Staff Accountant

Coupa

  • Full Time

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at www.coupa.com. Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

Do you want to work for Coupa Software, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions? We’re a company that had a successful IPO in October 2016 (NASDAQ: COUP) to fuel our innovation and growth. At Coupa, we’re building a great company that is laser focused on three core values:

1. Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful.
2. Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action.
3. Strive For Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.

We are currently in search of an Accounts Payable Clerk for the EMEA region based in our Pune, India office. The accounts payable clerk will report to the Senior Accounting Manager in the EMEA region and will play a key role in our accounting team as we continue to grow quickly and internationally. This person will interact heavily with the accounting and finance teams, internal business spend owners and third party vendors.  The best fit for the accounts payable clerk position would be someone with a strong work ethic, quick at learning new skills, a problem solver, outstanding customer service, and the ability to process transactions efficiently and accurately.  Strong written/communication skills and a special attention to detail are essential. Prior experience with European accounts payable invoices and VAT is a plus.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Coding and processing invoices in master system
  • Ensure invoices are properly allocated against purchase orders
  • Maintain relationships with international vendors
  • Familiar with foreign currency and bank transfers
  • Work with the team to ensure supplier data is updated and maintained
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Ability to process and follow-up on urgent items – use of a ticketing system for priority tasks
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders to proactively find solutions to allocation and invoicing issues before they become urgent.
  • Maintain account payable files
  • Updating invoices in local accounting systems in Europe, updating for local GAAP requirements
  • Support accounting activities, as needed
  • Available for remote meetings with the EMEA team during some of the regular European office hours (GMT)
  • Special finance projects as assigned
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    Qualifications:

     

  •  5+ years accounting-related experience, with significant focus on Accounts Payable
  • 4-year college degree is preferred, with a focus on Accounting, Finance or other business major
  • Experience working within an international entity is preferable
  • A comprehensive understanding of the GST/VAT concept and a plus for prior experience working with European VAT invoices.
  • Working understanding of basic US GAAP accounting principles
  • Excellent customer service
  • Familiar with monthly close process
  • Familiar with MS Excel and Word
  • Highly organized with a great attention to detail
  • Ability to work in multiple software systems, especially financial systems (both Group and local)
  • Strong work ethic and ownership of tasks
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication
  • Ability to work cohesively with multiple people in a fast-paced team environment
  • A plus if candidate has experience with Coupa, NetSuite, or any other major accounting systems.
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    At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.
    We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, retirement and savings plans with employer match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations for exempt employees, non-exempt employees are on an accrual basis for PTO, catered lunches…And much more!
    As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.
    Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.