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Finance Lead / Head of Finance



Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024
About Us
You rarely get the chance to change an entire industry. But that's the position we find ourselves in. Join us, and you’ll unleash scientists, accelerate their research and help get cures to patients sooner.
We’ve developed machines to fully automate human cell production - the most manual process in Biotech. Cells are used to discover and develop new drugs, and now they're being used to treat cancer too. Mytos will impact cure development across the board.
We're live in multibillion dollar biotechs on both coasts of the US, and just raised $19m to expand into the market faster, and accelerate our development!
We’ve assembled a world-class team to take on this challenge, with ex-Dyson engineers and Nature-published scientists working hand-in-hand. You can learn more about your potential Mytos teammates here: Team
Mytos is backed by Y Combinator, the most successful startup program in the world which produced companies such as AirBnb, Dropbox, and Ginkgo Bioworks.
The Role
We’re looking for a smart, analytical and curious Finance Lead to help us drive forward on our mission. As the founding member of the Finance team, you will be responsible for all aspects of the finance domain, ranging from building models for resource allocation, modelling pricing strategies, treasury management, optimising cashflow, tracking how we spend (in collaboration with our external bookkeepers and Ops team), and preparing for fundraises. You will also work hand in hand with the founders and leadership on other strategic areas, such as customer negotiations, legals and recruiting.

What you’ll be doing

  • Working with the leadership team on pricing strategy and commercial modelling
  • Building financial models to help us plan how we allocate our resources
  • Track how we’re spending across the org (in collaboration with our external accountants)
  • Managing our treasury
  • Prepare the organisation for fundraising that can fuel our fast paced growth
  • Provide lift to leadership across other areas, ranging from negotiations, to legals and recruiting

What you will need

  • Strong analytical ability and capable of learning quickly
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • A desire to have a high impact, and to work in an environment where you have high autonomy and decision making agency to influence the direction
  • Want to develop the skills and experience to become a VP Finance or CFO one day

Nice to have

  • Come from an investment banking background, where you’re used to learning fast, working hard, and thinking analytically

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary with stock options
  • Lunch covered daily
  • Collaborative team environment with very high potential to learn new skills
  • 24 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Pension
  • Awesome colleagues and an office in the Imperial College Innovation hub in White City, where you’ll be based.
We’re building a team that enjoys moving fast, strives for continuous improvement through learning from mistakes and is passionate about work that contributes to solving real world problems. Join us if you want a fast-paced environment, where you’re empowered to make decisions and do the best work of your career.