Accounts Payable Associate

Employer: Brilliant Earth

Position Overview:

The A/P Associate oversees and processes transactions within accounts payable to ensure vendors are paid in a timely fashion. In this role, you will work as part of a small, collaborative finance team and collaborate closely with other departments. You will have the opportunity to have a clear impact on the company’s growth while developing your accounting skills. Ideal candidates will thrive in a fast-paced startup environment and grow with the company to take on greater responsibility over time.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Enters vendor invoices and charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports. Report significant variances to management.
  • Ensures all vendor invoices, credits, and disbursements are properly approved or matched with purchase order (PO) before processing.
  • Resolves any PO, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies.
  • Schedules and prepares company checks, bill payments and bank wires as required.
  • Maintains accounting sub-ledgers by verifying and properly posting account transactions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions in NetSuite.
  • Processes corporate card transactions and monthly payments/reconciliations of credit cards
  • Provides support in annual 1099 filing preparation
  • Processes check requests and expense reports on a regular basis
  • Provides analyses for transaction history
  • Tracks and maintains historical vendor invoices and records.

Specific Qualifications:

  • Experience working in Accounts Payable preferred
  • NetSuite ERP System experience preferred
  • Retail or manufacturing industry experiences preferred
  • Experience in thorough data entry with a high level of attention to detail
  • Collaborative, team player with a strong desire to learn and grow
  • Exceptional time management skills and accountability in the role
  • Robust Computer skills and Excel proficiency
  • Interest in socially and environmentally responsible organizations and products

The targeted budget for this position is $40-46k. This compensation budget range may be adjusted at any time at the discretion of the company.

What We Offer:

At Brilliant Earth, we’re passionate about the employee experience. That’s why we offer an excellent training program and endless opportunities for career growth! In addition, we offer competitive compensation and a robust benefits package, including:

  • Equity Compensation. You will play an important role in the growth and success of the company. RSU awards allow us all to share in these successes.
  • Insurance. Medical, dental, and vision insurance kick in on the first day of your 2nd month!
  • 401k match. We know that saving for the future is important. That’s why we offer a generous 401k match.
  • Paid Time Off. We know it is important to recharge and relax- you’ll accrue 3 weeks of PTO in your first year.
  • Disability and Life insurance. 100% employer-paid.
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits.
  • Continued Education. Company-sponsored learning in leadership, professional skills, diversity & inclusion, and access to tuition reimbursement for role-specific trainings.
  • Employee Discounts. As an employee at Brilliant Earth, you’ll receive a generous discount on our jewelry.
  • Wellness Benefits. We offer access to exclusive discounts on gym memberships and more, as well as an Employee Assistance Program for 24/7 access to counseling.
  • Giving Back and Volunteer Opportunities. In additional to our giving back programs, our teams support local initiatives and spend time together by volunteering.