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Funds Trusts & Other Financial Vehicles

Foundation Date

2010

Funding Circle

London

Story

Funding Circle is one of the fastest growing startups in the world with a team in London, San Francisco, Berlin, Amsterdam and Madrid. 

More than £1bn has been lent to 17,000 UK businesses in the UK through the Funding Circle marketplace, and we’re doing it thanks to a unique working environment and an incredible team. 

Vision

Our growth over the last five years has positioned us at the forefront of the fintech revolution, we may work in the finance industry, but at our core we are a technology company that does finance. 

We need engineers who embrace the challenge of taking one of the world’s fastest growing companies and making them into one of the world’s biggest enterprises.

The only thing you have to lose is the feeling of missing out on joining an amazing company just as things are starting to get fun.

Our Mission

If you have the ambition to help revolutionise the outdated banking system and to help solve some of the biggest challenges our economy faces, we are the company for you.


Benefits

Bike to work scheme
Bike to work scheme
Dental care
Dental care
Eye care vouchers
Eye care vouchers
Free Breakfast
Free Breakfast
Fresh fruit delivered to the office
Fresh fruit delivered to the office
Gym allowance
Gym allowance
Heathcare
Heathcare
Life & Disability Assurance
Life & Disability Assurance
Social clubs
Social clubs

Company growth

Job Opportunities



Vacancy opened 22-05-2019
Location: Berlin

Job purpose :

Are you an ambitious, proactive individual who is looking to build a career with a fast-growing Fintech company? 

Do you thrive when challenged to come up with better ways to do things? Do you express yourself and have plenty of ideas, but interested to hear others’ too? If so, we’d like to hear from you.

We are looking for a new team member to join the Payments team at Funding Circle, Central Europe, based in our office in Berlin. This is an opportunity to join an energetic, fast-paced and rapidly growing business. You will be part of one of the key divisions of the company, where you will be responsible for: 

  • Providing daily operational support and oversight for contributions and distributions of funds to and from borrowers and investors according to SEPA standards
  • Identifying non-standard payments and account behaviour and finding short/long term solutions
  • Understanding end-to-end flow of money through Funding Circle and the appropriate action for each type of payment
  • Helping to streamline treasury processes and procedures and enforce cash controls
  • Coordinating internal workflows and processes with regards to new product functionalities
  • Giving input into projects aimed at improving processes and defining user requirements
  • Dealing with queries from external and internal customers regarding payments through a service desk ticketing system
  • Working with the engineering team during development and testing cycles
  • Closely cooperating with internal departments such as Financial Operations, Investor Relations, Sales, Data Teams, Collections and Recoveries, Capital Markets
  • Working with several systems and databases, e.g. Salesforce, sftp servers, JIRA, banking software
  • The Candidate

  • *Have 6 months to 2 years working experience in operations or cash management teams in e-commerce or a similar field
  • Experience in payment processing, ideally within an organisation with client money responsibility
  • Very good understanding of business processes
  • Experience in working with SEPA and other international payment standards; experience in working with payment providers
  • Working style: focused, process- and detail-oriented; good communication skills; ability to closely follow pre-defined procedures, working standards and rules
  • Honesty and discretion when handling confidential financial information
  • A team-player, who can also take responsibility and work with a high level of autonomy
  • Excellent numerical skills, enjoys working with large data sets, experience of SQL or querying databases would be an advantage
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Excellent English skills
  • *The stated experience does not preclude those with more or less experience from applying.


    At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better.

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    Vacancy opened 21-05-2019
    Location: London

    Job purpose :

    Are you high-energy and intelligent with an ambition to stretch yourself in a market-changing business? Do you thrive in a target driven environment and want to develop your career in sales?

    Join our fast-growing Sales Team in London, to drive the growth of borrowing and continue building our brand.

    At Funding Circle there’s a mission that drives everything we do. Around the world, we want to help small businesses get the finance they need to thrive, creating thousands of jobs as they drive the economy forward – we’ve helped small business contribute £4 billion to the global economy so far.

    Every single day, you will speak to these SME business owners that have engaged with Funding Circle and looking to grow. You will be interacting with a diverse client base on a weekly basis (think, your favourite local high street shop to a tech company looking to expand on the global scale and everyone in between), speaking to them about their business operations, why they need financing, and how a Funding Circle loan can help them achieve their goals.

    **June or July 2019 start**

    What will you be responsible for?

  • Handling applications from UK businesses applying for a business loan - from initial enquiry to acceptance of funds (100% warm leads generated through direct marketing)
  • Establishing relationships and instant rapport with a variety of business owners via telephone and email
  • Building and managing a high volume of successful Funding Circle clients
  • Pursuing your targets, both individually and as part of the wider Sales Team
  • Maximising the number of applications passed to the Credit team and liaising across the wider business and Loan Operations teams daily

  • What will you bring to the role?

    It is important you are:

  • Motivated by success in numbers, and driven to achieve your targets
  • Able to connect easily with others and demonstrate natural interpersonal skills
  • Actively contribute to and enjoy being part of a team
  • Outstanding time management skills and proficiency at multitasking
  • Quick to learn, understand, and explain complex concepts and products
  • Excited by change and ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to ‘think smart’ and adapt quickly
  • It would be advantageous if you have:

  • 2:1 degree educated or have equivalent experience
  • 3-6+ months in a customer facing/sales role preferred - this role would be best suited to a fresh graduate looking for their 1st or 2nd job
  • A passion about working in an innovative area of finance
  • Knowledge or interest in the finance industry

  • Why join Funding Circle?

