Blog

Senior Backend Engineer – Crypto / Blockchain

Our client is an established and rapidly expanding global cryptocurrency & payments platform. Their mission is to move the world to digital currencies. They are growing their team and looking for an experienced head of backend engineering and 2-3 senior backend engineers. The roles require a high level of initiative and expertise in technical infrastructure, software development, security and finance.

 

We are looking for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and excellent communication skills combined with a high level of technical engineering expertise. Ideally you have experience of 

 

The roles can be remote, semi-remote or based in their London office.

 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with all teams within the business to ensure technical needs are met and planned for
  • Architect and implement new features as required by internal and external API consumers
  • Maintain and improve performance of existing backend code bases
  • Maintain and improve policies relating to backend code quality and security
  • Manage and assist teams requiring devops support

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience of working in a Crypto / Blockchain environment
  • Infrastructure tools experience preferred:

Kubernetes, AWS EC2/VPC/ELB, General Networking

  • Programming languages:

Java, Groovy, JavaScript

  • Frameworks:

Spring, Spring Boot, Grails, JAX-RS / REST, OpenAPI

  • Databases:

MySQL compatible, Athena

  • A higher qualification or equivalent professional qualifications relating to computer science (preferred but not required)
  • Minimum 5 years previous experience in a business environment
  • Finance industry experience
  • Extremely detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

 

CEO / Founders Associate – FinTech / Consumer Finance

Job description

Why this is a great job:

Because this is not a job. We are looking for a business and sparring partner that can help grow our clients business from a Series B stage company to a global banking giant – the first of its kind, focused solely on Emerging Markets. You will be working with a driven A Player team that sees their business as their once in a lifetime opportunity to build an unicorn.

 

THE TEAM

You will be a part of a small elite team within the CEOs Office. Your missions will evolve around the highest priority items in the company and you will be tasked to inform high stake decisions, execute highly complex projects. Previous examples include Identifying new business opportunities, developing products, leading teams.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Lead high priority projects to ensure the achievement of objectives and key results
  • Enjoy great autonomy allowing you to identify problems, carry out analysis, design solutions and execute them
  • Design and build leading processes and products
  • Work on multiple projects in parallel that will require you to be adaptable across multiple functions
  • Some previous projects have involved identifying new business opportunities, leading product teams, and hiring talented peopl

 

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 5+ years of work experience in a fast-paced FinTech environment (start-up / strategy consulting / investment banking)
  • Previous entrepreneurial experiences are a strong plus
  • High willingness to travel and get stuff done
  • You have a track record of being a top performer in several different areas
  • You can break complex problems into smaller ones and enjoy working with data to facilitate your work
  • You are curious in nature and passionate about making an impact
  • You can demonstrate this through various projects you have been involved in
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skillsIdeally, you hold a STEM or another highly quantitative degree from a globally recognised university

 

Senior Internal Audit Position – Global Financial SAAS Business
Location: Brighton

Introduction:
This is the first audit role in EMEA. With the support of the team in the US, it will involve setting up the department and the sox implementation, as well as looking at the internal controls and risk assessments.

Our client is a highly profitable very fast-growing innovative global company offering excellent long term career prospects both in the UK and internationally.

Job Duties:

Develop and maintain standardized best practices, policies, and systems for Internal Audit.
Assist in the development of a risk-based audit plan.
Develop project objects, scope and audit programs.
Perform audit assessments evaluating the design and effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting (includes financial controls and IT general controls) as part of The Company’s SOX program.
Prepare clear, concise written reports on audit results and findings.
Work closely with process owners to ensure corrective action plans are in place to remediate gaps or deficiencies.
Perform follow up audits to ensure remediation of findings and report the status of remediation efforts.
Develop and deliver training over Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 and other audit areas.
Assist in the coordination with external auditors on their annual audit plan and facilitate with the affected teams to minimize the impact.
Assist with internal investigations regarding financial reporting matters as they arise.
Provide audit perspective to special projects assigned, including data analytics, business and asset acquisitions, financing transactions.

Qualifications:​

Five or more years of related job experience, including experience in public accounting.
Proven and thorough knowledge of US GAAP, COSO internal control framework, PCAOB audit standards, and other regulatory requirements.
Outstanding knowledge of internal control concepts and experience evaluating and determining the adequacy of controls.
Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to connect with individuals at all levels in the organization.
Critical qualities to be successful include:
Excellent analytical skills
Effectively able to direct and prioritize multiple and complex projects to completion within deadlines
Strong attention to detail
Encourage and demonstrate a spirit of continuous improvement
High integrity and ethical standards

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field required. Master’s in Audit, Accounting or Business preferred.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) credential required (or actively working towards).
Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other related certification preferred.
Public company experience strongly desired.
Experience with Galvanize High bond and ACL Analytics strongly preferred.

 

EMEA Head of Regulatory

EMEA Head of Regulatory

Our client is a leading international FinTech / Blockchain company with a strong continued growth strategy.

As part of their continued development, we are actively searching for a new EMEA Head of Regulatory to be based in their EMEA HQ in Luxembourg.

