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Financial Control - Senior Accountant

Location: London, United Kingdom

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Who we are
Moneycorp is a world-leading cross-border payments business with banking licences and operations across the entire value chain of the international payments and foreign exchange industry. With over 40 years of market experience and industry knowledge, at the heart of our culture is strong relationships and trust. Our mission is to reduce friction and help clients navigate the complex global payments market.
We provide access to an extensive product offering through a unique multi-channel approach, built on strong regulatory infrastructure and led by a highly experienced and qualified team, enabling clients to perform cross border payments seamlessly.
Moneycorp continues to be a globally diverse workplace, employing people across 17 offices and 11 countries. The foundation of our success is our people, and nurturing a culture of belonging for all of our colleagues is central to our journey as a global business.
Find out more about Moneycorp’s offering, global footprint and capabilities here: About Us | moneycorp
Who You Are / Your Next Challenge
Moneycorp's Core Finance team are looking to strengthen it systems, processes and team knowledge to ensure we keep up with the Group’s rapid growth. To help improve the Group’s financial control capability, the need for a Financial Accountant – Balance Sheet Control has been identified. This role will report into the Head of Balance Sheet Control and will provide support in:
  • Engaging a variety of stakeholders across the business including Front Office, Finance, Operations and IT
  • Legal entity reporting for a rapidly growing International Group, covering Payment Service and Banking Services business units
  • Providing quality, accurate and timely analysis and information to management which encompasses the development, management and understanding of month end reporting and the control environment.
  • Supporting project work affecting the business including business development, regulatory change and finance transformation
The successful candidate will become involved in project work to automate current procedures, improve the control environment, and will work with a number of senior people across the Payments and Banking Services divisions of the Group. 
Key accountabilities include: 
  • Month End Reporting
  • Management Reporting
  • Statutory Reporting
  • Financial Control
  • Project Work & Analysis

What we’re looking for / Skills that will help you in the role 
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Qualified Accountant 
  • Experience of working within financial services and regulated entities
  • Experience of end to end process flows and data quality management of FX or volume payments processes or wholesale banking physical notes business preferred
  • Experience of international groups or working in an international role
  • Advanced Excel and SUN Systems 5 (or similar Finance GL system)
  • SQL and Access Database experience desirable but not essential
Skills and Competencies:
  • Management skills people, stakeholders and processes
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to think analytically and work methodically in a high performing team.   
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal,
  • Excellent analytical abilities, with an enquiring mind
  • Robust, capable of clearly and strongly articulating position
  • Technically competent on accounting matters and Microsoft Office programs 
  • Knowledge of SUN desirable
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA)
This position is full-time, permanent.  The role is expected to be office based in London as part of the Financial Control team. However, we have an agile flexible working policy which enables you to work up to 2 days from home if desired. 
What you get in return:
This role offers a competitive salary with commission/bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package including;
  • 25 days holiday plus a day off for your birthday
  • Pension – through salary sacrifice
  • BUPA private medical health insurance
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Cycle to Work / Electric Car Scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • Long Service Awards
If the role sounds like you, we invite you to upload a copy of your CV by clicking on the Apply button.
Start Date: ASAP
Fostering a culture of belonging and inclusivity
We're committed to creating a workplace where every individual feels valued, respected, and included. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we actively cultivate an inclusive culture where diversity thrives, and we empower our colleagues to drive meaningful change within our organisation through initiatives like our DE&I focus groups and Company Values Champions network.
Like many of our peers, we recognise that fostering inclusivity is an ongoing journey, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to progress. By measuring our efforts through regular assessments and listening to the feedback of our employees, we strive to ensure that our initiatives are impactful and responsive to the evolving needs of our workforce.
Together, we want to build a workplace where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work, as we believe this is the foundation of innovation, creativity, and collective success.

Interested in working for Moneycorp?

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Moneycorp. We’re proud to be playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of the payments industry and we’d be delighted to hear from you if you feel you’d be a good fit for us.

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