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Junior Operations Analyst - FinTech

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Ben Taylor

As Give A Grad A Go's Sales Manager, it's my responsibility to lead our team of expert Graduate Recruitment Consultants. I make sure that our sales team is reaching its full potential, offering both graduates and clients the best possible service.

My area of expertise

I work primarily with corporate clients in the Banking & Finance sector. My graduate jobs tend to include FX Broking, Trading and Wealth Management roles.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

Having been on the graduate job hunt for a while, I originally came into the Give A Grad A Go office to discuss potential career opportunities. I was really taken aback by the fantastic working atmosphere and cameraderie at Give A Grad A Go, and when Cary called a few hours later to invite me in for a trial, it felt right. 7 years later, here I am!

The worst job I've had

Before I worked at Give A Grad A Go, I did have a few interesting graduate jobs – probably the most challenging was working in the energy industry. It was interesting to learn about energy, but setting margins for huge corporate energy tenders was definitely a bit out of my comfort zone!

Interested in FinTech graduate jobs in London? Want to work for a market-leading financial solutions business at their very first UK office? A trusted financial partner to top media businesses and leading financial institutions, the company already have 4 US offices – and as they expand globally, they’re now looking for a Junior Operations Analyst to join their London team.

Company profile

In this Junior Operations Analyst graduate job, you will be joining a leading financial partner to the global digital media industry. They have created a unique FinTech platform that allows their clients to assess the creditworthiness of digital businesses and provide lines of credit from $5K to $30M in 48 hours or less. With almost a decade in the business, the company offer a range of first-rate financial solutions that have helped to streamline and automate payment operations for hundreds of media businesses throughout the UK and the US.

Job description

In this Junior Operations Analyst graduate job, you will be responsible for reviewing client advance requests and verifying specific collateral. Your role will involve you interacting and liaising with clients on a day-to-day basis – staying up-to-date on funding and payment needs, as well as handling multiple accounts. You’ll need to be proactive, self-motivated and entrepreneurial – as you will always be looking to develop how the business evaluates incoming collateral, and working to provide the best products possible for their clients.

Key responsibilities

In this Junior Operations Analyst graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Regularly liaising and communicating with the US office to establish and maintain relationships with key clients
  • Presenting your inventive ideas to the senior management to build and transform the client experience
  • Utilising your strong analytical skills and attention to detail - you will be responsible for operational and financing functions
  • Verifying client collateral and finding opportunities to change verification processes, ensuring that all needs are met and queries dealt with
  • Playing a central role in solving client issues and overcoming problems
  • Overseeing leveraging technology in order to follow up on past due accounts and delinquent invoices
  • Collaborating with various teams on approval processes and exceptions

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 - ideally in a quantitative discipline such as Business, Economics, Mathematics or Engineering
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work cross-functionally
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong multi-tasking abilities
  • Someone who is detail-oriented, flexible, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A natural rapport builder
  • An interest in FinTech, AdTech or MarTech would be beneficial

What else is on offer?

  • An excellent starting basic salary of 27,000
  • The opportunity to join a small but fast-growing team that functions like a startup within a startup
  • An entrepreneurial role within an established FinTech company
  • Enormous exposure to the ever-growing digital media and technology space
  • Competitive bonus, benefits, and the potential for stock options

Looking for operations graduate jobs in London and want to join a market-leading financial solutions company? If you’re a self-motivated graduate with an interest in business and finance, apply for this Junior Operations Analyst graduate job in London today!

 
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