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Financial Director
Electric Vehicles
Posted on 12/6/2022
London, UK
Experience Level
  • Experience across a number of the key areas of responsibility outlined above
  • Ideally experience managing large debt lines
  • Experience working at a fast scaling FinTech / financial services business
  • Be able to plan and scale teams and create strong processes, including through automation
  • To be a qualified accountant or CFA with a good understanding of leasing and/or lending
  • At Octopus Electric Vehicles, we are redesigning how drivers buy and fund vehicles, and help them to go electric. As part of the entech unicorn - Octopus Energy Group - we can pull together everything they need to make the switch
  • We launched our leasing company in April 2021 and since then over 1,500 businesses have signed up to offer our EV salary sacrifice scheme to their staff. We also recently offered our Ultimate EV package, enabling all drivers to access EVs with us. Plus just started activities outside the UK, initially in the USA
  • We pride ourselves on our unforgettable customer experience as we make the transition to zero-carbon driving seamless for everyone. You'll need unconventional thinking, intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem solving
  • Own core finance in our Electric Vehicle scale-up leasing business
  • Lead on the performance and output of teams in each area
  • Write the roadmap for the function and ensure delivery
  • Plan, hire and manage the team
  • Be the voice for core Finance on our Senior Leadership Team
  • Oversee all financial operations including statutory reporting, cash flow management, debtor management, financial performance, invoicing, asset purchasing, contract amendments and data input, and recording in our systems
  • Own our Credit Policy and Underwriting team
  • Oversee pricing working closely with Strategic Finance, Data and Growth
Octopus Energy

501-1,000 employees

Cloud-based renewable energy service
Company Overview
Octopus Energy is on a mission to transform energy globally, faster and cheaper than anyone imagined. They are are relentless in driving the smart grid technologies that'll deliver cheaper green electricity to fuel our homes, businesses, cars and heating.