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Financial Reporting Analyst – London, Tallinn

As a financial technology service/company moving billions of GBP of customer money in over 70 countries, TransferWise must have bulletproof financials. We need timely, accurate and scalable financial data to be compliant with regulations and make accurate business decisions inside the company.

Due to continued and rapid growth we’re now looking for a Financial Reporting Analyst to join our team. Jointly with the Financial Reporting team, Regional Controllers and other stakeholders, you will own the responsibility of collecting data for regulatory reporting, which is a key function for TransferWise. This role gives a great entry point to the world of TransferWise, as well as the chance to be at the very fundamental regulatory focused part of the business.

Your mission:

  • Help pilot the rocket ship. Reporting capabilities are essential to steer the ship in the right direction, comply with regulatory, financial and tax requirements.
  • Work with Reporting team, Group Financial Controller, Regional Controllers and Head of Tax to build compliant data and reports to submit to regulatory authorities, internal control and monthly results reports.
  • Create the reporting data back-up from our data systems in a timely fashion as per the definitions agreed with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work with finance teams, especially Finance Systems team (e.g. BI) to help create accurate reporting automatically from the source systems, with clear definitions, accurate and timely populated summary data layers and change management.
  • Build and maintain other reports / models as required e.g. internal month end reports or Transfer pricing model.
  • Build new reports as required by stakeholders in visualisation tools e.g. looker, tableau, excel, sourcing the data through detailed SQL queries.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Own your own path to success - you’ll have a high level of autonomy and responsibility.
  • Expand your skills - once you’ve got a hang of your mission we can offer exciting opportunities in building efficient financial reporting processes.
  • Work in an international Finance Team and learn a lot about the Finance area, fintech and driving financial sustainability of a fast growing company.

A bit about you:

  • Prior experience with detailed financial data analysis and reporting or management accounting.
  • Built complex SQL queries for financial analysis, reports and models (ideally in a regulatory environment e.g. the payments space, but not critical).
  • Deal with internal or external stakeholders (preferably regulators) frequently, communicating reports, definitions, requirements etc.
  • Self starter and can organise your own work (you’ll get a lot of support but soon you’ll be the expert here), learn new data structures and new analysis languages e.f. SQL, Python etc.
  • Accurate and detail oriented, great at finishing detailed jobs and meeting deadlines.
  • Have an ability to move beyond SQL and Excel and dig into raw data.
  • You get finance and accounting terminology and have ability to understand importance of tax and regulatory rules and frameworks.
  • Flexibility to travel internationally for 10-15% time.
  • London candidates: Legally authorized to work in the UK. Sadly we cannot support visas for this role.

A bit about TransferWise:

Since 2011, we’ve had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

We’re just at the beginning of our story and we’re growing at an incredible pace. We won’t stop until anyone, anywhere can send, spend and receive money wherever they are, whatever they’re doing. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.

Our People:

At TransferWise, you’ll be joining a movement of people who believe in a better, fairer, more transparent way of moving money around the world. You’ll collaborate to do your best work and take on problems that no one has looked at before.

If you’re keen to learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.

How we work:

At TransferWise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams. Teams stay closest to our customers, so they choose what problems to solve and where to spend the most time.

You’ll experience radical levels of ownership and empowerment within your role. Plus the opportunity to see the direct impact of your work on our customers.

 

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Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

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