Data Analyst - Advans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited

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Do you want to work in an international environment? Do you have a passion for financial inclusion, serving the under-served and developing mutually beneficial business partnerships?

Then Advans Ghana has a position for you! In joining the Internal Control team as Data Analyst, you will report on portfolio performance and analysis, support the maintenance of credit models and data analytics to support management decisions. As well, you will utilize various analytical tools to interpret all forms of data into information to support the business decisions.

The full-time position is based in Accra, at the Head Office of Advans Ghana Savings and Loans.

What will your role be?

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Risk Officer, you will be in charge of performing delinquency analysis, monitoring of the credit risk profile of the institution and providing analysis and recommendations with the aim of improving the quality of the loan portfolio. This means to:



Portfolio Analysis

  • Analyze portfolio level information to identify and monitor key risk factors and develop proposed solutions.
  • Perform monthly analysis using vintage curves for various segments, branches and other early warning signs.
  • Utilize advanced analytical methodologies to obtain insights into portfolio performance and market opportunities.
  • Develop and/or evaluate various models used for, portfolio stress testing, and other targeted analysis.
  • Perform thorough testing and validation of models and support various aspects of the business with data analytics and reporting.
  • Business intelligence reporting, data gathering, and forecasting of process or policy changes.
  • Identify and develop reports, dashboards, and analyses needed by the risk department. Periodically perform and support the data analyst in Delinquency analysis / ensure permanent supervision of the portfolio at risk. Support and maintain credit scoring models.
  • Make proposals of any change concerning the credit policy, delegation rules, derogation rules, collateral policy, rescheduling etc.
  • Make proposals to set exposure/concentration limits of the loan portfolio (by sector, type of product, segment, etc.)
  • Do control of exposure/concentration limits of the loan portfolio
  • Provide support to Credit Risk Analyst in periods of high activity by analysing loans files and making recommendations to Loan Committee
  • Develop new technology tools, assets, and processes to improve and optimize prevention and detection models
  • Review and update credit risk control measures and/or policies.

Operational Risk Activity

Develop operational risk tools to support the operational risk function



Credit Risk Analysis

Provide support to Credit risk Analysts, in periods of high activity, in evaluating risks, returns and feasibility of projects submitted to any Advans Ghana loan committee and make recommendations for improvement of credit risk assessment tools.



  • Produce draft monthly management reports for review 
  • Support in drafting Exco/MRC/Risk committee Report 
  • Produce Adhoc reports for review

Required Skills or Experience

What kind of profile are we looking for?

  • You hold a bachelor’s degree in the quantitative field eg., Mathematics, Computer Science/IT, Engineering) or Social Sciences/Business Degree with professional qualification in IT/Big Data/programming with at least
  • 3 years experience as Data/Risk Analyst/Business Intelligence. You have:
  • Familiarity with operational, financial and quality assurance procedures and regulations is a must
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, internal tools, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy



How To Apply

Does this sound like you? You might just be the new team member we are looking for!

Apply now: All applications must be directed to

[email protected]

by December 29th, 2021 with the subject boldly indicating the job title.


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