Accounts Payable Specialist

| Venice
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 
  • Report taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices
  • 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

What You'll Need

  • 1-3 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
  • Knowledge of accounts payable
  • Knowledge of general accounting procedures
  • 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 
  • CPA and / or MBA a plus

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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