Your main focus will be on building frameworks (models and reports) to analyse TransferWise cost base, identify risk and opportunities and derive actionable insight
You’ll provide deep dives on key business and financial metrics and focus on actuals to forecast variance comparison to drive accuracy, optimal decision making and develop strategy
This will involve working with stakeholders within and outside Finance to deeply understand TransferWise’s business, and drivers of our cost and financials including partnering with Department leads (Customer Support, Engineering, Design etc), other teams within Finance (Financial Controllers and Accounting) and other analysts at TransferWise
You’ll use this deep knowledge to help build a narrative on our results and manage communications and reporting to various stakeholders internally to our leadership team, and externally to investors and debt holders.
This role will give you the opportunity to
Play a crucial role – in using data to help understand TransferWise’s financial growth, shape financial strategy and evolve the Finance team.
Own your own path to success – you’ll have a high level of autonomy and responsibility.
Learn and grow – there’s a lot to be done!
A bit about you
7+ years experience building financial models, owning budgeting / cost analysis
Extensive experience in building budgets from scratch, establishing effective policies and procedures, implementing cost controls and monitoring ongoing spend – to help the organisation operate smoothly and grow sustainably
Experience developing reports based on employee data, customizing elements of the ERP system and adjusting the user interface and usability of ERP. A working knowledge of Anaplan is a bonus
Worked closely with Human Resources to ensure that workforce planning strategy, tools and processes are in sync with cost planning
Demonstrable knowledge of IFRS reporting and general accounting concepts.
Good command of SQL. A working knowledge of Python/R is a bonus.
Financial Reporting Manager
This vacancy is a Director level position within an Investment Bank where you will be acting as a Head of MI Reporting within the finance department. You will be involved in several change initiatives to improve the finance department's operational and strategic effectiveness.
There are also aspects of this role that are business as usual focused. As such, the Financial Reporting Manager must be versatile. This role calls for a high-level understanding of Management Information and its interpretation for the firm's strategic advancement.
Oversight of formulating financial reports used in senior-level corporate committees
Strong stakeholder interaction with C-Suite individuals
Understand and articulate market and economic trends relating to the business
Lead in strategic change initiatives as well as business as usual functions
Work with global partners and colleagues in matters of market and financial interpretations impacting the business
Play a strategic part in the implementation of Financial and Planning Analysis tools
Reporting and tracking figures vs. financial projections and budget
Manage/mentor junior members of the team
Ideally, a qualified Accountant or have accountancy qualifications.
A strong understanding of Management Information (MI) for forecasting purposes
Experience within Banking, ideally investment banking
Experience of Financial and Planning Analysis tools
This is a 12-month fixed-term position, and interviews can commence. swiftly.
The successful candidate will have experience working within a similar role such as stock analysis, audit or reconciliations. You will have an understanding of logistics and supply chain and will have worked in partnership with 3PL's or suppliers. Attention to detail, excellent numerical skills and processing accuracy is essential for the role as is an analytical approach with strong problem solving skills. Candidates with previous experience working with NAV or Vision are encouraged to apply but MRP's will still be considered. Candidates who have worked within the FMCG sector would also be at an advantage but again not essential This is an interim role and is expected to last for between 3 and 6 months. Candidate must be available to start immediately.
You will receive a competitive rate of pay.
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