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Finance Data Specialist

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

We have a new opportunity for a Finance Data Specialist to join the Finance team at Moneycorp. The successful candidate will add value to the bottom line by using data effectively across Finance & Treasury. They will have responsibility to work on specific Finance Transformation and multiple other strategic projects to accelerate the Finance month end using data analytics, modelling and intelligence to promote efficiency.

Their previous experience will be valuable in supporting the Finance & Treasury systems suite and their users including Purchase Ledger system, Expense system, General ledger, trading platforms and supporting SQL databases.

Key Accountabilities include: 

  • Knowledge of SQL, Data Extraction and Transformation 
  • Responsibility of  the end to end implementation of the Finance data warehouse project 
  • Takes ownership of the Finance System Infrastructure
 
What we’re looking for / Skills that will help you in the role 
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Extensive SQL and Access Database experience including configuration of databases and stored procedures.
  • Extensive experience of interfacing between the GL system and supporting trading/source systems.
  • 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.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Experience with large data reconciliations
  • Previous experience of working in a fast-paced finance environment.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Advance IT skills most notably with programming languages such as VBA, VB Script, SQL and MS packages specifically Excel (including pivot tables) or equivalent is essential.
  • Proficient use of Visual Basic and SQL and using both to apply to reconciliations and processes.
  • Experience working with Python would be desirable but not essential
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Good analytical abilities, with an enquiring mind.
  • Robust, capable of clearly and strongly articulating position.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to think analytically and work methodically in a high performing team.   
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a SQL Analyst / Developer with a focus on BI and production-level code.
  • Strong proficiency in SQL, T-SQL, and experience working with relational databases (e.g., SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL)
  • Knowledge of software development best practices and ability to write production-level performant SQL code.
  • A recognised Finance qualification is desirable but not essential
This position is full-time, permanent, The role is expected to be office based in London as part of the Finance 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
 
Interested?
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.
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