Manager, Finance Operations

Remote, Remote
Full Time
Finance & Legal
Posted on: September 07, 2022

One platform, a whole world of opportunity

Right now, the best jobs are limited to people in a handful of the world’s wealthiest cities, yet brilliant people are everywhere. Driven to overturn the status quo and distribute opportunities equally around the world, Oyster launched its global employment platform to help companies hire, pay, and care for talent anywhere.

When it comes to global employment, we walk the walk. We’re proof that companies don’t need an office to create a highly-engaged culture. Since the company’s inception in January 2020, Oyster has:

Created a fully-distributed, vibrant team of 500+ employees across 60+ countries

Established a diverse leadership team and an employee base that’s 60% female

Achieved one of the highest employee engagement scores in its class

Raised $150 million in Series C funding at a valuation of over $1 billion!

Our momentum speaks to the power of global employmentand we’re just getting started! If you want to change the world with Oyster and be empowered to work remotely while doing so, we’d love for you to apply!

Location: While this position is posted in a specific location, all of Oyster’s positions are fully remote and you can work from home. Forever. To create the best experience for our new hire (you?!) this role does require that you are based within +5 / -5 UTC

This position is responsible for developing and running a best-in-class accounts payable function, overseeing the processing of all vendor bills received from our external payroll partners. The candidate will run the day-to-day Accounts Payable (AP) operations, and directly manage a team of ~5 accounts payable specialists, working closely with Netsuite (our ERP solution) as well as with the wider finance operations team.

The candidate will have experience of managing a global, fast-moving Accounts Payable process, preferably in the context of high growth. The candidate will relish the opportunity to implement best practice Accounts Payable processes, automating the process where possible and building monthly incremental improvements into the process. Whilst deploying their years of technical Accounts Payable experience, the candidate will also need to effectively manage and develop a team of Accounts Payable specialists in order to optimize the Accounts Payable function.

What you’ll do

  • Manage, lead and mentor a team of accounts payable specialists to ensure all vendor bills are processed in Netsuite accurately, completely, and on a timely basis
  • Lead the tracking and monitoring of vendor bill progress in a given month
  • Lead the Accounts Payable team in following up with vendors relating to errors, data queries, validation discrepancies, credit notes
  • Key contributor to automation initiatives and design of the AP policies and procedures
  • Constantly improve the Accounts Payable operating process while ensuring compliance with internal and legal standards
  • Constantly seek deep understanding of the business and keep the pace with updates in a dynamic environment.
  • Develop Accounts Payable methodologies guidelines and implement strong controls, segregation of duties and compliance procedures in the AP area.
  • Lead the internal projects and actively participate in the cross-functional projects
  • Build and sustain a strong working relationship with the vendors and the internal stakeholders

What we’re looking for

  • At least 7 years of Accounts Payable experience, at least 3 years in an Accounts Payable manager role
  • In-depth knowledge of optimising ERP solutions to deliver an effective Accounts Payable process (Netsuite experience preferable)
  • Experience coaching and building a team
  • Experience in Google Doc/MS Office applications (Google Sheets/Excel-advanced) and ERP systems (Netsuite preferred)
  • Experience of delivering quality results in high growth/volume, global AP environment
  • Clear and concise communicator; both orally and in writing
  • Detail-oriented and highly organised working methods
  • Strong managerial, development and coaching skills
  • Accounting (or similar) qualification a plus
  • Payroll experience is a plus

You’ll also need…

  • A reliable home internet connection (or be able to get one)
  • Fluent English language skills

How we work together at Oyster

Our values guide the work we do, the decisions we make, and the culture that makes us special. We elevate talent. We build trust. We thrive together.

Our mission is to create a more equal worldone global hire at a time. Everything we do ladders up to our missionand that doesn’t just mean building software. We develop programs, participate in workshops, and create dedicated teams to ensure we successfully support companies and knowledge workers in this new world of work.

We embrace asynchronous communication and collaborative workand we share how we work in the Oyster Public HQ to help other global teams learn from our experiences.

How YOU work

Different countries have different statutory benefits, different cultures have different norms, and different people have different needs! In order to best support and encourage our diverse team, we’ve created How YOU Work; a program of policies, practices, and perks to support your whole human experience as an employee at Oyster.

  • Work from anywhere: Oyster is a borderless, HQ-less company. As long as your work gets done on time, your team has the support they need, and you’re authorized to work where you live, the world is truly your Oyster.
  • Paid time off: We’re all about taking breakswe all need it. Oyster provides employees with 40 days off each year, which includes public/bank holidays and vacation/holiday leave (unless your country mandates more).
  • Mental health support: We consider your mental health a top priority. We offer access to Plumm, a mental well-being service, to support your mental health.
  • Wellbeing allowance: Each month, Oyster will top up your Juno wallet with a wellbeing allowance. Juno Points can be applied to anything that helps you show up to work as your best self, whether that’s your internet bill, a class, gym membership, or houseplants. The choices are endless!
  • Flexible parental leave: Families are created in lots of different ways. Our parental leave policy applies to all employees who are becoming parents, regardless of how they become a parent. Oysters are eligible for a minimum of three months of paid parental leave and your job will be held for 12 months (or longer if required by local jurisdiction).
  • WFH stipend: We give you a laptop and $1500 for equipment so you can have your remote office up and running in no time. Check out Equipment at Oyster for more details.

The best jobs should be available to everyone

At Oyster, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences and we’ve intentionally built our product and our company with an inclusive, global mindset. We know from experience that people from underrepresented groups often don’t apply for roles they don’t feel they meet all the criteria for. We’re committed to elevating talent by creating a trust-based environment where we can all thrive together. So if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily check every single box, please consider applying. We’d love to hear how you might contribute to our mission and our team.

Oyster is committed to ensuring equal opportunity of employment for qualified persons with disabilities and actively fosters an inclusive work environment. Please email jobs@oysterhr.com with the subject line: Interview Accommodations if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process.

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