Start Up Loans Officer

SWIG Finance
Banking & Finance, Business & Management
Threemilestone, Cornwall
Salary Details
£25,000 - £30,000
Job Type
Closing Date
Main Purpose of Job: To advise and assist Start Up Loans applicants and make recommendations for funding.

Job Description

Functional links with:

Managing Director; Business Managers; Admin Team

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Appraising loan applications including risk assessment of the business proposition and affordability of finance for the borrower
  • Responsibility for completion and submission of all required documentation relating to the lending decision  
  • The delivery of loan volumes against agreed achievable targets whilst adhering to contractual and legal compliance requirements
  • To be responsible for updating the CRM/databases regarding individual client information
  • To help promote Start Up Loans and generate loan applications as appropriate
  • To undertake training as required to ensure compliance in regard to the FCA and other regulatory bodies as appropriate
  • To manage your own Continuing Professional Development in consultation with the Managing Director
  • To travel as required the cost of which will be met by the Company
  • To work in accordance with the necessary procedures
  • To actively and positively contribute to the staff review process and to follow up agreed actions
  • To work at all times in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to follow all company procedures and guidelines which assist this
  • To work at all times in accordance with the company’s Dignity & Diversity Policy
  • To undertake such other duties as may be required within the general scope of the job


This job description may be subject to change, in consultation with the postholder, in response to new circumstances.

Person Specification


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Effective workload prioritisation and time management skills
  • Computer literate (min. MS Office proficiency)
  • Experience of CRM data inputting
  • Adaptable and a team player
  • A commitment to the ethos of the Responsible Finance sector


  • A degree or equivalent finance/business professional qualification
  • Business start- up or personal lending experience
  • A good understanding of start-up and/or small businesses 
  • Knowledge of FCA regulated lending

Company Description

SWIG Finance is a not-for-profit finance organisation and member of Responsible Finance. The company manages a range of loan funds for start-ups and SMEs that cannot raise sufficient finance from the banks. It is the largest Start Up Loans Delivery Partner based in the South West.

Other Application Details

To apply, please attach your CV and a Covering Letter. 

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