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Group Financial Controller

Hong Kong
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders. With one of the world's most powerful payments and banking infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all in one single platform.

Established in 2015 in Melbourne, our purpose is to connect entrepreneurs, business builders, makers and creators with opportunities in every corner of the world. Today, Airwallex has a global footprint across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.

Reporting to the SVP Finance, the Group Financial Controller will be responsible for Airwallex's global Accounting, Finance Operations and Financial Systems. You'll partner with global leadership to provide insights, information, and guidance to make strategic and operational decisions and ensure the company is financially healthy and consistently meeting our reporting obligations.

• Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with local standards and regulatory requirements
• Own and drive the month end close process and enable accurate and efficient financial results and reporting within tight deadlines
• Build and grow cross-functional relationships to collaboratively work together to resolve month end issues and solve process efficiencies
• Set up new entities, review consolidated financial statements and provide guidance to the team in all aspects of accounting
• Evaluate and continually improve accounting procedures, processes and systems to ensure standardised worldwide close process and efficient operations
• Spearhead complex system implementations
• Ensure strong controls environment by maintaining and improving systems, processes, and data

What you bring:
• Experience managing a global accounting team
• Experience across APAC, the US and EMEA
• In-depth knowledge of US GAAP
• Experience building processes and controls to ensure Airwallex scales effectively towards an IPO
• Strong communications skills is imperative, fluency in English and Mandarin is advantageous
• Strong academic pedigree including a CA/CPA qualification or equivalent

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.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Airwallex. At Airwallex you'll have the ability to make an impact in a rapidly growing, global fintech. You'll be offered a competitive salary and we also like to ensure we create the best environment for our people by providing a collaborative open office space with a fully stocked kitchen. We organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and we give our people the freedom to be creative.

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  • Job Reference: 707120826-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Airwallex
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent