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Finance & Strategy Director
Posted on 7/29/2022
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
  • At least 10+ years experience in increasing levels of responsibility through commercial finance, FP&A and business strategy functions
  • Demonstrated ability to create value and lead decision making in ambitious, entrepreneurial, and high-pace environments
  • Strong core financial acumen and technical finance skill set; ability to provide guidance to the business in order to optimise its investments and make sound financial decisions helping accelerate profitability
  • Proven excellence in leadership capacity; and developing top tier finance organisations and processes
  • An understanding of working in a global, matrix organisation
  • Successful track record operating, partnering with and influencing exec-level stakeholders
  • Excel at solving unstructured problems
  • Able to lead cross-functional teams without authority
  • Ability to prioritise work, project manage and be very detail oriented
  • Superior oral and written communication skills required; ability to verbally communicate technical finance components to non-financial stakeholders. Ability to structure influential and highly effective written documents
  • A background in operational FP&A/ Corporate Finance/ Business Development Bachelor's Degree in Finance/ Accounting/ Economics or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of the restaurant industry or in any customer-obsessed business
  • Experience with subscription-based business models or products
  • Experience scaling a technology platform to mass adoption and profitability
  • MS/MBA from top-tier university; professional credentials in finance/accounting (CPA, CFA) a plus
  • Partner with the senior leadership to help set the strategic direction and activities centrally and across markets
  • Responsibility to manage marketing budgets, forecasts, reporting and supporting strategic initiatives
  • Own key financial processes in annual budget setting, financial modelling for business development and providing technical financial guidance for Consumer investments
  • Leverage your commercial experience and knowledge to identify areas of strategic interest and frame approaches to tackle them
  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders in the business to develop, track and analyse performance
  • Ensure linkage to central functions in execution of country initiatives, deployment of new products/capabilities and alignment with company-wide missions
  • Drive key resource allocation discussions
  • Lead your team to discover, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Recruit top finance talent and develop team members into a world class finance and strategy organisation
  • Develop and implement world class finance processes and P&L discipline across the organisation

1,001-5,000 employees

Takeaway food delivery
Company mission
Deliveroo's mission is to bring customers a whole world of restaurant-quality food.
Company Values
  • We are customer obsessed
  • We succeed as a team
  • We are relentless
  • We deliver results
  • We get to the bottom of things
  • We simplify
  • We think big
  • We build trust
  • We never say 'it's not my job
  • We are frugal
  • We embrace change
  • We celebrate difference