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Senior Finance Analyst

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Open Cosmos is revolutionising the way space technology is used and is at the forefront of the emerging new space industry. Our mission is to make space accessible to anyone, to help solve the world's biggest challenges. We do this by providing simple and affordable space missions, using nanosatellite technology, providing end to end space missions for customers around the world (private and institutional). We work with some of the biggest names in the industry, including the European Space Agency (ESA), but also with small and innovative high-tech companies, together developing the space technology and applications of the future.

Based at one of the world’s leading space campuses in Harwell, Oxfordshire, we are a young and ambitious team with the drive to define a greater future for this planet and the people living on it; therefore, when our minds come together to fulfil our mission to democratise the space we are happy to be part of something that is more than the best of each of ourselves.

Description of the Position
You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will work with the Head of Finance running the company finances.

Tasks and responsibilities
Financial planning & decision support
Preparation and analysis of commercial results against budget/forecast/prior year
Assisting Head of Procurement and Head of Finance with tender processes
Research for cost projections
Preparation of month-end management reporting
Consolidation of management accounts
Supporting project and business development teams by providing project finance documents
Skills, attitude and experience
Quick learner
Lean / bootstrap mentality
Finance-related qualification
Proactive attitude
Excellent financial modelling skills and Microsoft Excel skills
Nice to have
Experience of having been in a company during fundraise or exit
Chartered accountant
Purchasing experience
Multi-country finance experience
Aerospace industry experience
Experience in sales analytics
Experience in investment-grade financial modelling
Knowledge of Spanish or French is a plus
You will enjoy
Working with a team of people to build the future of a new space industry
Working at one of the world’s leading space campuses
25 days holidays + 8 bank holidays
Attractive Pension Scheme & Immediate enrolment
Transport Allowance – extra pocket money to support our best talent working together
Healthy snacks and pick’n’mix sweets at the office
Social clubs organised by the team – so far we’ve got Run Club, Paella Club, ice-skating Club and Thirsty Club – suggest something new?
Annual Company Retreat
Remote working as per company policy
Working from home as per company policy
Annual Salary Review
How to apply
Visit the career section of our website.

Please include your CV, Cover Letter (max ½ page) and any relevant links to your work.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Open Cosmos in the media
Our Website - https://open-cosmos.com/media/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/open.cosmos.space/
Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/company/open-cosmos/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/open_cosmos

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