Glynn Capital
Glynn Capital

Junior Accounts Payable Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Join us in building a world where talking to a business is as easy as talking to a friend! ✨

Bird is an AI-powered Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Platform for Marketing, Customer Service, and Payments, powering over 5 trillion annual messages across channels like Email, SMS, and WhatsApp. The impact is real – our messages reach at least 50% of the world's population yearly. If you ever ordered takeaway or purchased goods online, it’s almost guaranteed you have encountered messages through Bird’s technology.

What’s my job title? Junior Accounts Payable Specialist

Where in the world? The role is based in Amsterdam, with a hybrid work model.

Working hours? For this role, you will operate within Central European Time (CET)

What language(s) will I speak? Fluency in English

The Role

As a Junior Accounts Payable Specialist, you will play an essential role in supporting our global AP processes. Working closely with the commercial- and accounting team, your responsibilities will involve assisting with supplier relationships and managing day-to-day AP processes. This position offers a valuable learning opportunity, allowing you to develop your skills and contribute to the efficiency of our growing business.

Joining Bird means becoming part of a dynamic, open, and ambitious team. We foster an environment that encourages growth and collaboration, ensuring you're excited to tackle your daily tasks.

What you’ll do

  • Manage our global accounts payable process, ensuring invoices are processed on time enabling vendors to be paid as per payment terms.

  • Resolve queries on invoices & tracking supplier disputes. Ensure queries and disputes are answered and resolved on time

  • Skillfully manage netting proposals for our suppliers who are also customers.

  • Managing relationships with senior stakeholders internally as well as with key suppliers.

  • Preparing payment batches for upload to banking platforms on time.

  • Innovate, automate, and challenge the status quo seeking continuous improvement.

  • Document governance, approval processes & controls.

What you’ll bring

  • Eagerness to learn, a hands-on approach, and a focus on speed, accuracy and efficiency.

  • Positive- “Can do” attitude and strong work ethic with a proven record of going “above and beyond”

  • Relevant educational background, such as Business Administration, Finance & Accounting, or equivalent practical experience.

  • At least 2 years experience in a role related to accounting or finance.

  • Attention to detail, ability to adapt, and work accurately under pressure and deadlines.

  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with various departments.

  • Willingness to take on multiple tasks, troubleshoot, and learn new skills.

  • Working knowledge of NetSuite or other similar ERP tools.

  • Good systems skills (Excel / Google spreadsheet, pivot tables, etc)

  • Proficiency in English.

Interview Process
You Apply And Will Hear Back From Us Within a Few Days. If There’s a Fit, The Full Process Is As follows:
↳ [30 mins] Recruiter Screen
↳ [45 mins] Hiring Manager Interview / Accounts Payable Expertise
↳ [45 mins] Team Interview / Systems Proficiency
↳ [45 mins] Cross-functional Interview / stakeholder management
↳ [30 mins] Final Interview with Executive Team Member

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What You’ll Gain

🏡Remote work environment: you’ll work from home or wherever you can focus best. All Birds are required to work from their hired country.

💰Competitive Compensation

💻Latest MacBook and generous Home Office Budget to set you up for success

💅State-of-the-art branded gear

🥳Company-wide and team events - last editions in Marbella and Bangkok!

✈️Temporary Working Abroad: 10 business days a year (in your timezone)

🌴Life Happens! We offer generous Parental, PTO, and Special Leave Policies.

🃏Joker Day! Wellness day? Party time? 1 extra day off per year, no questions asked!

🤯Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business

💙Join a diverse team consisting of 60+ nationalities, working in over +50 countries


Life at Bird

When joining Bird, you will work with some of the smartest, curious, and driven people you will ever meet. It’s rewarding, demanding, and exciting work, and you’ll do and learn more than you can imagine. Bird is a great fit for ambitious self-starters who have endless curiosity, work independently, and like to roll up their sleeves and get shit done!

Do you have what it takes to join Bird? 🚀

Learn more about Life at Bird and our Values: How We Work, Careers, and About Bird.

We hope you’re one of us! 💙