This is a senior role, highly visible and with strategic influence. You will lead the management team in the continued rollout of the EMEA Regulatory framework and be responsible for all regulatory matters in Luxembourg and Europe.

 

Candidate Profile:

8-12 years Regulatory experience in Luxembourg

Regulatory experience in other EU countries preferred

Experience of working in the FinTech / Online Payment / Blockchain / Crypto space.

For more information please apply with a copy of your CV.

Senior Relationship Manager / Business Development. Banking Partnerships

Senior Relationship Manager / Business Development. Banking Partnerships

Market leading FinTech Company

London

 

Introduction:

 

Reporting to the VP Banking, the Relationship Manager is responsible for managing strategic bank and PSP supplier partnerships in the UK and in time, across Europe. The role works closely with other functions across the business, including Sales, Product, Operations, Compliance, Strategy and Finance.

 

Job Description:

 

Relationship management:

  • Build and maintain an excellent relationship with banks and PSPs at all levels
  • Partner with various stakeholders across the business the ensure the smooth day to day running of bank relationships
  • Manage the schedule of business reviews appropriate for each provider
  • Develop account development plans in collaboration with banks and PSPs to maximize benefits for our customers, our business, and our partners
  • Work with the Compliance team to fully understand the requirements from banks and PSPs, ensuring we are in line with their requirements, and complete audits and ongoing reviews in a timely manner
  • Manage operational incidents and compliance queries from our bank partners, seeking to minimise friction for our clients, providers, and operational teams
  • Work with other functions within the business to ensure our partners have a first-class experience whenever they interact with us

 

Contract Management:

  • Manage the commercial relationship with the bank
  • Ensure contracts are up to date and accurate, proactively managing renewals
  • Continually review pricing and negotiate reductions where appropriate
  • Review our volumes against bank invoices to ensure that these are accurate
  • Review bank performance against SLAs
  • Manage user access to accounts, ensuring that the correct people have timely access
  • Identify opportunities and propose changes to contracts depending on product performance and negotiated fees

 

New Partner Implementation:

  • Manage the handover from the New Bank Team of newly signed Bank partners
  • Work with various stakeholders, especially in product and operations to bring new bank providers live as quickly as possible
  • Map out the new bank provider onboarding journey, identify inefficiencies and blockages, and work with the relevant parties to resolve

 

Skills, knowledge & experience:

  • Minimum 4 years in a related role within Banking / Fintech
  • Demonstrated success in managing commercial relationships
  • Understanding of the payment and/or banking space preferred
  • Experience working in a rapidly changing and expanding organization preferred
  • Develop and manage a strong connection and communication line between yourself and all relevant stakeholders in the wider business
  • Have a full understanding of the company structure, shareholders, stakeholders, and the compliance process and procedures
  • Undergraduate degree required

General Counsel, EMEA – FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

General Counsel, EMEA – FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

 

Location: London, Luxembourg or Amsterdam

 

Introduction:

 

Our client is an innovative FinTech company – part of a global company providing financial services for eCommerce.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Corporate Legal Counsel to become the General Counsel EMEA for the New FinTech operation and Associate General Counsel for the entire Group.

 

Candidate Profile:

 

10 Years experience as a corporate legal counsel

Experience of working in eCommerce / online payments / FinTech

Entrepreneurial spirit

Very business driven

Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Career driven

 

If you are interested to find out more, please apply with an English version of your CV

Head of Sales – FinTech

Job Title: Head of Sales- FinTech
Location: Central London
Salary: £50,000 to £70,000 (OTE: £100,000-£110,000) and Excellent Benefits

About The Company
Our client is an original idea Fin-Tech company based in Central London. As a the Head of Sales you will be assisting the UK CEO in setting up the UK divison. Our FinTech client are an app based Start-Up, working effectively to make a name for themselves in a competitive and old fashioned market. They operate as a buy now, pay later app with no added interest. As the Head of Sales you will be working on major projects to bring new clients in, from predominately in the retail industry.
About The Head of Sales Role
As the Head of Sales for a market leading Fin-Tech company you will have an exciting opportunity to develop both your technical and client servicing skills in an established Fin-Tech environment. This is a rapidly growing market, offering lucrative rewards.

Key Responsibilities for Head of Sales:
* Devise Business Development plans to implement, and autonomy to carry out in own manor
* Strategically identify new business opportunities through face-to-face client meetings, client lunches and professional networking events
* Hunt your own leads and maintain strong market knowledge
* Control of the 360 degree sale life cycle multinational clients

About You
If you are currently in a FinTech role or are currently working as a Head of Sales this is the ideal step in your Sales career.
Essential Skills and Competencies of the Head of Sales:
* 4+ years’ sales experience
* Ideally experience of selling Fin-Tech or Financial services / e-commerce
* Client facing experience from previous new business wins and account development desirable
The Head of Sales receives a highly competitive salary paying from £50,000 to £70,000 with £100,000- £110,000 OTE depending on experience.

