Recruitment Roundup 1st December 2021

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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. – Social Media Manager

Company –

Job Title –  Social Media Manager

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (Discretionary cash bonus based on personal and business performance, 28 days holiday & more)

Description: is looking for an experienced Social Media Manager who’ll be responsible for the organic and paid social media strategy. This includes, but isn’t limited to:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • Community Management

This is an exciting and varied role which will be pivotal in steering through the challenging and opportunity-rich social media landscape.

Reporting to the Head of Advertising, we’re looking for an ambitious individual with a passion for acquisition and brand marketing. You’ll need to meet the team’s and business objectives through strategic campaign management and will be responsible for a large social media budget.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Paid and organic strategy
  • Overseeing day-to-day campaigns with the team and track weekly and monthly KPIs
  • Optimise campaigns to maximise social media spend
  • Management of a Social Media Community Manager and Campaign Manager
  • Effectively use a large social media budget
  • Closely work with the Media Manager to maximise audience reach
  • Closely work with the Performance team to test acquisition campaigns
  • Upscale acquisition and retention campaigns with positive ROAS
  • Closely work with the ECRM team to increase retention percentage
  • Increase customer reach and retention incrementally
  • Work with the PR and Content team to maximise on topical news
  • Research new and emerging platforms to test, with clear rationale of the benefits to the business
  • Resolve social media attribution challenges in the ever-changing marketing landscape
  • Work closely with the advertising team and the creative agency to ensure social creatives are in line with brand guidelines and best practice
  • Support Community Manager to ensure any reputational issues are swiftly resolved in-line with company processes
  • Manage multiple stakeholders including Design, Compliance and C-suite to ensure campaigns meet business objective and are delivered on time


  • Proven knowledge of managing both paid and organic social media
  • A thorough and in-depth understanding of Facebook ads manager
  • A passion for people and management
  • Strong analytical skills and working knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrative experience of delivering against business and/or marketing objectives
  • A resilient and positive attitude to inspire and challenge the status quo

For more information on this role or to apply visit’s website here.

Sero – Lead Developer 

Company – Sero

Job Title –  Lead Developer 

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes ( 6% pension contribution, healthcare with family & dental options & more)

Closing date: December 17th, 2021


Sero operates a microservice architecture in GCP using Typescript & NodeJS for their back-end on Kubernetes with Express and TypeORM; and Sero’s front end is React and Cordova based.

This is a great opportunity to join an amazing business at an exciting time in our development, with recent investments enabling a platform for significant future growth. As part of the Platform team, you will need the gravitas and ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders at a technical level. You will also need to mentor junior developers and work within an agile environment.    

You will be responsible for development and delivery of the code base supporting end to end IT solutions that enable Sero to manage customer interactions, the development of new tooling portfolios supporting carbon neutral developments, energy optimisation and predictive modelling. Your scope will cover the full stack and your responsibilities, outside of delivering code, will include;

  • Setting the coding standard and performing code reviews
  • Interpreting user stories and working with the scrum team to turn these into deliverable tasks
  • Leading solutioning based on the user stories
  • Driving CI/CD into our delivery cycles.
  • Writing and executing test plans (unit, integration and stress)
  • Assisting with timeline and cost assessments
  • Mentoring less experienced team members

Skills & qualifications:

  • At least 12 months experience as a senior / lead software developer.
  • Experience working on typescript + node products for both mobile and web
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with cloud platforms, preferably using Kubernetes in a microservice environment.
  • Knowledge of designing and implementing CI/CD
  • A deep understanding of relational and non-relational data stores
  • Awareness of Agile principles and the benefits of the differing methodologies
  • A useful extra would be to have experience with billing and/or time series developments.

For more information on this role or to apply visit Sero’s website here. 

Comparison Creator – IT Development Manager

Company – Comparison Creator

Job Title –  IT Development Manager

Location – Llantarnam Park, Cwmbran

Salary – TBC + bonuses depending on knowledge, skills & experience

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes 


Comparison Creator are looking for a motivated and technically skilled IT Development Manager to join them on a permanent basis.


