What we do. Electric Car Leasing
Why we do it. Greener. Fairer. Future.
In response to continued, rapid growth in our EV leasing business, we’re expanding our Finance Operations Team. The team is right at the heart of everything we do, managing high volumes of vehicle purchases, our relationships with banks/funders and of course ensuring that our customers are looked after.
We approach Finance Operations from a tech-first perspective, automating wherever possible and focusing our people on driving efficiencies and adding real value to the business. The Finance Operations Manager will play a key role in taking this function to the next level.
Reporting to our Head of Finance Operations and managing a direct report, you will support the operational finance activities related to Octopus EV's fleet of vehicles on lease to consumer and business clients. Non-fleet finance activities (all overheads, payroll, R&D etc) will be the responsibility of our Group Finance team.What you'll do...Drive the automation, simplification and sophistication of the Finance Operations worldImplement new processes/dashboards e.g. one focus will be on our funding lines, working closely with our Tech teams to build a high functioning and accurate tool/dashboard for external & internal reportingWork closely with the Head of Finance Operations to review the current processes around month end and build out tech led processes and automation to improve efficienciesSupport on the day to day finance operations; customer queries, funder drawdowns, FCA/ONS reporting and analytical exercises e.g. cashflow forecastingWhat you'll need...A numerate / finance background, but not necessarily a fully qualified accountant (may be part-qualified or have gained experience on the job)Experience in an data analytics and operational finance rolesProven experience of advanced knowledge in creating and implementing tech lead processes and improvementsIdeally will have worked in a car rental or leasing finance teamIdeally will have worked with integrated fleet management and accounting systemsWhy else you'll love it hereWondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people Visit our perks hub - Octopus Employee BenefitsIf this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.
Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.
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