Intern, Risk Analytics

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Risk | Full-time

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About Drip Capital

Drip Capital is a high-growth FinTech focused on the $5T global SME cross-border trade industry. We offer multiple, innovative trade financing products targeted towards SMEs in developing markets, providing rapidly growing SMEs quick and easy access to finance. With a focus on technology, our vision is to eliminate the hassle of paperwork and bureaucracy and create a seamless borrowing experience for customers worldwide. Drip's corporate headquarters are Palo Alto, California. It has offices in India and Mexico as well.

Our team comprises talent from top-tier institutions including Wharton, Stanford, and IITs with years of experience at companies like Google, Amazon, Standard Chartered, Blackrock, and Yahoo. We are backed by leading Silicon Valley investors - Sequoia, Wing, Accel, and Y Combinator.

Credit Risk Team:
The Risk team at Drip Capital is at the center of business activity. The role of the risk team is to develop and execute the risk strategy at Drip. The team collaborates with a cross-section of the company such as business growth, the CEO’s office, risk operations, products, and technology.
The purpose of the risk team is to develop risk strategies and policies for healthy business growth, risk portfolio management, risk data analytics, reporting, and insights. The team is expected to develop a forward-looking mechanism for faster and more efficient decision-making using AI and Machine learning.
The current team consists of members from institutions including Wharton, Stanford, and IITs with years of experience at companies across the globe like Google, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, and American Express to name a few. The risk team delivers work par excellence and values seamless communication, humility, and autonomy.
If you are obsessed with the data, winning, insist on high standards, believe in thinking big, have a first-principles approach, excel at analytical decision making, and have a strategic mind.
 
Your Role:
  • Work on high-priority projects related to risk mitigation and optimizing Drip’s portfolio across different products and markets.
  • Work closely with growth, underwriting, operations, and product teams to find and implement opportunities to improve risk underwriting and monitoring models.
  • Development and execution of risk policies to support business growth
  • Portfolio Management to ensure the losses are within the firm’s risk appetite
  • Collaboration with BD, Product, Ops, and Risk Servicing team to build scalable global risk strategies
  • Running Root Cause Analyses for identifying policy and compliance gaps
  • Drive product-first and data-driven decisions within and outside the team
  • Own and deliver regular risk updates for top management and other stakeholders
  • Redesigning risk policy to enhance risk checks
  • Implement redesigned policy including financial ratios and monitoring
  • Define & implement invoice approval policy
Our Checklist:
  • Freshers or <1 year of work experience in Tier 1/2 financial services or consulting industry, experience in early/growth stage lending FinTech is preferred
  • Graduate from a Tier 1/2 college with an engineering/ statistics degree and/or MBA is a plus
  • Preference for advanced certifications in finance (CA, CFA, FRM equivalent or below)
  • Basic knowledge of SQL and Python is a must