Accounts Payable Specialist
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As the most adopted digital experimentation software platform, Optimizely is enabling the world’s largest brands turn their data into best-in-class customer experiences. The platform’s ease of use and speed of deployment empowers organizations to create and run experiments that help them make better data-driven decisions, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products. Headquartered in downtown San Francisco with offices in New York, Austin, Amsterdam, London, Cologne, Munich and Sydney, we have grown from an easy-to-use A/B testing product into a premier test and learn platform.
The Finance and Accounting team within Optimizely supports the operational and strategic decision-making process through business partnerships and by providing insight into how the company performs and develops.
Joining the Accounting team at Optimizely is an exciting opportunity for developing your skill-set in Accounting. You will join a small team in EMEA, reporting to the Senior Accountant in Amsterdam and act as the sole AP Specialist responsible for EMEA and APAC. With the support of an experienced team spread over Amsterdam and San Francisco, you will manage the AP and procurement process for our four offices in Europe as well as two in APAC. If you have a good eye for detail, love working with numbers and helping others, this role is for you!
What you’ll do
You will have full ownership of the Accounts Payable process for multiple offices (Amsterdam, Germany, UK and Australia), including assisting with procurement (PO’s), receipt and coding of invoices, obtaining invoice approvals and processing payments
Take care of the daily banking of the EMEA and APAC entities
File relevant documentation for Finance and Accounting
Handle regulatory tax and census filings as needed
Communicate with third party accountants as required
Month-end reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
Process and execute personnel expense claims
Guide and communicate with internal customers and external vendors
Optimize payment and employee expense processes
Assist Senior Accountant with the month-end close process
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education/experience in accounting or business
1-3 years of working experience in a relevant role, handling Accounts Payable for an international business
Positive attitude, support-minded and have concern for timeliness, accuracy and quality of management information
Ability to ensure confidentiality of sensitive information
Strong communication skills
Good time and task management skills
Fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of the German language is a plus
Prior experience in NetSuite or a similar financial software program is a plus
At Optimizely, we offer a wide array of benefits and perks to help our employees strike just the right balance between work time and personal time. We’re all about optimizing productivity by maximizing joy.
Catered in-office lunch on weekdays
Competitive vacation policy
€ 500 annual wellness subsidy
Fully paid health insurance
17 weeks full paid parental leave for new Mums and Dads
Pre IPO stock options
Commuting costs via public transportation reimbursed
Top-of-the-line MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or Lenovo ThinkPad and 27" monitor