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Accounts Payable Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Managua, Nicaragua
Posted on Friday, September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Title: AP Specialist

Location: Managua, Nicaragua

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products on the planet. For more than 10 years, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard-earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched banking product, Passbook. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 1,600 employees across 9 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

The Role

We're searching for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join Remitly’s Finance team, reporting to our Disbursements Manager. 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.

What You’ll Do

  • Process vendor payable bills - enter bills in the ERP system and prepare weekly payment registers according to company policy.

  • Process, organize and file physical bills in compliance with Nicaraguan law.

  • Work with vendors in person at Remitly office.

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

  • Troubleshoot issues with vendors regarding vendor payable set up and payments.

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

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

Who You Are

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

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

  • Great attention to detail.

  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills, including fluency in English.

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

  • Experience with various payment methods is a plus.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Proficiency in Excel.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman’s potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

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