Job Title: Senior Auditor (ABL)

Location: Negotiable

Salary: Negotiable

About the Company:  

Our client is a growing UK specialist bank that challenges the conventional approach of the mainstream banks. Established in 2011 this true Challenger Bank specialises in niche lending markets for SME and mid-market clients, including property, ABL and Leasing. They are also a market leading provider of blockchain and wholesale facilities for smaller financial institutions. They also offer competitive personal products including personal loans and savings accounts. Their total lending stands at £7.1 billion and they have raised more than £6.9 billion in deposits from both personal and business customers as at December 2020.

Job Description:  

  • Responsible for management of the ABL Audit team to deliver strong risk management over underlying collateral.
  • Allocation of the in life client audits to the internal team and approved outsourcers to ensure completion to required matrix conditions.
  • Liaising with Corporate Lending teams in respect of completing new business survey reviews.
  • Ensure appropriate levels of reporting and monitoring is in place in respect of managing the ABL audit requirements and productivity.
  • Management of the External suppliers of Audit/Survey services utilising where internal capacity requires outsourcing.
  • Team/people Management of the ABL Audit team.

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):  

  •  A proven track record of at least 5-years experience in an Invoice Discounting and ABL lending environment.
  • A comprehensive understanding of receivables finance and asset based products

Please contact Alison Campbell for more information on 07903 018136 or email her on alison@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Asset Manager – Asset Finance

Location: Negotiable

Salary: Up to £75k

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:  

Our client is seeking an experienced Asset Manager who will be responsible for setting Residual Values and monitoring existing RV risk

Skills and experience needed (essential or preferred):  

  • Knowledge of the UK transport sector would be considered an advantage, with a specific focus upon the TfL Bus market
  • Awareness of the likely impact of ESG factors on road transport
  • Knowledge of asset management, assets and asset environments and asset appraisal
  • Knowledge of national and international economic, society and industry-specific trends
  • Knowledge of UK asset finance

Please contact Alison Campbell for more information on 07903 018136 or email her on alison@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Relationship Manager – Invoice FInance

Location: London

Salary: £40k-£60k DOE

An opportunity has arisen for a skilled and experienced Relationship Manager to join a disruptive and forward-thinking bank in their Invoice Finance team, looking after a lucrative portfolio of clients across London. In this role, you will become immersed in the everyday mechanics of your clients and assist them in making their companies as profitable as possible.

You’ll do this by understanding the individual Invoice Finance needs of the customer, ensuring that the relationship created by the Business Development team is maintained. In addition, you will carry out regular reviews for your customers to ensure you are giving them amazing service and that they have access to all of the amazing services that the bank offers.

To be considered for this role, you must:

  • Be completely passionate and 100% dedicated to providing unrivalled customer service to your clients
  • Have a strong understanding and demonstrable experience in Invoice Finance gained in a similar role
  • Be able to spot risks and understand what this means for you, your customers and wider stakeholders
  • Have the ability to learn quickly in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Have experience of identifying and meeting and exceeding customer’s Invoice Finance needs whilst resolving complex queries whilst working with your wider bank stakeholders

In return, you’ll be part of a fun, supportive and forward-thinking team within a bank that has developed and is continuing to develop an outstanding reputation. You will be eligible for a performance related bonus and an enviable benefits package too, alongside a competitive salary.

If you are up for a new challenge and possess the skills required, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply via the link of get in touch with Lucy Done at Campbell & Fletcher Recruitment for more information. 

If you are up for a new challenge and possess the skills required, we’d love to hear from you! Please contact us for more information or to send applications please contact Lucy on lucy@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Remote working Area’s preferred London or Midlands

Salary: Up to £60k

About the Company:

Our client is a Fintech lending platform providing real estate construction loans. The business is a start-up backed by a large US based hedge fund. The business aims to disrupts the normal patterns in their sector by improving the customer journey adopting Fintech to enable this

 
Job Description: 

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for managing long term profitable relationships with Key Business Introducers and direct clients in the Bridging and Development finance market. With exceptional customer service you will be focusing on managing existing relationships and supporting the addition of new relationships, as well as supporting the Directors of the business when required.

