Branch delivers world-class financial services to the mobile generation. With offices in the United States, Nigeria, Kenya, and India, Branch is a for-profit socially conscious company that uses the power of data science to reduce the cost of delivering financial services in emerging markets. We believe that everyone, everywhere deserves fair financial access. The rapid spread of smartphones presents an opportunity for the world’s emerging middle class to access banking options and achieve financial flexibility.
Branch’s mission-driven team is led by founder and former CEO of Kiva.org. The company presents a rich opportunity for our team members to drive meaningful growth in rapidly evolving and changing markets. In 2019, Branch announced its Series C and has garnered more than $100M in funding with investments from leading Silicon Valley firms including Andreessen Horowitz, Trinity Capital, Foundation Capital, Visa, and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
We value diversity and are committed to providing an inclusive working environment where human beings of all backgrounds can thrive.
This role will focus on loan application review. Ideal candidates will be extremely flexible with scheduling and willing to hustle to help get the business off the ground. This will be a 6 months contract role on the payroll of Branch International with the option to extend it by 3 months basis business requirements.
What will your job be like there
Loan Operations: Review loan applications for borrowers applying for Branch loans, verity details and prevent fraud (main responsibility)
Product: Escalating customer feedback and technical bugs to help improve our products
General: Various administrative projects as needed
What you will need or required skills and qualification
0-4 years of previous job experience in business operations
Passionate about our mission and our customers
Highly entrepreneurial and proactive
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Strong attention to detail
Driven by data and highly analytical, a good understanding of Excel preferred
Ideal candidates will be extremely flexible with scheduling e.g. willing to work on weekends and occasionally holidays in lieu of week offs on weekdays.
Benefits of Joining
Mission-driven and fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
A collaborative and flat company culture
Private health insurance for you
A monthly stipend over and above your CTC to set up and maintain a good internet connection at home
Laptop and headset provided by the company for the duration of the contract
Weekly team meals and social events (virtual for now!)