Recruitment Roundup – 6th July 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. – Junior System Analyst

Company –

Job Title – Junior System Analyst

Location – Cardiff, Wales

Contract – Full-time

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (bonus package, hybrid working, 25 days annual leave excluding bank holidays & more)

Description: is the UK’s first comparison platform for car insurance. They’ve been helping customers since 2002 by empowering them to make better decisions around insurance and financial services.

Interested in software development, implementation and delivery? Able to adapt to changing needs quickly? Do you have excellent people skills, organisation and attention to detail?’s Junior System Analyst role could be the perfect opportunity for you!

You’ll work closely with’s technical team, external partners, commercial and products teams. Your primary role will be to understand change requirements to their systems. You’ll also act as the first port of call for any technical queries from the business or external parties.

You’ll respond to requests from partners and work with IT teams to ensure the site and associated services maintain the highest standards. You should have excellent facilitation skills, be good with people, and organised.

You’ll be provided with training on’s internal systems and architecture, but should have a drive to learn and understand complexities. will be counting on you to be their subject matter expert!

Sound exciting? Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Building a peerless understanding of’s partner and internal systems
  • Evaluating and documenting partner and product technical improvements and opportunities
  • Ensuring internal system behaviour changes (upgrade / improvements) are understood and prepped for development


What you’ll bring to the role:

  • An interest in software development, implementation and delivery
  • Being prepared to learn how to read architecture & codebase to interpret the logic (C#, XML, SQL etc)
  • A balance of being able to work as part of a team, and using your own initiative
  • The ability to interpret and present information
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to prioritise own workload and be proactive
  • A proficient working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Confidence ,with a positive attitude, and be personable and professional,
  • Excellent people skills – you’re able to translate requests and asks into tangible deliverables

For more information on this role or how to apply, click here. 

FE fundinfo – Advertising Operations Manager/Executive

Company – FE fundinfo

Job Title – Advertising Operations Manager/Executive

Contract – Full-time

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (Training & Learning, Health & Wellbeing, Competitive reward package)


FE fundinfo is a global leader in fund data and technology.

FE fundinfo are looking for a talented Ad Operations Executive to work alongside our Digital Operations Manager and Head of Audience and Advertising within FE fundinfo’s publishing division.

Reaching more than 300,000 private and professionals each month, is one of the UK’s leading fund research websites providing comprehensive performance data and market-leading editorial coverage of the investment industry. FE fundinfo has a suite of websites across the UK, Europe and Australia that carry advertising from predominantly fund manager clients.

Main responsibilities:

  • Smooth implementation, ad-trafficking, and ad-management of direct digital ad-served campaigns (programmatic experience a plus but not essential)
  • Ensure appropriate tracking is in place for all relevant parties to accurately measure and help achieve campaign objectives
  • Monitor campaign delivery and campaign optimisation solutions
  • Check inventory forecast for campaign bookings
  • Provide advice, support and consultancy to the sales team and their clients (advertisers/agencies) regarding campaign delivery
  • Generate post campaign reports
  • Generate weekly under-delivery reports to ensure under delivery on campaigns is kept to a minimum
  • Liaise with sales people to ensure client is aware of campaign status and any potential issues
  • Provide advice, support and consultancy to the sales team and their clients (advertisers/agencies) regarding campaign delivery
  • Respond to ad hoc queries from ad sales and product management team
  • Work closely with the product and developer teams to recommend revenue maximizing ad units/opportunities.

Skills and Experience:

  • Ad-serving trafficking experience (competency with DFP Premium trafficking and reporting preferred)
  • Ideally some knowledge of the digital media landscape
  • Experience of financial services would be beneficial but not essential
  • Customer-focused with professional attitude, excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Have a high sense of ownership and urgency with the ability to meet commercially important deadlines
  • Effective problem solving and trouble-shooting with a positive outlook

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

LDMS – Junior QA Engineer

Company – LDMS

Job Title – Junior QA Engineer

Location – Cardiff / hybrid 

Contract – Full-time

Salary – Up to £30,000 + up to 20% annual bonus

Perks – Yes (25 days AL,Comprehensive medical cover provided by AXA & more)


Founded in 2018, LDMS is part of the LC Financial Holdings group, a 3 pillar organisation that has over 950 employees across Europe. Together, LDMS has an impressive track record of providing world class credit expertise that spans over 20 years.

