Accounts Payable Specialist

Arlington, VA
May 15, 2017
May 23, 2017
Full Time
The VideoBlocks Finance team seeks an Accounts Payable Specialist who will be the Company's go-to for all things expenses. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Finance & Accounting, this new role will be both external and internal facing. You'll be responsible for processing vendor invoices and payments. You'll also be responsible for the company's credit card program and tracking down receipts from employee cardholders, among other duties. The ideal candidate has an innate customer service focus, working with both vendors and employees. You're also a team player and thrive in a collaborative environment. You will play an integral part in establishing and implementing financial processes, ensuring monthly financial statements and reporting are available to management within a reasonable time frameWe take our values seriously; Communicate Fearlessly, Hire People Who Deserve to Have Egos But Don't, Everyone Empties the Dishwasher, We Heart Data and When the Community Wins We Win. The ideal candidate will believe in and adopt these values in their day-to-day responsibilities at VideoBlocks. RESPONSIBILITIES:Liaise with vendors and internal budget owners on invoices and paymentOwn the A/P function - process inbound vendor invoices; review, code and route for approvals. Pay in a timely manner. Manage the register and reconciliation as part of month-end closeDefine, track, analyze, and be responsible for payments-related metricsOwn monthly credit card reconciliation - obtain (and save) cardholder receipts and verify validity of expense as well as proper account codingOwn other monthly expense reconciliationsOwn monthly Prepaid reconciliationOwn PP&E and Content registersHighly visible role as we continue to build out our teamAssist in other monthly close tasks, as neededProactively look for new opportunities to improve and optimize proceduresOwn tax reporting (collect W-9's, issue 1099's, etc.)You're not afraid to contribute feedback and input to co-workers and management, as well as receive it DESIRED EXPERIENCE:Bachelors in Accounting1-2 years of Big 4 or operational accounting experienceTechnical proficiency; working knowledge of GAAPInvolvement with external auditExcellence in timelines, accuracy and consistency of data entry and customer serviceExperience with QuickBooks and/or a plusTech/start-up experience a plusTeam player - should be eager to learn and help when asked and vice versaSuperior communications skills - both verbal and writtenPositive and energetic attitude, excellent listening skillsStrong critical thinker; ability to identify a problem and propose a solutionOutstanding attention to detail with superior time and project management skillsThoroughnessOrganization WHAT WE OFFERCompetitive salary100% company-funded insurance (health, dental, vision)Fully-stocked KitchenEquity401(k)Unlimited PTOIncredible culture (we love our jobs and who we work with!) *Job is currently in Reston, VA and will be moving to Arlington, VA as of July VideoBlocks does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. We support workplace diversity.

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