Underwriting Analyst



1,001-5,000 employees

Online retailer

Data & Analytics
AI & Machine Learning
Real Estate
Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$99,000 - $151,500Annually

+ Equity + Benefits

Mid, Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Data Science
  • 3-6 years of experience in financial services, tech, or related industry, with minimum 1+ years of experience in small business commercial credit underwriting
  • Experienced in conducting comprehensive analysis of business banking data and financial statements to evaluate revenue, liquidity, leverage, and cash flow trends
  • Ability to spot patterns from discrete and vague data points (e.g. social media, financial data, Faire transactional data)
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, and financial evaluation skills
  • The capacity to make complex decisions under pressure in a fast-paced setting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to interact with customers in a clear and concise manner, primarily via email and phone
  • Strong customer focus and the ability to balance Risk mitigation alongside a positive customer experience
  • Passionate, relentless resourcefulness and the ability to thrive at a fast-paced startup -- you’re willing to do what needs to be done for the success of your team and you are comfortable with change
  • Evaluate creditworthiness of retail businesses and adjust credit limits based on a review of the business’s credit application, banking data, payment performance on Faire, and publicly available information
  • Perform due diligence on businesses to prevent fraud
  • Propose and implement improvements to risk management policies, procedures, and tools
  • Identify issues and gaps, and develop data-driven recommendations to enhance our underwriting operations
  • Work cross-functionally with teams such as Data Science, Engineering, and Product in order to drive product improvements, new feature releases, and efficiency improvements
  • Work with Sales and Support teams to streamline communication, improve efficiencies, and provide a world-class customer experience

Faire's mission is to help small businesses come together to compete on a more level playing field with the likes of Walmart and Amazon. Today, Faire is the online marketplace where retailers discover their next bestsellers from independent brands across the globe.

Company Stage

Series G

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Time off

Parental leave

Daily mindfulness

Annual learning grant

Thoughtfully designed spaces

Fitness & wellbeing benefits

Mental health benefits

Charitable matching

Career planning