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Head of Treasury

 

About the job

The Digital Banking industry is in the middle of its growth and expansion, this is a chance to make progress in how funds are moved, how are handled and in the era of technology how fast are sent and received. We are looking to hire a Head of Treasury who will be responsible for the management of the Bank’s Treasury Function including Investment Capacity, Funding Strategy, Liquidity Management, Interest Rate Management and Treasury Assets.

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • To lead and develop the treasury team of a growing bank, to minimise cost of funds while providing necessary funding for assets and operating within risk appetite

  • Strong commercial focus and ability to work within a collegiate culture to maximise the success if the bank as a whole

  • Operational competence in the managing all relevant treasury risks (primary liquidity and interest rate), including through use of interest rate hedging instrument

Liquidity

  • Lead development of the Bank’s funding plan and strategy, to support the evolution and growth of the Bank’s loan book, manage liquidity and interest rate risk, and to minimise funding costs

  • Ensure that the bank has sufficient liquidity to meet its obligations and is in compliance with Regulatory Liquidity Guidance, LCR, NSFR and internal risk appetite at all times

Interest Rate Risk

  • Understand, model and manage existing and projected interest rate risk in the banking book to within appetite

  • Work with prudential risk manager and finance team to calibrate appropriate IRRBB appetite within ICAAP

  • Lead use of interest rate swaps to manage IRRBB

Treasury Assets

  • Management of any treasury assets held, where appropriate (currently funds are held at BoE, but in time this may change)

BoE and other counterparties

  • Own relationship between Pegasus Alfa Ltd and Bank of England in relation to reserve account, liquidity facilities and other relevant matters

  • Own relationship between Pegasus Alfa Ltd and with money market counterparties, including Nostro and swap counterparties

General Treasury

  • To manage the Treasury team and contribute to Senior Leadership team on treasury related matters

  • Ensure that appropriate financial systems and controls are in place within Treasury

  • Review of regulatory returns relating to treasury matters (liquidity, IRRBB)

  • To keep under review all legislative, regulatory and government developments that might affect treasury and to maintain up to date policies and procedures

  • Review and management of Money Market Counterparty Limits

  • Contributor to Bank’s budget for Treasury related matters

  • Member of ALCO and Senior Leadership Team

Systems

  • Ownership of Treasury related systems – e.g. liquidity modelling (KnowCo), IRRBB modelling

 

Experience and skills sought:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA) or Treasurer (ACT) with minimum 10 years PQE and relevant Financial Services industry experience

  • Senior level accountancy/treasury experience

  • Strategic thinking skills

  • Competent IT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Refinitive Eikon etc..) and presentation skills

  • Knowledge of Treasury risk modelling, administration and payments system

  • Knowledge of regulatory rules and regulation in relation to areas of responsibility.

  • Awareness of operating within the rules of an FCA and PRA regulated company

How we’ll reward you.

 

Salary: Competitive salary (higher than competitors) + competitive bonus + excellent pension + benefits.

 
 

Head of Compliance and MLRO

 

Do you have risk management and compliance experience, and are you seeking a new full-time job in London?

We are looking for a Head of Compliance and MLRO, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. The business provides banking solutions for private and business clients, current accounts, international transactions, debit cards, and investment platform.

As an experienced and measured Head of Compliance and MLRO, you will be instrumental in maintaining the current regulatory regime within the business, but also building the compliance, and AML frameworks and providing advice to the board on both regulatory matters and general strategy as the business expands.

If you were currently in this Head of Compliance role, here are some of the areas you would have been working on recently:

  • Developing and maintaining adequate compliance manuals, policies, guidelines across the business

  • Providing oversight of an effective compliance training program that promotes a positive risk management and compliance culture

  • Managing day-to-day operations of the compliance and MLRO function

  • Driving and implementing changes to efficiently conduct compliance and mitigate any AML / CTF risks

  • Ensure focused, sound, robust communication with the national regulatory bodies

  • Collaborate with the bank finance function over the preparation and ongoing review of the ICARA / ICAAP for the discretionary future fund management business

  • Attend bank board meetings

To apply for this Head of Compliance role, you will need to be a self-starter committed to achieving outcomes and have helped design and execute compliance, and AML functions in financial institutions.

