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Underwriter

Underwriter 

About Swoop

Swoop is a one-stop shop for businesses seeking finance. Our user-friendly tech platform simplifies and speeds up access to loans, grants and equity funding across Ireland and the UK. We integrate with multiple data sources to help our customers build their business profile quickly and be instantly matched to funding. Our customers also have their own financial dashboard to keep up to date on their financial and liquidity metrics and we alert them when they become eligible for new funds or savings. Once we match to the right funding or saving we manage the application process so that our customers can focus on building their business. Customers range from start-up business to larger corporates requiring capital.

About the role

Since our inception in 2018, we have been successful in attracting investment, funders and

customers. We leverage technology and believe that continued growth will be partly driven through our personal interactions with all counter-parties. As a result, we are now looking to hire two underwriters to act as the on-going point of contact to make funding applications as seamless as possible for everybody involved. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders to promote credit policy whilst maximising new opportunities
  • Provision of exemplary levels of service to both internal and external customers
  • Act as primary point of contact for borrowers and funders on any queries
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of all data supporting applications
  • Ensure the availability and accessibility of all necessary documentation
  • Proactively monitor borrower performance on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure operational and regulatory compliance throughout the process
  • Work closely with the leadership of the business in identifying further opportunity or potential process/system improvements

Requirements

  • 3+ years previous experience in a Commercial Credit Analyst or Underwriting role in a banking or non-bank lender environment
  • APA (Loans) designation required, QFA desirable
  • Ability to understand and appropriate respond to counter-party queries
  • Strong communication skills
  • Awareness of potential risk and experience in mitigating financial/business risks
  • Demonstrated Customer Service and Commercial Awareness in previous positions
  • Ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach

 

Why join Swoop

  • Learn how an exciting business that’s disrupting an industry is scaling up;
  • Have a say in how the business evolves and scales within a start-up environment;
  • Get to work with some other excellent, like-minded experts;
  • Within a transparent, friendly and collaborative culture;
  • Limitless challenge and scope for development. You are joining us at a very exciting time and have the opportunity to take this role in your preferred direction as we grow
  • Flexible working where possible.

Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter to ciaran@swoopfunding with the job title in the subject header.

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