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Credit Risk Officer

Who we are

Seedstars is a global organization with headquarter in Switzerland and a presence in 70+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.

About ShweLan

ShweLan is a portfolio company of Seedstars, focusing on SME lending. Our vision is to become the leading champion in SME lending in Myanmar while developing revolutionary fintech products that will change the whole conservative lending industry. Being a part of this ambitious project is what drives us every day and makes us achieve the best results for our clients and reach our ambitious goals for 2019.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the credit risk assessment
  • Think outside the box and create innovative credit evaluation processes and systems
  • Create and maintain cash flow based credit analysis tools
  • Identify and approve the small businesses that can best benefit from our services
  • Evaluate clients for credit worthiness based our internal risk models & their application information
  • Check Loan Agreements and other supporting legal documents and scrutinize the signed documents to ensure the correctness of the contracts
  • Build relationships and communicate with similar businesses to ensure information and knowledge sharing
  • Continuously ensure alignment/compliance to the credit risk management framework
  • Continuously analyse and recommend improvement on credit risk management framework, processes and systems
  • Collect receivables through calls, emails, in-person visit
  • Coordinate with third party collection agents
  • Perform at hoc duties that may be assigned from time to time

Your profile

  • You have completed university degree in Economics, Finance, or equivalent experience

  • You have 4+ years in a credit risk or similar role within a finance company

  • You have excellent knowledge of financial analysis tools and risk assessments best practices

  • You have strong knowledge of trade finance preferably with knowledge of supply chain finance

  • You have  strong project management expertise with proven strategic and analytical skills

  • You posses strong communication skills

  • You are fluent in English and Burmese

Why our employees love working with us:

  • We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets
  • You get many growth opportunities and responsibilities early on. It’s one of the perks of a fast growing international company
  • You work in an entrepreneurial culture where you’re surrounded by a young and diverse team
  • We strive by giving autonomy and flexibility to our teams. We have a flat hierarchy and a strong belief that responsible people should have the freedom to their work when and how they want

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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