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Whether you are a Finance Manager, Accountant or CFO, we are looking for qualified and part-qualified finance professionals to fill a number of roles in multiple industries including retail, construction, property, FMCG and financial services.

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One of the UK's leading independent recruiters in
Compliance and Regulatory jobs

In the world of business today, many organisations find themselves operating in highly regulated industries, in which increasingly complex rules and regulations are clearly defined to ensure correct practice is adhered to. Failure to meet these standards from a compliance perspective can have significant financial and reputational repercussions. In light of this, MERJE understands that our clients strive to attract the highest calibre of compliance professionals to ensure their businesses remain at the forefront of the ever-changing regulatory landscape.

Our highly experienced Compliance team has a wealth of experience recruiting within Banking, Financial Services and a number of other regulated industries. If you are looking to further develop your career in Compliance then our dedicated team of consultants based in London and Manchester are able to discuss your requirements and work with you to achieve your career aspirations.

We recruit Permanent and Contract opportunities across the UK and cover areas such as Compliance, Regulatory Risk, Policy, Monitoring, Advice & Guidance, Training & Competency, Financial Promotions and Data Protection.

Our sector expertise includes:

  • Asset Management
  • Building Society
  • Consultancy
  • Consumer Credit
  • General Insurance
  • Hedge Funds
  • Investment Banking
  • Life & Pensions
  • Mortgages
  • Private Equity
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • Retail Banking
  • Stockbroking
  • Sub-Prime Lending
  • Wealth / IFA


Job titles include Head of Compliance, Regulatory Risk Manager, Compliance Monitoring Manager, Compliance Policy Manager, T&C Supervisor and Data Protection Specialist.

Winners of 'Recruitment Partner of the Year'
at the Credit Awards 2018

In an ever-changing economic climate, Credit Risk and Analytics are intrinsic to the success of businesses across a range of industries. The specialist skillset associated with Credit Risk and Analytics professionals is always in high demand and can be equally as hard to find.

MERJE has a dedicated team with a combined 15 years’ experience in the area and an established network of connections and contacts across all levels. Representing a plethora of clients, our opportunities cover permanent and interim positions throughout the UK. Sectors include:

  • Consultancy
  • Consumer Credit
  • Fintech
  • Investment Management
  • Rating Agencies
  • Retail
  • Retail Banking
  • Start-ups
  • Sub-Prime Lending
  • Telecoms
  • Utilities
  • Wealth Management


Credit Risk Recruitment

Since the financial crash in 2008, Credit Risk has become an area where both permanent and contract professionals are more important than ever and as such the recruitment marketplace is thriving. At MERJE we recruit a variety of roles including Head of Credit RiskSenior Credit Risk Analyst - Scorecards, Lead Collections Strategy AnalystDecision Science AnalystPortfolio Manager and Credit Risk Modelling Specialist.

Analytics Recruitment

More and more organisations are seeing the benefit of data analysis and how it can help with understanding current trends as well as forecasting the future. Analytics functions often provide the information on which future business strategy is based, so companies are keen to find strong talent in this area. Job titles include Head of AnalyticsSystems Analyst, MI Pricing Manager, Data ScientistLead SAS AnalystBI Manager and SQL Developer.

Mid-Senior level and 
Front-Line Customer Contact recruitment

The world of Customer Contact is constantly evolving, as customer service roles move from purely call centre-focused to take advantage of modern technology including webchat, social media and multi-channel solutions.

At MERJE we recruit Mid-Senior-level roles in the Contact Centre area, placing the best leaders and operations-minded specialists into customer-facing environments. We have a large and growing list of organisations that we work closely with in multiple sectors, including:

  • Financial Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Outsourcing
  • Utilities
  • Retail
  • Professional Services
  • Healthcare
  • Public Sector
  • Travel
  • Leisure
  • Gaming
  • Hospitality


Job titles that we typically recruit include Contact Centre DirectorHead of Resource Planning, Head of Transformation, Client Services Manager, Sales Manager and Account Director.

MERJE Front-Line Talent

MERJE Front-Line Talent matches the market’s best Customer Contact and Call Centre Agents, Operators, Advisors and Team Managers with permanent, temporary and fixed-term roles across many sectors.

Job titles include Front-Line AgentTeam LeaderComplaints HandlerAccount ManagerWebchat/Social Media ExecutiveBi/Multi-lingual AgentMarket ResearcherQuality Analyst and Resource Planner.

If you are a Candidate looking for a Contact Centre role, or you are a Client with a specific hiring need, please contact Sally Cordwell on 0161 883 2755 or email scordwell@merje.com.

