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Senior Credit Analyst, Business Banking

Monzo Bank


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Monzo's Innovative Data Team and Shape the Future of Business Lending


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Organisation summary

Monzo is on a mission to transform the banking industry, making finance more accessible and transparent. As a modern, ethical bank, Monzo is built with community input, aiming to solve issues rather than merely sell products. The company thrives on innovation, collaboration, and the drive to provide real value and positive change to its customers' lives. Join a forward-thinking team committed to designing banking solutions that truly work for everyone.

Role Summary

  • Design and implement credit and pricing strategies for business lending products.
  • Monitor and iterate on strategy performance.
  • Collaborate on new product design and customer journey enhancement.
  • Lead initiatives to optimize credit underwriting and manage portfolio risk.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to realize product initiatives.
  • Develop and monitor credit models for cash flow forecasting and NPV assessments.
  • Write credit proposals for underwriting policy adoption.
  • Analyze data to inform new lending strategies and insights.
  • Build and maintain insight-driven database tables and dashboards.
  • Assess long-term performance of lending portfolios.

Role Requirements

  • Expertise in small business lending products.
  • Understanding of business lending, regulations, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with lending economics, underwriting strategies, and credit models.
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in SQL; Python and Looker are a plus.
  • Dynamic team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Experience in project management and cross-team coordination.
  • Knowledge of UK lending regulations.
  • Motivation to create a positive impact on customers and the company.

📍London or Remote (UK)  | 💰 £65,000 to £85,000 + Options +  Benefits | Data Team, Borrowing 

About us: 

We’re here to make money work for everyone and we're doing things differently. For too long, banking has been obtuse, complex and opaque.

We want to change that and build a bank with everyone, for everyone. Our amazing community suggests features, test the app and give us constant feedback so we can build something everyone loves.

We're focused on solving problems, rather than selling financial products. We want to make the world a better place and change people's lives through Monzo.

Our team;

Our Borrowing (lending) team is growing and we’re looking for Credit Managers and Analysts for our credit risk function, to grow lending to our business banking customers.  The ideal candidate should have knowledge of providing credit to small and medium size sole traders and limited companies,  automated decisioning and Credit Risk Management activities. 

You will work in the credit risk team responsible for credit strategy for our business lending products.  As the size of our Business Banking customer base grows, we are building lending products to support our customers funding needs.  We aim to create a genuine feel-good factor when it comes to business credit, and are looking for driven, analytical and creative individuals to help us achieve this goal.

With your experience of developing credit risk strategies specifically for small and medium enterprises and building best in class credit capabilities, you'll help drive the success of Monzo's borrowing propositions. You will be responsible for developing our credit and pricing strategies as we bring to market new lending products. You will work with colleagues across teams to make sure we are building profitable lending portfolios and amazing products for our customers.

Your day-to-day:   

  • Leading initiatives designing and implementing credit and pricing strategies for our business lending products
  • Monitoring the performance of our existing strategies, and iterating to improve them
  • Supporting the design and roll-out of new products and customer journeys
  • Leading initiatives to improve our credit underwriting, boost growth and/or manage portfolio risk 
  • Working with people from engineering, marketing, product, risk and control to design and deliver initiatives
  • Developing and monitoring our credit models to forecast cash flows and assess net present value of new lending cohorts
  • Writing credit proposals which will be adopted as Monzo underwriting policy
  • Supporting the design and roll-out of new lending strategies by finding patterns in the data and translating these into insights
  • Building, maintaining & responsible for the database tables and dashboards that provide insights and promote rapid, data-driven decisions
  • Assessing how the lending portfolio of particular products will perform over time

You should apply if:

  • You have strong domain expertise in providing lending products to small businesses
  • You have a deep understanding of how business lending works, including regulation and industry best practice
  • You have a solid understanding of lending economics and have experience developing and deploying underwriting strategies and credit models
  • You have strong analytical and data capabilities, backed up by technical coding skills. SQL is a must-have, Python and Looker experience is a plus
  • You can bring a dynamic energy to the team, and are keen for the chance to improve our products and help ship changes to our customers
  • You are a strong communicator, able to cut through complex problems and articulate decision points
  • You have some experience in project management and coordination across teams
  • You work well collaborating in a team with diverse skill-sets and personality types
  • You have a working understanding of the regulations that apply to lending in the UK
  • You are highly motivated and energised by the idea of bringing positive impact to our customers and Monzo

The Interview Process:

Our interview process involves 4 main stages: 

  • Recruiter Call
  • Initial Call 
  • Take Home Task
  • Final stage (x3 interviews) consisting of a case study, role specific and values interview

Our average process takes around 3-4 weeks but we will always work around your availability. You will have the chance to speak to our recruitment team at various points during your process but if you do have any specific questions ahead of this please contact us on [email removed - click apply for more details].

What’s in it for you:

💰 £65,000 to £85,000 ➕plus stock options + benefits 

✈️ We can help you relocate to the UK 

✅ We can sponsor visas 

📍This role can be based in our London office, but we're open to distributed working within the UK (with ad hoc meetings in London).

⏰ We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.

📚 Learning budget of £1,000 a year for books, training courses and conferences

➕ And much more, see our full list of benefits here

Equal Opportunity Statement

We are actively creating an equitable environment for every Monzonaut to thrive.

Diversity and inclusion are a priority for us and we are making sure we have lots of support for all of our people to grow at Monzo. At Monzo, embracing diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. This is integral to our mission of making money work for everyone. You can read more in our blog, 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Report and 2023 Gender Pay Gap Report.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, or veteran, neurodiversity or disability status.



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