Senior Finance Manager at Airwallex

Finance, Full-Time, AU - Melbourne melbourne finance full-time
Posted 1 months ago

Who we are:
Airwallex is a technology company that revolutionises the way businesses operate globally. Our financial infrastructure provides a modern technology stack for businesses of all sizes to operate internationally, without the challenges of the current global financial system.

Businesses use Airwallex as their end to end global financial services platform. Whether it’s making or receiving payments from customers, domestically or internationally, Airwallex saves businesses time and money by offering real-time, reliable and cost effective financial solutions. Our web and API solutions support businesses of all sizes, from small companies to large enterprise.

In this fast-changing digital world that is increasingly becoming borderless, our mission is to empower businesses of all sizes to grow in their own markets and around the world, and by doing so, contribute to the global economy.

Founded in 2015, Airwallex has since grown to over 400 employees across ten offices around the world. Airwallex has raised over $360 million USD in venture capital funding, supported by top-tier investors including DST Global, Sequoia Capital, Tencent, Hillhouse, Horizons Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, ANZi Ventures and Mastercard. In March 2019, Airwallex was valued over $1 billion USD after its Series C financing, and became one of the fintech unicorns in APAC. The company was also named one of the world’s top 50 fintechs in KPMG’s 2019 and 2018 Fintech100 reports.

The Role:
An exciting opportunity has come up to join Airwallex as a Senior Finance Manager in our Finance team. This role will focus on working with our global Finance team and oversee all finance functions for Australia. In addition, the Finance Manager will be responsible for financial due diligence and regulatory reporting and will work with a number of stakeholders throughout the business to ensure all regulatory requirements are met. The Finance Manager will also play an integral role in supporting the Airwallex’s commercial teams growth globally.

Additionally we expect you to be a great communicator and liaise with both internal and external stakeholders.

What you'll do

  • Work closely with the finance team in China and Hong Kong as well as other operational teams across the business.
  • Oversee the monthly/quarterly close related activities, including journal entry, balance sheet and P&L reviews.
  • Oversee the bookkeeping, payroll, AP and cash flow needs of the business.
  • Be responsible for tax, management accounting, financial due diligence, and AFSL/FCA regulatory reporting. 
  • Support local departments in preparing forecasts and budgeting for both short term and long term objectives.
  • Support business units with commercial analysis and be a key stakeholder in developing the growth of sales teams.
  • Oversee annual audit process- Lead and coach a small team of accountants in scaling a finance function.
  • Drive finance process improvements globally and support the business in new initiatives.
  • What you'll bring

  • Qualified CA/CPA with minimum 7 years of experience.
  • Big-4 experience will be a preferential advantage.
  • Financial Services/Startup industry exposure.
  • Willingness to go hands-on and handle payroll, bookkeeping, manual work etc.
  • Commercially focused with strong business acumen.
  • Someone excited to work in a start-up environment and keen to drive change.
  • Great at building and managing relationships with stakeholders.
  • At Airwallex we like to ensure we create the best environment for our people providing a collaborative open office space, PlayStation and table tennis to unwind, a fully stocked kitchen which includes breakfast, snacks, fruit, beers, you name it! We also organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and offer learning and development opportunities. Most importantly, we give our people the freedom to be creative.
    Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.