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Accounts Payable Accountant

Company: Jetson
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Jetson:At Jetson, we believe great things happen when you move. From recognizing the vital role that e-mobility will play in the future health of the planet to the sheer joy of a child riding their first kick-scooter, our innovative line of products is built to help expand horizons. Whether it's electric bikes, electric scooters, kid scooters, or hoverboards, we'll always center creativity, bold design, and safety. At Jetson, we keep on pushing, so the world can keep on moving.
About the Role:The Accounts Payable Accountant will be a key member of our Accounting and Finance Team. You'll be responsible for:

  • Manage and continuously improve the accounts payable process
  • Process transactions and perform accounting duties such as account maintenance, recording entries, and reconciling books of accounts
  • Assisting with audits, reviews, and compilations
  • Partner closely with Jetson's Financial Controller and assisting with any ad hoc projects as needed
  • Establish and maintain relationships with new and existing vendors
  • Preparing and maintain schedules to support the financial accounts
  • Assisting in the preparation and filing of federal and state tax returns and related work papers, maintain tax calendar, and assist in communication with various state taxing jurisdictions
  • Preparing monthly reconciliations and accurately balancing accounts in a timely manner
  • Compare purchase orders, prices, terms of payment and other charges
  • Responding to invoices promptly; process due invoices for payments
  • Ensure bills are paid in a timely manner
  • Participating in month-end and year-end closing processes and other assigned department related tasks
  • Streamlining, automating, and developing best practice accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes when needed
    About You:At Jetson Electric, we're looking for someone who can make moves. We're after the creative doer; an individual who can think differently and be gritty, scrappy, and self-motivated. You're a great fit if you enjoy tackling big problems head-on, take your work seriously (but not yourself), do your best when collaborating with others, and thrive in a team-oriented environment.
    Qualifications and Requirements:
    • Undergraduate degree and at least 1 year of professional accounts payable experience
    • Consumer product goods industry experience is a plus, but not required
    • Excellent problem solving, organizational, and tactical skills
    • Incredible degree of patience and ability to think clearly and strategically in ambiguous situations
    • Experience with large Excel spreadsheets
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Entrepreneurial mindset - you're a self-starter and drive things to conclusion
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to a process

Keywords: Jetson, New York , Accounts Payable Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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