• Department / Function Finance
  • Location Cardiff
  • Number of roles available 1
  • Salary Competitve
  • Closing Date 30/06/2022

Let us tell you a bit about us…

We’re a nimble and ambitious financial services specialist. Backing people to fulfil life’s hopes and dreams; delivering the most compelling customer experience across Banking and Motor Finance.   

We are a UK-based financial services specialist that supports our customers across a range of products and services. Aldermore Group was formed by bringing together two very successful businesses, Aldermore Bank and MotoNovo Finance, under the First Rand umbrella.

We thrive upon saying “yes” to our customers. We respect the ingenuity of entrepreneurs and their startups; we give first-timers a leg-up onto the property ladder; we open up the lending market to many; and thousands of customers chose Motonovo Finance every week to buy their next car, van or motorbike.

This is where you come in. We are on a journey. A journey defined by a destination; to deliver on our purpose.

Feel like being part of…

We are now seeking a Regulatory lawyer with experience in Consumer Credit Act Regulation (CCA) to support business operations. The role is to start as soon as possible, and applicants are required to have experience in CCA Regulation and possess upwards of 3 years' PQE. Due to the nature of the role, candidates are likely to have gained their experience In-House from a banking or financial services perspective; a financial regulatory body or a law firm, and are likely to have handled FS Regulatory or Consumer Credit Act matters from a regulation and/or litigious perspective.

This role will provide a high quality, cost effective legal service whilst continuously seeking to improve personal competencies and appropriate processes, practices and policies.

This role will be based in our Cardiff or Manchester office however, you will be able to work a blend of both home and office each week. You’ll be made to feel part of your new team by your Line Manager, and colleagues through regular contact and virtual interaction.

What would your day look like?

This is an important position within the Legal and CoSec team at Aldermore and reports directly into the General Counsel. The team works closely with all parts of the business to deliver a high-quality legal service. The business is spread across several locations although the majority of the stakeholders for this position are based in the London office. The role holder can expect to work closely with all levels of the business including with the Executive Team.

What do we expect of you?

A good working knowledge of all aspects of regulated banking together with a thorough understanding of the banking business, its drivers, challenges and market practices are preferred.

A good working knowledge of the UK regulatory framework for financial products and services.

  • Legal case management and operational processes.
  • Experience of developing and maintaining effective relationships with all internal stakeholders and third parties.
  • Demonstrates sound legal and business judgement.
  • Possess strong influencing skills - able to advise the business on the best approaches, helping them to understand the constraints/risks and assisting the business in developing solutions.
  • Experience of working in an inhouse role is preferred.
  • Trained and gained post qualification experience at a leading City, national or international firm
  • High-calibre, confident, commercially minded with proven ability to manage complicated projects, excellent drafting skills,
  • Willingness and ability to work autonomously but to know when to engage assistance or seek additional support.
  • Ability to prioritise and to keep deadlines within a challenging environment.
  • Ability to rapidly develop confidence and trust with people throughout the group.
  • Financial Services Experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Proactive and “can do” attitude.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to embrace new challenges and issues outside of the specific role description.

The role requires working with external advisers so experience of managing law firms to budget and deadlines is preferred.

What can you expect of us?

  • A friendly and flexible culture, synonymous with our proposition to our customers.
  • A growing organisation that defines itself as being nimble, lean and strong.
  • A drive for continuous improvement, which you will be empowered to get behind from day one.
  • A communicative, accessible and approachable ExCo.

And of course, you will be compensated competitively, with a good range of core benefits and bonus potential. 

Still curious?

Join us today and we will make the same promises to you as a colleague, as we do to each of our customers. We are committed to building a working environment that values respect, diversity, and compassion. We welcome people regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.

If you’re interested but not sure if you have all the criteria listed... have a chat with us. We are open to applications from varied backgrounds.

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Aldermore is an equal opportunities employer.

We do not accept speculative agency CVs. Any CV received by Aldermore will be treated as a gift and not eligible for an agency fee. PSL agencies should only send CVs if authorised to do so by HR.

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