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Financial Analyst

Evolve Energy

Evolve Energy

IT, Accounting & Finance
United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
What we do. Electric Car Leasing
Why we do it. Greener. Fairer. Future.
The Finance team at Octopus Electric Vehicles is growing rapidly and we’re looking for a skilled Financial Analyst to join our FP&A team.
In this role you’ll support the FP&A Manager and work across teams to deliver insights and help inform critical business decisions. We’re looking for someone who can work independently and problem solve, to come up with informative and insightful analysis on a range of financial topics.

What you'll do...

  • Drive development of key reporting including Octopus EV’s unit economic analysis
  • Develop queries and interrogate data in our systems to answer key business questions, and improve forecasts of key metrics
  • Produce analysis on Octopus EV’s margins on each element of our leasing products (vehicle financing, maintenance plans, damage and termination waivers etc.)
  • Support in providing the financial reporting and analysis required by our asset funders
  • Support with ad-hoc analytical exercises

What you'll need...

  • Essential…
  • -Experience producing digestible and clear financial reporting to a range of audiences
  • -Undergraduate degree or professional qualification in Finance, Accounting or a related area (eg. CFA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • -Excellent Excel skills and integrated financial model experience
  • -Data analytics experience including strong basis in SQL and understanding of relational databases
  • Bonus points for…
  • -Scale-up experience
  • -Knowledge of BI / visualisation tools used for FP&A
  • -Leasing, automotive or asset based securitisation experience

Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering 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 Benefits
About us
The electric revolution has arrived - and from 2035 you’ll no longer be able to buy a new petrol or diesel car in the UK.
We’re building a whole new way for drivers to join the electric charge and not only learn about and shop for their EV online, but experience a 'lease for life' through an industry changing customer experience. This is the chance to join one of the UK’s most exciting start-ups – making it easy for individuals and businesses to go electric by getting their car, charger and energy all in one cracking deal.
Octopus Electric Vehicles launched in 2018 to make it seamless to switch to cleaner, greener driving. Our mission is to drive sustainable change, decarbonise the planet and provide our customers with fair pricing and a fantastic experience.
We're an Octopus Energy company—an innovative new energy supplier. We are part of the Octopus Energy Group, which seeks to improve the lives of millions of people by transforming the industries we operate in. The Octopus Group incorporates Octopus Energy, Octopus Healthcare, Octopus Investments, Octopus Property, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Labs.
If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.
Are you ready for a career with us? We want to ensure you have all the tools and environment you need to unleash your potential. Need any specific accommodations? Whether you require specific accommodations or have a unique preference, let us know, and we'll do what we can to customise your interview process for comfort and maximum magic!
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.