Senior Financial Crime Risk Analyst

Data, Risk & Analytics London, United Kingdom


The role

We are looking for a Senior Financial Crime Risk Analyst.

Who are we?

Our mission is to build the place where small businesses get the funding they need to win.

We do this by uniting cutting-edge data and technology to deliver an unbeatable customer experience. With a decade of expertise under our belt, we've built a game-changer of a platform that's reshaping the landscape of SME lending. Say goodbye to lengthy applications and hello to lightning-fast decisions! In just minutes, SMEs across the UK can get an instant decision, giving them access to affordable funding in a flash.

99% of businesses are small businesses! And in most cases aren’t given the finance they need to grow. We’re here to change that because the world needs small business.

Want to learn more?

  We have a huge impact on the businesses that borrow through our platform, the communities they serve and the overall economy (last year £6.9bn of GDP generated). You can read our full Impact Report here:

  To see what our customers think, visit our Trustpilot page:

   And we’re still evolving! With over a decade leading the industry with our award winning core loans offering we are now well on our way to solving more SME finance challenges transforming into a multi-product lending platform. 

What will you be doing?

   Provide technical fraud systems expertise, data analysis, advice and challenge.

   Able to prepare and write reports that measure the effectiveness of the controls

   Good working knowledge of Financial Crime related systems and data applications

   Work closely with fraud detection systems and enhance their efficiency.

   Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop fraud prevention strategies.

   Understands online/mobile banking risks and control issues and can identify

     meaningful solutions.

   Proactively problem solving, identifying and confidently mitigating any risks, issues or control weaknesses that arise in your day-to-day.

What we’re looking for

  Individuals working in a financial crime function, risk consultancy and or Big 4 are highly desirable along with other relevant financial services industry

   Relevant work experience in card and payments fraud prevention is preferred.

   Ability to gain confidence of senior management and challenge the status quo, as


   Problem solving and analytical skills.

   Organised and consistent in ensuring key deliverables are met on time


At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and affirmative-action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better.

Why join us?


Our Circler proposition is designed to support employees both in and out of work, and it is anchored around four pillars: Health, Wealth, Development & Lifestyle.


We offer hybrid working, with 2-3 days per week based in the office. When you’re in the office you can take advantage of our free barista and subsidised lunches through JustEat and we will help support your home working set-up. We support flexible working arrangements so please speak to our recruitment team if this is something you’d like to learn more about.


A few highlights:


        Health: Private Medical Insurance through Aviva, Dental Insurance through Bupa, MediCash, free access to online therapy sessions via Spill and exclusive discounts with Hertility for reproductive health support.

        Wealth: Octopus Money Coach, free mortgage advisor partnership and discounts across numerous retailers through Perks at Work.

        Development: Learning allowance and full access to LinkedIn Learning.

        Lifestyle: Gympass, Electric Car Scheme and more!


And finally, we have enhanced all of our parental leave policies - we actually won the AltFi Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year 2022 for our Partner Leave policy. You can read more here:


Research shows that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. At Funding Circle we are committed to building diverse teams so please apply even if your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the requirements. You might just be the perfect addition to the team!


Want to Build The Incredible? We’d love to hear from you.