Joining a Fintech you will be excited to work in a fast paced environment where there is on-going change. As a Junior QA Engineer you are curious with an analytical mindset, passionate about learning your craft, pragmatic when it comes to problem solving and technology, keen to help LDMS build their product and keep levelling up their culture, and have excellent attention to detail.

LDMS work in multi-disciplinary teams and strong communication and teamwork is essential.

Essential Skills:

  • Exposure to at least one scripting or programming language (e.g. Python, Java, JavaScript)
  • An innate desire to find out how things work and how to break them

Desirable Skills:

  • Familiarity with software development and testing within the development lifecycle, ideally agile
  • Familiarity with Behaviour Driven Development practices and related tooling (e.g. Cucumber/Gherkin)
  • Some exposure to Docker, CI/CD, and web browser automation (e.g. Selenium)

What you’ll get up to as a Junior QA Engineer:

You will join one of LDMS’ multi-disciplinary teams consisting of 4-6 engineers to contribute primarily towards the quality aspects of LDMS’ applications and their development.

Once you are settled in, a typical week might involve:

  • Working with Product Management and the team to help shape backlog items for refinement
  • Contributing to, and maintaining, end-to-end suites and pipelines as part of delivery in the team
  • Supporting our more senior QAs in championing quality in the team’s ceremonies and work; helping us left-shift quality
  • Supporting our more senior QAs in championing quality within software design, testing practices, and bug prevention strategies
  • Supporting the team in debugging, replication, and resolution of bugs and issues

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

Yoello – PR, Social & Marketing Intern (Paid)

Company – Yoello

Job Title – PR, Social & Marketing Intern (Paid)

Location –  Cardiff 

Contract –  Summer-long placements (min. 2 months) and year-long placements / year-in-industry length placements. 

Hours: 9am-5.30pm, Monday to Friday 

Company Description: 

Yoello is a fast-growth fintech providing mobile Order & Pay technology connecting merchants and customers in the physical world and revolutionising the way payments are made.  


A creative and ambitious intern to join Yoello’s marketing team on either a summer-long or full-year paid internship.

Sound like you? You’d work on Yoello’s own creative campaigns ⁠— thinking up ideas and helping us make a splash on socials, web, with the press and more. You’d work with the marketing team to bring strategic thinking into their projects, ensuring everything we produce and distribute is marketed perfectly to Yoello’s target audience of hospitality business owners. 

In return you would get the chance to work within a small but experienced start-up marketing team, working on live projects for the business while being nurtured by experienced mentors and exposed to dynamic start-up marketing life. By the end of the placement you’ll have grown your marketing skills and truly experienced what a career in the industry might look like.

Desired skills (all skills welcome at foundation level):

  • Copywriting skills ⁠— comfortable writing articles, copy for social channels and web content
  • Social media creative content planning ⁠— avid user of social media channels, has a great understanding of what content users love to see and react to, has plenty of content ideas they’re itching to put into reality
  • Strong desk researching skills / ability to navigate and analyse detailed information – able to take a new topic, research it thoroughly, have a solid understanding of the key elements, and be able to write about it shortly after
  • Natural news interest ⁠— someone who enjoys staying plugged into news & pop culture
  • Admin & organisation skills ⁠— someone who can take responsibility for their own tasks and manage time effectively
  • Any content creation skills (basic graphic design, video editing etc) desirable but by no means essential
  • Any production planning skills, e.g. experience planning out even the smallest-scale video productions, thinking about planning storyboards etc, would be brilliant but is by no means essential
  • Experience working in hospitality at any level would also add great insight to our hospitality-focused business but again, this is not essential!

