Assistant Finance Manager

  • WorldRemit
  • Cebu, Philippines
  • May 29, 2019
Full time Finance

Job Description

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.



  • 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