Systems Accountant

Hello, we’re WorldFirst. We specialise in making international money transfer faster, simpler and cheaper for people and businesses with global ambitions. Our clients never stop. And neither do we. To support us on our journey we’re looking to hire a Systems Accountant for our Financial Control Team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of front to back data flows to support automated Workday (GL) update
  • Management and upgrade of accounting rules engines to translate accounting events into accounting entries
  • General Ledger to Operations reconciliations for revenue accounting to support GL data integrity
  • Workday configuration and enhancement

Key competencies/experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A relevant accounting qualification or equivalent experience
  • An understanding of FX (and ideally FX options and cash handling) in a highly client-oriented environment
  • Experience of end-to-end process flows and data quality management of FX or volume payments processes
  • SQL coding experience preferred
  • An ability to work with IT to lead the improvement of revenue reporting processes from an SQL environment to the GL and other reporting engines; ability to build and operate ledger accounting interfaces
  • Experience of end-user computing environments
  • An ability to translate technical business language for non-business and technical people
  • An ability to bring people together to resolve reporting issues across Front Office, Operations, Treasury, Finance and Risk


  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent benefits package including annual discretionary bonus, company pension scheme and health cover, annual season ticket loan, retailer discounts, cycle-to-work and more!
  • A fun working environment based in central London
  • An international and talented team of co-workers
  • Free breakfast, free massages, Friday beer fridge, tri-annual company parties, bi-annual team nights out, annual charity day


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