Accounts Payable Specialist in Remote

11 days ago
Mid Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)
We're on a mission to unlock global talent by making cross border hiring easy. We want to spread great employment rights and benefits and help make them the norm for remote workers across the world.

We are a new 100% distributed startup building out our product offering in 2021. We have just raised our latest funding and we’re putting together a highly experienced team (especially for this early stage of company). We’re a global company with team members in the UK, India, Germany, the USA, Finland, Latvia, Lebanon and Mexico.

Hiring people internationally is complicated – with interacting engineering, legal, financial, operations, and HR processes. We’d like to find people who think this is as interesting a challenge as we do.

We're an inclusive and diverse workplace, and welcome applicants from marginalized groups – the world over.

The Role 👩‍💻

Location: Within timezone GMT +/-3hOyster is growing fast, and we are looking for a hands-on Accounts Payable Specialist to help us carry out our day-to-day financial activities, including invoicing and credit control.You will be working in our Finance Team who are responsible for the overall Finances of Oyster, led by our Head of Finance. The role is fully remote and offers a great chance to own a critical part of the finance function.

What you'll be doing...
  • Be the owner of Oyster's account payable function; ensuring all internal and external invoices are posted on time, accounted for correctly, and paid on time
  • Be responsible for Oyster's credit control, managing overdue invoices and being a point of contact for our customers and vendors
  • Ensure the accuracy of billing currencies, billing addresses and billing contacts in our Oyster platform
  • Helping out our payroll team with the preparation of invoices for our customers, and assisting with customer and vendor queries around the billing process
  • Responsible for handling contractor invoices between our platform and ERP
  • Responsible for handling of employee expenses in our BREX portal
  • Contribute to the development of an invoice approval process and invoice payment schedule

What's it like to work at Oyster ❤️

Check out our public notion and see for yourself.

What we're looking for 📜

Skillsets that are important
  • You enjoy the daily challenge of a scale-up business and can handle invoicing complexity
  • You are a reliable and dedicated team member
  • Ability to work with a range of personnel across the entire business
  • You take pride in overseeing a very robust credit control and AP function
  • First class attention to detail; you are very organized with a proven work ethic
  • Driven by the social impact mission and desire to use skills to influence global change and employment opportunities
  • Based in time zone GMT +/-3h

Skillsets that are not required (but are a bonus)
  • Proficiency in Google Suite of products (Gmail, Google Doc, Google Sheets)
  • You bring with you prior experience of working in an AP role at a start-up/scale up
  • Positive attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-output, team oriented, practical environment

You'll also need...
  • A reliable home internet connection (or be able to get one).
  • Fluent English language.

Benefits & Compensation 💸

Salary & Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Fully flexible hours.
  • 40 days including public holidays, or legal minimum in your region if greater.
  • Home Office Equipment budget
    (see details at
    Equipment at Oyster
  • Wellness and wellbeing support through
  • Private Health Insurance
    (if you want it)
  • Time off for volunteering