Careers

Locations

London, GB, England, GB

Job Term

Full-Time

Company Website

We're the UK's biggest (& favourite) will writer, top rated probate provider, and one of the leading funeral companies in the country. Backed by top investors, in the last 24 months we've:

If you fancy reading more about our team and culture, have a browse here!

About the role

With rapid revenue growth and new products in 2022 Farewill now needs a Finance Manager who will help with the newly appointed CFO’s mission to make numbers meaningful. This role is pivotal in helping to achieve this through accurate timely financial reporting to allow value add FP&A, analysis and business partnering.

 

In the next 12 months you'll:
  • Conduct monthly financial, investor and board reports
  • Manage cashflow forecasting and reporting
  • Supervise and approve month end journals
  • Streamline processes including new systems to reduce manual processes and reduce reporting time
  • Support CFO with production of FP&A, financial analysis and financial modelling VAT and Corporation Tax reporting
  • Manage and train one assistant

Requirements

Hopefully you'll have some or all of the following:

  • Qualified accountant (+ 1 year PQE)
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail and process orientated

Nice to have, but not a dealbreaker:

  • Experience working in scale up environment
  • Business partnering with other areas of the business
  • FCA experience
  • Audit experience

Benefits

What we offer:

  • £60k salary plus generous stock options
  • 28 days of annual leave plus the usual public holidays
  • Flexible working including when you start & end your day, and how often you come into the office
  • Personal development budget of 3 days and £1000 per year
  • Regular ‘passion talks’, team socials & company-wide events
  • Santander cycles membership!
  • A chance to make a meaningful contribution to people's lives and deaths

 

Making your application as smooth as possible:

If this sounds like what you’d love to be doing, we can’t wait to hear from you. If you’re not sure that you exactly fit the above criteria, get in touch anyway. Ability and attitude is just as important as experience!

At Farewill, our mission is to change the way the world deals with death - to make it simple, personal, fairly-priced & accessible to everyone. To do that, we want to build a workplace that’s great for everyone, that celebrates diversity in all its forms, and where everyone who works for us feels like they can be themselves, bring their whole selves to work, and be treated fairly, equitably and respectfully.

We believe flexibility is important, so we’re happy to chat to you about flexible/remote working options. And, If you need any flexibility or adjustments in our interview process - to help set you up for success - then please let us know too.

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