Investment Analyst



Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Role Overview 🚀

Are you a detail-oriented, analytical thinker looking to make a meaningful impact in the world of start-ups? At Uncapped, we invest in growing businesses and in ambitious founders and we are looking for a talented Investment Analyst to join our Risk team.

This is an exciting opportunity to learn how to assess e-commerce and technology companies and be a part of the venture ecosystem. We are a small team and you will have the opportunity to work directly with our portfolio companies and play a role in our investment decisions.

In this role, you'll get to work with a diverse group of founders and help them secure the financing they need to grow their businesses. You'll use your expertise in financial analysis and credit assessment to make strategic recommendations to the Credit Committee. You'll need to be able to analyse financial statements and business plans and communicate your findings in a clear and concise manner. You will act as the gatekeeper for our company, evaluating the potential risks and liabilities of businesses seeking investment. But don't think this job is all about numbers and spreadsheets - we encourage our analysts to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions for our clients, and In doing so, help fund thousands of growing businesses that are the lifeblood of the global economy and Uncapped’s future success.

About Uncapped 👫

Founded in 2019, Uncapped is the fastest, most affordable way for growing online businesses to fund marketing and inventory. The company was born out of frustration with the limited financing options available for UK and European entrepreneurs to finance growth.

Uncapped provides working capital loans to brands and retailers around the world, doing between $10m and $100m in turnover.

Uncapped has raised VC funding from most notable investors including Lakestar, Mouro Capital, Global Founders Capital, White Star Capital, Seedcamp, and All Iron Ventures.

What you will do ✍️

  • Analyse customer applications, by reviewing financial statements and other materials to make recommendations on the size, length and structure of capital advances
  • Attend calls with founders and management teams, ask questions and form an opinion on new opportunities
  • Prepare and present approval packages for the Uncapped Credit Committee
  • Collect, review and report on the financial performance of portfolio companies
  • Work with the risk team and the CEO to improve our underwriting capabilities through continuous process improvements
  • Contribute to Credit Committee retrospective reviews
  • Work closely with our Product teams to improve customer experience and satisfaction