Managing Director

Start-Up Division Of Established Business

Remote Working - Highly Competitive Salary

Some MDs and CEOs like ‘maintenance’ type roles. Others like large corporate environments where they are surrounded by a large team. This is certainly NOT one of those ‘typical’ roles.

If you are seeking an alternative challenge within a FS market disruptor, and where you can make a substantial difference, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

With an established international business, this new division is the first venture into the UK market, with substantial growth, they are seeking a commercially minded, experienced leader who will thrive on helping to build something special.

With this strong global footprint in their sector, a superb product and a clear identity, they are now positioned for the next chapter in their story.

As the Managing Director, you will be a key part of this.

You will form a close partnership with the existing management team and stakeholders, providing strategic advice and direction.

You also need to strike that well-known balance within any SME of being hands-on and adopting a pragmatic approach.

A key requirement in these early stages will be to work closely with their FCA contact and to complete the thorough accreditation process. Moving forwards, you will be integral to the growth and implementing the ‘tried and tested’ business plan, making improvements as required.

Your ability to communicate effectively, working with and presenting to internal and external stakeholders at all levels is essential.

If you are this commercially minded, experienced individual, have a relevant background of financial services and high-growth start-ups, this could be a good partnership.

If you also have a history of driving a business within this sector, liaising with FCA and investors, reviewing and improving processes and procedures, strong business partnering background and you are comfortable dealing with the challenges faced within this environment, this could be THE perfect match.

A part-time or consultative approach will be considered whilst the business is completing it’s FCA process, subsequently progressing into a full-time position.

If this is you, then please send us a CV or call for a confidential conversation and to find out more. The recruitment process is moving swiftly so please contact us ASAP.


  • A history of working within an FCA regulated environment
  • Strategic decision maker with a high level of commercial acumen
  • Strong I.T. Skills with a knowledge of the challenges of a high-growth start-up businesses
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy, ensuring financial data is summarised in a logical way and targeted to the relevant audience
  • A proven background of taking a pragmatic and commercial approach to the challenges faces in a high-growth start-up
  • A positive and collaborative approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We’re so passionate about the quality of our partnership with you that we’re happy to discuss the market, assist with honest advice, run staff engagement exercises for your team (FREE of charge) or even just shoot the breeze!