 

You will also require the following:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a similar compliance or risk management role

  • Knowledge and familiarity of the following fintech regulations, digital banks functioning, all process form on-boarding a client to bank transactions and card payments.

  • Competent IT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Refinitive Eikon etc..) and presentation skills

  • Experience with FCA and BaFin rules preferable.

  • Awareness of operating within the rules of an FCA and PRA regulated company

  • Experience in managing and integrating regulatory change

  • Experience of acquisitions in regards to compliance and legislation is useful but not essential

  • Managing the compliance team

As a vital member of our team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, we will provide a favourable salary and the chance to join a experienced team with great communication skills.

How we’ll reward you.

Salary: Competitive salary (higher than competitors) + competitive bonus + excellent pension + benefits.

Business Development Director

This role reports to the Head of Business Development and faces into Commercial Clients & Corporate Clients sector specialist teams and works with the Relationship and Product Teams to drive market origination activity.

 

This role involves delivering a client-centric approach offering all relevant banking solutions for prospect clients at the point of origination, building and enhancing Pegasus Alfa's market profile and presence within the Commercial Clients segment, and working collaboratively with other relevant areas of Pegasus Alfa UK.

 

The difference you will make.

 

  • Working with the Relationship and Product Teams to drive market origination activity.

  • Supporting origination of high growth and structured finance funded deal types and the needs of international businesses.

  • Building client led relationships where your knowledge and understanding of businesses is creating a source of differentiation for Pegasus Alfa.

  • Building and enhancing Pegasus Alfa’s market profile and presence within the Commercial Clients segment, working alongside the Corporate Business Development teams.

  • Playing a pivotal role in co-ordinating Corporate and Commercial Banking regional or sector origination strategy. Understanding the market opportunity, identifying market trends, and creating opportunities.

  • Following an IAM Risk framework, managing all types of risk.

 

What you will bring.

 

  • An enhanced professional network of key business influencers across the region and industry sector and co-ordinate alongside the Corporate Clients Business Development teams.

  • Experience and confidence in origination, including regular cold calling and targeting of leads.

  • A strong awareness of the local region and activity of our competitors in the marketplace.

  • Ability to lead and support local relationship teams to build and maintain a strong origination pipeline of high-quality businesses.

  • Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation and networking skills.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the role

  • Awareness of operating within the rules of an FCA and PRA regulated company

 

At Pegasus Alfa , we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Pegasus Alfa and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

 

How we’ll reward you.

 

Salary: Competitive salary (higher than competitors) + competitive bonus + excellent pension + benefits.

 

Business Development Manager Multiple Positions

UK, Germany, Scandinavia, GULF Countries

The Digital Banking industry is in the middle of its growth and expansion, this is a chance to make progress in how funds are moved, how are handled and in the era of technology how fast are sent and received.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a relationship focused, business development individual to join their sales team, developing relationships with private accounts customers.

 

Key responsibilities of the Business Development Manager will include:

• Develop the business and bring new customers across the defined geographical area in order to increase both the quantity and quality of enquiries and applications submitted to the bank.

• Build a network of new partners for a higher engagement of new customers who will also be compliant with the regulations .

• Provide training, presentations and assistance to the partners as required, to ensure that our products and processes are well understood, utilising their industry experience and contacts. The primary objective is to ensure that our products and srvices are presented in a proper way of how they are helping the end customer and also make sure that everything is aligned with the regulations.

• Work closely with the Marketing team to ensure that all product materials meet the requirements of the clients.

• Make suggestions about product, processing or servicing improvements which could be made based on market intelligence. • Represent the organisation at any relevant industry events in order to promote the organisation and its products, including exhibitions, seminars, awards ceremonies as required.

You will also require the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar business development role

  • Knowledge and familiarity of the following: fintech industry, online and digital banking, debit cards sales, useful technology from the fintech industry and how this helps our end customer.

