Underwriter

Swoop is an exciting, fast-growing FinTech platform connecting SMEs to funding solutions and financial savings, taking the pain out of financing for SMEs. No more painful blind research, no more arduous application forms and no more black holes of information. Swoop leverages SME’s core data points and financial information to help business owners understand the funding landscape and uncover the best funding and saving options for them.

We’re thrilled to be growing our team across our London and Dublin offices, and investing in taking our platform to new heights by making it accessible and available to all SMEs across UK, Ireland and beyond.

Job Description

The Underwriter role is a vital part of the business, with significant responsibility for the core success, profitability, and reputation of our work. The Underwriter will need to be able to understand the lending criteria of a vast panel of banks and lenders, and then identify where the business presented to them from the sales team is best placed. Interaction with banks is required, representing the company with an understanding that we supply the funding market with millions of pounds of SME business on a monthly basis.

The successful candidate will need to possess a hard work ethic, ability to maintain performance under pressure, a good eye for detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a professional attitude with a good sense of developing personal and enjoyable relationships with the sales team.

Knowledge of how to read accounts, management information, business forecasts, bank statements, etc, is required. There can be an element of training to help an underwriter, who may be used to operating with different requirements or products, understand our specific requirements.

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SwoopFunding.com launched in May 2018 and is now live across the UK & Ireland offering SMEs and SME Advisor a broad range of funding and savings solutions including loads, equity, grants, banking, insurance, FX, utilities, deposits and broadband.

Since launching Swoop has grown its team and volumes significantly and has recently won NESTA’s open banking challenge for its open banking technology and was a recipient of the BCR’s Capability & Innovation Fund to improve the SME banking landscape in the UK.

Swoop has over a 1000 funding and savings providers on its platform including HSBC, RBS, Barclays, IWOCA, Growth Street, Funding Circle, TransferWise, Hiscox, Lloyds amongst others.

Swoop can offer both a competitive salary and commission structure for the Sales Account Manager position that rewards growing volumes, personal performance and team performance.

Why Join Swoop?

So, if you’re hungry to succeed within one of the most admired and respected new FinTech businesses of today, we want to hear about it.  Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter to careers@swoopfunding.com with the job title in the subject header.

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