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WHO ARE WE?

Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. As featured in The Economist, Wired, and The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, business, and more, both online and at campuses around the world. Our global professional community boasts 40,000 full- and part-time alumni — and counting. In addition to fostering career growth for individuals, GA helps employers cultivate top tech talent and spur innovation by transforming their teams through strategic learning. More than 21,000 employees at elite companies worldwide have honed their digital fluency with our corporate training programs. GA has also been recognized as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, and Fast Company has dubbed us leaders in World-Changing Ideas as well as the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.

POSITION:

General Assembly is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join the Finance team. This role will call upon your flexibility to deal with many varying tasks within the finance department. The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail, a knack for problem solving and a willingness to learn and grow. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Regular processing of invoices into accounts payable system
  • Timely document maintenance and organization
  • Monitoring accounts payable processing
  • Reconciling vendor invoices
  • Assisting with various ad hoc finance projects from various levels of Finance Management
  • Helping support other members of the team as needed

 IDEAL BACKGROUND:

You’ll be a technically minded individual with a good understanding of accounting and finance and a great eye for detail.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Entrepreneur at heart—you enjoy working as part of a small team, rapidly iterating on strategy, and getting your hands dirty to build something great
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, self-starter work environment and able to meet deadlines
  • Customer Focus- Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Integrity & Trust- Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidence; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.

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