Recruitment Roundup – 14th April 2023

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Welcome back to FinTech Wales’ most recent Recruitment Roundup, where you can find a selection of the latest job vacancies listed by our FinTech Wales members.

If you’re ready to take the next step professionally or know someone looking to kickstart a career with an industry-leading financial technology company based in Wales, then check out the freshest jobs in Welsh FinTech included in today’s roundup.

Zixty – Digital Marketing Manager

Company – Zixty

Job Title – Digital Marketing Manager

Location – Remote First

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive


We’re looking for a motivated self-starter – the sort of person who gets up each morning with a hunger to take ownership of their day, looking for opportunities to develop the Zixty brand, and acquire and retain customers.

Operating on a “remote-first” basis you won’t be tied to an office location – collaborating instead via best in class tools.

The purpose of the digital marketing manager role is to drive the Zixty brand forwards through the use of a wide range of digital and traditional media. Playing a key role in acquiring and retaining customers, the role requires the holder to create and edit their own ‘in-house’ content as well as to engage with, brief and manage the output of external freelancers and agencies.


3-4 years in a similar role, gained in either a B2C or B2B environment.

Experience of digital marketing, including:

  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Organic and paid social
  • Pay per click including Google Ads and Apple Search Ads
  • Web analytics and reporting (e.g. Google Analytics)
  • Content Management Systems (CMS)

Click here for more information on this role or to apply. 

Wealthify – Product Designer

Company – Wealthify

Job Title – Product Designer

Location – Remote / Penarth

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive

Wealthify is an ambitious, multi-award-winning online investment company located in Penarth, Wales. We’re here to inspire anyone to build their future wealth, and we do this by making investing easy, affordable, and accessible.  

We want to inspire as many people to invest as possible. We’re rapidly growing, and so we’re hiring talented people who are purpose driven and want to use and develop their skills to deliver an awesome experience to our customers.   

Our team is engaging, inquisitive, and inclusive, reflecting many different beliefs and backgrounds.  We welcome people who can bring diversity to our team, and work towards a shared goal to deliver an exceptional investment experience. 

The role 

Make an impact. We believe there is an opportunity to build products that re-frame peoples’ relationship with their money – building a more positive interaction and behaviours – to do that, this is a key role, responsible for: 

  • User Research: Using extensive research, data, and insights, we design and deploy experiences that are intuitive and easy to use. 
  • Creating digital experiences: You will help transition projects from discovery to prototypes, crafting concepts and high-fidelity designs for our products and platforms. (websites, web and mobile apps). 
  • Internal processes: You will help us improve our internal workflows, templates, and procedures. We empower you to bring your ideas to the table, improve our processes and take the initiative for building the kind of company you want to work for.
  • Growing with us: As part of a small but growing team, the desire to aim high to deliver the best for our users is essential, working hard and having fun along the way. You’ll get to grow your skills and understanding of how a well-structured and researched design can have powerful impact on our customers. 

Click here for more information on this role or to apply. 

Wagonex – Software Engineer

Company – Wagonex

Job Title – Software Engineer

Location – Hybrid/Wales

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive

Main Purpose of Job:

Focus on delivering code and Product features
Input into technical discussions
Conduct code reviews
Provide support for issues raised within projects, debugging code and estimating
tasks and fixes

The Person

Previous commercial development experience, with a focus on PHP/Laravel
Comfortable taking on tasks and making technical decisions with little help
Aware of coding standards and good practices, and are able to review others work
based on those standards
Have good communication skills with both technical and non-technical people for
day-to-day tasks
Provide accurate estimations based on task definitions and work to those deadlines

Click here for more information on this role or to apply. 


Sonovate – Credit Controller

Company – Sonovate

Job Title – Credit Controller

Location – Hybrid/Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive

The Opportunity

Sonovate are looking for a talented Credit Controller to play an important role, ensuring that money that is owed is collected within the agreed time frames, minimising the risk of non-payment and aged debt. You will do this by building and maintaining efficient and professional relationships with your stakeholders. You will need to be naturally proactive and super organised from the get-go.

