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Regional Controller
North America
Posted on 11/7/2022
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
  • Help pilot the rocket ship - Controller capabilities are essential to steer the ship in the right direction, ensuring we comply with accounting, regulatory and tax requirements
  • Work with the Americas Regional Lead Controller, as well as other Regional Controllers and the Reporting & Tax teams to ensure financial compliance, including controlling local audits, outsource firms, and financial regulatory relationships
  • Be the regional Expansion, Compliance, Product, & People Team's main point of contact in finance to ensure that all new entities, products, legislation, etc. are understood and finance is prepared for all changes, ensuring that the customer product is understood and optimized for growth
  • Work with finance teams (Finance Product team and Group Accounting) to ensure systems, controls, and processes are prepared for regional requirements, with clear definitions and change management
  • Review monthly and quarterly financials to ensure all accuracy of your entities
  • Significant experience in either financial controlling, financial audit, financial advisory, or management accounting is required
  • Experience in FinTech, financial services, or highly regulated environments is preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS and mature financial controls for US/Canadian entities, and a strong understanding of accounting principles
  • You get finance and accounting terminology and have the ability to understand the importance of tax and regulatory rules & frameworks
  • Have an ability to move beyond Excel and dig into raw data
  • You feel passionate about implementing your skills and knowledge in creation and improvement of controls framework and internal processes
  • Comfortable managing a complex stakeholder group internally and externally to the organization on a regular basis, submitting reports, clarifying requirements, etc
  • You are able to work with multiple teams within and outside of finance as well as internationally on projects or ad hoc requests as required, with flexibility and a can do attitude
  • Self-starter that's ready to roll up your sleeves and get things done
  • Great at organizing your own work schedule with little or no guidance (you'll get a lot of support but soon you'll be the expert here)
  • You are humble, comfortable operating with a high level of uncertainty, can act independently, be decisive and take responsibility
  • You are open to self-development, willing to gain experience, improve your skills, and keen to learn new tricks
  • You are detail oriented, with ability to deliver and communicate complex areas on time and succinctly
  • Must already be legally authorized to work in the US, we cannot provide Visa sponsorship for this role
  • This is NOT a remote role, this is a hybrid role based in Austin, Texas

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.