Purchasing and Accounts Payable Specialist

EdPuzzle - San Francisco, California or Remote - Full time

Description

Are you passionate about education and accounting? Would you like to help shape the Finance team at one of the fastest-growing companies in edtech? Do you enjoy the challenge of building a strong culture of collaboration across a remote team? Then we can’t wait to meet you!

We’re looking for a Purchasing and Accounts Payable Specialist to join the team at Edpuzzle, a leading edtech company trusted by over 70% of schools in the USA and millions of teachers and students across the globe.

As a member of the Finance team, the Purchasing and Accounts Payable Specialist will be a goal-oriented, highly accurate team player and will help Edpuzzle continue to execute high-performing finance operations. To succeed, you’ll need to be a master of organization with strong attention to detail to achieve a month-end close deadline. Your drive to exceed performance expectations will help maximize efficiency and reduce the month-end close cycle.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as single point of contact with procurement activity, delivery, and receiving processes
  • Submit purchase requisitions and assist employees with goods and services that they need
  • Place orders after purchase requisitions are approved
  • Assist with new vendor account creation and obtain necessary information from vendors
  • Assist with accounts payable procedures including 3-way match
    • Obtain applicable approvals
    • Attach and save invoices and supporting documents electronically
    • Organize and file supporting documents electronically
  • Assist with vendors’ payment inquiries – respond to inquiries via email or call if required
  • Participate and assist with new system implementation
  • Assist with month-end close
  • Manage customer payments in the mail (PO Box and SF office)

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, economics, or related field
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience is required
  • Computer literacy is essential including but not limited to MS Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, balance workload independently, and meet deadlines
  • Must be a dependable team player with a positive attitude
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to follow company accounting standards, policies, and procedures
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, and accounting policies

Bonus skills

  • Prior experience with QuickBooks accounting system and salesforce.com
  • Experience in SaaS or edtech company
  • Experience working with remote teams
  • Excellent communication skills: ability to listen effectively and communicate clearly
  • Spanish-speaker

Physical Requirements

Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

High-speed internet connection

Ability to travel to Edpuzzle’s San Francisco office on a regular basis during the week and as often as is needed.

Hiring for remote work in: San Francisco, CA

About remote positions

Work remotely from the comfort of your own home or chosen workspace

Receive guidance from your manager & ask all the questions you need

Meet with your manager on a weekly basis to review status & brainstorm new projects to accomplish goals

Set daily tasks with your manager initially, over time becoming more autonomous & proactive in proposing new ideas to reach goal

Benefits

  • Competitive salary of $60,000 - $70,000
  • A fun, friendly team of highly-motivated people with different skill sets and backgrounds
  • Macbook Pro/PC and monitor setup
  • Health, visual, dental insurance
  • 401K matching plan

Edpuzzle is an equal opportunity employer, and we highly value diversity at our company. If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply below. We look forward to meeting you.

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Role

Finance

Experience Level

Mid Level

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