  • Technical leadership of the development team and delivery process
  • Line management and career development of a group of highly skilled LAMP developers
  • Knowledge and understanding of open-source technologies
  • Solid understanding of modern front end development technologies

For more information on this role or to apply visit Comparison Creator’s website here. 

Delio – Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Company – Delio

Job Title –  Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Location – Cardiff (flexible/hybrid working)

Salary – £25,000 – £28,000 dependent on experience

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (25 days holiday (exclusive of bank holidays), Private medical cover & more)


Delio are currently looking for an Executive Assistant/Office Manager to aid and empower their senior leadership. The ideal person for the job will be a proactive problem solver with strong communication skills and keen attention to detail. They will have previous experience performing administrative duties and providing support to management. The primary responsibility of the role is to support the Chief Executive and the Executive Team as directed to ensure that company goals and objectives are accomplished, and operations run efficiently.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage professional and personal scheduling for the Chief Executive, including agendas, email, calls, travel arrangements, client management, and other company logistics
  • Organise team communications
  • Plan team social events, both internally and offsite
  • Act as Secretary for Board meetings – including arranging the meetings and taking minutes 
  • Organise the office layout and maintain supplies of stationery, equipment and refreshments
  • Manage the maintenance of the office and arrange necessary upkeep/repairs
  • Review and update Health and Safety Policies
  • Screen and direct phone calls and distribute postal correspondence
  • Champion the Delio culture across all work conducted

Essential requirements:

  • Four years experience in an administrative role reporting directly to senior management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time-management skills and the ability to organise and coordinate multiple projects at once
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other office productivity tools, with an aptitude to learn new software and systems
  • Flexible team player willing to do what it takes to get the job done; adaptable and enjoys a challenge

For more information on this role or to apply visit Delio’s website here. 

Yoello – Sales Executive

Company – Yoello

Job Title – Sales Executive 

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – 6 month fixed-term contract, 35 hours (possibility of the position to be made permanent at end of contract)

Perks – Yes (Flexible working hours, High quality mentoring from Yoello’s leadership team and advisory board, plus more)


Yoello’s sales team are hard-working, team players who have a passion for selling our Software as a Solution product into the hospitality market. They are personable and confident about Yoello’s product and company which gives them the drive and determination to sell Yoello’s solution and the inherent benefits of Yoello order and pay.  

Yoello is participating in the UK government’s Kickstart Scheme which is striving to offer temporary placements for individuals aged between 16-24 who are currently receiving Universal Credit. If you are not within this age bracket and/or receiving Universal Credit, please do not apply for this role specifically but refer to our alternative advert regarding permanent roles. 

What Yoello’s Business Support team do:

  • Deal with inbound leads as well as reaching out to new leads to sell our product to the hospitality industry
  • Provide demonstrations of the Yoello offering to prospective new merchants and existing users
  • Make Yoello stand out against other competitors by providing a great customer service experience for our merchants
  • Update our internal systems to provide an accurate and up to date audit trail of merchant’s state of play
  • Work with partner sales teams to generate additional sales and revenues 
  • Support new Yoello merchants with using their Yoello platform and supporting them post-set-up
  • Work with Yoello’s internal teams to feedback merchant feature requests, triage issues, and work on big projects.

For more information on this role or how to apply, visit Yoello’s website, here. If this role isn’t for you, you can explore more exciting opportunities on Yoello’s careers page here.  

Sonovate – Internal Recruiter

Company – Sonvate

Job Title – Internal Recruiter

Location – Cardiff / Hybrid Working 

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Full-time, permanent 

Perks – Yes (28 days holiday + bank holidays, private medical insurance with Bupa & more)


Sonovate are looking for an Internal Recruiter to help them deliver their current talent needs so they’re ready for a kick-ass start to 2022. Working within the People Team you will be able to hit the ground running with both end-to-end delivery of recruitment and sourcing of quality candidates. Sonovate are growing across the business, with particular needs in the acquisition of Tech (Software Engineering, Product, Data), Sales, Marketing and operational heads.

Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver recruitment requirements across our key functions, including Operations, Revenue and Finance teams in London and Cardiff
  • Proactively identify and engage talent through direct sourcing methods – hiring some of the best talent in the UK.
  • Drive service delivery in-line with the strategic recruitment goals, with focus on ensuring internal targets are met.
  • Create hiring strategies per requirement/role/department, including the provision of guidance on flexible versus permanent recruitment process, channels to market, compensation, candidate availability and hiring timescales.
  • Provide best practice recommendations and costs on attraction strategies, including the evolution of professional networking and social media platforms.
  • Act as the point of referral for any escalation of queries.
  • Work to KPI’s and targets for the appropriate sourcing mix (low-cost routes to market versus 3rd party agency).
  • Coach employees on best practice and recruitment processes.
  • Continually seek to improve selection methods, processes and tools.

For more information on this role or to apply visit Sonovate’s website here. 

Backbase – Senior Backend Engineer

Company – Backbase

Job Title – Senior Backend Engineer

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes


 “You are much more than a developer at Backbase: you are a pioneer, a mentor, an expert, and a guardian. Being one of our Senior Java Developers we expect you to create your own vision and initiate improvements.

Every day you contribute to developing and maintaining the cutting-edge Backbase platform. You are the owner of the components you’ll be working on, dedicating yourself to making the product faster, more stable and more adaptable. You will try new technologies such as fingerprint authentication and retina scan recognition.



  • You have 5+ years of experience as a Backend Developer,
  • Your background speaks for itself; you have solid experience working in enterprise projects;
  • We need your experience within a product organization as this is our core;
  • We are a global company and fluency in English will help you succeed;
  • We are looking forward to learning about your additional skills, for example Java 8, Spring Boot, Hibernate, Rest APIs, Microservices, design patterns and TDD.

Apply on the Backbase’s website here.

Wealthify – Junior/Graduate Software Engineer

Company – Wealthify 

Job Title – Junior/Graduate Software Engineer

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Up to £30,000

Contract – Full Time

Perks – Yes (Annual bonus between 0-20% of annual salary, Private Medical Insurance & more)


You’ll be working as a software engineer in a cross-functional squad of designers, product, engineers, and testers, to deliver new products and features. Squads develop and own features end-to-end, so you’ll have the opportunity to work across a wide range of technologies, across web, mobile apps, API, backend, and databases. Wealthify are hosted in Microsoft Azure and take advantage of cloud technologies to ensure their platform is secure, fast, and scales to meet demand.

All team members participate in architecture and design choices, sprint planning and code reviewing; and tech leads are on hand to coach and mentor others. Wealthify writes high quality, high performance, scalable code, and releases small and often, using Git and Azure DevOps. Developers all contribute to code reviews, knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.

What Wealthify are looking for:

  • Experience as a software developer or relevant degree or training (if graduate)
  • Good analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • Microsoft stack (C#, .NET Core, SQL, Azure)
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum or cross functional teams

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Wealthify’s website here 

Currencycloud – Compliance Analyst

Company – Currencycloud

Job Title –  Compliance Analyst 

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Competitive

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (individual learning and development budget, mental health days)


Currencycloud is somewhere where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits.

Currencycloud’s Compliance department is looking for a talented Compliance Analyst to join the Client Review Team to assist with day-to-day tasks and ad-hoc projects.

The Details:

  • Conduct sanction/PEP screening and investigate potential hits
  • Conduct monitoring of existing applications to ensure that documentation is up to date
  • Carry out enhanced customer due diligence (ECDD) and know-your-customer (KYC) checks when required
  • Analyse payment and compliance data to identify trends and patterns
  • Proactively identify trends and potential platform issues and escalate when necessary
  • Work cross-departmentally to proactively identify and resolve operational compliance queries
  • Assist with various administrative tasks and ad-hoc projects
  • Identification and reporting of suspicious activity to the relevant department
  • Proactively escalate urgent cases to the TL/Manager for further review

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise:

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to work in a methodical manner
  • Ability to work independently on projects as required and communicate results effectively throughout the team
  • Meet daily SLA objectives
  • All duties carried out in the role are delivered to a high standard
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent team working skills, ability to manage own workload with tenacious attention to detail until completion
  • Have an interest in having a career in Compliance within the payments, financial services, technology or FX industry
  • Be articulate, numerate, organised, hardworking and able to build excellent relationships

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Currencycloud’s website, here. 

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These are just a few of the new opportunities available in Welsh FinTech, so 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.

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