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Funding Specialist

Indianapolis, IN | Full Time

Job Description


Kinetic Advantage is a dynamic independent floorplan company led by trusted industry veterans.  Our core focus is helping our Independent Dealer customers and team members succeed while providing them with an exceptional and engaging user experience.  We are committed to forging strong partnerships through transparent communication and simple, innovative solutions. We provide our customers and team members with the support and tools they need to grow throughout their journey. 

Job Summary: 

We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So, if you get fired up about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.  

The Funding Specialist position is responsible for providing an exceptional and engaging user experience to our auction partners, dealer partners, and internal team members. Your primary responsibilities are to support the success of our auction and dealer partners by functioning as a go-between for the accurate and timely coordination of our floorplan loans. The ideal candidate for this role has a winning attitude, outstanding listening skills, and phenomenal communication skills, both verbally and written. Also, you understand that your role is a key component to the partner experience we are building at Kinetic Advantage. 




  • Receive, validate, and process floorplan loan requests in adherence to Kinetic Advantage’s policies, procedures, and advance guidelines 
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Kinetic Advantage policies, processes, and procedures relative to assigned areas, and ensure adherence to established policies and procedures 
  • Apply experience and lessons-learned to create or modify work methods related to floorplan advances & overall partner experience 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Education and Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required 
  • 1 years related experience in either the floorplan, automobile, or auction industry or with the Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Required Skills/Abilities:  

  • Ability to earn trust and build relationships over the phone and effectively communicate and exchange information with a wide diversity of individuals, both verbally and written 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software 
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills including the ability to ask probing questions to deeply understand the needs of our auction partners  
  • Robust time management skills and attention to detail coupled with a proven ability to meet deadlines 
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to multitask, work efficiently, and prioritize 
  • Professional maturity to handle sensitive information and situations with tact and discretion 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and, at times, stressful environment 
  • Bilingual preferred but not required 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to sit at a desk and work on a computer for prolonged periods of time 
  • Must be able to communicate clearly 
  • Ability to operate computer and office equipment, maintain paper files, and move about an office environment 
  • Must be able to move objects up to 20 pounds 
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards 

This job description reflects essential functions of this position but is subject to change at any time and does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law. 

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