Accounts Payable (Contract)

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique travel experiences around the world. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb allows people to Belong Anywhere through unique travel experiences at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and over 191 countries. We promote a culture of curiosity, humanity, and creativity through our product, brand, and, most importantly, our people.

Accounts Payable Specialist, Dublin (11month Contract)

This position will be responsible for the payables function for the EMEA region from the Company’s European headquarters in Dublin.  Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, this position will be responsible for ensuring vendor payables, employee expenses and credit card transactions are processed in the Company’s accounting system in an accurate and timely manner.


  • Verify accuracy of invoices and post transactions into the financial accounting system and ensuring VAT compliance.
  • Support processing of new vendors and maintain files to be compliant with local reporting requirements.
  • Reconcile vendor statements and review vendor discrepancies.
  • Interact with our external suppliers and internal departments to obtain documents/approval necessary to process invoices in a timely manner.
  • Process weekly payment runs.
  • Responsible for reconciling and posting transactions for our credit card program. 
  • Ensure employee expense reports comply with company guidelines along with supporting employee queries and training as required on the expenses tool.
  • Additional projects assigned as needed to support the accounting team.


  • Prior accounts payable experience required
  • Experience with VAT filings preferred.
  • Experience with global financial and expense systems (i.e. Oracle, NetSuite, Workday, Concur). 
  • Extensive knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel required.
  • Fluency in English and either French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese a plus.
  • Strong integrity and work ethics.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team Player – strong willingness to support the team.
  • Proactive, assertive, and has a creative approach to problem solving.
  • Multi-tasks and adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • BS or BA degree preferred. 
  • Passionate about Airbnb.

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