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Finance Director
London +1
Posted 3 months ago

We’re looking for our Finance Director

We’re looking for a Finance Director to head up our finance function, bringing practical and strategic insights to a fast-paced and highly technology-based environment.  We are looking to bring further scale and capability to our finance function and we need an inspirational leader to get us there. High energy and curiosity are key, as you’ll be asked to contribute on a dizzying range of topics, from accounting to tax to pricing to treasury to risk management.

We're looking for a qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA), with experience of a fast-scaling business and operating with highly professional counterparties and regulators. Bonus points if you've worked in a fintech or financial services company, particularly with lending or capital markets exposure. 

More about what you’ll do:

  • Being a business partner to the senior leadership team and providing insight and value to all topics including those which may not appear to be finance related

  • Lead streamlined monthly, quarterly and annual reporting cycles; tax strategy and compliance 

  • Orchestrate practical financial operations executions across demanding third party financial services partners, including third party money movement, arms-length SPVs and multiple regulators for lending and conveyancing

  • Drive and iterate the finance strategy, with clear prioritisation of continuous capability building and clear risk management. Develop, manage and automate finance policies & processes to support this strategy.

  • Pro-actively spot and support key strategic decisions with relevant insight, in collaboration with our FP&A and Analytics teams, and own the financial narrative and communication to key stakeholders

  • Lead key customer & supplier negotiations

  • Develop and lead a finance team capable of delivering our business goals at each stage of growth 

  • Build on our already strong capabilities around reporting and business partnering to bring world class lending, capital markets, balance sheet transactions and tax compliance capabilities. 

The benefits

  • Competitive salary and share options

  • Flexible holiday

  • Enhanced maternity & paternity leave

  • Free healthcare and life assurance

  • Career development, coaching and training

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

More about Habito

You shouldn’t have to go through hell to get a mortgage. That’s why we built Habito.

We use breakthrough technology and top tier experts to deliver the most personalised, fast and convenient way to get a mortgage today. All for free.

We don’t stop at mortgages, either. Together we’re building whole new ways of buying and owning your home. At Habito, you’ll be a vital part of that future.

We want to hear from everyone

The creative brilliance and ingenuity at Habito wouldn’t be possible without a diverse team bringing different perspectives, experience and skills together.

If you feel you can do the job, we’d like to hear from you, no matter what your background or qualifications.

We want to foster a culture where everybody feels included, heard, and equal – regardless of age, disability, gender, marital or parental status, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Habito is proud to be a certified B Corp.

Habito is a digital mortgage brokerage services company that offers a personal and modernized approach to the home buying experience.
Size:  101-250 employees
Funding Level:  Mid-stage Startup
Total Amount Raised:  82.3 M
Year Founded:  2014
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