Chief Operating Officer



SECCL is the Octopus-owned embedded investment platform that’s helping more people to invest – and invest well.

As a forward-thinking company, they empower financial planners, wealth managers, and investment platforms to reimagine their businesses and client experiences. With their cutting-edge, API-first technology infrastructure, they handle millions of requests daily and power the portfolios of thousands of investors. It’s not just disrupting the industry, its revolutionising it.

The opportunity

Reporting directly to the CEO, you’ll play a pivotal role in orchestrating the journey to deliver significant growth in the coming years. Responsibilities will encompass driving exceptional cross-functional performance, managing finance, people, and legal teams, and providing strategic insights to drive business success.

Other accountabilities will include:
• Orchestrating planning and delivery of our business plan, providing insightful performance metrics to inform decision-making
• Leading the finance function, ensuring robust financial reporting, governance, and regulatory compliance
• Overseeing client money/assets and ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements
• Developing and implementing our operating framework and people strategy
• Promoting strong conduct standards and championing positive customer outcomes


Candidate requirements

We’re looking for a proven leader with a track record of success in senior leadership roles within regulated businesses. You should be highly commercial, regulatory-aware, delivery-centric, and people-focused. Your ability to balance strategy and execution, coupled with agility and adaptability, will be crucial in driving our ambitious goals forward.

Seccl is proud to be an inclusive employer. They recognise and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to their business, staff and customers. We welcome and will consider all applications, regardless of age, disability, gender, race or nationality, religion, or belief.


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How to Apply

For more information, or an informal initial discussion, please contact Lindsay Cramond on 0131 539 7087

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Chief Operating Officer


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