Accounts Payable Manager

Location: Remote

Type: Full-time

Workplace: remote

Category: Accounting


Accounts Payable Manager
Status: Exempt, Full-Time/Regular
Location: Remote; San Francisco Bay Area
At Getaround, were building a global platform to enable a future where all cars are shared. There are more than 1 billion cars in the world, and these cars are parked, on average, more than 95% of the time. With instant and keyless carsharing via our patented hardware and software platform and our industry-leading mobile apps, were helping communities around the world share these underutilized resources to reduce their vehicle footprint while increasing mobility solutions.
About the role:
The AP Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the AP function including managing the full procure-to-pay (P2P) process and supporting initiatives to scale our P2P systems and support global integration. This role will require managing a distributed team and close collaboration with all internal departments and key external partners. If you thrive off of autonomy, believe that no job is too big or too small, and put thought into each initiative – we are looking for you!
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Finance Operations, you will work together to ensure operational excellence throughout the P2P process in a rapidly scaling company. We are searching for a process-oriented team member who, at the same time, is also willing to creatively solve problems in order to thrive in a highly nimble and cross-functional setting. Candidates must love getting ‘hands-on’, thrive on managing various stakeholders, and espouse a healthy team environment.
What you’ll do (essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following):
AP Management:
Understand the full procure-to-pay cycle and tailor it to fit the specific needs of Getaround Operations, LLC. Select and implement appropriate tools and controls to optimize the P2P process.
Manage the month, quarter, and year-end close procedures for the AP team, including closing AP, reconciling the AP sub-ledger to the GL, reviewing the AP aging, and performing pre-close activities to ensure invoice and purchase order (PO) processing and approval queues are optimized for month end reporting and accrual procedures.
Oversee day-to-day functions such as onboarding and approving new vendors, managing vendor relationships, managing escalated vendor issues, reviewing invoice coding, approving global payments, and overseeing non-vendor purchases such as travel and expense and virtual credit card administration.
Lead critical projects and initiatives to scale the AP function, including evaluating automation opportunities and integration opportunities between NA & EU divisions.Partner with cross-functional teams to streamline the P2P processes and improve the accuracy, efficiency, and controls.
Strive to increase the overall quality of the customer service experience for external vendors and internal contacts by enhancing the professionalism of the AP teams outward communication.
Payroll Management:
Manage third-party payroll administrators.
Review payroll batches twice a month, for accuracy before release.
Process Management:
Execute playbooks on complex operational processes leveraging automation and BPO Agents to improve efficiency.
Own SOX control procedures for the AP team and ensure compliance with accounting policies, including invoice coding, vendor management, and global cash disbursements.
Document new policies or recommend improvements to close or remediate control gaps.
Provide direct supervision to professional individual contributors and/or skilled support personnel.
Act as an advisor to the unit or sub-units and may become actively involved, as required, in meeting schedules and resolving problems.
Manage a team of four people and provide training, mentorship, and guidance.
Proactively take ownership over workload so that issues can be escalated on a timely basis.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the position. Essential duties and responsibilities may be added or modified as necessary at any time and at the discretion of management
What you’ll need (qualifications):
Education and Experience (include but not limited to the following):
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
5+ years of accounting experience, including 2+ years in accounts payable management roles.
Experience supervising and/or directing the work of others and leading a team.Strong understanding of payroll processes and accounting principles.CPA license is a plus.
Skills and Abilities:
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Proficiency in process management and optimization.
Continuous improvement champion and has consistently demonstrated the ability to identify process challenges/gaps and recommend improvements.
Possess passion, energy, and enthusiasm to drive results forward, action-oriented.
Record of solving complex challenges through critical thinking and cross-functional collaboration.
Experience with NetSuite is preferred.
Experience working for a public company in a SOX environment is desirable.
Work Environment:
Typical work environment includes desktop computing work using typical desktop computing equipment (laptop, keyboard, mouse, monitors, desk, chair) in an office environment and/or remote workspace environment.
Physical Demands:
Ability to sit and use desktop computing workspace for extended periods of time.
Manual dexterity to operate a desktop computing workstation.
Ability to lift and carry up to 15 pounds, if required.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Getaround Benefits and Perks:
Getaround healthcare plans include medical, dental, and vision to take excellent care of you and your family.
Generous stock options and 401(K) plans to help you plan and save for retirement.
Spending and Flexible Spending accounts allowing you to allocate pre-tax dollars for eligible expenses.
Remote first workplace, flexible work hours, and open PTO policy. We mean it!
Work Smarter Incentive to optimize your remote work efficiency.
Self-Directed Development Stipend to support you with your professional development goals.
Monthly Getaround driving credits and discounts for you and your friends and family.
Employee Assistance & Wellness Support (EAP) Program and access to a variety of wellbeing support resources.
Employee Recognition, Anniversary programs, and much more!
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Getaround is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. Getaround is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding status, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, disability (including physical or mental disability, medical condition, or medical leave), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, Getaround will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of your job due to a disability, please contact People Operations at to request an accommodation. This EEO statement reaffirms our commitment to providing a workplace free from discrimination and harassment, in accordance with all applicable laws. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities at Getaround.
Salary ranges are determined broadly, based upon position, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is ultimately determined by a variety of factors including work location and relevant skills, experience, education, certification, and/or training.
At Getaround, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no matter your race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, your perspective has value.
Come join us in continuing to make Getaround a great place to work!