AP Accountant (Remote)

Job Responsibilities : AP Accountant (Remote)

Salary : Competitive Salary

Company : Shippo

AP Accountant


Here at Shippo, we are the shipping layer of the internet and we consider ourselves to be one of the core building blocks of e-commerce.

Our mission is to make merchants successful through world-class shipping. With our products and solutions, we level the playing field by providing our customers with best-in-class solutions that otherwise wouldn’t be available to them. Through Shippo, e-commerce businesses, marketplaces, platforms, and a variety of logistics infrastructure providers are able to connect to shipping carriers around the world from one API and dashboard. We provide our customers with the most competitive shipping rates, print labels, automated international documents, shipment tracking, facilitate the returns process, and more.

Our workforce, much like the packages we help ship, spans across the globe. This means, through Shippo’s “remote-first” policy, our hires can be based anywhere globally, with the exception of Delaware, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Hawaii, New Mexico, and West Virginia. For locations outside of the US and Ireland, the employment contracts are powered by Remote.com (all Shippo perks still apply – including equity!). What is important to emphasize is that you can be successful at Shippo regardless of location.

How we’ll *deliver* success:
As a member of Shippo’s Accounting Team, you’ll be joining a small but mighty team. We are a service organization that strives to exceed our “customers” expectations. You’ll be responsible for processing vendor invoices for timely payment, and take the lead on resolving vendor questions and onboarding into our AP system. You’ll track all payments, ensuring our partners, carriers and vendors are paid in a timely manner.

As we implement our purchase order system, you’ll take the lead on cross-team purchase order policy training. You will also process expense reports from employees and help to identify discrepancies vs policy and escalate in an appropriate manner.

*Shipping & handling* responsibilities:
Support fast-paced growth with a flexible mindset including over procure-to-pay, hire-to-pay, and indirect tax compliance processes
Actively participate in monthly close activities including preparing journal entries and supporting schedules, performing flux analyses and reconciliations, as needed
Thrive in ambiguity with the ability to re-prioritize based on many business needs

Continuously improve business processes, and systems, and enhance documentation and controls
Support annual audits performed by external auditors
Complete special projects as needed

Do you tick the *boxes*?
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field; CPA is a plus
2+ years experience in AP
Excellent prioritization skills and organization skills
Tech-savvy with strong Excel skills
Experience with NetSuite and Tipalti is a plus

What’s in the Shippo *package*?
Medical, dental, and vision healthcare coverage for you and your dependents
Pets coverage is also available!
Flexible time off policy and working arrangements
Two 1-week company shutdowns to rest and recharge (summer and winter)
3 days off for ShippoCares volunteering events
Dedicated programs, coaching, tools, and resources for your professional and career growth as well as an individual learning stipend for your personal and focused growth

Charity donation match up to $100
Fun team meetups through our Shippos everywhere program that includes regular team and company off-sites throughout the year as well as gatherings with your local Shippos
*Sail* through the process:
Here at Shippo, we celebrate inclusivity and are committed to creating opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds, perspectives and geographies. These values define who we are and everything we do, thus we do our best to make our recruiting process accessible and transparent. For support, please reach out to accommodations@goshippo.com

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