Account Payable / Account Receivable Specialist (6 months Contract)

Posted on Saturday, September 23, 2023

About Agora

Agora is the world’s leading video, voice and live interactive streaming platform, helping developers deliver rich in-app experiences – including embedded voice and video chat, real-time recording, interactive live streaming, and real-time messaging.

We power an average of over 60,000,000,000 minutes of human connection per month across the globe. Our mission is to make real-time engagement ubiquitous, allowing everyone to interact with anyone, anytime and anywhere.

We are customer-centric and results driven, and we foster an environment that values diversity, teamwork, mindful communication and excellence. With accelerating global growth, we are looking for exceptional people to enhance our team of world-class technology evangelists. This is a rare opportunity to join a fast-growing multinational company that both values teamwork and recognizes individual impact. Your voice and ideas are welcome here.

With over 500 million SDK installs and rapid expansion, we are growing our global team. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact. As we transform the way the world communicates, we are carefully and collaboratively building our team and organization. Your ideas and voice are valued here, and you'll have the chance to make a meaningful contribution.

Core Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable Responsibilities:

  • Invoice Processing: Accurately process supplier invoices and match them with purchase orders and delivery receipts.
  • Vendor Relations: Communicate with vendors regarding invoice discrepancies, pricing issues, and payment inquiries.
  • Payment Processing: Prepare and process payments, including checks, ACH transfers, and wire transfers, ensuring adherence to payment terms.
  • Expense Reimbursement: Review and process employee expense reports, ensuring compliance with company policies.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain accurate and up-to-date AP records, including invoices, payment documentation, and vendor files.
  • Month-end Reconciliation: Assist in AP reconciliation and month-end closing processes.
  • Reporting: Generate AP reports and provide support for financial reporting as needed.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with company policies and relevant accounting standards.

Accounts Receivable Responsibilities:

  • Customer Invoicing: Create and send out customer invoices in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Collections: Monitor and follow up on overdue accounts, resolving billing issues and negotiating payment plans when necessary.
  • Cash Receipts: Record customer payments, allocate them correctly, and perform bank reconciliations.
  • Customer Relations: Address customer inquiries and provide excellent customer service regarding billing and payment matters.
  • Aging Reports: Prepare and analyze AR aging reports to identify delinquent accounts and take appropriate actions.
  • Month-end Reconciliation: Assist in AR reconciliation and month-end closing processes.
  • Reporting: Generate AR reports and provide support for financial reporting as needed.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with company policies and relevant accounting standards.

Audit Responsibilities:

  • Prepare required schedules, documentation, and respond to inquiries for all audits.

Ad-Hoc Tasks:

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis, conduct research, and resolve problems using internal and external resources.

Required Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Proven experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable roles, preferably at a high-growth tech company.
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, Accounting, or a related business field.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to identify errors and discrepancies.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, for interaction with various functions across the organization, vendors and customers.
  • Intermediate-level Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-lookups.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work outside of regular hours during monthly closes and occasionally on weekends to meet deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with international accounting operations.
  • Experience in CRM/Salesforce.
  • Experience in NetSuite/NSPB.
  • Proficiency in Chinese (communication, reading, and writing)

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Agora values its employees and provides a complete compensation package that includes benefits, equity and competitive base salaries.

Agora is an equal opportunity employer and makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of merit.