Job Type
Full-time

Organization
Portfolio company: Solara

Location
Remote / WFH

Risk Operations Lead

About Solara
We are a passionate fintech founded by successful entrepreneurs focused on accelerating the world’s transition to net-zero energy. We create innovative financial products with the potential of catalyzing the development of cleantech assets in emerging markets.

About the Role
As the Risk Operations Lead, you’ll apply and develop your analytical, interpersonal, creative thinking, business management, and leadership skills from day one. You’ll begin as a generalist and be placed in the thick of the action, as you work side by side with the management team (starting with the VP of Finance).

Key Responsibilities

  • Credit Policy: Execute the tasks set by our credit committee to build the credit policy (product pricing, underwriting criteria analysis, market analysis, historical data analysis, etc) and refine the credit policy.
  • Product: Build the product financial model.
  • Customer underwriting: Execute the underwriting process of our first customers based on the criteria established in our credit policy.
  • Establish our internal criteria and processes to improve the underwriting process.
  • Select how the underwriting process should be automatized.
  • Funding: Build out the corporate financial model
  • Report to the VP of Finance
  • Oversee and assist the accounting firm in bookkeeping/accounting functions
  • Key responsibilities will vary as the company grows, but here’s a sample of what you can expect to experience and accomplish in the next 6 months


Requirements

  • Proven experience in credit risk analysis, underwriting, and credit policy execution.
  • Great capabilities building financial models.
  • Capability to drive an independent workstream in the context of a broader team project.
  • Working experience in a consultancy firm and/or in a finance organization, lender, or fintech in a strategy or leading product role is a strong plus.
  • Ability to break down and solve problems through quantitative thinking and analysis.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and create an inclusive environment with people at all levels of an organization.
  • Comfort with ambiguous, ever-changing situations.
  • Quick learner, innovative thinker with problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience managing projects that required thinking holistically, identifying and resolving a key strategic challenge, and delivering against established deadlines


Important to be

  • Passionate – about fighting climate change.
  • Proactive – very strong ownership and willingness to get hands dirty when needed
  • Curious – love learning
  • Excited about working at an early-stage startup – where you may end up doing all kinds of things!


What we offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Working & learning in an early-stage startup environment.
  • Working with successful entrepreneurs with a proven track record (4 companies & 1 unicorn founded).
  • Stock options of a global-oriented startup with high potential.
  • Flexible work schedule


The team at Ezra and it's companies believe that addressing climate change is a global effort that requires a team representative of the communities and markets we serve. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other non-job-related factors. We value curiosity, passion, and open-mindedness, and believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we can deliver our mission.


If you are interested, please email work@ezra.studio