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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly’s vision is to transform lives with trusted financial services that transcend borders. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to people who send money around the world. Today, we are reimagining global financial services and building products that extend beyond traditional barriers to give customers access to more of the services they need, no matter where they call home. Join over 2,700 employees worldwide who are growing their careers with purpose and connection with our customers while having a positive impact on millions of people around the globe.

About the Role:

We're searching for a Senior Accountant to join Remitly's Global Corporate Accounting team, reporting to the Senior Manager of Corporate Accounting. As a senior accountant on the Accounting team, you will be an important contributor to our financial statements by supporting the global accounting processes.

You Will:

  • Coordinate with our global teams to process and report foreign subsidiaries' results.
  • Support acquisition and integration activities, including developing integrating and optimizing the consolidation process.
  • Ensure internal controls and procedures are documented and followed with audit trails for the compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Conduct accounting research and drafting documentation working with team members to determine the impact of new accounting standards and the accounting implications of changes in the business.
  • Manage multiple projects (ie. new system implementations/integrations) & analysis to ensure balances are complete and accurate by establishing and maintaining a framework to monitor, investigate and resolve issues
  • Support month-end close by recording journal entries and preparing balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Develop, expand and improve month-end close and help drive the reduction of the close timeline by assessing and streamlining close-related activities
  • Support ad hoc financial information request/audit request and analyses and other special projects as assigned

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and 3+ years of experience
  • CPA or public accounting experience
  • Knowledge of US GAAP required
  • Strong technical accounting background
  • Experience with streamlining processes and/or design and implementation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Experience working in NetSuite or similar ERP systems
  • Experience analyzing and working with large data sets and familiarity with data management tools such as Excel and SQL a plus
  • Alignment to our mission and values

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $100,000 -$125,000. In the U.S., Remitly employees are shareholders in our Company and equity is part of our total compensation plan. Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Our Benefits:

  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Paid parental, medical, military and family care leave.
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

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.