Senior Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Worldpay
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jan 2019
Closes
23 Jan 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Why is our Senior Financial Analyst role right for you?
Within the Payments Industry, interchange rates are determined by the card schemes however it is not as simple as a "1 size fits all" charge. Many factors influence the applicable interchange charge that is applied to a transaction such as the country of card issuance, country of the retailer, transaction method etc. and frequent updates announced by the Card Schemes have to be taken into consideration from an impact perspective. Within this role you will become a subject matter expert on all Interchange related matters.

You will be involved in updating the relevant sales teams on Interchange developments, creation of internal communications, creation and provision of interchange related analytics, and partnering with technology so updates are captured. You will also assist in overseeing the financial control processes, resolution of intolerances between our expected and actual interchange cost, as well as improving our Interchange qualification to directly improve company profitability.

What will you be doing on a day to day basis?

You will monitor, Interpret, implement, provide interpretation of card brand programs, and will perform analysis on fees incurred including regulatory monthly/quarterly reporting. This role will require the ability to apply analytical and critical thinking skills to solve business problems that may vary greatly based upon region, product, and quickly present findings to management on key business implications. You will i dentify key trends through a combination of analytics, research, discussions with business partners and proactively identify business implications of analysis. You will also p roduce quality reporting and analysis on business revenue, expense drivers and business financial performance results to key stakeholders for decision making.

What will make me right for this role?
You will have at least 2 years analytical experience with a particular focus on large data. You should be adept with Excel and whilst Payments sector experience is not essential, you should be familiar with working in a regulated environment and have a keen interest to become a SME in the world of Interchange within Payments. A background in finance with a commercial focus would also be advantageous.

How is Worldpay changing the world?
Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to create a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into high growth markets, deliver innovation at scale and above all, brings together exceptional talent and a shared passion that will help propel us forward to the next chapter of our collective story.

Our technology enables billions of payments to be made each year whether online or in person. Working with customers large and small we help them to take payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.

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