Paysend is hiring a

Finance Assistant


The Role:

Paysend is a FinTech company looking to change the way that money is moved around the world. Over the past three years we’ve grown quickly, amassing 2 million customers in over 90 countries, and we are one of the fastest growing money transfer companies in the industry, with over 4,000 new customers per day. We require an ambitious Finance Assistant who will join the team and take responsibility for accounts payable and accounts receivable functions - a vital part of our business.

You’ll be recording invoices and creating payment runs so that all parties involved in our payment processes are paid in a timely manner, which will help the business to run smoothly. As a payments business, frictionless flows of money are essential with partners, customers and internally, and you’ll be co-ordinating this for us and making sure that we face no financial hiccups on a daily basis. We work in a fast-paced environment with a rapidly growing team and so you’ll need to hit the ground running and quickly immerse yourself in the Paysend culture!


What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsible for accounts payable and accounts receivable functions – processing and accurate recording of invoices and creation of payment runs for approval
  • Building relationships internally with key areas of the business to ensure purchase orders are created and approved on a timely basis, enabling payments to suppliers and externally with key suppliers
  • Updating financial spreadsheets with daily transactions
  • Tracking and reconciling bank statements
  • Creating cost analysis reports (fixed and variable costs)
  • Supporting monthly payroll and keeping organised records
  • Providing support to management accountants as required as part of month end reporting
  • Providing support for annual audit as required
  • Being responsible for processes and controls relating to accounts payable and bank reconciliation and ensuring documentation remains up to date
  • Ad hoc tasks as directed by the Financial Controller

What we’re looking for:

  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Work experience as a Finance Assistant, Finance Officer or similar role
  • Good knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial functions)
  • Familiarity with accounting software (e.g. QuickBooks)
  • Organisational and time-management skills
  • Attention to detail, with an ability to spot numerical errors
  • Excellent communicator
  • Positive and flexible attitude to work particularly new initiatives
  • Diplomatic in meeting and working with people, good cultural awareness
  • Capable of developing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, highly organised


Company Description:

Paysend was born in April 2017 with the vision to change the way people manage their everyday finances. We were the first FinTech company to introduce a global card-to-card transfers to connect 12 billion cards issued by international payment systems: Mastercard, Visa, China Union Pay and local cards schemes. Now with over 2 million customers in more than 90 countries and a 4.8/5 Trustpilot score, Paysend is one of the most popular and trusted online money transfer services in the world.

Why Paysend?

We’re looking for people who share our passion for innovation, buy into the Paysend ethos and will add value to our team. When you join Paysend, you’ll have the chance to grow and develop as the business does.

We believe in empowering people to be successful in their jobs, and we pay them fairly for their expertise. We give everyone the context and tools to operate as business owners, and encourage our people to contribute with their hearts, their minds and their creativity.

In the fast paced FinTech industry the Paysend journey may not always be easy, but our innovation strategy is promising and exciting. We employ the right people to help us steer the business towards success and global influence.

If Paysend sounds like the perfect company for you, we’d love to hear from you!