Finance Operations Lead

Anywhere /
Via – Finance /
Full time
Via helps companies hire teams in new markets, which means a high value of transactions run through Via’s books - salaries, employer taxes, payroll costs, benefits plans - in different countries, different currencies and with different accounting and tax processes in each market. As Finance Operations you will own all financial operations and payments, working closely with our CFO and third-party partners to ensure all stakeholders are paid on-time, deliver an exceptional payment experience for clients and employees globally, analyze financials and key business metrics to drive growth, and maintain consistent reporting internally and for investors. 

You’ll thrive in this role if you have a solid background in Finance balanced with a practical and entrepreneurial perspective. You’re highly accountable, process oriented, skilled at quickly understanding nuanced financial landscapes in multiple markets and applying them to our business model. You’re a Finance and Excel Wiz who wants to apply their knowledge on the ground at a fast-paced startup in the HR and payments space.  

Role & Responsibilities

    • Oversee day-to-day accounting, finance and tax business operations and ensure seamless transactions across multiple countries and stakeholders
    • Track, execute and optimize all invoicing, payments and transfers, manage all Via bank accounts and payment platforms (Paypal, Transferwise, among others)
    • Work with third-party accounting partners to deliver timely financials at the subsidiary level, and oversee consolidation of these financials at the Holdco level
    • Innovate with our business model and continuously find revenue-generating and cost-reducing opportunities 
    • Analyze key financial business metrics - growth, margins, unit economics per country and business unit and identify areas for improvement
    • Determine efficient flow of funds across subsidiaries, taking into account tax and foreign exchange considerations
    • Work with Product and Account Management teams to continuously improve and innovate on financial processes to deliver a delightful and seamless experience to clients and employees around the world
    • Build financial models and payroll simulations for each new market, and become an expert identifying components to payroll in each market
    • Own financial model, analyze financials and business drivers to make decisions
    • Prepare financial reporting and analysis for investors
    • Work closely with Founders preparing financial metrics and analysis for internal and external stakeholders

What you bring

    • 3+ years of experience in Investment Banking, Financial Analysis or Financial Operations at a startup 
    • College Degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting 
    • Wiz in excel - easily works with and loves excel 
    • Intermediate understanding of key accounting principles and knowledge of financial statements 
    • Expertise in multiple countries or global products is a plus
    • Impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
    • Familiarity with payment and accounting platforms - Paypal, TransferWise, Quickbooks, and others is a plus 
    • Fluent English, Spanish is a plus

What we offer

    • Opportunity to join a company in growth stage, impacting Via’s growth and impact directly
    • Competitive salary, benefits and equity
    • Remote work and collaboration with a global distributed team