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Senior AP Accountant

San Francisco, CA | Finance & Accounting

Job Description

We are seeking an energetic, personable, and detail-oriented person to join our company as an Accounts Payable Analyst. You will be responsible for all invoicing and payables, along with making improvements to our current AP system so that we are more efficient.

About Us:

  • Optimizely is a website optimization platform. We enable businesses to show the right thing to the right person at the right time.
  • Our first product makes A/B Testing easy. In 4 years we’ve grown to become #1 in the category with 7,000+ paying customers including Starbucks, Disney, and Salesforce.com.
  • We've raised over $88 million to grow internationally and open offices around the world.
  • Join us in our mission to empower businesses to make better data-driven decisions.


  • Full ownership of the company's entire disbursements process (with the exception of Payroll)
  • Full cycle accounts payable including invoice review, coding, securing of approvals, entry and payment.
  • Review all business expenses in our expense reimbursement and management tool, while properly tracking and recording them in the general ledger.
  • Own and manage the travel budgeting tools and corporate credit card program while improving the administrative and reconciliation process with vendors.  
  • Reconcile and maintain vendor accounts and contracts, including accurate review of vendor aging reports, collecting W-9s, year-end 1099 issuance and reporting, and coordinating, organizing, and managing vendor expense files electronically in Bill.com (invoices, payment records, supporting documents).
  • Compile or generate ad hoc financial & operational reporting on disbursements
  • Lead the design & implementation of best practice operations in accordance with company policies
  • Lead or assist on special projects as needed. 


  • You have 2 years of accounting experience with full cycle AP. 
  • You are proficient in all accounts payable functions and processes. 
  • You have a BA/BS degree or higher degree.
  • You have experience streamlining and automating AP/AR processes.
  • You have strong analytical and mathematic skills.
  • You have excellent organizational skills and are detail oriented and thorough.
  • You are able to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts.
  • You have experience working in a fast pace, high volume environment and absolutely love it.
  • You are able to meet deadlines by prioritizing tasks.
  • You have intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel.
  • You have worked with accounting software in the past, preferably NetSuite.    


  • Free city-wide Gym membership at any Crunch Fitness or YMCA!
  • Free Clipper Card to pay for your commute from anywhere in the bay area.
  • Catered in-office lunch and dinner on weekdays.
  • Full medical insurance with very low co-pay and deductible. HMO, PPO, and HSA options available.
  • Full dental coverage including orthodontics.
  • Full vision coverage including contacts.
  • Dependents 100% covered for medical, dental, and vision.
  • Unlimited vacation policy.
  • 401k benefit.
  • Top-of-the-line MacBook Pro or MacBook Air and 27" monitor.
  • Working with a great team and having a huge impact!
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