Head of Safeguarding and Treasury Controls
Posted on 3/9/2023
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • From your experience working on regulated products and understanding of financial risk, controls and compliance you will help us safeguard customer funds in the smartest way, while working towards a global standard
  • Own the policy and guidance on safeguarding and other treasury controls in existing and new jurisdictions to allow us to keep expanding, working alongside our product and compliance teams
  • Deliver audits of the treasury control environment on schedule, and own remediation to ensure we improve ahead of the next audit
  • Build and support a strong and self-sufficient controls and audit management team
  • Enable the implementation of Internal Audit and Monitoring & Testing recommendations and demonstrate the effectiveness of the improvements
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders, internally and externally. Work with leaders in the business to ensure widespread awareness and understanding of safeguarding and control requirements globally
  • Helped teams to build and operate detailed control frameworks
  • You've run multiple regulatory or financial audits
  • You can engage in detail and problem solving, for example, challenging on reasonable thresholds for risk metrics
  • Comfortable with executive level communication with an ability to cut through noise and simplify depending on audience
  • Extensive knowledge of financial risks arising from treasury activities, including economic and financial statement risks
  • Knowledge of the Safeguarding/CASS environment
  • Managed collaboration projects involving a broad range of internal and external teams, including product, engineering, finance and commercial teams
  • You have worked in a multinational environment across different cultures and countries
  • Payments industry Experience
  • Previous experience working in or an understanding of Compliance
  • Any experience working within a finance environment, knowledge of FX hedge accounting
  • Professional qualification well regarded: CPA/ACA/ACCA/CIA/CISA
  • Regulatory experience
  • Own your own path of success - You'll have a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • Grow with the role - You will have the exposure and opportunity to work with senior stakeholders getting into the details of our business. You will be able to develop your leadership skills by managing a team and growing a new function
  • Stepping stone - This role provides an excellent platform for someone looking to step into the treasury world of a fast growing Fintech
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of Wise's business - Get to know many teams across the business as you partner with them to help them implement a high performing risk and control culture

1,001-5,000 employees

International finance transfer service
Company Overview
Wise’s mission is to create a world with money without borders – moving it instantly, transparently, conveniently, and eventually for free. The company is committed to empowering money for people and businesses through their app and website that utilizes a complex engine of currencies and routes that is being designed and built by their teams across cities around the world.
  • PTO & annual leave
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Parental leave
  • Medical insurance plans
  • Health & wellbeing discounts
  • Pension & retirement plans
  • Social events
  • Relocation support
Company Core Values
  • This isn't just a job, we're a revolution
  • We get it done
  • Customers > team > ego
  • No drama. Good Karma.