Accounts Payable Analyst

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

The Square Finance team is looking to hire an Accounts Payable Accountant with full-cycle knowledge. We continue to need strong accounting talent as our team and company grow. This role will play an integral part in the day-to-day operations and accounting close with opportunities to work on various projects as we scale.

You will:

  • Review invoices coding on the invoice register

  • Investigate and resolve problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders. Receive, research and resolve a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons

  • Responsible for monthly accounts payable journal entries, AP balance sheet reconciliations and Flux analysis.

  • Assist with gathering support for audits and PBCs  

  • Increase efficiency of the AP invoice processing as it deals with non-PO coding

  • Journal Entries for Reclasses

  • Create customized Reporting to help improve

  • Provide management monthly metric reports and analysis

  • Review and Audit Sales & Use Tax and Canadian Tax Treatment of invoices

  • Provide backup support of other AP functions

  • Ad hoc analysis, special projects and tasks as needed


You have:

  • Big ERP or Oracle R12 experience required (2+ recent years in AP Sub-ledger)

  • Tech savvy – Excel guru a plus

  • AP experience required (3+ years), public company experience

  • Passion for end to end procurement process and improvements

  • Knowledge of GAAP (US and international preferred)

  • Strong interest in technology / knowledge of the industry

  • Strong understanding of financial and operational controls

  • Accurate with a strong attention to detail

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment where adaptability is imperative

  • Positive can do attitude and must be a team player

  • Adherence to tight deadlines and quick turnaround for accounting deliverables

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, vendors, and associates

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.