Accounts Payable Specialist

Mountain View, Hybrid

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Position Summary

Our position within the Samsung organization provides us with the opportunity to build software at a scale rarely seen in the industry. At the same time, we are a small company and offer a personal and close-knit work environment. Joyent employees are thus uniquely positioned to meaningfully contribute to technology deployed on a global scale and play an important role in Samsung's continued innovation in the cloud industry.

The A/P Specialist is responsible for the Procure-to-Pay process. This person will have the opportunity to provide direct support and assistance to the Accounting/Finance team and Management on day-to-day processes, properly coding and matching vendor invoices, creating purchase orders, estimating expense accruals, performing account research, preparing account analysis and tracking vendor payment obligations.

Responsibilities Include

  • Responsible for monitoring all Purchase Order requests to ensure accuracy and completeness of information provided. Also, responsible for obtaining necessary approvals and communicating spend with the team for budget purposes. 

  • Responsible for coding and posting of vendor invoices to ensure proper expense allocation and timely payment (multi-currency): 

    • Match vendor invoices against purchase orders

    • Enter vendor invoices and ensure that it’s posted to the proper account and department

    • Reconcile any discrepancies with vendors and company personnel

    • Obtain invoice approval from managers prior to payment

    • Obtain coding approval from Sr. Accountant prior to payment

    • Create digital records of all transactions for upload into the accounting system.

    • Communicate with vendors and associates to resolve payment and pricing discrepancies

    • Process certain employee expense reports for payment

    • Review and audit all expense reports in Nexonia, ensure all expenses adhere to the policy and that these are coded correctly

    • Maintain the corporate credit card transactions for facility; ensure all expenses are coded correctly to the right G/L Account and right dept.

    • Processing all purchase order, obtain all the proper approvals and documentation.

  • Produce regular check run; create checks/wires/or ACH payments for review and signature, mail/distribute as appropriate. 

  • Obtain, maintain and update vendor records (W-9, W-8BEN, mailing addresses, etc.)

  • Setup and maintain all Accounts Payable files

  • Maintain files for IRS 1099 reporting purposes and prepare annual 1099 reports

  • Maintain the vendor coding summary and add new vendors accordingly

  • Determine and estimate monthly accruals for all active vendors

  • Help accounting and finance team consistently close the books prior to month end

  • Reconcile key accounts as assigned

  • Support audit and reviews as performed by external and internal sources

  • Perform ad hoc projects as needed 

Experience Requirements

  • BA/BS in Finance or Accounting preferred

  • Preferable 5 years accounting experience, with at least 3 years in Accounts Payable roles

  • Start-up environment experience supporting a SaaS, services or software organization a huge plus

  • Experience in NetSuite accounting system preferred

  • Experience in Bank of America CashPro system and EFD using BAFF preferred

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent problem solving, research and analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Must be proficient in Excel

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with department heads 

  • Global experience desired (i.e. International Subsidiaries)

Joyent offers

  • An opportunity to build a cloud solution and scale it to meet the needs of the world’s largest cloud consumers

  • A highly distributed, remote-friendly team (US only)

  • An opportunity to shape product and business strategy and can grow into new roles as the organization grows

About Joyent

Joyent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, is the open cloud company. Joyent builds technology, at the pinnacle of scale, performance, stability, and security to accelerate the transformation toward the mobile and cloud-centric world. Joyent designs, builds and manages market competitive cloud computing solutions and services for Samsung Electronics and its partners at global scale.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a brief introduction, a copy of your resume, and a link to your Github or LinkedIn profile to jobs@joyent.com with Accounts Payable Specialist in the subject. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

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