Finance Manager

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Reporting to: Henry Hunter, Finance Director.
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000.
Location: Flexible, but ideally three days per week at our office in London (or more if you want).
Hours: Full time

At Vivacity we're making cities smarter, using our cutting edge AI to support sustainable, citizen-centric transport networks. We raised our Series A in early 2021 and have been through a period of huge growth. We’re now a 120 person scale-up, with a presence in most major cities across the UK and a growing international business. You can read more about our values and what it's like to work at Vivacity. 

Our Finance team provides the right information for the business to make the right decisions. We split our time between creating financial information through our accounting & control function, and business partnering with the whole company to achieve strategic and financial objectives. The team is less than a year old, so this is an opportunity to help shape our impact in a company that’s growing fast. 

About youWe’re looking for an ambitious, recently qualified accountant, who wants to get hands on experience of running a high growth early stage technology business. 

Reporting to the Finance Director and with frequent exposure to the Founders, the Finance Manager will take on a broad role across the whole company. From regular monthly financial reporting through to identifying and creating commercial & operational improvements, it’s an exciting time to join Vivacity with annual revenue growth of > 100%.

Your opportunity here is to turn an effective month-end process into a fantastic one, and to dive deep into the business, using your detailed data understanding to drive value.  What you’ll be doingOwning the monthly production of management accounts and business information, and issuing to the Board and management teamCash flow forecasting and operational management of cash flowWork with Founders and other Directors to establish a business partnering function, providing actionable insights on company performance and follow up with managers across the companyBuild commercial analysis for assessing business performance such as client profitabilityWork alongside Finance Director and Finance Assistant to build out the Finance function’s remit, identifying efficiency improvements to existing processes, and building new ones to support Vivacity’s growing international scaleAssist Finance Director in annual budgeting processWork with external accountants on statutory financial and tax filings

You don't need to have done all of these things before, but to excel in this role you will need to be keen to learn and comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment. If you're this close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable and passion goes a long way.What we're looking forQualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA) with 0 to 2 years PQEExcited by start-ups, with an interest in technology.A willingness to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in across the company. This role will stretch you and require you to be involved across many topics and areas of the business.  We would love to see any ofTransactions (due diligence) experience A passion for transport and citiesWhat we offerFlexible working and a hybrid work policy25 days annual leave (prorated) plus bank holidaysBrand new office space in Old Street with fully stocked kitchen and an office libraryTeam socialsGreat career progression and a personal learning & development budgetWe know that diverse ideas and perspectives drive innovation and make us better. We are creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We're an equal opportunities employer and all applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, age, or social background.Apply for this job

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