Accounts Payable Specialist

| Greater Denver Area

Love where you work! SendGrid is looking to hire an Accounts Payable Specialist to be part of the Financial Operations team. You will have a critical role of a two member team and will be responsible for a wide variety of responsibilities to include processing invoices, issuing payments and approving expense reports.

What You’ll Do

  • Live by and champion our cultural values of Happy, Hungry, Honest, and Humble
  • Manage the general Accounts Payable email
  • Process vendor invoices and credit card transactions
  • Prepare weekly payment run
  • Communicate professionally with vendors via email and phone
  • Prepare certain month end accruals
  • Responsible for reconciliations of accounts payable related accounts and vendor invoices
  • Review/audit expense reports to ensure compliance with our Travel and Entertainment Policy
  • Become our expense tool guru, field inquiries from employees and troubleshoot issues
  • Prepare yearly 1099’s
  • Assist with use tax filings
  • Assist with internal & external audits as needed

About You

  • Bachelor's or a completed degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 3-5+ years of experience working in an Accounts Payable role
  • Understanding of accounting theory, GAAP & SOX
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Team player with a professional strong work ethic
  • Must be detail oriented; able to work effectively within a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer focused. Effectively communicating to customers, vendors and Gridders in a timely manner
  • Strong knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Google Suite required
  • Accountable - Being willing to answer for the outcomes resulting from their own choices, behaviors, and actions. Take ownership of situations that they're involved in
  • Self Motivated - Motivated to do or achieve something because of one's own enthusiasm or interest, without needing pressure from others
  • Focused - Achieve what you set out to do before launching new initiatives. Complete company-linked goals and tasks, not simply to be busy and active
  • Collaborative - A keen ability to support cross-functional projects and decisions. Gets energized from working within a team and cross-functionally to achieve the company's goals

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Concur or other expense reporting tool a huge plus
  • Experience with NetSuite or comparable GL tool
  • Experience with Coupa  (procurement software)

About SendGrid

Founded in 2009, SendGrid built its reputation solving a key pain point of delivering transactional emails that respond to customer behavior (purchase receipts, order confirmations, password resets, etc.). In 2015, SendGrid expanded the platform into marketing email use cases, enabling customers to have one platform for both transactional and marketing email. We deliver over 40 billion emails a month for customers like Airbnb, Spotify, and Yelp.

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