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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Manila, Philippines
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 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 in everything we do.

About the Role:

The Senior Accountant prepares journal entries, reconciles and maintains sub-ledgers to general ledgers, including investigation and resolution of discrepancies, analysis of trends and variances to expected outcomes; and prepares monthly activity reports for the assigned accounts and subsidiaries of Remitly.

This Senior Accountant will have these primary responsibilities:

This role will be focusing on the end-to-end accounting for a new Remitly product including but not limited to:

a. Accounting for daily incoming and disbursements

b. Bank reconciliations

c. Reconciliation and monitoring of customer liabilities and funds

d. Coordination with Accounting Products and Treasury for process alignment/ improvement

e. Participate in projects and automation initiatives


  • 3 to 5 years of general accounting experience including cash reconciliation and flux analysis

  • Background in Fintech company preferred

  • CPA preferred but not mandatory

  • Working knowledge of SQL

  • Good excel skills, working knowledge of Power BI preferred

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Willing to work on early morning shift (6am to 3pm)

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