Account Payable Assistant Job-Work From Home Job

Account Payable Assistant Job-Work From Home Job

We are Outbrain.

We’re one of the world’s largest content recommendation platforms, delighting audiences with engaging, personalized content recommendations while serving as the primary engagement partner and platform for the world’s top digital media companies.

The Outbrain finance team is responsible for the financial management of Outbrain across the globe (including US and UK being the largest regions). The AP Assistant will play a key role in ensuring the maintenance and integrity of certain account ledgers with a heavy focus on the Accounts Payable function. This role will report directly to the Accounts Payable Manager and represents a great opportunity to gain experience in many aspects of a finance department in a rapidly growing digital organisation.

As with any Outbrain employee, we’re looking for someone who is resourceful, bright, proactive, a go-getter, passionate about what they do and work well both independently and as a part of a team.

A day in the life

  • Manage invoice mailboxes on a daily basis
  • Coding AP invoices and posting into Netsuite for some EU entities
  • Process PO backed and csv upload invoices for Publishers via Netsuite and Non-Publishers via COUPA
  • Maintain a high level of Customer Service with internal and external stakeholders on resolving queries with regards to statements and overdue invoices
  • Weekly review and follow up on unapproved invoices and unreceipted PO’s in COUPA
  • Managing unpaid invoices and organising bills due to be paid
  • Reviewing of accounts payable ageing in Netsuite and COUPA
  • Preparing weekly payment runs in multiple currencies through COUPA Pay and Tipalti
  • Review and Approve Concur expenses and Amex transactions in line with the expenses Policy
  • Understanding of UK/EU countries VAT, and US W9 & 1099 procedures.
  • Preparation of monthly accruals to assist with the local accountants reporting
  • Assisting with the year end audit
  • Assisting in testing of system upgrades and automation projects
  • Handling other ad hoc tasks within finance when required

What you’ll bring

  • Minimum 2+ years of relevant AP experience
  • Experience working with Netsuite, COUPA and Tipalti, or another accounting system
  • Basic accounting knowledge of prepayments/accruals/fixed assets
  • Forensic attention to detail
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and IT skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proactive attitude – ability to take initiative to get things done
  • Be motivated with an eye for process improvement

Nuce to have

  • Good quality degree in relevant discipline or AAT qualified
  • Experience of working with advertising, marketing, or media agencies would be preferable
  • Immediate availability

More than snacks!

  • Office and home hybrid working
  • Expand your toolbox with our mentorship program and internal learning tools
  • Happy hours
  • …and of course a fully stocked kitchen!

We Recommend #LifeAtOutbrain

Our company culture is welcoming, dynamic, diverse, global, and built on top performance.

Did you know “trust” is one of our core values? We apply this value to our day-to-day by working collaboratively on a global scale. With managers and teammates often sitting in other countries and time zones, we value communication, patience, and open-mindedness to all cultural backgrounds. We encourage all ideas, and everyone gets a seat at the table!

Our team is made up of individuals who are approachable, resourceful, passionate, and proactive. We foster a sense of belonging through our  Employee Resource Groups –employee-led groups in which we debate topics and drive change. From OB Green (environmental), OB WE (women empowerment), OB Good (charitable initiatives) to OB4E (diversity, equity, and inclusion), you’ll be able to share your passions with likeminded people.

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