WHO ARE WE?

General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design. We have campuses in New York City, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington D.C., Berlin, Hong Kong, and Sydney.

POSITION:

General Assembly is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join the Finance team full-time. This role will call upon your flexibility to deal with many varying tasks within the finance department. The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail, a knack for problem solving and a willingness to learn and grow. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Regular processing of invoices into accounts payable system
  • Timely document maintenance and organization
  • Monitoring accounts payable processing
  • Reconciling vendor invoices
  • Assisting with various ad hoc finance projects from various levels of Finance Management
  • Helping support other members of the team as needed

 IDEAL BACKGROUND:

You’ll be a technically minded individual with a good understanding of accounting and finance and a great eye for detail.

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance Preferred 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Entrepreneur at heart—you enjoy working as part of a small team, rapidly iterating on strategy, and getting your hands dirty to build something great
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, self-starter work environment and able to meet deadlines
  • Customer Focus- Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Integrity & Trust- Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidence; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.

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