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Head of Finance



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023
Nium, Global Leader in Payments
Nium was founded on the mission to build the global payments infrastructure of tomorrow, today. With the onset of the on-demand economy, its single platform for global payments and card issuing is shaping how banks, fintechs, and businesses everywhere to disburse and collect funds instantly across borders. Its payout network supports 100 currencies and spans 195+ countries, 100 of which in real-time. Funds can be disbursed to accounts, wallets, and cards and collected locally in 35 markets.
Nium’s growing card issuance business is already available in 34 countries. Nium holds regulatory licenses and authorizations in over 40 countries, enabling seamless onboarding, rapid integration, and compliance – regardless of geography. The company is co-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai.
Your Next Exciting Role
As the Head of Finance for Nium in Malta, you will be responsible for ensuring the financial stability and regulatory compliance of our operations in the country. You will lead all financial functions, implement financial strategies, and provide financial leadership to support our growth in line with MFSA guidelines. The selected person will also be appointed as an executive director within the Board of Directors of Ixaris Financial Services Malta Limited.

What would a day @Nium look like?

  • Financial Strategy: Develop and execute financial strategies aligned with Nium's objectives while ensuring compliance with MFSA regulations for company directors.
  • MFSA Compliance: Stay current with MFSA regulations and guidelines, providing expert guidance to the board of directors on regulatory matters.
  • Financial Planning and Analysis: Lead the financial planning and budgeting process, offering insights and recommendations to improve profitability and cost management.
  • Risk Management: Identify and manage financial risks, establish risk mitigation strategies, and maintain a robust internal control framework.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, including quarterly and annual reports, and present them to the board of directors, shareholders, and regulatory authorities.
  • Taxation: Ensure compliance with tax regulations, minimize tax liabilities, and coordinate with external tax advisors when necessary.
  • Audit and Compliance: Oversee external audits, ensure the effectiveness of internal controls, and maintain compliance with auditing standards and regulations.
  • Team Leadership: Build and manage a high-performing finance team, including mentoring and developing staff to ensure the department's efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Collaborate with external stakeholders, including financial institutions, regulators, and auditors, to maintain positive working relationships and ensure the financial stability of Nium in Malta.

Which Skills & Experiences will make you successful?

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field (Master's or CPA preferred).
  • Proven experience in a senior financial management role within the financial services industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of MFSA regulations, special focus on electronic money institutions and requirements for company directors.
  • Strong analytical, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Exceptional financial modeling and budgeting expertise.
  • Excellent understanding of financial software and systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • High ethical and professional standards
What we offer at Nium
We Value Performance: Through competitive salaries, performance bonuses, uncapped sales commissions & annual salary reviews, we ensure that all our employees are rewarded and incentivized for their hard work
We care for our Employees: The wellness of Nium’ers is our #1 priority, we offer medical coverage along with 24/7 employee assistance program & generous vacations, and year-end shut down. We also provide flexible working & a hybrid working environement (3 days per week in the office)
We Upskill Ourselves: We are curious, always want to learn more & upskill ourselves: We therefore do not only provide role-specific traning but also offer all our employees LinkedIn learning solutions & dedicated learning allowances
We Constantly Innovate: Nium has been awarded multiple times for its constant innovations & growth since our inception, such as the 2022 CBI 250 Most Promising Fintech Award or the 2021 Financial Time top 50 High Growth companies in APAC
We Celebrate Together: Work is also about having fun with your colleagues & creating great relationships. We often celebrate together through company-wide social events, team bounding activities, happy hours, team offsites, and so much more!
We thrive with Diversity: Nium has always thrived with a diverse & multicultural workforce, with more than 33 nationalities across 18+ countries. As an Equality Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a safe & welcoming environment for everyone.
What's it like to be a Nium'er?
At Nium we center our way of work around 3 core values globally:
#KeepItSimple: We cut through complexity, simplify at speed and operate with scale in mind
#MakeItBetter: We build innovative solutions that make our customers' lives better
#WinItTogether: We win in this competitive market by collaborating as one team
For more information visit www.nium.com
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