‍What you’ll do:

  • Take part in brainstorming sessions, offering analytical insights to develop and plan creative marketing campaigns that increase brand awareness.
  • Develops engaging, creative, innovative PR & social content for regularly scheduled posts and press releases, which enlighten audiences and promote brand-focused messages
  • Reaching out to journalists to share stories about Yoello in a bid to get coverage
  • Perform market research, analysis, and testing using a variety of tools to gain insights and shape marketing strategy.
  • Collaborate with team members to optimise marketing automation and lead-nurturing processes through email, content, events, and social channels
  • Create, maintain, and distribute monthly marketing reports showing achievement of critical metrics
  • Develop a deep and comprehensive understanding of our brand, proposition and product so you are able to effectively market, promote and represent Yoello to prospective customers.
  • Assist team in development and execution of marketing campaigns spanning content creation, events, advertising, social media, partner campaigns and sales enablement.

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

Hodge – Senior Operational Resilience and Business Continuity Manager

Company – Hodge

Job Title – Senior Operational Resilience and Business Continuity Manager

Location – Cardiff, Wales

Contract – Full-time

Salary – £50K per annum

Perks – Yes (28 days Holiday with the option to buy more, Subsidised Gym Membership, Private Medical & Health Insurance & more)


Hodge are a financial services business focused on the retail savings, commercial lending and specialist residential mortgage  markets. 

Hodge are looking for a Senior Operational Resilience and Business Continuity Manager to develop and drive the delivery of a group wide operational resilience and business continuity framework, adhering to regulatory requirements whilst taking responsibility for tracking progress and managing key stakeholder relationships through to delivery. The successful candidate will own the end to end cycle of Operational resilience inclusive of BCP, live events, testing and planning.


  • Develop and own the Operational Resilience framework and Business Continuity Framework, including the ongoing assessment and testing activities to demonstrate and report on the ability to operate consistently within agreed impact tolerances.
  • Work closely with the business to identify its important business services (IBS) and ensure that the IBS’s, associated mapping and processes remain current and impact tolerances are regularly reviewed.
  • Define, implement, and take responsibility for effective monitoring and reporting of IBSs, associated risks and operational effectiveness.
  • Ensure operational resilience risks are identified and reported and working with wider business stakeholders develop the necessary plans to address these risks (across Business Continuity, IT continuity, Cyber Security, Supply Chain and Change Management perspectives)
  • Maintain the catalogue of important business services and the business components necessary to deliver them, driven by customer, regulatory and business ongoing viability considerations
  • Develop, create and implement the operational resilience roadmap – which ensures that the residual risk is reduced to or maintained at an acceptable level. Manage delivery of roadmap against agreed milestones and target dates and ensure the roadmap is updated to reflect regulation, audit/assurance reports or key findings.
  • Develop an annual testing schedule, considering a range of scenarios to test arrangements and recovery capabilities. Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure the schedule is delivered.
  • Develop regular resilience reporting for the Operational Resilience Committee and Operational Risk Committee.
  • Chair the Operational Resilience Committee Group, attended by senior stakeholders, with a primary focus on managing, monitoring, remediation, and continual improvement.
  • Lead the co-ordination of Hodge’s response to a disruptive event or incident.
  • Act as a subject matter expert across the group to share best practise, provide support and guidance and where appropriate support colleagues
  • You will be a role model to your colleagues who can clearly be seen to live and breathe our Hodge values in your day to day interactions with them (Genuine Empathy, Trusted Expertise, Bold Flexibility).
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and legislative and regulatory requirements, including, but not exhaustively, those related to Data Protection, Money Laundering, Health & Safety, FSA, Employment and other legislative requirements (as applicable).
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as and when requested.
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date knowledge of Compliance & Risk regulatory and legislative information related to Group products and services (e.g. PRA/FCA rules, Data Protection, Money Laundering, etc.), as advised by line management.
  • Support the risk culture of the organisation by taking personal responsibility for identifying and managing risks in everything you do.


  • Experience managing an Operational Resilience/Risk/BCM function, ideally in a Financial Services organisation
  • Operations/IT experience
  • Good knowledge of Operational resilience frameworks
  • Experience within a financial services business
  • Good knowledge of relevant laws, industry regulations including SYSC, PRA, FCA and Bank of England regulations relating to Operational Resilience and Business Continuity.

