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Senior Accounts Payable Analyst

Company: Sequoia Benefits
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

About Sequoia Consulting Group

Sequoia Consulting Group is a tech-enabled consulting and services company that provides benefits, HR, payroll, and risk management solutions for people-driven employers with 20 to 20,000 employees. The Sequoia People Platform centralizes workforce data and helps companies navigate complex issues so they can maximize their investment in people, whether they are in office, distributed, or global. For two decades, Sequoia has been working with companies to balance the needs of their business with the needs of their people.

Sequoia has offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Tempe, and Bangalore. Visit Sequoia.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter to learn more.

The Senior Accounts Payable Analyst will play a critical role in providing support to the finance team in accounts payable and expense reporting processes, corporate credit cards, and other finance initiatives. This includes performing accounting tasks related to the efficient maintenance, processing, and scaling of accounts payable transactions. You will work to ensure best practices around all expense and vendor operations, while maintaining company expense policies. This hands-on professional drives day-to-day processes forward, in accordance with high performance standards, as well as supports the implementation and improvement of new and existing business processes.

What you get to do:

  • Evaluate the full procure to pay processes to suggest best practices with proper controls
  • Help to process invoices in Concur, including identifying discrepancies and resolving billing issues, reviewing contracts for vendor payment terms, and ensuring accuracy in NetSuite
  • Create a workstream between our billing platform and our bank for weekly batch payments
  • Partner with the GL team on making enhancements to Concur and NetSuite for better financial reporting
  • Ensure employees are in compliance with our T&E and corporate credit card policies
  • Review and process employee expense reports and ensure compliance with Company's expense policy
  • Vendor management including setting up vendors and reviewing W-9s
  • 1099 preparation and filing
  • Assist in month-end close related to the timing and accuracy of all expense transactions, accrued expenses, and monthly reconciliations of AP and the credit card
  • Participate in accounting team and cross-departmental ad-hoc projects as needed
  • Maintain and recommend the Company's accounting principles, practices, and procedures, and internal controls (implementing, monitoring, enhancing)


  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in finance/accounting required
  • 5+ years of experience in accounts payable
  • Experience working with Concur and NetSuite is highly desirable
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced environment
  • History of successfully implementing/integrating systems, policies, and protocols
  • Strong computer and analytical skills, including high proficiency with Excel
  • Hands-on team player who possesses a can-do attitude
  • Self-starter with ambition to see initiatives through
  • Attention to detail, organized, and thorough with a desire for continuous improvement

What Success Looks Like in the First 3 Months:

  • You have learned and understand the Sequoia accounts payable processes
  • You have become proficient with the accounting systems in particular NetSuite and Concur
  • You have immersed yourself into the Sequoia culture and understand our Sequoia attributes and core values

Sequoia's Culture - Our most important asset


Passion for service


Growth oriented

Caring for others


Focused on relationship building


Sequoia provides competitive compensation including base salary, performance based bonus programs, and comprehensive benefits package including 401(k) matching and profit sharing programs.

Keywords: Sequoia Benefits, Tempe , Senior Accounts Payable Analyst, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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