Senior Accounts Payable Accountant

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

Responsible for assisting the Accounts Payable Manager with:

  • Initiating weekly batch payment processing - Checks, ACHs, Wires in various currencies for multiple entities US and Canada. 

  • Research unreconciled payments and working with AP, Treasury and the Cash team to resolve outstanding payments

  • Creates and uploads Journal entries for Corporate Card transactions. Ensure expenses in Expense Management system are coded to the correct general ledger account

  • Weekly Cash Forecast Preparations for open payable liabilities

  • Providing timely responses to all vendor inquiries regarding payment status

  • Corporate credit cards administrator - Manages new, active, and terminated employee accounts. Resolves card holders questions or issues with fraudulent charges.

  • Monthly Reconciliations of credit card statements & follows up on outstanding or unsubmitted company paid expense reports to ensure they are submitted by cardholders in a timely manner

  • T&E Policy Improvements and adherence employee adherence as it relates to the the company T&E policy

  • Provide proof of payments or payment traces for vendor inquiries

  • Provide supporting payment documents for audits

  • Participate Automation Projects and be the forefront to lead and institute improvements 

  • Provide management and cross functional partners reports and analysis

  • Maintain and document AP processes on internal websites

  • Backup for expense report processing in Expensify

  • Ad hoc tasks and support of other AP roles as needed


The desired candidate must be highly analytical and inquisitive with a keen attention to detail. The candidate must be able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment. Strong communication skills are required. Ideal candidate will be a process-oriented individual who is also flexible enough to thrive in a startup setting. Candidate must love getting 'hands dirty', have a strong work ethic, but also see the big picture.

You have / you are:

  • Knowledge of full cycle Accounts Payable

  • Associates or College Degree - Accounting Finance or related field highly preferred

  • Oracle R12 experience required (2+ recent years in AP Sub-ledger, Suppliers, Invoices and Payments, Journal Entries) 

  • AP experience required (3+ years), Public company experience

  • Experience with Banking Portals and Expense Management Systems - Expensify experience is a plus

  • Familiar with Bank information requirements to execute payments 

  • Strong knowledge of operational business processes, specifically travel & expense, and company credit card programs

  • Knowledge of GAAP (US and international preferred)

  • Critical thinker; must have the ability to use good judgment

  • Strong influencing skills and change management experience

  • Passion for end to end Accounts Payable process and improvements

  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

  • Passion for Square. Strong interest in technology / knowledge of the industry

  • Tech savvy – Excel guru a plus

  • Strong understanding of financial and operational controls

  • Positive can do attitude and must be a team player

  • Adherence to tight deadlines and quick turnaround for accounting deliverables. 

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, vendors, and associates

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

  • Professionalism, confidentiality and ability to collaborate across functions

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with aptitude for prioritizing and multitasking

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources