Financial Planning & Analyst Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Hackney Wick, London

The Role

At Notpla, we create disappearing packaging carefully engineered for a healthy planet. Founded on the belief that nature knows best, we’re an innovative, ideas and action-oriented scale-up developing and manufacturing packaging solutions from seaweed and plants that disappear naturally.We are currently looking to bring in a Financial Planning and Analyst Manager to help our management team model the overall finances of the business. 

At Notpla, we strongly believe in our mission and our employees' ability to help us achieve our goals. We encourage everyone who joins us to develop and grow and take responsibility for your domain without micromanagement. Our objective is to foster a fantastic business culture that is reflected in our working policies and environment.

Besides offering exciting roles and a great working environment, Notpla provides competitive salaries, the potential for EMI Share Options, a zero-carbon pension scheme, discounts with local businesses, and subsidised social activities. Our flexible working policy allows you to work at your own pace.

We are a social business with regular clubs and events, and we are proud of how our diverse workplace has created a community that is all pushing towards the common goal of making plastic disappear.

The business services team is a versatile group that plays several roles within the business, including finance, HR, and impact. As our company rapidly grows, we must expand our finance team to meet the increasing demand from internal and external stakeholders. The team you will be joining is multi-talented and takes pride in providing excellent service to the business. They act as the foundation that allows our exceptional designers, engineers, scientists, and commercial and production staff to push the boundaries of our technology forward.

Your profile

We are looking for a talented and astute financial analyst or financial planning manager to join our team. Ideally you will be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and have experience building financial models and processes from scratch. You will also have a strong commercial acumen and the ability to easily discuss complex financial concepts. We would also expect you to have an accountancy qualification from CIMA, ACCA etc. As well as the above you will also be responsible for:

  • Own business modelling and annual planning, updating as needed and providing insights to leadership

  • Work with technical teams to help them understand the commercial impact of their business line 

  • Manage pricing strategies and work with the Product Managers and Head of Finance to develop pricing models 

  • Creating monthly financial reports, board packs and investor reporting

  • Work with the Supply Team to ensure sufficient stock and effectively managed spend 

  • Work with the Impact Team to ensure update to date carbon accounting and impact models

If the above sounds like something you can see yourself doing, then please apply with a CV and cover letter and someone from our recruitment team will be in touch. 

£50,000-£60,000 + EMI Share Options
About us

We’re hard to define because what we’re doing hasn’t been done before.

Notpla is a sustainable packaging start-up founded in 2014. A combination of designers,  chemists, engineers, and entrepreneurs. We create advanced packaging solutions made from seaweed and other natural materials as an alternative to single-use plastic.

We received multiple awards and grants from Innovate UK and the Ellen Macarthur Foundation for our innovative product “Ooho” – an edible and fully biodegradable sachet. Our portfolio has now extended with multiple innovation solutions. 

We're committed to creating a working environment where every member of our team can bring their full self to work regardless of their race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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