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Senior Technical Accounting Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jul 7, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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:
  • Becoming a key contact of Wise's Technical Accounting team: You will collaborate with different teams in Finance to ensure correct application of accounting standards and that processes and accounting policies are updated to reflect it. One of Your stakeholders will be the Treasury team to ensure that different treasury products are recognised and subsequently accounted for in accordance with IFRS 9 ('Financial Instruments').
  • Onboarding of new accounting processes: You will ensure that products launched in Wise, which have a financial impact, are properly accounted for and integrated into our financial systems. You will also be responsible for analysing new agreements to assess their accounting treatment.
  • Ownership of complex accounting areas: You will be responsible for understanding the why and how of financial instruments and other accounting areas. This includes documenting accounting position papers and explaining to Finance stakeholders, diverse teams across Wise as well as external auditors the accounting for these.
This role will give you the opportunity to:
  • Own your own path to success - You'll have a high level of autonomy and responsibility.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge in accounting - Challenge your IFRS skills, knowledge and abilities in a wide variety of accounting areas.
  • Work in a team - You'll have an opportunity to work together with like-minded, highly experienced and results oriented people.
  • Inspire teams with your ideas, strategy, knowledge and self-starting attitude.
  • Grow with the role - You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills as the business and Finance function grows in complexity.

About you:
  • Theory - Deep accounting knowledge in IFRSs. It would be beneficiary, if you have a professional finance qualification such as the ACA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent with proven post qualification experience.
  • Practice - You have prior experience as a Senior Technical Accountant, Senior Accounting Adviser, Accounting Implementation Project Manager or Senior Audit Manager. You have practical experience in implementing the IFRS 9 accounting standard. You have managed accounting projects and demonstrated resilience to break through and overcome challenges. You may have built things from scratch.
  • Ownership - You work independently, assume responsibility and make your own judgements. Be prepared to take ownership over complex new areas and solve problems with minimal guidance.
  • Love getting things done - You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and take responsibility to do whatever needs doing to solve problems.
  • Collaborative and influencing skills - You work well in an international team environment, and know how to have an impact through others. You have partnered with internal and external stakeholders and have strong communication skills.
  • Development - You are keen to learn and develop your knowledge of how a FinTech and fast growing scale-up operates.
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 .

Keep up to date with life at Wise by following us on LinkedIn and Instagram .

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