Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Risk UK
  • Division:
    IBP Risk & Compliance
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Risk Analysis & Reporting analyst (6937)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!


Description of role and key responsibilities:

RA&R team is responsible for providing analysis, evaluation and preparation of presentations, regular reports and information for the Credit team, Chief Risk Officer and other Executives, Rating Agencies as well as other key stakeholders (such as the PRA) including external Risk disclosures, Risk appetite and other internal Credit reports, data requests and presentations. 
In order to produce this reporting, there is a need to understand the exposures, constantly undertake gap analysis and implement new reports, and interact with multiple stakeholders within the bank. The functions and main duties that will be performed as part of this role include:

  • Providing strategic advice, analysis and information thereon relating to a specific sector as well as various ad hoc information and projects over time by providing portfolio and deal level views of key metrics.
  • Preparation of, or presentation of, regular reports for credit and risk committees (including, but not exclusive to, monthly credit risk dashboards, rating agency packs, annual financial statements, ad hoc queries from investor relations, rating agencies, management, executives etc).
  • Accurate and careful review of information ensuring that data reported and presented is relevant for the audience, accurate, reconciled and auditable. 
  • Developing improvements and continuously reviewing relevance of reporting to ensure it remains appropriate for the various stakeholders.
  • Develop close working relationships and good communication with Credit, Finance, Business units, Data governance, Credit models, ESG team, Risk IT and GLO teams to fully understand underlying
  • Identifying opportunities to make portfolio analysis and processes of collation and presentation of information more timely and efficiently through automation of reporting, while ensuring accuracy is not compromised.
  • Ability to liaise with accountants in order to understand how a deal has been booked from an accounting perspective and assist financial control with credit packs and the reconciliation of data in the data warehouse to the general ledger.
  • Undertake day-to-day activities as well as ad hoc tasks. 
  • Undertake formal and on the job training in Excel/ Power BI / Software development tools and other areas/products as required by the business.
  • Complete regulatory training and gain professional qualification such as CFA or similar.

Core skills and knowledge:

  • Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role
  • Exceptional degree of confidentiality, discretion and integrity
  • Attention to detail/accuracy
  • Ability to analyse data and trends and design and build reports to highlight key portfolio risks and trends
  • Communication: Strong written, verbal and Interpersonal skills - able to build and maintain strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines when required and deliver accurate work on time and to high quality
  • Numerate, Articulate and Pragmatic
  • Proactive, Resourceful and Perceptive
  • Robust and tenacious under pressure
  • Follow through actions to conclusion

 Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Technical skills: familiarity with Power BI/SQL
  • Experience in credit reporting
  • Knowledge of financial products and instruments
  • Previous banking experience


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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Jess Sheehan


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