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Treasury Controller

Employer
Wise
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
76,000 - 100,000 GBP Annual
Closing date
May 18, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Company Description

Wise is a global technology company, building the best way to move and manage the world's money. Min fees. Max ease. Full speed.

Whether people and businesses are sending money to another country, spending abroad, or making and receiving international payments, Wise is on a mission to make their life easier and save them money.

As part of our team, you will be helping us create an entirely new network for the world's money. For everyone, everywhere.

Job Description

Your Mission
  • Be a trusted advisor to the Treasury Markets team by supporting new product launches, designing reporting capabilities and advising on appropriate risk appetite.
  • Help document, challenge and build an end to end view of our internal control environment to illustrate key risks, controls and processes. Your focus will be Market Risk mitigation activities and different types of instruments we use on our day to day business.
  • Complete testing in line with programmed schedules to independently assess controls to identify gaps and implement remediation plans for upstream activities. You will work with the Head of Treasury and Corporate Treasury Manager to agree on the identified gaps and suggestions for improvement.
  • Work with analysts, data scientists and treasury markets team to build PnL and Risk reporting to support risk management and performance analysis
  • Effectively support and challenge the product engineering, operations and product leadership teams on their journey to evolve and mature our risk and control environment.
  • Work closely with Treasury teams during planning sessions to help guide and deliver on control design improvements. We love automation and our engineers will need your help to design the most efficient controls.
  • Keep on track of control remediation findings and also monitor the progress for internal and external audit actions to ensure they are completed on time and actions are adequate to mitigate the inherent risk identified.
  • Chair Market Risk committee and input summary into the Assets and Liabilities Committee (ALCO) with senior representatives from Treasury, Corporate Treasury, Risk and Product teams.
Opportunities
  • Own your own path of success - You'll have a high level of autonomy and responsibility.
  • Grow with the role - You will have the exposure and opportunity to speak to key senior members of the organisation getting into the details of remediation steps. You will be able to develop your leadership skills by managing delivery of remediation points with contacts across the business.
  • Stepping stone - This role provides an excellent platform for someone looking to step into the treasury function of a fast growing Fintech.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of Wise's business - Get to know many teams across the business as you partner with them to help them implement a risk and control culture.
A bit about you:
  • Theory - You have a very good knowledge of the basics of internal controls. You are keen to learn more about Fintechs and the inner workings of an organisation dealing with high volume transactions.
  • Financial Knowledge - you have a good understanding of fixed income products and technical definitions such as FX swaps, Bonds, Yield Curves, PV01 and duration; in addition to market risk management and metrics such as Value at Risk (VaR).
  • Practice - You have demonstrable experience identifying and escalating potential market risk events and implementing controls.
  • Love getting things done - You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and take responsibility to do whatever needs doing to solve problems. You take a proactive approach in resolving complex issues. We get it done!
  • Commercial acumen - You understand the value of taking a balanced approach to risk and controls to support the growth of the business.
  • Collaborative - You work well in a multinational team environment and know how to have an impact through others. No Drama Good Karma!
  • Development - You are keen to learn and develop your knowledge of how a FinTech and fast growing scale-up operates.
Our Treasury team is spread across the globe, but mainly in London and Tallinn, so there are a lot of video calls and some travel involved for treasury wide initiatives.

Additional Information

For everyone, everywhere. We're people building money without borders - without judgement or prejudice, too. We believe teams are strongest when they are diverse, equitable and inclusive.

We're proud to have a truly international team, and we celebrate our differences.
Inclusive teams help us live our values and make sure every Wiser feels respected, empowered to contribute towards our mission and able to progress in their careers.

If you want to find out more about what it's like to work at Wise visit Wise.Jobs .

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