Job Title: Credit Underwriter – Full Time – Permanent – Multiple Roles

Location: Field based in the North (Newcastle/Middlesborough, Manchester, Leeds) with a requirement to visit the North East based Head Office when required

Salary: Up to £70k plus benefits package

About the Company:

Our client is a new to market Challenger Bank with a specialism in Development Finance, both Residential and Commercial. This is a rare opportunity to join a growing and innovative organisation, where you can add value and contribute to its strategic direction.

Job Description:

  • The role holder will be providing underwriting support to a small team of BDMs in the Development Finance arena. Along with the responsibility of underwriting deals up-to £5m in a single scheme it’s likely that the successful candidate will provide a hands-on approach, working with the BD in structuring the deal and attending joint visits to the client

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

  • We are looking for experienced underwriters in the development finance space as well as a demonstrable track record in lending in the wider commercial lending arena.

For more information then please contact Tracy Fletcher on 07852 150953 or by email on tracy@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Investment Executive

Location: Liverpool and the North West

Salary: £55k to £65k

About the Company:
An investment funder who specialises in the SME finance sector by delivering investment funds which help business prosper.   They support businesses by providing loans both long and short term to support their growth and expansion.
 
Job Description: 

The role of the Investment Executive is to originate and source investment deals in line with company criteria.

 
Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred): 
  • Business Development

  • Proven professional network

  • Credit skills in trading businesses

  • Liverpool patch experience

For more information or to send applications please contact Alison Campbell on 07903 018136 or email her on alison@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Head of HR

Location: North West

Salary: Up to £50k plus benefit

About the Company:

Our client is an award winning, highly admired, local mutual building society that is owned and trusted by its members. It’s a great place to work too with a strong sense of family – in a recent Best Companies survey, more than 8 out of 10 colleagues said they were proud to work for the Society, recommending it as a great place to work.

As part of it’s plans to grow and become stronger, they are investing in changes across the business including the launch of a digital platform for members, transforming the branch network and evolving processes to deliver efficiencies for staff and members alike.

They are a socially responsible employer with an unflinching focus on making a positive difference to the lives of members, employees and the local community.

If you’re a proven HR professional, with a real desire to deliver a fantastic service to our people in support of these aims, this could be just the opportunity for you.

Job Description: 

Reporting to the HR Director, you’ll lead the development and execution of all aspects of the Society’s people strategy. You’ll lead a small, highly capable team to deliver great experiences to staff throughout the employee life cycle starting with the recruitment journey and throughout their time. You’ll be a proven top-level communicator, equally comfortable to lead training sessions across the Society or to discuss aspects of the people strategy with the Executive Team. You’ll be an engaging leader of people with a proven ability to stimulate your own team and others. Continuously improving is at the heart of our client and you’ll be flexible and proactive while demanding high standards of yourself and others. Main responsibilities include:

  • Lead, manage and support the HR Team as line manager to 5 highly capable direct reports
  • Develop and own the recruitment and selection processes
  • Enhance the approach to internal development, helping staff to be even better in their current roles and to prepare for their next steps within the organisation.
  • Ensure staff health and wellbeing is at the forefront of all decisions
  • Manage all employee relation issues/cases
  • Oversee payroll activities
  • Provide advice and guidance to line managers across the wider organisation
  • Review and develop the Society’s approach to performance management
  • Proactively support the Society’s work on diversity and inclusion and refining the approach to hybrid working
Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred): 
  • CIPD qualified
  • Significant experience of working at HR Manager level
  • Line management experience

For more information or to send applications, please contact Melanie Phillips on 07538 919456 or via email on melanie@cfrecruitment.co.uk 

Job Title: Business Development/Relationship Manager – Full Time – Permanent – Multiple Roles

Location: Field based in the North (Newcastle/Middlesborough, Manchester, Leeds) with a requirement to visit the North East based Head Office when required

Salary: Up to £85k plus benefits package

About the Company:

Our client is a new to market Challenger Bank with a specialism in Development Finance, both Residential and Commercial. This is a rare opportunity to join a growing and innovative organisation, where you can add value and contribute to its strategic direction.