FinTech – Head of Marketing

Company Description:

 

This exciting B2C product fintech startup helps people to save for the bigger moments without compromising on the smaller things in life. They’re approaching their launch stage to beta users, with the MVP product ready to go, and are looking to add a product marketing executive to their growing team! Job Description

 

For this role we ideally look for:

 

  • Someone who enjoys meaningful work and want to shape the future of finance through innovative tech for good solutions
  • Enthusiasm for content creation on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
  • Ability to explore new marketing channels beyond the obvious and create innovative campaigns
  • Understanding of various digital/social media marketing
  • Identifying and establishing a strong professional link with influencers
  • Ability to sell our product vision to our early adopters
  • Outgoing personality and proactive attitude towards your work
  • Creativity and ability to learn fast
  • Ability to work with time and budget constraints Bonus points for:
  • Experience using Adobe Photoshop and Indesign (or similar tools)
  • Past projects using social media marketing strategies and tools
  • Experience in content creation on platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, Youtube
  • Experience writing newsletters, blogs, and building a community

Product Manager – FinTech

DESCRIPTION – Senior Product Manager – FinTech

 

Currently recruiting in London

 

My client is a leading global FinTech in the online lending space. Their mission is to empower small and medium-sized businesses with tailored finance, allowing them to focus on what really matters. They are now in an exciting growth phase and are looking for enthusiastic and creative individuals who want to make a difference and want to disrupt the status quo.

 

The Role

 

As a Product Manager you will take ownership of your team’s product roadmap and manage the end to end delivery of new features. To be successful you’ll collaborate with a talented team of engineering, commercial, and of course product colleagues. You’ll also become an expert on customers, by analysing data, curating feedback across multiple channels, and by speaking directly to customers. You will enjoy this role if you care about helping small businesses succeed, you enjoy creating innovative technology, and you want to see ideas quickly shipped into production.

 

Key Accountabilities for the Senior Product Manager – FinTech

  • Own the product roadmap for your team, and be responsible for setting priorities, backed up by data and customer feedback
  • Be the voice of your customers, and ensure a high quality customer experience
  • Work closely with software engineers and turn requirements into wireframes, specifications and user stories
  • Work with stakeholders across the business to identify new opportunities and help them understand how technology can better achieve their goals
  • Manage the end-to-end delivery cycle of product features, including roll-out to customers and across the internal team

 

Key Requirements for the Senior Product Manager – FinTech

  • 5yrs plus product management experience, ideally in B2B and within FinTech/ Financial services
  • Proven project management and communication skills, ideally working in a fast-paced/start-up environment
  • Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to leadership
  • You’ll have experience building solutions for end customers and managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • UX design
  • Analytical skills will also be viewed as a plus, especially in understanding data (e.g. Excel, R, Python, SQL)
  • You must have right to work in the UK
  • Prior experience using Agile methodologies such as Scrum

 

Benefits:

  • Be part of a dynamic, driven and international team based in the centre of London, with strong career progression and the opportunity to grow with the business. A startup atmosphere in an established company environment with flat hierarchies – meaning you’ll be expected, and encouraged, to contribute yourideas.
  • A collaborative working culture with regular brainstorms, stand-ups and inter-departmental gatherings.
  • Training and development budgets which can be used for relevant training and courses to ensure continuous professional development.
  • A great company culture with regular social activities, tech talks and health and charity initiatives.
  • Fresh fruit, drinks and snacks
  • Private health and dental insurance
  • Above average employer pension contribution

COO – Chief Operating Officer

Position: COO – Chief Operating Officer

Company: High Growth Fintech Company

Location: London / Berlin

Salary: GBP 150 – 250 K Depending on Experience

 

Job Description:

 

An exciting, high growth Fintech company who are built on cutting edge technology is currently searching for an exceptional Chief Operating Officer to join the team. This is an extremely important role for the company and will overall contribute to the growth and expansion plans they have in place.

As the COO, you will help shape and oversee the systems, processes and people necessary to underpin the business operations and deliver to the forecast revenue, expense budgets and timing.

 

You will be responsible for ensuring the business delivers on its promises to clients, including uptime and that customer feedback is always excellent.

This is a critical role for the organisation. This is a perfect opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced Fintech Chief Operating Officer to join this already successful and high growth company.

 

Essential Candidate Profile:

The successful candidates core capability will be in FinTech operations and technology, both in development and product management

Deep understanding of financial technology and software development, delivery, project management disciplines are crucial

You will have a successful background in running operations unit to ensure non-IT processes are delivered to and quality

Experience in having the responsibility for mitigating risk and meeting all compliance & legal requirements

Overall Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Strategy
  • People Leadership
  • Technology Development
  • Operations
  • Management Boards
  • Qualifications & Expertise
  • Deep understanding of the Financial Services Sector
  • Experience managing IT Units and managing major IT Implementation projects
  • Strong operations experience

Demonstrate an appropriate level of technical skills

Specialism: COO, Chief Operating Officer, Fintech, Technology, IT, Operations, Software Development, Strategy, People Leadership, Financial Services, Banking, Fintech, Insurance