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Accounts Payable Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2023

We help make autonomous technologies more efficient, safer, and accessible.

Helm.ai builds AI software for autonomous driving and robotics. Our "Deep Teaching" methodology is uniquely data and capital efficient, allowing us to surpass traditional approaches. Our unsupervised learning software can train neural networks without the need for human annotation or simulation and is hardware-agnostic. We work with some of the world's largest automotive manufacturers and we've raised over $70M from Honda, Goodyear Ventures, Mando, and others to help us scale.

Our team is made up of people with a diverse set of experiences in software and academia. We work together towards one common goal: to integrate the software you'll help us build into hundreds of millions of vehicles.

You will:

  • Invoice Processing: Review, verify, and code incoming vendor invoices, ensuring accuracy and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Data Entry: Enter invoice details into the accounting system accurately and promptly to facilitate payment processing.
  • Vendor Communication: Collaborate with vendors to resolve discrepancies, address inquiries, and ensure proper documentation is received for invoice validation.
  • Purchase Orders: Match invoices with corresponding purchase orders and receipts to validate the accuracy of the charges.
  • Payment Processing: Prepare and process payment runs, including checks, ACH transfers, and electronic payments, while adhering to established payment schedules.
  • Expense Coding: Allocate expenses to appropriate cost centers or general ledger accounts for accurate financial reporting.
  • Reconciliation: Regularly reconcile accounts payable transactions to ensure accurate balances and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Month-end Closing: Assist in month-end closing activities, including accruals, adjustments, and reporting tasks related to accounts payable.
  • Vendor Relationship Management: Build and maintain positive relationships with vendors, ensuring timely and accurate resolution of issues.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with company policies, regulatory requirements, and accounting standards in all accounts payable processes.
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline accounts payable processes and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the finance team.

You have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in accounts payable.
  • Candidates with a CPA preferred
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Comp: 60-80K Depending on Experience.

We offer:

  • Competitive health insurance options
  • 401K plan management
  • Remote-friendly and flexible team culture
  • Free lunch and fully-stocked kitchen in our South Bay office
  • Additional perks: monthly wellness stipend, office set up allowance, company retreats, and more to come as we scale
  • The opportunity to work on one of the most interesting, impactful problems of the decade

Helm.ai is proud to be an equal opportunity employer building a diverse and inclusive workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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