Senior Manager, Commercial Finance - International


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 05/31/2021
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  • 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…

About the role

Following a recent organisational change, WorldRemit now operates in two regional segments: Americas and International. These are supported by regional commercial finance teams whose purpose is to create value, ensure operational excellence and drive growth.

The Senior Manager, Commercial Finance - International role will serve as #2 and report into the Finance Director – International. This is a newly created position which will partner closely with the various commercial teams in the International Division.  

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 Director, Commercial Finance - International, you will:

  • Add value to the International P&L by working with commercial teams to optimise cost and drive revenue growth, specifically:

    • Advise on prioritisation of investment opportunities to maximise return

    • Advise on longer-term strategic initiatives, e.g. new products, network expansion, geographical expansion

    • Proactively identify Contribution margin optimisation opportunities (incl. partner renegotiation), and work with the commercial teams to deliver these. 

  • Create visibility for the CEO International and senior commercial directors on financial performance with regular and relevant reporting, bringing the numbers to life with insightful and actionable commentary 

  • Work with separate financial accounting team to ensure P&L accuracy each month

  • Own the financial outlook of the division, both for short (intra-month) and long (5 year strategic plan) term, feeding into Group Planning Process (Budget + regular reforecasts)

  • Assist Group Finance teams as required, including cash management optimisation, external reporting, M&A and process improvement initiatives.

What we’re looking for from you...

  • Chartered Accountant with 5+ years PQE in business-facing and P&L-focused commercial finance roles.

  • Proven ability to comprehend revenue and cost drivers and add value

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, including the gravitas to partner stakeholders at senior director level

  • Top academics and self-starter, thrives in fast-paced environment.

  • Digital payments or other fintech experience helpful but not essential.

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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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.