Recruitment Roundup – 3rd August 2022 

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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.

Delta Capita – Junior Developer

Company – Delta Capita

Job Title – Junior Developer

Location – Wrexham, Wales 

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (Click here to read more about benefits at DC

Job Description: 

Delta Capita are hiring a group of Junior Developers to help us expand the build – of their SAAS platform to support top-tier investment banks and financial services firms with all aspects of Structured Product issuance.

The platform Delta Capita are building is Cloud-hosted, and a fully server-less service.  Delta Capita have a large number of opportunities for junior developers to learn and grow within Financial Services, as well as engaging with, and delivering upon, a true AWS-based environment.

The future-state platform build and deploy will be the major part of their role. But  Delta Capita would welcome the developer to be involved when clients have incidents expecting this individual to want to be an active part of trouble-shooting incidents, as much as being a part of the DC developer community .

Reporting into the DC Structured Retail Products development teams, working within each of the core platform component teams. Delta Capita needs this person to embrace the business they are building, work closely with their business stakeholders, and to help train, and support future generations of the team.

Key responsibilities:

Developer, for coding the core components within our SAAS platform, which provides Delta Capita’s clients within multiple world renowned financial institutions, the technology capabilities to support their structured products issuance business.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Javascript, Typescript, NodeJS capability – amongst other development frameworks
  • AWS experience, or other cloud development frameworks

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • AWS Lambda experience
  • AWS Tooling
  • MySQL / S3 experience
  • Pipeline delivery tools / Continuous Integration frameworks
  • Experience working in Consulting Businesses
  • Experience working with Investment Banks

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

Wagonex – Finance Assistant 

Company – Wagonex

Job Title – Finance Assistant

Location –Cardiff, Wales 

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (25 days annual leave, hybrid working & more) 

Main Purpose of Job:

  • Performing a variety of day-to-day financial operations
  • Assist with financial operational tasks
  • Proactively develop and improve current process, identify efficiencies and
    formalise processes in conjunction with Finance Manager
  • Development of many new financial and operational processes in conjunction
    with Finance Manager
  • Assist in general office management duties

Main Tasks of Job:

  • Preparing invoices for customers
  • Processing purchases and expenditure invoices – including filing and following appropriate PO/authorisation controls
  • Credit control
  • Cash management and bank reconciliations
  • Setting up payment runs
  • Management of expenses process (credit cards/cash)
  • Management of petty cash
  • VAT returns
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Managing monthly accruals, prepayments, fixed assets
  • Providing administrative support to the team
  • General Office management duties
  • Other tasks as required


  • Familiarity with Xero
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Understanding of Double entries
  • Comfortable working in a team but also happy to work independently
  • Proactive mindset
  • Embracetheuseofnewsystems
  • Build strong working relationships within the finance team and the company generally
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Resilient in the face of challenges
  • Able to prioritise workload and manage peaks and troughs effectively
  • Understand when to escalate issues or handover work to other colleagues
  • Strict adherence to deadlines
  • Self motivated with a high degree of initiative
  • Positive,curious and outward looking
  • Teamworker
  • Reliable
  • High level of integrity
  • Always looking to improve

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

LexisNexis Risk Solutions – Senior Software Engineer – PHP/Full Stack

Company – LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Job Title – Senior Software Engineer – PHP/Full Stack

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (Company holidays, paid volunteer days & more) 

Job Description: 

LexisNexis Risk Solutions is seeking an experienced Full-Stack PHP Developer to join our Batch Software Engineering team based in Cardiff. LexisNexis’s teams are collaborative, forward-thinking, and agile. 

This role will provide an opportunity to work with a diverse range of products and technology, such as Docker, PHP, Laravel, and our distributed data solution (HPCC). 


  • Developing and delivering features across the full stack (including use of modern PHP frameworks, front-end frameworks, HPCC and other tools) 
  • Closely supporting the effective design of new features and solutions 
  • We will help you learn how to use our big data platform – HPCC – through a combination of training courses, self-learning and peer support 
  • Contributing to the quality assurance effort, particularly through use of test automation tools (such as Cypress, Cucumber and Postman) and Continuous Integration tools (such as GitLab and GitHub) 
  • Providing technical input and guidance to our cross-functional agile product development teams 
  • Working closely with the product owner and project management to deliver timely products and enhancements 

Requirements as a Senior Software Engineer – PHP/Full Stack:

  • Capable and enthusiastic technologist, able to demonstrate a broad technical knowledge in PHP development using modern PHP frameworks (Laravel or similar) 
  • Working experience in an Agile environment 
  • Good understanding of CI/CD 
  • Experience working with and optimising use of relational databases such as MySQL or similar  
  • Experience of front-end frameworks, such as Vuejs or React 
  • A good understanding of SOA and API concepts, including security in SSDLC 
  • A strong working knowledge of application development tools and methodologies 

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

Pepper Money – Web Developer

Company – Pepper Money

Job Title – Web Developer

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (Bonus schemes,Private Medical Insurance cover with BUPA & more) 

Job Description: 

Working in a fast paced, successful User Experience team 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.

