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FNZ Overview

Edinburgh, Scotland
1001 to 5000 employees
2004
Company - Private
Financial Transaction Processing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
FNZ is a global FinTech firm, transforming the way financial institutions serve their wealth management customers. It partners with banks, insurers and asset managers to help consumers better achieve their financial goals.

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Mission: Helping people achieve their financial goals

Company Updates

  • FNZ was delighted to host a visit by the Deputy Secretary General of the China Banking Association (CBA) in London on 20th November. The CBA led a strong delegation of senior executives from the wealth management arms of twenty of the leading Chinese banks.

    FNZ Group CEO, Adrian Durham outlined the potential areas of collaboration with Chinese wealth managers as they seek to build their offerings both in China and as they expand their global footprints.

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  • FNZ were delighted to win an award at the ABSL Diamond Awards for our Health & Wellbeing programme! This award celebrates initiatives that push business services forward and recognise exemplary projects. Well done team!

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FNZ – Why Work With Us?


FNZ empowers the world’s largest financial institutions to help people achieve their financial goals. We leverage advanced technology and processing scale to deliver improved engagement, seamless service, lower costs and personalisation in financial services. 

As a rapidly growing business we offer an incredible range of opportunities to develop your career across a wide range of disciplines:

  • Our technology teams help us build and evolve some of the most highly-scaled end-to-end wealth management solutions, using both software and infrastructure engineering. We use highly automated straight-through-processing to manage hundreds of millions of financial transactions every year for millions of investors.
  • Our asset servicing and support teams continually focus on delivering an ever more efficient process as well as troubleshooting complex financial transactions, involving high quality service relationships with major market counterparties, investors and intermediaries.
  • Our control and risk management teams help us with our awesome responsibility to safeguard the assets and personal data of millions of investors.
  • FNZ provides an opportunity to gain unparalleled experience working for an organisation with a unique combination of both retail technology and financial services at one of the fastest and most successful companies in the global FinTech sector.

With a global focus, there are many opportunities to work and travel internationally with offices based in the UK, Australia, China, South Africa, Czech Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, New Zealand, Singapore and Switzerland.

Team meeting at FNZ.
Working at FNZ


At FNZ, you will work with some of the most talented people in the financial services and technology space. We employ over 2,000 people and continue to grow rapidly across Europe, Asia, Australia and NZ. This creates continuous opportunities to be challenged, evolve your knowledge and skills, and work with some of the largest financial institutions globally, as our customers.

Its hard work at times, as is the case with all successful fast growth companies, but highly rewarding for those who seek to challenge themselves and progress their careers.

We offer a range of opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge, including mentoring from experts in the various financial, technology, regulatory and risk management roles that we employ, through to formal training programmes and recognition of self-directed training and development.

We only employ the best people, into a truly meritocratic environment, where talent, ambition and results are more important than years of service.

Richard Bowman, Head of Recruitment:
"You can advance your career very quickly. The journey that we’re on as a company is incredible."

Ioana Augello, Lead Systems Analyst:
“Working at FNZ is like taking a train of opportunities. You can identify your limits and exceed them.”


We wouldn’t achieve anything without the talent of our people. Which is why we invest a lot of time and energy in them. And why we offer a highly attractive package of remuneration and benefits. Whatever your talents, we’ll help you harness them in an environment of mutual learning and development.

Below is a selection of some of the key benefits of working at FNZ: 

  • Highly competitive financial package; 
  • FNZ funded private health care and life insurance; 
  • Employer contribution pension package; 
  • Opportunity for global travel and relocation;  
  • Fully paid training & development opportunities; 
  • The opportunity for high performing individuals to participate in our Management Equity Programme where colleagues are awarded an equity stake in the organisation. 
Our people


We never expect our people to arrive fully formed. What we do expect is potential and a willingness to learn.

That’s why we place such an emphasis on learning and development. Throughout your time here, you’ll be given the opportunity to enhance your skills through formal and informal training and professional development. 

This includes:

  • on the job training plans;
  • management development training and support;
  • knowledge transfer sessions;
  • regulatory training;
  • e-learning catalogues.

We reward excellence, of course, but also innovation, drive and vision. We offer multiple opportunities to advance within the company and to move across our global locations. If you - or we - feel your potential isn’t being truly fulfilled in one role, we’ll happily give you the chance to prove your worth in another. We want you to learn about yourself as much as we do.

FNZ Reviews

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    "Fast-paced, innovative company full of opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
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    I have been working at FNZ full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    1. Job satisfaction: The work is challenging, the pace is fast, but the sense of accomplishment is incomparable to anywhere else I have worked - I can see exactly how my work contributes to the success of the company
    2. Ongoing opportunity for career progression: If you excel in this type of environment then there is plenty of opportunity to build a great career in line with FNZ's impressive growth
    3. Amazing people - Together we work hard, play hard and we celebrate our many successes together

    Cons

    This is not a 9-5 environment but you absolutely get out of it what you put in!

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FNZ Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at FNZ.

    Interview

    1.5 hour long meeting with 2 members of senior management. Some HR-type questions, competency-based interview questions. Then technical questions, being asked to review code samples often explaining them or improving them. Later a coding challenge being asked to design a system to meet mock user requirements then code certain features.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you explain and identify this C# design pattern   Answer Question
    • Can you explain the flaws in this SQL stored procedure and how would you improve its efficiency?   Answer Question
    • How would you work out someones exact age from their DOB in C#   Answer Question
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