Senior Risk Analyst at Zip Co

Analytics & Data Science, Permanent, Sydney sydney analytics
Posted 2 months ago

Who is Zip?
Zip is a high-growth tech unicorn, building products that millions of consumers use to manage their spending, and that process billions of dollars in payments annually for our merchant partners.  

Founded in Sydney and scaling globally, we have ambitious goals to revolutionise the consumer payments experience, and to improve our customers’ lives by giving them freedom to better control their finances. 

Central to this goal is our Analytics and Data Science function, who build the models that underpin our products, provide the insights that shape our plans, and run the experiments that move our business forward

What are we looking for?
We're looking for somebody with an analytical mind and a passion for thinking outside the box to solve real world problems at Zip. This role will suit somebody with a commercial mindset who loves to use analytics to assess risk and partner with senior stakeholders to make a significant difference to the business and our customers.

This is a unique opportunity to make an impact in an organisation that has fantastic resources for you to deliver quickly, and none of the red tape that would slow you down. If you're passionate about learning, developing new skill-sets and are seeking an environment to support their own career development, Zip is the home for you!

What will your day look like?

  • Create an accurate and effective reporting framework to ensure proactive identification and mitigation of credit and fraud risk
  • Work with our large volume of data to understand trends, behaviours and opportunities for portfolio growth
  • Working with stakeholders (in particular Underwriting, Collections and Fraud Risk team) on all aspects of portfolio risk management
  • Assist with monitoring and reporting on Application, Behaviour and Collection Models
  • Communicate insights through Tableau dashboards and risk insights reports
  • Collaborate with the broader Data & Risk Team to share ideas and discuss analytical approaches and promote continual learning & development
  • What are your skills?

  • Tertiary qualifications in a quantitative discipline (E.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Actuarial Studies, Economics)
  • 3+ years commercial analytics experience from a retail banking/consumer finance environment
  • Experience developing reports and/or dashboards using Tableau
  • Advanced SQL Server skills for performing complex queries and data manipulation
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate your solutions and work with senior stakeholders
  • Bonus points for:

  • Understanding of regulatory risk management environment (IFRS9 and CCR)
  • Exposure to Application/Behaviour/Collection models
  • Perks of being a Zipster:

  • Short-term incentive scheme designed to give you a share of the business
  • Generous parental leave program - 16 weeks primary carer, 4 weeks secondary carer
  • Zip Pay account with zero fees, so you can experience life as a Zip customer
  • Fun team building experiences and heaps of social events
  • An epic office environment with breakfast, fruit and coffee, plus team lunch on Thursday and beers on Friday
  • 20 days leave + your birthday off
  • If you put your customers first, want to own your career and your outcomes, feel stronger as part of an exceptional team, and have a desire to build products that change the game, we'd love to hear from you!