  • Develop and maintain your introducer/broker network ad direct client base through outstanding relationship management.
  • With effective and targeted networking, enhance and solidify our client in the market
  • Provide an outstanding level of service to clients and brokers as evidenced through positive feedback and repeat business
  • Ensure all new business is managed by yourself to the point of drawdown effectively and efficiently to increase net new revenue for the business
  • Consider and assess all your new business enquiries received from your network and support the Directors in the assessment of proposals received from the wider network
  • Ensure you thoroughly and robustly apply the credit appetite to the assessment of new business proposals
  • Present considered proposals to the Directors with accuracy and a sound appreciation of the key risks of the proposal

Skills and Experience needed (essential or preferred) :-

  • You will have a demonstratable knowledge of real estate bridge and development finance lending space.
  • You will have a proven ability to provide an outstanding level of customer service to clients and brokers
  • You will be able to speak with confidence and knowledge about the bridge and development finance market, real estate market
  • You will have the ability to identify new business opportunities from within the existing brokers and client base as well as your wider professional network
  • You will be able to assess, consider and explore a range of proposals from purchase bridges to multi storey construction projects, identify the key risks and mitigates of these proposals and present a succinct recommendation of the rational for progressing a case
  • Strong Interpersonal skills (Networking, Negotiation, Presentation, Influencing)
  • Highly motivated and organised.
  • Strong Business Development and relationship management skills.
  • Strong Business Case writing skills
  • Strong Excel skills

For more information or to send applications please contact Melanie on melanie@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Credit Controller

Location: Basildon, Essex

Salary: £26k

About the Company:

A trail blazing Challenger Bank, our client is one of the biggest success stories in the industry, launching a new bank back in 2010. They are truly a service driven bank, with convenient opening hours, super-quick account opening, on the spot card printing as well as a 24/7 London-based contact centre. As well as personal banking this outstanding bank also services the business community, from sole traders to large corporations, offering a range of products including credit, loan, asset and invoice financing options.

 
Job Description: 
  • Building relationships with customers over the phone, via email and in writing
  • Assessing our customer’s ability to repay the money
  • Contacting customers to follow up on outstanding repayments
  • Making sure confidential customer data is handled sensitively and accurately, preventing any risk to our customers and the bank
  • Offering fantastic customer service, handling complex queries delicately and with confidence
  • Reporting information to the Relationship Managers and Directors ahead of client reviews and audits

Skills and Experience needed (essential or preferred) :-

  • Experience of working in a credit control environment, preferably in the financial or accounting fields
  • Excellent eye for detail, this is essential to making sure we are doing the right thing for our customers
  • Ideal candidate would be able to prioritise multiple commitments effectively

For more information or to send applications please contact Melanie Phillips on melanie@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: HR, Learning and Development Manager

Location: Leeds

Salary: Up to £60k 

About the Company:

An established alternative finance provider specialising providing short-term lending and invoice finance to SMEs throughout the UK. Based predominantly in the North our client is well-respected with a very strong and experienced management team. The company has enjoyed consistent growth in the 10 years it has been trading and boasts an enviable reputation for being both a great employer and a fair and transparent lender. Now expanding its operation into the Midlands and beyond.

 
Job Description: 

To work with the leadership team and business wide on the development and implementation of HR strategic and operational plans. To act as a point of contact across the business for HR related matters and employee relations issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop “trusted advisor” status relationships with the leadership team to influence the HR agenda and strategy
  • Work across the business to develop and deliver HR plans which are aligned with the needs of the business
  • Provide “thought leadership” information, advice and guidance in response to challenges within the employment markets and offer guidance and advice in relation to team structures, staffing models and resourcing
  • Utilise HR metrics to provide a platform for improving efficiencies, increasing colleague engagement levels and developing a HR business which delivers value to the group
  • Own the on boarding process for all new colleagues to ensure they feel a high level of engagement within the group
  • Further develop and enhance the groups performance management system, appraisal system and develop an enhanced learning and development framework
  • Build and implement a succession planning model

Skills and Experience needed (essential or preferred) :-

  • The successful candidate will ideally be fully CIPD qualified and have a good amount of experience in the field in a financial services environment.
  • Experience of organisational development, change management and stakeholder management with a proven track record in coaching, motivating, influencing and empowering.
  • Good commercial acumen with the ability to contribute to the wider business and HR agenda.
  • Solution oriented with an energetic and positive outlook. Pragmatic, robust and resourceful, with the ability to adapt quickly to different situations and personalities
  • Confident, with the ability to challenge constructively, combined with a level of resilience

For more information or to send applications please contact Melanie Phillips on melanie@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Risk and Relationship Manager

Location: Manchester or Leeds

Salary: Up to £50k plus additional benefits and bonus

About the Company:

An established alternative finance provider specialising providing short-term lending and invoice finance to SMEs throughout the UK. Based predominantly in the North our client is well-respected with a very strong and experienced management team. The company has enjoyed consistent growth in the 10 years it has been trading and boasts an enviable reputation for being both a great employer and a fair and transparent lender. Now expanding its operation into the Midlands and beyond.

