Finance Director
Updated on 2/28/2024
Octopus Energy

1,001-5,000 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.
Data & Analytics
Energy

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$2.6B

Founded

2016

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

23%
Locations
London, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Finance & Banking
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree from a top tier university
  • Accounting qualification
  • Strong financial knowledge including analysis, budgeting, and risk management
  • Experience in Audit and various Finance roles in a corporate and scale-up environment
  • Effective leadership and team management skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Responsibilities
  • Lead the business unit financial operations
  • Own and lead preparation of regular management account and statutory reporting for the business unit
  • Develop and monitor cash flow forecasts
  • Monitor performance of key balance sheet accounts and ensure that provisioning methodology continues to be fit for purpose
  • Leverage data analytics to identify trends, customer behaviours, and financial insights that inform business decisions
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks, implement internal controls
  • Lead, mentor, and cultivate a high-performing finance team
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working in a very commercial environment and engaging skillfully with functions across the business to balance risk, customer experience, and financial performance
  • Comfortable with ambiguity amid a fast-changing industry
  • Natural curiosity and ability to get into details to solve problems and challenge thinking
  • Enjoy working collaboratively across the organisation to generate well-rounded solutions quickly