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Senior Credit Risk Analyst

Close Brothers
Doncaster or London
Competitive Base Salary + Benefits + Discretionary Bonus
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

Job Details


Join the Close Brothers Credit Risk Team where you will develop, deliver and monitor new credit risk strategies. Working as part of a team of analysts, our ideal team member will have previous experience of designing and implementing the credit acquisition strategy and hold strong analytical skills.


  • Set and monitor Motor credit risk performance against agreed plans, targets and budgets.
  • Undertake analysis of Credit acquisition strategy and processes to provide insight and recommendations to Credit management to improve and optimise Credit decisioning strategy.
  • Develop and present high-quality credit risk related MI and insight to major stakeholders to support informed decision making.
  • Ensure compliance with prudent underwriting standards and assist Operations to ensure that all processes comply with the regulatory guidance


  • You have experience of designing and implementing Credit acquisition strategy including the setting of strategies, policies and score cut-offs, underwriting, bureau data and systems, system development and testing
  • Strong analytical mindset to be able to understand and investigate complex issues in a methodical manner
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and also experience of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint


  • You have experience of Business Objects / SAS / Alteryx and / or other similar data analytical tools 
  • Understanding and / or experience of credit scoring, scorecards and scorecard development particularly in a retail environment

At Close Brothers we look to recruit individuals from all different backgrounds and encourage you to apply even if you don’t tick every box. We celebrate diversity, promote inclusivity and are open to discuss flexible work options to help you balance your work and home life.

We appreciate that from time to time, recruitment agencies will have speculative CVs that they may wish to submit to our Talent Acquisition team in relation to a specific role.

To avoid any ambiguity around fees, please note that speculative CVs received by Close Brothers, that have not been authorised in advance, by us, will be ineligible for an agency fee. Thank you.


Close Brothers is a leading merchant banking group established in 1878, providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services, and securities trading.

We employ 3000 people, principally in the UK, and are one of the largest 250 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Our activities are straightforward. We remain focused on markets and services we know and understand, developing leading positions and unrivalled expertise.

Our approach is prudent and considered enabling us to grow sustainably, through all market conditions, building confidence among our depositors and investors.

Our businesses have remained local as we continue to provide bespoke services, and developing long-term relationships ensuring our success in the future.

We value our clients over everything else. What they do is important – they are the doers and makers of things, the wealth creators, the investors and the savers. We ensure our services meet their specific needs and invest to support them as they grow.

These principles, founded in our past but applied to the modern world today, represent what we describe as ‘modern merchant banking’ – values that are embedded in our culture and that underpin everything we do.

Our Business areas:

Our Banking division provides lending to small businesses and individuals, with an emphasis on specialist finance. We also offer deposit taking services to UK businesses and individuals.

In Securities, we provide trading services in the UK through Winterflood, a leading market-maker.

Close Brothers Asset Management provides a range of financial advice, investment management and on-line investing services, helping clients to secure their financial future.

Company info
10 Crown Pl
United Kingdom

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