Senior Financial Accountant - Acquiring

Senior Financial Accountant - Acquiring

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

Worldpay is a fast moving dynamic progressive FTSE100 business operating in the FinTech sector. As a market leader within the Payments Industry almost 1 in 2 of all card based transactions in the UK flow through our systems.

We are looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join the team, based in Manchester Spinningfields who look after all accounting relating to Acquiring within Worldpay including 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 Senior Financial Accountant will work closely with the Financial Controller and wider team to support the Acquiring side of the Business with timely and accurate preparation of monthly financial results and management information.

You will also help support with reporting and analysis at month end. You will also be a key contact within the business supporting with financial reporting, analysis and insight within the Acquiring function.


You’ll be working closely with other internal Business units to gain an understanding of the Settlements and Reconciliations process to ensure accuracy and control within the financial reporting and to provide Insight to the wider Business. 

This person will provide accurate advice and information to both internal and external sources in a timely and professional manner, taking full ownership for projects or issues through to resolution. 


You will help to identifying and drive continuous process improvements to the close process whilst maintaining a strong focus on Financial Control to improve the timeliness and accuracy of delivery.


What will make you the ideal candidate?

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is a part qualified or recently qualified accountant with solid Excel skills and ideally some experience of working with an ERP such as Oracle or EBS. In addition to previously working as an accountant producing month end results, you will have experience of financial analysis and reporting within a high volume environment, not only interrogating data but also analysing and spotting patterns and trends and presenting findings to stakeholders.


You will have excellent attention to detail along with excellent communication skills with experience of stakeholder management. You will be a highly motivated individual with the ability to work to deadlines as a part of the team.




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 an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process. If you'd like to know more about Worldpay and this exciting role, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you.



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Manchester / England

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Permanent- Full-time


June 16, 2017