Banking & FinTech

Given the evolution of banking professionals throughout their careers, Talentstone Search aims to provide candidates with a complete spectrum of opportunities in the banking & financial services, financial technology and specialty finance/microfinance space.


The services, support structures and platforms that support the financial services environment are changing quickly and playing a more strategic and significant role in the success of major financial institutions within the financial services segment. A diversity of issues, among them increased competition among industry players, rising cost pressures everchanging customer expectations, fast growing data volumes and the connected demand for increasingly advanced analytics, and more regulatory scrutiny, are influencing traditional changes across all segments.


Our mix of financial services experts and search professionals with strong knowledge of the industry and products provides us with an exclusive awareness into the challenges faced by financial institutions and fintech companies alike, and a consideration of how we can best meet their demands. Our team understand the nuances of the financial services and fintech sector, and are experienced in conducting searches and talent maps across executive management, sales, marketing, relationship management, risk & compliance, technology, data science, operations, professional services and product development, among others.

Talentstone Search presents a ‘comprehensive solution’, using an approach that proactively seeks out the most appropriate talent across all functional areas and career levels within banking, financial technology and capital markets segments of the financial services industry. 

 Through use of fincapSTAR, our proprietary search service, our clients are guaranteed candidate provision of ‘talented’ performers who will contribute significant value to their businesses and assist them to stand out in the very competitive global financial services industry.


Our client focus extends from deposit money banks, discount houses, mortgage institutions, credit unions, clearing & settlements firms, financial technology and microfinance institutions through to multilateral financial institutions, rating agencies and regulatory agencies. As a result of our broad sector coverage, we have been able to develop an extensive understanding across various product areas such as:


·        C-Suite including Chief Executive Officers and Chief Operating Officers

·        Chief Information Officer / Chief Technology Officer / Head of IT

·        Chief Revenue Officer / Chief Financial Officer / Controller

·        Chief Product Officer / Chief Digital Officer / Chief Content Officer

·        Product Development/ Product Management / Product Design

·        Corporate Bankers / Commercial Bankers / Private Bankers

·        Head / MD / Director / SVP – Consumer, Personal & Business Banking

·        Digital Marketing / Channel Marketing / Brand & Product Marketing

·        Banking Operations / Operations Control / Treasury Operations

·        Digital Banking / Card Products / Payments / Money Transfers

·        Sales Executives/Directors - Pre-Sales / Enterprise Sales / Inside Sales

·        Account Directors / Account Executives / Channel Executives

·        Head of Professional Services / Head of Consulting / Implementation

·        Customer Relationship / Customer Success / Service Centre Managers

·        Treasury Services / Correspondent Banking / International Payments

·        Corporate Strategy / Strategic Transformation / Chief of Staff

·        RegTech (Governance, Risk and Compliance) / Cybersecurity

·        Data Science and Analysis / Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

·        Software Development (Blockchain / Crypto / Front-End / Back-End)

·        Trade Finance / Commodity Finance / Export Agency Finance

·        Credit Portfolio Management / Lending / Credit Underwriting

·        Credit Analysis / Credit Review / Portfolio Monitoring / Workouts

·        Capital Modelling / Capital Management / Asset Liability Management

·        Documentary Credits & Collection / Commodity Trade Finance

·        Program Managers / Project Management / QA / Business Analysts

·        Application Support / Technical Support / Application Development

·        Head of Technical Support / Client Support / Client Services / Testing


Given our exposure to a vast array of skill sets, our clients are able to receive a bespoke service that is highly specific to their needs. Our broad product knowledge ensures our clients get the profiles that will take their business to the next level. Whether this is done on a retained search, container search or an exclusive contingency basis, our extensive network enables us to provide an effective service for our clients.