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Prolific • Remote, UK

Head of FP&A & Corporate Finance


Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

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Job Description

At a Glance

Us: Fast-growing startup of 100+ people. We are a remote-first team, mainly based in the UK. YC alumni (summer 2019) and Series A funding of 32$m in 2023. Our mission is to revolutionise how the world learns about people, so people can revolutionise the world.🚀

Salary: £88,000-90,000 + bonus + share options

The Role

The Finance team is responsible for providing data-driven insights to inform strategic, financial, and operational decision-making across the company. We’re seeking a Head of FP&A & Corporate Finance to expand our strategic finance capabilities. We are offering a high-profile position with lots of involvement in revenue forecasting, investment planning, M&A activities, strategic projects, business insights and tools.

This is a high-impact role that will offer substantial senior leadership exposure and the opportunity to drive long-term shareholder value in a hyper-growth tech environment.

Alongside your FP&A role you will be responsible for identifying and leading M&A activity and driving regional acquisition growth strategies for the business. You will manage transactions through due diligence, execution and post deal integration.

What you'll be doing

  • Develop Group financial models for business use as well as and multi year and investment forecasting, with additional focus on sensitivity analysis and scenario planning
  • Develop and maintain operational metrics and KPI dashboards - supporting Rev Ops in revenue forecasting, monitoring and reporting.
  • Work closely with the CFO and Head of Finance to produce analysis and reports to support annual budgeting, key investment decisions, M&A acquisitions etc.
  • Utilising BI tools to deliver meaningful insights into investment and business performance
  • Creating business tools such as pricing models to facilitate strategic decision making
  • Developing a deep understanding of Prolific’s’ business model and competitive landscape, including market segment economics, product and market strategies, pricing and customers.
  • Leading the identification of potential M&A opportunities by leveraging multiple streams including desktop review, market research and collaboration with other stakeholders
  • Completing business valuations by researching comparable transactions and comparable quoted companies
  • Successfully leading due diligence processes
  • Liaise with clients, law firms, banks, equity providers, vendors and purchasers in the delivery of corporate finance transactions

Ideal candidate:

  • ACA or CIMA qualified with strong academics (2:1 or above in degree)
  • 3-5 years of experience in some combination of investment banking, consulting, corporate finance / strategic finance, revenue ops at a pre-IPO technology company
  • Advanced Financial Modelling and data analytics experience is essential
  • M&A experience essential
  • Power BI or other data insights tools experience essential
  • Tech/Saas/PLG company experience a strong advantage
  • Investment Management experience a strong bonus
  • A strategic thinker who can translate financial data into actionable insights.
  • A collaborative team player who can work closely with Board level and key stakeholders
  • Effective project and process management skills; able to prioritise, highly organised, independent, and self-motivated in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Python and SQL is a plus

Company benefits

Bank holiday swaps
Company wide holidays/offsites
Early finish Fridays
Enhanced maternity leave – 13 weeks full paid, 26 weeks 50% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 4 weeks full paid
Enhanced sick pay
Mental health days
L&D budget – £1000 per year
Work from home stipend
Dog friendly co-working space
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Pregnancy loss leave
Open to part-time employees
Health insurance – Bupa & Medicash Health Plan (Opt in)
Life insurance
Lunch and learns
Employee discounts
Employee assistance programme
Optional unpaid leave
Pension match/increase
Salary sacrifice
£1000 yearly budget for education, growth, and training.
Taxable Stipend of £150 a month per person, £1800 a year (before tax).
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity, and the efforts to improve and maintain it, are great
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Prolific

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

London & New York

Funding levels


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
1st – DeepTech, Data & AI

1st – DeepTech, Data & AI

Industry awards 2023


Flexa100 2023
1st – Research & Data

1st – Research & Data

Industry awards 2022

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