What we do. Electric Car Leasing
Why we do it. Greener. Fairer. Future.
We have an opportunity for an ambitious Corporate Finance / Debt Capital markets professional, with experience in asset-backed lending / securitisation, to join our Strategic Finance team.
You will join as a second principal in the team (i.e., peer to existing principal) and report to OEV’s Chief Financial Officer initially and the Director of Strategic Finance when in role.
This is an opportunity for the right individual to deploy their skills and experience outside banking / professional services 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. We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 What you'll do...In this role, you will help negotiate, execute and oversee the funding facilities we need (£2B in the next 24 months with continued scaling from there inc international)This is a varied and fast moving role with significant responsibility and growth prospects (+visibility across the business)You should be credible at a senior level (internally and externally) and be able to run deal processes with a degree of autonomy – (referring, for strategy and decision-making to the CFO/Dir Strategic Finance for support)You will work with our Credit team, FinOps and Group finance teams You will also work with our Growth and innovation teams as we develop and finance new propositions - whether in the UK or in international markets We 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 own, manage and build important parts of our funding portfolio as we continue to scale.What you'll need...Have 5 years+ experience in lending, credit, corporate finance - ideally asset backed, ideally with some exposure to securitisation processesBe strong analytically, have attention to detail, and good commercial judgementBe able to work well with the business and link funding activities with our business needs and strategyBe a good communicator, collaborator To enjoy and thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environmentWhy 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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