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Group Intermediation Accounting Manager

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Company description: Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. With innovation at the core of its DNA, Worldline’s core offerings include pan-European and domestic Commercial Acquiring for physical or online businesses, secured payment transaction processing for banks and financial institutions, as well as transactional services in e-Ticketing and for local and central public agencies. Thanks to a presence in 30+ countries, Worldline is the payment partner of choice for merchants, banks, public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies, delivering cutting-edge digital services. Worldline’s activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services, Financial Services including equensWorldline and Mobility & e-Transactional Services. Worldline employs circa 11,000 people worldwide, with estimated pro forma revenue of circa 2.3 billion euros on a yearly basis. Job description: We are looking to hire a Group Intermediation Accounting Manager who will be in charge of leading the project and operational teams in charge of the Intermediation Accounting for Client Funds Handling on the strategic target processing platforms and dealing with diverse payment flows for a multitude of entities. Teams are located in multiple countries. You will be a member of the “Intermediation Accounting” team that as a whole focuses on the finance aspects of Client Funds Handling on strategic target platforms as well as on local platforms: accounting of these flows, executing of adequate controls, homogenization of processes and methodologies and implementation of strategic tooling. It also challenges, when relevant, business decisions based on the overall understanding of and empowerment on the end-to-end process. It possesses at the end of the day, a sound understanding of the top line and disposes of the keys to anticipate trends impacts on financial KPIs and cash-flows. Your role as Group Intermediation Accounting Manager is critical on the finance side of the core business of Worldline. You are our ideal candidate if you have an appetite for strong system understanding, data centric minded, experience working with large volume of data and with teams in different geographical areas. It requires a strong willingness to learn and to grow in an ever changing environment. In this role, you’ll report to the Head of Group Intermediation Accounting Manager. There is also a strong connection required with the technical project teams, in particular in the area of reconciliation, and often in the context of migration from local platforms to the strategic target processing platforms. About the team We have many hardworking and dedicated peers and team members that would love for you to work with them. We are committed to an accurate and controlled financial translation in the accounting records of the Third Party Funds Handling. We are only satisfied when system set-ups, processes, procedures and actions are in place and enable projects go-live and guarantee the financial flows watertightness commonly realized via reconciliation of data. We are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve our processes, build excellent tools supporting these processes, and enable the control environment to continuously grow. The project team has 3 people working on project and support to an operational team of 10 people dedicated to our daily reconciliation operations of Client Funds Handling on the strategic target platforms. In Intermediation Accounting, we are globally minded with a FinTech atmosphere. You will experience this in your everyday life as a Worldliner. Your day-to-day responsibilities include As a successful Group Intermediation Accounting Manager, you o guarantee the watertightness of the payment flows running on the strategic target platforms through set-up of efficient accounting and excellent reconciliations o design and implement adequate control environment to prevent and detect incidents and unauthorized activities o design and implement adequate reconciliation tools and ensure its maintenance o lead the project and operational team to ensure that daily intermediation accounting operations work efficiently and appropriate incident management is in place, define priorities and manage escalations Signs of success As a successful hire, you have the Intermediation Accounting team working to a predictive mode in day-to-day Finance/Business core. You tackle the alignment of intermediation accounting principles across Worldline by inquiry of the different entities, consolidation of a cross-view of practices, arbitration on common principles and implementation of the agreed aligned principles. You contribute in a partnership mindset with Finance and Business teams to an improved understanding and documentation of end-to-end processes of Client Funds Handling. You build our reputation as a trusted partner through collaboration with other departments in the business. Skills we can’t do without: · You ‘ve got substantial knowledge of accounting and an understanding of consolidation requirements · Strong interest in understanding back office systems · You are fluent in English · Strong in communication · You have validated people management experience · You are hands on · Motivation and passion for identifying and suggesting improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise Skills we’d like: It would be great if you had the following skills, too: · You are graduated with a Master degree in Finance . You have between 10 and 15 years of experience in total · You have an experience in the area of reconciliation of a minimum of 5 years in an industry exposed to massive transactional data like funds, banks or equivalent, ideally combined with an initial Financial Audit experience as a Manager in a Big 4 is a plus · You gained experience in data modelling and data analytics · French and/or German is an asset Education level: Master’s Degree Work exp…

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