Accounts Payable Specialist at Postmates
San Francisco, CA, US

Postmates runs one of the largest marketplaces in the country, connecting consumers, merchants, and Postmates in real-time. Building high powered intelligence atop our large-scale dataset is a serious challenge and we are looking for candidates who are ready to dig in. Postmates isn’t just another ad platform or mobile app for delivering static user-generated content: We have real customers paying real money for a real service.

Postmates, is looking to hire an Accounts Payable Specialist with full-cycle knowledge. We continue to need strong accounting talent as our team and company grow. This role will play an integral part in the day-to-day operations and accounting close with opportunities to work on various projects as we scale. You will be a member of a growing, and dynamic finance and accounting team at a pre-IPO company experiencing hyper-growth.

The ideal candidate will have initiative to identify opportunities for improvement as well as desire to implement process improvements. The candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work with a broad range of people with different backgrounds and perspectives. 


  • Assists business partners with Coupa procurement platform adoption ( vendor contact to complete Supplier forms, process bills in the system, assist internal business partners with purchase order creation ) 
  • Codes vendor invoices to the proper general ledger accounts
  • Obtains required approvals of all vendor invoices for payment
  • Investigate and resolve problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders. Receive, research and resolve a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons
  • Assist with weekly vendor invoice payment runs via ach, check or wire transfer
  • Assist with monthly accounts payable journal entries, AP balance sheet reconciliations and Flux analysis.
  • Assist with gathering support for audits and PBCs
  • Gather data for annual 1099 tax forms for applicable vendors 
  • Process T&E expense reimbursements
  • Provide backup support of other functions 
  • Work on ad hoc analysis, special projects and tasks as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • AP experience required (3+ years), public company experience is a real plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for end to end procurement process and improvements
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, vendors, and associates
  • Strong understanding of financial and operational controls
  • Adherence to tight deadlines and quick turnaround for accounting deliverables
  • Accurate with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a paperless environment
  • Team player attitude with the ability to collaborate within the greater Finance group
  • Experience with NetSuite and Coupa (preferred)


Postmates has your back. In our impact-first work environment, we value huge company vision. As you strive to build the future with us, we’ll support you with a competitive salary and equity plan, along with access to our 401k plan and robust benefits including: health benefits, flexible paid time off, parental benefits, and food perks.