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FinTech Talent

Written by Dominic Bareham
May 14, 2019
Submitted by Dominic Bareham on Tue, 05/14/2019 - 08:27

Here at Morgan McKinley, we've got the right candidate to take your business to the next level, whether they are from Accounting and Finance, Strategy, or IT and Analytics. Look through their outstanding profiles and use the form at the bottom of the page to get connected with them!

Full Stack Java Developer

A solid full stack developer with extensive experience across the industry who will ensure that best practices are both upheld and are innovated on. They come from a financial services background having previously worked for one of the Big 4 banks as well as a leading global financial services organisation. They are open to both permanent and contracting opportunities.  

  • Salary Expectation: $750 per day + super or $140,000 per annum
  • Location: Sydney
  • Interpersonal skills: As a developer, they understand how important collaboration is and enjoy being a valuable contributor to the team. They always aim to work to support the team.
  • Education / Accreditation: Bachelor of Technology with First Class Honours
  • ExperienceWith over 10 years experience as a full stack developer, their expertise lies within developing applications and micro-services and APIs using Java and the Spring suite. Within the past five years this candidate has proven experience creating Single Page Applications using ReactJS and Node. Solid experience with end-to-end development, unit testing and Automation through JUnit, Jasmine as well as Selenium, Appium and building Cucumber frameworks for BDD approaches. Also has exposure to DevOps with experience in containerisation using Docker and Ansible.

What can this person bring to your team? They can contribute to world-class engineering for your team. This candidate has a good understanding of the best practices and will ensure they are upheld across everything they do. 

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Senior Big Data Engineer

This candidate is passionate about Big Data and its role in data-centric organisations, and is looking for an organisation where they can add real value.

  • Salary Expectation: $160,000 - $170,000 + super
  • Location: Sydney
  • Interpersonal skills: Coming from a strong consulting background. this candidate is very business facing and has excellent communication and presentation skills. In addition, they are passionate about breaking down the barriers to data and getting all aspects of the business involved. 
  • Education / Accreditation: Masters in data related subject.
  • Experience: Over 10 years of experience working in the BI and engineering space in both top tier and Big 4 consulting firms. Certified in AWS and Azure. 

What can this person bring to your team? This candidate brings strong experience across both large and small businesses. They have demonstrated end-to-end data engineering skills in a variety of environments and has the ability to make complex procedures easy to understand.

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FP&A Manager

This candidate presents well in person and has gained strong experience over the past eight years in a global bank and a Fintech, having worked with treasury, asset management and payments. They have a strong analytical mindset, will fit very well into a Fin Tech environment and are ready to wear many hats due to their varied previous experience. They are open to both permanent and contracting opportunities.

  • Salary Expectation: $145,000 + super 
  • Location: Sydney
  • Interpersonal skills: They are a results-driven senior finance professional with a proven ability to solve problems effectively and build relationships. They also have strong commercial acumen and continuously strive for improvement. 
  • Education / Accreditation: CA Qualified
  • Experience: This candidate has experience in management reporting, annual budget, business strategy, process improvement and the ability to deliverer actionable insights and helps businesses make better decisions; mitigating risks and identifying opportunities for the business and managing high-level stakeholder relationships.

What can this person bring to your team? This candidate has demonstrated forward thinking by synthesising complex concepts and data into simple infographics in semi-annual market disclosures, allowing internal and external stakeholders to easily understand business performance. When working on projects they are able to provide clarity and direction through implementing a project checklist and weekly catch-ups between key stakeholders to communicate, prioritise key deliverables and troubleshoot issues effectively. With a strong improvement focus, this candidate reduced delivery time of key performance reports by 50% through re-engineering financial models and better-utilising planning and forecasting systems. 

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Compliance Analyst

This candidate has extensive merchant acquiring and payment schemes compliance experience. They have a very warm and bubbly personality and a strong work ethic. They are seeking an opportunity to challenge themselves and gain compliance advisory experience.

