Regulatory Reconciliation Specialist (French Speaker)

London
Finance – Operational Finance
Permanent Full-time
About us

Launched in 2012, Checkout.com is a leading international provider of online payment solutions. Checkout.com is built on 100% proprietary technology and handles every part of the payment process, providing complete transparency across the entire payment value chain.

We currently process 150+ currencies and offer access to all international cards and popular local payment methods to merchants through one integration.

Customers in our portfolio include international businesses like Samsung, Transferwise, Hopper, Virgin and Adidas. Our mission is to partner with smart businesses to optimise their payments, increase revenue and meet the dynamic needs of their customers. 

We are building a unique work environment where our people aspire to solve complex problems and deliver valuable solutions. We believe that excellence can be achieved through a dynamic culture driven by collaboration and teamwork.

In May 2019, we raised $230m in what is Europe’s largest ever fintech Series A round, and globally the third largest fintech Series A round of all time. This fundraising round gave us a valuation of around $2 billion.

About the role:
 
Checkout.com is looking for a highly performing Regulatory Reconciliation Associate to join our fast-paced team. The ideal candidate will be a French speaker with an excellent knowledge of ACPR and safeguarding regulations. 

Key Responsibilities:

    • Reconcile Checkout.com's payment gateway processing and multiple bank accounts on a daily basis, across multiple jurisdictions in line of the ACPR regulations
    • Prepare daily debtors / creditors positions in line with safeguarding regulations
    • Identify discrepancies, the respective root causes, and taking action to eliminate / prevent any such in perspective
    • Communicate with internal / external stakeholders to resolve queries
    • Produce and review Checkout.com internal or external reporting - routine or ad-hoc
    • Verify incoming billing for correctness
    • Continually look at ways of building-up on processes, improving reconciliation robustness and introducing controls
    • Participate actively in project work or product development initiatives
    • Support the month-end closing activities
    • Prepare ad-hoc reports for senior management when required
    • Perform testing of new report / product releases for the purposes of reconciliations

About You:

    • Excellent knowledge of ACPR/ French EMI regulations
    • Hold a university / college degree in a numerical subject or have 1+ years work experience with reconciliations in a high-volume transaction environment
    • Good working knowledge of MS Excel (Formulas, Pivot Tables, Reference Functions)
    • Have excellent attention to detail and ability to work with large data sets
    • Motivated to find end-to-end solutions and work cross-functionally and with remote teams
    • Deliver to tight deadlines in a constantly evolving environment and sometimes shifting priorities
    • Knowledge of Card Schemes, Alternative Payment Methods or payment solutions would be an advantage but is not essential
    • Fluent in French and English


Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. Due to the numerous amount of application received, only the ones corresponding to this job profile will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks please deem your application as unsuccessful.

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