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Accounting Manager



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Manila, Philippines
Posted on Sunday, April 21, 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 an Accounting Manager to join Remitly's Global Corporate Accounting team. The Accounting Manager will play a crucial role in overseeing and managing the financial operations of the Accounting Department. This individual will support a team of accounting personnel, ensure accurate financial reporting, maintain compliance with regulations, and contribute to strategic financial decisions.

You Will:

  • Analyze current procedures. Recommend, develop, and drive process improvements to achieve efficiency and scalability within the Accounting organization.
  • Engage & collaborate with a team of accounting staff while fostering a collaborative and positive work environment.
  • Support in the month-end close process of reviewing journal entries, analysis of trends and variances to expected outcomes, and analysis of financial system outputs.
  • Collaborating with other departments with goal setting, strategy creation, and decision making
  • Collaborate regularly with business partners to ensure accurate accounting for monthly accruals and new business initiatives.
  • Build efficient and reliable processes and policies across partner teams to systematically eliminate dependencies and defects.
  • Support external audit processes and escalate any inefficiencies to management.
  • Conduct accounting research and draft documentation working closely with internal stakeholders to determine the impact of new accounting standards and the accounting implications of changes in the business.
  • Ensure internal controls, policies, and procedures are documented and followed appropriately with audit trails for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Support ad hoc financial information request/audit request and analyses and other special projects as assigned.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and 5+ years of experience
  • CPA or public accounting experience preferred
  • Knowledge of US GAAP & Sarbanes-Oxley 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 a plus
  • Experience analyzing and working with large data sets and familiarity with data management tools such as Excel and SQL
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven time management skills and experience with leading projects related to process improvements or new initiatives

Our Benefits:

  • Rice Allowance
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Accident and Life Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Mental Health & Family Forming 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 equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.