This opportunity is so much more than your standard Credit controller opportunity – you will be exposed to the full credit cycle, elements of wider finance, account management and customer Service. Providing you with a much broader skill set and experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and be responsible for own ledger of a minimum 300 end debtors, of mid to low complexity
  • Develop commercial relationships with the customer base and internal stakeholders
  • Work within the agreed credit control structure and processes ensuring the profitability of Sonovate through efficient and effective credit control
  • Escalate issues via the appropriate channels and relevant applications (e.g CRM)
  • Managing invoice disputes and orchestrating relevant corrections
  • Daily cash allocation within agreed timescales
  • Undertake account reconciliations to ensure accuracy across your ledger
  • Management of own CRM tickets and personal emails
  • Pro-actively monitor insured limits with customer base, and highlighting any concerns to the business
  • Manage any bespoke invoice requirements for your customer base

Click here for more information on this role or to apply. 


Sero – Executive Support Manager

Company – Sero

Job Title – Executive Support Manager

Location – Hybrid/Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive

We’re looking for an Executive Support Manager to support the leadership team, Directors and Non-Executive Directors in running the business in its next phase of growth. An exciting opportunity to support a friendly and engaging team with an important mission to deliver.

What we’ll be asking you to do… 

Your key responsibility will be supporting the leadership team in a series of key meetings, including Company Board meetings and frameworks that set strategy and run the business. Responsibilities will also include;

  • Ensuring that we have high-quality and timely documentation to support the key meetings and Board meetings.
  • Act as a key point of contact and liaison with the Leadership team.
  • Record actions and minutes from key meetings, ensuring accuracy, quality and consistency.
  • Handle corporate documentation and support processes for executive team approvals.
  • Provide administration support to the Executive team and Directors of the company as required.
  • Supporting internal communications and business updates.
  • Provide leadership to other administration roles or executive support teams as the business grows.
  • Undertake a wide range of tasks that will require initiative and a self-starter mindset. This may include ad-hoc assignments or projects that sit closely to the executive team.
  • Get a general understanding of the needs and priorities of the executive team to ensure that everything runs smoothly!

Click here for more information on this role or to apply. 

Principality Building Society – Senior Internal Auditor

Company – Principality Building Society

Job Title – Senior Internal Auditor

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive

The Internal Audit team are responsible for providing independent assurance to the Board and Executive Management on the quality and effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls, helping the Society to achieve its objectives, whilst keeping its customers, members and colleagues safe.

You will be part of a programme of activities that will support the Internal Audit function to adapt its ways of working with a view to being more agile, data-led and outcome focused whilst embracing our purpose in everything we do. Internal Audit’s work covers the whole breadth of the Society and no two assignments are the same.

We’re a fun, innovative and collaborative team and encourage everyone to bring their most authentic self to work. We look forward to meeting you and hearing your ideas!

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will be responsible for performing end-to-end audits using our audit framework, applying judgement and business knowledge whilst also continuing to maintain strong working relationships with audit stakeholders.
  • Gathering and processing information independently to ensure a strong understanding of audit areas (such as key risks, internal controls and industry practices) to support execution of audit testing.
  • Applying judgement and knowledge to reach conclusions about the adequacy and effectiveness of the control framework based on the evidence gathered and processes observed.
  • Effectively communicating (both verbal and written communication) at a senior level to feedback observations and findings from work performed.
  • Supporting Audit Managers in discharging their responsibilities

Click here for more information on this role or to apply. 


Pepper Money – Financial Controller

Company – Pepper Money

Job Title – Financial Controller

Location – Hybrid/Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive

Working in our fast paced, successful Finance team in our Cardiff, Uxbridge or London office there has never been a better time to join Pepper Money, a specialist mortgage lender backed by a global financial institution offering first and second charge loans.

We really do believe that it’s our people who are our main competitive advantage – the ‘thing’ that sets us apart from our competitors.

Our passion is to ‘Help People Succeed’. This is at the heart of everything we do and includes our valued customers, intermediary brokers and partners as well as all of our fantastic colleagues.

We really do believe that it’s our people who are our main competitive advantage – the ‘thing’ that sets us apart from our competitors.

Our passion is to ‘Help People Succeed’. This is at the heart of everything we do and includes our valued customers, intermediary brokers and partners as well as all of our fantastic colleagues.

What you will be doing  

As a qualified Accountant with relevant experience gained within financial services you will lead a  team, across two sites, and will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of accounting records and the processes and controls, we adhere to.

Ensuring that your team meets the Group reporting, regulatory reporting, statutory accounts and taxation deadlines whilst providing support on technical accounting items. You will be passionate about developing and motivating your team to deliver highly detailed and quality results.