Job Description:

  • The role holder will be responsible for identifying new to bank clients who are wanting to borrowing up-to £5m on a single development. This will include deal structuring, credit application submission, onboarding as well as a hands-on approach to managing the scheme throughout it’s life cycle.

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

  • We are looking for experienced Development Finance lenders with a track record in lending to SME developers and a strong professional introducer network.

For more information then please contact Tracy Fletcher on 07852 150 953 or email at tracy@cfrecruitment.co.uk.

Job Title: Business Development Manager 

Location: Manchester

Salary: Up to £100k plus benefits

About the Company:
Our client is one of the leading providers of cross-border asset-based lending and leasing finance solutions in the UK. Their current focus is the support of businesses with a sustainable focus, providing a broad range of flexible funding solutions that support SME and Mid-Market businesses in their quest for sustainability. They are also a strong supporter of diversity in the workplace.
 
Job Description: 
We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join their well-established Manchester based team. The role holder will be responsible for originating Asset Based Lending deals in the mid-market arena, generally with a cross-border focus.
 
Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred): 
  • A strong professional network in Manchester is essential for this role.
  • Experience of working in the ABL market is preferred. Candidates with a track record of origination in mainstream mid-market/corporate banking will be considered as long as they can demonstrate a network of suitable introducers

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

Job Title: Management Accountant

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000

About the Company:

Our client is a fintech lending platform providing real estate construction loans. The business is a startup backed by a large US based hedge fund and a management team with over 15 years experience at principal and executive banking level. The business aims to disrupts the normal patterns in their sector by improving the customer journey adopting Fintech to enable this. They are looking to recruit a Qualified Management Accountant or Qualified by Experience Management Accountant to join the team.

Job Description:

This role will report to the Director to support the business to produce and present timely and accurate financial information.

This will be a varied role with duties to include: –

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Monthly reconciliation
  • Balance sheet maintenance and reconciliations
  • Finance and Treasury function for the business
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Commercial sales analysis and reporting
  • Management of business KPIs / book-keeping
  • Any project work
  • Payroll and preparing financial accounts for the company and maintenance of its compliance.
  • Producing accurate balance and statement data for borrowers.
  • Producing financial data for the company’s stakeholders.
  • Preparation and presenting monthly management packs for the Director

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Excellent skills in MS Excel and being able to produce forecasting models
  • Ability to work autonomously and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to present strongly to all stakeholders

If you feel you have the prerequisite skills and experience, then we want to hear from you. Contact Melanie Phillips on melanie@cfrecruitment.co.uk.

Job Title: Head of Credit Operations

Location: North West

Salary: £80-90k

About the Company:

A consumer retailer credit provider, offering interest free finance in a simpler, easier way for both retailers and consumers. They are on a mission to transform the point of sale finance industry through providing innovation and technology. Their aim is to become the most utilised point of sale credit payment technology. Based near Stoke, our client is at the forefront of POS technology and the team are all highly invested in delivering affordable and accessible credit to the consumer. This is a great opportunity to join a new to market proposition with a cutting-edge product

Job Description:

The role holder will be responsible for the full credit lifecycle of both consumer and retailers, from origination, underwriting, account management and arrears management.  Additional responsibilities will include the build of a suite of credit offerings, management of 3rd party collections teams and ownership of any debt sale relationships.

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):

  • Proven background in managing the credit lifecycle
  • Expert knowledge of the Consumer Credit Act and the FCA
  • Capable of presenting and influencing at Board level.
  • Experience of managing budgets

If you feel you have the prerequisite skills and experience, then we want to hear from you. Contact Alison Campbell on alison@cfrecruitment.co.uk or ring her 07903 018136.

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, or a proven Fintech Business developer who is 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 please contact Alison Campbell on alison@cfrecruitment.co.uk or ring her on 07903 018136.