  • Basic knowledge of FCA rules or/and local legislation

  • Awareness of operating within the rules of an FCA and PRA regulated company

  • Competent IT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Refinitive Eikon etc..) and presentation skills

  • English and local language knowledge is a must.

 

You must have previous buseinss development experience in same position , and have a strong background in either relationship building, account management or business development.

How we’ll reward you.

Salary: Competitive salary (higher than competitors) + competitive bonus + excellent pension + benefits.

 

Head of Sales and Marketing

The Digital Banking industry is in the middle of its growth and expansion, this is a chance to make progress in how funds are moved, how are handled and in the era of technology how fast are sent and received.

 

This exciting and newly created role will be responsible for the marketing, communication and sales of our neobank products and services. A strategic role with direct people management responsibility, this role reports to the CEO directly.

 

Key responsibilities of the Head of Sales and Marketing:

Set the strategic and operational direction for Pegasus Alfa Ltd portfolio to enable us to deliver on our sales, and market share and growth ambitions

  • Develop an annual marketing, sales and communications plan to ensure commercial objectives are achieved

  • Set, monitor and continually evaluate spend, to gain maximum ROI for every activity

  • Lead, Coach and motivate the team, ensuring there are the right skills and competencies for the right roles, to deliver success

  • Define and develop our strategy to become a truly Digital 1st operator, leading the way in our field.

  • Build our brand

  • Develop and deliver on new routes to market

  • Develop strategic approach for faster and easier way of acquiring customers

You will also require the following:

  • Minimum of 8+ years experience in a similar head of sales and marketing role

  • Knowledge and familiarity of the following: fintech industry, online and digital banking, debit cards sales, useful technology from the fintech industry and how this helps our end customer.

  • Awareness of operating within the rules of an FCA and PRA regulated company

  • You will have significant experience at leadership level, ideally within both marketing and sales

  • You will have the ability to coach and inspire your team

  • You will have a clear understanding and passion for the opportunity that “digital” communications present

  • Competent IT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and presentation skills

  • You will have experience at building brands

  • You will have strong financial and commercial skills

  • You would describe yourself as “strategic” with the ability to look to the future needs of the business, whilst balancing the day-to-day requirements of the role.

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build internal relationships with key stakeholders

How we’ll reward you.

Salary: Competitive salary (higher than competitors) + competitive bonus + excellent pension + benefits.

 

Chief of Staff

The Digital Banking industry is in the middle of its growth and expansion, this is a chance to make progress in how funds are moved, how are handled and in the era of technology how fast are sent and received.

 

A strategic role with direct people communication responsibility, this role reports to the CEO directly.

 

Key responsibilities of the Chief of Staff:

• Serve as liaison between staff, executives, senior leaders, and Group MD, regarding

company climate, employee well-being, project updates, proposals, and planning.

• Attend board meetings across the various businesses, contributing where appropriate to

the engagement and where needed documenting minutes of the meeting.

• Oversee daily operations through collaboration with senior management and department

leaders, performing an array of administrative tasks from managing the Group MD’s

calendar, generating correspondence, maintaining hard copy and electronic files, planning,

and coordinating quarterly and annual corporate meetings with the company secretary,

and scheduling facilities.

• Work with the Group MD and business executives to execute special projects, these

include:

▪ Drafting Chairman’s and managing directors Reports to Shareholders;

▪ Compiling quarterly board packs and special reports therein;

▪ Project management of the Halls Holdings Integrated Annual Report;

▪ Driving the process of necessary updates required for marketing collateral (Halls Holdings

brochures, websites, shareholder portal etc.); and

▪ Creation and execution of personal development programmes.

• Plan and coordinate special events to ensure excellent execution and seamless flow,

these include:

▪ Shareholder Communications and Roadshows;

▪ Annual General Meeting; and

▪ Other strategic, social, or special events that fall outside the quarterly and annual

corporate meetings.

• Build and develop relationships with all employees for increased efficiency and effective

responsiveness into existing operations, and help to define new operational strategies.

• Consult with subject matter experts of the Group and each of the various businesses and

industries in which they operate, handling inquiries, performing analysis, and developing

action plans to address material business matters, and assisting with the preparation and

dissemination of communications.

