Accounts Payable Assistant


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Work on ground-breaking multiplayer titles, push the boundaries of games technology and virtual worlds, or get to grips with some of the world’s toughest security challenges. If your ambitions are high, we’ll give you the tools, support and culture to take them even higher.
At Improbable, we believe that the next revolution in entertainment and society will come from massive virtual worlds. They will create new economies and opportunities globally, changing not just how we play, but how we work and relate to each other. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to build the next generation of technologies for online multi-user games and simulations.
At Improbable, you are surrounded by people who want to improve everything and everyone around them, and who compel you to improve yourself. We’re motivated by the fulfilment of solving hard problems to achieve something profound and transformative.
Your Mission
As a member of the Finance Team at Improbable, you will be central to the company’s ability to deliver timely and accurate financial data spanning multiple countries (UK, US, Canada and Germany). 
As an Accounts Payable Specialist, you will be critical to managing key stakeholder relationships, being the first point of contact with suppliers, and business partnering with internal departments. You will be responsible for timely invoices and payments processing, and driving process change to ensure our systems and processes are always best-in-class.

Areas for Impact:

  • Ownership of the end-to-end Accounts Payable process for your entities
  • Invoice processing, seeking approvals and managing supplier and business queries for your entities
  • Prepare weekly payment runs and ad hoc payments
  • Support bank reconciliation deadlines by managing payments processing in a timely manner
  • Deliver timely and accurate month-end process for your ledgers
  • Keep our suppliers happy by paying them within specified payments terms
  • Monthly review of aged creditors to ensure aged balances are followed up and cleared
  • Support delivery of Accounts Payable projects, like payment automation or Business Payment Practices reporting

We'd like to hear from you if you identify with the following:

  • You have one year or more of Accounts Payable experience and are passionate about continuing your career in accounting
  • You have a strong understanding of ERP systems (Netsuite preferable but not essential)
  • Degree level or equivalent, preferably in Finance
  • A proven self-starter with the ability to work independently and use your own initiative, managing your own workload
  • A proactive attitude and a desire to continuously improve working practices
  • Proven experience of working in a professional team and adhering to strict deadlines
  • Excellent Excel skills (e.g. VLOOKUP and pivot tables)Passion for great customer service
While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply.

About Us

Improbable is determined to foster an environment where people can do their best work and feel like they belong. We believe a healthy culture, strong values and contribution from a diverse range of individuals will help us to achieve success.
We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

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