Program Manager - Finance & Accounting

With over a million customers trusting PayJoy, it’s increasingly important that our apps and services operate with integrity and high availability while keeping our customers' data confidential.

This role will support the financial planning, local accounting setup, and capital supply fulfillment of PayJoy’s LatAm expansion.  

Building on the success of PayJoy’s phone finance business, you will be required to think creatively as PayJoy expands into new, unfamiliar markets throughout Latin America. You will work closely with the finance, accounting, and capital markets departments in San Francisco and Mexico in order to manage day-to-day financial management and execution. You will also help drive efficiencies and process improvements in the financial management of the regional expansion. This position demands exceptional collaboration skills, as you will need to work closely with multiple internal teams, as well as external law firms, accounting firms, and occasionally commercial partners. You must possess excellent communication skills, outstanding attention to detail, and an unrestrained drive to support and contribute to PayJoy's aggressive expansion.

Responsibilities:

  • Launch new markets across Latam by driving / creating the key finance, accounting, and capital components in conjunction with functional leads
  • Serve as the trusted business partner to the rest of the organization, providing visibility and ongoing analysis around regional expansion plans and operational efficiencies. 
  • Work closely with the Regional Expansion team to define Quarterly and Annual budgets.
  • Participate in the development of presentations to inform the Senior Management of ongoing regional expansion performance and budget developments.
  • Manage spend execution, reporting, forecasting, and analysis.
  • Manage vendor relationships and support timely invoice payments.
  • Ad hoc financial analysis and reporting. 
  • Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, with 5+ years experience in Business Control, Finance, or Accounting. 
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact with Senior Management.
  • Ability to multitask effectively and change course in a fast-paced environment, working in team environments or independently, to deliver key materials and meet critical deadlines.
  • Strong MS Office and Google Office Suite skills; Excel, Powerpoint, and Word.
  • Spanish & English required.
  • Desired qualifications:

  • MBA preferred.
  • Experience with GAAP and IFRS accounting standards.
  • Experience with Netsuite, or similar ERPs.
  • Openness to travel up to 50% depending on regional business needs.
  • Benefits:

  • Company-funded health insurance for employee and immediate family 
  • Company local holidays
  • 15 vacation days (20 at 3rd year)
  • Unlimited sick leave 
  • Annual fitness benefit ($500USD)
  • Annual professional development benefit ($2,000USD)
  • International travel benefit ($2,000USD)
  • Christmas bonus 20 days
  • Vacations 15 days
  • Vacation bonus 50% 
  • $2,000 MXN / monthly pantry vouchers
  • Phone finance benefit
  • About PayJoy
    PayJoy's mission is to deliver access to credit to the next billion people in emerging markets worldwide. Our unique mobile locking technology gives customers the ability to afford their first smartphone on credit, using the phone itself as collateral, and then provides further access to credit to help weather life's unexpected financial surprises and climb the ladder of economic well-being.

    Founded in 2015, today PayJoy has reached millions of customers in a dozen countries around the globe, including Mexico, Brazil, India, Kenya, and South Africa, and is on a strong growth path with support from major industry partners to bring credit to millions in the near future.

    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.

    PayJoy Principles
    Finance for the next billion * Ownership * Break Through Walls * High-Bandwidth Communication * Transparency & Directness * Focus on Scale * Work-Life Balance * Embrace Diversity


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