What you’ll be doing:

  • This is a brand-new role for the organisation working in Pepper Money’s fantastic User Experience team, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining their WordPress based websites to help ensure Pepper Money delivers a great customer experience and help to build and support the continued growth of their audience.
  • Working closely with Pepper Money’s  Marketing team, you will be responsible for the ownership of developing websites from start to finish, as well as monitoring and optimising their Web Speed.
  • Pepper Money are looking for someone to help develop and contribute to the features and exciting ideas they have, and to build a community that knows and trusts them. Building features, contributing to the build of new WordPress websites and plugins, testing, debugging and fixing issues.
  • You will support the Head of User Experience in developing strategies whilst being supported and working alongside a highly efficient, friendly and successful and busy marketing team. You will be offered opportunities to grow and develop your careers working alongside SMEs as well as being encouraged to attend external courses and training.

What Pepper Money are looking for:

  • You will need to have experience in using WordPress, PHP, HTML, CSS HTML and JavaScript(jQuery). All of our WordPress builds are custom themes using plugins like Elementor Pro, Jet Engine, ACF and Yoast SEO (among others).
  • If you are able to think outside the box, pride yourself on being innovative and have previous experience in a similar role then Pepper Money would love to hear from you.
  • In return for your commitment, you’ll have the chance to develop your career in a dynamic environment, working alongside top talent and an exceptional leadership team. If you want to be involved in Pepper Money’s exciting expansion plans and have the chance to really shape and influence the way the business grows then Pepper Money would love to hear from you.
  • Pepper Money also wants their people to feel a sense of belonging attheir company. Pepper Money are committed to meeting their Diversity and Inclusion charter, further information can be found on the Careers section on their website.

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

Backbase – Frontend Web Developer

Company – Backbase 

Job Title –  Frontend Web Developer

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time

Salary – Competitive

Perks – Yes

Job Purpose: 

To keep Backbase’s innovation power running at the fastest pace possible and help them remain at the cutting edge.

About you: 

  • Your knowledge of Javascript, CSS and HTML is second to none
  • You have proven experiences of building single page applications with modern frameworks such as Angular and have an understanding of Bootstrap;
  • You’ve developed responsive web applications and have successfully secured cross-browser compatibility;
  • The Agile philosophy has become your lifestyle;
  • An additional bonus for us would be your experience in writing unit and integration tests with Jasmine, Protractor, Selenium Webdriver or similar;
  • Your personality can be classified as a team player who’s passionate about software development and who actively shares knowledge.

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

Chetwood Financial – Financial Analysis Manager

Company – Chetwood Financial

Job Title –  Financial Analysis Manager

Location – Wrexham, Wales

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive salary and annual bonus scheme

Perks – Yes (Private medical, dental and optical cover, Hybrid working model & more) 

Job Description: 

Founded in 2016, Chetwood Financial is a digital bank using technology to make people better off. 

Reporting to the Head of FP&A, the Financial Analysis Manager will assist in the preparation of the financial forecasts and associated financial modelling for the Bank’s lending products in cards, unsecured loans and mortgages, under a range of scenarios. The role will also include business partnering with teams from across the Bank to perform monthly trading performance reviews to understand variances to plan and add commercial insight. Specific knowledge of bank economics (including regulatory capital and liquidity drivers), together with an understanding of the key drivers of value in each asset class is therefore required.

The role will also require detailed knowledge of product profitability so that the financial impact of new product launches is understood and continually reviewed by the business prior to “go-live”. At all stages, the underlying requirement is for ratification that a proposition remains economically viable before launch and risks are identified. Post product launch, the focus will be on profit optimisation and asset valuation and measuring actual performance will be key to ensuring that commercial opportunities are seized and risks mitigated.


  • Assist in the preparation of the financial forecasts for the Bank’s lending products under a range of scenarios.
  • Maintain and develop the planning models to ensure that the process is as efficient as possible.
  • Perform monthly trading reviews to understand variances to plan and reflect the latest assumptions in any revised forecast.
  • Monitor and review P&L performance of each product; including vintage analysis and segmentation both at a product level as well as channel.
  • Understand the operating model for each asset class to enable analysis of product profitability to be calculated. This will require knowledge of the costings for each product and will extend to supplier meetings to help optimise outcomes and challenge costings.
  • Develop business cases for new product launches and apply commercial insight to ensure that they include the most up to date inputs available.
  • Engage with the project team on new product launches to source the necessary inputs for maintaining the business case with the most accurate data.
  • Post product launch, partner with other departments, steer product performance accordingly and adjust business levers to deliver the agreed plan numbers.
  • Prepare asset valuations and liaise with other areas to ensure that future assumptions are robust.

