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Head of Commercial Finance


Hello there you. Founded in 2018, Self Space was launched to address a growing need for accessible and contemporary mental health support. We provide flexible, forward-thinking therapy to individuals and for some of the most progressive global companies from a broad range of creative and corporate industries, including tech, finance, advertising, marketing, hospitality and fashion. Our mission is to have a Self Space on every High Street and transform and modernise mental health culture by supporting individuals and companies to reach their full potential. 


As the Head of Commercial Finance at Self Space, you’ll play a really important role in driving our financial strategy and making sure we’re a sustainable, growing business. 

You’ll work closely with the founders, leadership and operations to build a financially healthy Self Space, capable of expanding access to therapy and mental health support across both B2B and B2C audiences on a large scale. The role involves a combination of overseeing day-to-day financial ops, providing strategic insights through data analysis and supporting us with funding activities. 

We’re looking for someone who played a part in the successful growth of early stage businesses.

Key responsibilities:

Financial Metrics, Business Insights & KPI Tracking:

  • Oversee internal financial and operational KPIs, providing analysis to support decision-making.
  • Conduct pricing model analysis and customer profitability analysis.
  • Lead strategic projects related to key financial matters as they come up.
  • Clear data analysis on products, revenue and areas of the business that could directly impact profitability and working with founders to implement this in the broader business strategy.
  • Lead the company’s annual budgeting processes. 
  • Work with the finance team to create a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement. 

Forecasting, Budgeting & Planning:

  • Maintain revenue, margin, and cash flow forecasts.
  • Set team budgets and identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Own tracking financial and operating plan. 
  • Conduct regular cost reviews and optimise spending. 
  • Support overall business planning processes and drive improvements in forecasting and reporting.
  • Act as business partner to senior stakeholders, providing analysis to support key decisions. 
  • Be the financial voice of the business, and the connector between us and our investors. 

Commercial Drive: 

  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to make sure there’s alignment on strategies and goals with commercial objectives. 
  • Working closely with the sales team to monitor pipeline, sales cycle and conversion rates, to ensure that the business has a clear path to deliver our revenue targets. 
  • Implement robust tracking mechanisms to monitor progress towards sales and marketing targets.
  • Conduct market research and analysis to create detailed business plans on commercial opportunities (expansion, development of digital platform, business development etc.)
  • Monitor performance of commercial activities using key metrics and prepare reports for senior management.

Monthly Close & Tax Deadlines:

  • Validate, support and enable the work of our Finance Manager and their team. 
  • Ensure timely delivery of taxes and accountancy filings.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and analyses.
  • Monitor and improve internal accounting processes to facilitate scalability.

Fundraising Processes:

  • Support us in preparing for fundraising activities, including building financial models and forecasts.
  • Conduct scenario planning to determine the use of funds and impact on financial metrics.
  • Own and verify key metrics shared with investors, ensuring board-ready reports on a monthly basis.

You are:

  • A grafter and willing to be in it with us.
  • Passionate about making a positive impact on mental health in the wider world. 
  • Experienced in financial analysis and projections.
  • Outcomes-driven with strong analytical skills.
  • Detail-oriented and proactive in driving projects to completion.

You’ll be successful if you have: 

  • An accounting qualification (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Extensive finance experience with national and international exposure.
  • Experience in similar roles within startup environments (workplace wellbeing and mental health a bonus)
  • Involvement in Series A to C fundraising processes.
  • A data-driven mindset with the ability to independently analyse operational and strategic plans.
  • Strong relationship-building skills both internally and externally.

Join our mission. Improve the mental health of tens of thousands more people.

Equal Opportunities Statement:

At Self Space, we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate it, we support it, and we are grateful for it because it enriches the work we do and the support we offer.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we are dedicated to building an inclusive, affirmative and diverse team. 

Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: £100k plus a generous benefits package including private healthcare
Days per week: 4-5
Responsible to: Founders: Jodie Cariss & Chance Marshall