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Accounts Payables Accountant

Accounts Payables Accountant


Finance – Finance

Full time


Founded in 2012, EasyPost is a YC unicorn whose mission is to make shipping simple for businesses, from garage startups to the Fortune 500. Shipping, now more than ever, is the backbone of the global economy, but integrating the technology-enabled operations of a modern business with the low-tech and complex shipping industry has always been a challenge. EasyPost solves this problem with the first developer-friendly REST API for shipping, and we continue to push boundaries and discover new ways to simplify shipping for all. Our team is rapidly growing, and this is the perfect time to get on board. Join us, and help build the shipping infrastructure of the future.

About the role:

The Accounts Payables Accountant plays a critical role in managing financial records, ensuring accurate and timely recording of transactions, and providing support in financial reporting and analysis. This position requires a strong understanding of accounting principles, attention to detail, and the ability to work with financial data. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, operations, and management, to maintain financial integrity and support decision-making processes.

What you will do:

o Manage Accounts payable mailbox, review and properly record vendor invoices, using correct codes in adherence to standard procedures for accurate entry into the financial system.

o Manage all vendor correspondence through phone or email.

o Attach necessary approvals and supporting documentation to incoming invoices.

o Investigate and resolve issues related to invoice processing.

o Assist in generating monthly status reports and contribute to monthly closings.

o Reconcile various accounts, identifying errors or omissions and applying appropriate accounting standards.

o Receive, research, and resolve routine internal and external inquiries regarding account status, communicating discrepancies’ resolutions to the appropriate parties.

o File, maintain, and distribute accounting documents, records, and reports.

o Perform additional duties as needed to support the Accounting Department.

o Perform reconciliations of data from multiple sources and systems to the general ledger.

o Compile analysis/reports for the quarterly reviews, annual audit, tax return preparation or other audits.

o Assist in managing the monthly, quarterly close process and reconciliations such as accrued expenses, prepaid expenses, deferred revenue and other accounting of various assets and liabilities.

o Respond to data requests from finance and audit.

o Comply with internal controls in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404.

o Prepare invoices and monitor collection activities.

o Communicate, verbally and in writing, with various groups including internal customers and team members to perform work functions.

o Assist all Accounting and Finance personnel in the resolution of accounting related issues and implementing new accounting processes

o Support scaling our processes through automation by working on system implementations and enhancements

o Assist with any other ad hoc projects, analysis or analytics as needed.

About you:

o Bachelor’s Degree in accounting

o 5+ years of related experience, master’s degree and 3+ years of related experience, or equivalent related work experience.

o CPA is a plus

o Start up experience with high volume transactions preferred.

o Experience demonstrating skill using Microsoft office and other accounting software.

o Experience with full-cycle accrual accounting utilizing a accounting system and  specific knowledge of accounting responsibilities (journal entries, reconciliations and financial statement analysis).

o Experience with Netsuite preferred.

o Protects the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.

o Clear verbal and written communication skills.

o Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

o Must be able to work independently, multitask and prioritize to accomplish goals.

o Ability to identify and implement best practices, think strategically, plan for the long-term success of the organization and effectively delegate tasks.

o Have strong attention to detail, enjoy problem solving, take initiative and have a professional and service minded approach.

What We Offer:

o Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance

o Competitive compensation package and equity

o 401(k) match

o Monthly work from home stipend of $50 net

o Flexible work schedule and paid time off

o Collaborative culture with a supportive team

o A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities

o The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth company

o Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day

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To be considered for this position, you must be authorized and based in the United States.