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Prolific • Remote, UK

Head of FP&A & Corporate Finance

Remote-first

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).
Location
96%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
83%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
86%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
78%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
86%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
81%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

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

Diversity
82%
Employees feel that the diversity, and the efforts to improve and maintain it, are great
Inclusion
81%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
81%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
87%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
76%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Prolific

Company employees

153

Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)

32:38:30

Office locations

London & New York

Funding levels

$32,000,000

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
3rd

3rd

Flexa100 2023
1st – Research & Data

1st – Research & Data

Industry awards 2022

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