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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Financial Operations



IT, Accounting & Finance, Operations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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!

You will join the Airwallex Operations team during a critical period for the US business. This is a great opportunity to join the team and help shape the next phase of Airwallex’s growth.


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Strategy and Operations in the US, this person will be among the first hires in the US focused on Financial Operations, as part of a larger global Financial Operations (FinOps) team. The team aims to deliver operational excellence of our customer transaction lifecycle and manage our liquidity to support the company’s business growth across the globe. As a FinOps Analyst, you’ll work closely with counterparts within Operations but also with Commercial and Product teams to identify and remediate FinOps-related issues. This person will need to work a 9-6PM shift.

You will:

  • Monitor global end-to-end client transaction lifecycle, handle inquiries, detect exceptions from data reports and dashboards in a timely manner, communicate with teams and other departments to handle issues

  • Support with daily safeguarding obligations, across multiple Airwallex entities

  • Monitor the clearing and settlement of client funds and global money pools; drive data oriented approaches to improve our liquidity management system, fund risk management and treasury efficiency and utilization

  • Maintain the team knowledgebase and refine the standard operating procedures; find opportunity for operational optimisation and process automation tooling.

  • Build data-oriented performance metrics, quality assurance framework and tooling to monitor, detect, and remediate operational risk areas and control defects to minimize errors

  • Set up compliant, accurate and timely reporting data capabilities based on external regulatory and third party requirements

Who you are:

  • Self-starter, able to work independently when needed, and to prioritize tasks

  • Experience working in a global, dynamic environment is a plus

  • Attention to detail with strong follow-up and good judgment

  • Comfortable working under pressure and on client-sensitive matters

  • Able to liaise with external stakeholders

  • Proficient working with data and operating in an ever-changing environment

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above

  • 2-3+ years of experience in payments or operations at a technology company

  • Ability to rapidly understand new products and demonstrate problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication skills and customer service orientation

  • Attention to detail and tendency towards a documented approach

  • A strong team player who thrives in working in close collaboration with other teams

  • Experience with MS Office; technical skill set of VBA, SQL, and visualization tools like Looker and Data Studio is a plus

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.