April 3, 2024
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Job Type


    At Airwallex (, we’re building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.

    If you’re excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!

    We are looking to hire a Finance Manager to join the team and play a critical role in the financial reporting and tax compliance functions at Airwallex. As Finance Manager, you will take full ownership of all entities within the Americas region, working closely with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure that financial statements are prepared timely and in accordance with the relevant local accounting standards. Your role will include a combination of recurring finance tasks and project based initiatives that will help continuously enhance the Controllership function, as well as support the overall rapid growth of Airwallex.


    • Own the financial control procedures of our monthly reporting processes including preparation of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and P&L reviews in close collaboration with the FP&A team
    • Lead financial statement audits with external auditors, as well as tax compliance and other ad-hoc accounting issues with external advisors
    • Support expansion into Brazil and Mexico, including representing Airwallex Brazil before the Brazilian regulatory authorities
      Collaborate closely with legal and compliance teams to fulfill all regulatory financial reporting obligations
    • Drive a wide range of improvement projects for the Controllership team within Airwallex, which may include: 1) enabling new products in our reporting structure; 2) standardizing our processes to support the global nature of the business; 3) identifying automation opportunities to help Airwallex’s controllership function grow and mature to the next level
    • Provide finance support to cross-functional team members in relation to new product developments or business initiatives
    • Collaborate closely with other regional finance teams on department-wide projects and change management

    What you bring:

    • 6+ years of accounting/finance experience with a minimum of 3 years of public accounting experience
    • Experience with tax compliance and reporting preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, CPA or equivalent qualification preferred
    • Strong understanding of financial services, fintech businesses, and regulatory environments
    • Extensive experience in a financial controllership role and proven track record of building and expanding these capabilities within an organization
    • Strong knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP, including specific application to Brazilian licensing, reporting and audit practices (i.e., COSIF and reporting standards)
    • Proven experience in managing complex local or international projects focused on process improvement initiatives
    • Strong communication and ability to interact with all levels within the organization
    • Confident, creative, and innovative thought leadership to deliver impact in a hyper growth environment
    • Experience working independently and navigating ambiguity

      At Airwallex you’ll have the ability to make an impact in a rapidly growing, global fintech. We want you to share in our success, which is why you’ll be offered a competitive salary plus valuable equity within Airwallex.


    Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

    Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters.  Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s).  Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.

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