Accounts Payable Accountant

The Accounts Payable Accountant is a key member of the accounts payable team processing payments in multiple currencies across several entities in a public company SOX environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Processes accounts payable. Reviews invoices, ensures signatory authority and signing limits.
  • Reconciles credit card bills monthly and ensure all charges have adequate supporting documentation and correct processes followed.
  • Processes expense reimbursements and supply purchases.
  • Provides and receives information regarding accounts payable with vendors, managers, and staff.
  • Maintains electronic files of invoices and other financial documents.
  • Ensures all invoices are coded to the correct general ledger accounts and costs centers.
  • Ensures timely payment of all invoices in accordance with vendor terms and agreed payment batch schedule.
  • Prepares weekly payment batches, one-off checks, wire transfers and ACH payments, in multiply currencies across several business units and banking institutions.
  • Resolves internal issue in Accounts Payable area.
  • Handles vendor and internal inquiries on payment status.
  • Prepares Form1099’s annually.
  • Informs accountants of any possible accruals for month end close and ensure all costs have been booked in the correct period.
  • Participates in the implementation of a new ERP.
  • Performs general and ad hoc project support as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelors or Associates degree in a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience with full cycle AP.
  • Experience in accounts payable function and account reconciliation is required.
  • Multi-entity, multi-currency experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellence in timelines, accuracy and consistency of file maintenance and customer service.
  • Good knowledge of accounts payable processes and procedures.
  • Strong math and analytical skills; excellent problem-solving, decision-making, critical-thinking skills.
  • Good knowledge of General Ledger practices and processes.
  • Accounting ERP experience required, preferably Workday.
  • Excellent computer skills including advanced knowledge in use of MS Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Works effectively with internal customers including Accounts Payable, Legal, Purchasing and service providers and depicts a team oriented attitude.
  • Superior work paper organization, attention to detail, ability to quickly synthesize and analyze data required.
  • Ability to break down complex issues and tailor communication style to a range of audiences, including non-accountants, and to clearly articulate ideas, solutions and conclusions to stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

TripAdvisor provides a unique, global work environment that captures the speed, innovation and excitement of a startup, at a thriving, growing and well-established industry brand.  At TripAdvisor, you will be part of a dynamic, fun, and energetic team where you can immediately make meaningful contributions. 

TripAdvisor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

***This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. ***

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