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Analytics Engineer, Finance | UK

Taptap Send

Taptap Send

Accounting & Finance, Data Science
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Our Mission
Reduce inequity by helping immigrants move money home, and become the leading cross-border fintech for emerging markets.
The Team
-> Founded by Harvard grads / 3rd-time founders --- also founded Segovia (successful exit) and GiveDirectly (>300M revenue, fastest-growing NGO).
-> Top performers from top and varied organizations (e.g., Bain, Bolt, Google, McKinsey, SafeBoda, Uber, Zipline) --- we like moving fast, and we hire people that do as well.
-> Driven by mission, guided by values (see below) – in deed, not just word.
-> Team as global as the mission, >30 languages from 25 countries (i.e., if you’re interested in learning to make Chicken Moambe, we’re the place).
About Us
Taptap Send is backed by top VCs (Spark, Canaan, Reid Hoffman, Breyer Capital, etc.), rapidly growing and a great place for those looking for both impact and a fast-paced tech startup environment. Read more about the journey in Reid Hoffman’s words or TechCrunch article
Launched in 2019, Taptap is tapping into a transformative shift in global finance: from banks to phones. While this has affected wealthier countries as well, it has been nothing short of a revolution for the emerging markets where the overwhelming majority of population had been unable to access digital finance previously. Taptap Send allows immigrants to send money home instantly and with no fee*, saving money in the process. With a formal market size of >700B alone, we’ve got a lot more saving to do for our users. Our mission is to reduce inequity by helping immigrants move money home, and become the leading cross-border fintech for emerging markets. And that’s just the beginning...
Our Investors
Spark Capital, Canaan, Reid Hoffman, Breyer Capital (Jim Breyer), Unbound (Shravin Mittal), Wamda (Fadi Ghandour), Firstminute Capital, Slow Ventures (Sam Lessin), Helios Partners (Souleymane Ba), Crossbeam Ventures (Ali Hamed), Nikesh Arora, Samih Toukan, and many other context-specific angels
*We charge fees for transfers on fixed exchange rate corridors (e.g., XOF, XAF).
The Role
We are looking for an insightful, proactive Analytics Engineer to help us in our next phase of growth. If you’re excited about building models in dbt, generating business-critical insights, pursuing complex problems and influencing our financial strategy as we scale, then this is the role for you!
No challenge is too small -- or too large! You’ll work in our Finance team, reporting to our Data Scientist, and with significant exposure to our CFO, CPO and teams across the company, including Treasury, Engineering and Markets.
The role is full-time and hybrid. We have a new office in Borough Market, London – the Finance team generally gathers in person at least twice a week.


  • Improve and extend our mission critical financial models in dbt
  • Own BaU financial data processes, partnering with various stakeholders to deliver timely, accurate insights
  • Redesign our key financial dashboards as we scale our operations and add new products
  • Become a Financial Data SME – someone who understands the in’s and out’s of our monthly numbers, and is able to take initiative to dig into/solve analytics issues proactively
  • Contributes to our cross-functional analytics community – e.g. by peer reviewing code or sharing knowledge at our weekly meetups


  • 2+ years working in an analytical role at a financial institution or tech startup
  • Strong SQL skills, and able to handle large & complex data structures from multiple sources
  • Experience with dbt preferred; proficiency with Python or R a plus
  • Experience building dashboards with business intelligence tools, such as Looker or Mode
  • Able to work at pace with stakeholders
  • Combines an eye for detail, with a pragmatic attitude to getting things done, and a ‘no task too small’ mentality
  • The ability to work independently and balance priorities
  • The right to work in London
Impact first.
Team next.
Accept reality.
Propose solutions.
Win with grit.
Be proactively candid, with yourself and others.
Love the particular.
Own it.
Create positive energy.
Maybe, even have fun.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Taptap Send is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment decisions are decided on the basis of qualifications, experience and business need. We strongly encourage applications who are members of underrepresented communities to apply.
If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to let us know. Any information you provide us in this respect will only be used to accommodate your requirements.
Note: we recognize imposter syndrome is real - any candidate that does not perfectly fit every characteristic of this role is still strongly encouraged to apply.