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Manager, Accounts Payable

| Greater NYC Area

Have you ever wondered what happens inside the cloud?

Based in New York, DigitalOcean is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a robust and passionate community of developers, teams, and businesses around the world. We believe that today’s entrepreneurs are changing the world through software. Our mission is to empower these entrepreneurs by bringing modern app development within reach for any developer, anywhere in the world.

We want people who are passionate about being high performing team players and who can take new challenges and go the extra mile.

We are looking for someone who is highly analytical, organized and possesses a high aptitude for problem solving, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Additionally, the successful candidate will adapt quickly to change and will champion the advancement of processes and controls in Procure to Pay that will enhance the accounting and overall finance function. This position reports to the Director, Accounting Operations.

The Manager, Accounts Payable will be responsible for managing the day to day Accounts Payable function and annual filing of Form 1099s. This person will research and rectify Accounts Payable processing issues as they arise as well as document and implement controls to ensure proper coding of invoices. He or she will manage the month end close process for Accounts Payable and the annual 1099 reporting process. The Manager, Accounts Payable will work with the purchasing organization to identify and implement vendor management policies and cost savings initiatives. This position will liaise with internal customers and external vendors on business transactions and projects. The Manager, Accounts Payable will drive policy development and process improvement optimizing department processes and building lasting relationships.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Overseeing routine department activities, such as invoice processing for both domestic and international entities, vendor management including new vendor set up and modifications, weekly payment processing, to ensure that they are completed accurately and on time.
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate application and reconciliation of vendor invoices for the company and ensuring invoices are appropriate to pay and are accurate per contracts and policies.
  • Managing the Accounts Payable closing process and the maintenance of the vendors, Accounts Payable aging, cash disbursements and timeliness of data.
  • Maintaining the integrity of the company’s credit card process by ensuring all credit card transactions are following compliance with the company’s guidelines and are properly supported with receipts or equivalent documentation;
  • Training, motivating, and evaluating Accounts Payable staff members;
  • Ensuring monthly close deliverables are completed accurately and timely;
  • Developing, implementing, documenting and improving policies, and department controls to increase accuracy and efficiency;
  • Driving process improvement to ensure appropriate controls are designed and operating effectively;
  • Performing continuous assessment of the Procure to Pay processes and process re-engineering for efficiency, simplicity and scalability;
  • Participating in the accounting implementation of new ERP and ensure appropriate design of new system;
  • Setting and facilitating the achievement of department objectives;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with employees and vendors.
  • Participating in ad-hoc accounting and finance projects, including various Corporate initiatives.

What We’ll Expect From You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, or related field.
  • Extensive knowledge of Accounts Payable procedures and accounting and management principles.
  • Outstanding organizational and follow up skills; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements.
  • Demonstrates initiative and ownership over scope of responsibility.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity.
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and prepare documentation.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to analyze information and processes.
  • Ability to function independently and effectively in a self-directed environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Motivation to develop and maintain internal and external relationships.

Why You’ll Like Working for DigitalOcean:

  • We have amazing people. We can promise you will work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We work hard but we always have fun doing it. We care deeply about each other and take our “no jerks” rule very seriously.
  • We value development. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest deeply in employee development. You’ll need to be great to get hired here and we promise you’ll get even better.
  • We care about you. We offer competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents, a monthly gym reimbursement to support your physical health, and a monthly commute allowance to make your trips to and from work easier.
  • We invest in your future. We offer competitive compensation and a 401k plan with up to a 4% employer match. We also provide all employees with Kindles and reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, and education.
  • We want you to love where you work. We have great office spaces located in the heart of SoHo NYC and Cambridge, and offer daily catered lunches to keep your hunger at bay. We’re also very remote-friendly—we use Slack to communicate across the company—and all remote employees have the opportunity to onboard in-office and take an all-expenses paid trip to our annual company offsite, Shark Week, to get quality in-person time with the team at least once a year. We also allow employees to customize their workstations to meet their needs—whether remote or in office.
  • We value diversity and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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Technology we use

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Location

Easy to access for employees both in and outside of NYC, we're located in the heart of SoHo.

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What are some social events your company does?

We host an annual Shark Week where the entire company comes together for a week of learning, team time, opportunities to network cross-functionally, social activities, and more. We also host internal Hackathons (or Shark-a-hacks, as we call them) twice a year!

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What are DigitalOcean Perks + Benefits

DigitalOcean Benefits Overview

DigitalOcean benefits offerings vary by region. You can expect to enjoy things like:
- Full Health Coverage: Fully paid health benefits for all our employees. Nobody gets sick on our watch
- Commuter Benefits: Local employees receive a monthly metrocard or equivalent reimbursement for remotees
- 401k Plan: It's never too early to start saving. DigitalOcean matches up to 4% of every employee's salary
- Education Support: All employees receive a Kindle and reimbursement for conferences, training or education
- Gym Reimbursement: Up to $100 per month to support your physical health
- Custom Workstations: Mac? PC? Linux? We’ll hook up your rig with your preferred equipment
- Free Meals Every Day: Food tastes better when you’re eating together
- Flexible Vacation Time: Take the time you need to live a balanced and fulfilling personal life
- Headphones: Up to $100 for headphones of your choosing
- Teambuilding & Social Events: Hackathons, Shark Week (our annual company retreat), team offsites, anniversary parties and more

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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