• Build, analyse and assess business cases and financial models for ongoing and

prospective investments.

• Develop human capital frameworks and reporting structures and DEI requirements and

goals, participation in the Halls Human Capital Forum is normally a monthly requirement.

• Assist Group Head of Finance with various report taskings and group organogram

designs.

• Assist chair of the board with board and committee management.

• Assist with ongoing/prospective transactions and admin and communications surrounding

these transactions as well as due diligence.

• Handle media and external stakeholder queries and demands where MD is not able to

attend to matters herself.

You will also require the following:

  • Minimum of 8+ years experience in a similar chief of staff role

  • Awareness of operating within the rules of an FCA and PRA regulated company

  • You will have the ability to coach and inspire your team

  • You will have a clear understanding and passion for the opportunity that “digital” communications present

  • Competent IT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and presentation skills

  • You would describe yourself as “strategic” with the ability to look to the future needs of the business, whilst balancing the day-to-day requirements of the role.

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build internal relationships

  • Bias towards action who is expected to be extremely pro-active

  • A commercial mind set who can think creatively to spot commercial opportunities and be determined to execute on those opportunities

  • Experience in planning and leading complex programmes

  • Proven experience organizing and directing multiple teams and departments

  • An ability to prioritise as the role will throw up a very large quantity of work requiring an ability to prioritise what is important/valuable

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure;

  • Excellent communicator in written and verbal form

  • Extremely versatile, dedicated to efficient productivity

  • Strong project reporting skills, with a focus on interdepartmental communication

  • Ideally but not exclusively, military or government intelligence experience

  • Exceptional team player

  • We only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

How we’ll reward you.

Salary: Competitive salary (higher than competitors) + competitive bonus + excellent pension + benefits.

 

Head of Human Resources

The Digital Banking industry is in the middle of its growth and expansion, this is a chance to make progress in how funds are moved, how are handled and in the era of technology how fast are sent and received.

 

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will take primacy on all HR activities as part of the senior management team and contribute to the successful achievement of Pegasus Alfa ltd business goals.

Key responsibilities of the Head of HR:

  • Take primacy on all HR activities within Pegasus Alfa and act as first point of contact for Pegasus Alfa’ senior management team.

  • Support and actively contribute to the achievement of Pegasus Alfa business plan.

  • Generate and manage an Pegasus Alfa HR plan which supports operational growth and aligns with the People Strategy and Divisional/Group requirements.

  • Provide ad-hoc advice and coaching on all HR issues and act as the subject matter expert on the HR components of change management projects.

  • Support all HR and resourcing aspects of bids, tenders, acquisitions, TUPEs and mobilisations.

  • Manage the activity and output of the Pegasus Alfa HR team to ensure all employee relations cases are dealt with effectively and vacancies are efficiently filled with quality candidates.

  • Manage local and the global HR Team.

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You will also require the following:

  • Minimum of 8+ years experience in a similar HR role

  • Awareness of operating within the rules of an FCA and PRA regulated company

  • You will have the ability to coach and inspire your team

  • Preferably having managed a team.

  • Excellent ability to form lasting relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the business.

  • Commercial acumen and solutions-orientated individual who is well-organised.

  • Comfortable with ambiguity, resilient and prepared to offer appropriate challenge.

  • Able to work in a matrix organisation with multiple stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of employment law and supremely confident dealing with employee relations cases.

  • Experience of TUPE would be a distinct advantage.

  • CIPD qualified or equivalent HR experience.

  • You will have a clear understanding and passion for the opportunity that “digital” communications present

  • Competent IT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and presentation skills

  • You would describe yourself as “strategic” with the ability to look to the future needs of the business, whilst balancing the day-to-day requirements of the role.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build internal relationships

  • Bias towards action who is expected to be extremely pro-active

  • Head Hunting abilities and experience is a plus
  • Exceptional team player

  • Remote recruitment of talent

How we’ll reward you.

Salary: Competitive salary (higher than competitors) + competitive bonus + excellent pension + benefits.