Who we are
At CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years.

What we do
The market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit CarGurus.com each month, and ~30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus—our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!

Role overview

The Senior Accounts Payable Analyst will be responsible for overseeing accounts payable, procurement, expense management, and accounting functions. This position will be essential to the CarGurus vendor management and the end-to-end transactions. We are interested in candidates who are excited to build something new and thrives in a fast-paced / innovative company! 

What you'll do

  • Gain a deep understanding of a newly implemented product line and it's impact on our procure to pay process 
  • Document and communicate detailed business requirements for procure to pay function to system architects 
  • Responsible for development and processing of Accounts Payable, Procurement, and Payment transactions  
  • Handle reconciliation of all payment requests, invoices, cash transactions created in our financial system
  • Prepare and post month end journal entries for AP balances to be approved by procure to pay manager 
  • Look for areas of operational improvement to ensure efficient, scalable and effective processing of AP and procurement transactions 
  • Manage Corporate Card Program and ensure reconciliation of transactions are made in accordance with policy
  • Partner with Accounting Manager to ensure proper to ensure proper coding of invoices and payments 
  • Perform analytical ad hoc reporting and give insight around monthly KPI's 
  • Ensure all invoices are recorded accurately in proper period as a function of month-end close process  

What you'll bring

  • Strong understanding of accounts payable, procurement, and travel & expense systems and procedures 
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in Finance Operations, specifically in Accounts Payable and Accounting 
  • Previous participation in the implementation of an ERP system for a purchase to pay stream 
  • Experience with process definition and writing standard operating procedures is required 
  • Prior experience serving internal and external customers and vendors
  • Ability to work in a paperless, consistent volume, fast-paced environment
  • Accustom to working with timetables around weekly, monthly, and quarterly deadlines
  • Technical understanding of financial systems, preferably Concur and NetSuite
  • Quick learner and self-starter who has the ability to work independently within a start-up environment
  • Sharp analytical, problem-solving, and reconciliation skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Working at CarGurus
We reward our Gurus’ curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives.

We welcome all
CarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—starting with our hiring process. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That’s why we hope you’ll apply even if you don’t check every box listed in the job description. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus.

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