BuzzFeed is hiring a

Junior AP Associate

New York, United States

BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment company, provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social web. 

We currently have an opening for a Junior Accounts Payable Associate in our NYC office. Reporting to our Accounts Payable Manager, this person is responsible for processing invoices, monitoring AP inboxes, working with domestic and select international offices on invoices due for payments, and other AP tasks as needed. 

As a member of a small but mighty team, this person will have a direct impact on the ability of the Accounting team to support BuzzFeed's rapidly growing business. A passion for process, a client-focused mindset, and the ability to prioritize tasks are key for this role. Additionally, as with any position involving financial responsibility, a sharp eye for detail is paramount.

The position is based in our NY office, and we offer competitive compensation, benefits and an employee stock option program. Not to mention – a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks ranging from catered lunches and fully-stocked kitchens to no work on your birthday.

Responsibilities:
  • Process invoices using our 2-way Purchase Order system
  • Process manual invoices for international subsidiaries
  • Responsible for setting up new vendors in accordance with IRS 1099 regulations
  • Answer all AP inquiries in billing inbox, via Zendesk, daily
  • Act as liaison with our external consultants in Brazil and Mexico regarding invoices due for payment
  • Maintain vendor contact regarding payment details and overdue/missing invoices
  • Handle all incoming mail as well as mailing out checks on a weekly basis
  • Act as internal point of contact for BuzzFeed Accounts Payable for any inquiries regarding invoice/payment status
  • Support other Accounts Payable projects, as necessary
Requirements:
  • Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 2+ years Accounts Payable experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • ​Knowledge of Coupa, Concur and Netsuite strongly preferred​
  • ​Knowledge of 1099 regulations​ for vendors
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, including written and verbal communication
  • Personable and energetic, proactive and eager to learn

To Apply For This Position:

  • Submit a current resume
  • As a small test to ensure your attention to detail is top-notch, please include a brief, informal cover letter address "Dear BuzzFeed AP Team"