Finance Manager at Zip Co

Finance Management, Full-Time, Sydney sydney finance full-time
Posted 14 days ago

We are Zip, a rapidly expanding global fintech headquartered out of Sydney, Australia. We are in a period of hyper growth and expanding rapidly in new markets like the US (Quadpay), UK and New Zealand, with interests in South Africa, Middle East and Europe amongst others.
We're here to simplify how the world pays for what they need by connecting merchants with consumers and offering them fair and seamless payment solutions, everywhere. We’re also the brains behind Pocketbook, which helps almost a million Aussies take control of their money and improve their financial wellbeing.
Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They form our Mamba mentality - how we’re better than yesterday, and are used to create game-changing experiences for our customers and our people.
To help drive this growth we are looking for a Finance Manager for Australia. Reporting directly to the AU Financial Controller, you will be responsible for the day to day financial management of the Australian region, including month end close, cost centre and Executive reporting, daily cashflow management, budgeting & forecasting and management of Payroll & Accounts Payable functions. This role will require an ability to review with rigor and technical knowledge, a curious and logical approach to problem solving, the ability to understand Zip’s business processes with a passion and drive for improvement to support Zip’s growth.

The role:

  • Month-end close to deadlines, including cost centre and Executive reporting with strong understanding of business drivers behind the financial performance
  • Balance sheet accuracy and monthly reconciliation workpapers
  • Managing the Payroll function and the Accounts Payable function
  • Daily operating cash management and future forecasting
  • Collaboration with the Financial Reporting team to deliver 6 monthly Audit requirements, including IFRS 9 ECL modelling and Goodwill impairment assessments
  • Annual budget preparation and forecasts as required
  • Leading, developing, and supporting your team to ensure their growth
  • Work with the Zip Exec team on a daily basis, collaborating on commercial matters, product rollouts, forecasts & budgeting and all other financial matters 
  • Provide required Product Support within Zip’s Core business  
  • Contribute to the evolution & continuous improvement of Zip’s finance processes & procedures
  • To help us level up, you’ll bring:

  • CA / CPA qualified with 10 + yrs exp
  • Proven ability to lead and develop a team
  • Cashflow management experience
  • Extensive experience in end to end management of the finance function
  • Experience in management of Australian Payroll 
  • Aust & NZ GST law understanding
  • Good knowledge of Business Processes and what good looks like 
  • Desire to execute and demonstrate urgency whilst being flexible
  • Ability to work autonomously, think ahead and plan 
  • A true collaborator
  • Curiosity – an ability to question, investigate and problem solve
  • Ability and passion to contribute to the growth of others 
  • Bonus points if you have:

  • Prior experience in the Fintech or Payments Industry 
  • Big 4 background
  • Good Understanding of Trust accounting
  • Prior experience using the following systems: Calumo Reporting or similar BI financial reporting tool
  • We’re looking for someone who always finds new boundaries to cross - a future Zipster who will obsess over excellence and make constant improvements for our customers. We’ve removed the red tape here to get things done quickly, so if you see a problem, own the solution. You've gotta hustle at Zip!

    If you only meet some of the requirements for this role, that's okay. We value a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas and believe this is fundamental for our future success. So, if you have the curiosity to learn and the willingness to teach what you know, we'd love to hear from you.

    We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive workplace that provides equal opportunities to all persons regardless of their age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or anything else.

    Benefits @ Zip

    -  Flexible working culture
    -  Share incentive programs
    -  Generous paid parental leave
    -  Birthday and wellness leave
    -  Epic offices with a casual dress code
    -  Fun team with high-growth hustle
    -  Free breakfast and weekly lunches
    -  Heaps of social events

    Join us on our mission to be the first payment choice, everywhere and every day.