Risk Expert / Credit Controller

København S, DK, 2300

Job ID: 24587 


We are looking for you, who has knowledge and experience in credit risk analysis of both Corporate and Household customers and knowledge of the processes and regulation within this area. This is an opportunity for you to be part of a great and skilled team focusing on credit control within credit control 2LoD.


At Nordea, we’re committed to being a partner to our customers and society can count on. Compliance and integrity go hand in hand. Joining us means you’ll have an impact on how we do banking – today and tomorrow. So, bring your ideas, skills and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with plenty of opportunities to collaborate, grow and make your mark on something bigger.


About this opportunity


Credit Control, Retail / Credit Quality Control, Nordics consists of credit control professionals who actively take ownership over their assigned tasks and execute on them. We share information with each other and our stakeholders and make our assessments in a transparent way, always based on facts. We are based in four Nordic countries and in Estonia. As the Risk Expert, you’ll play a valuable role in supporting the credit risk management of the Nordea Denmark portfolio.


We are responsible for controlling the credit risk as well as the quality of the credit processes applied by 1st Line of Defence and their compliance with the credit risk framework in Personal Banking, Wealth Management, Small Business and Entrepreneurs, Nordea Finance and the Mortgage company.

The credit controlling activities are performed in accordance with the operating model, yearly risk assessment and control planning.


What you will be doing:

  • Control the credit process and credit quality to detect areas for improvements and to ensure alignment with internal requirements including analyse of scoring distributions and migrations to detect areas of improvement
  • Take responsibilities that the credit controls are done according to the goal, well in time and with high quality
  • Deliver balanced, focused and user-friendly credit controlling reports to ensure that business units have a satisfactory overview of risks enabling them to implement adequate actions
  • ​Participate in Group Credit Control activities and ad hoc tasks, when needed and in various projects to develop and improve methods and working tools.
  • Take responsibility to improve efficiency and reduce complexity in processes to enable faster and better results.
  • Build and maintain a network of relevant stakeholders within Nordea
  • The credit controlling is focusing on the Danish customers.
  • The team is Nordic and there is a lot of cross border Nordic co-operation


The role is based in Copenhagen.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.


To make an impact as a credit controller, you:

  • Are a flexible team player who is able to work both independently and in cooperation with others, with the drive to achieve high quality deliveries
  • Have an analytical and structured way of working and you apply sound judgement in your work
  • Communicate in a clear easy reading way, understandable for the stakeholders
  • Continuously update knowledge with new developments and new legislation within field of expertise to make sure credit risk reporting is done correct


Your profile and background:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within a relevant area
  • Analytical skills
  • Regulatory and Risk understanding
  • Fluent in Danish and English
  • Knowledge and experience of processes and regulation within mortgages, collateral valuation and customer credit risk
  • Excellent collaborative skills and strong written and spoken communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with senior professionals
  • High ethical standards with demonstrated integrity, tact and diplomacy
  • You have an analytical and structured way of working and you apply sound judgment in your work


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 25/08/2024. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Cathrine Skoglund-Bognäs, cathrine.skoglund-bognas@nordea.com.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered.

Department:  Credit and Risk management

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