Accounts Payable Associate

Sisense

Accounts Payable Associate

New York, NY

Why you should join our Finance team:

This is an opportunity to own various functions related to the Procure to Pay Cycle, at a rapidly scaling pre-IPO tech company. The Accounts Payable Associate will work with department leaders and employees throughout the organization and will have the opportunity to learn how a best-in-class SaaS business operates.

What you will do in the first 30 days

  • Learn the vendor bill workflow including processing bills, expense coding, and vendor payments
  • Work with vendors and internal departments to ensure timely booking and payment of vendor bills
  • Maintain corporate credit card and learn proper coding and approval procedures
  • Help with the review, approval, and reimbursement of employee expense reports

What you will do in the first 60 days

  • Collaborate directly with vendors and budget owners to resolve AP related issues
  • Take ownership of vendor bill workflow
  • Take ownership of closing tasks and timelines
  • Contribute to month end closing procedures and schedule preparation

What you will do in the first 90 days

  • Independently navigate the full procure to pay cycle
  • Build strong relationships with vendors and internal budget owners
  • Streamline, automate, and instill best practices in expense and AP processes
  • Document policies and procedures

Ongoing responsibilities

  • Manage vendor bill workflow including processing bills, expense coding, and vendor payments
  • Setup vendors in our accounting systems (Netsuite, Coupa) and obtain proper documentation
  • Manage incoming vendor inquiries to our AP email address and supporting vendor relationships
  • Obtain estimates from vendors and Sisense employees at month end
  • Assist with the reconciliation of bank statements
  • Maintaining corporate credit card by assuring proper expense coding and approvals
  • Preparation of bi-monthly payment runs
  • Own the timely reviewing of employee expense reports per the company’s T&E policy
  • Reconcile vendor billing statements, research and correct discrepancies

Requirements

  • 4 year undergraduate degree with a strong GPA required, Business or Accounting-related field of study preferred
  • 2+ years relevant bookkeeping/accounting/AP processing experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required, experience with NetSuite and Coupa (or another procurement software) preferred
  • Ability to work independently and proactively, but also as a collaborator on a team
  • Ability to take initiative and proactively resolve problems and improve processes
  • Strong attention to detail, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Basic accounting knowledge, strong understanding of AP controls and best practices
  • Very organized, excellent multi-tasker, and great time management skills
  • Excitement and passion to join at a fast-growing, “get things done” company

ABOUT SISENSE:

  • We’re a passionate, venture-funded team with more than 2000 customers, including Nasdaq, GE Healthcare, Honda, Verizon, and Philips working out of our office in Midtown.
  • We believe strongly in a data-driven approach to all that we do. We’re constantly measuring and optimizing everything about the business.
  • We have close relationships with our customers.
  • We’ve been recognized by Comparably, Glassdoor, and Gartner for our amazing company culture.
  • We have super high customer retention — better than best in class SaaS companies.

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