Associate Controller (Capital Management)






A bit about the role

As Wise continues to grow, we need to grow our finance capabilities to:

  • Help pilot the rocket ship. Controller capabilities are essential to steer the ship in the right direction, ensuring we comply with accounting, regulatory and tax requirements
  • Work with Regional Controllers, Reporting and Tax Teams to ensure financial compliance, including controlling local audits of the UK and EU Investment firms
  • Work with the Prudential Controller, Regional Controllers and FP&A to review and ensure compliance over group capital rules while creating automated monitoring solutions
  • Help the Regional Finance team in performing day-to-day overview of the investment legal entities, including analysing financial results, preparing and reviewing regulatory reporting, making sure necessary financial controls are performed
  • Work with finance teams, especially Finance Product team (software engineers) to ensure systems, controls and processes are prepared for regional requirements

A bit about you


  • Relevant experience in either financial controlling, financial audit, financial advisory or management accounting
  • Knowledge of IFRS and strong understanding of accounting principles
  • Prior experience in a prudentially regulated controller environment, including experience in prudential regulations and Capital Managment (e.g. IFPR, CRR, ICAAP/ ILAAP or equivalents overseas) in a multinational environment 
  • You are a self starter and can organise your own work (you’ll get a lot of support but soon you’ll be the expert here)
  • A self starter with the ability to analyse data, take judgements and suggest structural and product strategies to improve capital and liquidity efficiency
  • Able to work as part of a multinational and multi disciplined team to adhere to the prudential regulations in the most optimal way for our customers
  • Worked in a fast moving financial services (preferably fintech) environment

Will be considered advantage but not necessary experience: 

  • Experience in assessing and concluding on complex accounting and regulatory matters, including setting up accounting policies, preparing accounting treatment papers etc
  • Experience of reviewing, creating or running risk models, stress tests and regulatory monitoring 


  • You are accurate and detail oriented, great at finishing detailed jobs
  • You can take responsibility and make decisions independently, great at organising your own work schedule with little or no guidance
  • Able to communicate complex issues to all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Have an ability to move beyond Excel and dig into raw data
  • You get finance, accounting and financial services regulatory terminology and have ability to understand their importance in how we pilot the rocket ship

Who are you?

  • You have a passion for what we’re building at TransferWise and you will work on any financial requirements
  • You are keen to roll up sleeves and get the job done, we all do our own Excel still
  • You are humble, comfortable operating with a high level of uncertainty, can act independently, be decisive and take responsibility
  • You are open to self-development, willing to gain experience, improve your skills and keen to learn new tricks
  • You are detail oriented, with ability to deliver and communicate complex areas on time and succinctly
  • You are able to work with multiple teams within and outside of finance as well as internationally on projects or ad hoc requests as required, with flexibility and a can do attitude.
  • You feel passionate implementing your skills and knowledge in creation and improvement of controls framework and internal processes

Interested? Read more:

Salary: £60,000-£70,000 + RSUs (salary dependant on experience)

We’re people without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We want to work with the best people, no matter their background. So if you’re passionate about learning new things and keen to join our mission, you’ll fit right in.

Also, where and what you studied isn't important to us. If you’ve got great experience, the right skills for the role and you’re great at articulating your thinking, we’d like to hear from you.

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