Recruitment & Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Doing the right thing is what we aim to do at Hodge.

We are a financial services business focused on the retail savings, commercial lending and retirement markets. The Hodge Foundation, a charity supporting the welfare, medical, academic and educational areas, owns 79% of our business. This drives us, knowing that by helping our customers to achieve their goals, we are also helping good causes that are important to us.

We have achieved significant growth over the last few years and have ambitious plans to expand further.

Our benefits package includes:

  • Generous pension scheme
  • Annual bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life Assurance and Critical Illness cover
  • 25 days’ holiday per annum, plus an extra day off at Christmas
  • Various flexible options: childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, season ticket loans
  • Regular sports and social events
  • Use of gym and spa facilities
  • Weekly fruit delivery
  • Local discounts – coffee shops, restaurants, bars
  • Prestigious offices in city centre location

Finance Business Partner

Salary: Competitive + benefits

A vacancy has arisen within the Financial Planning & Analysis function resulting in an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic self-starter with a passion to learn and grow.

The successful candidate will assist the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager in the forecasting and budgeting process including preparing rolling monthly forecasts.

In this role you will act as a trusted partner to business units providing relevant and insightful analysis to assist in decision making.

Education:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Part Qualified Accountant – ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent qualification.

Experience:

  • Experience in accounts role.
  • Previous financial services banking environment desirable.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong fluency with excel formulas and functions.
  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills.
  • Good business acumen.
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Passion to learn and grow.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent time management skills
Apply Now

Associate Business Analyst

Salary: Up to £25,000 + Annual Bonus + 19.5% Pension

Role description:

Hodge Bank is now looking to recruit an Associate Business Analyst from either a BA / Change background or a strong graduate looking for a chance to get real exposure and genuine IT project experience early in their career. Whilst detailed training will be provided you will be expected to have the Analyst skills base – communication, desire, drive, inquisitive, enthusiasm with an excellent attention to detail. We don’t mind if you don’t know it, we want the person that will go and learn it! You will be joining a very talented team working in a start up like company who are responsible for the technical delivery of customer-centric products. You will assist in the definition of business requirements, helping to shape solutions and manage all levels of stakeholders.

Essential Experience

  • Either experience in a similar Business Analysis / Change role or a strong degree in a related subject.
  • A Passion for technology.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail.
  • A strong drive and determination to make a difference.
  • Demonstrable experience of quickly learning complex subjects
  • Knowledge/awareness of Agile delivery is desirable.

For the opportunity to join a team with an excellent project pipeline and strong working practices whilst working for a secure, driven and profitable organisation apply today.

We’ve partnered with Acorn Recruitment for this role, click through to read more about working at Hodge and for details on how to apply.

Apply Now

Java Engineer

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits

Role Description:

To support the growth of our digital services, we are looking for a Java Engineer to join our Development team.

The development team is leading the technical delivery of a large scale digital transformation.  Working in an Agile environment, we are building cutting edge cloud-based web solutions for real-time financial services delivered through cross platform solutions.  As Java Engineer, you will be part of an Agile team involved in the full life-cycle of development for customer facing solutions.

The new digital estate is enforced by the latest cyber security policies and technology tools, as well as the best web services and secure cloud delivery models available. We are therefore looking for individuals with drive, enthusiasm and the right knowledge to join our development team.  You will be part of the full-stack delivery teams building customer facing cloud-based web solutions across multiple business areas and be expected to understand the business domain.

You will be working as part of a Scrum team comprising a product owner, analysts, developers, testers and business SME’s delivering external and internal platforms to support the business and our customers.

Our primary technology stack is Java-based delivering into AWS cloud infrastructure.

The main stack consists of Java 8, Springboot, Hibernate/JPA, Bootstrap, Javascript, JQuery and React.  Commercial experience in the core Java toolsets is key to this role, but we are also keen to speak to candidates with experience of, and a desire to, extend their knowledge to front-end technologies and frameworks.

To be successful you must be a have strong logical analysis and trouble-shooting skills and be methodical in your approach.  Other key attributes are a proactive approach to solving problems as part of a team, and a focus on continuous improvement in all aspects of what we do.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level in a computer science or IT-related subject, ideally with a 2:1 or above;
  • 3 years of commercial experience in a software development role;
  • Commercial experience in relevant Java technologies – Java 8, SpringBoot, Hibernate;
  • Ideally experience of developing for an AWS-based environment;
  • Ideally knowledge of front-end frameworks such as Javascript, JQuery and React.
  • Experience of working within an Agile environment;
  • A good understanding of Java based applications and contemporary architectures, plus AWS or similar cloud environments.
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration and Delivery, plus exposure to common toolsets such as Jenkins, Git, JIRA, Confluence or similar.
  • A positive can-do attitude and willingness and desire to get things done.

We’ve partnered with Acorn Recruitment for this role, click through to read more about working at Hodge and for details on how to apply.

Apply Now