Business Controller MCS UK

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Publish Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, FR

Company: worldline

About Worldline
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and #4 player worldwide. With its global reach and its commitment to innovation, Worldline is the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and third-party acquirers as well as public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies in all sectors. Powered by over 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and secure solutions across the payment value chain, fostering their business growth wherever they are. Services offered by Worldline in the areas of Merchant Services; Terminals, Solutions & Services; Financial Services and Mobility & e-Transactional Services include domestic and cross-border commercial acquiring, both in-store and online, highly-secure payment transaction processing, a broad portfolio of payment terminals as well as e-ticketing and digital services in the industrial environment. In 2019 Worldline generated a proforma revenue of 5.3 billion euros.


  • Position responsible for MCS UK scope within our Merchant Services business line
  • MCS UK entity (c.40M€ revenue) provides payment solutions (hardware, services, acceptance) to large retailers across different verticals including Retail, Transport, etc
  • Position reporting to the CFO MCS UK / Iberia / Italy & UK regulated entity




This position will be driving financial disciplines across cost controlling, budgeting and forecasting and will act as a partner with the operational teams.


Position is responsible on the following areas:

  • Production of monthly reporting and qualitative explanation of actual variance
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Regular meetings with Operational teams (Sales, Operations) to discuss financial performance
  • Margin analysis, cash costs & project monitoring
  • Advising on ways of improving business performance
  • Transverse projects including migration to Worldline SAP
  • Providing costs optimization solutions without deterioration of productivity




  • Master’s degree graduate from business school or university with a major in Finance
  • You have an extensive experience of financial reporting systems and procedures, minimum 5/10 years
  • You master the use of Excel & financial tools such as SAP / BFC / Iris / Clarity
  • A previous experience in Financial Controlling is a must/ Audit will be a “plus” as well as any knowledge surrounding IT / Telco / Software industry
  • Knowledge IFRS will be a strong asset to succeed on this position
  • Fluent in English, French/Spanish would be a “plus”




  • You are known for your strong analytical skills
  • You are result-oriented and focus on quality of delivery
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Enthusiastic, self-starting with a positive outlook
  • Ability to communicate and interact in matrix / multi country environment
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to influence and convince


The 20 000 employees of Worldline are all different but share the same values. You can see it in the way we behave. We are curious and humble – we are learning every day, we keep things simple and everyone engaged. In our fast-moving industry, we are adaptable and life-long learners. Everyone demonstrates the same dedication to quality and efficiency. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of service. Above all, we never turn our back on a challenge. These values nurture a dynamic and innovative team where everyone can develop and grow.

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