Senior Risk Analyst

Nordic Investment Bank

Helsinki, Finland

The NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK (NIB) offers you the chance to do banking that makes a difference. The projects that we finance benefit the environment and improve productivity in the Nordic-Baltic region. We are an International Financial Institution owned by the eight Nordic and Baltic countries, and we offer you the possibility to work with experts from around the world. The challenges you will face working at NIB are unique and will provide you with valuable experiences. We value diversity and we are a close network of some 230 professionals located in the heart of Helsinki. The atmosphere is international and our official working language is English.
NIB is seeking a Senior Risk Analyst to join the Portfolio Credit Risk and Analytics team within the Risk & Compliance Department in Helsinki.
The Risk & Compliance Department is responsible for the management and control of the Bank’s financial and non-financial risks to safeguard the Bank´s asset and operations in line with NIB´s risk appetite.
The Senior Risk Analyst reports to the Head of the Portfolio Credit Risk and Analytics. The unit is responsible for portfolio-level credit risk management and monitoring, involving development and implementation of risk methodologies and models, internal computational systems, and reporting infrastructure. Main tasks of the team are development and maintenance of the Bank’s economic-capital framework, support of loan-pricing activities and tools, computation of loan impairments, and stress testing. The position offers excellent insight into the Bank’s business activities, and you will play a crucial role in developing and enhancing NIB’s risk capital framework.

Your role:
  • Develop and maintain models and tools for measuring and managing NIB’s economic capital usage.
  • Provide advanced analytics and insights on various risk topics, such as economic capital, stress testing, climate risk, model validation, pricing.
  • Conduct research and provide recommendations to senior management and other stakeholders on portfolio credit risk-related issues and opportunities.
  • Inspire colleagues by sharing knowledge, providing feedback, and supporting innovation.
Your expertise qualifications:
  • At least 5-10 years of experience in quantitative risk analysis, with a focus on model development or validation, ideally in the financial sector.
  • Masters or higher degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., finance, mathematics, physics, statistics, etc.)
  • Proficient programming skills to develop risk models and tools (SAS, Python, or R).
  • Ability to explain complex concepts and results to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Independent, creative, and pro-active problem-solving mindset.
  • Fluency in English. Working proficiency in one of the Nordic/Baltic languages is an advantage.