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Financial Controller

Thunes Financial Services
Posted 17 days ago Hybrid Permanent S$14k - S$18k
Reporting to the Global CFO, the role offers direct access to the firm's Executive Committee and plays a vital part in supporting global operations. This role will assist to implement policies, systems, and programs in our hypergrowth fintech company which has multiple entities across multiple continents. This truly global role will partner with legal, sales, treasury, and product teams in the regional and remote offices around the globe.

This role provides an exciting opportunity to work on an international stage, alongside household names, and join a rapidly growing FinTech company making a real impact on the lives of people in developed and emerging markets alike. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements accounting policies and systems to control the organization’s financial assets and provide complete and accurate financial information and records
  • Manages & develops a team of globally dispersed finance/ accounting professionals
  • Monitors and evaluates accounting policies, systems, and procedures
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget, financial forecasts, and report variances
  • Lead monthly, and annual financial close and reporting process including timely and accurate internal reporting of results
  • Ensure quality control over financial reporting
  • Able to deal with complex accounting issues
  • Lead annual financial audits
  • Provide leadership and direction to the finance teams in all areas, including the management of staff performance and engagement activities
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations on financial matters to the Board of Directors, investors, and other stakeholders
  • Assist in M&A and fund-raising projects

Professional Qualifications/ Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/ Accounting/ Economics
  • Fully Qualified Chartered Accountant e.g. CPA, ACA, ACCA
  • ~12-15years + Post Qualified Experience (PQE)
  • Has recently held an FC or similar Senior Finance leadership role in a financially regulated organization
  • Big 4 Audit trained is preferred
  • Experience working in an organization with multiple entities, across multiple continents
  • Advanced proficiency in MS applications (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of accounting standards
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership and highly motivated to overcome challenges
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of Oracle software will be an advantage

About Thunes

Thunes is a global, fast-growing, and innovative Fintech scale-up that uses technology to disrupt and transform the existing financial system.

We have a strong Mission: to create a better global payments network, and a great Purpose: to connect the world to economic opportunities and address systemic inequality when it comes to financial services.

We are proud to power payments for the world’s fastest-growing businesses and work with some of the amazing global brands - from Gig Economy giants such as Uber and Deliveroo and Southeast Asia's super-app Grab, to global Fintech leaders such as PayPal and Remitly. 

Our Products help to drastically simplify the Payment integration experience for our customers: with a single, simple connection, businesses and consumers can send payments to – and get paid in – every corner of the world. Instantly. 

Thunes is headquartered in Singapore with regional offices in London, Paris, Barcelona, Shanghai, New York, Dubai, and Nairobi