Postmates is hiring an

Accounts Payable Specialist

San Francisco, United States

The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for processing full cycle AP and will be the main point of contact for all AP related inquires, both internally and externally. You will be an early member of a growing, fun, and dynamic finance and accounting team at a pre-IPO company experiencing hyper-growth. This role will provide an opportunity for you to leverage your existing skills to help build Postmates’ financial infrastructure while also providing ample exposure to areas that you may not be as familiar with.

As our ideal candidate, you should have strong attention to detail and be able to work comfortably in a high volume transaction environment. You will be responsible for improving processes as well as designing and implementing those improvements.


  • Process high volume of AP invoices
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Process check requests
  • Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly
  • Assist with 1099 maintenance
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Assist in month end closing
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Actively participate in identifying and making improvements to AP-related workflows/processes/software


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • 2+ years of accounts payable experience
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technology
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented with a professional attitude
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous stock option plan
  • Benefits, including medical, dental and vision
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awesome work environment at a company with a huge vision