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Accounting Automation Lead

PayJoy

PayJoy

Accounting & Finance
Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023
About PayJoy
PayJoy is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping a billion people around the world step into the modern financial system for the first time and supporting them on a path to financial success. Founded in 2015, PayJoy’s “secret sauce” technology turns a smartphone into collateral to jumpstart unbanked consumers into the credit system. We reached profitability in 2020, reaching 8 million happy customers and over a billion dollars of sales in 2023.
This Role
We are excited to introduce a unique opportunity for a dynamic finance professional to join our Finance team as an Accounting Automation Lead. This pivotal role will drive the implementation of Netsuite across six countries and spearhead the automation efforts within the accounting function.

Responsibilities

  • Netsuite Implementation: Lead the end-to-end implementation of Netsuite, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure a smooth transition. Customize Netsuite to meet the accounting and reporting requirements of each country.
  • Automation Strategy: Develop a comprehensive automation strategy for the accounting function. Identify processes that can be streamlined, standardized, and automated using appropriate technologies and tools.
  • Process Mapping: Analyze existing accounting processes, identify pain points, and design optimized processes that incorporate automation. Create process maps and documentation for reference.
  • Technology Selection: Evaluate and select automation tools and technologies that align with the company's goals and accounting needs. Consider factors such as scalability, integration capabilities, and user-friendliness.
  • Workflow Design: Design and implement automated workflows for routine accounting tasks, approvals, and reporting. Ensure data accuracy and consistency throughout the automation process.
  • Data Migration: Manage the migration of financial data from legacy systems to Netsuite. Ensure data integrity and reconcile any discrepancies during the migration process.
  • Change Management: Develop a change management plan to ensure smooth adoption of new processes and systems. Provide training and support to accounting teams in various countries.
  • Performance Monitoring: Establish KPIs and performance metrics to measure the effectiveness of automation initiatives. Continuously monitor and refine automated processes for optimal outcomes.
  • Internal Collaboration: Collaborate with IT, Operations, and other relevant departments to align automation efforts with broader business objectives.
  • Team Leadership: Lead a team of automation specialists and work collaboratively with international teams to ensure alignment and successful implementation.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or related field. CPA or equivalent qualification preferred.
  • Extensive experience of 4 years in accounting, finance, or related roles, with a strong understanding of automated accounting systems.
  • Proven experience in leading large-scale system implementations, preferably Netsuite or similar ERP systems.
  • Solid grasp of accounting principles and processes, as well as financial reporting requirements.
  • Proficiency in process mapping, workflow design, and automation technologies.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience in change management and training for technology adoption.

Benefits

  • Company-funded Health and Dental Insurance for employees and immediate family members
  • Life insurance
  • 20 days of Christmas bonus
  • 50% Vacation premium
  • 13% Saving funds
  • 2,000 MXN monthly grocery coupons
  • 20 days paid Vacation
  • 2,000 USD annual International Business Travel allowance
  • 2,000 USD annual Professional Development allowance
  • 500 USD annual Fitness allowance
  • 500 USD Phone Finance allowance
  • 250 USD Home Office equipment allowance
  • 200 USD Headphone allowance
PayJoy is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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