Increase in demand and growing client portfolio prompts appointment

Sancus Finance, the specialist alternative finance firm, have confirmed that Victoria Osgood has joined the business as Client Manager. Victoria will be responsible for managing a growing portfolio of clients and their range of funding solutions to ensure the smooth running of clients’ accounts whilst identifying and mitigating any risk for the business.

Sancus Finance have seen a sustained period of growth during the last 12 months following significant investment in the business by their parent – Sancus BMS – which has resulted in a focused drive to expand the business. The firm is committed to ensuring that UK businesses can access flexible funding solutions to support business growth.

Victoria, a qualified ACCA Accountant has a strong background built up in the accountancy and financial services sector. She joins Sancus Finance from HSBC where as a senior auditor, she was responsible for identifying and mitigating risk within the receivables and ABL portfolio. Prior to that she has held both client management and auditing roles at Aldermore Invoice Finance and GMAC Commercial Finance following a successful period within the accountancy sector.

Sancus Finance specialise in the provision of Supply Chain Finance, which ensures faster payment to suppliers and property finance to cover purchase, bridging and development projects. In addition to this, they also offer two specialist finance solutions – Education Finance, designed for Educational Institutions and a Vendor Partner Programme for businesses looking to support the purchasing capability of their customers.

As Victoria said: “I am delighted to have joined Sancus and be involved in a growing business. Sancus have invested in a strong portfolio of financial solutions to benefit their clients and support the growth of their businesses. I am passionate about ensuring that our relationship with our clients is one of the best in the industry and that starts with ensuring we have the right solutions that meet their needs. However, it is also critical that we ensure finance is provided sensibly and securely to guarantee the continuity of funds that investor confidence brings”.

The Sancus Group has seen consistent growth over the last four years, having provided in excess of £700m of funding to SMEs and entrepreneurs, through the delivery of fast and flexible financing solutions to clients. This, combined with diligent risk management, provides a transparent and professional service to clients, funders and intermediaries.

Andrew Howard, Operations Director at Sancus Finance said: “We are delighted to have Victoria on board. She joins us as we continue our focus on delivering market leading credit risk and processes to deliver a transparent and professional service to our funders and clients. She brings a wealth of experience in successfully managing client portfolios both in terms of maintaining and building excellent client relationships as well as managing any associated risks for the business.”

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