AR/AP Analyst Contractor (Remote - USA)

San Francisco Bay Area or Remote Finance
Mattermost, one of Y Combinator's top 100 companies, provides the world’s leading enterprises an open source collaboration platform offering unparalleled levels of trust, flexibility and innovation. Customers include Uber, Samsung, ING Bank, U.S. Department of Defense, NASA/JPL and hundreds of leading organizations.

We are a fast-growing Silicon Valley startup that’s announced $70M of new funding in 2019 with a work-from-home workforce powered by Mattermost’s own collaboration software.

About the Role

Mattermost is seeking an innovative, part time contractor (potential for conversion) for our first in-house accounts receivable (AR) and accounts payable (AP) analyst for a growth-oriented role. You will help build efficient and scalable AR and AP cycles in a fast paced environment. You will work closely with the Accounting Lead and Director of Accounting, as well as collaborate with cross-functional partners from time to time to develop a broad range of processes and improvements in and around Finance.

We value high impact work, ownership, self-awareness and being focused on customer success. If these values match who you are, we hope you'll learn more about working at Mattermost and come talk to us!


  • Help bring AP and AR in-house, document, and make process improvement recommendations
  • Manage full cycle accounts payables including vendor record setup; managing open contracts to be billed against; coding and reviewing for proper classification of expenses; payment processing of approved vendor bills; resolving discrepancies for Month End close; and reconciling payments and outstanding AP
  • Review and approve expenses in accordance with our global expense policy, manage Expensify software including workflows and expense categories. Reconcile expense accounts to the general ledger
  • Manage full cycle accounts receivable including preparing, reviewing and sending customer invoices; reconciling payments and outstanding AR; and resolving discrepancies for Month End close
  • Verify validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, customer service, customers, etc.
  • Communicate billing discrepancies and resolve with customers and sales ops 
  • Prepare AR and AP aging report analysis
  • Assist with other month-end close tasks or projects as needed
  • Requirements

  • Detail oriented and ability to manage projects and workload effectively
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to accurately and effectively deliver verbal and written communication that is digestible for our business leaders and team member community in a remote first company
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and utilizing formula driven metrics and models
  • Kanban mentality
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Netsuite or other ERP experience
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Form of Certification (e.g. CPA, CFA, etc.)
  • Open source/SaaS background

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