08th January 2020

Senior Credit Risk Analyst

Reference: BBBH14603

Location: County Antrim Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 08/01/2020

Credit Controller-Belfast

Who are we working with?

Abacus Careers are currently working alongside a highly successful and well-known company in Belfast. Due to significant growth in recent years and expected continued growth, the company are seeking to employ a Senior Credit Analyst


£Attractive depending on experience and fantastic holidays!

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday

Main Duties:

  • Implementation and enhancement of the business credit policy
  • Responsible for the implementation of the business credit policy within agreed service delivery targets.
  • Assessment of new business acquisitions and contract renewal of existing business within agreed workflows and criteria.
  • Ensure accurate interpretation of financial information in the assessment of creditworthiness and measurement of risk.
  • Review, evaluate and interpret complex financial statements by applying sound judgement and decision making.
  • Identify and minimise risk by utilising due diligence and applying sound judgement to escalate issues when necessary and recommend opportunities for growth.
  • Preparation and presentation of credit opinions to the business Credit Committee.
  • Risk Monitoring and promotion of business growth
  • Minimising risk through adherence to insurance policy criteria and monitoring of business procedures to ensure objectives are met.
  • Assist with improvements in risk monitoring practices and strategies by providing feedback to management to implement best practice and maximise efficiencies.
  • Contribute to the recording and measurement of risk to ensure accuracy and good practice through review and analysis of customer portfolios.
  • Assisting with the application of credit insurance policy criteria across the customer database, including credit insurance limit applications and review of insurance claims.
  • Comply with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met and understood within the business.
  • Research and obtain market intelligence in order to support business growth.
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen in analysing the impact of the marketplace and regulatory changes on the business, making informed risk decisions as a result of any developments.
  • Team development and continuous improvement
  • Support the highest level of team work, knowledge transfer and motivation through an appropriate combination of communication, learning and development of team members.
  • Support the Debt & Credit Risk Manager to generally progress, chase and follow-up queries, exposure analysis and system/process enhancements.
  • Mentor junior team members by managing projects and training initiatives, answering escalated questions and reviewing financial statement analysis to ensure efficient team performance and delivery.
  • Contribute to assigned projects by assisting with audits and process improvements.
  • Building Relationships
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, building support and business development networks.
  • Communicating opportunities for continuous improvement and clarifying and explaining decisions to ensure understanding of business goals and objectives.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others, illustrating accountability, flexibility to the role and an attitude of continuous improvement.


  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment with a high volume of transactions is essential.
  • Experience within an Accounts Receivable/Credit department, including proven experience with payment resolution and cash application.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, etc.).

[email protected]

44 (0)28 90995218

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