HR Manager – Boutique Finance Firm

Published on March 7, 2023

  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #310
  • Salary: £60,000.00

HR Manager – Financial Services
Boutique scale-up
c£60k + OTE

Prior experience of working in a boutique, scale-up environment, is hugely desirable

12 years old and c100 staff strong, this boutique business is embarking on a period of significant growth, in the UK, Italy and other European territories.

Far from corporate, this financial company are based in W1 London and are a dynamic and lively place to work, with a clear growth trajectory.

The company now need a real ‘doer’ to support the VP of HR. As such you will need to be naturally proactive and can spot actions/improvements without much direction.

This role will focus on bringing together the strategies and processes to manage the company’s workforce: recruitment, selection and termination of employees, employee engagement, learning and development, compensation, rewards and benefits, and organisational development to help the company and its people develop and grow.

Day to day responsibilities:

Reporting into the Group COO/VP of HR, you will act as a support in improving all of the People/HR initiatives:

·       Improve current Performance Appraisals and People Development processes

·       Implement a training program to support current and future managers in key managerial skills

·       Create an impactful onboarding process for new starters in all departments

·       Internal Communications – develop creative and compelling communications for audiences across varying levels

·       Work with the Office Manager to organise HR initiatives to support and drive employee engagement across the business

·       Ensure success in the People Governance Framework is met/work with the Compliance team

·       Work on improvements/changes with the Employee Benefits programme, ensuring they not only offer market beating benefits, but also ensuring our staff feel valued and rewarded every day

·       Support the management team on all People/HR growth topics

About You:

·       You should have a minimum of 5 years direct experience of People or Human Resources at an advisory/BP level

·       You will be CIPD qualified

·       You must have worked in fast moving, high growth entrepreneurial SME environments

·       Ideally worked in Financial Services/come from a professional services background

·       Ability to communicate effectively and convincingly across a variety of stakeholders at all levels of management

·       Knowledge of European legislation is a bonus

·       Prior experience of working in a boutique, scale-up environment, is hugely desirable


The team benefit from an enhanced pension & medical cash plan, plus a range of flexible benefits to choose from, to suit your lifestyle. These include Hello Fresh deliveries, private medical insurance, or a gym membership.

This role is predominantly office based with the ability to work from home 1-2 days per week based on business needs, however the company offer huge flexibility in terms of working hours/part time/compressed hours.


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