 
Job Description: 

The role holder will be responsible for ensuring new business and existing facilities are underwritten and operating in accordance with policies and procedures. They will support the Risk Director in delivery of a robust risk framework as well as managing a portfolio of higher risk and insolvent clients.

Skills and Experience needed (essential or preferred) :-

  • Commercial banking experience essential
  • Experience of relationship managing SME clients in financial difficulty
  • Sound understanding of all asset classes, with property in particular being a preference

For more information or to send applications please contact Tracy Fletcher on 07852 150953 or via email on tracy@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Regulated Training and Support Officer

Location: Selby

Salary: Up to £27k 

About the Company:

Our client is a successful Financial Services firm who operate in the Commercial Finance , Regulated Mortgage and Protection Insurance markets. They offer a broad range of services to clients and Network Partners.

 
Job Description: 

The ideal candidate will help & support the Regulated Brokers and provide a hands on advice and support and where required. You will provide formal training support to the Regulated Mortgage and Protection team and will be responsible for completing case observations and role plays as necessary with newly qualified Advisers pre-CAS status

You will make recommendations to the Compliance Committee with full supporting evidence provided for the granting of CAS status to newly qualified Advisers and carry out case file checks on Regulated Mortgage and Protection Insurance files in accordance with the Company declared schedule of case file checking.

Provide all necessary reports and Management Information regarding file checks to the Compliance Committee

Skills and Experience needed (essential or preferred) :-

  • CMAP qualified
  • Experience of conducting regulated mortgage File checks
  • Excellent communication skills – maintaining a high level of professional conduct with internal and external stakeholders
  • Outstanding organisational and time-management skills

For more information or to send applications please contact Melanie Phillips on melanie@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Compliance Officer

Location: Selby

Salary: Up to £35k 

About the Company:

Our client is a successful Financial Services firm who operate in the Commercial Finance , Regulated Mortgage and Protection Insurance markets. They offer a broad range of services to clients and Network Partners.

 
Job Description: 

They are looking for a Compliance Officer to join the team, the core focus of the role will to provide compliance training, support and guidance to all Network Partners and ensure that standards are fully met. Some of the duties will include:-

  • To ensure all Network Partners operate within the regulatory permissions held by the Company
  • Complete pre – contract checks and regular compliance reviews with Network Partners
  • To ensure that the Company fully discharges its Regulatory and Compliance obligations to the FCA
  • To collate and manage the provision of reporting information to the FCA using the Connect and RegData interfaces
  • To provide regular routine management information to the Directors of the Company
  • To update staff and Network Partners on changes to FCA regulatory policies
  • To work closely with our Training officer in delivering Compliance training modules and content to Network Partners

Skills and Experience needed (essential or preferred) :-

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent , any formal Finance sector qualifications would be advantageous
  • Commercial Finance, Regulated Mortgage / Protection or IFA sector experience operating in a regulatory and compliance focussed position – 3 years minimum
  • Understanding of the FCA Regulatory Framework and general principals of business
  • Understanding of the Financial Ombudsman Service ( FOS)
  • Experience in using and interpretation of the FCA handbookKnowledge of and experience using the FCA Connect registration system
  • Knowledge and experience using the FCA RegData reporting system
  • Knowledge and experience of the AR and IAR models within the FCA regime
  • Knowledge and experience of complaint handling , investigation and reporting to the FCA / FOS where necessary
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For more information or to send applications please contact Melanie Phillips on melanie@cfrecruitment.co.uk

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Various with preference for London and Manchester

Salary: Between £60k and £70k plus generous bonus scheme

About the Company:

Established in 2017, and based between Sheffield and Derby, our client provides bridging facilities to SME businesses throughout the UK. The founders are well respected professionals and their company already has a fantastic reputation for providing bespoke lending solutions that are designed to be fair and straightforward. As well as providing traditional finance our client also has an investor hub where investors can co-fund deals in order to receive a better return on their investment than usual methods.

 
Job Description: 

The role holder will be responsible for sourcing property-based lending (bridging, buy-to-let, commercial property finance etc.) in the SME space with lends up to around the £3m mark

Skills and Experience needed (essential or preferred) :-

  • Strong professional network essential
  • Proven track record in business development
  • Experienced property lender.

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