Careers

We're growing fast, so we're always on the lookout for new talent to join the Currency UK team. 

Currently hiring for: FX Sales Executive & Compliance Administrator

 

Our team is made up of many bright and experienced people, so if you find a vacancy below which is perfect for you, please submit your CV and covering letter direct to: 
Jennifer.wilson@currencyuk.co.uk

CURRENTLY HIRING: 

FX Sales Executive - an articulate, high calibre Client Account Manager who has an excellent phone manner and the desire to forge a long-term career with a London based foreign exchange provider.

Compliance Administrator (Maternity Cover)

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If there isn't a current vacancy, don't worry, you can submit your CV and covering letter on a speculative basis.

Not experienced yet? That's great too, we also take on graduate interns every year, with a view to become a permanent fixture.

And if you needed more convincing, did you know that we're Investors in People?

Find out about our roles and accreditation below. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

We’re extremely proud of the fact that we hold the Investors in People Standard. But what does that mean exactly?

The philosophy of the Standard is best summed up by the head of Investors in People (IIP), Paul Devoy – “Put your people at the heart of your vision and they’ll use their talents to achieve it”. Simply put, “good people make great business”.

Recognised worldwide, IIP is the UK's leading accreditation for business improvement through people management. With a huge array of resources, IIP helps businesses of any size to achieve best practices and put their employees first. By achieving their standard, we’ve clearly shown our dedication to realising the full potential of our employees.

As to what the Standard means for Currency UK and its clients, well, it means a lot. It’s extremely gratifying to know that all the effort we put into making Currency UK an excellent place to work is recognised by such a prestigious body. If we have satisfied and happy staff we know our customers’ experience will be second to none.

HIRING FOR: 

Sounds like you?

Email your CV and covering letter to jennifer.wilson@currencyuk.co.uk with the email subject of the role you would like to apply to. 

We’re waiting...

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FX SALES EXECUTIVE

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual who lives and breathes FX to join us as a Business Development Executive/ FX Sales Executive.

If you’re interested, take a look below.

The Responsibilities

  • Source corporate organisations that deal in FX and International Payments
  • Identify key FX decision makers within the organisation and build a good working rapport with them
  • Self-generate new opportunities effectively through the use of CRM database, websites, and directories
  • Prepare and structure every call to obtain a full understanding of a company’s FX requirements
  • Close new business opportunities through building an effective understanding of the company's FX requirements and adding key value
  • Obtaining accurate and concise information from key decision makers and take responsibility in closing new business opportunities that have been pre-qualified by other team members
  • Identify customer needs and motivations by using fact-finding techniques

The Person

  • Confidence and poise in business situations at senior executive level
  • Strong relationship building and negotiating skills with the ability to adjust tone and pitch to a variety of different clients
  • High level of business awareness with existing knowledge of FX trading essential
  • At least six months prior sales experience in working in the deliverable FX market
  • Strong written and verbal communication with a positive ‘can-do’ approach to challenging scenarios
  • Excellent numeracy and sound administrative attitudes

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COMPLIANCE ADMINISTRATOR (MATERNITY COVER)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Client on-boarding - reviewing and authorising Private and Corporate client accounts, ensuring full KYC and Customer Due Diligence is completed
  • Understanding of FCA regulations, suggesting process enhancements while ensuring that all practices are compliant with UK regulatory requirements
  • Develop and enhance AML and Compliance manuals outlining all policies and procedures
  • Keep up to date with current AML regulations and implement into the company AML manual when required
  • Reviewing company activities to ensure Company policies are being adhered to as part of the Compliance Monitoring Plan
  • Providing Compliance Training support and helping promote Compliance across the business
  • Building relationships with other teams and providing regulatory advice and guidance
  • Understanding changes in regulations and implications on the business, and assisting with the development of internal policies and procedures
  • Escalating any suspicious activity to the MLRO
  • Assisting with Compliance Investigations as appropriate

Key Capabilities:

  • At least 1 year of compliance/ KYC/ AML experience
  • A good understanding of the financial services environment and regulation
  • Experience of Foreign Exchange payments desired
  • An ability to understand legal and regulatory requirements and to apply them to business practices (prior experience working for a regulated financial entity is preferred)
  • Professional manner and excellent communication skills
  • Able to build effective relationships across the business
  • Logical working style and high attention to detail
  • Possibility to undertake further study 

Graduates with legal background are welcome to apply

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