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Junior Finance Operations Manager (US timezone)



Accounting & Finance, Operations
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Remofirst empowers employers to be free from geographical boundaries when accessing talent, allowing employees to pursue opportunities wherever they may exist. We are on a mission to be the FIRST to truly revolutionize the industry and be a generational company.

Our platform offers a full-range people management tool, employee benefits like health insurance, and financial benefits, and enables clients to hire anyone from anywhere with one click. Remofirst manages employees and contractors for Fortune 500 companies and the best startups worldwide.

We are a small but strong team of 90+ people (and growing) hyper-focused on delivering a world-class platform and unparalleled service with our industry-leading partnerships. To help accelerate our growth and pace of delivery, we are looking for a talented Junior Finance Operations Manager to take charge of our various product lines from discovery to delivery. We are in the process of building out a world-class HR solution, and we’re bringing together a team of leaders with a passion for developing and growing.

What you'll be doing:

  • Concierge Services:
  • Communicate with clients to accurately determine which flights, types of accommodation and rates suit them
  • Book flights, change dates, and process refunds if needed
  • Book hotels and apartments, and handle payment for accommodation
  • Communicate with airlines, hotels in the event of inquiries or difficulties regarding payment, refunds, etc
  • Maintain records of all transactions, i.e. processing the payments to vendors (hotels, flight tickets etc.)
  • Maintain communication with clients in urgent situations
  • Prepare the detailed reports on Concierge services provided to Clients
  • Contractors Services:
  • Daily Monitoring of Invoices generated:
  • Check the platform daily to ensure that all contractor invoices are paid on time
  • Payment System Review:
  • Regularly review payment systems for client payments requiring specific intervention. Reconciliation of payments with Contractor invoices
  • Issue Resolution:
  • In the event of any issues, identify the cause of non-payment or incorrect payment of invoices, process the necessary payment, and suggest the client certain measures to prevent similar issues in the future
  • Invoice Management:
  • Make sure the invoices are recorded in the accounting system
  • Process Improvement:
  • Identify weaknesses in the process and propose improvements

Job responsibilities of role may change based on Finance Management discretion.

What you’ll need:

  • 2-year accounting degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • English verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work to meet set deadlines
  • Strong time management, planning, and organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze and research data and resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment and shift priorities as needed
  • Ability to seek out information and resolve issues
  • Comfortable working autonomously but within a team
  • High-level numeracy and reconciliation skills, with demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy

Why work at Remofirst?

  • Startup environment. Remofirst is an early-stage start-up. You have a voice, and can influence and grow rapidly
  • Build & Scale From Scratch. Experience hyper-growth scale and help us build a great team of professionals worldwide that can help us achieve this ambitious vision.
  • Work for a Market Leader. Scale a project that counts market-leading companies like Microsoft, Mastercard, and more as happy customers.
  • Compensation and perks are great! Competitive compensation. Work equipment of your choice. 100% remote work. PTO regulated by local statutory
  • Culture. We lead with respect, kindness, and the right to fail. We value hard, yet smart work. Diversity and inclusion are part of our DNA. As we grow and evolve, we welcome your input to help us define our culture further.