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

Chetwood Financial – Operations Academy Support

Company – Chetwood Financial 

Job Title – Operations Academy Support

Location –  Wrexham  

Contract – Full-time

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (life insurance, pension, private medical insurance including dental and optical & more)


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

Forming a pivotal role within Chetwood’s Academy Team you’ll be a support for all new starters within the Operations function. As part of the Training team, academy support will help new starters in their onboarding experience as well as providing ongoing coaching for existing employees. 

To be successful in the role you’ll need to have a strong coaching technique, have a genuine desire to help and support people as well as being able to provide effective feedback in a clear and timely manner. You should be able to develop new starters in the academy period, to aid them in passing their accreditation in the required timescale as well as creating good habits for new starters to take into their teams. The Academy Support role will be assisting most areas of Operations, covering multiple brands in the following areas: customer service, fraud, collections and complaints. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Support new and existing team members with procedure/queries/issues and be the first point of contact during their academy period
  • Successfully guide new hires through webform, live chat and phone call accreditation’s
  • Spotting improvements to enhance customer experience and feeding back into relevant areas
  • Coach and develop to a standard ready for their team
  • Support Training by being an SME providing operational knowledge and guidance 
  • Improve advisor capability to improve performance
  • Providing on-the-spot coaching

Skills and Experience:

  • Able to support and develop team members to achieve company and personal goals
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), in order to effectively communicate with Team members, other departmental contacts and customers 
  • Have the ability to coach and provide feedback to peers 
  • Flexible and reactive, able to work within a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Sound understanding of the financial services industry, ideally personal loans and credit cards

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

Monmouthshire Building Society – Head of Finance

Company – Monmouthshire Building Society 

Job Title – Head of Finance

Location –  Newport with agile working 

Contract – Full-time

Salary – £62-£78K DOE

Perks – Yes (28 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays & your birthday off, Company car allowance, Private healthcare & more)


Monmouthshire Building Society are an innovative, exciting, modern mutual and we’d love for you to join us. Monmouthshire Building Society have an ambitious 5-year strategy with strong growth plans and your role will play a crucial part in their success. Monmouthshire Building Society are a community and values-based employer that puts both their people and their members at the heart of what they do.

What will you be doing?

Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, you will lead the Finance team, and be responsible for ensuring the Society’s financial systems and controls are fit for purpose and operating effectively. You will also lead the production of the Society’s Financial reports ensuring they meet the needs of the business, and statutory and regulatory requirements. This is a great opportunity for an individual to act as a partner to leaders in the business, helping optimise performance through the operation of an effective management accounting framework. 

You will act as a principle point of contact, maintaining a good working relationship with the external auditors, tax advisors, financial systems providers and any other external stakeholders as agreed with the CFO.

Your key tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Chief Finance Officer in relation to Financial Risk including the design, establishment and maintenance of systems of control and systems of recording financial activity.
  • Providing Finance Team Leadership through clear direction on roles, responsibilities and behaviours within the team, this includes oversight in respect of the activities of the Finance team to ensure rigorous financial control is exercised at all times, and that all records, returns and reports are produced accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the functionality of the Whistlebrook accounting suite is maximised in order to improve the quality of the management information systems and the operational productivity of all staff
  • Reviewing of taxation returns and ownership for ensuring all taxation issues are addressed.
  • Statutory reporting & external auditing, including ensuring that the year-end financial statements and external audit files of year end papers are produced in an accurate comprehensive and timely manner
  • Ensure all monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory returns to FCA/PRA are prepared and submitted in an accurate and timely manner.

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

Sero – Bid Coordinator and writer

Company – Sero

Job Title – Bid Coordinator and writer

Location – Cardiff / virtual

Contract – Full-time

Salary – Up to £35,000 

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


Sero are looking for an experienced bid/tender writer and coordinator to help them with tender submissions, grant or research funding bids and framework applications

It’s a chance to be part of a growing, friendly team trying to make a positive difference fighting the climate emergency.

