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Senior Manager, Financial Control

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We're is one of the most exciting and valuable fintechs in the world, with our Series D taking our valuation to $40 billion. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We're the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Wise, Hut Group, Sony Electronics, Homebase, Henkel, Binance, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That's why we're number 9 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and on Glassdoor's list of Top 10 fintechs to work for. And we're just getting started. We're building diverse and inclusive teams around the world - because that's how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. So, join us to build tomorrow, today.Financial Controller at is actively looking for a fully qualified Financial Controller to lead the EU financial control team, be integral to sustaining the rapid business growth and make sure everything runs efficiently. This role will also be working closely with our regional Finance leaders in APAC, MENA, UK and US to ensure processes and robust controls are in place throughout the Group. The ideal candidate will have the ability to perform in a dynamic environment, adaptable to change, have a pragmatic approach and leadership skills!About you:
    • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with at least 5 years post qualification experience
    • Experience in FinTech or Financial Services is an advantage - industry experience is crucial
    • Strong focus on processes and financial controls
    • High attention to detail
    • Up-to-date technical accounting skills and confident preparing IFRS financial information
    • The ability to work closely with external advisers (audit and accounting) and internally with colleagues and stakeholders (Group finance, Treasury, Regulatory, UK FC, tax, FP&A)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills - you will engage with colleagues on a daily basis and you'll need to ensure processes and standards are being followed
    • Strong people manager who can support the team's development
    • Ability to solve big data problems and experience of Workday ERP system an advantage
    What you will be doing:
      • Responsible for accurate monthly reporting on EU entities.
      • Ensure effective balance sheet reconciliation process and review controls operating throughout the year
      • Assisting with the development of processes and financial controls across all EU entities
      • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports and performing Opex analysis.
      • Preparation of monthly and quarterly financial information to support regulatory submissions and preparation of annual financial statements in accordance with IFRS and Group accounting policies
      • Manage the local financial reporting and local audit process - coordination with accounting support, local tax advisors and external auditor
      • Preparation of accounting papers for relevant entity level accounting matters for review by Group financial reporting.
      • Managing high performing team of Accountants and Finance Analysts
      • Report to the Group financial controller with timely and accurate financial information
      • Lead and act as the finance representative on ad-hoc projects
      #LI-MG1What we stand forAt, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.#AspireWe supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.#ExcelWe don't stop at 'good' here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.#UniteWe're proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.Want to see us in action? Take a peek inside here . More about Checkout.comOur technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1800 people across 19 international offices. To date, we've raised a total of $1.8 billion, with our Series D valuing us at $40 billion.We believe in equal opportunitiesWe work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use. Our clients come from all over the world - and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.When you join our team, we'll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We'd love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us. We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We'll be happy to support you.London /Finance - Accounting & Finance Operations /Permanent Full-time
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