Enterprise Risk Manager

Data, Risk & Analytics London, United Kingdom



Who are we?

We want to help small businesses win. That’s why we’re here.

We connect small business owners to investors – to create jobs, help families and power economies – because we believe that people are made to do more.

So far our investors have lent £13.7 billion through it to 122,000 SME owners. In just one year, we unlocked 100,000 jobs and contributed £7.2 billion to the UK economy.

At Funding Circle we deliver an amazing customer experience through technology. We are focused on empowering small businesses to not only borrow, but pay and spend as well. This will make Funding Circle a multi-product platform, serving a direct and embedded audience.


The team

Enterprise Risk Management is part of the Global Risk & Analytics division (second line function under the Chief Risk Officer) at Funding Circle. This is a small team supporting the entirety of our UK business, working closely with our US colleagues, and our Compliance colleagues. The team works across financial and non-financial risk types, although the main focus of the role will remain Operational Risk in the majority of cases.


If the innovation of enterprise and operational risk management drives you and you love the challenge of rethinking how to manage risk, then keep reading!


What will you be doing?


        Be a trusted advisor on risk related matters and support the UK Business MD’s and UK Chief Credit Officer in executing their risk identification and management responsibilities

        Build strong relationships across the business to drive collaboration and change to improve the risk and control environment

        Own elements of the Operational Risk framework e.g. Key Risk Indicators (KRIs), Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), Operational Risk Event Reporting, etc. for the UK business

        Develop, coordinate and provide risk related training

        Manage the preparation of committees and Board reporting and papers to lead special projects as determined by the Head of Enterprise Risk (Continental Europe)

        Manage a junior member of staff


Are you?


        Experienced in Operational Risk or Enterprise Risk Management (5+ years relevant work experience), in industry or consulting - ideally with some 1st line experience

        Experience with implementing and managing Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) systems

        Experienced with Operational Risk Analytics/Reporting

        Good communicator with strong interpersonal and presentation skills - being able to work independently and project manage deliverables across the business

        Organised and consistent in ensuring key deliverables are met on time

        Confident in using MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Google suite (Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Slides)


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 fit.


Why join us?

Talk to our recruiters about our workplace, culture and benefits covering; Lifestyle, Health, Wealth & Development!

A few highlights are:

        Hybrid working environment (2 days a week in office), flexible working options with an amazing office and we will help support your home working set up.

        Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance.

        Learning and Wellbeing allowances AND other perks such as Gympass, Spill, Just Eat allowance, Electric Car Scheme and more!

        Access to Octopus Money Coach, Free Mortgage advisor partnership, Discounts at other retailers through perks at work.


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