Financial Controller EU

Checkout.com

  • Full Time

We’re Checkout.com 

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting and valuable fintechs in the world. 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 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 Checkout.com

Checkout.com 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 homogenised processes and robust controls 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!

 

What you will be doing:

 

  • Be responsible for all EU sub-group accounts
  • Complete monthly and annual reports under IFRS
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
  • Development and monitoring of financial controls
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to align with various government regulations and legislation
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Report to the Group Financial Controller with timely and accurate financial information
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    About you:

     

  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with at least 5 years post qualification experience
  • Strong focus on controls and processes and a high attention to detail
  • Up-to-date technical skills and confident preparing IFRS and GAAP financial statements
  • The ability to work closely with external advisers (audit and accounting)
  • 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 evidence development of staff
  • Research & analytical skills.
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    More about Checkout.com
    We empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our 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. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1000 people across 17 international offices. To date, we’ve raised a total of $830 million, with our recent Series C valuing us at $15 billion.
     
    We believe in equal opportunities
    Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.
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