Senior Financial Analyst (Seattle or US Remote)

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 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:

The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Finance Manager in the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team and lead headcount planning and operating expense management processes and support business owners across Remitly. This is a high visibility role with tons of opportunity to learn about a wide range of business departments and grow as a finance professional.

  • Run the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting process for operating expenses by gathering inputs from multiple collaborators and enter into the financial planning system.
  • Create monthly reports to assess actuals against budget and explain variances to budget owners.
  • Manage headcount planning and monthly reconciliation, ensuring all costs are tracked and reflected in the appropriate cost centers.
  • Work with accounting to support the month end close process, review GL reports and identify coding issues.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis to make decisions.

You Will:

  • Become a trusted finance partner who can offer subject matter expertise and strategic insights
  • Find opportunities to improve current processes
  • Develop financial cost models and maintain forecast accuracy

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting or a related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience in a financial analysis or accounting role
  • Deep familiarity with data manipulation using tools such as MS Excel, Google Sheets to maintain complex spreadsheets and functions or macros.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting rules, including accrual and amortization, and understanding its impact on forecasting
  • Experience using a planning tool (e.g. Adaptive a plus) and financial modeling
  • Passion for continuous improvement of processes and seek opportunities for automation
  • You love analyzing data and think critically to connect the dots to identify problems and implement solutions
  • You are comfortable with large volumes of complex data and presenting findings to senior management

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