Sr Credit Risk Analyst – Credit Card/Unsecured


Job title: Sr Credit Risk Analyst – Credit Card/Unsecured

Company: BECU

Job description: As the nation’s largest community credit union, we begin every day focused on delivering superior financial products and services for our 1.3 million members and more than $30 billion in managed assets. Our work has an economic impact as we support our members’ financial goals. We are unapologetic about being devoted to our members and the communities we serve. Our business is guided by our people helping people philosophy – which includes our team members.

BECU has been in business for more than 85 years, driven by unwavering core values and a dedication to improving the communities we serve. While we have a rich history, the future of our company, accelerated by business and technology transformation, is even brighter. There’s never been a better time to work for BECU.

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The Target Pay Range for this position is $89,000-$108,800 annually. The full Pay Range is $69,100-$128,700 annually. At BECU, compensation decisions are determined using factors such as relevant job-related skills, experience, and education or training. Should an offer for employment be made, we will consider individual qualifications. In addition to your salary, compensation incentives are available for the hired applicant. Incentives are performance based and targets vary by role.


Employees and their eligible family members have access to a wide array of employee benefits, such as medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Employees have access to disability and AD&D insurance. We also offer health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, as well as health savings accounts, to eligible employees. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan and employer-funded retirement plan. Newly hired employees accrue 6.16 hours of paid time off (PTO) on a per pay period basis based on hours worked (up to a maximum of 160 PTO hours per year) and receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Additional details regarding BECU Benefits can be found .


The Senior Risk Analyst is responsible for management and monitoring of risk strategies for deposit and lending services and serves as a leader in the creation, implementation and maintenance of Credit Risk Management reporting and analytic frameworks. This position will manage projects and implementations independently and through collaboration with stakeholders throughout the Credit Union.

***This is not an underwriting position. It is a data analyst role, requiring working knowledge of reporting software and database querying tools (SQL, Python, etc).

***This position is eligible for relocation support and may work remote from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, Texas, Georgia or South Carolina.


  • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies and Information Protection requirements.
  • Evaluate credit performance of existing products and forecasts and make strategy recommendations to manage the risk of the Credit Union, including formal loan portfolio assessment reports.
  • Establish, implement and review status reports to ensure that proper management controls are maintained in the various loan areas.
  • Maintain and deliver reports that measure strategy performance and perform complete analytical studies of existing and potential strategies, considering financial benefit.
  • Support management of Credit Union loan policy and guidelines; develop and support implementation of recommendations that facilitate efficient underwriting decisions and align with organizational risk appetite.
  • Maintain audit documentation, change control documentation and strategy validation documentation.
  • Identify and implement reporting efficiencies and improvements.
  • Maintain continuous communication with lending functions to enhance automated systems and to identify areas for improvement to better benefit lending staff and to serve the members.
  • Participate in project teams, representing the interests of sound credit risk management.
  • Have a working knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to lending and lending functions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in progressively responsible lending/credit operations or data analytics/reporting positions required. Experience working in the unsecured lending industry preferred (Credit Card, Personal Loan, Line of Credit, Student loan).
  • Experience developing unsecured lending analytics and reporting preferred.
  • Proficient PC skills (MS Office), and working knowledge of reporting software and database querying tools (SQL, Python, etc), and the ability to learn new software.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills required to effectively communicate in the English language.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Full time hours required with additional hours as necessary.
  • Bachelor’s degree with course work in statistics, or equivalent work or education-related experience required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in a deposit/loan delivery channel support role preferred.

EEO Statement:

BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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Location: Columbia, SC

Job date: Tue, 07 Mar 2023 08:33:59 GMT

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