Credit Risk Analyst (12m FTC, Part Time)

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  • We have an excellent opportunity for a Credit Risk Analyst to join our team, part-time (21 hours) on a 12 month FTC. This role sits within the Credit Services department and assists the Credit Manager with the reporting and analysis requirements of the credit risk management area.

    This person will be supporting the Credit Manager with collation, interpretation and reporting of data on all aspects of credit risk across Penguin/DK, and 3rd Party Publishers.

    This role is based at our Distribution centre in Frating. However, the team are open to flexible and remote working options. This can be discussed further at interview.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Support team to maintain Insured and uninsured credit limit values and splits across Vista & SAP
  • Maintain system to record and monitor top account insurance utilisation against insured limits
  • Track insured limit usage trends across top UK and International customers (for use in peak limit reviews)
  • Maintain audit process for insured limits in use, ensuring that correct limit is in PRH systems.
  • Support with defining statistics which will be useful for new Credit management system
  • Support Credit Manager in design and specification phase of new credit management system – specifically related to credit risk management.
  • Reporting of Group Risk Schedule for monthly call to be delivered by 12th of month
  • Work with Credit Manager to implement and maintain a reporting system/database of all currently assigned discretionary credit limit and track their changes.
  • Month end reporting to include risk and exposures of trade customers to group finance
  • Deliver monthly reporting of overdue to insurers
  • Maintain business process documents
  • Other Ad hoc reporting as required
  • Essential Skills:

  • Understanding of credit assessment techniques
  • Ability to analyse data and produce meaningful insight from data
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel Skills
  • Understanding or trade credit insurance policies
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Strong communication skills
  • If you’re a methodical analyst, a self-starter and eager to learn, then this is the role for you.

    To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter by Wednesday 20th October. Interviews will be taking place, virtually, from the 27th.

    What you can expect from us:

    Salary: £20,407.75 for 21 hours


    Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:

    • 25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
    • Medical cover
    • Life assurance
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Personal Learning Allowance
    • Generous pension scheme
    • Summer working hours (role dependent) 
    • Volunteering policy and charity matching
    • Employee Assistance programme
    • Mentoring programme
    • Extended Parental Leave policy 
    • 60% Discount on Company books
    • Each site has trained mental health first aiders 
    • We plant a tree for every new employee to our business

    Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated.

    As a Disability Confident Committed organisation, we’re part of the offer an interview scheme. This is where disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role can opt in to get to the next recruitment stage. There may be some situations where volume of applicants means we can’t take all eligible candidates to interview.

    We want to make sure disabled applicants can be their best at each step of the recruitment journey. If you need adjustments during the application process, we encourage you to get in touch with us at . 

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