Why Choose Portman?

Portman offers a vibrant culture of connection and celebration,
a warm welcome, support and growth

Who are we?

Portman Finance Group are one of the UK’s largest private finance brokers and lenders. We talk to over 25,000 businesses each year about their funding needs, helping them to grow, capture opportunities, boost cashflow and spread the cost of new equipment. To date we have secured over £1.1bn in commercial finance for UK SMEs.

 

What is it like to work here?

At Portman Finance Group, we put your training and mentorship into action as soon as you arrive, encouraging you to hit the ground running to move up as quickly as possible. We operate like a high-performance sports team, building our team up with only those who are exceptional, motivated, and driven like the rest of our firm.

We’re proud of the workspace we have created, and we want our talented staff to stay and grow along with us. That’s why professional development is one of our top priorities. We aspire for excellence within our firm and expect the same level of ambition from you, doing all we can to help you rise to the top.

At the same time, we are always welcoming and supportive to our staff. We treat you with the care, respect and trust you deserve, providing a secure and safe space for you to air any problems or issues you may have. We are dedicated and passionate in providing our staff with whatever they need to develop, whether that be through support, training, or employee benefits.

“We strive to make every working day an opportunity for you to push yourself, develop your skills, enhance your knowledge, to grow and develop within our teams.”

“Everyone is always friendly, helpful and supportive. I look forward coming into work every day to a welcoming and lively office with top-grade, first-class facilities.”

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Corporate Functions

We believe the important work we do to help UK SMEs deserves recognition, especially for exceptional performance. We, therefore, are always quick to celebrate achievements and both personal and professional milestones.

While we set high expectations for dedication and excellence within the firm, we equally are always ready to treat our hardworking employees, ensuring every member of our team feels appreciated. From annual celebrations to charity sports tournaments and regular socials, we like to create opportunities for everyone to come together and build long lasting connections. From the Royal Races at Ascot to our summer and Christmas events, our social gatherings are celebrations of our success and hard work!

Participating in our events is a chance to unwind and broaden your professional network. At Portman, we collaborate with high profile companies and our events serve as valuable networking opportunities, allowing you to raise your profile both in and outside the firm.

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Sports Teams

Our commitment to team building extends to our charity football team: our Portman 5-a-side Football team welcomes any new joiners. Representing Portman in regional and national tournaments, we won the title at the Northampton Business Fives regional tournament and secured the runners up position at the National Business Fives in Manchester.

Being able to play at St Georges Park, the national training ground for the England teams, we consider a huge privilege, and we are always open to for people to help defend our title! Receive your own Portman embroidered kit and be part of our winning tradition with our football team.

FAQs – Careers

Why should I choose Portman?

With our purely meritocratic working culture, we provide clear progression pathways and generously incentivise the achievement of targets. We allow for uncapped success and acceleration at any pace, alongside demonstrable performance. You’ll immediately work with senior colleagues right up to our CEO and Executive Board, offering a rare and valuable development opportunity.

Would I have a lot of contact with Seniors?

Yes. You will be provided with mentoring from our best, whether that be Seniors, Board members or current employees. Working on the same floor as the Executive Board provides an open environment and an opportunity to always drop by for any questions or advice.

What’s your social scene like?

We always want to encourage everyone at Portman to join our annual events, charity activities, and socials. Not only do they allow you to broaden your professional network, but they provide great team building opportunities. From Ascot ladies day to go-karting, meals out and cabaret nights to the Christmas party, we do our best to have something for everyone during the year.

What is the culture like at Portman?

We are looking for proactive, motivated, and ambitious people who are aiming to become the best at what they do. You’ll be welcomed and supported, as well as provided with anything we can to better facilitate your growth and development.

What time does everyone leave the office?

Our working hours are 8:30 until 5:30pm, though there may of course, be days where you will finish later. Whilst you are expected to work hard, we understand the importance of personal time to enjoy your evenings and your family.

How does the interview process work?

Interviews will always take a 2-stage process. An online zoom interview with our COO and HR Manager, followed by an in-person interview with members of our Executive Board and our CCO. Its extremely important to us that we keep expanding with the best people, so our Board are invested in always being part of the process.

When do applications open?

We are always open and willing to consider applications, so send your CV in. Not seeing a vacancy that fits the bill? We’d still love to hear from you.

How do I apply?

Send your CV in, visit our Current Vacancies page.

Current Vacancies