Finance Director

Glastonbury, Somerset
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Job Title
Finance Director
Contract Type
Full Time


At Wavepower, our vision is to develop technology that harnesses the power of the sea’s waves to produce electricity. When we’ve done so, we’ll sell the energy generated, creating a sustainable and clean way of powering communities.

To make our vision a reality, we’ve pulled together a world-class team of specialists in a purpose-built office and testing facility near Glastonbury, Somerset, and now we are recruiting for a Finance Director to join our high performing team:

Finance Director Role:
Working alongside the founders, you will not only be an exceptional accountant with experience of working within a fast moving, complex and robust accounting environment but you'll also be innovative and commercially aware, supporting the ambitious senior management team in their pursuit of making the vision a reality.

Reporting to the Directors, developing and leading a talented finance team, you will be responsible for building on the financial management infrastructure to support the business in meeting its long term objectives. 

This Finance Director is a challenging, high profile role, combining the need for a practical, hands on individual prepared to tackle operational challenges, with the passion and credibility to develop long term business objectives with a forward thinking, well-resourced and globally ambitious company. In return you will have an opportunity to be part of and make a real contribution to the future success of our fast growing business.

Interested? Here are some things you might like to know:
• We are a fast paced dynamic company, and we thrive on continuous improvement - we hope you will too.
• The stakes are high and the expectation is even higher. We need people who share our vision to change the world, and are inspired by our mission.
• You’ll need to be prepared to work outside the normal 8.30 – 5.30 when the need arises.

What we offer for the Finance Director
• A competitive salary, with the opportunity to earn bonuses
• Support and encouragement in your professional development
• As much responsibility as you can handle
• A stimulating and state-of-the-art working environment, engaging with some of the UK’s most exciting entrepreneurs
• Lunch provided every day.

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