work for someone who likes to deliver to a high-standard and is comfortable with change.
Managing to the Group and CF Board credit risk appetite working with Group Risk
Conducting annual review of credit risk appetite working with Group Risk
Management and development of credit risk policies and standards, ensuring appropriate governance of changes and evidence of key controls
Regular reporting and analysis that informs all key stakeholders of the risks on the portfolios and performance against risk appetite
Ensuring the right data, analytical tools and skills are available to pro-actively manage credit risk to board appetite
Management and oversight of credit rules, DIP rules & AVM criteria/performance
SME and champion for the automation of credit processes in line with the business appetite and as appropriate for a specialist secured lender.
Ensuring there are appropriate 1LOD for large lending and other concentration risks, e.g. Lending Committee
Engaging key stakeholders to ensure credit & portfolio risk is managed within appetite
Maintain and disseminate up to date relevant industry and regulatory knowledge
Support customer acquisition journey enhancements working with Group Risk
Principal contact point with Group Risk
Oversight of departments multiple RCSA’s
Responsibility for Mandate structure annual review, ongoing governance and monitoring
Provide portfolio insight to inform risk appetite
Numerical degree and strong analytical skills.
Expert Microsoft Excel user, proficient in other Microsoft Office applications.
A solid grounding in data analysis using quantitative analytic tools and good research skills
The ability to identify trends and interpret data from multiple sources and investigate anomalies and unusual patterns / activities.
Effective problem-solving skills and ability to make recommendations based on findings considering commercial and customer implications
Excellent communication skills to articulate complex issues/analysis to senior management and interact with other teams across the business both orally and in writing
Previous experience of credit risk management
Experience with analytical software, e.g. SQL, SAS, R, Python
Experience of managing a small analytical team
Experience of credit risk management within a secured lender
Experience of credit scoring and decisioning technology
We offer a range of company benefits, including 25 days holiday which can be flexed up/down, pension, life assurance, critical illness cover, health cash plan, private medical insurance, regular team/individual incentives, travel season ticket loans, Ride to Work scheme, free gym access and local bar/restaurant discounts.
Career development opportunities are excellent and where appropriate we offer sponsorship of relevant qualifications.
Please note that all successful applicants will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check, a credit check and a Fraud Prevention database check.
Company: Together –
Company Location: Cheadle