This is a critical role within our Finance department and so your knowledge and skillset will reflect the experience we need.

Working to FCA deadlines, delivering statutory accounts for group companies and managing to FCA deadlines you will be able to prepare and present relevant reports and associated materials to stakeholders including audit committee and take ownership for developing and enhancing these as required.

As part of your new role you will also be responsible for:

  • The production of management accounts and group reporting requirements
  • The production of statutory accounts for group companies including Consolidated accounts (under IFRS)
  • Direct management of the FC team across two sites to ensure timely and accurate delivery of month end close process, management accounts, group reporting requirements, vendor payments, bank reconciliations, VAT deliverables, balance sheet substantiation and reporting and support for payroll processing
  • Management of the tax relationships and deliverables and the wider tax considerations for UK Lending, including liaison with tax advisers and the Pepper Group tax team
  • Ensuring the day-to-day audit activity is robustly managed and controlled, together with timelines on preparation and audit of the statutory accounts.
  • Ensuring the accuracy and timely submission of regulatory returns including MLAR.
  • Supporting FP&A for group reporting and liaising with our Group team based in Australia.
  • Documentation and testing of financial controls and reporting on such to the Audit Committee
  • Being the technical contact for accounting queries and producing technical accounting papers.
  • Testing and evaluation of critical accounting estimates e.g., IFRS9 impairment provisions, effective interest rate, hedge accounting, fair value assessments of loan portfolios, accounting derecognition of loan portfolios
  • Involvement in new product and initiatives
  • Owning the accounting Policies and creating or updating them as required.

Click here for more information on this role or to apply. 

Monmouthshire Building Society – Senior Compliance Business Partner

Company – Monmouthshire Building Society

Job Title – Senior Compliance Business Partner

Location – Newport or Cardiff Agile

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – 45,000 per annum

Are you looking to build a career and make a difference – why not think about the Monmouthshire Building Society?

We’re on a journey to becoming an innovative, exciting, modern mutual and we’d love for you to join us. We have an ambitious 5-year strategy with strong growth plans and your role will play a crucial part in our success.

We are a community and values-based employer that puts both our people and our members at the heart of what we do. If you want to make a real difference to your community and career, then we’d love to hear from you…

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Compliance team for a permanent Senior Compliance Business Partner based at either our Newport City or Cardiff Office along agile working from home.

What will you be doing?

  • Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, this role requires application of expert knowledge in respect of FCA regulations impacting the Society legislation to help the business deliver strategy and keep the Society and our members safe.
  • Excellent relationship management, communication and decision-making skills are considered essential to ensure support and oversight provided is clear, proportionate and member focused.
  • Providing SME regulatory knowledge to the Society, proactively adding value and driving improvement whilst also providing oversight and challenge.
  • Regulatory horizon scanning – identifying and interpreting new regulatory developments impacting the Society, reporting these to key governance committees, and supporting the business in implementing regulatory change.
  • Provision of Compliance and Conduct training, advice and support to the 1st line of defence.
  • Promoting a strong compliance culture that is aligned with the broader Society culture and values.

Click here for more information on this role or to apply.

LDMS – UX Designer

Company – LDMS

Job Title – UX Designer

Location –  Cardiff / Hybrid

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive


LDMS is a Fintech company focused on digital lending software, a market growing around 18% per year and set to be worth $27 billion by 2028.

Working in a stand-alone role, you will have full autonomy of the design process, leading the design of both LDMS’s customer and internal-facing systems. Having a solid customer base, LDMS’s products reach millions of users daily, the focus will be to iteratively design a user experience that reduces friction and deepens engagement.


  • Shaping and enhancing the user interface and experience of LDMS products.
  • Designing features that align with the overall user experience and flow.
  • Developing and presenting visual aids such as wireframes, mockups, and flow diagrams to convey design concepts.
  • Collaborating with Product Owners and Engineers to iterate on and enhance the current user experience.
  • Staying up-to-date with the latest UI/UX trends, tools, and best practices and sharing your insights with the team.
  • Having a strong understanding of UI design and best practices.

Click here for more information on this role or to apply. 

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These are just a few of the new opportunities available in Welsh FinTech. If you’re ready to take the next step professionally or know someone looking to kickstart a career in financial technology, don’t hesitate to contact any of these outstanding companies and apply for an exciting position today.

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