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Financial Services& Fintech Specialists 

We’re true thought leaders in the FS and fintech space, and your inside knowledge gives you a competitive advantage in every aspect of the recruitment process. 



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Why Work for Harrington Starr

Our strapline is “Your success, our business”, and we’re a top performer because of our deep knowledge of the areas our clients work in. From data science and quants to AI and commodities IT, you’re surrounded by people who speak your language. 
When you meet the team, you find yourself chatting with experts from all different industry backgrounds. We’re talking salespeople, infrastructure specialists, tech consultants, investment bankers and more. The common denominator is a desire to leverage their knowledge, passion and experience while taking on new challenges – and having fun as they succeed beyond what they thought possible.

  • ​Stephen has been extremely helpful and professional in my search for new role. He does his research very thoroughly on roles as well as on candidates. His communication is very clear, concise and frequent. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Stephen's expertise to others.

    Application Support Candidate For Stephen Turkington
  • ​Pete helped me out to the full extent of his capacity. He understood my requirements and was able to help me get interview with a team that suits my personality and technical skill set.

    Highly recommended for everyone's recruiting needs.

    Change, Transformation & Product Candidate For Pete Delleani
  • ​Kaitlin did a masterful job of providing insight and detail about the CMO role I am applying for. She was professional, friendly, helpful, polite, honest and knowledgeable about the company and the job. This is a rarity today.

    I am grateful that I was connected with Kaitlin. The experience was like night and day. I highly recommend her.

    Chief Marketing Officer For Katilin Edwards
  • George is an amazing consultant, he secured my last role and now I am on the market again looking for work. He was able to secure me an interview within a couple of days of contacting him. When I worked him previously he was extremely helpful and remained in touch checking in with me time and again. Highly trustworthy and a great young man!

    DevOps Engineer For George Harris
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Our Culture

 You won’t find the departmental silo approach you often get in IT and fintech at Harrington Starr. There’s wonderful diversity in the team when it comes to experience and expertise, which means there’s lots of collaboration for mutual benefit. As a result, everyone goes home with the satisfaction of a job well done – and is rewarded accordingly.
Our values are Positivity, Excellence, Execution, Esprit de Corps and Kaizen, and they truly shape our culture and your experience working here. It’s not a cut-throat, competitive environment, and you’re surrounded by ambitious, hard-working colleagues who are driven to succeed as a team. 

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Training & Development

When you join, we invest in helping you learn the recruitment ropes. That way you have the right foundation in place and set yourself on a path of ongoing growth (with the support to deal with the inevitable challenges along the way). Then you own your professional development, so you can focus on the areas you enjoy the most and need the most help with.

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    Continuous Improvement

    We don’t believe in unrealistic targets. You don’t just get a review and sent on your way. Kaizen is one of our core values, and it means you get ongoing training and support that help you progress.

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    Structures & Support

    Systemic processes give you feedback and data to help you improve performance. Clear support helps you take your existing expertise to a new level, so you’re continually challenged and rewarded.

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    Fun & Practical

    We’re talking Harrington Starr University, sports psychologists and lunch-and-learns, not out-of-date DVDs or time-wasting sessions. We look beyond the narrow scope of recruitment skills with a holistic approach.

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    Innovation

    CIO Bulletin Magazine named us among the 30 Most Innovative Companies 2017. Yes, we focus on brilliant basics, but we’re also committed to putting you at the cutting edge and giving you state-of-the-art tools and tech.

Career Opportunities

We pride ourselves on our high-performance culture, with the aim of being in the top 1% individually and as a business. And that means there’s no limit to what you can achieve.
Progression is transparent (there truly are no politics), and there are opportunities to grow your portfolio, tap new markets, work globally and manage teams.
The only question is: where do you want your career to go?

  • Rewards

    Our reputation is built on delivery, results and the way we reward people for their achievements. We put clear structures in place to help you boost performance, and you’ll know exactly what you have to do to hit your bonus. In fact, you help set your own targets – so you know they’re realistic.
    Staff routinely describe the commissions structure as “superb”, and as with career progression, there’s no cap on what you can earn. And on top of the financial rewards, there are the fun perks like supper clubs, days out and more.

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