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Accounts Payable Specialist



Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

About Ramp

Ramp is the ultimate platform for modern finance teams. Combining corporate cards with expense management, bill payments, vendor management, accounting automation and more, Ramp's all-in-one solution is designed to save businesses time and money, and free finance teams to do the best work of their lives. Our mission is to help build healthier businesses, and it’s working: over 15,000 businesses on Ramp to save an average 5% and close their books 8x faster.

Founded in 2019, Ramp powers the fastest-growing corporate card and bill payment platform in America, and enables tens of billions of dollars in purchases each year.

Ramp's investors include Founders Fund, Stripe, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures, General Catalyst, and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. The Ramp team comprises talented leaders from leading financial services and fintech companies—Stripe, Affirm, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Capital One—as well as technology companies such as Meta, Uber, Netflix, Twitter, Dropbox, and Instacart. In 2023, Ramp was named Fast Company’s #1 Most Innovative Company in North America, LinkedIn’s #1 Top Startup in the U.S., a CNBC Disruptor, and a TIME100 Most Influential Company.

About the Role

Ramp is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our Finance team. Reporting to the Senior Controller, you will primarily manage the cash disbursement process to ensure that all vendors/contractors are paid promptly and accurately. In addition, you will support the payroll processing process and ensure that employees' compensation questions are answered in a timely and appropriate manner. You will work closely with other finance team members in the cash disbursement process and participate in the monthly close process by preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial statements.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage accounts payable and ensure proper controls in the cash disbursement process

  • Play a vital role in the monthly and annual close processes

  • Record and reconcile cash transactions

  • Assist in the annual audit process with external auditors and tax compliance process

  • Assist in creating accounting policies, improved processes, and financial controls.

  • Collaborate with FP&A to monitor the budget and prepare the budget to actuals.

  • Support payroll functions when needed

  • Ad-hoc finance and accounting-related requests

  • Work closely with our Senior Controller to ensure policies and procedures comply with professional standards and audit and regulatory requirements

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 2+ years of experience in Accounting (Accounts Payable and Payroll)

  • Fluency in Excel

  • Prior experience working with Netsuite

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP

  • Excellent written and verbal communication; ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions

  • Extreme attention to detail and high regard for precision

Nice to Haves

  • Experience in high-growth startups or high-growth technology companies

  • Exposure to fintech, capital markets, and securitization accounting

  • Experience with Netsuite

Benefits (for U.S.-based full-time employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you

    • Partially covered for your dependents

    • One Medical annual membership

  • 401k (including employer match on contributions made while employed by Ramp)

  • Flexible PTO

  • Fertility HRA (up to $5,000 per year)

  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs

  • Wellness stipend

  • Parental Leave

  • Relocation support

  • Pet insurance