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Away // travel brand & luggage
Sales, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2021
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Away is seeking an Accounts Payable Associate to join our Finance team. We are a global lifestyle brand that is on a mission to create thoughtful products designed to make travel more seamless. In support of our mission, we are building a best-in-class accounting team, & this person would help streamline how we work with vendors globally, account for invoices, & manage employee expenses. The ideal candidate will hold themselves to a high standard of executional excellence, & have a passion for accounts payable, a can-do attitude, & a willingness to learn & grow in a fast-paced environment. You will report into the Senior Manager of Accounting & be based (remote for now)  in our SoHo headquarters.

As a company that values inclusion, Away seeks individuals of all backgrounds & experiences to apply for this position.

What Youll Do:

  • Manage the accounts payable inbox, enter & code bills in the ERP, and/or our AP system Tipalti.
  • Communicate with vendors & business owners to resolve any inquiries or discrepancies
  • Maintain the vendor master file, including new vendor set-up, completion of vendor credit forms & vendor payment set-up
  • Initiate bill payments via our AP system, ACH, check, wire, & credit card in compliance with the Companys policies & procedures
  • Be an administrator of the Companys third party expense platforms, Expensify & Teampay (and any future systems), including the review of employee expense reports & submissions to ensure adherence to Company policy & accuracy over coding
  • Reconcile credit card liability accounts
  • Facilitate expense analysis & reporting by generating system reports for distribution to business owners
  • Facilitate vendor spend reporting & provide analysis as requested by FP&A & business owners
  • Help support the accounting team with administrative tasks associated with filings, billings & other tasks
  • Maintain process documentation & look for opportunities to automate & improve daily accounting processes 
  • Provide support with audits, special inquiries, projects & ad-hoc analysis

Who You Are:

  • BS/BA in Accounting or related field
  • 1-2 years of accounts payable experience; internship or contract experience is considered
  • Ability to apply basic logic & generally accepted accounting principles to your work
  • Respect for data privacy, including but not limited to vendor & employee information
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, with strong organizational & time management skills
  • Competency in MS Suite, databases, & accounting software (experience with Netsuite, Expensify, Teampay & Tipalti a plus)
  • Hard working with a "no task is too small" attitude
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced & ever-changing environment
  • Passionate about travel (but thats a given!)
  • You can show proof of COVID-19 vaccination & adherence to HQ COVID office policies using Bindle, a secure platform that verifies vaccination status without sharing private health information, within 30 days of hire
Youll love working at Away because:
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