financial risk analyst


Financial risk analysts correctly identify and review potential risk areas threatening the assets or capital of organisations. They specialise in either credit, market, operational or regulatory risk analysis. They use statistical analysis to evaluate risk, make recommendations to reduce and control risk and review documentation for legal compliance.

Alternative label

  • credit risk analysts

  • corporate risk department manager

  • consortia advisor

  • operational risk analyst

  • chief risk officer

  • consortia representative

  • chief risk officers

  • risk managers

  • operational risk analysts

  • corporate risk department managers

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Optional skills and competences

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