    As the first port of call for business owners, you will represent Funding Circle right from the beginning. You will join a hard-working and most importantly FUN team where we encourage everyone to expand their knowledge and strive for improvement. There are excellent opportunities for progression and we will support you to excel through regular coaching and development.

    Walk into an office that champions working smart, working together and living the adventure - and of course free coffee!

    We offer a performance led bonus culture and a range of attractive benefits - both social and practical.




    At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better.

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    Vacancy opened 20-05-2019
    Location: San Francisco

    Job purpose :

    Funding Circle brings together small businesses and investors in a way that is truly revolutionary. We're here to foster an environment where small business can thrive. Our online platform provides a marketplace where investors receive better returns and small businesses find lower rates. The driving force behind our product is our engineering team; we are building elegant, sustainable, and scalable infrastructure on a global scale, and we want you to be a part of it!

    Our mission: to build a better financial world.

    To Be Successful In This Role, You Should Have:

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience developing robust & scalable backend systems.
  • Programming experience in languages such as: Ruby, Golang, Java, Groovy, Clojure, JavaScript, Python
  • Strong interest in functional programming language.
  • Comfortable in a Unix/Linux environment.
  • Brownie points for:

  • Github or other open source code we can check out.
  • experience with microservices and/or distributed systems.
  • experience with message/stream processing systems, such as Kafka
  • In This Role You Will Get To:

  • Write applications that deliver information to companies and individuals who lend money to small-businesses through the Funding Circle platform.
  • Be part of a team that work together to design, code, and test solutions. Your voice will be heard at  all stages of software development, you will not be a cog in a machine.
  • Deliver innovation through software to automate processes that enable Funding Circle to operate at scale.
  • See your work in production delivering benefits to our customers and to Funding Circle.
  • Why Join Us?

    Happy employees are productive employees, that’s why we offer a hearty benefits package. From learning and development and commuter stipends, to a competitive salary, equity, and health benefits, we’ve got you covered! That being said, have you heard about what we're doing?! Our mission is what really motivates us to come to work each day:

  • We're supporting small business, the engine of economic growth.
  • We're helping facilitate higher yields for investors and lower interest rates for borrowers.
  • We can fund loans extremely quickly, all online!
  • We have a clear competitive advantage globally in areas like domain expertise and regulatory processes.
  • To learn more about our work environment, culture, and perks, visit:

  • https://www.fundingcircle.com/us/careers

  • https://www.themuse.com/companies/fundingcircle


  • Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Funding Circle provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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    Vacancy opened 20-05-2019
    Location: Denver

    Job purpose :

    Operations is critical to our business here at Funding Circle.  As a Payments Operations Generalist, you will be joining our expanding Operations Team.  In this role, you will provide daily operational support to the flow of funds between borrowers and investors, perform daily reconciliations between systems and cash, escalate and follow up on exceptions, and assist in streamlining the daily operations to enhance controls and mitigate risk.  You will work with the rest of the Payments Team on ad hoc financial projects and analyses as they arise. This role reports to the Payments Operations Manager.

    Birds-eye view of the role:

  • Provide daily operational support for contributions and distributions of funds to and from borrowers and investors via ACH, wires and checks
  • Perform operational tasks to ensure daily reconciliations between systems and cash transactions are timely and accurately processed
  • Identify, escalate, and monitor exceptions as they arise
  • Identify and communicate opportunities to  streamline treasury processes and procedures and enforce cash controls to your manager
  • Assist with other ad hoc financial projects as they arise
  • Our ideal teammate has:

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in business operations in the fields of finance, payments, accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related Business discipline
  • Willingness and ability to learn quickly
  • Process oriented  and inquisitive mindset with keen attention to detail
  • A team player who can communicate, escalate, and properly monitor various exceptions  simultaneously
  • A strong work ethic and organizational skills for changing priorities in a fast-paced task-oriented environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be self-directed and able to work independently
  • Bonus points for:

  • Strong Excel abilities and technical aptitude
  • Fintech, Lending or other financial services experience
  • NACHA, payment processing, or other technical payments knowledge
  • Vacancy opened 20-05-2019
    Location: San Francisco

    Job purpose :

    Operations is critical to our business here at Funding Circle.  As a Payments Operations Generalist, you will be joining our expanding Operations Team.  In this role, you will provide daily operational support to the flow of funds between borrowers and investors, perform daily reconciliations between systems and cash, escalate and follow up on exceptions, and assist in streamlining the daily operations to enhance controls and mitigate risk.  You will work with the rest of the Payments Team on ad hoc financial projects and analyses as they arise. This role reports to the Payments Operations Manager.

    Birds-eye view of the role:

  • Provide daily operational support for contributions and distributions of funds to and from borrowers and investors via ACH, wires and checks
  • Perform operational tasks to ensure daily reconciliations between systems and cash transactions are timely and accurately processed
  • Identify, escalate, and monitor exceptions as they arise
  • Identify and communicate opportunities to  streamline treasury processes and procedures and enforce cash controls to your manager
  • Assist with other ad hoc financial projects as they arise
  • Our ideal teammate has:

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in business operations in the fields of finance, payments, accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related Business discipline
  • Willingness and ability to learn quickly
  • Process oriented  and inquisitive mindset with keen attention to detail
  • A team player who can communicate, escalate, and properly monitor various exceptions  simultaneously
  • A strong work ethic and organizational skills for changing priorities in a fast-paced task-oriented environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be self-directed and able to work independently
  • Bonus points for:

  • Strong Excel abilities and technical aptitude
  • Fintech, Lending or other financial services experience
  • NACHA, payment processing, or other technical payments knowledge
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