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Associate Consultant - Credit Risk

Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
As an Equifax Associate Consultant you will play a pivotal role in Client Analytics within Data and Analytics (D&A). You will lead analytical and consultancy projects, including the design and development of complex modelling assignments utilising CRA data. You will have frequent engagements with external customers / stakeholders and will manage multiple projects delivering revenue for Equifax UK.

What You'll Do
  • Our Associate Consultants are highly competent at developing statistical models, with hands on detailed analytic & modelling expertise, leveraging CRA data assets
  • Responsible for supporting the delivery of analytical projects. This includes credit strategy development, scorecard and model development to required quality standards and project timescales. This will cover all stages, including sample design, retrospective analysis, performance analysis, population split analysis and reject analysis.
  • This position will involve performing analysis of multiple data sources using statistical analysis (Logistic Regression, Linear Regression, Decision Trees, Exploratory Data Analysis, CHAID analysis & Cluster Analysis) and computer science to solve business problems.
  • We are looking for someone who is able to communicate analytical results in order to generate improved business decisions and profitability. The role involves using data mining tools and programming languages SAS, SQL and Python to prepare data for analysis and business decision making and also involves delivering analytical and commercial solutions for internal and external clients.
  • Understanding of the regulatory landscape with respect to consumer credit and the potential impact to our clients
  • Provide the required support to Sales and Strategy Consulting teams to enable them to determine the most appropriate customer solution and to enable them to write the project proposal
  • To support customers and sales by undertaking professional presentations to audiences of all sizes, from junior levels through to the Board

What Experience You Need
  • Relevant numerical degree with a 2:1 or above
  • Experience in programming languages SAS, SQL and Python in a credit risk environment
  • An innovative mindset, with experience identifying opportunities that deliver incremental business benefit through leveraging of data and analytics
  • Strong communication and consulting skills, with the ability and confidence to present to business partners and clients
  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with team members and clients at various levels, including business leaders.
  • Experience in all stages of credit strategy, scorecard and model development

What could set you apart
  • Relevant numerical degree with a 2:1 or above
  • Experience in Credit Risk
  • Data integration, structures and ETL
  • Previous use of credit bureau data
  • Cloud experience using GCP or Amazon AWS
  • Previous consultancy experience

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