Recruiting the most talented Finance, Audit and Accountancy Candidates

The Finance & Audit team at MERJE are always looking for talented individuals to fill finance roles across several sectors. Whether you are a Finance Manager, a part-qualified or fully-qualified Accountant, or an Audit specialist, our team can work with you to find your next Finance job based on your experience, skills and ambition.

We work across several industry leading companies to recruit Finance, Accountancy and Audit experts for leading companies, including:

  • FMCG
  • Utilities
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Financial Services
  • Technology
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Travel
  • Leisure
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-Profit


We have the ability to attract ambitious and talented individuals, covering the following roles: CFOFinance Director, Finance  ManagerFinancial/Management AccountantFinancial ControllerFinancial Analyst, Part-qualified AccountantTax,   Treasury and Audit.

We can find your next Financial Crime or Fraud job

The continued and increasing threat of Money Laundering, Financial Crime and Fraud to your business and ever changing regulation ensure that for most organisations, safeguarding your business against these threats whilst adhering to regulatory requirements is an absolute priority. Failure to adhere to these regulations can result in significant financial and reputational repercussions. Finding a balance between preventing financial crime without impacting customer experience remains the biggest challenge for organisations and requires technical specialists with experience of successfully achieving an optimal balance. In light of this, MERJE understands that our clients strive to attract the highest calibre of financial crime and fraud professionals to ensure their businesses are best protected

Financial Crime Recruitment

Our highly experienced Consultants have a wealth of experience recruiting experts within banking and financial services, attracting only the best Financial Crime prevention specialists across the following areas:

  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Anti-Bribery & Corruption
  • Client On-boarding
  • Due Diligence
  • KYC/Remediation
  • Sanctions & Investigations


Fraud Recruitment

If you are looking to further develop your career in Financial Crime, interim or permanent, then our dedicated team of consultants based in London and Manchester are able to discuss your requirements and work with you to achieve your career aspirations.

Organisations – most notably across the Banking and Financial Services sectors – face a constant, ever changing threat from fraudsters. At MERJE we understand the pressures of delivering effective fraud management, which is why we sit at the forefront when it comes to providing high calibre recruitment solutions across the Financial Services sector.

Job titles that we recruit include Money Laundering Reporting OfficerHead of Fraud ManagementFinancial Crime ManagerFraud ManagerFraud ConsultantABC ManagerKYC ManagerFraud Analytics ManagerSanctions SpecialistFraud Analyst and AML Monitoring Analyst.

We are experts in the Risk Management
recruitment market

The effects of the global financial crisis are still evident today with high public debt and an economy that is still in recovery. In the wake of the events of 2007, experts began to question how so many financial institutions left themselves exposed, with many pointing to poor risk management techniques as the fundamental reason for their shortcomings. Fortunately today, organisations recognise the importance of investing in Enterprise-Wide Risk Management and this plays a key role in the decision making processes at every level of business.

The prevalence of Risk Management has resulted in a significant upturn in demand for this skill set, with organisations offering a clearly defined and rewarding career path for professionals with this experience.

MERJE works with a multitude of different organisations across the UK, who are actively looking to recruit individuals on both a contract and permanent basis in the various areas of Risk Management. This includes roles in Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, Liquidity Risk, Quantitative Risk, Investment Risk, Prudential Risk, Market Risk and IT Risk.

Our Risk Management sector expertise includes:

  • Asset Management
  • Building Society
  • Consultancy
  • Consumer Credit
  • General Insurance
  • Hedge Funds
  • Investment Banking
  • Life & Pensions
  • Mortgages
  • Private Equity
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • Retail Banking
  • Stockbroking
  • Sub-Prime Lending
  • Wealth / IFA



The Risk Management team at MERJE recruits for many jobs across the Risk area, including Director of Enterprise Risk, Head of Operational Risk, Liquidity Risk Manager, Prudential Capital Manager,  Enterprise Risk Manager and IT Risk Officer.

MERJE was founded in

2011

Our Management Team each have over

10

years' recruitment experience within their specialist markets

In 2017

72%

of permanent placements had a
​salary of £40,000 and over

Contract and Interim roles comprise of

30%

of our placements

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Testimonials

  • I was very pleased with MERJE’s approach and particularly their understanding of the client. The recruitment process ran smoothly from start to finish and they demonstrated high levels of customer service throughout. I would not hesitate in working with MERJE again, or recommending their services within the finance space.

    Group Treasurer, Property Developer

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