Global Finance Director

Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Department: Finance

It’s meaningful, it’s rewarding and it’s a lot of fun! If you love the idea of collaborating on a global product and passionate about user outcomes, then join us.

Our Mission...

Trade Ledger exists to drive positive change in the world by reinventing how business lending works, so capital flows more freely into the economy and the communities it supports. 

In particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who, despite being the backbone of the global economy and providing the lion’s share of employment, are often excluded from favourable lending terms. Lending that would allow them to overcome the cashflow shortfalls that are preventing them from reaching their full potential. This is in large part due to outdated lending processes and the sheer manual cost for lenders to support SMEs.

By digitising the process Trade Ledger has enabled lenders to deliver a business lending journey that’s simple, inclusive and sustainable, through the use of smart technology and new digital datasets – ultimately giving SMEs access to cash when they need it.


The Role - Global Finance Director

As Trade Ledger evolves from start up to scale up there is a constant need to understand the cost, benefit, and value of every choice we make. The role of Global Finance Director is to help the business understand the financial impact of these choices and provide the tools and resources for key decision makers to reach their goals.

This is a global role - we have offices in London and Sydney, and a remote team in Poland - and a huge opportunity to make a real impact, both for Trade Ledger and your career.

Your Tasks

  • Lead financial planning: forecasting, budgeting and cash flow management
  • Develop and implement strategies for fundraising
  • Provide strategic and financial guidance to key stakeholders and decision makers
  • Maintain financial controls
  • Ensure we are future ready with up to date forecasting
  • Work with our accountants to ensure company files are updated across each of our entities

Your Skills

  • Qualified Accountant - either ACCA, ACA or CIMA
  • Highly organised, analytical, close attention to detail
  • Thrives in fast-paced, collaborative global startup environment
  • Able to handle changing priorities
  • Excellent Excel skills and good understanding of Xero
  • Good understanding of financial legislation, particularly around SMEs
  • Additional knowledge of legislation in different global regions a bonus
  • Confidence to know when to ask, and when to make a decision yourself
  • Highly communicative and enjoys working with diverse teams
  • Able to build relationships based on trust and openness


This role is hybrid with c.1-2 days per week in the office.

If this role is right for you and you believe you can genuinely contribute to the ongoing success of our company, please hit ‘apply’.

Life @ Trade Ledger

  • Flex working culture
  • Get your birthday off – additional day of leave
  • Trade Ledger Tokens - monthly recognition awards
  • Community Days – paid volunteer days
  • Individual & team learning budgets
  • Generous employee share options

 Our Culture

Diverse, open team culture is our differentiator!  Be passionate, team focused, hard working and love what you do.  We actively invest in continuous professional development because we know that our people are the creators of our success.
Our interview panels are inclusive to ensure we do not discriminate against age, gender, sexual identity or preference or religion. 
Bring your authentic self and let's achieve awesome things together!

Discover Trade Ledger - Who we are, Our approach & Our People HERE

Trade Ledger does not accept CVs from recruitment agencies.

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