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Finance Operations / Accounting Leader

Overview

The person reports to the CFO and is the first point of contact for the Core business finance related questions.  He/she will be part of a small young team working on a strategic, dynamic and challenging project of expanding its hub connections for B2B, B2C, P2P payments.

Role

1. Core Business recurrent Financial activities

He/she will be leading Financial activities linked to the Core business of HomeSend making sure the business is correctly reflected in the Financial books:

  • Daily activities:
    • Lead and improve the current process of uploading daily activities from external sources into Oracle
    • Prepare daily settlement payments to customers considering well documented customer specific models
  • Monthly activities:
    • Be responsible for the monthly core business closing activities and provide findings, variance explanations vs prior month, forecast, budget to the CFO
    • Lead and own a deep reconciliation process for core business bank accounts
  • Quarterly activities:
    • Lead and own the full quarterly reconciliation of customer balances
  • Be the first point of contact for the key partner bank
  • Help the CFO develop a monthly reporting pack

2. Finance Operations

The candidate will become very familiar with the business, be a key business partner in all phases of the customer’s lifecycle (onboarding, activation, daily operations, end of a customer contract) taking into account customer specifics. He/she will support HomeSend team and customers from a financial operational perspective:

  • Be a strong business partner, provide advice/recommendation during the assessment of any new customer settlement model definition
  • Own the opening of new corridors (connection between 2 customers) with existing customers from the finance perspective
  • Play a key customer facing role for all Finance related questions coming from customers
  • Own and maintain the balance management tool for each customer. Keep a dynamic eye on the level of each customer balance to promote business continuity and avoid transactions blockage
  • Follow up on non-standard settlement process for a few customers

3. Control Environment

  • He/she will always keep an eye on business/financial risks and will ensure they have been identified and covered by mitigation actions/controls
  • He/she will also ensure specific ratios (eg. liquidity,…) checked by the NBB are maintained and under control by HomeSend
  • He/she will keep a close eye and be the owner of the segregation of funds concept required in our business

4. Projects

He/she will also deal with ad hoc requests and projects such as:

  • Development of new Treasury environment with new FX management capabilities
  • Participate to the elaboration of new business channels
  • Work with Financial Systems team to enhance Oracle modules capabilities (move from GL to AR module)
  • Provide assistance in delivering  cash flow forecast
  • Review and update existing procedures; document new procedures
  • The person will be giving assistance to higher management and internal/external auditors

All about you

We expect the person to demonstrate strong soft and technical skills in the following areas:

Soft skills:

  • Great rigor
  • Great organization and documentation skills
  • Be close and solid with details but great ability to look at and present the big picture first
  • Flexible, proactive and independent in daily operations
  • Team spirit/great liaison capabilities
  • Communication skills, open minded
  • Interest for the business
  • Solution oriented
  • Able to work with a sense of urgency
  • System oriented
  • Process driven (able to document a process)

Technical skills:

  • Strong accounting background (US & BE GAAP)
  • Able to evaluate financial impacts of any business decision/change
  • Experience in Financial Planning & analysis (strong analytical skills)
  • Familiar with internal control dynamics
  • Experience in Treasury is a plus
  • Tax background to help the team with fiscal questions/reporting is a plus

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