Manager, Group Financial Reporting

WorldRemit

London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 05/31/2021
  • Website: worldremit.com
  • Company Address: Kensington Centre 66 Hammersmith Road, London, United Kingdom, W14 8UD

About WorldRemit

We’re changing the way people send money abroad. We’re taking something complicated and making it simple.

Our people and our technology work together to create faster, easier and lower cost money transfers. We send to 150 countries around the world and have over 4 million happy customers – a number that’s growing every day. After all, 125,000 5★ reviews can’t be wrong!

Job Description

Who we are


We’re global, we’re growing and we’re going to need talent to keep up the pace. We’re making payments simpler for over 4m customers worldwide, in over 90 currencies. We’ve been around for 10 years, disrupting the market with a digital payment platform that aims to make sending money abroad as easy as sending a text message. 

There’s almost 1,200  of us already hard at work and we love welcoming new people. We’ve got offices across the world, from London to Sydney and 15 locations in between - they’re open for business but right now lots of us are working from home. Want to be part of our global growth story - read on…

Who we are

We’re global, we’re growing and we’re going to need talent to keep up the pace. We’re making payments simpler for over 4m customers worldwide, in over 90 currencies. We’ve been around for 10 years, disrupting the market with a digital payment platform that aims to make sending money abroad as easy as sending a text message. 

There’s almost 1,200  of us already hard at work and we love welcoming new people. We’ve got offices across the world, from London to Sydney and 15 locations in between - they’re open for business but right now lots of us are working from home. Want to be part of our global growth story - read on…

About the role

Finance sits at the very heart of WorldRemit. In addition to the normal monthly functions of every finance team, the team at WorldRemit is responsible for ensuring compliance with the relevant regulatory reporting requirements whilst ensuring the right decisions are made by the business to meet its needs.

As a member of WorldRemit’s Finance team you will aim high, embrace challenge and always do what’s right; acting with integrity and building trust as you contribute to the company’s technical direction and long term decision making.
 

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Financial Reporting, you will:

  • Ensure the business plans accordingly for various complex transactions

  • Produce high quality accounting papers to underpin the positions taken by the business

  • Summarise technical accounting matters effectively, presenting the impact on the business to senior stakeholders across the organisation

  • Articulate the pros and cons of particular accounting treatments and make recommendations to senior stakeholders on what is right for the business

  • Assist in the preparation and review of the consolidated Group statutory accounts and regulatory reporting

  • Develop a framework for reporting, and design controls around the reporting process to drive quality and excellence

  • Assist in the continuous improvement of all financial reporting tasks and any other Ad-hoc projects

  • Respond to audit queries efficiently and robustly

What we’re looking for from you...

  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA, with 2 - 3 years PQE

  • Practice background advantageous with industry experience in a Group Reporting / Group Finance role. 

  • Technical accounting (IFRS, FRS 101/102. US GAAP desirable)

  • Extensive knowledge of technical areas of accounting including IFRS 2, IFRS 3, IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16 at a minimum

  • Ability to present complex information to senior executives e.g. preparing reports for Audit Committees, implementation of new accounting standards, GAAP conversions;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Self-motivated and hands-on approach to working; able to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment and be able to operate with ambiguity

What you’ll get from us 

  • Life assurance of 3 times your salary, should the worst happen.

  • Pension scheme offering 8% matched contributions.

  • Private medical and dental care plans.

  • 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 after 3 years.

  • Recharge days, 4 per year, 1 for each quarter

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Various dining and shopping offers

*Please note, due to remote working at present, some of our benefits may be temporarily suspended. For more information please get in touch.

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