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Senior Accountant

Remitly, Manila, Philippines

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Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Singapore and Australia
  • Accounts Payable and Disbursement
    1. Create manual wires using Operations Bank Account for:
      1. AP’s processed via OCR and approved by the Head of Finance, APAC, as indicated in the weekly payment register.
      2. Payroll per Vendor’s approved report.
      3. Reimbursements approved via Concur.
      4. Tax Assessments approved by the Tax Director.
      5. Other business payments.
    2. Request and monitor authorization of wires created.
    3. Enter the wires into Netsuite as AP Payments.
    4. Prepare periodic cash flow forecasts and request for cash funding from the Seattle Office if needed.
    5. Vendor Management in coordination with the AP Team.
    6. Send proof of payments to vendors and ensure all vendor receipts are received on time.

 

  • General Accounting
    1. Regular bookkeeping function which include but is not limited to accruals, amortization of prepayments and payroll entries, etc.
    2. Monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliation and financial statements preparation.
    3. Preparation and update of subsidiary ledgers supporting each account in the financial statements using Floqast.

 

  • Customer Transaction Accounting Program (CTAP)
    1. Be a key contributor, leveraging technical accounting knowledge to serve as the subject matter expert on the Order to Cash process, which includes proper accounting and analyses of revenue, cost of sales, cash, customer incentives, customer receivables and liabilities, foreign exchange transactions, and reserves
    2. For the assigned GL accounts:
      1. create and record Journal Entries.
      2. reconciliation between the GL and the subledger including investigation and resolution of discrepancies.
      3. analysis of trends and variances to expected outcomes; and
      4. preparation of monthly activity reports

 

  1. Work cross-functionally with customer support and product teams to ensure completeness and accuracy of accounts through activities such as investigating and reconciling customer discrepancies and providing necessary details to respond to Enterprise Customer invoicing or reporting concerns.
  2. Ensure account balances are complete and accurate by establishing and maintaining a framework to monitor, investigate, and resolve issues
  3. Assist in conducting technical accounting research and drafting technical documentation, working closely with internal stakeholders to determine the business impact of new accounting standards and the accounting implications of changes in the business including new clients and product launches.
  4. Assist in developing and enforcing accounting policies and procedures while maintaining a strong internal control environment.
  • Assist in fulfilling audit requests.
  • Other tasks may be required.

 

  1. Manila / Philippines
  • Alternate / Backup processor for the roles of Senior Accountant, Manila Finance Operations.

 

  1. Other APAC Countries
  • Parts or some items in Section I of this Job Description may be applicable to other Asia Pacific countries, to be identified upon opening of new Remitly offices.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with three years or more experience in Finance and/or Accounting in a similar role.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Experience working in NetSuite preferred
  • At least a mid-level of proficiency with MS Excel.
  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication.
  • Self-starter who works well in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
  • Curiosity and strong ability to dive into details and drive insights from data. Understanding not only what is happening but why it is happening.
  • Great attention to detail, patient and has passion for work.
  • Ability to follow instructions both in person and remotely.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Would be here for the long run.

About Remitly

Remitly is the largest independent digital remittance company headquartered in the United States, transferring over $2 billion in annualized volume from its customers in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada to loved ones throughout the world. The company’s proprietary global transfer network includes its easy-to-use mobile app, which makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, including World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders’ Co-Op, and TomorrowVentures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, with additional offices in London, the Philippines, and Nicaragua. Remitly Fast Facts: Established in 2011, Remitly got its start in the United States helping people send money to the Philippines 300 employees worldwide in 4 locations: Seattle, London, Manila, and Nicaragua Allows people to send money from 3 countries: United States, United Kingdom, and Canada Helps people receive money in 10 countries: Philippines, India, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Peru Remitly customers send over $2 billion in annual remittance volume around the globe Global network of over 40,000 bank and cash payout partners Raised $100 million total in financing from Stripes Group, Vulcan Capital, World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), DFJ, DN Capital, Bezos Expeditions and Trilogy Equity Partners

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