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Accounts Payable Manager



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024
Our mission is to bring blockchain to a billion people. The Alchemy Platform is a world class developer platform designed to make building on the blockchain easy. We've built leading infrastructure in the space, powering over $105 billion in transactions for tens of millions of users in 99% of countries worldwide.
The Alchemy team draws from decades of deep expertise in massively scalable infrastructure, AI, and blockchain from leadership roles at leading companies and universities like Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Stanford, and MIT.
Alchemy recently raised a Series C1 at a $10.2B valuation led by Lightspeed and Silver Lake. Previously, Alchemy raised from a16z, Coatue, Addition, Stanford University, Coinbase, the Chairman of Google, Charles Schwab, and the founders and executives of leading organizations.
Alchemy powers the top blockchain companies globally and has been featured in TechCrunch, Forbes, Bloomberg, and elsewhere.

This role is the first hire in Accounts Payables here at Alchemy. This role will you will help us to improve our procure-to-pay (P2P) process through accurate, timely, and automated workflows for both our internal and external stakeholders.

What You'll Do:

  • Drive and optimize a modern P2P solution (purchase requisition, payments, and reconciliations) through systems, processes and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain applicable policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems. In conjunction with the IT organization, maintain plans and strategy for maintenance, continuity, and functionality of the company’s accounts payable system(s).
  • Be responsible for all P2P processes including requisitioning, vendor/contractor payments, expense reimbursements, ACH/Wire payment processing and account reconciliation.
  • Conduct all related periodic, month-end and year-end closings and the preparation of AP accruals and consolidated reports. Prepare and maintain work papers and documentation.
  • Ensure company departments and business partners have a clear understanding of accounts payable services, policies, finance policies and company approval levels.
  • Develop supplier/vendor relationships to quickly resolve payment issues, create and execute a payment strategy, and ensure vendor/supplier alignment with the direction of the company.
  • Apply industry best practices to ensure a successful alignment between ERP, processes, policies and cross functional alignment.
  • Ensure internal controls are established and operating effectively.
  • Establish metrics and reporting cadence to drive efficiencies

Who You Are:

  • 4+ years of progressive Accounts Payable experience at a fast-paced startup
  • BS / BA in Finance, Business, Accounting, Economics or a similar major
  • Possess excellent communication skills and comfort interfacing with senior management.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills to manage relationships throughout the company.
  • Service-oriented attitude characterized by strong listening skills and the desire to achieve shared success
  • Extensive knowledge about accounting, management principles and Accounts Payable procedures.
  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects from conception to completion in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Experience in system implementations and driving automation.
  • Professional APS and or APM certification and/or affiliations are a plus.
  • Excellent presentation skills including advanced PowerPoint and/or google Slides skills.
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks online, Vendr, Zip, Brex Empower, Google Docs, MS Word, Excel, and other common applications used for procurement processing.