Job Title:  Interim Head of Credit (12 months FTC)
Location:  London with some hybrid working arrangements
Salary:  Up to £65k
 
About the Company: 
 
A socially responsible bank of choice for people who want their money to make a difference. Their client acquisition strategy targets businesses and individuals who “put good before greed and people before profit.” They are proud of their ethos to provide products that meet a genuine need and lend responsibly. Their priority in business is to lend to charities, businesses and not-for-profits delivering positive social impact in the UK. 75% of their profits are gifted to charity, supporting people whose lives have been affected by emergencies, disasters, poverty and social inequality.
 
Job Description: 
 
The role holder will be responsible for overseeing the bank’s credit, including risk appetite, policies, procedures and internal controls. There will be a personal discretionary authority attached to the role to be used to make credit decisions as well as providing second line oversight for colleagues where appropriate. The role includes responsibility of the operation of the banks Credit Committee, as well as oversight and control of a number of other functions including credit related processes, risk appetite and credit and risk related training.
 
Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred): Our ideal candidate will have:
  • Minimum 7 years commercial lending credit underwriting experience
  • Excellent credit risk analysis skills as well as a good awareness of the broader risk categories such as operational, financial crime and conduct risk.
  • Thorough understanding of the credit cycles in relation to general business
  • A good understanding of debt recovery and realisation of security
  • Exposure to some of the following:  charities, not for profit, healthcare, social housing and faith-based organisations.

For more information or to send applications then contact Tracy Fletcher on tracy@cfrecruitment.co.uk or ring her on 07852 150 953.

Job Title: Business Development Manager 

Location: Various across the UK

Salary: Up to £70k depending plus benefits

About the Company:
Our client is a specialist invoice finance provider who is currently developing a supplier finance proposition, using market leading technology.
 
Job Description: 
We are looking for an experienced business developer to identify and onboard new supply chain finance clients, location flexible but must be prepared to travel to Manchester from time to time.
 
Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred): 
Our ideal candidate will be an experienced cashflow lender, used to operating in at least the mid-market arena, and comfortable dealing with CFO/CEOs. Key skills will include oral and written communication, balance sheet interpretation and the ability to present to an audience.

 

For more information or to send applications then contact Tracy Fletcher on tracy@cfrecruitment.co.uk or ring her on 07852 150 953.

Job Title: Client Manager – Asset Based Lending

Location: Hybrid working – mix of office and home working – Must be based on patch – London/North London or Home Counties

Salary: Up to £65,000 + Car Allowance + Discretionary Bonus

About the Company:

Our client are a hugely successful and well-known challenger bank operating within the SME landscape. They have a nationwide reach and cover most aspects of commercial banking. They have had an extremely successful year, in spite of the pandemic, and so are looking for an ABL Client Manager to join their busy team.

Job Description:

As ABL Client Manager, you’ll be looking after a portfolio of circa 25 clients with funds out up to £7.5M. You will be the first port of call for all client queries and cross-selling opportunities.

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

    • You must have demonstrable experience in the ABL space, with knowledge of the full ABL proposition
    • You must  have demonstrable experience in a similar role managing clients
    • You must possess a comprehensive understanding of ABL product range and procedures.

Job Title: Client Manager – Asset Based Lending

Location: Hybrid working – mix of office and home working – Must be based on patch – London/North London or Home Counties

Salary: Up to £65,000 + Car Allowance + Discretionary Bonus

About the Company:

Our client are a hugely successful and well-known challenger bank operating within the SME landscape. They have a nationwide reach and cover most aspects of commercial banking. They have had an extremely successful year, in spite of the pandemic, and so are looking for an ABL Client Manager to join their busy team.

Job Description:

As ABL Client Manager, you’ll be looking after a portfolio of circa 25 clients with funds out up to £7.5M. You will be the first port of call for all client queries and cross-selling opportunities.

