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Senior Finance and Operations Manager

United Kingdom, England, London

Job description

About BotsAndUs

At BotsAndUs we believe that real time data will revolutionise the logistics industry. We are building the ultimate data insights platform that provides companies with unprecedented, real time access to their operations. Our autonomous data capturing technology and insights generation capabilities help to measure, track and find goods across warehouses in real time, while building the ultimate digital twin of facilities.

Join us at a very exciting time of growth as we’re significantly ramping up all areas of the business to lead the way in logistics data globally, backed by some of Europe’s best VCs and driven by passion, curiosity and teamwork.

*We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives innovation and we offer an international and friendly work environment with an energetic company culture.

About the Role

As a Senior Finance & Operations Manager, reporting to: CEO, co-founder, and you will be an instrumental contributor to our Finance strategy, directly impacting the success of one of the fastest-growing start-ups in Europe. You will have the freedom to showcase your skills and experience in structuring financial processes and building our foundations to scale. Further, you will prepare the weekly KPIs for the management team and prepare all numbers for our monthly and quarterly investor updates. You will monitor the budget vs. actual spending and keep a close eye on company performance from a numbers perspective. Our business is rooted in technical innovation, so a team player mentality and becoming a leader in our friendly and energetic culture is key.

Job requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • You own the internal finance processes - for example:
    • Overseeing operations for company financial health, setting objectives and financial company goals

    • Budget monitoring (actual vs budget/forecast) to ensure company financial health

    • Financial modelling and forecasting for different audiences - i.e. customers, investors, BotsAndUs management team

    • Preparation of periodical reports & KPIs that provide decision-making insights to our management team

    • Investor reporting - i.e. updates on financial performance against forecasts, overview of key financial decisions, balance sheet enquiries etc.

    • Prepare the board meeting materials - KPIs, format design and populate data

  • You are the main point of contact, the BotsAndUs interface, to our accounting service provider. Your key tasks would be (not limited to):
    • Owning the accounts receivable & payable

    • Double checking payroll, bookkeeping and invoices

    • Owning budgeting and distribution of benefits and other schemes (i.e. incentive bonuses, pensions etc.)

    • Ensuring all necessary filings are completed by our accountants

  • You collaborate with our legal advisors, when needed, for various finance-related matters:
    • Support with remote or international hiring setup and external contractor work

    • Financing contracts: asset-financing, manufacturing and other payment plans etc.

  • Supporting the team with VC financing and funding where appropriate.

Previous Experience & Key Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role

  • Educational background in Finance, Accounting, Economics or a related field

  • Friends and colleagues would describe you as a hands-on, detail-oriented person who gets things done

  • You are a proficient user of finance software and you take pride in your spreadsheet skills

  • You have proven that you can perform in fast-paced environments (i.e. growth start-ups)

  • You enjoy studying and summarising financial trends at company and market levels

  • Nice to have: You implemented an ERP system in a start-up company before. Professional finance/accounting qualifications or previous role as a financial analyst will be a plus.

Why join BotsAndUs?

  • The incredible opportunity to join an early stage company and define its future strategy

  • Stock options

  • Attractive employee wellness benefits

  • Personal development budget

  • 25 holidays per year

  • Flexible working, hybrid team

  • Loads of fun team events on and offsite, snacks of all kinds in the office

AAP/EEO Statement 

BotsAndUs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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