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Senior Risk Analyst Auckland

Westpac New Zealand

Westpac New Zealand Auckland New Zealand

3 weeks ago

Mō te tūranga | About the Role

As a Senior Risk Analyst in our Risk Analytics function you will be a key member of a high profile and

well respected team. You will be working with advanced cloud based SAS technology in a fast

paced environment to deliver on key risk reporting outcomes for Westpac NZ.
• Lead the delivery of monthly production Provisioning and Risk Weighted Asset positions.
• Create and enhance risk management reports to understand risk exposures and track trends.
• Monitor performance across all customer lifecycle stages, identify emerging trends, risks, and opportunities.
• Perform data analysis to support risk management initiatives and validate hypotheses.
• Document workflows, share ideas and implement improvements to drive progress across the team.
• Collaborate with Risk Analytics colleagues and other Westpac departments (e.g., Product Management, Customer Insights, Collections and Fraud) to identify and implement improvements.
• Team lead duties relating to... work allocation, performance reviews, leave management, wellness and wellbeing for staff within the Risk Measurement team.
• Support Management with work allocation, performance reviews, leave management, for staff within the Risk Measurement team.

Nā tāu rourou | What will you bring?
• Background in data manipulation and report building
• Experience with a programming language, such as SAS or SQL
• Background in Credit Risk, Finance or in a similar area
• Experience in exploratory numerical analysis
• Experience using a data visualisation tool such as Power BI, Tableau, or SAS Visual Analytics
• Tertiary degree focused on a numerate discipline (preferred)
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Well organised, logical thinker, problem solver
• Strong work ethic, professional and personable
• Ability to cope with high pressure and rapidly changing priorities

Westpac Hei Wāhi Mahi | Working at Westpac

As well as immersing yourself in a supportive team environment, you’ll be offered some of the best banking, and lifestyle benefits in the market along with
• 4 weeks standard holiday + 5 additional days of wellbeing leave to support you to be your best
• Additional purchased leave options up to 4 weeks per year
• Banking benefits, insurance discounts and superannuation scheme
• Career growth – we promote internal capability; we have programmes that recognise star performers
• Generous parental leave – and top up government paid parental leave
• School holiday subsidy - help you balance work and family during school holiday
• Environmental and community care programmes

Ko mātou tēnei | Our Organisation

At Westpac New Zealand, our purpose Working in partnership to build a fairer and stronger New Zealand for Westpac people, customers and communities – Together Greater

What makes us unique are the people we’re lucky enough to have walk through our doors every day. The giant ‘W’ on our building doesn’t just stand for Westpac – it says, double you. Because we’re a place that values, rewards and recognises individuality. After 160 years of making New Zealand greater, our purpose remains the same – to help New Zealanders succeed. Our greatness comes from our difference, which is why we aspire to create a workplace where you can bring your whole self, your true self, and your best self. We’re recognised as a place where talent is developed, where passions are fuelled and where ambitions of all shapes and sizes thrive. And it all starts with you!

Tono mai ināianei! | Apply Now!

Apply today with your CV and Cover Letter.

The people of Aotearoa, New Zealand hail from many cultures and backgrounds. At Westpac New Zealand, we draw on this enormous talent pool to cultivate a team rich in ability and empowered to reach its full potential. Our aim is to be brave challengers, celebrating our differences and relentlessly advocating for our customers. It starts with us – we believe that when we care deeply and do our best for our people, they’ll do their best for our customers. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, including those who are neurodiverse, have chronic health conditions or disabilities – your attitude and passion are as important to us as your experience, qualifications and capabilities.

Mahi tahi tātou, kaha ake tātou | Together Greater
Auckland New Zealand

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