Financial Services

These are uncertain times. But one thing you can be certain of is the unique methodological approach we have here at Green Park to ensure confidence about filling roles with remarkable candidates.

Trust our Interim Management & Executive Search team to bring you the benefit of years of experience and industry knowledge, combined with the established international networks and channels to deliver your senior resourcing initiatives on time and to budget.

The Financial services sector is one of Green Park’s core strengths with an impressive track record of executive hires across the “C” suite and their reporting lines. We have built entire team structures successfully and offer both interim and executive search solutions.

The team comes from a range of backgrounds including actuarial, banking strategy consulting, research and business leadership. Our team boast strong networks and track record in three geographical regions including Asia / Australia, Europe / Middle East and USA.

Supporting the Financial Services Practice, we have a dedicated in-house multi-lingual research team who are passionate about mapping, identifying and cultivating key talent.  

Sectors covered include:

We deliver across all functions, but the majority of executive search mandates and interim management assignments which we are engaged to execute for our Financial Services clients are in the following areas:

Track Record

Group CFO
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
KM6835
Location:
London
Salary:
£150,000 - £200,000 + benefits

The Client

My client is a group of companies who is looking for a Group CFO to drive the business forward

The Assignment

You will be responsible for  Finance , Risk, Compliance,  IT, IR  and Procurement

  • Managing the capital and its implication to the Boards and CEO’s .
  • Overseeing Corporate Finance deals and the structuring of the se opportunities
  • Managing the external relationships  with the regulator, banks, HMRC, Auditors.
  • Driving growth and profit through the organisations.
  • The role will have day to day responsibilities for managing a team

The Manager

The suitable candidate will have

  • Worked for small or medium size financial services organisations
  • At least five years managing broad business relationships
  • Driven growth through an organisations
Head of Property & Procurement
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
JS6738
Location:
London
Salary:
£120000 - £150000 per year

The Client
Our client, a rapidly expanding financial services organisation is looking to recruit a Property & Procurement Director to manage their Procurement and Property spend, whilst improving and transforming a function to generate commercial benefits for the business and meet its third party supplier and property needs. The role will lead a team of category managers, working closely with the business units, to provide advice on supplier decisions and manage high value tenders; as well as ensuring the Group Property Strategy is implemented.

The Assignment

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Implementation of five year Group Property Strategy (Property Acquisitions, Disposals, Fit-outs, Dilapidations, Relocations and M&A Due Diligence / Integration),
  • Real Estate Business as Usual (Critical Event Management, Lease Compliance, Renewals, Licences for Works/Sublets, Lease Administration & Data, Rent Payment, Business Rates, Insurance and Lease Audit),
  • FM and Operations Business as Usual (H&S Compliance, Operations Management, Minor Works, PPM Strategy, Operational Budgets, Energy Audits & Buying, Third Party Management).
  • Strategic leadership of a team of professional procurement personnel to deliver savings targets and develop best practice procurement processes.

The Manager

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Significant previous experience in a leadership role in a procurement function where you have been responsible for designing and delivering procurement strategy across an organisation.
  • Extensive experience in managing a UK portfolio of property.
  • Experience of transforming and improving a procurement and property team or function.
  • Experience of achieving significant savings through analysis of group spend and identification of key cost saving opportunities and improving supply.
  • Experience gained in financial services, technology or complicated regulated environments is preferred.
  • Experience of improving processes and procedures to support better buying across an organisation.
  • Previous experience gained across multiple categories of spend, in particular technology categories.
  • Experience of managing sensitive, critical and complicated third party supplier contractors.
  • Experience of successfully delivering cost savings and improved business performance.
  • CIPS qualifications and/or membership of a professional property management body would be advantageous.
  • Operational experience in managing outsourced FM service relationships.
  • Strong analytic skills, comfortable using fact-based analysis to support business decision making.
  • Excellent people and relationship building skills; a strong communicator, powerful levels of persuasion and experience of building board level/C-Suite relationships.
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills with experience of successfully building and leading teams.
Interim Business Change Data Programme Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM6255
Location:
London
Salary:
£750 - £850 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client is a financial services organisation and who are now looking for an Interim Business Change Data Programme Manager to define the programme of work around the use of data within the business.


The Interim Assignment
You will be looking at the impact of data protection on the broader programme.

This will include:

  • Understanding the restrictions of data usage under the Data Protection Act
  • Understanding how data can be used efficiently within the business to create competitor advantages
  • Oversea a number of Business Data Projects simultaneously running 
  • Insuring strong governance and controls are in place
  • Managing a complex group of stakeholder

The Interim Manager
You will have run business data programmes from inception through to delivery and have an understanding of the impact of data on an organisation. Experience of dealing with complex stakeholders is a must as is Financial Services experience. You must also be available at very short notice.  