  • Salary Expectation: $110,000 + super
  • Location: Sydney
  • Interpersonal skills: Warm and engaging individual with the ability to work autonomously, adapt communication style to suit the audience and influence decision-making process for the benefit of the business.
  • Education / Accreditation: 
  • Experience: This candidate has over nine years of payments experience including scheme compliance for both issuing and acquiring. They also have good senior stakeholder engagement experience, including chairing regular Compliance Committee meetings, and preparing and distributing meeting agendas and minutes. They were also responsible for facilitating training to members throughout Australia.

What can this person bring to your team? A wealth of knowledge of merchants acquiring and payment schemes compliance with passion and a desire to continuously improve and develop business operations. 

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Strategy Manager 

This exceptional, globally experienced candidate played a critical role in establishing an MBB consulting firm's International FinTech Practice, including project work in growth startegy and product development. 

  • Salary Expectation: $140,000 + super
  • Location: Sydney
  • Interpersonal skills:  Articulate, well-presented and dynamic, their MBB tenure has included three promotions, demonstrating clear capabilities in team membership and leadership. 
  • Education / Accreditation: Bachelor's Degree with a major in International Business and Masters' Degree in Finance from a top European Business School.
  • Experience: Close to five years' experience in an MBB consulting environment, with a strong focus on digital strategy and financial innovation. Consulting projects span across growth and expansion, FinTech partnership strategy, digital banking, product strategy and business improvement. They also have multiple exposures across Private Equity and corporate finance topics. 

What can this person bring to your team? An unparalleled knowledge of the global FinTech market, coupled with strong foundational strategy consulting skills and clear capabilities in stakeholder relationship building. 

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Senior Project Manager

Highly versatile and pragmatic people leader, with 20 years of proven delivery across a wide range of complex projects.

  • Salary Expectation: $1,000 - $1,100 per day + super
  • Location: Sydney
  • Interpersonal skills: A confident and humble leader with vast experience of managing complex projects. Extremely reliable and passionate about planning and managing projects and teams. Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and builds rapport with stakeholders including leadership teams, senior executives, technical and business team members, external vendors and clients.
  • Education / Accreditation:
    • Bachelor of Engineering, majoring in Computer Hardware 
    • Certified MSP Practitioner 
    • Certified Scrum Master 
    • Certified Prince2 Practitioner 
    • Certified Product Manager 
    • ITIL V3 Foundation  
    • NLP Master Practitioner and Coach
  • Experience: Over 20 years of experience delivering projects within HR, IT, payment and retail environments. They have managed projects and delivery teams through the entire life cycle; using waterfall or agile (Scrum) methodologies. Has worked for a wide range of organisations including a payments company, as well as major financial institutions.

What can this person bring to your team? This candidate brings about an extensive track record of delivering initiatives that are varied in nature, giving her adaptability and extensive capability. With the varied nature of the FinTech market, she will be able to thrive within any project put across her desk, having previously delivered innovative products to market and worked across major regulatory initiatives, making this candidate a very valuable asset to any growing business.

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Scrum Master/Business Analyst

Having spent ten years starting as a post-grad at one of Australia’s leading banks, this candidate has thrived during their time at a Fintech start up digital bank. She is looking for her next opportunity in a Fintech where she can utilise her diverse background and grow within an exciting and agile organisation. She is open to both permanent and contract opportunities.

  • Salary Expectation: $900 per day + super or $155,000 per annum
  • Location: Sydney 
  • Interpersonal skills: A warm bubbly personality, confident and strong communication. 
  • Education / Accreditation: 
    • SAFe Practitioner (SP) Certification, Scaled Agile Framework 
    •  Agile Fundamentals Certified, Software Education Australia
    •  Masters of Business in Finance
    •  Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    •  Diploma of Information Technology Professional Practice
     • Scrum Master Certified PM Partners/VMEdu
  • ExperienceThey have a plethora of experience in digital, agile, innovation, customer experience and financial products. Throughout their career, they have worked as a Business Analyst, a Scrum Master, a Business Analyst Manager and more recently in a role that blends all three in a fast-paced start-up environment.

What can this person bring to your team? A strong track record of delivery, people leadership and a wealth of agile experience. 

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