Accounts Payable Analyst

Brooklyn, NY
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The Role
 

Gotham Greens is seeking a dynamic Accounts Payable Analyst to join the Finance team. The Accounts Payable Analyst will handle all facets of accounts payable for multiple locations of the company including but not limited to: receiving, reviewing and entering all invoices, requesting weekly statements from vendors, filling out credit and tax applications, maintaining an online filing database and helping establish a document approval workflow. Working closely with the Accounting Manager, this position will help streamline the accounts payable process and help make sure that all invoices are approved, filed, and entered timely to the correct business branch. The position will also work with the Accounting Manager on month end close and inventory reconciliation. A successful candidate will be exceptional at handling multiple priorities, communicating at all levels, and taking initiative. There will be a lot of room for growth based on the initiative and ownership of the role, as well as the growth of the company.

 

Areas of Responsibility

 

  • Enter accounts payable with correct General Ledger (GL) coding and segment, save invoices in shared database
  • Conduct monthly reconciliations of vendor accounts and request statements weekly to ensure all invoices are received
  • Help fill out new vendor applications and tax forms; file in correct electronic folder
  • Respond to vendor inquiries on payments
  • Help establish an electronic document workflow approval
  • Maintain historical records by electronically filing documents
  • Prepare ad-hoc accounts payable reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information/trends
  • Confirm that invoice prices match to contracts
  • Review that invoice prices match to contracts
  • Enter company credit card transactions and expense reports to correct GL account and segment
  • Assist with check runs
  • Maintain vendor information
  • Assist with month end closing, and bank reconciliations
  • Assist with month end inventory reconciliation and adjustments
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Work with our construction team regarding budgetary tracking
  • Flag unusual invoice items/prices
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures in day-to-day conduct
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other business-related field
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in Accounts Payable
  • Experience adhering to accounting practices and SOPs
  • Advanced knowledge of ERP accounting systems (Sage ERP a plus)
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, and cost control principles
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare accounts payable reports, statements, and projections
  • Ability to think independently; professional demeanor, a can-do attitude and other qualities that include decisiveness, excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented, able to work according to schedules and work plans, ask good questions and request help as needed. Contributes to team effort
  • A self-starter with an ability to excel in a dynamic, ever-changing environment –someone who will take initiative
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and influencing skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters, utilizing sound judgement in a complex environment
  • Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office, proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint

 

Who We Are

 

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, and dips all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers. Founded in 2009, the company opened its first greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., shortly thereafter. Today, Gotham Greens operates 500,000 square feet of high-tech greenhouses across five U.S. states.

 

Our team of 350+ full time team members are hardworking, supportive, and passionate about sustainable urban agriculture. We work to create an environment that is caring, fun and collaborative. Gotham Greens offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

 

We are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

 

To apply, email jobs@gothamgreens.com.