Acin is revolutionising the way financial institutions manage non-financial risk and controls. Our award-winning SaaS platform enables our clients to fully digitise non-financial risks and manage them like a data science.

Having recently closed our Series A funding round, led by Notion Capital – one of the world’s leading VCs – and financial information specialists Fitch Ventures, Acin is growing rapidly and we’re looking for exceptional talent to join our team.

We’re looking for people who are energetic and curious; people who are persistent and resilient; people who like tackling problems and take pride in building best-in-class solutions to them. Being a part of the Acin team means creating the operating system for a safer financial future from scratch. Come join us!

The Role

The Data Specialist – Corporate Functions role within the Data Operations team is fundamental to our customers extracting maximum value from Acin. The role provides customers with clarity and insight on Acin’s Networked data, with a focus on corporate function risks and controls impacting a bank’s sales and trading division.

The Data Operations team is responsible for delivering the data that drives the Acin Terminal (Acin’s technology platform). The team connects customer risk and control data to the Acin Network, which customers interact with via the Terminal. The team defines and maintains Acin’s consensus-based risk and control inventories, defines and applies Acin’s data connectivity protocols, maintains the business rules used to build Network consensus and ensures all Acin data is of the highest quality.

You will need to be…

  • Able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of corporate function risks and controls
  • Able to clearly and succinctly articulate and justify Acin’s risks and controls across corporate functions (e.g. Product Control, Operations, Finance, Settlements)
  • Highly knowledgeable on the key risks faced by trading businesses, today e.g. Market Manipulation, Unauthorised Trading, Resilience, and tomorrow e.g. Climate Risk
  • Of a strong control mindset – you can identify risks pertaining to a particular process or business / supporting function rapidly
  • Armed with a good understanding of OpRisk core processes e.g. RCSA, Incident management, Read Across / Lessons Learnt
  • Experienced in facing off to internal audit, external audit and ideally regulators – and understanding of areas of regulatory scrutiny targeting governance and controls (e.g. SMCR)
  • Thorough and consistent in your dealings with data and colleagues
  • Able to work both collaboratively and with minimal oversight to deliver your responsibilities and solve problems
  • Comfortable with the dynamic nature of an early-stage FinTech and the impact that may have on your daily activities and deliverables


  • Be the Data Operations subject matter expert for customers’ corporate function risk and control data queries
  • Connect customer data to the Acin network via Acin’s data matching protocols and tooling
  • Lead customer meetings and present their data connection results, dealing with challenges from customers as they arise
  • Ensure consistent application of Acin’s technical standards to core risk and control content and beyond
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of Acin’s business rules which form the basis for the Network
  • Monitor, review and enhance Acin’s corporate function risk and control inventories to maintain Network consensus

Other information

We have offices in Farnborough (Acin HQ) and London. Post Covid, you will be expected to spend at least 1 day each week working from our London Office and attending the Farnborough office on occasion as required.

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