Senior Finance Manager, Marketing Finance

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:

The Senior Finance Manager reports to the Director of FP&A and owns the model for marketing expenses and new customer growth for our remittance business. This is a high visibility and high impact role. You will collaborate with senior stakeholders in marketing and business management to shape our $100-150M annual budget, measure success, and drive accountability against our targets. Your work will directly inform our growth expectations and shape company strategy.

You Will:


  • Own our budget, integrating top-down and bottom-up models of new customer growth at different levels of granularity to produce a high-certainty annual plan and support rolling quarterly forecasts
  • Develop expense management frameworks that inform how we make trade-offs, de-risk our operating plan, and drive strategic decision-making
  • Facilitate scenario analysis for executive audiences and support the standardization of business cases across the company
  • Measure ROI by using financial data to surface views of CAC, LTV, and payback periods for invested marketing capital
  • Dive deep into the world of performance marketing, developing rich subject matter expertise
  • Manage data flows between marketing and accounting teams by developing a deep understanding of our internal platforms, schemas, and data relationships
  • Support how we manage a broad array of marketing investments, such as creative production, brand spend, and community marketing, and define how these areas scale with our variable spend
  • Build scalable tools and processes that reflect how we analyze (and keep up with) our diverse customer base
  • Steward the deployment of a large experimental marketing budget across North America and International regions

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting or a related field
  • 6+ years of professional experience in a financial analysis or accounting role
  • Experience explaining data-based decisions to individual contributors and leadership
  • Experience in sales, marketing, or business team financial planning and reporting
  • Familiarity with the marketing data landscape, including significant channels and promotional strategies
  • Experience using a finance planning tool (such as Adaptive Insights)
  • Passion for continuous improvement of processes and seek opportunities for automation
  • Passion for analyzing data to connect the dots to identify problems and implement solutions
  • Comfort with large volumes of complex data and presenting findings to senior management
  • Deep familiarity with data manipulation using tools such as MS Excel, Google Sheets to maintain complex spreadsheets and functions or macros
  • Intermediate or higher SQL (or equivalent) proficiency

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