Reporting into the Finance Manager, the role is pivotal to the Central Finance team, involving overhead reporting, business partnership and statutory accounts as well as other ad-hoc tasks as directed by the Finance Manager. The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with 1-2 years' post qualification experience either in industry or practice.
This role will have responsibility for all overheads within the Octopus Investments legal entity. The individual will be responsible for oversight of the accounts payable function and building a core understanding of costs incurred by the business. We are looking for an individual who has specific systems skills and understands how to use systems to ensure processes are efficient. The individual must be able to take ownership for the accuracy of the relevant sections of the P&L and balance sheet.
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Octopus has built an exciting and inclusive high-performance culture where employees feel empowered. This means we welcome discussions around flexible working hours. We also understand the value of diversity, and we have a team dedicated to promoting gender, ethnic, socio-economic,
LGBT and disability equality, to make sure we back up our words with actions. All Octopus employees are given the opportunity to develop new skills, aim higher and accelerate their careers.