Skills and experience:

  • A qualified accountant – ACA, ACAS, ACCA, CIMA.
  • Detailed knowledge of the income streams, operating costs and associated drivers of the
    economics of a financial services product.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory capital and liquidity drivers.
  • Proactive in providing financial and commercial insight and challenges to other areas of the
  • Strong excel skills necessary – detailed “what-if” analysis required and technical models to
    maintain and develop.
  • Comfortable working independently for long periods.
  • Self-motivator with strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills including to Executive Level.
  • Strong analytical skills using a range of tools including excel, access, SQL etc.
  • Continual improvement mind-set to challenge existing processes.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong personal development skills.

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

Principality Building Society – Academy QA Engineer

Company – Principality Building Society

Job Title –  Academy QA Engineer

Location – Cardiff, Wales

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – £20928 – £32431

Perks – Yes (Pension contributions matched up to 8%, Variable annual bonus.) 

Job Description: 

This is a great opportunity to start a career in Software Testing. Principality’s QA Function is looking for passionate trainees with a high interest in technology, software quality and test automation to join their QA Engineering Academy.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Begin an exciting and varied career in software testing at Principality Building Society. You’ll be given the time and space to learn and gain industry certification in the software testing industry.
  • Learn our ways of working with guidance and coaching from our experienced test function.
  • Learn about Software Delivery and gain experience in Agile and DevOps principals.
  • Learn test automation through our Automation Training programme
  • Learn about Non-Functional Test Techniques through our Non-Functional Training Programme. You’ll find out about test tools that are widely used in the industry for Compatibility testing, Load and Performance Testing. 
  • Solving business problems by delivering high quality software as a member of one of our delivery teams in our end-to-end change model.
  • Assisting solution architects and business analysts to finalize designs through team refinements.
  • Collaborating with the Developers using a test driven development approach to ensure your code is built with the highest quality and meeting their requirements by feeding into Unit test coverage.
  • Be a member of our collaborative QA Function, join in by sharing ideas and contribute to improvements.

Experience you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or related field.
  • No previous commercial/industry experience is required – entry level position.
  • Understanding of Software Development Principals (C# knowledge will be of advantage).
  • Basic understanding of Agile Software Delivery Principals.
  • A strong willingness to learn coding languages and technologies.
  • You should be eligible to be able to apply for UK DV Clearance.

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

Delio – Assistant Accountant

Company – Delio

Job Title – Assistant Accountant

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – £21,000 – £26,000 DOE

Perks – Yes (Flexible working policy, Private medical cover & more) 

Job Description: 

Delio is transforming private markets. Through their technology and expertise, Delio helps the world’s most respected financial institutions to deliver private market transactions to their clients. 

As Delio continues through an exciting period of expansion and growth, they have an opportunity for a talented Assistant Accountant to join their team. The successful candidate will:

  • Be an integral part of our growing Finance team, reporting to the Head of Finance
  • Complete tasks including posting journals, managing the sales and purchase ledgers, reconciling the bank accounts and preparing weekly payment runs
  • Exposure to, and assisting with, the production of the monthly management accounts, year-end statutory accounts, quarterly VAT returns and annual corporation tax returns
  • Assist in responding to requests from external stakeholders, including accountants and auditors
  • Help maintain a robust system of financial controls and identify process improvements where appropriate


  • Experience working in a similar role in a small/medium sized company
  • Confident user of Excel and experience using accounting software (Xero is desirable) 
  • A keen eye for detail, excellent organisational skills and a sense of pride in your work
  • Reliable team player, with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Working towards a professional accounting qualification (AAT, ACA, ACCA, CIMA) desirable

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

Sonovate – HR Administrator

Company – Sonovate 

Job Title – HR Administrator

Location –Cardiff, Wales 

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Salary – Competitive 

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

Job Description: 

Sonovate is a lending and technology with a clear vision: To be the premier global financing platform for the ‘Future of Work’

The HR Administrator will play an integral part to the People Team within Sonovate. Whether you are supporting with Onboarding, payroll, or managing and maintaining Sonovate’s HR Information System and employee files, it will be your efficient, highly organised nature and critical eye for detail that will ensure the smooth running of the People function. 

What Does Success Look Like in this Role?

Your role is to provide an amazing employee experience for all of Sonovate’s people. Whatever the touchpoint – and you will work across the entire lifecycle of their employees, you will ensure the process is seamless. 

Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage new starter information on Peoplehr (HR system), generating relevant paperwork and ensuring correct information is inputted 
  • Track and record new starters and leavers, notifying any relevant people for purposes of induction and off boarding 
  • Process background screening checks for new starters 
  • Create and maintain personnel files for all new starters, adhering to GDPR guidelines 
  • Provide new starter P45s and HMRC New Starter Checklists to Finance team ready for payroll 
  • Manage payroll and benefits administration 
  • Maintain the filing system for current staff and leavers on a monthly basis 
  • Ensure the on-going accuracy and maintenance of the HRIS data and organisation charts to ensure accurate Management Information reporting for the relevant area of the business 
  • Ad-hoc reporting as requested 
  • Work with the wider HR team to ensure the on-going accuracy and maintenance of standard letters and contracts at all times 
  • Manage external reference requests e.g. mortgages, new employment, tenancy 
  • Participate in ad hoc projects as and when required

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

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