Accounting Manager (Contract) at Remitly

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At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

The Role:

As a member of Remitly’s Customer Transactional Accounting Program (CTAP), you will report to our Controller as an accomplished Accounting Manager who is excited by the opportunity to make a big impact in a growing Company. The opportunity to work with us starts as soon as you are ready and will extend until the end of September.

In this role you will:

  • Oversee the Order to Cash process, which includes proper accounting and analyses of revenue, cost of sales, cash, customer liabilities, foreign exchange gains/losses, and reserve estimates 
  • Determine the accounting impact of new products and services, revenue streams and distribution channels
  • Lead a team to develop technical solutions to optimize data management and improve our processes through data preparation, analysis, and prototyping models with a focus on increasing process efficiencies while maintaining accuracy.
  • Build a working relationship with our partners to ensure the delivery of high-quality financial information.
  • Work with product and treasury teams to ensure accuracy and efficiency of accounting and financial analyses
  • Use technical knowledge to serve as the expert on revenue, customer incentives, cash, foreign exchange translation, and customer liability accounting.
  • Be the primary liaison for the Order to Cash process for the financial audit. 

Who You Are:

  • You have a bachelor’s or master's degree in accounting, business, or finance and 5+ years of professional experience in an accounting or financial role. Management experience preferred.
  • You drive toward continuous improvement and have experience streamlining processes
  • You are a master of balance and prioritization in a changing and growing business
  • You have a deep familiarity with data manipulation using tools such as Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets). You have lots of experience analyzing and working with large datasets.
  • You use data to clearly explain decisions to individual contributors while leading them to reach common goals
  • You tenaciously accomplish your commitments, no matter how small.

Who we are

Remitly is a group of passionate people working to make international payments easier and more transparent on both the web and mobile devices. We are looking for team members to join us that want to make a difference and change an industry. We pride ourselves on aiming high and delivering results, data being at the heart of everything we do, and encouraging our team to own business decisions and outcomes. Sound like the place for you? Join us.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals looking for employment at Remitly are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • JIRAManagement


Remitly is in the heart of downtown Seattle. Situated near tons of bars and restaurants, with easy access to public transport, it's an ideal location.

What are Remitly Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Remitly's executive leadership is as diverse as our staff, and our Director of Diversity & Inclusion is focused on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Remitly offers the opportunity to purchase stock options through its Equity Incentive Plan.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 20.5 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Remitly sponsors family-oriented events semi-annually (e.g., holiday party and company picnic).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All King County-based employees receive the ORCA Card transportation benefit on day one. The ORCA Card can be used on all regular buses, Regional Rail, and a few other modes of transportation.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Remitly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and the flavored Bevi water you can handle.
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Remitly hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
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