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FP&A Analyst



Managua, Nicaragua
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

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 incredibly 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 into everything we do. Join over 1,800 employees across 9 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

As a Financial Analyst on the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team, your primary focus will be on developing and managing accurate forecasts, driving insight and transparency into financial performance, and optimizing expense and resource allocation to drive efficiencies. This position works cross-functionally with business partners and stakeholders, owns expense management projects, and continuously seeks areas for long term improvement. In addition to your core responsibilities, you will also play a pivotal role in driving special value adding projects. Your ability to work collaboratively, execute on commitments, and attention to detail will be crucial in this role.

Effective communication and collaboration with cross-functional teams will be essential as you provide actionable recommendations based on financial analysis and insights. Your role will contribute to the successful execution of business initiatives, the evolution of the finance team's processes, and team objectives and key results. Strong project management skills, analytical and critical thinking, and a solid grasp of financial planning concepts are vital for excelling in this position.


  • Financial Analysis: Analyze financial data to identify variances in OpEx categories and recommend corrective actions for cost optimization.
  • Forecasting: Prepare financial forecasts and projections, including OpEx breakdowns to ensure efficient resource allocation.
  • Planning: Participate in the annual budgeting process, focusing on aligning OpEx with strategic objectives for cost optimization.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare insightful financial reports, dashboarding, and presentations for business partners and stakeholders.
  • Business Partnering: Collaborate with business partners and cross-functional teams to provide financial insights and support decision-making that aligns with business objectives.
  • Resource Allocation: Manage operational expenses and headcount to optimize resource allocation and cost efficiency.
  • Continuous improvement: Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency, drive scale, and improve forecast accuracy.
  • Project Management: Experience in leading and managing complex financial projects from inception to completion, for example:
  • Cost Optimization: Identify areas to optimize costs, develop financial models to quantify the potential savings, and track the progress of the initiative.
  • Business Process Improvements: Identify and implement improvements to the financial planning and analysis processes such as streamlining data collection procedures, automating tasks, or developing new reporting templates.
  • Enhancing financial reporting: providing more transparency into finances, working towards more real-time results, and providing actionable insights to support business decisions.

You Have:

  • Finance Background: A bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field.
  • Progressive Experience: 4+ years of relevant experience in finance roles, with increase scope and responsibility
  • Accounting Knowledge: Strong understanding of accounting concepts and ability to navigate the general ledger
  • Expense and Headcount Management: Prior experience in managing OPEX, CAPEX, and Headcount expenses with a drive for cost efficiency.
  • Financial Modeling: Strong background in developing and working with financial forecast models, long-range planning, and business case support.
  • Project Management: Successful track record of leading financial projects, especially those involving the creation of complex financial models.
  • Motivated: Self-driven, eager to take the lead on projects with a bias for action.
  • Prioritization skills: Maintaining an attention to detail while balancing workload and delivering on timelines
  • Business Partnering Experience: Demonstrated experience collaborating with business partners and cross-functional teams and providing financial insights to support business decisions.
  • FP&A Tool: Prior experience with Adaptive, NetSuite, Workday, Coupa, G Suite, and OfficeConnect is a plus

Our Benefits:

  • In Site Subsidized Meals
  • Transportation
  • Premium Language Bonus
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Private Life Insurance
  • On site Clinic and Remitly Doctor
  • Continuous learning tools & certification programs
  • Reduced Working Hours per Week (from 48 to 40)
  • Two consecutive days off

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.