Sr. Accountant EMEA - Cork

Cork, Ireland

At Remitly, we help people around the world send over $12 billion around the globe inspired by our mission to accomplish our promise to immigrants to send money across the world. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. We want 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.

For over 10 years, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to expats and 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 with access to banking. Join over 1,600 employees across 9 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

We accomplish our vision and mission by focusing on culture. We've created Remitly's Cultural Values, which embody how an exemplary Remitly team member and the overall Remitly team works to deliver on promises to customers everyday. That starts with putting customers at the centre of everything we do.

About the Role:

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.

The Role

We're searching for a Senior Accountant to join Remitly’s growing Finance team, reporting to our EMEA Head of Finance. This role will be responsible for management of the day to day accounting operations of Remitly’s Irish and UK entities, including payroll and accounts payable as well as ownership of the month end close processes.  You will leverage experience in statutory compliance to lead efforts in ensuring financial statement audits and statutory filings are managed and completed efficiently. You’ll accomplish this through partnering closely with the global finance team, building relationships with local outsourced providers and with internal stakeholders in HR, Legal and Site Management.

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for the monthly accounting close for Remitly’s Irish and UK entities - variance analysis, and commentary thereof. 
  • Subject matter expert in statutory financial reporting framework and able to reconcile US GAAP to the statutory financial reporting framework.
  • Key point of contact for the completion of statutory audits of European entities including statutory financial statement preparation, coordination with external audit firms and internal stakeholders
  • Manage the day to day accounting operations of Remitly’s EMEA operations including oversight of accounts payable, expense processing and operational banking matters.
  • Preparation of financial analysis for regulatory reporting required for Remitly’s regulators 
  • Ensuring adequate financial controls are in place, documented and regularly reviewed for EMEA entities.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives and projects as required.
  • Support employees in the European regional offices as the financial point of contact.

 

Who You Are

  • 5+ years progressive experience in an Accounting or Finance role
  • Undergraduate degree in business, finance or accounting; CPA or Chartered Accountant required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of FRS 102 and US GAAP, current trends, and developments
  • Experienced in international statutory audit and compliance 
  • Experience succeeding in a dynamic, fast-paced, ambiguous, and highly entrepreneurial business environment 
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal) and partnership skills
  • Some travel will be required to UK and US offices

 

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 seeking 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 seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard 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