Chief Operating Officer, Fintech Start Up - Home Working

Basic Salary 120k + Bonus
Ref: 130 Date Posted: Wednesday 14 Jul 2021
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Top reasons to work as COO for this client:

  • Basic salary to £120k.
  • Generous discretionary bonus.
  • Ambitious SME disruptor to the Fintech sector.
  • Unparalleled career opportunity, fast-track to UK CEO.
  • Home based working, Flexibility / London Office as required.
  • 25 days holiday.

Core responsibilities will typically include:

Planning & Strategy:

  • Collaborating, Creating, Implementing, Controlling and Communicating Strategic plans to internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

Operational Delivery:

  • Maintain active involvement in all operational aspects.
  • Identify growth opportunities.
  • Develop and coach the SMT, especially in areas of Planning & Strategy.
  • Prepare budgets – deliver within them – and report status to the board.
  • Install and implement policies, controls, accounting standards and procedures.


  • Act as a business confidant and counsel to the CEO.
  • Manage and monitor company operations.
  • Provide leadership and guidance and promote a culture of high performance.
  • Plan for the continued and stable expansion of UK operations.

Expected Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working as a COO / Head of Operations or similar within a financial start-up.
  • Compelling technological background: product ownership / delivery, ideally within Issuance.
  • Proven Commercial aptitude within Digital, Fintech or Financial Start-up or Scale-up.
  • Adept at working cross-functionally, thinking strategically, and providing practical guidance.
  • Excellent project, problem-solving and time management skills.
  • Strong understanding of technical concepts, an analytical mindset and attention to detail.
  • A persuasive communicator and public speaker, able to act as UK CEO as and when required.
  • Comfortable leading / managing teams to tight deadlines, remaining calm under pressure.