Finance Consultant – CASS ( Client Assets Sourcebook)
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM6241
Location:
UK
Salary:
£800 - £1200 per day

The Client
Our client is a fintech looking for a finance consultant to assist them with their Client Assets Sourcebook

The Interim Assignment
This role will involve:

  • Working with the team to meet the FCA’s requirements
  • Working with the project team who are implementing the necessary changes to comply with the Regulators requirements
  • Moving the project forward and enabling the timelines to be met
  • Helping the organisation understand how to best work with the regulator
  • Liaising with the regulator

The Interim Manager
The interim Manager must have experience in CASS and have worked with the regulator. It would be ideal if you have been a CF10a before or worked for one

This is an immediate start. You may wish to do this on a part time basis

Interim Senior Business Analyst
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM5969
Location:
London
Salary:
£550 - £650 per day
Duration:
6 Months

Our client, a financial services organisation, are looking for an Interim Senior Business Analyst to join them for a period of 6 months. The business are implementing Saleforce and this role is responsible for leading all the requirements including definition, solution design, configuration and latterly the deployment.

The role will include:

  • Creating, and then management of the execution of, test plans
  • Leading clients through workshops to discover, define and prioritise requirements
  • Full documentation of requirements using your own technical knowledge to translate those requirements
  • Coaching/mentoring junior team members

The successful candidate:

  • Will be significantly experience Business Analyst with experience of the software lifecycle
  • You will have significant Saleforce configuration and customer development experience (certification is a plus)
  • You will be available at short notice
Senior Commercial Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM5838
Location:
North West
Duration:
6 months

Senior Commercial Manager

My client is an organisation who is outsourcing a number of services. They are looking for a senior commercial manager to work with the organisation on their third party deals. 

The role will be varied and involve a mix of responsibilities from managing the relationship, the commercials, dealing with contention, managing the vendors. 

The successful candidate will have been a senior commercial/vendor manager who has experience of material outsource and managing material outsources. Experience working with global and mid-size suppliers with be essential. 
 

Senior Project Manager/Programme Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM5836
Location:
North West
Salary:
£700 - £800 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
My client is a Financial Services organisation who are looking for an Interim Data Migration Programme Manager to join them for a period of 6 months. 

The Interim Manager/Assignment
You will be involved with all aspects of data migration including working with the data that is coming out, ensuring it is consistent and clean to ensure accurate information at all times.

Dealing with immcumbent suppliers and motivating the suppliers to ensure that the change of suppliers doesn’t slow up the migration.

  • Interim will be responsible for managing all existing relationships with current suppliers 
  • Interim will have done data migrations which could have been cards, mortgages, savings, loans. 
  • Experience of working in financial services.
  • Be available of short notice.
Interim AML Consultant
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM5821
Location:
North West
Salary:
£500 per day
Duration:
3-6 months

The Client
Our client is a financial services organisation who are looking to add more depth to their existing AML team.

The Interim Assignment/Manager
The interim manager will be involved in a number of AML issues subject to your background and experience.

The interim manager will need to be:

  • An AML specialist
  • Possess strong stakeholder management
  • Be flexible in their style, able to adapt the changing requirements of the role be a flexible resource that can be deployed in a number of areas of AML be pragmatic and commercial
  • Immediately available or on a weeks’ notice period
Interim AML Senior Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM5820
Location:
North West
Salary:
£700 - £1000 Per Day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

The Client
Our client is a financial services organisation who are looking to add more depth to their existing AML team.

The Interim Assignment/Manager
The interim manager will be involved in a number of AML issues subject to your background and experience.

The interim manager will need to be:

  • An AML specialist
  • Possess strong stakeholder management
  • Be flexible in their style, able to adapt the changing requirements of the role be a flexible resource that can be deployed in a number of areas of AML be pragmatic and commercial
  • Immediately available or on a weeks’ notice period
Head of Technology Risk and Governance
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM5644
Location:
North West
Salary:
£1200 - £1400 per day + benefits

The Client
Our client is an insurance company who are looking to appoint a head of technology risk and governance, to join an established team.  The business is reliant on its technology strategy, improving its resilience and capability of platforms and new innovative technologies that will improve the customer experience

The Interim Assignment

  • Working closely with the senior management team to understand and manage the technology risk profile
  • Manage the relationship between the business where there are competing priorities.
  • Understanding and working with the senior management team to highlight and advise on actions and find the correct balance between usability and security, testing v time to market and functionality
  • Ensure there are frameworks to support the activity.  
  • Manage the governance process ensuring there are appropriate controls

The Interim Manager

  • You will be in a senior leadership role currently looking for a new challenge
  • You will have indepth experience working in technology
  • Understand governance, controls and risk
  • Experience of working on large programmes
  • Strong leadership skills where you have managed and developed people
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence at all levels

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