What Sero will be asking you to do:

As Sero’s bid writer and coordinator you will be supporting Sero and their Partners to secure funding that further unlocks delivery of net zero carbon homes. You’ll be involved in the day-to-day completion of ongoing collaborative bids for grant funding projects, as well as commercial tenders, research proposals and framework submissions. Alongside this, you’ll be monitoring upcoming opportunities and liaising with the Sero team for innovations that match. You’ll have the support of Sero’s teams to allow you to draw together technical, operational and digital insights to form clear, compelling written submissions and supporting reviews.

You’ll lead the interpretation of bid requirements and own the production of bid responses, including authoring where required, with support from the wider Sero technical and delivery teams. As part of this, you’ll drive the bid submission timelines and any interim milestones you create, and hopefully also lead the celebrations at bid submission and for the ensuing successful team win!

What Sero would like from you:

  • Experience of leading previous Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund bid submissions (Demonstrator or Wave 1 submissions) or similar BEIS/UK Gov run funding rounds
  • Previous experience with other UK Government funding retrofit programmes (ECO; Green Homes Grant) or devolved government funding (Innovative Housing Programme; Optimised Retrofit Programme),
  • Experience working with Registered Providers and Technical Construction Specialists to understand key retrofit interventions and technologies (we don’t expect you to be an expert)
  • Working knowledge of PAS2035 approach to retrofit (again, we have experts to support)
  • Project and Stakeholder management experience for collaborative bids to ensure fair and equitable outcomes for all involved,
  • Ability to convey complex technical solutions in clear, compelling plain language (or diagrams) without losing accuracy or focus, either from scratch yourself or using material by others.

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

Admiral – Test Automation Engineer

Company – Admiral

Job Title – Test Automation Engineer

Location – Cardiff 

Contract – Full-time

Salary – Competitive

Perks – Yes (read about Admiral’s benefits here –


Admiral have an opportunity for an experienced Test Automation Engineer to develop and manage test automation frameworks for a variety of applications within their Data and Analytics tribe.

You will work within the Data and Analytics tribe composed of Software Engineers, Data Analysts, Cloud Engineers and Data Scientists whose primary focus is to design and develop innovative technology solutions for a variety of internal stakeholders.

Admiral are looking for an enthusiastic and curious individual, who can think creatively to solve problems and meet user requirements. You must have a keen interest in testing and quality assurance, applying shift-left, test-first principles with hands-on experience of automating testing, designing and implementing testing automation frameworks.

As Admiral works within the Scaled Agile framework, they are looking for someone who can work both independently and as part of a team within a fast-paced and changing environment. This requires an individual who can deliver to agreed timelines, communicating effectively, and thinking innovatively.


As part of a multi-discipline team challenged with building in a cloud data platform, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality of the services and applications Admiral are developing. This will include:

  • Defining tools and frameworks to develop and maintain test automation.
  • Identification of test automation opportunities.
  • Work closely with the development team to define strategy and best practices.
  • Looking for opportunities to “Shift left” testing and test automation.
  • Providing clear and accurate documentation for the tests and test automation.
  • Contributing towards the continuous improvement of testing and test automation practices.
  • Integrating automated tests with the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Sharing Best Practice and owning the testing process is in all cadence ceremonies.
  • You will also be expected to keep your skills up to date by following advancements in testing and test automation.

 Skills and Experience:

  • At least 3 years of experience in building complex test automation framework from scratch using Java or Python.
  • Automated API/component integration testing with experience with Postman or similar tooling.
  • Experience in integrating automated testing into a CI/CD pipeline – especially any experience with Azure DevOps or Jenkins.
  • Strong experience in Selenium and BDD with Cucumber or similar framework.
  • Experience with non-functional testing with JMeter or similar.
  • Experience of working in an agile environment and the role of QA in agile ceremonies.
  • Experience stubbing and creating automation for microservice architecture at distributed scale.
  • Experience with Data Analytics, Big Data or similar.
  • Working knowledge of JIRA, and git.
  • Real passion for clean code, automation testing and continuous delivery.

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, 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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