ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ASSOCIATE

Agencies
United States
Competitive
29 / 04
We are seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented, analytical and hands-on Accounts Payable / Receivable Associate to join our Accounting Department.

Full description

About SPORTFIVE

SPORTFIVE utilizes the unique emotional power of sports to create and enable pioneering partnerships in sports. By delivering responsible commercialization, full-service solutions and long-term value for all stakeholders in sports, SPORTFIVE strategically and creatively connects brands, rightsholders, media platforms and fans by leveraging a global network paired with decades of experience and entrepreneurial spirit. As a market leader with customer centricity and vast data intelligence at its core, SPORTFIVE leads the sports business into the future through its digital solutions and aims to be the most progressive and respected partner in sports.

SPORTFIVE operates as an international sports business and marketing agency with a global mindset and network of over 1,200 local experts based in 15 countries active in football, golf, e-sports, motorsport, handball, tennis, American football and many more.

Overall Responsibility:

We are seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented, analytical and hands-on Accounts Payable / Receivable Associate to join our Accounting Department. You will be part of a team of six professionals. This position plays a very pivotal role and will interact with many of our employees and external vendors to ensure all transactions are processed and reported timely and accurately. This position reports directly to the Operations Controller. This is an on-site permanent role, based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform day-to-day full-cycle accounts payable transactions to ensure accurate and timely payment processing while adhering to departmental procedure.
  • Receive, allocate and enter high-volume vendor invoices and employee expense reports from multiple entities.
  • Prepare multiple batch check runs, ACH & wire payment requests throughout the week.
  • Process and follow up on “urgent” items. Respond timely to internal and external vendor inquiries / issues.
  • Establish and maintain relationship with new and existing vendors.
  • Set up new vendors and update financial records in accounting system.
  • Maintain vendor filing system of all processed documents in an organized manner.
  • Maintain the billing system. Generate invoices and account statements.
  • Performing account reconciliations.
  • Investigate and resolve any irregularities or enquiries from clients.
  • Assist in the monthly close process.
  • Prepare Form 1099s.
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • General knowledge of accounting procedures (SAP and Concur preferred).
  • 2- 4 years general accounting experience. Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Preferred
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite (mainly Excel).
  • Knowledge of Salesforce a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, autonomy, motivation and team player.
  • Provide excellent customer service by communication professionally internally and externally.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Job Requirements

  • Essential duties are performed onsite at SPORTFIVE office in Scottsdale, AZ

Benefits
Working at SPORTFIVE provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision and retirement savings.
Affordable employee medical premiums starting at $30.90 per month (highest deductible) to $165.77 per month (lowest deductible).
Employees start at 10 vacation days per year (increasing with seniority) plus 20 paid holidays.
401(k) with matching up to $4,000 per year.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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