Business Operations Analyst
At Lenkie, our mission is to unlock funding to enable small businesses to achieve their ambitions. We’ve built the financial infrastructure to enable online platforms to offer embedded lending to these small businesses. Our product works across marketplaces, payment processors and software platforms to create a fast and frictionless borrowing experience for thousands of small businesses.
We are a friendly and collaborative team with a fast-paced and high-performing culture. We are remote-first, so you have the flexibility to work from home. We’re backed by investors including Entrepreneur First, Notion and Ground-up ventures, as well as leading angel investors from across Europe and Silicon Valley.
This is an opportunity to join as part of the early founding team and play a pivotal part in our growth and future success. So if you’re a hungry, ambitious, self-starter looking for a career-defining opportunity, you’ll fit right in and we want to hear from you.
We’re looking for a Business Analyst to join our team and work across the operations of the company - creating processes and reporting to ensure we facilitate over $100m of lending to small businesses over the next few years. We are headquartered in London but operate a remote-first culture with team members across Nigeria, South Africa and London.
In this role you will:
Provide financial planning and analysis support for Lenkie’s management team with an in-depth understanding of KPIs and financial metrics that support strategic decision-making.
Be the driver to understand the different data sources in the company to develop effective dashboards for company stakeholders to make strategic decisions.
Be resourceful, analytical, motivated, and eager to dive into the data and assist in the standardisation of key data metrics and reporting dashboards within the company.
Key duties and responsibilities:
Support in the maintenance and continuous improvement of operating efficiency of financial reporting and loan repayment processes.
Prepare monthly executive reports including key performance metrics
Aggregate various data sources into simple & clean reports/dashboards for various teams to gain visibility and execute actions
Collaborate with the various teams in the company to improve data, design outputs and measure ongoing business performance
Standardisation of reporting tools & metrics
Build dashboards to transform raw data into actionable business insights
Spot trends and data connections
Deep dive into data to identify metrics for performance drivers Identify avenues to improve business insights function to achieve strategic plans and drive business growth
Management of existing tools & reports to keep the information up to date
Continuously automate their workflow to keep the intensity on the latest focus topics
What we are looking for:
Higher-level qualification in STEM, Finance, Economics, or another course of a similar study
Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel / Google Sheets
Basic knowledge of data analytics tools (such as Tableau and Power-Bi) is a plus
Skilled in presenting information and drawing out insights from data to enable us to continuously improve our operations as we scale
Dedicated team player who will enthusiastically support the wider team in executing joint missions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to deal with complex problems and communicate findings in a clear, concise format
Highly motivated problem solver possessing multi-tasking capabilities while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy to meet deadlines
Independently capable of adapting to fast-paced environments, solving conceptual problems, and delivering results in varying situations
What you’ll get from us:
Very competitive salary.
Generous share option package to ensure you share in Lenkie’s success.
Flexible working - remote-first processes for ultimate flexibility.
Annual retreat abroad.
Opportunity to make a big impact in the lives of small business owners globally.