Finance Director - Challenger Bank - London

Job Title: Finance Director - Challenger Bank - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £150,000 + bonus + equity
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 10, 2021 16:05

Job Description

A leading FinTech Challenger bank are looking for a strategic Finance Director to support their next stage of growth.

You will lead a substantial team across financial and regulatory reporting, financial projects and systems, and financial controls and operations - building on automation, best-in-class processes, developing a road map to the future.

Your responsibilities will include, and will not be limited to:

  • Building a financial control function that can scale effectively in a rapidly growing environment
  • Developing the team, a career path and structure for all individual
  • Supporting the development of new products
  • Maintaining the internal audit relationships
  • Oversight of Client money / / cash movements, developing a treasury function
  • Leading a team of significant size across financial control, systems and reporting
  • Ensuring optimal corporate legal entity & tax structures
  • Implementing a strategic vision to the future automation of finance and efficiencies in systems etc.
  • Contributing to IPO readiness


  • A fully qualified accountant with significant years PQE
  • Have extensive experience in leadership roles around financial reporting and control (10-12 years in senior finance roles).
  • Commercially astute with a strong strategic vision
  • Dealt with external regulators
  • Financial services experience within consumer lending