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The Start-Up Loans Company

The Start-Up Loans Company

The Start-Up Loans Company

The Start-Up Loans Company is a private company funded by the UK Government to provide start up loans to 18 - 30 year olds across England. With over £112m to loan to young people, the company hopes...


London, United Kingdom

1 Jul 2013

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Compensation details:
£28-30k dependent on experience

Employer tags:
Venture Capital
Social Enterprise
Esc Factor:
Exciting Brand
Social Impact
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Financial Analyst

Financial Superstar needed to help start 30,000 businesses and create a generation of entrepreneurs

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
£28-30k dependent on experience

Job Type:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
Social Impact
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Start-up Loans Company, chaired by entrepreneur James Caan, is a Government-backed initiative tasked to stimulate enterprise amongst young people across the country. The Government has put aside over £112 million over the next three years to provide start-up funding to entrepreneurs wanting to start a business, and is looking to help start 30,000 businesses and create an entire generation of entrepreneurs.

The company is looking for a talented Financial Analyst to get involved in a hands-on finance role. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in a high-profile organisation. It’s a fast paced dynamic environment with no two days being the same. It's a fun a challenging place to work. 

We are looking for an individual who is committed, enthusiastic and is a real team player, providing support to different teams in the company with all things financial. This role is varied and offers growth opportunities for the right candidate, it is a real spring board for future career prospects.

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, your role will include:

  • Assisting with financial due diligence of delivery partners and assessing loan decisions;
  • Perform bookkeeping and maintain books and records of all company transactions on our Xero accounting system, including ensuring a correct audit trail;
  • Financial analysis on the performance of the network of delivery partners linking in KPIs;
  • Monthly Excel reporting on credit risk & collections; and
  • Undertake other tasks as directed by the line manager

Key skills and behaviours

  • Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic working environment, handling multiple tasks and deadlines;
  • Excellent analytical skills, meticulous attention to detail, and accountability;
  • Experience with Xero or equivalent accounting software advantageous but not essential;
  • A confident ability to liaise cross company to solve queries and provide financial assistance; 
  • Bachelors degree, AAT qualified or equivalent experience in accounting, finance, industry or equivalent

We will hire as soon as we find the right person, so please get your applications in fast.
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