Ledger Accountant

Ledger Accountant

Why is a role in our Financial Accounting team the next step for you?

Worldpay is a global FinTech business processing over £20bn of payments annually. We are a FTSE100 listed company delivering £1.25bn underlying revenue and over £300m gross profit.

Our finance function in Manchester work collaboratively with the wider Finance Teams to ensure delivery of all finance reports that enable our business lines to run in a controlled, precise and accurate manner. This role will be responsible for supporting with GL and Capex financial reporting, analysis and insight to ensure we can meet our financial commitments and performance targets as a business.


How will you add value on a day to day basis?

The role of WorldPay’s Financial Accounting team is to prepare, analyse, report and substantiate the financial results of the business in a well controlled, accurate and timely manner.

You will support with various monthly balance sheet and P&L reconciliations and preparation of accruals and prepayments. You will also help support the General ledger and Capex team with delivery of the P&L and Capex accounting, reporting and analysis at month end. You’ll be a key contact within the business supporting with financial reporting, analysis and insight for staff, property and procurement cost for both the UK and Globally.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

This role requires someone who has experience of financial analysis, reporting exposure ideally with some experience with capital expenditure and you must be able to demonstrate experience of working complex data and in a high volume environment. We are looking for a pro-active individual with excellent attention to detail with a can do attitude and enthusiasm to drive results.

Building strong relationships with the team as well stakeholder across the wider business will be a key part of this role so you must be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Technically you will have advanced Excel skills, ideally you will have gained experience working with Oracle systems. Ideally you will also be part qualified (ACCA/ACA).



How is Worldpay changing the world?

We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On a typical day, we process 36 million mobile, online and in-store transactions – that’s about 415 each and every second. In 2015 we handled c.13.1bn transactions, supporting c.400,000 customers, 126 currencies, 146 countries, and over 300 payment methods. We are the leader in payments in the UK, where we process approximately 42% of all transactions.

* This is a 6 month fixed term contract role


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Manchester / England

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Permanent- Full-time


August 2, 2017