Operating Officer - Strategic Projects

  • Fiduciam
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • 02/08/2020
Full time Accounting Finance IT - Systems Engineering IT - Software Development Operations Project Management

Job Description

About us:

We are a young, dynamic and rapidly growing SME lender with a focus on business bridging loans. We are funded by institutional investors and are seeking to grow our loan book at a healthy pace. We currently provide business bridge and development loans in the UK, Netherlands, Ireland, Spain, Germany, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland. To find out more about us: www.fiduciam.co.uk. 

Why consider us?

We have important funding commitments from top-tier institutional investors now that we have established a successful five-year lending track record. The principals behind Fiduciam have established multiple successful ventures and platforms in the financial services sector and are proven innovators. They stand out by their willingness to invest in infrastructure and their long-term perspective. Your opportunity is to join a company at a stage where it has successfully established itself and looks to expand its business.

The Operating Officer position offers you an opportunity to work closely with the leadership team on the development and control of the company. A substantial part of the job will consist of managing strategic projects as the right hand of the COO. We will invest actively in your training, coaching and career progression such that you can assume an increasing amount of responsibility over time.

Specific Responsibilities:

We are looking for a motivated person to join us in our London office as Operating Officer with the following responsibilities:

  • Project managing new company initiatives in respect of funding, portfolio management and market opportunities;
  • Supporting other teams within Fiduciam in achieving their strategic initiatives and goals;
  • Working with the Corporate Accountant on financial management and reporting, cashflow analysis and ad hoc finance exercises/projects; and
  • Assisting with internal audit and controlling.

About you:

  • Academic degree (bachelors/master) in business administration, law, engineering or other with excellent academic track record;
  • Experience of at least two years in an operating officer role or project management function;
  • You have an entrepreneurial profile and can-do attitude and you have an ability to set up and run new ventures within the company;
  • You are highly diligent and precise;
  • You are well organized, analytical, and results-focused;
  • You are able to work quickly and accurately against deadlines;
  • You are an excellent communicator, fluent in English, and other language skills (in particular Spanish, German, French and Dutch) are a plus.
  • Good numerical skills and proficiency with Excel and other productivity IT tools
  • ungry to learn and push your boundaries in a growing company;
  • Enjoying an international environment;
  • Eligible to work in the UK

What you get:

  • Being part of a dynamic company in the fintech industry in central London;
  • Working in a young and international team (over 15 nationalities and 21 languages);
  • Extensive experience and exposure: whilst we are a young and dynamic company you will be working together with people with impressive industry experience;
  • The opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding company as well as the development of new products and exploring new markets;
  • An opportunity to accelerate your career by assuming a lot of responsibility in a meritocratic environment with little hierarchy and good intra-company career perspectives; and
  • Competitive salary, health insurance, pension and a discretionary bonus.