DataRobot

Accounts Payable Manager

DataRobot

June 11, 2021

There is no hotter field than artificial intelligence, and DataRobot is at the forefront of the movement. The DataRobot team is at the leading edge of helping businesses achieve their AI objectives and realize incredible business impact through the successful use of the DataRobot Platform.
DataRobot is the leader in enterprise AI, delivering trusted AI technology and enablement services to global enterprises competing in today's Intelligence Revolution. DataRobot's enterprise AI platform democratizes data science with end-to-end automation for building, deploying, and managing machine learning models. This platform maximizes business value by delivering AI at scale and continuously optimizing performance over time. The company's proven combination of cutting-edge software and world-class AI implementation, training, and support services, empowers any organization – regardless of size, industry, or resources – to drive better business outcomes with AI.
DataRobot is in hyper growth mode. We are seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Manager who will be a key player in and is genuinely excited about driving and effectively scaling DataRobot's hyper-growth. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate that wants to have a critical voice in an organization that is operating at an accelerated pace and scaling for the future.
The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for all aspects of managing the entire accounts payable cycle, including AP disbursement, employee expense reimbursement, invoice problem resolution, annual 1099 filings and other tax related matters. The AP Manager manages monthly close of accounts payable, including the posting of month-end entries. Ensures that company's objectives on cashflow and all deadlines are met in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. The AP manager will also be responsible for setting global policies and operational procedures to improve operational efficiency and vendor and employee experiences. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient and accurate operation of the accounts payable function.
Responsibility
Ensure accounts payable operations comply with statutory requirements, company policies, processes, procedures, internal controls, and Finance objectives.
Develop and maintain desktop procedures to ensure current processes are accurately documented.
Establish departmental KPI performance measurements.
Ensure global vendor invoices are recorded timely and accurately with the appropriate coding, payment terms, amounts, and other key attributes.
Review and approve paylists with focus on effective cash management strategies.
Build and maintain business relationships with internal and external partners. Collaborate with internal and external customers to proactively identify, research and resolve processing issues.
Prepare month-end general ledger close activities including journal entries, analytics, accruals, and reconciliations primarily related to cash, AP, and employee expenses.
Effectively communicate with employees and be viewed as a subject matter expert on expenses and accounts payable.
Scale the accounts payable and expense report teams with a focus on continuous improvement and efficiencies.
Participate in the financial close process; produce work papers, analytics and reporting package.
Support preparation of PBCs and support for annual audits and quarterly reviews by the external auditors.
Assist in ad hoc projects as required.
Desired Skills
Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance preferred, although not required.
7+ years in an accounts payable role.
Very proactive, hardworking and strong desire to succeed.
Be able to work in a fast paced, start-up environment.
Strong organization and project management skills.
Detail oriented.
Strong critical thinking skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Great team player and willing to roll up sleeves to help others on the team.
Experience in working with NetSuite, Concur, Coupa preferred.
Strong Excel skills.