Credit Risk Specialist, Risk Management

Date: Nov 2, 2021

Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial


Alternate Locations: US All Regions


Work Arrangement: Work from Home


Relocation assistance:: is not available for this opportunity.


Pay Range: $48,900 - $103,600 


Bonus Potential:  5% 


Requisition #: 67290



The Role at a Glance


As part of our go forward strategy in risk management, we believe that “everyone at Lincoln is a risk manager and as a result, we’re expanding our industry leading, best in class Risk organization adding new roles in all disciplines of our risk management organization. Lincoln is committed to investing in the talent, systems, and processes to make this happen, resulting in opportunity for impact on enterprise strategic direction and potential career growth for risk professionals


We’re excited to bring on a Credit Risk Specialist in Investment and Risk team, to our newly expanding Chief Risk Office. In this role, you will help monitor, analyze and quantify Lincoln’s exposure to credit and counterparty risk, related to all investments in Lincoln’s general account.


The goal of this group is to deliver insightful, added-value, actionable risk analytics and governance that drive business results. The Specialist will help identify, assess, and prioritize risks while developing processes to measure and report such risks throughout the organization.  The Specialist will assist with all aspects of Lincoln’s ERM framework but maintain a focus towards the asset side of the balance sheet.

What you'll be doing:

  • Work with a team to perform credit risk analysis in stress scenarios and calculate credit economic capital requirements for Lincoln and its subsidiaries
  • Assist in developing reporting includes but not limited to: end-to-end stress testing, credit risk attribution, credit VaR, sensitivity analysis, risk decomposition 
  • Communicate results and analysis to key internal stakeholders 
  • Work independently or in a team on complex and/or important risk management projects.


What we're looking for:

Must have: 

  • 1 - 3+ years of experience in investment risk management, quantitative risk modelling, or related field.
  • 4 year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in Financial Engineering, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or other quantitative areas (minimum required)
  • Self-motivated and strong team player, with demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with members of other departments and lines of business.

Computer skills: 

  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with business visualization tools such as Tableau

Nice to Have:

  • Preferably knowledge of credit portfolio modeling tools like Moody's RiskFrontier, CMM, RiskCalc and its risk metrics (PD, LGD, etc). 
  • Understanding of investment products (e.g. bonds, bank loans, commercial and residential mortgages, structured products, etc.) and the evolving practices for the management of credit risk and regulatory requirements
  • Experience with statistical tools and familiarity with programming languages and SQL
  • Relevant experience in life insurance industry
  • FRM/PRM/CQF or CFA designation (or working in progress)

What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.


What’s in it for YOU:

  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training


Work Arrangement

Work from Home : Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances.


Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:
•    Prior work or industry experience.
•    Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
•    Unique skills


About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.


Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 


Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at


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If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview.  Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.


Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.


Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.


Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


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