Finance Director - Challenger Bank


Finance Director - Challenger Bank

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    £100000 — £120000
    Per annum + Share Options
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    Finance Director - Challenger Bank

    The Client

    Harmonic are working with an incredibly exciting Challenger Bank who are on of the UK's fastest growing companies. They have seen massive growth in their market share over the last few months and are about to complete another sizeable fundraise.

    Having developed some market leading technology they are looking to transition from more of a Fintech to a Bank and as part of that shift are looking to upskill the business with Banking experience.

    Based in a brand-new purpose-built office with plenty of room for sustained headcount growth they are looking for incredibly ambitious, adaptable people who want to be part of a fast-paced scale-up.

    The Role

    Reporting to the CFO, my client is looking for a Finance Director to build processes and manage the Finance function. There is an immediate requirement to establish Treasury reporting and Regulatory Reporting to the standard that is expected in an FCA regulated business. The role will then shift to a broader focus as FP&A and Controls expands.


    * Design and Build the Treasury and Regulatory Reporting function from scratch
    * Manage risk exposure, liquidity management and funds
    * Prepare and manage the production of FCA/ PRA reporting
    * Responsibility for Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow forecasting
    * Review and improve monthly close process
    * Overall responsibility to produce Management Accounts and Year-End Accounts
    * Prepare Budgeting and Forecasting
    * Liaise with External Auditors and Tax Advisors
    * Grow the Finance function
    * Communicate with and Challenge multiple stakeholders on their numbers
    * Extensive ad-hoc projects

    Required Experience:

    * Experience in a UK Bank
    * Strong Technical Accountant
    * Regulatory Reporting and Treasury exposure
    * Excited about start-up's/ Challenger Bank's
    * Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
    * Building and implementing processes
    * Willing to 'roll-sleeves' up

    Additional Experience:

    * Prior Fintech or Challenger Bank Experience
    * FP&A experience

    Salary: £100,000-£120,000 + Excellent Share Options

    Contract: Will consider Interim contractors

    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interviews

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