Description

Overview

We are looking for a Payable & Expense Analyst to add to our Accounting team. We are looking for a candidate that thrives on details and accuracy, adhering to and interpreting policies, and enjoys analyzing data and challenging findings with various stakeholders. This role will work cross-functionally through supporting the accounts payable and expense reporting processes.  This role reports to the AP & Treasury Operations Manager. 

Job Responsibilities

Accounts Payable Responsibilities

  • Ensure accuracy of vendor invoices and record them in the accounting system with proper coding and ensure sufficient documentation is always maintained
  • Mark bills as paid in the accounting system
  • Review automatic payments and credit card payments to ensure proper recording, documentation, and appropriateness of payments
  • Manage billing inquiries, such as payment methods and payment remittances
  • Assist with bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Assist with monthly financial reporting and provide analytical support

Expense Reporting Responsibilities

  • Manage employee expense reporting process through a detailed review of employee expense report submissions and ensuring compliance with applicable internal purchasing and travel policies
  • Verify accuracy of accounting treatment for all expense reporting transactions
  • Facilitate reminders to ensure timeliness of expense reporting
  • Confidence in communication with all levels of the company with the ability to ask challenging questions related to employee expenses
  • Ability to balance policy adherence while maintaining strong relationships with individuals across all departments
  • Support employee credit card administration with manager and ensure proper setup on the employee expense reporting system

Qualifications and Skills

Required

  • Minimum 2 years of general accounting or accounts payable experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or 2 years of additional relevant experience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Proficiency in accounting systems and software
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to diplomatically approach team members to discuss sensitive financial matters
  • Ability to use professional judgment to escalate matters when necessary
  • Flexibility and ability to display sound judgment while operating in a fast-paced environment

Preferred

  • Experience using NetSuite ERP
  • Experience with expense reporting tools a plus
  • Experience with Zip (procure to pay tool) a plus

Physical Requirements
  • Standard office working conditions which includes but is not limited to:
    • Prolonged sitting
    • Prolonged standing
    • Prolonged computer use
    • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Remote role based out of Ann Arbor, MI
    • Remote employees work primarily from home or an alternative work space.
  • Travel requirements – expectations 5-10% etc

Please note that the listed salary is based on a position located in Michigan.  Our salary ranges can vary for different locations in the United States.

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