Finance Transformation Analyst - 12 month fixed term contact

Finance Transformation Analyst - 12 month fixed term contact

Why is a role in our Finance Transformation team the next step for you?

We are currently working on the biggest transformation project in our industry, at an exciting point where we are starting to see everything come together. If you enjoy taking on a challenge in a supportive, fast-moving environment, this is a great opportunity to really get under the skin of the automated accounting for what will be the world’s number one payment processing platform. The role combines accounting with exposure to our operations and technical development, and you will be able to deliver new processes and improvements. We are a very sociable team and often partake in activities outside of work together, such as trying out new eateries, rock climbing and dogs birthday parties, providing laughs as well as support and motivation throughout this exciting and challenging project.

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

This role will be responsible for financial data validation, reviewing the evidence from live data run through the new system to ensure that system-automated accounting and data-capture are working as intended. You will understand and document differences between the new and old financials, recommending actions to remediate or preparing management briefings to justify the variances.

You will also validate the data and calculations in around 40 new platform reports, ensuring it is fit for purpose and consistent with underlying systems of record.  This will involve investigating, logging and following up issues.

A key part of this role will also be User Acceptance Testing where you will undertake end-to-end UAT of month and year end reporting, analysis and reconciliation processes.  Investigate, log and follow up issues.

You will also validate the accounting integrity of the financials when merchants are migrated from the old to the new platform. 

What will make you the ideal candidate?

The Finance Transformation Analyst needs to hit the ground running and therefore will have good experience of accounting within a project based role. You will have proven experience and solid understanding of double-entry book-keeping. You will demonstrate an ability to analyse data and follow audit trails. You’ll be committed to delivering change and willing to undertake a wide range of tasks. This is a fast moving role that will require flexibility in approach to work and problem solving, and comfort in dealing with uncertainty. A key must-have for this role is to be able to communicate effectively and simply. You will be able to clearly explain findings and recommendations to accountants, developers and non-accountants. To be successful in this role, you must have a high level of analytical skills, attention to detail and be able to prioritise and escalate issues appropriately. 

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


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Manchester / England

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Fixed term- Full-time


July 21, 2017