Finance Manager

Job description

About Oviva

We believe good health starts with nutrition and lifestyle, not medication. Our mission is to help 50 million people lead healthier and happier lives by 2025 by providing the best digitally-enabled behaviour change treatments.

Oviva was founded in 2014 and is Europe’s largest provider of digitally-enabled behaviour change treatments to people with health conditions related to diet such as type 2 diabetes, prediabetes and complex obesity. We offer our patients the most accessible, personalised and high quality care possible, and we embrace technology to overcome the demand challenges facing the NHS and health systems worldwide.
We do this by:

  • Creating unique digitally-enabled treatment programmes for patients, delivered by dietitians supported by a multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, psychological wellbeing practitioners, specialist nurses, registered nutritionists, health coaches and activity experts.
  • Offering patients access to expert advice in a time and place of their choosing, via our NHS Digital approved Oviva smartphone app, online Learn portal (with tailored video, audio and text content) or over the phone.
  • We put the patient first
  • We measure & improve
  • We tackle it together

Our services are delivered in partnership with the NHS, supporting access, quality and efficiency improvements. We work with over half of the NHS regions in England (called Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships), are the largest digital provider in the NHS England Diabetes Prevention Programme, and were selected for the NHS England Innovation Accelerator. Beyond the UK we also operate in Switzerland, Germany, and France, and are backed by Europe’s leading venture funds.

We can only deliver all of this with the help of our incredible team. Having a culture that people want to work in is very important to us and we're proud to say 96% of our team would recommend working for Oviva. We do this by keeping our values are at the forefront of everything we do, from patient care to internal culture:

The Role

An exciting new position for a hands-on, initiative-taking problem-solver has arisen in our London office.

To support our rapid growth, we are recruiting for a Finance Manager to own the day-to-day running of our finances. This position reports to the Group CFO and will be responsible for managing and reporting on the UK business’s budget, finances and associated analytics, with particular focus areas of cashflow management, management accounts, cost centre accounts and invoicing/billing.

This is a critical role in supporting the UK senior leadership team and CFO in forecasting and planning. To be successful in this role, you will be someone who can easily move from close detail to high level, and work to tight deadlines when needed.

Job requirements

            Main Responsibilities

  • Own all budget, forecast and plan processes, presenting to senior leadership.
  • Identify opportunities to grow revenues, reduce costs and improve cash flows.
  • Create and maintain monthly KPI packs, including management accounts and KPI analysis.
  • Variance analysis and partnering with leadership team to understand variances.
  • Designing and implementing key financial processes and controls to support our rapidly scaling.
  • Manage and automate, where possible, transactional finance tasks.
  • Day to day financial management including issuing invoices, managing accounts receivables and relationships with customers, and then liaising with our external accountant on accounting, tax affairs and book keeping
  • Manage incoming bills and expenses including payments
  • Liaise with customers and contractors for invoicing plans and amendments
  • Manage payment systems and integrations (Stripe, Paypal etc)
  • Manage the payroll process and employee pension scheme
  • Manage Xero accounting software - including purchase invoice descriptions, reconciliation, cost centre reporting, with support of our external accountants and CFO.

      The Ideal Candidate
  • Will be ACCA/ACA qualified with 3-5 years’ experience in auditing and/or consulting
  • Will have advanced Excel and Google Sheets skills, be a strong modeller, and good with data manipulation and business intelligence.
  • Will have an understanding of business outside of "Debits and Credits"
  • Will have an excellent academic record
  • Will be comfortable working in a fast paced tech company and liaising directly with senior management.
  • Will be able to pick things up quickly and problem-solve with a high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Will be confident to set own goals, ambitious and drive to push limits.
  • Will be organised, able to prioritise and manage ambiguity easily
  • Will be personable with a sense of humour (we don’t take ourselves too seriously!)
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful impact in revolutionising healthcare in the UK
  • Exciting and rewarding role in high-growth scale-up environment
  • Training opportunities and annual salary reviews based on performance
  • Flexible working
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) with the option of an additional 5 days unpaid leave
  • Company pension (with 5% employer contribution)
  • Competitive parental leave policy
  • 1 charity day a year to volunteer with a charity of your choice
  • Regular team socials as well as free breakfast & snacks

 Our Offer

  • The opportunity to make a meaningful impact in revolutionising healthcare in the UK
  • Exciting and rewarding role in high-growth scale-up environment
  • Training opportunities and annual salary reviews based on performance
  • Flexible working
  • £50,000-£60,000 p.a. dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) with the option of an additional 5 days unpaid leave
  • Company pension (with 5% employer contribution)
  • Competitive parental leave policy
  • 1 charity day a year to volunteer with a charity of your choice
  • Regular team socials as well as free breakfast & snacks

We would love to hear from you if you think you may be a good fit for this role, please follow the application process and let us know why you would be an ideal candidate.