Senior Data Scientist - FlexiPay

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. And we want to help them.

So, we created the leading online marketplace for small business loans. Our investors have lent £13.7 billion in over 170,000 loans to 122,000 small business owners. In a single year, this lending unlocked 100,000 jobs and contributed £7.2 billion to the global economy. There’s never been a better time to join!

Be part of the team that changes everything. Let’s build the place where small businesses can get the funding they need to win and leave a legacy behind, forever. 

This role sits within the Risk & Analytics team. The drivers behind our platform – brilliant people working together to create, code, and build the next game changers. 

What will you be doing?

We are looking for a talented Data scientist to join our Existing Borrower and Investor Analytics team.  This role will primarily sit on the existing borrower side of the team but there may be times investor projects are also undertaken.

  • Play a key role in shaping and scaling FlexiPay into a core product for Funding Circle
  • Build and own financial models to understand the economics of the product, and the levers available to optimize this
  • Work with key stakeholders across Commercial and Technology teams to define and monitor the key metrics driving the success of the FlexiPay product as well as design and implement a multi-channel strategy to maximize growth of FlexiPay alongside Funding Circle’s growing product suite
  • Building and owning reports to track product performance and drive appropriate actions and/or forecast updates
  • Conducting deep-dive analysis to understand who our FlexiPay customers are and how they engage with the product. Use this analysis to develop a strategy for customer activation and retention
  • Providing requirements to our data team to ensure all necessary data for analysis on FlexiPay is suitably stored within our data lake

Are you?

  • Experienced in analytics within financial services ideally on credit card or other revolving lending products preferred
  • Experienced working in cross-functional teams including marketing and technology preferred
  • From a coding background preferred with SQL, R, or Python 
  • A proven problem solver with skills using logical reasoning and analytical methods
  • Able to excellently translate complex analytical outputs into clear, simple and actionable stories

Why join us?

We’re gearing up for our biggest chapter yet – and it’s being driven by everyone. 

We think of ourselves as the career launchpad. A place to develop yourself, fast. Real work. Real experience. Real opportunities to collect skills. Think big remits and huge ownership to make great things happen. 

Yes, it’s target-driven and high-octane – but we like to play hard too. That’s what makes us, us. Our vibrant culture is built around potential and creating a place where you can really be you. We keep it agile and open. All voices heard. Because we believe great ideas come from everywhere. 

If you show skill and are willing, we’ll back you all the way. This is the place for you to build something incredible.

It’s in our differences that we find our strengths.

At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better. We particularly encourage applications from applicants from underrepresented backgrounds. We will consider flexible working options; please talk to us to discuss how we could make this role flexible for you.

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