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Accounts Payable Specialist

Bird is a last-mile electric vehicle sharing company dedicated to bringing safe, low-cost, environmentally-friendly transportation solutions to communities across the world. We provide a fleet of electric, shared scooters that can be accessed via smartphone. Bird is headquartered in Venice, California and is rapidly expanding across the country and the world.
Bird is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist who will be an exceptional addition to our Corporate Finance and Accounting team. As an Accounts Payable Specialist at Bird, you will track budget expenses, ensure that payments are made in a timely manner, and resolve discrepancies as they arise. The right person for this role is detail-oriented, proactive, analytical, and a team player. If you thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, then this is a great role for you.
What You'll Do
Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries
Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records
Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verify federal id numbers; schedule and prepare checks; resolve purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insure credit is received for outstanding memos; issue stop-payments or purchase order amendments
Pay employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; prepare checks
Disburse petty cash by recording entry; verify documentation
Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries
Maintain historical records and vendor files
Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
Produce monthly reports and assist with month end closing
Provide supporting documentation for audits
Perform related work as needed
Experience doing statement reconciliations
What You'll Need
5-7 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
Relentless drive and ability to execute
Ability to anticipate the company's needs and provide excellent customer service
A proactive, self-directed approach with the ability to multi-task and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
Strong work ethic with the ability to work extended hours during critical periods
Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
Possesses an eye for detail as accuracy is imperative
Ability to meet deadlines
Excellent organizational and analytical skills
Exercises sound judgment
Strong knowledge of accounts payable
Strong knowledge of general accounting procedures
Strong knowledge of relevant accounting software / experience working in an ERP system
Proficient in data entry and management
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, business, accounting, or related field
Bird Rides Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.



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