Operations Manager, Internal Working Capital (Credit Analyst/Underwriting Team Leader)

• Hours: 100% Onsite, Full-time, Monday-Friday, 7:30-4:00 Pacific Time

• Exempt, Salary Range: $115,000-137,000. Position eligible for additional incentives including Bonus, 401(k) match, health and welfare benefits, amazing culture, growth opportunity and more!!

• Location: San Diego, CA (La Jolla/UTC)

National Funding is continuing to grow and has a great opportunity for an Operations Manager to lead the Credit/Underwriting Team. National Funding is a financially strong, very stable, and fast growing fintech company in the La Jolla/ UTC area. Reporting to the EVP, Credit and Operations this role leads, manages, oversees and provides guidance to organizational Supervisors and staff on the working capital side (both credit and funding). This individual is responsible to drive results through execution of short and long term objectives through project management, delegation and leveraging employees.

What You’ll Be Doing:

The Operations Manager is leading our Credit Analyst/ Underwriting Teams. We are seeking a Credit Analyst/Underwriting Team Leader who has extensive experience leading underwriting teams who are reviewing credit reports and financial documents to determine the credit worthiness of potential small to medium sized business customers who are seeking a short term Merchant Cash Advance or SBA loan.

• Provides positive leadership that encourages communication, personal development, teamwork and employee input to continuously improve processes and work flow efficiencies with new ideas and strategies to ensure a harmonious environment.

• Oversees the organization of Supervisor staff as they manage the day-to-day activity of the analyst and funding functions to ensure transactions are completed in a timely manner.

• Interviews, selects and builds a team of highly qualified department employees.

• Identifies areas of improvement needed and works with staff to implement as necessary to maintain a high level of production and work flow.

• Accountable for overseeing training of new and existing employees to ensure a thorough understanding of department objectives and responsibilities relative to company goals, cross-training department employees to ensure effectiveness and continuity of service to internal and external customers.

• Point of escalation for operations supervisors, sales managers and/or broker managers.

• Performs other tasks as requested.

An Ideal Candidate Looks Like This:

• 7+ years’ of applicable office experience (5+ years lending experience preferred) along with ability to build, lead, mentor and inspire a team of employees.

• Must have strong organizational, written, verbal communication skills, with ability to work independently, as well as, in a collaborative/team environment and the ability to multi-task.

• Proactive self-starter with a positive can-do attitude, comfortable working with senior management.

• Demonstrated leadership skills, particularly regarding planning and execution.

• Able to create and maintain strong, professional work relationships with internal management staff and external lenders, vendors and suppliers. The ability to build and maintain credibility is essential.

• Adaptability, flexibility and the ability to maintain effectiveness during change and heavy growth.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications including Salesforce

• Bachelors’ degree in Business, Finance or similar discipline preferred.

• Demonstrates traits consistent with the company core values (Commit, Results, Collaborate, Change).

Why National Funding?

• Growing, successful company preparing to almost double in size over the next three years (this is your opportunity to get in on the ground floor)

• Positive, energetic, passionate, business casual environment with management who committed to your success

• Fantastic benefits package including a 401(k) match

• Numerous employee events throughout the year, including our annual traditions such as a Day at the Del Mar Racetrack, Holiday Party, Employee and Family Picnic, sporting events and more.

National Funding serves the small business community. Since 1999, we have provided more than $3 billion in funding to over 50,000 customers to support their working capital and equipment financing needs. We are one of the country's largest private providers of small business loans, having funded more than $3 billion to help small businesses grow. Our personal approach helps strengthen small business owners and we pride ourselves on being a resource they can trust. We are believers in small business owners.

National Funding is an Equal Opportunity Employer.