Strategic Finance Analyst at Octopus Energy

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August 25, 2023

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What we do. Electric Car Leasing

Why we do it. Greener. Fairer. Future.

We have an opportunity for a driven, analytical individual to join our growing Strategic Finance team.

You will join as the first Strategic Finance Analyst in the team and report to the Senior Principal with oversight from the Director of Strategic Finance when in role.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to apply their numeracy skills, data analysis and ability to juggle multiple projects within the unique culture of Octopus Electric Vehicles - part of the Octopus Group. Octopus is an organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy and flexibility alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. What you'll do...This role will be varied - as you provide analysis support for growing funding facilities. You may be called upon to analyse our existing asset and lending book, or our credit position, or possibly model headroom against the covenants in our lending facilitiesYou will apply your financial knowledge to improve on the analysis of existing dataย You will collaborate with Credit, FinOps and internal teams to create both ad-hoc and regular analysis for key funding partnersYou will be relied upon for quick, well-considered responses to ad-hoc requests as part of the rapid scaling of the funding to grow the businessThis is a varied and fast moving role with growth prospects which requires an adaptable mindsetWe operate in a new and growing industry. We are rapidly growing our book of business and the scale and sophistication of our financing. You will have the opportunity to contribute to building a business reducing carbon emissions and making it easy to switch to clean, green driving.What you'll need...Have 2-4 years of experience working in a finance focussed role (investment banking, financial services etc)Be financially literateโ€“ you will be able to make sense of lots of data and shape it into a storyBe strong analytically and have attention to detailHave experience in building Excel financial models and Powerpoint/Google slide decks to tell a concise storyBe curious, proactive and self-driven - when faced with a new problem you will be capable of seeking out an answerBe a good communicator and a team-playerBe organised and able to execute plans of actionTo enjoy and thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment with a keen desire to help tackle climate changeWhy 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 peopleย  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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