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Accounts Payable Lead



Grove Collaborative



Portland, ME, US


Grove Collaborative is looking to expand their accounting operations team to Portland, Maine. As the Accounting Payable Lead, you will be responsible for the management and support of the all general accounts payable function. You will also have the ability to participate in cross-functional related projects.     

Your Role & Impact:

    • Manage and participate in all the day-to-day accounts payable activities, including supervising AP Specialists    
    • Establish best practices inclusive of technology solutions related to the procure-to-pay workflow
    • Partner with merchandise and inventory team to establish and execute process for resolving merchandise payable matters
    • Oversee vendor setup, invoice entry, and record-keeping, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
    • Prepare and review payment runs for accuracy, payment terms, and proper approval    
    • Drive improved purchase order compliance levels through reporting and education    
    • Assist with month-end close by completing various journal entries and reconciliations    
    • Research and resolve escalated accounting inquiries    
    • Prepare all regulatory compliance related to accounts payable (i.e. 1099 reporting)
    • Communicate effectively to promote favorable partnerships with internal and external customers    
    • Perform ad-hoc projects to improve process and efficiency   

About You:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or Information Systems 
    • 4+ years of relevant experience. Experience in retail or eCommerce is a plus    
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
    • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience supporting and/or developing enterprise level business systems 
    • Experience with Netsuite is a plus    
    • General knowledge of finance and accounting concepts
    • Must be able to work independently and solve problems with efficiency
    • Desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment
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We're building a diverse and inclusive work environment where we learn from each other. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come join the community at Grove. It's a heck of a lot of fun, and we'd love to tell you more about it.

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