Belfast fintech creates 25 new jobs with £1.5m investment

  • Photo: Note: This photography was taken before lockdown commenced

    Belfast-based Vox Financial Partners announced today it is investing over £1.5m and more than doubling its workforce.

    Founded in 2016, the fintech consultancy works with bank and broker-dealer clients in the US and Europe.

    It specialises in offering clients regulatory expertise to help plan, resource and deliver major projects.

    Invest NI has offered the firm £175,000 to support the creation of 25 jobs and the company’s market development activities.

    Recruitment has commenced, with job opportunities including operational lead, team leader, consultant, and analyst roles. All employees are currently working remotely from home, and new employees recruited during the current situation will be on-boarded remotely and work from home.

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    Danielle Gorman, director of operations at the company said: “During the current situation, we have been fortunate that our sales have increased as we continue to offer new and existing clients the support they need at this time.

    "By increasing headcount, we now have the opportunity to diversify our product offering, using our expertise in the financial services sector to continue securing new business.

    “Moving forward, we will be continuing to invest in new technology areas following the creation of our Opal software platform, developed with Invest NI’s research and development support. We are looking forward to accelerating the growth and development of our business by significantly expanding our team over the next two years.”

    Kevin Holland, CEO of Invest NI added that the new jobs will generate “over £770,000 additional annual salaries to our local economy” and concluded: “It is great to see local companies continuing to drive business growth during these challenging times.”

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