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Senior Accounts Payable & GL Accountant (Remote in Taiwan)

edpuzzle · 30+ days ago
About us:
Are you passionate about education and accounting? Would you like to put your love of numbers to work at one of the fastest-growing companies in edtech? Do you enjoy the challenge of building a strong culture of collaboration across a remote team? Then we can’t wait to meet you!

We’re looking for a Senior Accounts Payable and GL Accountant to join the team at Edpuzzle, a leading edtech company trusted by over 80% of schools in the USA and millions of teachers and students across the globe. As a member of the Finance team, the Senior Accounts Payable and GL Accountant will be a goal-oriented, highly accurate team player and will help Edpuzzle continue to shape our high-performing Finance department.

How will you work?
Do you like to face new challenges? You’ll have a front-row seat at one of the fastest-growing companies in educational technology, trusted by over 80% of schools in the USA and millions of teachers and students across the globe. You’ll also have the opportunity to review and draft agreements with international impact and legally assist all company departments. In the process, you’ll be challenged daily, learn constantly, see the impact of your opinions and work, and grow as a legal professional.

What about the team?
Our Finance Team is composed of team members of different levels of seniority. This allows us to learn from each other, get to know our product in-depth, and collaborate on scalable projects to achieve challenging goals together!

About you:
To succeed, you will need to be a master of organization with strong attention to detail to achieve a month-end close deadline. Your drive to exceed performance expectations will contribute to efficiency and reduction of the month-end close cycle.

About the role:

  • Enter vendor invoices into the accounting system
  • Obtain applicable approvals
  • Attach and/or save invoices and supporting documents electronically
  • Organize and file supporting documents electronically
  • Manage vendors’ payment inquiries
  • Submit Purchase Requisitions
  • Review Purchase Requisitions that are submitted by other Accounts Payable Accountants, and mentor and guide junior accountants.
  • Collaborate with Accounts Payable and GL accounting team members
  • Contribute to timely month-end close
  • Assist with timely and accurate financial statement preparations in accordance with US GAAP
  • Prepare journal entries in the following (but not limited to) areas: Revenue, Accrued expenses, Payroll, Fixed asset and depreciation, and internally developed software
  • Perform or review and approve revenue recognition analysis
  • Prepare or review and approve balance sheet reconciliation
  • Assist with external audit process
  • Participate and assist with new system implementation(s)
  • Assist with tax preparation and filing
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned


  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in full AP accounting (US company experience is preferred)
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in GL accounting is an additional advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA license
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, and accounting policies
  • Computer literacy in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to listen effectively 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively
  • Ability to follow accounting standards, company policies, and procedures
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, balance workload independently, and meet deadlines
  • Must be a dependable team player with a positive attitude

Bonus skills:

  • Prior experience with QuickBooks accounting system and Salesforce
  • Experience in SaaS or an edtech company
  • Experience working with remote teams
  • Extremely deadline-driven and exceptional ability to deliver results on time
  • Experience leading a team
  • Fluency in Spanish

What will you find if you join us?

  • Competitive salary and a substantial yearly salary review
  • A fun, friendly team of highly motivated people with different skill sets and backgrounds
  • Laptop is provided
  • Health insurance
  • 24 vacation days, plus the 24th and 31st of December
Edpuzzle is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Edpuzzle makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

References from previous employers will be requested from candidates during the selection process. If you'd like to be considered for this position, please apply below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Last updated on Mar 15, 2024

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