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Director of Finance Data

Monzo Bank

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Join Monzo's pioneering data team and revolutionize banking with your expertise

Overview

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£155000 - £175000

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Cardiff, London or Remote (UK)

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Monzo is transforming the banking industry with its customer-centric approach, innovative financial products, and commitment to transparency and education. As a digital bank with a vibrant culture and a mission to make money work for everyone, Monzo is an exciting place to grow your career, especially during this pivotal time as the company prepares for a potential IPO.

  • Lead a data team in developing critical financial systems, forecasting, and regulatory reporting.
  • Collaborate with finance leaders to shape and execute Monzo's finance strategy.
  • Drive data-led insights to influence business performance and risk management.
  • Hire and mentor a team of top-tier data analysts and analytics engineers.
  • Proven experience in data leadership, analytics team management, and data infrastructure development.
  • Strong strategic thinking with hands-on experience in Python, Airflow, dbt, Bigquery, and Looker.
  • Background in finance domains like Financial Reporting, Treasury, or Risk Management is advantageous.

The interview process at Monzo is transparent and straightforward, consisting of a recruiter call, a chat with the hiring manager, and video calls with team members. Flexible working hours, relocation assistance, visa sponsorship, and a generous learning budget are just some of the benefits that Monzo offers.

🚀 We’re on a mission to make money work for everyone.

We’re waving goodbye to the complicated and confusing ways of traditional banking. 

With our hot coral cards and get-paid-early feature, combined with financial education on social media and our award winning customer service, we have a long history of creating magical moments for our customers!

We’re not about selling products - we want to solve problems and change lives through Monzo ❤️

Hear from our team about what it's like working at Monzo


📍London/Cardiff/UK Remote | 💰 £155,000 - £175,000 + Benefits 

About our Data Discipline:

We have a strong culture of data-driven decision making across the whole company. And we're great believers in powerful, real-time analytics and empowerment of the wider business. All our data lives in one place and is super easy to use. 

We work in cross-functional squads where every data practitioner is a member of a central data discipline and fully embedded into a product squad alongside Engineers, Designers, Marketers, Product Managers, Finance Analysts etc.

What you’ll be working on:

You’ll work closely in the intersection between finance and data at Monzo, a role that will be critical to reach our ambitious goals within this area, which will be vital to future proof Monzo and support our mission to make money work for everyone.

You’ll be collaborating closely with the finance leadership team to build out a modern, data driven finance function. You will contribute towards both defining and executing our finance strategy which currently includes significant systems and automation investment. This includes scoping and delivering the data work required to support our finance systems (accounting, financial forecasting, treasury and regulatory reporting) as well as continuing to transform our key processes and controls. You’ll also be acting as an interface to Monzo’s engineering discipline across these transformation projects.

You will lead a data team responsible for building and maintaining reporting datasets required to embed control readiness and operational efficiency to allow Monzo to scale. This work will also be crucial to place finance on the right path in our journey to a potential IPO.

You’ll be leading a talented team building and analysing data models for commercial insight into our business performance. This includes building relationships within our Financial Planning & Analysis function and across the business to ensure we have the right analytics capabilities for successful business partnering.

Your day-to-day 

  • Establish yourself as a trusted partner to the finance leadership team with a reputation for getting things done
  • Work closely with finance leadership to define data’s priorities and support our finance strategy
  • Ensure we have the right data capabilities, infrastructure and talent in place to be able to to make data driven commercial decisions and enable robust and reliable financial/regulatory reporting
  • Bring data leadership and rigour to our finance function, enabling us to efficiently manage the bank’s performance and risk
  • Help hire, develop and retain top tier data analysts and analytics engineers
  • Promote a culture of proactive, high quality data insights that can impact the direction of Monzo

You should apply if:

What we’re doing here at Monzo excites you!

  • You have multiple years of experience in data, leading analytics teams and building data infrastructure
  • You consider yourself an empathetic leader and have experience managing multiple data individual contributors and data managers and you really enjoy that part of the job
  • You are comfortable getting hands-on as well as taking a step back and thinking strategically and proactively identifying opportunities
  • You have experience working together and collaborating with senior business stakeholders and finance teams
  • Working knowledge of Python, Airflow, dbt, Bigquery and Looker

Nice to haves

  • You have experience in one or more Finance domains, for example: Financial Reporting, Treasury, Regulatory Reporting or Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial Risk and Investor Relations
  • Experience with financial systems such as NetSuite, SAP, Oracle, Anaplan, Blackline, Vermeg

The Interview Process:

Our interview process involves 3 main stages. We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions!

  • 30 minute recruiter call 
  • 45 minute call with hiring manager 
  • 4 x 1-hour video calls with various team members

Our average process takes around 3-4 weeks but we will always work around your availability. You will have the chance to speak to our recruitment team at various points during your process but if you do have any specific questions ahead of this please contact us on [email removed - click apply for more details]

What’s in it for you:

✈️ We can help you relocate to the UK 

✅ We can sponsor visas

📍This role can be based in our London office, but we're open to distributed working within the UK (with ad hoc meetings in London).

⏰ We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.

📚Learning budget of £1,000 a year for books, training courses and conferences

➕And much more, see our full list of benefits here

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Equal opportunities for everyone

Diversity and inclusion are a priority for us and we’re making sure we have lots of support for all of our people to grow at Monzo. At Monzo, we’re embracing diversity by fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. This is integral to our mission of making money work for everyone. You can read more in our blog, 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Report and 2023 Gender Pay Gap Report.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, or veteran, neurodiversity or disability status.

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