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Accounts Payable SpecialistSeattle, WA, United States

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Accounts Payable Specialist

Seattle | WA | United States

The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated, results-oriented Accounts Payable Accountant to join our Finance organization.

The primary focus of this position is to complete payments and control expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. This position must have the ability to work both autonomously and in a team-oriented environment; where collaboration within the group is necessary to resolve complex problems.

Your Daily Adventures Will Include
      • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
      • Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries
      • Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments
      • Ensure timely payment of all invoices and check requests in accordance with vendor terms and payment schedule
      • Prepares weekly and ad hoc payment batches, wire transfers, and ACH payments
      • Research payment inquiries and provide detailed analysis regarding accounts payable
      • Pay employees by receiving and verifying expense reports
      • Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions
      • Continue to improve AP process and develop scalable processes
      • Perform financial analysis, including budgeting and forecasting vendor spend
      • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
      • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related projects as needed


Basic Qualifications
    • 1-3 years' experience in Accounts Payable, preferably in a high growth SaaS company
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related fields is preferred
    • Understanding and knowledge of AP and purchase order procedures
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Ability to work independently and manage and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Desire to develop leadership and technical skills; pursue advancement opportunities within the Company
    • Strong attention to detail, goal oriented
    • Demonstrated capability to build strong working relationships with internal business units
    • Participation in process improvement initiatives and/or project management experience


Preferred Qualifications
    • CPA or working towards a CPA a plus


Why You'll Love It Here

• 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees
• Unlimited PTO (and people actually use it!)
• 401k to help you save for the future
• Company-organized and personal paid volunteer days to support the community that supports us
• Fun company and team outings because we play just as hard as we work
• Diversity and inclusion programs that promote employee resource groups like OWN (Outreach Women's Network)
• A parental leave program that includes not just extended time off but options for a paid night nurse, food delivery, gradual return to work, and the Gottman Institute's Bringing Home Baby course for new parents
• Employee referral bonuses to encourage the addition of great new people to the team
• Plus, unlimited snacks and beverages in our kitchen

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