Senior Accountant, Compensation

Seattle, WA

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:

Remitly's Operational Accounting Program ("OAP") is core to our business. We are responsible for all the accounting and reconciliation of our operational P&L. As a senior accountant on the OAP Accounting team, you will be a key contributor to the company's financial statements by supporting the month-end close process, and ensuring accurate and timely reporting.

You Will:

  • Accounting for Company equity transactions, including stock-based compensation expense and employee stock purchase program accounting
  • Performing and validating the fair value assumptions of employee option grants and employee stock purchase program
  • Recording journal entries, preparing balance sheet reconciliations and equity roll-forwards
  • Enhancing and maintaining the appropriate equity databases to ensure the accuracy at all times
  • Partnering with payroll, accounting and tax teams on all equity reporting
  • Performing and validating reports from the equity databases, including investor ownership, participants' summary and details
  • Ensuring that internal controls, policies and procedures are documented and followed appropriately with audit trails for the compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Collaborating with the HR team to ensure equity compensation is included in the compensation analysis
  • Assisting equity-related education materials in collaboration with the HR and legal teams

Assist the financial reporting team with:

  • Calculating basic and diluted earnings-per-share
  • Preparing the equity footnote and Statement of Shareholders' Equity
  • Research and documentation for equity transactions in accordance with US GAAP
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual financial statement footnote disclosures for filings following U.S. GAAP and SEC requirements

Serve as a backup for:

  • Payroll processing
  • Accounting for payroll accounts including recording journal entries and preparing account reconciliations
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You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience in an accounting or similar role
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • Experience working in NetSuite, Oracle or other ERP preferred
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Self-starter who works well in a fast-paced, ambiguous 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
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Our Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA or FSA plan, if you choose one
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. 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