Head of Finance

£70,000 - £90,000
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Head of Finance

Remote within UK

💶 Salary - £70,000 - £90,000

❤️ Values-driven culture - We're really proud of our culture. Check out our Employee Guide for more details!

🤸🏽‍♂️ Flexible working hours - We want our employees to have the flexibility to do what is important to them. As such we are an outcome focussed organisation rather than input based.

📚Learning and development - £2,000 learning and wellbeing budget each year.

🏖 Time off - 25 days of paid time off per year.

👩🏾‍⚕️ Health - Healthcare cashback scheme covering medical, dental, optician and more.

💻 Technology - A brand new laptop (or whatever equipment you need).


🎉 About Us

Our mission is to be the most inspiring learning platform for people and organisations around the world. We are a team of 60+ and over the last four years, we’ve built an online marketplace curated from 200+ of the best learning providers. So far, we’ve supported thousands of employees from fast growing tech scale-ups and progressive businesses like GoCardless, IDEO, Curve, Treatwell and Freetrade to power their learning culture. We've only just started our journey to help unlock everyone's full potential.

Read more about us here find out what we’re talking about on our blog or see how we empowered companies to commit to a culture of learning during Furlough in the UK!

🙌 The role

Learnerbly is looking for a Head of Finance to help drive our growth as we continue to scale. Reporting into Jonny Day, our COO, we'll need you to drive all things cash-flow management, financial accounting, fundraising, risk and growth management as well as growing our Finance team. The goal is to guide Learnerbly towards expansion, profitability and continued financial stability and success.

Forecasting, financial models and revenue optimisation will be projects that excite you! You're not phased by changing priorities and focus, you know how to adapt quickly and use your experience, data and business intelligence to course correct. We're looking for someone who loves to deep dive into the numbers, but is also energised by keeping a birds eye view at the same time. You find inspiration in telling the story using numbers and are a deep critical thinker who can apply lateral thinking to financial decision making, you embrace growth and it's challenges but manage and consider the risks.

We need your help translating company performance to the rest of our Learnerbees as such you'll enjoy communicating your ideas, and taking us on the journey with you. 

Joining at this early stage will give you a role with huge autonomy as you act as a catalyst for change within Learnerbly, identifying business improvement opportunities and driving them through successfully. With the support of the rest of Learnerbly, we will be looking to you to build a high performing Finance team that will set us up for success as we continue to scale.

If the challenge sounds exciting then we would love for you to apply.

Even if you don’t hit all the points below we would still love to hear why you could be a great addition to us here at Learnerbly!

What you'll be getting up to:

  • Own, run, evolve and manage our financial models and saas reporting.
  • Define, build and document the foundations of a high performing Finance function.
  • Develop our Series B/C fundraising strategy.
  • Manage our finance tech stack and financial operations.
  • Manage relationships with partners, investors and our own Learnerbees! 🐝
  • Define OKRs for our current finance team, managing them directly as you scale the department.
  • Develop secure procedures to maintain confidential information
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis, saas metrics and forecasting models
  • Empower our people leaders to have visibility and accountability for spend in their area, arming them with the knowledge and context they need to make decisions in the best interests of Learnerbly.

This role will be a great fit if:

  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA Qualified
  • Proven experience as head of finance or similar role
  • Experience working in or with a high growth tech business in an international setting (especially in the USA)
  • Experience in a fast paced working environment
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices
  • Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting
  • An analytical mind with a strategic ability
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

🪄 Hiring Process

  1. Initial screening (30mins)
  2. Capabilities Interview (1 Hour)
  3. Task Interview (1 Hour)
  4. Values Interview (1 hour)

Support - If you have a medical condition or an individual need for an adjustment to our process, and you believe this may affect your ability to be at your best - please let us know so we can talk about how we can best support you and make any adjustments that may be needed.

💛 Our Values

We look for people who share our values and can add to our culture. Values are shared beliefs that guide our decision-making, culture is how we function as a group and how we live our values as individuals.

  • Be your authentic self: This means finding the intersection between what you love and what you’re good at, so you can be yourself at work.
  • Set the destination, own the journey: "Be the change you want to see in the world." Think big, speak up, take ownership. We believe in learning by experimenting and failing fast: use your creativity and resourcefulness to find solutions to problems you encounter.
  • Invite everyone to dance: “Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance.” We look for people who share our values and contribute to our culture. Diversity alone is not enough. We believe by being diverse and inclusive we make better decisions.
  • Practice heartfelt, radical candor: We know seeking radically candid feedback can be hugely powerful. We proactively seek and give feedback to reveal blindspots and accelerate growth.

Find more about how we operate at Learnerbly with a menu à la carte: explore all or specific parts of our Employee Guide, a window into how we think and work compiling internal practices, and which we use as a living knowledge base.

🌈 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

At Learnerbly, we're committed to cultivating an environment that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. We are a global community and we believe our unique qualities should be celebrated as they are critical to our innovation. It's essential to us that you bring your authentic self to work every single day, no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, caring responsibilities, neurodiversity, or otherwise. Inclusion isn't just an initiative at Learnerbly. We strive to embed it not just into our values but throughout our entire culture.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Life at Learnerbly

We put development at the heart of what we do. 

Find more about how we work at Learnerbly through our Employee Guide, a window into how we think and work compiling internal practices, and which we use as a living knowledge base.

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