Currencycloud • United Kingdom

Testing and Controls Specialist (Remote)

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

About Currencycloud
Currencycloud is somewhere where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits. We know that the success of the business depends on the people who keep it moving, which is why we are looking for exceptional talent to join our international payments revolution.
We are an open & collaborative Fintech unicorn that lives and breathes our company values: Be Human, Better Together and Own it.
Testing and Controls Analyst
The testing and controls analyst is a new role and will be a key element of Currencycloud's control andoversight functions. It is a global role, supporting Currencycloud’s increasing testing and controls activity andsupporting its building of a consistent and comprehensive assurance testing and oversight approach. This willinclude executing testing work for Currencycloud’s controls testing activity and supporting the build out of itsAssurance frameworks, summarising and reporting on findings, preparing input for governance forums suchas the Risk Committee and wider escalation, and interacting with Currencycloud’s existing risks and controlsframeworks. It is also an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team and demonstrate and developunderstanding of controls and assurance frameworks and testing good practice. The Controls and Testinganalyst will sit within the Risk and Regulatory team.
The details...
The role will require you to:
- Be part of a team of risk, assurance and regulatory experts with a broad range of expertise- Execute on the day-to-day testing required as part of Currencycloud’s testing and assurance frameworks - Experience working with data in this context is a positive but not prerequisite- Be details-oriented and able to draw conclusions as to key risks requiring remediation and recommendations for improvements from testing work- Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to summarise testing output/recommendations succinctly and clearly for a range of audiences (internal and external)- Use a risk-based approach to assessing and testing internal risks facing Currencycloud- Provide input into e.g. training and ‘lessons learned’ for the wider business on internal trends as found from testing and analysis- Build a network within Currencycloud’s product and client-facing teams to enable you to remain up-to-date on changes in the wider business (products, jurisdictions etc.)
Team dynamics...
This role is collaborative in nature, and you will:
- Work alongside the business, Risk and Regulatory teams, and wider control functions- Be a champion of CC culture and values: Own it, Better together, Be human- Be part of a growing team, with an opportunity to shape good practice and processes going forward
Skills and experience...
The successful candidate will have:
- Some (1-2 years) experience in risk/controls/assurance in financial services- Ideally some interest in or experience of working at electronic money or payments institutions- An idea of ‘what good looks like’ for controls testing, drivers of risk, controls and industry good practice- Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills- A hands-on approach, and be happy to take on new challenges in a dynamic environment- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal- Excellent team-working skills, ability to manage own workload
Beyond these requirements, we would be very interested to speak to candidates who have any of thefollowing in addition:
- Experience working at an external advisory firm (e.g. consulting firms) on testing, control, or internal/external audit teams- Have an interest in the payments, financial services, technology or FX industries

Why Currencycloud?
We are a remote-first company; whichever location you’re contracted to, we leave it up to you and your manager to agree on how often you come into the office. To make things easier we offer an allowance so you can create your own working space at home because we REALLY mean it when we say remote first.
Your health and well-being are of paramount importance to us, and so our jampacked employee benefits reflect this!
We offer a competitive salary, an individual learning and development budget, a pension or 401K contribution, mental health days and comprehensive health care that includes annual optical and dental allowances, access to mental health support and a monthly allowance that you can spend on anything health or wellness related!
At the moment we are unable to consider applicants living outside of our entities and we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.
We aren’t currently looking for additional Recruiter support on this role and won’t be accepting any unsolicited CVs

Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Work from anywhere scheme
Comprehensive wellness program
Life assurance
Permanent health insurance (income protection)
Mental health day
A day off for your birthday

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Currencycloud provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Currencycloud is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

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Working at Currencycloud

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Cardiff, Amsterdam, New York, Singapore

Funding levels


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States
What employees are saying

"Working at Currencycloud is like a breath of fresh air! The culture is open, people are genuine, and management care about employees. The transparent and flexible work environment makes me want to put in that little extra every day. It’s been a fun ride working with such talented and diverse group of people."

Anonymous Product Director at Currencycloud

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