Entry Level Transaction Analyst
Location: London / Hybrid homeworking
Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week/flexible days and/or hours (Mon-Fri)
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum max depending on experience
30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, opportunity to buy and sell holiday
15% employer pension contribution,
Performance related bonus
Flexible working, cycle to work scheme, healthcare cash plan and life assurance
Paid voluntary day, maternity, adoption, and shared parental leave
Benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health and wellbeing, travel, and technology...and plenty more
The Guarantee & Wholesale Solutions team, part of British Business Bank, originates, structures and manages transactions with SME lenders such as banks and non-bank financial institutions, which seek to address funding, security and capital constraints these entities may face that prevent them from increasing their credit activity in the small business sector. This position is available due to the continued expansion of the Guarantee & Wholesale Solutions team.
In this position, you will support the execution of the Guarantee & Wholesale suite of products. This will include getting exposure to all facets of a transaction as well as the opportunity to take on substantial responsibility which will include structuring the deal, financial modelling and market and regulatory research. You will closely collaborate with SME lender counterparties, legal and accounting advisors, internal risk and state aid functions, and develop strong working relationships with colleagues across the British Business Bank.
As a recent university graduate, holding a degree (or equivalent experience) in a quantitative discipline such as Mathematics, Econometrics, Physics or Engineering, you will also be able to demonstrate the following:
Strong quantitative and analytical skills;
Excellent written and spoken communication abilities;
Ability to communicate well with senior management;
Ability to work unsupervised and under pressure;
Ability to produce high quality written presentation materials (Excel, PowerPoint, Word);
Strong organisational skills;
Ability to prioritise and to work to deadlines;
Sensitivity to detail and accuracy in everyday work;
Pro-active, self-motivated professional, who works well in a team environment, as well as on an individual basis;
Strong problem-solving skills and an ability to think creatively.
You will ideally have knowledge of VBA and MS Access alongside a genuine passion and interest in the SME finance marketplace.
This is a fantastic development opportunity for the right individual. For our current suite of products, please visit our website and under ‘Our Programmes’ look for:
the ENABLE programmes (ENABLE Guarantees, ENABLE Build and ENABLE Funding)
the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS)
For information regarding our previous Covid response schemes, please visit our website and look for:
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)
The Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS)
The British Business Bank is a unique and exciting institution. Its mission is to make finance markets work better so smaller businesses across the UK can prosper and grow.
Established in 2014, it is a 100% government-owned economic development bank but independently managed.
To deliver its programmes, the Bank works through more than 200 delivery partners such as high street, digital, specialist and challenger banks, venture capital and private debt funds and fintech platforms.
Currently, we employ around 460 people, split between offices in Sheffield and London.
Please note all candidates applying for this role should have the right to work in the U.K.