Fintech Opportunity - Qualified Acountants

£45000 - £60000 per annum
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A fintech firm based in the City of London is currently looking to hire a recently qualified accountant into a newly created commercially-focused role within their finance division.

This is an innovative and growing organisation, whose core business is founded around Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending and investment management. Currently in the process of establishing a bespoke digital banking arm, they are looking for an ambitious individual to partner with the business in ensuring the independent validation of activities surrounding the newly-formed banking entity and P2P lending platform.

Reporting directly to the CFO and liaising closely with Senior Stakeholders from the business, the successful candidate will initially play a pivotal role in the management of the organisations banking license application; key accountabilities will include the validation of financial risk models in line with PRA and Basel regulations, conduct risk advisory, verification of PRA/FCA submissions, and the provision of assurance activities across various functions of the organisation.

Key Skills / Experience:
  • Relevant professional qualifications (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Top 10 audit background with financial services exposure strongly preferred
  • Demonstrable understanding of financial modelling techniques and validation
  • Strong communication skills with ability to liaise with senior stakeholders
  • Comprehensive understanding of relevant regulatory frameworks
  • Keen interest in working within an entrepreneurial and collaborative environment