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  • fulltime


At carwow, we’re aiming to create the best car-buying experience in the world. Buying a car is normally the 2nd biggest financial decision people face (after buying a house), and it’s a complex one. There are many issues people face throughout the process, and we aim to fix them.

We’re a driven, energetic startup with a team of 200+ based in London, Munich and Madrid. We are backed by Daimler and some of Europe’s leading VCs and have raised over £55m in funding since we launched, so we’re growing fast. We’re constantly asking ourselves how we can make carwow better, so if you’re curious, motivated, and want to help us change the future of car buying, get in touch. It’s the chance to be at the start of something huge. We're not petrolheads, we're just relentlessly driven and passionate about creating the best car buying experience for consumers.

The role:

The role sits within the growing finance team based in Victoria, Central London and will be responsible for the preparation and ownership of all FP&A requirements for the Group.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, this role will work closely with the existing finance team and key business partners to improve forecasting accuracy and update senior management on the financial outlook of the business.

Responsibilities include:

● Ownership of the budget and subsequent forecast processes from beginning to end including:

o Coordination with the business teams UK, Germany and Spain

o Partnering the business on specific segments to create forecasts with clear assumptions, going behind the financial numbers to understand the key commercial drivers

o Consolidation of the budgeted / forecasted main financial statements; Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cashflow

● Updating rolling forecast model with actual monthly data

● Understanding Cash requirements and forecast daily cash modelling

● Assisting in the preparation of reports for senior management and board

● Project analysis and reviewing key business cases

● Cross-departmental liaison and ad-hoc project work for the FC and CFO as required


● Qualified Accountant

● Industry experience in FP&A role

● Excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines

● Advanced Excel skills

● Analytical and inquisitive mindset

● Building financial models

● Experience of Netsuite is desirable


  • Competitive salary and equity in the company
  • Private medical health insurance and subsidised gym membership
  • Competitive maternity, paternity leave and return to work policy
  • 26 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • A generous annual training budget for you to spend on your personal development
  • Free access to Sanctus mental-health coaching sessions
  • Monthly company-wide socials, Friday drinks, and an annual ski trip
  • carwow fitness & well-being groups open to everyone in the office. These include activities such as yoga lessons, squash, football, and tennis
  • A dog-friendly office in Victoria, with free refreshments and a variety of breakout spaces (let Mat Watson take you for a spin around our office here)

At carwow, we believe diversity of experience (whether that be personal or professional), contributes to a broader perspective and will lead to a more innovative company. We’re working hard to increase the diversity of our team and be more inclusive, so if you’re not sure you fit all of the requirements, why not get in touch? Above all, we’re looking for people with drive who share our company values

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