AP Accounting Specialist

| Austin

About Kendra Scott:
We are a fun, talented and driven team dedicated to providing our customers with gorgeous products and a WOW! experience. Family, fashion and philanthropy are at the core of our company and though we move at a very fast pace, we are committed to maintaining a family-oriented work environment and giving back to our community. A passion for great design, dedication to innovation and a strong social media presence are our building blocks for creating a unique and engaging lifestyle brand across all channels, including retail stores, wholesale accounts and e-commerce. Our headquarters are located in the heart of Austin, Texas, and we embrace the unique vibe and energy of our hometown as an inspiration for our brand and company culture.
Position Overview:
The AP Accounting Specialist is a member of the Finance team and reports to the Accounts Payable Manager. This role’s primary responsibility is to support the accounts payable function and to ensure financial goals are achieved while maintaining overall company initiatives.
Responsibilities:
Accounts Payable
•Process a high volume of invoices daily including reviewing invoice details for complete information, assigning appropriate GL coding, and obtaining approval for payment from department leaders
•Prepare and perform check runs on a bi-weekly basis
•Review contracts for relevant financial information
•Follow up and resolve any invoice, payment, or contract discrepancies in a timely manner
•Research and resolve payment inquiries from vendors and department managers
•Organize and maintain electronic and physical accounts payable files
•Work with cross-functional teams on daily basis
•Assist month-end accounting close process including balance sheet rollforwards and allocation journal entries.
•Reconcile assigned vendor accounts monthly
•Prepare routine and non-routine journal entries
•Support AP Manager in developing, implementing, and enforcing policies and procedures
•Support AP Manager in adhoc requests
Employee Purchasing Cards
•Collaborate with Procurement team to develop and implement employee purchasing card program and ensure compliance with policies and procedures
•Perform card administrative duties such as new card activations, cancellations, password resets, etc.
•Prepare monthly journal entries to record program spend and ensure accurate record keeping by account and department
•Prepare monthly reporting metrics for management and collaborate with Procurement team to identify areas for opportunity
•Evaluates program effectiveness and provide ongoing feedback for improvements
Our Ideal Candidate will have:
•4 Year College degree is required: B.S. Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
•Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and follow up are critical
•2+ years of experience
•1+ years of accounts payable experience is required
•High level of experience using Excel and other tools to analyze data
•Experience posting journal entries

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Technology we use

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Location

Our Home Office is located in the heart of Austin, with easy access to MoPac, downtown and North Austin neighborhoods.

An Insider's view of Kendra Scott

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our Home Office vibe is exactly how it sounds- it feels like home. It's exciting because you never know what daily surprises are in store-Kendra could be walking around in a unicorn costume giving everyone hugs or our Fun Committee may be hosting a happy hour in the cafe to relieve the stress of a busy week. This place is truly one of a kind!

JJ

Store Technology Analyst

What projects are you most excited about?

Our goal at Kendra Scott is to keep the shopping experience personal. I am most excited about how we are working to achieve that goal digitally. From personalized content on our website to targeted email campaigns, our focus for 2018 is on making every customer’s experience with Kendra Scott relevant and personal.

Kirsten

eCommerce Merchandising & Email Marketing Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

In 2.5 years, I’ve been fortunate to experience our brand in 3 different cities. After 2 years in Memphis & Nashville as a Community Relations & Events Manager, I moved to Austin to take on a new role of Talent Acquisition Specialist. I’m thankful for a company that is committed to internal growth and sees development potential in every employee.

Laura

Talent Acquisition Specialist

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

With a business that’s growing as rapidly as ours, technology is so important in bringing an amazing Kendra Scott experience to our customers. Our IT team acts as a direct pipeline that connects them to our brand. I constantly challenge my team to continue to innovate the way we bring Family, Fashion, and Philanthropy to our customers.

Kendra

Founder and CEO

What projects are you most excited about?

All of them! I just finished a new warehouse management system implementation and we have a roadmap full of system investments slated for 2018, all of which are critical to fuel our continued success! I love that I get exposure to ALL systems at Kendra Scott, including ERP, POS, WMS, & E-comm- experience I'd be hard pressed to gain anywhere else!

Gale

Program Director

What are Kendra Scott Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Kendra Scott we believe in treating our employees like family, and supporting those with families of their own. We proudly support work-life balance through our unique culture and perks. Our robust benefits package includes 100% paid parental leave and matched 401K, while our workspaces are personally designed by Kendra to inspire creativity and collaboration – a home away from home. With a complimentary nail bar, on-site gym, juice bar and kids’ game room, our workspaces put our Family pillar into action. Our work culture promotes healthy living, flexibility to raise a family, and inspiring relationships.

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