Management Accountant

  • WorldRemit
  • London, UK
  • Apr 30, 2019
Full time Finance

Job Description

Company Information

WorldRemit is changing the way people send money abroad. We’ve taken something complicated and made it simple.  Tap the WorldRemit App or click our website and your international transfer is made – to a bank account, cash pickup, Mobile Money, or airtime top-up. We send to more than 150 countries and the number is growing all the time.

Using WorldRemit is easy because we do the hard bit, connecting hundreds of banks, money agents, mobile operators and payment systems around the world.  These were never designed to work together, but WorldRemit makes it happen.

The journey is just beginning.  We believe in faster, simpler, lower-cost money transfers.  That means building beautiful products and better services for our customers.

Changing the world isn’t easy – so we only hire the most talented people. You need to think differently, believe in new solutions to old problems, and have the drive to make them happen.

WorldRemit has grown at an average 50% year on year, and is now processing over £1.5bn of remittances on an annualised basis.  The company just went through its Series C financing and raised $40m. The company currently employees over 600 employees and has offices in London, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada and other locations.



Following a period of unprecedented growth a fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Management Accountant to join the Finance Team at WorldRemit’s London head office. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller this role will be responsible for the delivery of the UK's company’s management accounts.


Key finance control tasks include, but are not limited to

  • Prepare monthly management accounts for the parent company;
  • Analyse and comment on actual variances against prior period and budget;
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations, resolving any discrepancies promptly;
  • Post journals and perform cash book recs for UK-specific bank accounts;
  • Assist with preparation of monthly flash forecasts and annual budgets for the Group;
  • Support the review of forex gains/ losses and intercompany transactions including transfer pricing, settlement of on-going charges and profit remittance;
  • Actively participate in the year-end audit and statutory accounts preparation;
  • Business partner with specific budget holders across the organisation;
  • Drive continuous improvement of processes and procedures to support growth;
  • Provide ad hoc reporting to support management decision-making.
  • Experience with Sox compliance and documentation
  • Good understanding of internal controls 


  •  ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • 2+ years post qualified experience
  • Strong MS Office skills particularly Excel
  • Proactive, organised, self-starter and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Experience of outsourcing and/or offshoring is advantageous
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment is advantageous