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Senior Commercial Finance Analyst

Posted: 26 Mar 2021 Closes: 25 May 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -432037598

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Senior Commercial Finance Analyst at Checkout.com:

Checkout.com is actively seeking an ambitious and talented Senior Commercial Finance Analyst with previous experience in Interchange and Scheme Pricing reconciliation domain to join our growing Finance Team.

Working as part of our Commercial Finance function, you will optimise and create new processes for the interchange and scheme fees reconciliation of Card Schemes and other acquiring channels. Evolving in a high-pace and dynamic environment, meticulous attention to detail will be the key.

The ideal candidate will be a dedicated, laser-focused and highly organised individual, not shying away from high volume work. You must be a team player when it comes to getting the job done and assisting and guiding junior team members with routine queries, whilst maintaining accuracy and quality of output.

About You
    • A university degree in a numerical subject (and strong academic record) or 1-3 year work experience with reconciliations in the Card Schemes pricing domain and/or in high-volume transaction environment
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with motivation to find end-to-end solutions
    • Ability to work cross-functionally and with remote teams
    • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work with large, complex datasets
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines in an evolving environment and sometimes shifting priorities
    • Willingness to take the initiative and continuously learn
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel required
    • Experience with SQL server and BI tools is a plus
    • Fluency in English, and superb communication skills at all levels
    • Knowledge of Interchange and Scheme Fees, Card Schemes and Payments Processing will be an advantage

What you will be doing:
    • Assessment and mapping of invoices costs across Card Schemes and other acquiring channels
    • Reconcile Checkout.com pricing engine predicted interchange and scheme fees with Card Schemes and other acquiring channels billings
    • Investigate and action on identified deltas with internal and external stakeholders
    • Work with the relevant teams to streamline processes
    • Monitor invoices costs and advise on cost optimisation
    • Provide mapped invoices as well as insights to Central Finance team for month-end reporting
    • Perform analyses to identify interchange and scheme fees optimisation opportunities for merchants and Checkout.com
    • Work closely with the Scheme Pricing and Interchange team to review fees and provide recommendations
    • Help build new reconciliation processes from scratch - including discovery, data requirements setting, report testing, consolidation - all to pre-set team standards
    • Consistently improve existing reconciliation processes to scale, introducing new controls and minimising need for manual effort in routine tasks
    • Help document reconciliation processes
    • Assist with training new joiners on tasks and internal tools, and with the preliminary review of outputs from analysts in the team
    • Participate actively in project work and product initiatives
    • Other duties as assigned

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More about Checkout.com

We empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1000 people across 17 international offices. To date, we've raised a total of $830 million, with our recent Series C valuing us at $15 billion.

We believe in equal opportunities

Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.
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