Chief Operating Officer

Due to rapid growth and ambitious plans, we are on the hunt for a highly driven and entrepreneurial COO to own strategy setting & implementation, finance, business systems, HR and legal โ€“ and scalability and delivery across the business.

London ยท Full-time

Reporting to the CEO, you will play a pivotal role in this transformational phase of the companyโ€™s growth. You will be highly motivated to use your experience to deliver best-in-class, scalable and continuously improving operations, processes and policies. The role will provide you with vast opportunities for ownership, autonomy and originality.

๐Ÿ’ธ What sets Finimize apart?

  • We are a community-led company with a genuine purpose to have a positive impact on the world
  • We are a high-growth startup with a rapidly scaling community, backed by one of the largest investment firms in the world.
  • Work directly with the founding team
  • Work with a team that has a strong track record
  • Users love our product. Best-in-class reviews for a subscription app on the App/Play Store. We have been featured by Apple numerous times, and theyโ€™ve collaborated with us in the past.

We have a world-class selection of perks and benefits:

  • Generous pension (16 โ€“ 18% employer contribution)
  • Competitive salary + team goal bonuses
  • 30 days holiday
  • Income protection & life assurance
  • A private healthcare plan
  • Market leading parental leave โ€“ up to 40 weeks paid
  • Your own personal development budget
  • Mental health support services
  • Donate to charities of your choice through your salary, with a matched ยฃ100/month employer contribution
  • Financial wellbeing resources including a free one-to-one financial planning meeting. Plus access to our product and in-house financial experts.
  • Additional self-funded options including further healthcare packages, travel insurance, legal services

๐Ÿ’ช Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage other team leads for these business units and co-ordinate and prioritise effectively across them, with a particular focus on scaling all functions successfully
  • Help create the overall strategy for the business and lead the implementation of various projects across divisions and countries
  • Hire, develop and help train key talent across all teams
  • Work closely with Product, marketing and business development teams to build best-in-class customer experiences
  • Report directly to the CEO and have a seat on the management team
  • Manage the relationship with senior executives at abrdn
  • Defining strategy with the senior management team and own strategic execution, tracking and reporting
  • Owning day to day operations and set the pace of the business
  • Financial modelling, shareholder relations
  • Financial management and improvement of key financial metrics
  • Board reporting
  • Defining and implementing project management excellence (Scope, Timeline, Budget, Reporting)
  • Final responsibility HR, legal and compliance

Some things we consider critical to being our Chief Operating Officer:

  • Have previous relevant and proven operational experience, ideally within a VC funded start-up
  • Are highly commercial, financially literate, with ability to own P&L top to bottom
  • Have knowledge of managing functions including operations, finance, product, sales and marketing
  • Have experience working for a small, rapid growth tech business
  • Are highly strategic but are also willing to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty
  • Have the ability to drill into detail, use data, logic and assumptions to make decisions
  • Have excellent writing, presenting, and conversational skills
  • Have proven results in identifying, attracting, retaining, managing and leading talent
  • Have proven people management skills, priority setting, managing and coaching, developing strong collaborative culture

How to apply

Send us an email at with a brief intro and your CV. You need to be able to work in London to be considered.

Weโ€™ll let you know we received your application and, if it makes sense, weโ€™ll have a Skype call or grab a coffee to chat about things further ๐Ÿ˜€

๐Ÿ‘‹ Psst... We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity on our team.

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