Data Analyst – Client & Partner

 

 

About us

Funding Xchange is turning the traditional credit process on its head – by holding the credit models of and strong relationships with more than 40 lenders we ensure lenders come to the small business seeking finance to make indicative offers through Funding Xchange. Putting business owners in control of selecting lenders.  Our lenders include the biggest ‘names’ in alternative finance including Funding Circle, iwoca, Market Invoice and Capital on Tap as well as smaller niche players that offer attractive products to sub segments of the market.

We have helped 100,000 small businesses understand their finance options by providing our technology to Price Comparison Websites like MoneySuperMarket and Money.co.uk to fuel their Business Funding channels as well as other partners such as Experian, Sage and Monzo. We have also integrated access to finance into payment solutions and cloud accounting software to provide a seamless experience for small businesses.

Funding Xchange is designated by HM Treasury as a Finance Referral Platform and works with nine UK banks to help their customers access finance solutions if they are not ready for bank finance.

Half fin, half tech we are VC-backed with offices at Barclays RISE in Shoreditch.

  • Website: www.fundingxchange.co.uk
  • Job Title: Data Analyst – Client & Partner
  • Location: London

The Role

 

Main opportunities

  • Your role will play a valuable role at the heart of a team that is developing how analytics and insights can help our lenders and our platform partners optimise their use of our platform and how they consider and launch new products into the market and expand their knowledge of the SME lending marketplace.
  • Supporting a series of analytics projects, often ad-hoc, sometimes on going, which deliver valuable and unique insight to our primary clients and lenders

 

Key responsibilities of role

  • Building, creating, developing complex relationships between datasets to create an integrated platform for gaining business insights from the Funding Xchange platform and data assets
  • Customer profiling of FXE users to build a picture of the businesses, people and financial health of business users of the FXE service 
  • Undertaking deep dives into our data to determine market positions, market changes, leading indicators and historic patterns which lead to qualified insights for our lenders and platform partners, which underpin their strategic choices, product development, marketing strategies and ultimately optimising their use of our platform
  • Developing and challenging the data to define and answer critical strategic questions for our clients
  • Supporting both senior leaders and relationship managers to deliver these insights to our clients
  • Technical – Work with the development team to help them enable the capture of data for analytics / insights

 

Necessary education:

  • Bachelors’ degree (Engineering, mathematics, computer science, economics, business) or similar coursework or technical program

 

Experience required:

  • At least 5-7 years’ professional experience in a data analysis and consulting role
  • Exceptional business analytics and quantitative skills and demonstrated experience analysing complex data and communicating the results to others
  • Advanced Excel and Power BI user who can distil insights into visual graphs / tables for use in PowerPoint presentations 
  • SQL expertise is a key requirement
  • Experience / knowledge of financial services, fintech, technology
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills able to simplify complex problems for others
  • Any past programming / technical experience is an asset (as you will likely pick-up our systems more quickly)

 

Key characteristics desired:

  • A questioning and challenging mindset, prepared to push the data to its limits
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated and highly organized with strong problem-solving skills
  • A questioning and problem-solving mindset
  • Ability to adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Ability to take ownership and actively contribute to improving processes and quality of analysis
  • Willingness to continuously learn and grow as the role progresses
  • Strong professional and / or academic track record

 

The Benefits

  • Excellent offices in the heart of London’s Tech City
  • Super-talented teammates
  • Real opportunity to have impact and gain valuable fintech experience
  • Plenty of support in the role is offered in a small team environment