Country/ Credit Risk Business Analyst (Banking) Country/ Credit Risk Business Analyst (Banking) …

Experis Switzerland
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Contract, Full time
Last application, 13 Jun 19
Experis Switzerland
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Contract, Full time
Last application, 13 Jun 19
Credit/Country Risk Business Analyst (Banking)

Credit/Country Risk Business Analyst (Banking)

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services range from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialised professional talent.

On behalf of our client, a leading financial institution in Zürich, we are looking for a Credit Risk Business Analyst to work in the Risk Change department of the bank.

Overview of the project:

  • The successful candidate will join as a business analyst working on the Country Risk project within the credit risk management in the Change function of a bank.
  • This is a business-driven initiative to perform a comprehensive overhaul and replacement of the existing country risk measurement, monitoring and reporting framework at the bank and replace it with an improved, best practice framework.

Main responsibilities:

  • Working as part of an international project team, to perform business analysis activities:
  • Accessing and analyzing data in credit risk systems
  • Producing requirements documentation and specifications through proactive engagement with key stakeholders across the bank's investment banking and wealth management businesses
  • Liaising with application-specific business analysts and IT teams to clarify requirements
  • Acting as the only end to end project team member with access to Swiss client data required as part of the project
  • Proactively identifying issues and proposing resolutions
  • Supporting the project manager in maintaining budget discipline through careful attention to requirements/scope creep and implementation decisions, working in conjunction with the IT teams
  • Preparing management level summary information, and facilitating working group discussions, on key topics
  • Performing testing involving Swiss based applications and Swiss client identifying data
  • Making a visible contribution as part of a small, flexible, highly driven team who will work with the many involved stakeholders to drive the project through to completion

Required skills:

  • Over 7 years of Business analyst with experience in credit risk in a banking environment
  • Previous experience in Country Risk/ Credit scenarios highly preferable
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, including at senior management level as well as with a variety of international stakeholders at all organizational levels
  • Ability to prepare management level summary information and facilitate working group discussions
  • IT skills: basic SQL query skills, basic Excel skills (pivot tables etc - macros not required), basic MS office (Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong time management skills - organised and efficient, resilient under pressure
  • Attention to detail

Highly beneficial:

  • Already based in Switzerland
  • Experience delivering change for management information (MI) reporting, especially in credit risk or country risk
  • Experience related to measuring or monitoring country risk, especially within an investment banking / wealth management environment

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However should you have any questions please contact Sophia Biafora on +41 44 229 99 40.

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