Finance Manager - Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis



Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Who we are

Established in 2017, Wayve is a leader in autonomous vehicle technology, driven by breakthroughs in Embodied AI. Our intelligent, mapless, and hardware-agnostic technologies empower vehicles to navigate complex environments effortlessly.

Supported by prominent investors, Wayve is advancing the transition from assisted to fully automated driving, making transportation safer, more efficient, and universally accessible. Join our world-class, multinational team of engineers and researchers as we push the boundaries of frontier AI and autonomous driving, creating impactful technologies and products on a global scale

Where you will have an impact

  • Project manage end-to-end delivery of financial forecasting processes, including communications, timetables, and data requirements.
  • Develop and maintain complex financial models to support decision-making across the organisation.
  • Collaborate with the Business Unit FP&A team to ensure alignment of financial plans with strategic objectives.
  • Lead the monthly financial reporting process, including variance analysis and management reporting in collaboration with Accounting..
  • Provide the Board with relevant and timely information to enable it to assess performance against the Group’s strategy and objectives.
  • Drive improvements in financial processes, systems, and reporting capabilities to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Lead the annual planning and long-range planning processes.
  • Support scenario planning based on strategic objectives, opportunities or business model / pricing changes.

What you will bring to Wayve


  • 5+ years working experience in relevant Financial field.
  • Experience in creating and managing budgets, including forecasting, monitoring, and reporting on financial performance.
  • The ability to collect, organise, and analyse large amounts of financial data to identify patterns, trends, and insights.
  • You should be able to effectively communicate financial information to a wide range of stakeholders, including executives, managers, and external partners.
  • The ability to orchestrate, lead and partner with business and finance leadership across the company to ensure financial objectives are obtained.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets.


  • CIMA or similar qualified with strong management accounting knowledge.
  • Highly proficient with Xero, Netsuite or similar accounting software.
  • Experience working in a fast growing highly dynamic, global company..

We understand that everyone has a unique set of skills and experiences and that not everyone will meet all of the requirements listed. If you’re passionate about self-driving cars and think you have what it takes to make a positive impact on the world, we encourage you to apply.

What we offer you


  • The chance to be part of a truly mission driven organisation and an opportunity to shape the future of autonomous driving. Unlike our competitors, Wayve is still relatively small and nimble, giving you the chance to make a huge impact
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • A dynamic and fast-paced work environment in which you will grow every day - learning on the job, from the brightest minds in our space, and with support for more formal learning opportunities too
  • A culture that is ego-free, respectful and welcoming (of you and your dog) - we even eat lunch together every day
  • Benefits such as an onsite chef, workplace nursery scheme, private health insurance, cycle scheme, therapy, yoga, two onsite bars, large social budgets
  • This is a full-time role based in our office in London. At Wayve we want the best of all worlds so we operate a hybrid working policy that combines time together in our offices and workshops to fuel innovation, culture, relationships and learning, and time spent working from home. We also operate core working hours so you can be where you need to be for family and loved ones too. Teams determine the routines that work best for them.

At Wayve we're committed to creating a diverse, fair and respectful culture that is inclusive of everyone based on their unique skills and perspectives, and regardless of gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, ethnicity, age or religious belief

DISCLAIMER: We will not ask about marriage or pregnancy, care responsibilities or disabilities in any of our job adverts or interviews. However, we do look to capture information about care responsibilities, and disabilities among other diversity information as part of an optional DEI Monitoring form to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring process and ensure that the process is inclusive and non-discriminatory.