Accounts Payable Analyst
Job Details
Headquarters - New York, NY
Full Time
Accounting

The Role

 

Gotham Greens is seeking a dynamic Accounts Payable Analyst to join the Finance team. The Accounts Payable Analyst will handle all facets of accounts payable for multiple locations of the company including but not limited to receiving, reviewing, and entering all invoices, requesting weekly statements from vendors, filling out credit and tax applications, maintaining an online filing database and helping establish a document approval workflow. Working closely with the Accounting Manager, this position will help streamline the accounts payable process and help make sure that all invoices are approved, filed, and entered in a timely manner to the correct business branch. The position will also work with the Accounting Manager on month end close and inventory reconciliation. A successful candidate will be exceptional at handling multiple priorities, communicating at all levels, and taking initiative. There will be a lot of room for growth based on the initiative and ownership of the role, as well as the growth of the company.

 

 

What You'll Do

 

  • Enter accounts payable with correct General Ledger (GL) coding and segment, save invoices in shared database
  • Conduct monthly reconciliations of vendor accounts and request statements weekly to ensure all invoices are received
  • Help fill out new vendor applications and tax forms; file in correct electronic folder
  • Respond to vendor inquiries on payments
  • Help establish an electronic document workflow approval
  • Maintain historical records by electronically filing documents
  • Prepare ad-hoc accounts payable reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information/trends
  • Confirm that invoice prices match to contracts
  • Review receipts where applicable
  • Enter company credit card transactions and expense reports to correct GL account and segment
  • Assist with check runs
  • Maintain vendor information
  • Assist with month end closing, and bank reconciliations
  • Assist with month end inventory reconciliation and adjustments
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Work with our construction team regarding budgetary tracking
  • Flag unusual invoice items/prices
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls, policies, and procedures in day-to-day conduct
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Who You Are

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other business-related field
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in Accounts Payable
  • Experience adhering to accounting practices and SOPs
  • Advanced knowledge of ERP accounting systems (Sage ERP a plus)
  • Work experience in manufacturing companies
  • Ability to think independently; professional demeanor, a can-do attitude and other qualities that include decisiveness, excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented, able to work according to schedules and work plans, ask good questions and request help as needed. Contributes to team effort
  • Good record keeping and organization
  • A self-starter with an ability to excel in a dynamic, ever-changing environment –someone who will take initiative
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and influencing skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters, utilizing sound judgement in a complex environment
  • Experience working effectively with multiple levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Laser focused attention to detail
  • Tech savvy with impeccable computer skills
  • An extrovert personality with a “can do” attitude
  • Great multitasking abilities
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office, proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, and cost control principles
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare accounts payable reports, statements, and projections
  • Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Strong commitment to company vision and appreciation of principles of sustainable agriculture and food

 

Who We Are

 

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and food service customers.

 

Today, Gotham Greens has 9 locations with 600,000+ sq. ft. of hydroponic greenhouses across six U.S. states and over 400 team members. Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.

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