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Finance Team Leader

Employer
Vertical Aerospace
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Why work with us?
We at Vertical Aerospace are pushing the boundaries of what is possible, creating technology to achieve sustainable air travel like never before. Vertical comprises a world-class team of leaders, experts, engineers who're all striving towards the same goal, to make air travel personal, on-demand, and carbon free. This is your chance to be a part of this extraordinary team.

Vertical is one the world's leading eVTOL businesses, and a pioneer of this ground-breaking new segment, which marks the beginning of sustainable aviation.

Founded in 2016, Vertical uniquely combines the best of the aerospace, Formula 1 and automotive industries and has become one of only seven companies globally to have successfully flown multiple full-scale eVTOL prototypes. The VX4, is a world-leading fully composite tilt-rotor winged eVTOL that will carry one pilot and four passengers or cargo. VX4 is in plan to be certified in late 2024, placing the business in the top two companies globally with a commercially viable aircraft capable of spanning intra and intercity passenger and cargo eVTOL markets.

Vertical is one the world's leading eVTOL businesses, and a pioneer of this ground-breaking new segment, which marks the beginning of sustainable aviation. Founded in 2016, Vertical uniquely combines the best of the aerospace, Formula 1 and automotive industries and has become one of only seven companies globally to have successfully flown multiple full-scale eVTOL prototypes. The VX4, is a world-leading fully composite tilt-rotor winged eVTOL that will carry one pilot and four passengers or cargo. VX4 is in plan to be certified in late 2024, placing the business in the top two companies globally with a commercially viable aircraft capable of spanning intra and intercity passenger and cargo eVTOL markets.
We are looking for a Finance Team Leader who will:
Enjoy working with a world class team comprised of leading aerospace and technology thinkers as well as some of the finest engineering talent. Of course, you will possess or be able to rapidly adopt a passion for sustainable aviation and it's benefits for both society and sustainability.

Vertical is a values-led business that embraces diversity in all its forms in particular diversity of thought. Vertical is committed to building an industry leading team offering global perspectives that represent the communities it serves.
The responsibilities and duties of the Finance Team Leader will be as follows:
  • Carry out end to end purchase to pay activities and operations business enable delivery.
  • Facilitate the effective and accurate payment of suppliers
  • Identify and deliver process simplicity and improvements, including automation.
  • Enable growth within the team and building accounts receivable capability in due course.
  • Ensure compliance with financial controls, processes and procedures.
The successful Finance Team Leader will have the following Experiences & Qualifications:
We seek a unique individual - with AAT qualifications, working towards or having obtained a professional accounting qualification, or qualified by experience. A career background working in industry would be particularly advantageous, together with an interest in green technology and aviation.
  • A blend of iQ and eQ, the ability to solve new problems in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • A passion for building something new
  • A demonstrable track record of delivering effective finance processes
  • The ability to deliver exceptional service to business users
  • A core strength in analytical thinking, able to create efficiencies
  • The technical skills to influence others
  • The gravitas and capability to offer opinion as part the finance team
  • AAT qualification, professional qualification or qualified by experience as an accountant with industry experienc

This is an on-going advert and interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis until sufficient applications have been received.
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