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

    • You must have demonstrable experience in the ABL space, with knowledge of the full ABL proposition
    • You must  have demonstrable experience in a similar role managing clients
    • You must possess a comprehensive understanding of ABL product range and procedures.

If you feel you have the prerequisite skills and experience, then we want to hear from you. Contact Alison Campbell on 07903 018 136 or email her at alison@cfrecruitment.co.uk.

Job Title: Developer – Payment Applications

Location: London

Salary: Contract, Competitive day rate

About the Company:

Our client is a new to market retail bank, in the process of establishing its small bank, banking licence. They are developing a payment & wellbeing platform designed to reward customers for keeping healthy Their belief is that in order to live a healthier and wealthier lifestyle, there is a correlation between day-to-day lifestyle decisions and our financial wellbeing. A truly innovative approach to banking and health.

Job Description:

Working with the wider organisation to develop an application capable of making payments that falls within banking and payments frameworks.

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

  • Expert in banking products and payments
  • Knowledge and previous experience of setting up a payment platform, including:
    • Knowledge of relevant partners
    • Potential obstacles and how to overcome these
  • Experience in Swift, Node JS, JS, Kotlin, IOS Swift, MongoDB, AWS Amazon
  • Experience of working with banking apps

If you feel you have the prerequisite skills and experience, then we want to hear from you. Contact Sophie Cooper on sophie@cfrecruitment.co.uk or ring her on 07432 582 338.

Job Title: Senior Lead Developer

Location: London based – but with some remote working

Salary: Up to £100k Full Time – Negotiable for contract

About the Company:

Our client is a new to market retail bank, in the process of establishing its small bank, banking licence. They are developing a payment & wellbeing platform designed to reward customers for keeping healthy Their belief is that in order to live a healthier and wealthier lifestyle, there is a correlation between day-to-day lifestyle decisions and our financial wellbeing. A truly innovative approach to banking and health.

Job Description:

  • Defining and implementing the IT strategy
  • Creating and maintaining IT policies
  • Setting up and managing IT procedures and controls
  • Developing and testing the Business Community Plan
  • Working with Compliance and Legal teams to implement compliance processes
  • Development and maintenance of the Platform

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

  • Degree educated
  • Experience in Swift, Node JS, JS, Kotlin, IOS Swift, MongoDB, AWS Amazon
  • Experience of working with banking apps, including FX and APIs
  • Start-up experience
  • Knowledge of retail banking products

If you feel you have the prerequisite skills and experience, then we want to hear from you. Contact Sophie Cooper on sophie@cfrecruitment.co.uk or ring her on 07432 582 338.

Job Title:Lead Customer Experience

Location: Central London

Salary: Up to £35,000 plus some benefits

About the Company:

Our client is a digital invoice factoring company bringing fairness to SME funding.  Started by experts from the invoice finance sector and digital specialists, the platform allows SMEs to get their invoices funded within minutes, levering data from Credit Reference Agencies, from Open Banking and from other sources.

Funding comes from investors, who can chose at what level of risk to invest.

SMEs come to the platform from our partnerships with UK corporates who introduce us to their suppliers:  for the SMEs to have a good experience is key therefore both for themselves but also for our corporate partners.

The platform therefore benefits all stakeholders: SME get their invoices paid swiftly and without having to pay high fees frequently associated with Alternative Finance, corporate partners protect their suppliers and investors have a new asset class in which to invest.

The business is launching in Summer 2021, and expects to grow swiftly on the back of already agreed partnerships.

If you want to join an exciting team changing the face of SME funding, with room to grow, and aren’t scared of creating your own structure, then we want to talk to you.

Job Description:

  • A key role in ensuring the success of the business.
  • Helping SMEs complete the online process, thereby both ensuring they, and the corporate partners, are happy with the performance of the platform.
  • Initially a player manager role.
  • After 3 months the opportunity to build a team, to around half a dozen in 2022, and more beyond.
  • The role will initially report into the CTO, but over time is expected to report into the CEO.
  • Team management, initially virtually but eventually F2F.

