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Senior Accounts Payable Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Manila, Philippines
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Job Description:

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do.

About the Role:

We're searching for a Sr Accounts Payable Specialist to join Remitly’s Finance team, reporting to our AP Lead under the Accounting Operations function. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual contributor with a bias for action who is excited by the opportunity to make a big impact in a fast-paced and dynamically growing Company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review the work of our Accounts Payable Specialist, ensure proper coding, review payment registers. Review set up of new vendors in the ERP system, ensure that all applicable documents are provided, follow up with business owners if necessary to ensure all documents are in place.

  • Primarily responsible for Global, Manila, Disbursement, Customer Refund, Liquidation, and Employee Reimbursement payables.

  • Ensure timely and accurate payment of vendor invoices across multiple subsidiaries in multiple currencies.

  • Ensure that corresponding journal entries related to Employee Advances and Reimbursements are recorded in a timely manner

  • Assist the AP Lead with the maintenance of the invoice approval hierarchy.

  • Assist the AP Lead with maintaining the AP Inbox and responding to inquiries from internal stakeholders and vendors.

  • Ensure vendor payables are paid in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to departmental procedures.

  • Resolve vendor payable set-up and payment issues.

  • Identify issues with open payables timely and collaborate with accounts payable team members in Manila, Managua, and in Seattle to resolve.

  • Ensure consistency of application of internal controls over the procure to pay process.

  • Prepares and submits Weekly Summary of Payment Registers to the Treasury Department for cash forecast.

  • Assist in Cash Reconciliation by comparing and investigating cash in and out from different bank portals.

Job Qualifications:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or finance

  • 5+ years of professional experience in an accounts payable specialist role

  • Experience with NetSuite or similar ERP system is a plus.

  • Experience with various payment methods a plus.

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Great attention to details

  • Proficiency in Excel

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills

Who we are:

Remitly is a group of passionate people working to make international payments easier and more transparent on both the web and mobile devices. We are seeking team members to join us that want to make a difference and change an industry. We pride ourselves on aiming high and delivering results, data being at the heart of everything we do, and encouraging our team to own business decisions and outcomes. Sound like the place for you? Join us.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.