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Finance Transformation Manager

  • London
  • Full time
  • R-0002746


We’re Dojo

Since launching Dojo in 2019 to address business owners’ pain points across the UK, we’ve seen incredible growth as a scaling fintech, welcoming over 60,000 new customers and growing the Dojo team to 900+ people across five locations. In that time, we’ve also introduced Dojo Virtual Queues & Bookings and the Dojo restaurant finder app, formerly known as WalkUp and loved by 600 restaurants and 600,000 diners across the UK. Find out more about the journey we’ve been on here

Today, we work towards our mission to empower businesses to thrive in the Experience Economy by creating the tools and technology that turn transactions into meaningful relationships. For our business customers, that means fast funding, the fastest payments, smart integrations, and efficient virtual queues & bookings - all with instant insight across the board. For over 600,000 diners across the UK, that means getting seated at their favourite restaurants in just a couple of taps on the Dojo app. Whether it’s for busy business owners or hungry diners, every Dojo product is built to address real customer pain points by our dedicated teams in London, Bristol, Hull and Belfast. 

The Role

Reporting into our Group Financial Controller, you will take the lead on finance transformation with a view to ensuring the finance team is operating optimally now, and as the business scales.  The successful candidate will be a key point of contact for our international expansion programme, and will work closely with all relevant and all areas of finance to ensure that they are delivering what is needed to ensure the success of the international venture. You will anticipate how the international expansion will impact the finance team and drive process change to optimise the finance function in readiness for this. 

What you will do…

  • Promote new thinking, design creative solutions tailored to the business

  • Lead the planning and delivery of finance inputs to international expansion projects, feed finance related decisions into the company’s expansion playbook to enable efficient roll out into new markets

  • Prepare and shape materials for senior stakeholder meetings and represent finance in international project updates

  • Create an overarching project strategy for the finance team transformation, including implications, risk and scale analysis to allow for ease decision making around project prioritisation

  • Determine the appropriate data and system requirements, and ensure the data is captured completely and accurately, in a timely manner

  • Deliver project reporting covering overall status, risks, issues, mitigation (RACI) and timeline to delivery, including monitoring of blockers and slippage

  • Work closely with key stakeholders and those impacted by delivery to ensure processes are fit for purpose

  • Translate business requirements to technical teams and have capability to understand technical solutions and impact of these to the desired solution 


What you will bring… 

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent)

  • Industry experience - Fin-tech or Financial Services preferred

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proven experience in managing finance change projects

  • You will have a demonstrable ability to bring stakeholders along on the journey 

Our values

At Dojo, we’re curious . We have an insatiable desire to learn and innovate. And we’re relentless . We persevere even when it’s easier not to. But, we’re nothing without our customers, who drive everything we do. From day one, Dojo was built on real customer pain points and every one of us is customer-obsessed

Creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive Dojo

Dojo’s 60,000+ customers reflect the diversity of the UK High Street. Building diverse teams that are representative of that to develop and deliver our business strategy is fundamental to continuing to create innovative products at Dojo. As a result, together, we achieve better outcomes for our customers and for Dojo. 

Regardless of age, disability, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, culture, educational background, parental status, neurodiversity or disability - whoever you are, if you’re passionate about your work, curious, relentless and customer-obsessed, we want to hear from you.

We pride ourselves on fostering a sense of community, which is only made stronger by each individual at Dojo, so you'll have the opportunity to meet a variety of people across levels, teams, and experiences throughout the interview process. 

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