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

  • The role requires both understanding of financial products and a high level of empathy.
  • You will likely have worked in customer service for 5+ years, and preferably already had some level of team management.
  • It is likely you will have worked in financial services, and given the company is FCA regulated you will be well versed in TCF and other key outcomes required by the regulator.
  • Versatile and resourceful as this company is a start-up you should be ready to roll your sleeves up, and may well need to lend a hand in areas not directly linked to your role: all hands on deck means all hands!

If you feel you have the prerequisite skills and experience, then we want to hear from you. Contact Tracy Fletcher on tracy@cfrecruitment.co.uk or ring her on 07852 150953

Job Title: Business Development Manager (Multiple Roles)

Location: Flexible

Salary: £50 – 70k depending on experience plus benefits

Description: We are looking for at least 2 business development professionals with experience of working within financial services to join a fast-paced new to market fintech. Ideally we are looking for individuals with a network and strong connections within healthcare or the education sector, either within a payments, card services or cash management arena.

For more information or to send applications then contact Tracy Fletcher on tracy@cfrecruitment.co.uk or ring her on 07852 150 953.

Agricultural Relationship Manager for a Bank
Locations:  London & the South-East
Must have an Agricultural Background – Non-Banking profiles will be considered.
Full details will be discussed on application
Contact Alison Campbell on alison@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Private Banker

Location: London

Salary: Attractive Package Available for right candidate

About the Company:

An innovative and growing challenger bank who specialise in supporting SME business owners, property entrepreneurs and family businesses across the UK.

Their specialism lies predominantly in the property finance space, although they are currently implementing a new ABL offering. They have recruited a number of experts in this field to shape the products and take them to market.

Our client have worked hard to expand their UK reach and now have offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Redhill and Edinburgh.

They are committed to exceptional customer service and prides themselves on the relationships they have built over the years. They have existed in their current format since 2018 but have been building the business since 1985.

Job Description:

In this role, you’ll be responsible for working closely with high net worth business owners to assist them with bespoke lending requirements. You will seek to understand their ambitions and provide the best possible solution for them. You’ll be highly analytical and be able to effectively analyse and interpret accounts and review balance sheets to assess affordability.

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

  • Must have CEMAP qualification
  • Must have experience in a similar role working with and assisting HNW individuals
  • Have demonstrable lending experience
  • Possess the ability to interpret a set of accounts and review balance sheets
  • Be extremely customer-centric and strive to provide the best possible solutions

For more information then please contact Sophie Cooper on 07432 582 338 or by email on sophie@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Social Media Executive

Location: London SW1X

Salary: £40k

About the Company:

A respected Bank that promoted Wellness and Mental Health

Job Description:

Our client our looking for a Social Media Executive to support a new financial wellbeing platform, offering a multi-currency global account with a full suite of financial tools. You will need to nurture and grow the brand and know how to do this across all social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube).

You must have a solid social media background that includes content creation, technical campaign running and a thorough understanding of analytics (ideally in the financial technology industry) and will have a passion for all things health and wellbeing.

Duties will include: –

  • Create, source and schedule engaging, innovative and creative content in line with the brand
  • Ensure all social media content across all channels is consistent and on-brand
  • Advise and guide on the best social media approach and activity to deliver the required results of strengthened engagement with our target audience.
  • Have a thorough understanding on how to run effective Facebook ads
  • Brief and work with graphic designers to produce and create new content
  • Monitor campaigns; analysing, reviewing, and reporting on campaign effectiveness each month
  • Monitor and report on performance metrics and recommend how we continue to improve reach and engagement with the right audience
  • Monitor social channels
  • Research market activity to identify opportunities for engagement
  • Identify opportunities where we can repurpose content and share or engage with others

For more information then please contact Melanie Phillips on 07538 919456 or by email on melanie@cfrecruitment.co.uk