Assistant Finance Manager

Cebu

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About the role

We are now looking to strengthen the team with an Assistant Finance Manager to help meet the demands of WorldRemit’s continuing growth.

This is not a conventional finance role. The role will evolve quickly as processes are redesigned and implemented. The role will be a key player to driving changes.

Whilst you won’t need to have worked in the FinTech or the money transfer sector in the past, it’s important that you are a qualified accountant. You will most likely have experience of at least one of the following – audit, cash management, treasury, reconciliations and reconciliations software. This role is the perfect opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills in a fast-paced FinTech environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the team are meeting their goals on both daily journals and reconciliations as well as month end tasks
  • Balance workload of the team to optimize their strengths and weaknesses whilst also considering development opportunities
  • Review and approval of daily bank / cash journals and month end close journals
  • Review and approval of daily transactional and monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Encouraging and assisting the team to proactively investigate and solve any discrepancies uncovered during the reconciliation process
  • Lead the automation of the cash recording and reconciliation process
  • Identify areas for operational improvement, particularly in terms of automation and scalability, reflecting the broader growth trajectory of the organisation
  • Working with new and existing banking partners and external stakeholders to resolve data integrity and reporting issues
  • Ensure updated documentation outlining the bank/cash reconciliation processes

 

Essential Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA preferable)
  • 4+ years professional experience,
  • Experience of line management of staff
  • Experience working in a financial control team including the management of ledgers and accounting software systems, e.g. NetSuite
  • Experience in the use of reconciliation software
  • Confident spreadsheet skills – SUMIF, Pivot tables, VLOOKUP
  • IT Skills (SQL, VBA Macro) – for example using database query skills to extract ad-hoc data for reporting and analysis
  • Experience in leading projects with timely and successful completion
  • Experience working in an international business, working with foreign currency transactions

 

Desirable Requirements

  • Has worked within the money transfer, payments, gambling or travel industry
  • Experience using transaction matching systems such as Reconart, Smartstream, TLM
  • An interest in pursuing a career in finance and accounting within a fintech company

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