Edinburgh, Scotland Start Date: 3rd June 2019 Duration: 3 months Role Purpose: The Wholesale Impairment Analyst will report to the Group Regional Lead, Impairment Process & Control, part of the broader Wholesale Credit Risk team. The role holder will have to play a role in several respects, including but not limited to the following: Business data analysis eg tasks such as trend analysis Ability to interpret and manipulate large data sets to helping assess data quality, gaps and sources Working closely with a range of stakeholders and other HSBC teams (ie risk analytics teams) Running working groups with regional teams Continuous process improvement Prepare and present MI to senior stakeholders across various business areas Key Accountabilities Build effective working relationships with the business teams and related teams (Forward Economic Guidance,Stress Testing etc) Facing off to management across business lines and ensuring all queries are resolved in a timely manner Coordinate and delegate processing tasks to/with associated teams based Offshore Manage any conflicts with internal and external stakeholders Experience: Bachelor/Masters/PhD level in a quantitative discipline: Math Science/Engineering/Mathematical Finance/Statistics/Econometrics/Quantitative Economics or equivalent. Good understanding of statistics and familiarity with tools for numerical analysis. Candidate will be expected to also have strong programming skills (VBA, SQL, C++, Python etc.).