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Financial Reporting Specialist – 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 looking for a Financial Reporting Specialist to join the team. Jointly with the Financial Reporting team and Regional Controllers, you will own the responsibility of working with existing and new regulators, 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:

  • Reporting capabilities are essential to steer the ship in the right direction, which comply with financial and tax requirements.
  • Work with Reporting   team, Group Financial   Controller, Regional Controllers   & Accounting teams to understand, define and build compliant reports to submit to external and internal stakeholders.
  • Help create accurate and timely reporting automatically from the source systems with clear, documented definitions and change management.
  • Participate in the month-end process and responsible for compiling   monthly financial statements (management, IFRS) and analysis on PnL, Balance Sheet and cash flow.
  • Ensure the non-financial investor KPI’s are clearly defined, IFRS compliant and accurately reported by the finance data team.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of the internal controls in finance.
  • Own financial reporting models in Anaplan (cloud based planning system) – making changes, improvements and working with engineers to help them build new models where required.

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 and develop for the future - help build efficient financial reporting processes and build experience that can take you to other exciting roles in the Finance team.
  • 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:

  • Extensive experience in either financial controlling, financial audit or management accounting. 
  • An Excel/spreadsheet wizard and an ability to pick up new systems quickly.
  • Advanced financial and/or data reporting and analytical skills.
  • Experience in working with large data-sets and building financial reports for businesses like ours would be preferable.
  • You are accurate and detail oriented, great at finishing detailed jobs and meeting deadlines.
  • You are open to self-development, willing to gain experience, improve your skills and keen to learn new tricks.
  • You are a self starter and can organise your own work (you’ll get a lot of support but soon you’ll be the expert here).
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

Bonus points for:

  • International experience.
  • Master’s degree in accounting/finance, professional qualification (ACCA or similar).
  • Advanced knowledge of IFRS.

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.



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.

At TransferWise we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Therefore, we want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form or reply with your request to the email we send you after you have applied. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.

Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.