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Data Analyst - Finance – London

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 on the hunt for a Finance Analyst to join our Finance team in Shoreditch, London.  You’ll be part of the team that helps pilot the rocket ship.

Your mission:

  • Your main focus will be on developing and maintaining analytical structures of our cost allocation framework
  • You will be evolving our cost allocations to be an accurate representation of the underlying products and business and ensuring the consistency and reliability of those
  • You will drive initiatives to improve underlying structures to keep cost allocations models sustainable
  • This will involve working within our product and analyst community to deeply understand the link between our product and financials, as well as other teams’ analytics and TransferWise’s systems
  • The structured process you develop and maintain should be as automated as possible and the outputs adhere to numerous internal requirements

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Play a crucial role - in using data to help understand TransferWise’s economics, you will develop and maintain models of our costs and support the team that sets the price that our customers pay
  • 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:

  • Passionate about what we’re building at TransferWise
  • Love digging in data, numbers, thinking systematically, and analyzing inter-dependencies
  • Strong command of SQL, you have experience with Python or are willing to pick it up
  • Professional experience in finance and know the basic terminology and are eager to learn fast and continuously about finance and accounting, modern systems and understand how they work
  • Can work autonomously, take initiative and responsibility
  • Ability to operate to defined timelines while working and effectively communicating with people from different backgrounds - from engineers building systems to non-technical stakeholders 
  • Humble, comfortable operating with a level of uncertainty, keen to learn
  • Able to work across multiple teams, offices, time-zones (and travel when needed!) with flexibility and a can do attitude
  • Legally authorized to work in the UK

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.

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.