Director, Business Finance
Remitly's Finance organization centers on our “North Star”- generating customer and shareholder value through financial innovation, powered by operational excellence. Additionally, we embrace our four guiding principles: 1) Invest time to align inclusively and gain clarity, 2) Prioritize with value creation in mind, 3) Deliver what we prioritize, 4) Take pride in our outcomes.
To help us achieve our organizational intent, we’re hiring for Director, Business Finance, reporting to the Vice President, FP&A. This role will be based in Seattle or London, with global teams reporting into the role. It is expected that the role will lead a team of 5-7 individuals.
Inspire and develop the business finance team, building a culture of strong partnership and inclusion to drive optimal outcomes
Partner effectively with and earn the trust of key executives and business stakeholders across the company
Drive accurate reporting, analysis and insights on the financial performance of the business across all key areas impacting unit economics and margins: pricing, marketing, transaction expenses and customer service costs
Lead the development of P&Ls relating to geo/regional, corridor level and new products on the foundations of unit economics principles and models
Provide insights and recommendations for business performance improvements through the lens of financial data and key drivers of performance
Develop standard financial reports that can be self-served by various business stakeholders to enable them to be make informed decisions
Own the accuracy of forecasts and continuously improve models and processes to improve forecast accuracy
Partner effectively across finance teams, Investor Relations, Accounting, Tax, business teams, etc, as needed across the company
Develop finance talent and build a strong bench over time
Champion use of data, metrics to enable teams to make informed ROI based decisions
Role model how we aim for our organizational North Star
What are we looking for?
Functional chops: 10-15 years proven finance/FP&A experience in a Fintech or technology company
Successfully navigated fast growing, global customer first cultures
Experience working in a matrix environment with multiple international sites
Earned credibility given deep knowledge of business performance drivers, KPIs
Ability to build and lead rhythm of the business inputs/outcomes: budgets, forecasting, planning, analysis, reporting to name a few
Experience in building high performing teams with the ability to create the foundation for the future in a rapidly changing environment.
Mastery of financial modeling and data analysis in excel.
Excellent influencing, communication, and presentation skills at the executive level.
Exceptional project management and organizational skills with proven experience leading complex, large-scale, global projects.
Excellent troubleshooting skills with ability to drive solutions cross-functionally.
Desire to hire and develop diverse teams, build a culture of inclusion
A pulse on the Fintech market, able to infuse competitive and principled approaches
Flexible paid time off
Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
Company contributions to your HSA or FSA plan, if you choose one
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees
Continuing education and corridor travel benefits
Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.