Accounts Payable- Team Lead

Location: New York, NY

Department: Accounting and Finance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Founded by many of the early team members from Gilt Groupe, we are focused on creating a new kind of e-commerce experience that addresses a huge market. This is a rare opportunity to be part of an early founding team working on a product that launched successfully in October of 2013 to widespread acclaim.

Dynamic, unique & growing e-commerce company looking for an Accounts Payable superstar to join our team. The role will be reporting to our Accounting Manager. 

 

THE JOB

Job Description:

  • Act as subject matter expert on Accounts Payable operations.
  • Supervise a small AP team.
  • Responsible for full cycle AP: invoice entry, data processing, approval routing, and payments.
  • Manage and organize vendor files.
  • Oversee daily accounts payable operations to ensure efficient workflow, consistency, timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices and employee T&Es.
  • Identify and implement new processes to streamline AP.
  • Manage 400+ vendor relationships.
  • Vendor account reconciliations and statement review to actively resolve overdue vendor accounts and act as point of contact for payments and invoicing issues.
  • Consistently meet deadlines and identify/escalate any issues to Accounting Manager.
  • Ensure all vendor and staff interactions are handled professionally, timely, and in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Inventory reconciliations through 3-way match report.
  • Prepare annual 1099 filings.
  • Assist in special projects as needed. 

Requirements (but not limited to):

  • 3-5 years experience in a supervisory role.
  • Ability to “think outside of the box”.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize high volume work- upwards of 300+ invoices per day.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with focus on customer service.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Be able to work both collaboratively with other team members as well as independently.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but not required for the right candidate.
  • Proficiency in Excel is highly preferred.

We truly foster a great atmosphere and working environment. We offer great benefits and salary is commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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